Briefly: Stan Streaming Prices, Free Ebooks, GoPro Firefighter

Briefly: Stan Streaming Prices, Free Ebooks, GoPro Firefighter
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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Stan pricing confirmed, Adelaide bushfires captured on firefighter’s GoPro, get 33 Joseph Conrad ebooks for free.

  • What did people use to mask surgical pain before modern anaesthesia? Drugs ‘n’ booze, mainly.
  • Amazon is giving away 33 nautical-flavoured ebooks by the famous novelist Joseph Conrad. Click here to see the full range.
  • The pricing for new streaming service Stan has finally been locked down. The all-you-can-eat movies and TV service will set you back just $10 per month. Head to Gizmodo for more information.
  • A volunteer firefighter from South Australia has captured eight minutes of helmet-camera footage from Friday’s devastating bushfires, in the country’s fire-prone southern areas. Click here to watch.