Friday: Newsy Snacks For Busy People
Newsy bits you need! Ace links you’ll love! And some awesome trashy bits too! Happy Friday!
The Solomon Islands tsunami has claimed at least eight lives. More here.
Dumped Labor Senator Trish Crossin has revealed the details of her ’unfair dismissal’ : the story is at news.com.au.
Jemima Khan has turned her back on Julian Assange, saying he’s in danger of becoming Australia’s L Ron Hubbard. Read more here.
A woman who suffered brain injuries after a police chase in which her boyfriend died is to receive $9.5m in compensation. At the ABC.
There’s a growing trend to employ cheaper ‘virtual workforces’ with workers costing up to 75% less than locals. Read on here.
A fresh bushfire in Tasmania’s Derwent Valley. Stay safe, Tassie peeps.
Beyonce wants Buzzfeed to take down some less than flattering photos, reports news.com.au.
Electronica pioneers, Kraftwork have kicked off their Tate Modern retrospectives shows. At the BBC.
The oldest Academy Award acting nominee. At The Guardian.
How Antarctic penguins are looking after their chicks. Aw. See them here.
Women don’t want to ask for help with housework says The Atlantic.
This dog has a human face, reports The Huffington Post.
Podcast of the Day: This American Life’s special about kids : Kid Logic : it’s sweet and funny and sad in parts. You have to listen. I love the tooth fairy story A LOT.
Around the blogs:
Dawn Tan wishes you a Happy Chinese New Year! (Above)
The gorgeous Hello Friend shop via Poppytalk
Pumpkin and Coconut Soup at Tartelette (Below)
My favourite video of the week on Meet Me at Mike’s
Have an ace day, won’t you toots?!