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How to win at office politics: Build a fort

How to win at office politics: Build a fort

A man has summoned his inner child and built a fort at work. The lucky office worker was apparently allowed to erect the cardboard defence, which covered him while he was at his desk, by bosses. The fort, which was mostly made up of boxes, came complete with its own special message on the front that said ‘Your authority is not recognised in fort Kickass.’  Read More →


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Sport

Ricciardo wins at Spa

Ricciardo wins at Spa

Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday while Mercedes title rivals Nico Rosberg and Lewis Hamilton provided the drama of the day by colliding on the second lap. Hamilton failed to finish after fighting with a damaged car but Rosberg, blamed by his bosses and booed by the crowd on the podium, finished second to extend his championship lead to 29 points with seven of the 19 races remaining. The victory, on a surprisingly dry afternoon at a circuit famed for rapid changes in weather conditions, was Ricciardo’s second in succession and third of his first season with... [Read the full story]


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Smoko

Davo’s quote of the day

Davo’s quote of the day

‘If you stick your head out of the window, you may get spat on’  Read More →


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Music

On this day…in 1987

On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees: Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and the Everly Brothers. Since then, the Hall has added a new class of inductees each year, expanding by January 2008 to 209 honorees in four categories: Performers, Non-Performers, Sidemen and Lifetime Achievers. The category in which the Hall is most conspicuously lacking, however, is women. Of the 159 total inductions in the Performers category, 135 have been of solo male performers or male... [Read the full story]


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Life

Crocodiles can climb trees

Crocodiles can climb trees

Most people entering crocodile territory keep a wary eye out on water and land, but research suggests they need to look up. Though the reptiles lack obvious physical features to suggest this is possible, crocodiles in fact climb trees all the way to the crowns, according to University of Tennessee researcher Vladimir Dinets. Researchers in the climbing study observed crocodiles in Australia, Africa and North America. The study documented crocodiles climbing as high as six feet off the ground. But Dinets said he received anecdotal reports from people who spend time around crocodiles of the reptiles... [Read the full story]


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Quickies

LOL

LOL

Today, I noticed that my new colleague never laughs.  Instead she says, “LOL”.  I have to work with her every day.  Read More →


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On this day…in 1979

On this day…in 1979

Judge John Wood, known as “Maximum John,” is assassinated outside his San Antonio, Texas, home as he bent down to look at a flat tire on his car. Charles Harrelson, father of actor Woody Harrelson was charged with the murder after evidence revealed that drug kingpin Jimmy Chagra, whose case was about to...

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On this day…in 1977

On this day…in 1977

On this day in 1977, the weekend opens with an intergalactic bang as the first of George Lucas’ blockbuster Star Wars movies hits American theaters. The incredible success of Star Wars…it received seven Oscars, and earned $461 million in U.S. ticket sales and a gross of close to $800 million worldwide…began...

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‘Wanna Meet Harry’ – New reality TV show

‘Wanna Meet Harry’ – New reality TV show

‘American Idol’ host (and reality TV producer- we have him to thank for the Kardashians) Ryan Seacrest has produced probably the CRAZIEST reality TV show yet. It’s called ‘Wanna Meet Harry.’ A group of women from the United States were taken to London and led to believe they were competing for the affections...

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Royal Tour Of Australia & New Zealand

Royal Tour Of Australia & New Zealand

The Duchess Of Cambridge Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince George set off for their three week Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia on April 7th. As a family, this will be their first big engagement after the royal baby’s christening at the end of 2013 and they’ve got a pretty exciting schedule...

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Sport

Ricciardo wins at Spa

Ricciardo wins at Spa

Daniel Ricciardo won the Belgian Grand Prix for Red Bull on Sunday while Mercedes...


Daniel Ricciardo wins the Hungarian GP

Daniel Ricciardo wins the Hungarian GP

Daniel Ricciardo drove the race of his life to secure an unlikely victory for Red...


Daniel Ricciardo wins 2014 Canadian GP

Daniel Ricciardo wins 2014 Canadian GP

Daniel Ricciardo claimed his maiden Formula 1 race win after an impressive late charge...


Miller victorious in Qatar

Miller victorious in Qatar

Ozzie Jack Miller stormed to his first career win after a frantic finish to the Moto3...


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Music

On this day…in 1987

On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees:...


2014 triple j Hottest 100 voting opens

2014 triple j Hottest 100 voting opens

Voting for the triple j’s Hottest 100 – aka the “world’s biggest music democracy”...


The Mrs. Carter Perth Show

The Mrs. Carter Perth Show

One of the best concerts to kick off one year since the Perth Arena’s first...


One Direction food fight in Melbourne

One Direction food fight in Melbourne

One Direction’s last show in Melbourne was one to remember – with the boys...


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