Briefly: Best Sci-Fi You Missed, Lethal Sneezes, Harbour Bridge Wallaby

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Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: best sci-fi movies you probably missed in 2017.

  • Here are 18 great sci-fi movies you may have missed in 2017 (but shouldn't have.) [Gizmodo]
  • A large wallaby caused quite the scene on the Sydney Harbour Bridge this morning, hopping up and down the busy road while NSW police and members of the public attempted to secure it safely. [POPSUGAR]
  • PSA: Don't try to hold back a sneeze. Doctors have warned against the polite practice, after a man ruptured the back of his throat while trying to contain the convulsive explosion of air. [Gizmodo]
  • If you think the current state of bitcoin is a bit too Wild West, cast your mind back to 2013-2014. A new study showed how "one or two" bitcoin traders pushed the price up more than 700% by engaging in fake trades. [Business Insider]
  • Voldemort: Origins of the Heir is a 50-minute fan-made Harry Potter movie that asks the question: when did Tom Riddle turn into Voldemort? [Kotaku]
  • You can apparently fool Tesla's autopilot with an orange. [Gizmodo]
  • "I saw how aeroplane food gets made from start to finish — and I learned a shocking secret about food waste and delayed flights." [Business Insider]
  • If you think virtual reality is too, well, dorky, you need to try Samsung's HMD Odyssey. It's the swankiest VR headset yet. [Gizmodo]


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