Briefly: Abbott Vs Science, Killer Cosplay, Bitcoin Addiction

Briefly: Abbott Vs Science, Killer Cosplay, Bitcoin Addiction

Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: The best cosplay from Sydney Oz Comic Con, man sells everything he owns to buy Bitcoin, Tony Abbott reckons climate change is doing “more good than harm.”

  • Here’s some amazing cosplay from Sydney Oz Comic Con 2017. [Kotaku]
  • This 39-year old sold everything he had for bitcoin: house, car and children’s toys – now he lives on a campsite waiting for the ultimate “cryptoboom”. [Business Insider]
  • Former Prime Minister Tony Abbott just told an audience at the Global Warming Policy Foundation in London that climate change “is probably doing good; or at least, more good than harm.” Yep. He really said this. And Aussie scientists have ripped him a new one. [Gizmodo]
  • Here’s what we liked (and didn’t like) about Blade Runner 2049, in theatres now. [Kotaku]
  • Australia Post has launched an Amazon competitor to offer free delivery. [Business Insider]


  • Climate change? You mean the 17 years of non-warming, or do you mean the long period cycles that the climate goes through, noting the vast wealth produced in the Roman and Medieval warm periods (warmer than now), and the increase in plant production from increased CO2 levels? And these caused by warming, not the other way around.

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