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January 2017
 
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Chicks in my Crib
We're all about city living and bringing self sufficiency together. When you can do it through cool design, how much better can it get? Drum roll...Enter stage left the Chicken Crib. Building and maintaining the coop often presents a significant obstacle to chicken rearing, but ChickenCribs solve this by handily gathering all the necessary ...
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Stop frame photography
Stop-motion animation is one of the simplest, most fun animation techniques. Mix equal parts digital camera, computer, and imagination (you’ve got all three), and you’re on your way. You can use just about anything in your stop-motion animation, and thanks to digital cameras and computers, creating one is now super easy. Check...
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Lauxes - Staying Sexy Behind the Scenes
Paige Saville indulges in a little sophistication at Lauxes and passes a bit of wine tasting wisdom down the grape vine. Lauxes The opulence oozing from Lauxes Restaurant & Lounge Bar in Broadbeach is unmistakable. Part owner Jojo explains it's all about good times, celebrations and creating a lasting experience. Merge: The name is such...
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Bluffers Guide. The insider info to get you talking the talk and walking the walk with wine.
Paige Saville puts a cork in it. Merge's Bluffers Guide shows you how becoming the 'wine wanker' in your social circle is so simple. Just flit around, nose to air, slurring sentences like 'oh my, the sweet berry fruit on the front palate of this Shiraz is phenomenal', or 'that Riesling was ghastly, the fruit wasn't at all in balance with its dry...
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Temple Bags The iPad - Future Meets Retro Style
Just when you're drooling over the iPad but wondering how you'd carry the stylish li'l tablet and still make sure everyone knows you've got one of only iPads in Australia, enter stage left, Templewith the unfeasibly cool Temple bags. Futurista meets sophisticate when you're sporting a Temple bag. The folks at Temple have delivered a splash of retro...
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Greener City Livin'
In our daily rambling through the web we stumbled across these pretty cool puppies. City living will provide the buzz, but for the smallest effort you can do a little bit for the CO2 conversion and hey if that's not calling enough, you'll might even like the green in the city and enjoy the floral smells. These cunning little designs are the perfect...
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wtfjeans
Well they look to have covered all bases. A unisex jean to carry you and your gadgets into the future. From the sweet iPhone that now contains your life protected by special micro-fiber interior, through to the future as they say on the site, they've even considered extra padding on both sides of the inner leg, we suspect to protect your piece f...
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See: French Film Festival
If silly rom-coms about cheating/bed swapping spouses starring either Daniel Auteil and/or cine-stalwart Gerard Depardieu are your idea of contemporary French cinema – think again. It ain’t all Amelie and Paris, Je t’Aime in the land of lait et miel. Waddle on down to the French Film Festival and be pleasantly surprised that not e...
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See: Ghostpatrol
Dahlink of the Melbourne street art scene and all-round artisto supremo, Ghostpatrol is headed for the walls of the swank Hugo Michell Gallery this month for ‘True Adventures’, his first solo show since 2005 – and the whole mess promises to be just swell. Drawing inspiration from Shrigley, Neckface and Beatrix Potter, Ghostpatrol&...
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Make: A Desktop Zen Garden
Have you been feeling an absence of enlightenment in your day to day life? Finding it hard to squeeze that necessary daily intake of rhythmic chanting into your already crowded schedule? Well it sounds like it’s time reconnect with Nirvana by adding that a much needed touch of Zen to your place of work or study with your very own desktop rock...
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