While you were asleep: Kim murder gets weirder, world's first transgender doll, Ramsay rates food Tweets

While you were asleep: Kim murder gets weirder, world's first transgender doll, Ramsay rates food Tweets

TBS Newsdesk

We're heading beyond humpday to the end of the week at last. What happened while you were asleep? Well, Kim Jong-nam's death took on a life of its own, we met our first transgender doll, and Gordon Ramsay yelled a lot, through the magic of Twitter.

The threat to science no-one talks about

The threat to science no-one talks about

Joe Brewer

The ongoing power crisis is but a minor detail to the larger issue at hand. We needed this push for change decades ago, on a global scale. Now, the results will tear us, and science, down.

Grand Theft Headline: Rhetoric greater than fact for mainstream media

Grand Theft Headline: Rhetoric greater than fact for mainstream media

Adrian Powers

In their attempt to create fire from smoke, it seems that the NSW Police and mainstream media have apparently missed the point in their judgement of a Grand Theft Auto mod.

Science: Listening to hip-hop enables greater creative flow

Science: Listening to hip-hop enables greater creative flow

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Recent study shows listening to hip-hop unlocks creative part of brain, lowers boundaries that say “no”. Do we subscribe to this theory? Yeeeeaaahh, bbbooooyyyeeeee!

Blair-xit: When a politician falls by his sword, he should retire his public persona

Blair-xit: When a politician falls by his sword, he should retire his public persona

Trisha de Borchgrave

Last week, Tony Blair took it upon himself to change the minds of those who voted for Brexit. As he is one of those responsible for circumstances that enabled the vote, perhaps he should quietly slip to the background.

While you were asleep: Draft Bernie launch party, Iceland anti-pineapple pizza, Sara Connor faces jail, puns

While you were asleep: Draft Bernie launch party, Iceland anti-pineapple pizza, Sara Connor faces jail, puns

TBS Newsdesk

Morning, you brain-dead geniuses. What happened while you were asleep? Well, a former Bernie staffer launched the US progressive party, the Icelandic PM moved to ban the Hawaiian pizza (sort of), and an Australian faces a Balinese jail.

…Or we could keep just hating each other

…Or we could keep just hating each other

Jacob Meeks

I recently returned home after years abroad, to find my country beset by stereotype. It's time we question the truth – and our own thoughts – before lasting damage is done.

Neighbour protects privacy by bearing all…the downstairs furniture

Neighbour protects privacy by bearing all…the downstairs furniture

Sonia Hickey

After his neighbours refused to install frosted windows, a suburbanite decided to go entirely naked to prove his point. That his privacy is what he treasured above everything. Right.

Modern love is a strange percentile (and other dating figures)

Modern love is a strange percentile (and other dating figures)

Hailee Walker

A whole bevvy of revamped statistics has made the idea of finding love on a date all the more unlikely, but also rather more interesting. J'accuse, sex interview!

While you were asleep: Clive's new project, Mosul battle restarts, Tanya rules QandA

While you were asleep: Clive's new project, Mosul battle restarts, Tanya rules QandA

TBS Newsdesk

Morn-o. What happened while you were asleep? Well, we saw a new side to Clive Palmer, the same old side of warfare, and a welcome, furrowed brow on QandA. Hooray.

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TBS Boomers: A chat with Tony Barber

Tony Barber

Today we launch a brand-new section, TBS Boomers – a voice to the Baby Boomers of this land. To kick things off, we spoke with Australian television icon Tony Barber about the importance of luck, and what sage advice he’d give the teenage Tony.

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It’s “Smugs” versus “Losers” in the game of love

Gretel Killeen

Love, as they say, is a losing game, and that is never truer than on this particular day of the calendar. But it’s not all bad. “Attached” doesn’t necessarily mean “happy”, so well done, us losers!

Akmal

TBS Ten with…Akmal Saleh

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We spoke with Akmal about his upcoming tour, the importance of conspiracy theorists and his thoughts on the return of Pauline Hanson.

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Trinity P3: Is Media Transparency desirable only until it costs advertisers money?

Meet a CEO: Darren Woolley of TrinityP3

Darren Woolley

We spoke with the Global Ceo of TrinityP3, Darren Woolley about the quickly growing digital space, and the importance of marketing mirroring strategy.

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