Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: The science of time travel, 10% off Apple Macs, get free Lipton tea from IGA.
- Phase 1 of Dick Smith’s turnaround initiative was completed today with Anchorage Capital Partners and Mangement completing a release from the financial obligations to its former partner; Woolworths. “Based on Dick Smith’s performance over the last six months we are confident the business will continue to experience positive growth and performance as a major player in the Australian consumer electronics industry,” Dick Smith CEO Nick Abboud.
- JB Hi-Fi is offering 10% off Apple Macs until Sunday. You can also get 36 months interest free on all other computer products.
- Lipton is offering free sampler packs of its new pyramid tea bags through IGA. The distinctive bags come with separate layers of tea leaves, fruit and herb pieces. Pay a visit to IGA’s website to order your sample.
- Time travel is one of the most fascinating plot devices in sci-fi — but is it feasible? The Science and Science Fiction of Time: From Spacetime to the TARDIS is an exhaustive lecture that attempts to explain the mechanics of time travel with some looks at how it’s been used in various fictional properties, including Dr Who.