Briefly: 4K Porn Explosion, Australia Myths Vs. Reality, Half-Price LEGO

Brief news items for Lifehacker readers including: This 4K Porn video will assault your senses, three persistent myths about Australia that just aren't true, get 50% off Lego at Woolworths.

  • Australians enjoy a reputation for being fit, laid-back and overly fond of beer. However, data from the Australian Bureau of Statistics and other reputable sources suggests we're actually a nation of fat, overworked worrywarts. Check out Business Insider's amusing expose for more information.
  • We recently brought your attention to Rebrickable — a fantastic website that turns your old Lego bricks into new creations. However, if you'd prefer to tear open a box of fresh bricks, Woolworths is selling LEGO City and LEGO Friends packs for $15 — that's $15 off the original RRP. [Via OzBargain]
  • You knew it was coming. 4K porn video are now available for download, courtesy of "adult entertainment" website Huccio. For the home viewer, this translates to a razor-sharp view of every thrusting, jiggling, bouncing body part. It's every bit as confronting as it sounds. You can watch a [NSFW] teaser over at Gizmodo but be warned — we hear too much Ultra HD can make you go blind.
  • In other porn-related news, Ford has unveiled a gallery of improbably sexy Fiesta ST pics. The new sporty hatchback boasts a 1.6-litre EcoBoost petrol engine that produces 134kW and 240Nm of torque along with 17-inch alloy wheels with a snowflake design. Click here to drool at the pictures.
  • Labor member for Blaxland (NSW) Jason Clare is the opposition government's new communications minister. Former NBN champion Stephen Conroy, meanwhile, has stepped up into the role of minister for defence. Clare’s deputy will be Western Sydney MP Michelle Rowland, who reportedly has a strong knowledge of the NBN and had been tipped to spearhead the portfolio herself before today’s announcement. You can read more about the shadow cabinet reshuffle over at Gizmodo.
  • If you didn't find enough apps to whet your appetite in Freebie Friday, here's an additional $62 worth of iPad and iPhone apps completely free, courtesy of Smart Apps For Kids.

Comments

    I think "opposition government" is very unwieldy, and pretty much meaningless.
    How about calling Jason Clare the Shadow Minister?

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