Briefly: Greyhound Race Ban, Pokemon GO Tips, Aztec Cacao Killers

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Greyhound racing banned in NSW, Pokemon GO playing tips, the last thing Japan’s black hole satellite saw before it died.

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  • NSW premier Mike Baird has banned greyhound racing across the state following an inquiry into the industry relating to live baiting and animal cruelty. Business Insider has the report.
  • Earlier this year, Japan launched a groundbreaking black-hole-monitoring satellite — only to lose control of it almost immediately under strange circumstances. Here is the last thing it saw before it died.
  • Australia went absolutely nuts for Pokemon GO yesterday, so much so that it overtook the election and became the hottest trending topic on social media for the country. Head to Kotaku for some beginner-friendly playing tips.
  • It’s World Chocolate Day today. Sounds like a good excuse to talk about Aztecs, cacao and human sacrifice.

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