Briefly: Free Dog Treats, The Australian Da Vinci, When Sharks Attack

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: How David Unaipon (almost) changed our nation, get a free full sample pack of Lickable Dog Treats, GoPro captures reef diver fighting off a very angry shark.

  • VCA World is offering a free full sample pack of Lickables Dog Treats for customers who fill out its questionnaire. To claim your freebie, use the coupon code ‘LKWB131411’. [Via OzBargain]
  • Own cats instead of dogs? You can also get a free sample of Purina Felix cat food by filling in these details. Limited to one sample per household. [Via OzBargain]
  • David Unaipon has been pictured on the front of Australia’s $50 note since 1995. Unaipon was said to be “the best-known Aborigine in Australia” during his lifetime and famously conceptualised the helicopter two decades before it became a reality. Click here to read his story.
  • Sharks are ancient, magnificent creatures worthy of our respect. This sentiment is somewhat harder to maintain when a Carribean Reef Shark is trying to take a bite out of you though. Full props to the diver in this terrifying Go Pro video who managed to fend off the beast as gently as possible.

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