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Struggling with Game of Thrones’ darkest scenes? It’s not just your TV

One problem is that many televisions can’t display those deepest shades of grey, leaving you with a black screen. A bigger problem is that there simply isn’t enough detail in the picture coming from Foxtel, whether you’re watching online or via a set-top box. It’s not a question of “resolution” …

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Digital mapping used to pinpoint where birds fly

Loading At a time when 40% of the Earth’s 10,000 bird species are in decline, according to the State of the World’s Birds 2018 report, the still-developing eBird Project helps to remake traditional conservation. The way eBird works is simple: Cornell collects millions of sightings from birdwatchers using the eBird …

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MCG function room to reopen after Anzac Day food poisoning

The Olympic Room will be up and running before this weekend’s AFL matches, with an event booked for this Wednesday to go ahead. Guests had reported watching others collapse in the hours after an entree of chicken and rabbit terrine was served about 12.30pm before the Collingwood vs Essendon showdown …

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Deep Time Dreaming captures imaginations and literary award

Griffiths’ Deep Time Dreaming, Uncovering Ancient Australia charts that archaeological journey through pioneering scholars, excavations and discoveries, winning this year’s NSW Premier’s Literary Award Book of the Year and sharing the Douglas Stewart Prize for Non-fiction with Sarah Krasnostein’s The Trauma Cleaner. A research fellow at the Alfred Deakin Institute …

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Bill Shorten wins first election debate against Scott Morrison

Mr Morrison sought to put pressure on Mr Shorten by interrupting him with questions, a tactic that appeared effective during the debate but may have backfired when audience members cast their verdicts in the event hosted by the Seven Network and The West Australian. While 25 audience members declared Mr …

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Tax Office’s heavy-handed treatment of small business needs to change

Not only is the broader economy suffering the loss of businesses, taxes and jobs and the rise in welfare spending, but society suffers the disruption and trauma experienced by financially and emotionally stressed families. Loading Small businesses – defined as those with no more than 20 employees and annual turnover …

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Troubled Boeing 737 MAX plane could be back in the sky soon

The US Federal Aviation Administration is moving to fast-track its recertification of the Boeing 737 MAX aircraft, with US media reporting the planes could be cleared to fly by early June. The Boeing 737 MAX has been grounded worldwide since mid-March after two deadly crashes involving Indonesia’s Lion Air and …

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NRL basking in TV lift despite torrid summer

The NRL has already stood down Dragons forward Jack de Belin, Sea Eagles centre Dylan Walker and Panthers utility Tyrone May under its new no-fault rule after all were charged by police. The governing body is bracing for a looming Federal Court ruling on de Belin’s challenge to his standing …

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Controversial England batsman Hales out of World Cup squad

Loading The batsman has been stood down from Friday’s one-off Twenty20 against Ireland, a T20 and ODI series against Pakistan and the World Cup. “We have thought long and hard about this decision,” said Ashley Giles, ECB managing director of England Cricket. “We have worked hard to create the right …

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