Briefly: Game Of Thrones Heading To Australia, Nature's Miracle Pain-Killer, Free Glossy Photo Paper

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Game of Thrones comes to Sydney Opera House, scientists discover nature's miracle pain killer, get ten 4R 4x6 sheets of glossy photo paper for free. Photo: HBO

  • Game of Thrones author George RR Martin and Peter Dinklage (who plays Tyrion Lannister in the HBO TV adapatation) are coming to Australia as part of the Supernova Expo. The duo will be in conversation at the Sydney Opera House on 11 November -- you can register your interest here.
  • This video short shows you nine horrifically disturbing scientific facts that will make you realise how many hairs you have on the back of your neck. Hooray for science.
  • Glossy photo paper is more expensive than regular paper, so any chance to land some free sheets is welcome. Toner Bee us currently giving away a pack of ten 4R 4x6 sheets for free, delivery included. There's a limit of one pack per household but that seems to be the only catch. [Via OzBargain]
  • Scientists have discovered a numbing toxin in a Moroccan cactuslike plant that could potentially put an end to localised pain in humans. The resiniferatoxin painkiller, which is currently being trialed in America, works by targeting the body’s neurons. You can read the full report over at Scientific American.


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