Briefly: Battlefield 4 Benchmarked, Caffeinated Ice Blocks, Worst GoPro Clip Ever

Brief news items for Lifehacker readers including: Get 20% off iTunes Gift Cards at Officeworks, Battlefield 4 tested on all compatible hardware, base jumper records horrific cliff injuries on his Go Pro camera.

  • If you pay full price for iTunes Gift Cards you're doing it wrong. Officeworks is the latest retailer to slash the price of its iTunes stock, with all cards currently selling for 20 percent off. This means you can get $20, $30 and $50 Gift Cards for $16, $24 and $40, respectively.
  • In other discount news, Coles is offering 20 percent off all Vodafone recharge vouchers including prepaid mobile broadband. This works out to a saving of up to $25, which isn't too shabby if you're a Vodafone customer. [Via OzBargain]
  • Battlefield 4 on PC has just been exhaustively benchmarked by Kotaku. Will your gaming rig be up to the task? Click here to find out!
  • LEGO's detachable, multicoloured tentacles have a long reach: having conquered the video game market, the Danish toy giant is now trying its luck at a feature-length movie. It tells the story of an ordinary LEGO man who has an accident and falls into another world, which sounds suspiciously like a hackneyed fish-out-of water flick. Watch the trailer and judge for yourself.
  • If you're one of those people who think Halloween is a charmless American custom that has no place in Australia, this amazing gallery might change your mind: some die-hard Doctor Who fans dressed their two-year old daughter up as all eleven doctors. This may just be the cutest/geekiest thing we've ever seen. Bless.
  • Have you ever wondered what the characters from Pixar would look like if they were reimangined as gritty video game protagonists? Wonder no longer.
  • Green Tea Ice Blocks are a healthy and refreshing way to get your caffeine fix. Get the recipe from PopSugar Health & Fitness.
  • Professional base jumper Ammon McNeely recently suffered horrific leg injuries when his parachute failed to deploy properly while leaping off a cliff in Moab, Utah. His GoPro camera captured the whole thing, which the hard-as-nails McNeely subsequently posted on YouTube. {WARNING: linked video contains graphic images that some may find disturbing.]
  • In related news, here are five amazing facts about blood.


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