One good thing about winter: pencil scarves

April 20, 2009

It's a scarf and a pencil with a face. What more do you need to know?

Plimer’s Heaven and Earth: a conservative coup?

April 20, 2009

The attention paid to climate-change sceptic Ian Plimer's book, Heaven and Earth, is a cute insight into the way conservative commentators are starved for shreds of evidence to support their theories.

Why file sharing will save music and movies

April 20, 2009

Pirate Bay may have lost, but P2P is still the future of distributing movies and music.

Obama Disapproves of French ‘Obama’ Wine

April 20, 2009

Sure it's wine, and the money's going to charity, but selling an Obama vintage leaves the White House nonplussed. Surely the French understand that. Sparkling white anyone?

Will a veggie garden save you money?

April 20, 2009

Growing an edible garden is probably cost effective -- if you stick to lettuce.

The psychology of Perez Hilton

April 20, 2009

Getting inside the head of Internet gossip-hound Perez Hilton.

Oxbridge presses aren’t charities

April 20, 2009

Cambridge and Oxford University Presses are recieving tax breaks through a charity loop-hole.

Film review: The Boat That Rocked

April 20, 2009

The cast crackle with energy but Richard Curtis's grasp of comedy struggles and the plot is hit and miss.

Bake off: NYC’s finest cupcakes

April 17, 2009

Fifteen bakeries — from Brooklyn’s Baked to Two Little Red Hens uptown — dropped off more than 75 cupcakes to New York Magazine headquarters for judgement day.

Green Lantern to be shot in Sydney’s Fox Studios

April 17, 2009

The next big budget Hollywood movie to be filmed in Sydney's Fox Studios will be the long anticipated superhero flick Green Lantern.