Briefly: IKEA Sale Now On, Essential Sitting Exercises, Mars Rover Time-Lapse Video

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Up to 50% off IKEA merchandise, watch nine months of mars roving images in 60 seconds, three simple exercises to do while you sit.

  • Internet radio service provider Pandora has announced a new partnership with Facebook which will allow users to find and share music via the Timeline App. Pandora listeners will also be able to personalise what they want to share with options for stations, tracks and artists. You can find out more details at Pandora's blog.
  • IKEA is currently having a storewide sale with up to 50 per cent off selected items. You can browse what's on sale by paying a visit to the Tempe, Rhodes, Logan, Richmond and Springvale online stores.
  • Remember the Australian hacker/prankster who was accosted by police with a battering ram for attempting to sell an Xbox Durango development console on eBay? Apparently, charges are expected to be laid on Monday — but not for offences relating to the Durango. Instead, he might only be charged with owning a stun gun which police uncovered during the raid. Read the full report at Gizmodo.
  • The fanfare surrounding the Curiosity Mars rover has begun to die down in recent months but it's still been beavering away taking pictures. In this fascinating video, you can see what Curiosity has been up to over the past nine months — condensed to just one minute.
  • The hardest part of exercising is getting off your bum and being proactive — PopSugar Health & Fitness eliminates this barrier by introducing three simple exercises to do while you sit. Huzzah!

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