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Briefly: Cosplay Cops, Liquid Ballet, Get $25 Uber Credit

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Cosplayers launch police squad to combat anti-social behavior at cons, get $25 of free travel credit with Uber, the best “dancing liquid” video you will see today.


Briefly: Sony's Drone-Friendly Camera, Coffee Crack, Half-Price Play TV

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get a Play TV for $46, see the dedicated drone mode on Sony’s 4K Action Cam, the reasons why video games have beta testing.


Briefly: Jiggle Physics, Robot Tomato Dispenser, Apple Car Ad

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: How video game breasts are made (and why they can go wrong), Apple Car “leaked” ad, Japan shows off wearable robot that dispenses tomatoes while you run.


Briefly: Free AFL Live Pass Trial, Best Of YouTube, KFC Chips For $1

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: get a month of AFL Live Pass for free, ten years of YouTube’s best videos distilled into 16 minutes, the worst- and best-dressed men at the 2015 Oscars, get a regular serve of KFC chips for $1.


Briefly: $39 Google Chromecast, Oscars Red Carpet, Bartender Dating Dirt

Brief news items of note for Lifehacher readers, including: Get half-price off $30 SIM starter kits at Australia Post, the best of the Academy Awards’ red carpet, bartenders spill the beans on terrible Tinder dates.


Video Briefly: Train Dance Party, DIY Arc Furnace, Selfie Stick Proposal

Brief video items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: How to make an arc furnace capable of melting metal in your backyard, hilarious impromptu dance party on Perth train, the history of the M16 rifle.


Briefly: Totoro Origins, Cheap Surface Pro 3, 1982 Touch Screens

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Get a Microsoft Surface Pro 3 for under $900, what touchscreens were like in 1982, the book that inspired Totoro.


Briefly: 10K Video, Toy Fair 2015 Highlights, Cloud Porn

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Differential advection caught on video, get a Nintendo 3DS XL for $160, the best stuff at Toy Fair 2015.


Briefly: EB Games Sale, Wyrmwood Versus Piracy, Cheap Pizza

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: the best deals from EB Games’ stock clearance sale, the future of games journalism is rap reviews, why you shouldn’t pirate the Aussie zombie movie Wyrmwood.


Video Briefly: New Bond Footage, Spy Phone Tricks, Thermomix Review

Brief video items for Lifehacker readers, including: How to turn your smartphone into the ultimate spy tool, the best short movies of the week, Gizmodo runs the Sydney Color Run.