Briefly: Nutrition Myths Busted, Musical Paint, GTA V Timelapse

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: Five common nutrition myths busted, beautiful video of paint dancing to music, Grand Theft Auto V in fast-forward.

  • In celebration of National Nutrition Week which kicks off on Sunday, PopSugar Health & Fitness has debunked five common nutrition myths in a bid to educate the masses. From the health properties of coffee to the dangers of low-fat foods, some of their facts may surprise you.
  • Grand Theft Auto V is a game typified by gunfights and speeding cars — stopping to soak in the world's incredible detail usually isn't possible. This video eschews the action to focus on time-lapsed footage of the game's breathtaking environments.
  • Myer is knocking 10 percent off the price of its iPad range this Saturday (11/10/2013). The sale is for one day only and there's a limit of five units per customer. Personally, we'd wait to see what kind of deals are offered after the new iPad comes out, but if you can't wait that long this is a decent little saving. [Via OzBargain]
  • Have you ever wondered what would happen if your filled home theatre speakers with paint and then cranked up the music? Wonder no longer.
  • As we've noted several times in the past, 'do not knock' signs do have a legal effect. This was reiterated in Federal Court today with Justice John Middleton determining it illegal for door-to-door salespeople to ignore 'do not knock' signs in a ruling against AGL door-to-door salesman. "Consumers do not have the option of walking away from the sales situation and may feel threatened to agree to an offer simply to put that situation to an end," Middleton said. You can read the full story here.
  • Arnold Schwarzenegger impersonations are ten-to-the-schilling. However, Canadian comedian David Andrew Brent could very well be the best Arnie impersonator we've ever heard. It's so accurate that it kind of freaks us out. Watch it with your eyes closed.


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