Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: get $130 off Sunbeam’s EM0480 Coffee Grinder, inside Stanford University’s real-life torture experiment, 10 warning signs that you’re over-exercising.
- Samsung accidentally unleashed a pair of water buffaloes in Sydney today while filming a TV commercial. The panicked beasts made their way through Newtown’s busy streets before eventually being rounded up by their handlers. Head over to Business Insider to see the photos.
- Google Maps is one of the most essential mobile applications of the modern world. What few realise is that the app really started to take shape in Sydney, Australia with the help of local developing talent. Gizmodo has the story.
- Kids love to show off their toys — even in third-world countries. Nobody knows this better than photographer Gabriele Galimberti, who recently traveled around the world taking photos of children with their most prized possessions. Click here to see some touching examples. (We particularly like the Zanzibar kids with their ’80s-era action figures.
- Here are 25 vegetarian-friendly recipes that make cooking a cinch, courtesy of PopSugar Health & Fitness.
- In the summer of 1971, on the campus of one of the USA’s top universities and under the supervision of a faculty member, 11 students tortured 10 others over a six-day period, all in the interest of “science.” It became known as the Stanford Prison Experiment.
- It’s common to have the mentality “go hard or go home”, but when it’s taken too literally negative things can happen to your overall health. PopSugar Health & Fitness talks through the warning signs.
- Australian PM Tony Abbott has announced that ‘pre-eminent’ Australians could be once again be made Knights or Dames under a new award. Up to four awards may be bestowed per year by the British Queen on the recommendation of the prime minister.
- Harris Scarfe is currently selling the Sunbeam EM0480 Coffee Grinder for $69; a saving of $130. [Via OzBargain]