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Sydney pool tragedy claims second twin

A family has lost two toddlers within days, after they were pulled unconscious from a Sydney swimming pool in the lead-up to Christmas. The 23-month-old twins were rushed to hospital with a police escort last Tuesday after they were discovered in a backyard pool at Kellyville Ridge around 7pm. The …

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Five gadgets to keep you honest

Garmin vivofit Jr lets the younger members of the family count their steps too. Picture: Supplied. Garmin / $129 / garmin.com.au The Garmin Vivofit Jr is a fitness tracker for track stars aged between four and nine years old.Source:Supplied IF you’ve ever wondered what your child does all day, this …

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Is this the world’s ugliest vehicle?

Google parent Alphabet Inc. announced Tuesday that it is forming a new driverless-car technology company called Waymo, with an aim to start generating revenue soon. Tehy see me rollin’, they not hating. Honda is Googling self-driving cars. The automaker is in discussions with Google parent Alphabet’s new autonomous car company …

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Roz Kelly returns for Big Bash League

Sports journalist Roz Kelly has made a return to TV screens to lead Network Ten’s Big Bash League commentary panel. Kelly has been off Australian TV screens for nearly three years, having moved to South Africa with her husband, cricketer Morne Morkel and their son Arias, but got right back …

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Sexist claims levelled at Super Mario

Feminists have taken umbrage with Super Mario. VIDEO game critics have claimed the family-friendly Super Mario video games series is unsuitable for children because it’s SEXIST. The Japanese games firm Nintendo recently released an iPhone game called Super Mario Run which is the first smartphone title to feature its much-loved …

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The five best games of 2016

The Division’s main story is interesting and at about 20-30 hours long, there’s definitely enough to keep you poking around Manhattan. IT’S that time of year when games reviewers name their top games for the past 12 months and people debate the merits of said choices in the comments sections …

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A street-legal racer

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GT-R, which is valued at $360,000. GERMANY’S GT R will leave you wide-eyed with awe. It bellows, barks and cackles like some scary-fierce wild animal. And it corners like one too, changing direction with the urgent agility of a big cat pursuing prey. As Japan’s GT-R, made …

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The art of storytelling in games

In a time of global crisis, an international task force of heroes banded together to restore peace to a war-torn world. This organization, known as Overwatch, ended the crisis and helped maintain peace for a generation, inspiring an era of exploration, innovation, and discovery. Overwatch is one of the more …

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Secrets of ancient civilisation revealed

Technology allowed us to learn more about Ancient Egypt and the process of mummification. SCIENTISTS have used cutting-edge technology to gain a unique insight into the everyday lives of ancient Egyptians. Using 3D CT scan visualisations researchers were able to examine six mummies who lived and died in Egypt between …

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Life savings blown on cyber hostesses

The boys aid he felt like the cyber hostesses were his “true friends”. Picture: Getty Images A TEENAGE boy has blown his parents’ entire life savings lavishing virtual gifts on beautiful online “hostesses”. The 14-year-old, whose family already lived in a basement, was seduced by the women, who are hired …

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