December is here, which means the stunning Geminid meteor shower is primed to put on its spectacular annual show as it whizzes past the Earth. Unlike many of the year's biggest astronomical events, Australians are in prime position to get the best show from the Geminids this year. Here's how to watch it.
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Netflix is adding some great content to its service tonight with 15 new and returning shows dropping simultaneously. An additional six titles will also be trickling out during the weekend.
Highlights include the Aussie supernatural thriller Tidelands, a Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Christmas special, true crime doco The Innocent Man and new comedy series The Fix! Here's everything that should be on your watch list this weekend.
Making outstanding coffee is pure alchemy - as much art as science is involved. There are countless variables: the barista, her technique, the machine, the grinder, the humidity, the air temperature, the grind-setting. The temperature and pressure of the water. The beans, of course - how recently they've been roasted, the wash method, their country of origin and how they're blended together to meet milk.
But so much of that is invisible to you, the consumer. You see your friendly inked and bearded barista and need to know: can I trust the coffee he's making?
The end of the year is often a time for reflection and planning what the new year will bring. Part of that looking ahead is thinking about your career. If you're looking for a pay bump - and who isn't? - it's worth taking a look at what sorts of roles are bringing in the most cash. And, even if you're not ready for one of those roles now, maybe 2019 can be the year when you lay the ground work so you can jump in the third decade of the millennium with a fat pay packet.
The Samsung Galaxy S10 leaks just keep coming - and this one could be the biggest of all. According to a report on out sister site Gizmodo, the S10 will reportedly launch on February 20 2019; one week before Mobile World Congress (MWC).
It will purportedly come with 1TB of storage, 5G network support and a fearsomely prohibitive price tag. Here are the details!
Some people exercise solely to improve and maintain an already-fabulous physique. Others just want to make their bodies look presentable by shedding visceral fat.
If you're looking to get your BMI down as quickly and efficiently as possible, this explainer from an exercise physiologist will help to steer you in the right direction.
We all know it's a bad idea to use electronic screens directly before bed. (Despite this, most of us do it anyway -- those Netflix shows aren't going to watch themselves, right?) The artificial light emitted by laptops, tablets and smartphones has been linked to disrupted sleep alongside a variety of more serious ailments. But is it actually dangerous? The evidence in this infographic makes for some scary reading...
Politicians are fond of pitching to the “average Australian” but judging by the income of Australians, whether you are middle class depends on where you live. And where we live tells a rich story of who we are as a nation – socially, culturally and economically.
Graphic designers, you should probably stay away from this one. This optical illusion messes with your vision in a way that creates false colours that could linger for over three months - though don't worry, you have to be trying pretty hard to have that pronounced an effect. It's called the McCollough effect, and here is how it works.
Here is your Netflix binge-list for the week, fresh from the Australian servers! This week's noteworthy additions include the gripping McDonald's biopic The Founder, true-crime documentary The Innocent Man, the Jennifer Lawrence/Chris Pratt sci-fi Passengers, and the first Australian-made Netflix Original of note: Tidelands!
Read on for everything coming to the service for the week of December 10 through to December 16.