Briefly: Jaw-Dropping Cosplay, Amazon In Australia, Why Kermit Got Fired

Images: Ellen Lily Photograph/Zalaria Cosplay, Snap Happy Ian/Sean Cheng, Snap Happy Ian/Emily Clarke

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‚Äôs 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]

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