For whatever reason, the internet is discussing a $13,000 robot “sperm extractor”. Yes, it exists, and yes, we’re going to be in a lot of trouble when they gain sentience. Not like that.
What a week it has been. The pope gave us a cardinal clanger, Julie Bishop called it quits and one mother took on an empire over the depiction of fake genitals. Stop the world, I want to get off!
In 1980, photographer Mike Emery was one of the first American tourists to document China. 39 years on, he has released a book immortalising the country as it was – and you can win a copy!
Well, it’s been a messy week. Donald Trump lost his mojo, we sparred with China and one flight got particularly visceral.
The week that was was a particularly brutal one, highlighted by numerous stabbings and one man’s war against a spider.
According to its state-run media, China has managed to land a probe on the dark side of the Moon. The internet was quick to pile on.
Cutting out the middleman entirely, the Chinese decided to replace their robotic newsreaders with AI versions of them. Could work.
Due to the nearly unbreathable air in some of China’s cities, a handful of entrepreneurs decided to sell them bottled air. I fear capitalism might have jumped the shark.
We may hate the sight of them, but over in China, the cockroach is being used to solve problems regarding dinner and illness alike.
Morning! Overnight we’ve discovered the expanse of China buying our government, the finite lifespan of the PS4 and how much we’re no closer to determining the Rookie of the Year.
Friday. Good lord. Overnight, our Navy clashed with the Chinese (sort of), one harsh regime relaxed slightly and one Uber driver put the rest to shame.
With the United States and China currently fighting it out through trade, Australia is uniquely placed to benefit with little risk.
This week, Chinese authorities shut down a criminal enterprise that was programming bots to flirt their way into the wallets of their targets.
Wow. Abandon all hope ye who enter. Overnight we’ve witnessed the Pope call out Fake News, China banning tattoos and hip-hop and one millennial driving and emoji-ing.
San Francisco’s plan to introduce robo-cops to clean up the streets worked just fine…until it started to target the homeless population.
Happy Sunday! This week NZ made us look old, a very important bill cleared the first hurdle and one citizen took on the man…with bants!
The mind power of Mao’s last dancer, Li Cunxin – and how he is now helping the performance of our Australian swimming team.
Uncovered by correspondents, a global war rattles on. A clash authored in Washington, with the ultimate goal of remaking the world.
Monday. Hooray to you too. What happened while you were asleep? Well, an Australian academic was freed from China, Colombia suffered a murky tragedy and the creator of the Rainbow Flag left us.
The “worst deal in the world” represents a unique opportunity for Malcolm Turnbull to save his Prime Ministership, and the financial future of our nation.
Happy Australia/Invasion Day. What happened while you were asleep? Another Newtown icon closed doors, China got flirty and parliament will build its fence.
Will Trump be able to build foreign relationships with his unique brand of tweetplomacy? Or will this approach lead to something darker? Or not?