Solve this complicated math puzzle and you’re smarter than the rest of us

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Tuesday 26 May 2015

Think you’re a math genius? This puzzle might just stump you. We’re no math geniuses here but this math puzzle has frustrated us for hours. The problem was handed out to 8-year-old students in Vietnam but even parents had a hard time helping their kids find the solutions.

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A children’s literary translation of Kanye West and his world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 26 May 2015

Don’t worry, you won’t have to watch the Bound 2 music video ever again. But you might want to take a look at a children’s book called ‘Bound 2gether’. This book is going to show you just how hilarious Kanye West’s work really is.

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Artist paints giant murals of women bathing in the ocean while he rides a surfboard

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 25 May 2015

Is it still considered street art if it’s not on the streets? Having grown up in Oahu, artist Sean Yoro shows his affinity for the ocean by integrating its surface into his hyperrealistic murals – all the while trying to balance on a surfboard!

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The most chaotic proposal video ever (Mum even face plants into the sand)

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 25 May 2015

Most proposals that are caught on video are romantic and filled with lengthy speeches about how the man wants to be with the woman forever. This video’s a little different. You see, the proposal that took place here happens at a really awkward moment – it was right after Mum face planted into the sand.

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Delta’s new safety video is choc full of Internet memes and viral characters

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 25 May 2015

Delta has made the Internet go crazy with its new safety video that stars, well, the Internet. To make sure everyone on the flight watches the not-so-watched pre-takeoff video, Delta has recruited some of the hottest Internet sensations to ever live, such as Roomba cat, Overly attached girlfriend, Screaming goat, and the Harlem Shake.

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This girl absolutely, definitely, without a doubt hates pineapple on her pizza

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Monday 25 May 2015

Hating pineapple on pizza is like hating cute little fluffy bunnies eating raspberries. But you know what? There are actually people out there who swear that pizza is better without pineapple (I know, very weird). One pineapple-hating person in particular hated pineapple so much that she’s going down in yearbook history with a quote dedicated to pizza and pineapple.

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5 (extremely) good reasons why you should explore Queensland this winter

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Monday 25 May 2015

Stay home this winter? No way! Queensland is waiting for you with its glorious sunshine and non-stop activities. And we’ve put together five (extremely) good reasons why you should be exploring Queensland this wintery season… though you can’t exactly call it a wintery season with such beautiful weather.

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Crane takes on 2 tigers at Chinese zoo, kicks some serious butt

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Monday 25 May 2015

If cranes have taught us anything this week it’s that we should never mess with them. Not even a little bit. At Fuyang Wildlife Park in Hangzhou, China, a red-crowned crane made a detour while flying… into a tiger enclosure.

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Mewgaroo: a hoodie that has a kangaroo pouch for your cat to sleep in

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Monday 25 May 2015

Now you can bring your cat along wherever you go, without having to carry a leash or a cardboard box. Japanese company ‘Unihabitat’ has created a hoodie that comes with a clever cat transportation feature: a pouch similar to that of a kangaroo’s.

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The elderly are introduced to urban art in Lisbon, Portugal

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 25 May 2015

It looks like Lisbon, Portugal, is the place to grow old. In this city, the elderly are able to discover the fine art of graffiti through LATA 65 – an organization dedicated to introducing the older generation to urban art.

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Not many people can ride this bicycle and it’s for a very good reason

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 23 May 2015

Knowledge is not understanding, Dustin reminds us in this video. ‘The algorithm that’s associated with riding a bike, in your brain, is just that complicated’, he says. ‘Think about it. Downwards force on the pedals, leaning your whole body, pulling and pushing the handlebars, gyroscopic procession in the wheels, every single force is part of this algorithm. And if you change any one part it affects the entire control system’.

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Van Damme’s ‘Bloodsport’ turned into a 30-second Mentos ad parody

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 23 May 2015

Who doesn’t love a good Mentos ad? That catchy tune, those cheesy smug smiles – it’s all very early 90s and you can’t help but love them. So when someone posts a Mentos parody on YouTube, we all take notice… especially when Jean Claude Van Damme is involved!

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Hand-painted skeletons reflect on consumer culture across the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 23 May 2015

This is art you don’t see everyday! Gurt Swanenberg has hand painted skeletons and skulls of animals with the logos of major brands across the world.

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Hands up if you love Earth’s new flag for space exploration!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 23 May 2015

When humans from Earth meet aliens on another planet, we’ll probably need a flag to wave out of our spaceship to show them we mean no harm. We’ll probably also need a flag for claiming land on alien planets because it’s going to be hard for land-thirsty humans to leave that alone. So one guy has explored this idea and come up with a nifty flag for us all.

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These beefed up kangaroos will make you feel all sorts of awkward

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 23 May 2015

Digg Senior Editor Veronica de Souza says it all when she makes the comment, ‘Are they kind of hot? What am I feeling right now?’ about a bunch of meathead kangaroos. There’s nothing more awkward than looking at these ‘roos and wishing your better half had as much upper body muscle as these giant marsupials.

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