Briefly: Best Retro CGI, 40% Off DSLRs, Sex Drive Killers

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers including: the best movie CGI from the previous century, best Budget 2014 reactions, six bad habits that could be killing your sex drive.

  • Oh dear. This “hilarious” animation clip is apparently a leaked social media policy video for Queensland government agencies. It is diabolically awful.
  • We’ve already extensively covered how Budget 2014 will affect everyday Australians — but it is also going to take a bite out of the video games industry. The Federal Government is going to pull $10 million of funding for the Australian Interactive Media Fund which means local developers are basically on their own. Here’s a cross-section of industry reactions, courtesy of Kotaku.
  • You can also see the best social media reactions to the budget over at Gizmodo.
  • Computer-generated effects (CGI) get a bad rep from some; particular sci-fi purists who prefer practical F.X. However, CGI has featured in plenty of old iconic movies ranging from Labyrinth to the original Star Wars. Check out this video of the Top 10 CGI Moments from before the year 2000.
  • Looking for a cheap DSLR? Digital World International has slashed up to 40 per cent off digital products, including camera bodies, lenses, flashes, batteries and accessories. For more great online deals, check out our Hump Day Bargains post.
  • Has it been a while since you last got it on in the sack? Here are six bad habits that could be to blame, according to the girls at PopSugar Health & Fitness. (Curiously, having kids isn’t among them.)

  • The Cheapest NBN 50 Plans

    Here are the cheapest plans available for Australia’s most popular NBN speed tier.

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