Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Alita: Battle Angel responds to "anime eye" complaints, how the Nintendo Switch brought gaming to responsible adults, the top 10 Google searches by Australians in 2017.
- Tonight's Geminid meteor shower will be visible from every country on earth. Here are some nighttime photography tips for people getting up early. [Gizmodo]
- Robots are being used to deter homeless people from setting up camp in San Francisco. [Business Insider]
- "This year I played more video games than I've played in a long time and I estimate around 80% of those hours were spent on the Nintendo Switch." [Kotaku]
- Here are the top 10 Google searches by Australians in 2017. [Business Insider]
- Alita: Battle Angel is an upcoming action movie directed by Robert Rodriguez and developed by James Cameron. But all anyone is talking about are the lead character's disturbingly large eyes. [Gizmodo]