Day: 23 July 2018

Splendour in the Grass comes to an end for 2018 as Kung Fu Kenny unleashes DAMN. onto 30k punters

July 23, 2018

Another Splendour has come and gone, with the vast majority of punters descending into the Amphitheatre for the four closing sets of PNAU, MGMT, The Wombats and Kendrick Lamar. You may think that’s an odd quartet to play side by side – and you’re not wrong – but the crowd didn’t seem to mind, barely […]

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Tech Review: The NVIDIA SHIELD is a Robust Streaming Device, With One Hefty Caveat

July 23, 2018

The NVIDIA SHIELD is a streaming device for the modern age – sleek, fast and multi-modal. It functions as both a universal entertainment device, featuring apps like Netflix, Stan and Spotify, as well as a game streaming device, allowing interfacing with Steam and NVIDIA-powered PCs.

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Kimpton to open new luxury hotel in Tokyo’s Shinjuku neighbourhood

July 23, 2018

During the last five years the number of Australians travelling to Japan has shot up by a remarkable 170 percent, and with officials predicting tourist numbers to hit 40 million by the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo, it’s no surprise IHG are looking to substantially up their presence in the country. A big assist to […]

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Book Review: Shelley Davidow’s Shadow Sisters is a bold look at the conflicted realities of South Africa’s apartheid-era

July 23, 2018

Shelley Davidow is an author and academic who grew up in South Africa during the apartheid era. Davidow is white, and looking back she knows that during her formative years she experienced privilege and certain allowances due to her skin colour. This theme of race relations and how one family negotiated this oppressive arrangement is […]

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