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Rethinking the recorder
No matter where you’re brought up, it seems no one is spared the horror of being forced to play/listen to the inaccurate screeching of a recorder, but there is a growing movement of people who want us to find a new love for the much-maligned instrument…
The recipe for love
We’re totally down for carb-based love languages, so the Japanese might be onto something here… Japan’s oldest bakery Kimuraya has teamed up with tech giant NEC Corp to bake up a storm with their “AI Romance Bread”. The AI analysed lyrics from love songs – to develop five key feelings of romance: first encounter, first date, jealousy, heartbreak and mutual love. Then it turned those stages into bread flavours…
The kids are alright…
There’s a lot to be said about Gen Z trends, but the latest one is coming in handy as young people battle the cost of living crisis… More financially-literate TikTok users are asking others to figure out whether they’re “loud budgeting” or “doom spending”.
A high-brow thriller, bad influence, and a salad made for summer
If you’re keen for some fancy/fresh content, look no further than French-Canadian spy thriller Classified… After loving then missing The Bureau, we’ve binged both seasons. Think of a more highbrow Mr & Mrs Smith (no offence). Check it out for free on SBS on Demand…Entertain me
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26 February 2024
10.15pm (AEDT) – Gladys Berejiklian’s hearing to overturn ICAC’s corruption findings – NSW Court of Appeal
12.30pm (AEDT) – Dr Andrew Forrest AO will be speaking at the National Press Club on energy security
5.00pm (AEDT) 2024 Wang Gungwu Lecture – Parliament HouseInform me