Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: the best cosplay from Oz Comic Con Melbourne, Senator John McCain gets brain cancer, why Kermit the Frog’s voice artist was fired.
- Senator John McCain has been diagnosed with an aggressive form of brain cancer. [Business Insider]
- The original Blade Runner inspired two very different video games. [Kotaku]
- It appears Amazon Australia’s first retail operations centre will be located in the outer south-eastern suburbs of Melbourne, with warehouse job vacancies currently being advertised for Dandenong South. [Business Insider]
- This year’s Oz Comic Con Melbourne had some of the most impressive cosplays we’ve seen. Head to Kotaku for the highlights. [Kotaku]
- Last week, veteran puppeteer and voice of Kermit the Frog Steve Whitmire was unceremoniously fired. And now things are really getting ugly. [Gizmodo]