Brief news items for Lifehacker readers, including: The first episode of Garth Ennis' Preacher reviewed, watch 100 grams of robot pull 1800 kilograms of car, 25 ways to tone your abs without crunches.
- You can currently get up to 70% off Sony gear in an end-of-line promotion. The deal ends 19 March. Click here to see the best deals. For more online bargains, head to our Hump Day Deals page.
- Watch Stanford’s 100-gram μTug minibot pull 1800 kilograms worth of car in this video. Because robots are awesome.
- The TV adaptation of Garth Ennis and Steve Dillon’s classic Preacher comic series is finally happening. Kotaku has a review of the first episode.
- The Basslink cable connecting Tasmania to mainland Australia has been cut. Repair crews don’t yet know exactly where the fault is, the repair bill is projected to be “phenomenal”, and full power and Internet connectivity isn’t expected to be fully restored until May. Gizmodo has the story.
- Here are 25 ways to tone your abs without crunches, courtesy of POPSUGAR Health & Fitness.