Briefly: Video Game Ban, LSD Shortage, Huawei P9 Review

There Really Is An LSD Shortage, And Here's Why

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: A video game was just refused classification in Australia, Huawei P9.

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  • LSD played a huge role in shaping pop culture in the 1960s and in the 1980s everyone lived in fear of acid-popping Satanists. But nowadays, you rarely hear about it. What happened? Gizmodo investigates.
  • Who would win the State of Origin if driving skills transferred onto the field? Jax Tyres conducted a survey to determine how Blues and Maroons fans differ on the road. Check out there findings here.
  • If you thought Australia receiving an 18+ classification for video games meant no more banned games, you'd be wrong. MeiQ: Labyrinth of Death was just refused classification in Australia due to “matters of sex, drug misuse or addiction, crime, cruelty, violence or revolting or abhorrent phenomena in such a way that they offend against the standards of morality, decency and propriety generally accepted by reasonable adults.” Kotaku has the story.
  • Launching this month in Australia, the P9 is the latest flagship smartphone from Huawei. In an effort to push the bounds a little, the phone features a rather special dual lens camera developed in conjunction with Leica. Here's an in-depth review from Gizmodo.


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