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How To Watch This Week's Delta Aquarid Meteor Shower In Australia

At approximately 12am tonight, the Delta Aquarid meteor shower will begin to light up the Australian skies. The celestial event will be visible with the naked eye thanks to mostly clear skies across the continent. Here’s what you need to know.


The Complete Pokemon GO Troubleshooting Guide

As Pokemon GO nears its one-month anniversary, the phenomenon is showing no signs of slowing down. Over the past few weeks, we’ve provided a wealth of advice, playing tips and trouble-shooting advice covering everything from combating battery drain to finding the best Pokemon in each state. Whether you’re just starting out or are well on your way to becoming a pocket monster master, you need to read the following articles this weekend…


Explained: The 33 Gender Identities Recognised By The Australian Sex Survey

The acronym “LGBT” was once considered sufficiently representational of non-heterosexual sexuality and gender types. Well, it looks like we’re going to need a few more letters. A new Australian sex survey conducted by researchers at The Queensland University of Technology (QUT) has listed a whopping 33 options under the question “Which of the following terms do you feel best describes your gender?”. Here’s the full list, along with definitions of what they represent.


Filler Words Like 'Um' Aren't All Bad, And Can Be Used To Your Advantange

If you, uh, have a tendency to use filler words like “um” or “like” when you talk, it’s not the end of the world. Turns out they can actually be a good thing — as long as you use them right.


13 Obscure Punctuation Marks You Should Be Using [Infographic]

Are you getting a little bored of periods, exclamation marks and commas? Need to spice up your writing but not quite ready to use emojis and emoticons? Luckily there’s a whole wealth of obscure punctuation marks for you to make use of, from the interrobang to the snark mark.


Make Your Own Micro USB Cable To Charge Your Phone From Another Phone

Ever find yourself with a dead smartphone battery when your friend has a full charge? Make Magazine shows you how to make your own USB cable that will allow you to recharge your phone from another phone.


iOS 9.3.3 Jailbreak Is Clunky, But Available Right Now

iOS: iOS 9 has been jailbroken for a while, but the smaller software iterations have been relatively untouched. Now, a clunky, Windows-only and Chinese-language-only jailbreak is available for the newest iOS operating system.


Google's Dialer App Now Warns You When You're Getting A Call From A Spammer

Android: Google is just as sick of robocalls as you are, it seems. The company has just announced that the built-in phone app on Nexus phones will give you a big red warning when you’re getting a call from a spammer.


Is Lightning Broadband's 100 Mbps Internet Too Good To Be True?

As millions of Australian homes wait for the NBN to reach their door, Lightning Broadband is deploying a wireless network promising fibre-like download speeds to suburban users.

Starting in Melbourne’s inner suburbs with plans to extend to other state capitals, Lightning Broadband is connecting homes and businesses via 5.8 GHz microwave links capable of delivering 100 Mbps download speeds. The links also support 100 Mbps upload speeds, outpacing uploads on the National Broadband Network’s fibre connections. Here’s what you need to know.


15 Grammar Mistakes That Make You Look Stupid [Infographic]

We all make grammar mistakes from time to time. Usually it’s because you’re in a rush, writing informally or simply not devoting your full attention to the task at hand. While the odd grammatical snafu is forgivable, there are some errors you definitely need to avoid. This infographic looks at 15 bone-headed stuff-ups that will cause anyone reading to seriously question your intelligence.


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