Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: United Airlines bans passengers wearing leggings, why women want to bang Garrus, how are Australian retailers preparing for Amazon's arrival?
- Australian retailers aren't preparing for Amazon's arrival and many don't see it as a significant threat. [Business Insider]
- Garrus is a weird looking alien warrior from the video game series Mass Effect. According to many female gemers, he's also way hotter than Brad Pitt or any other human celebrity you care to name. Must be the mandibles. [Kotaku]
- United Airlines made headlines around the world today after a gate agent refused to board two young girls on a flight to Minneapolis because they were wearing "improper" leggings. Despite almost universal condemnation and boycott threats from celebrities, United is sticking to its guns. [SMH]
- Sydney house prices increased 20% in a year, and Melbourne isn't far behind [Business Insider]