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'Tis the season to get gadgets but what are you going to do with the one you've got? Folks will pay good money (or at least good karma) for your second-hand electronics. Here's how to hawk your legacy hardware online — or just give it away responsibly — and get an early start on next years Nice list.


To most people living in cities around the world, the homeless have essentially become invisible. They blend into the streets, they're background noise, they're just a part of the fabric of a city, like buildings and street lights. To prove how invisible the homeless are to normal decent folks, NYC Rescue Mission did a social experiment where they dressed people's family members as homeless to see how they would react.


Joel Johnson, after he visited a Foxconn factory for Wired: To be soaked in materialism, to directly and indirectly champion it, has also brought guilt.


Vodafone and Three will be offering free calls to support services like Kids Helpline, Lifeline, SES, The Australian Red Cross, SANE, Bernados, Conservation Volunteers Australia, Oxfam and Mission Australia from March 17. The people who need to call these services don't deserve to be hit with a massive phone bill at the end of the month. Kudos, VHA...


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If you're trying to raise awareness for a cause - especially if that cause is providing toilets for the 2.6 billion people in the world who don't have one - there are worse places to start than piloting an RC turd. I think.


Maybe you prioritised reading comic books over extreme physical conditioning and the honing of your latent superpowers. That's OK. Because if you have the cash, you can buy your way into the next X-Men movie.