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Smart frame brings billions of dollars of art to your walls

The device comes packed with some very famous artworks as previews, and though I was initially worried that the Canvas would be conspicuous in a room full of actual canvases and prints, some clever hardware and software makes it look much more convincing than you might expect. The Canvas is …

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Facebook unveils redesign, focusing on private and group messaging

“As the world gets bigger and more connected, we need that sense of intimacy more than ever. That’s why I believe that the future is private. This is the next chapter for our services,” said Zuckerberg, speaking at Facebook’s annual F8 conference, where the company gives developers a peek at …

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Going for croak: under threat frogs hitchhiking their way back to life

The results are unprecedented, said the museum’s chief executive Kim McKay. “These findings show the incredible impact everyday Australians, with smartphone technology in their hands, can have on scientific research.” The expert validated geo-referenced data would inform conservation and management decisions while providing vital information about one of the most …

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Queensland state schools spend $4 million for demountable buildings

Among the schools forking out for demountables were Stretton State College, Mansfield State High School, Indooroopilly State School and Sunnybank Hills State School. Mansfield State High, at 93 per cent capacity with 2800 students enrolled, will have $51,069 spent on demountables this year. LNP education spokesman Jarrod Bleijie accused the …

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Tips and race-by-race preview for Warwick Farm

Race 3 – 1.55PM EVENTS BY ATC PLATE (1100M) 6. Invinciano is good value on the back of a luckless first-up run at Hawkesbury. Beaten 1.2 lengths but ran the fastest 400m-200m (11.35, Punter’s Intelligence) before being badly held up and checked and the way she was climbing over their …

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Swanbourne dognapper refuses to say why he stole 10-month-old spoodle, Teddy

A western suburbs dognapper – charged after the pet’s distraught owners offered a $20,000 reward – has made a backhanded apology after confessing to stealing the puppy. Mark James Dunks, 39, on Tuesday admitted in Perth Magistrate’s Court to stealing 10-week-old spoodle, Teddy, from his owner’s Swanbourne backyard in March …

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Dust disease taskforce won’t make sick workers breathe easy: Lawyer

But lawyer Roger Singh, Shine Lawyers’ national special counsel for dust disease, said that was too far off to help hundreds of workers who were suffering with the disease. “I think the time for talk, research, investigation and debate is over, and immediate action is now required,” Mr Singh said. …

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Snowden playing long game with Reelem In Ruby

Whether it was the barrier, the tempo or the head start that beat promising filly Reelem In Ruby first-up, co-trainer Peter Snowden says some of those factors can be taken out of the equation as she seeks atonement at Warwick Farm on Wednesday. Reelem In Ruby was narrowly beaten when …

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Queensland child surgeons’ quest to heal 1000 broken hearts

“Our body doesn’t like to have its blood outside it for any reason, so using a heart-lung machine, which bypasses the heart during surgery, can result in very strong inflammation in the body. “What we wanted to see was whether adding nitric oxide to the heart-lung machine during surgery improves …

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Northbridge bouncer charged after ‘breaking teen’s jaw in headlock’

A Perth bouncer is accused of breaking a teenager’s jaw in a violent nightclub attack early Sunday morning. Nine News Perth reporter Jerrie Demasi said the 48-year-old man put Mitchell Clarke, 19, in a headlock while kicking him out of Coconut Grove bar in Northbridge around 1am. The bouncer was …

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