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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| June 26, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice AUSTRALIA in a capsule, Das auto ist gefickt, Brazilian birdwatch, Don’t eat cake, and Equality for US troops? November will see the opening of Australia’s first capsule hotel in Sydney, and the good news is it won’t be outrageously expensive. The new hotel, housed above the soon-to-be-built Century Bar will feature […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| June 12, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice 3DD is not what you think, Ed Sheeran sued for more than his absurd net worth, Why Australia is the most bad-ass country on Earth (Pt. 1), and Why Australia is the most bad-ass country on Earth (Pt.2)… Chef Peter Callahan, whom Martha Stewart claims invented the slider, has something new on his plate: dinner fresh from […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| June 6, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice THE trigger-happy Philippines, Merde L’Art (!), If you book them, they will come, and Do you smell what President Rock is cookin’? Winning by a landslide of votes last month, the Philippines new potty mouth President-elect Rodrigo Duterte has made clear his plan to offer financial rewards to law enforcement officers who execute […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 29, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice MAD MEN Sell Out, China Takes Transport to a New High, China Also Take Education to a New High, The New Arms Race, and How to Capitalise on an Opportunity.  If you love living in the past, and had done that vicariously through Don Draper and Peggy Olsen for the last nine years, […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 22, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice AMERICA-TALK, no more Filet-O-Fish for NZ, Aussies need alco-gates, and migrating man-eating crocodiles are upon us… 2016 is a progressive time to be alive and it seems only right to be taking such radical steps forward as legally removing offensive racial terms such as ‘Negro’ and ‘Oriental’ from government vernacular. President […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 15, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice CHILDHOODS Ruined, Mack Daddy and Papa B, Oh Russia, Oh Chechnya, New Death in America? If you’re not prepared to lose your innocence at 8am on a Monday morning, stop reading now. In what was expected to be a relaxed fashion interview at the National Portrait Gallery in London on Thursday, […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| May 8, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice THE progress of humankind, it’s Doughnut Time, Big Brother Exists (And He’s Russian), 1800-SIMPSONS, and surprise sounds… There are some discoveries throughout history, both great and terrible, that the discoverer should probably have kept to themselves, for example: Oppenheimer’s team and their isotope separating, or Britney Spears and her music. The […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| April 24, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice SIRI watches game of thrones, Put another stereotype on the barbie, Sister Perry makes her parents proud, Tribeca will not be vaccinated, and Would you like shares with that? With the long-awaited sixth season of Game of Thrones only days away, some lonely soul has discovered that Apple has once again […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| April 17, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice CHINA loves IKEA, River of fire, The life-saving zebrafish, Menstruation in space, and Jeff Goldblum. China has IKEA. As if this isn’t surprising enough, what really amazes is how much more intense the experience is. The stores are larger: having up to 30,000 customer per day at a single location, often […]

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The Weekly Wrap-Up

The Weekly Wrap-Up

| April 11, 2016

Words by Ryan Grice LOVE Boat, Clooney <3 Clinton, Aliens are among us, Chat up a Swede, and Dogs on a plane. Bristol native, 65 year-old Susan Brown, had an argument with her husband on the Portuguese island of Madeira where their cruise ship had docked, and they decided to cut the holiday short and […]

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