Briefly: iPhone 6 Rumour Roundup, Bean Farts Explained, Fake Quotes

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Australian anti-piracy forum live blog, the science behind beans and flatulence, famously wrong predictions about the future that are actually fake.

  • Remember that controversial Sega game Night Trap that got banned from sale in Australia in the early 1990s? 250 copies just randomly showed up at a used game store. Kotaku has the report.
  • Have you ever wondered how long a human could survive in space without a spacesuit? Allow this Today I Found Out video to drop its science on those assembled.
  • Malcolm Turnbull's anti-piracy forum kicks off tonight at 6:30pm. On the agenda: how the Government should best regulate online piracy. Click here to follow Gizmodo's live blog.
  • One of the funniest scenes in Blazing Saddles depicts a bunch of cowboys sitting around a campfire eating beans and farting copiously. But have you ever stopped to wonder why this actually happens? Click here for the answer.
  • The new iPhone unveiling is just a few hours away. Here's a roundup of plausible rumours.
  • People love to pass around hilariously off-base quotes from past great thinkers. However, sometimes it's the actual quote that's wrong. Here are seven famously "wrong" predictions that were either taken out of context or completely made up.


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