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MARK ZUCKERBERG TO DIRECT 99% OF FACEBOOK SHARES TO CHARITY

Facebook head honcho Mark Zuckerberg has written an open letter to his newborn daughter Max, in which he promises to direct 99% of Facebook shares towards a new charitable cause.

Along with his wife Priscilla Chan, the aptly named Chan Zuckerberg Initiative will “join people across the world to advance human potential and promote equality for all children in the next generation. Our initial areas of focus will be personalized learning, curing disease, connecting people and building... read more

IN BED LAUNCHES SUMMER COLLECTION OF SLEEPWEAR & BEDDING

Given we spend a third of our day unconscious, it’s important to rest in style. Australian linen label In Bed has launched its latest summer sleepwear and bedding collection, taking these nighttime needs into account.

It’s hard not to get excited about white linen and white sleepwear – lord knows, Pinterest could not exist without it. In Bed has mastered this aesthetic, crafting a series of summery styles such as shorts, shirts, and one-pieces that look just as good under... read more

‘ANCHORMAN’ DIRECTOR EXPLAINS STORY BEHIND POSSIBLE THIRD FILM

With Ron Burgundy having already tried his hand at local news and cable news broadcasting, is the next step in his career path to try his luck at reporting in the digital age? That’s what Adam McKay, writer and director of Anchorman and its sequel, has in mind for a potential third film in the franchise.

In an interview with Yahoo Movies, McKay was... read more

INTERVIEW: THE NEXT CLASS OF AUSTRALIAN FASHION

A new class of rising talent emerged last week, as Australia’s next Nicky Zimmerman, Dion Lee and Christopher Esber presented their final graduate collections at the Fashion... read more

PARIS HILTON, CHLOE SEVIGNY & MORE FRONT THE NEW ISSUE OF PAPER MAGAZINE

The term “model” may be a nebulous one but it still comes across as somewhat of a statement when a publication casts a public personality in an avant-garde editorial. Paper Magazine hardly gives a hoot, featuring Paris Hilton on the cover of their ‘Fandemonium’ issue in a strikingly stylised shoot.

In case you hate the sight of Hilton in Hood By Air, don’t worry, she isn’t the only one – the issue has four alternative covers, including Lucy Hale, Chloë... read more

FALLS FESTIVAL REVEAL VILLAGE PROGRAM FOR 2015

Seeing bands at a music festival is fun, but everybody knows that you can have an equal amount of fun talking shit around your campsite and wandering through the vast amounts of extra-cirricular activities on offer. Today, Falls Festival have unveiled their Village Program for all three dates in Lorne, Marion Bay and Byron Bay. There’s everything from yoga and health workshops to stand-up and cabaret, meaning that there’s no shortage of stuff to do when your legs need a little rest.... read more

THE FOUR TANNING TOOLS YOU’LL NEED TO FAKE THE PERFECT GOLDEN GLOW

As the mercury rises, we’ve begun to stress and re-stress the importance of shielding your skin from the harmful rays of the sun with the underlying rule being it’s always better to fake it. Having already revealed our hands down favourite fake bakes, we thought... read more

INTERVIEW: MATOMA IS HEADING DOWN UNDER FOR HIS DEBUT AUSTRALIAN TOUR

Norway might be renowned for its viciously frostbitten black metal scene, but recent years have seen the country deliver something friendlier to music fans across the globe. Matoma is just one producer from the Scandinavian region who has been wooing ears with his sun-soaked brand of nonchalant house music, while a glaring hip-hop influence has seen him collaborate with everybody from Akon to Wale. His album Hakuna Matoma... read more

TWO MORE SYDNEY VENUES ARE SHUTTING DOWN IN 2015

There is sad news for Sydney’s struggling nightlife scene, with two venues announcing that they will be closing indefinitely before the end of 2015. The Passage – which drew crowds from Darlinghurst and Kings Cross into its intimate walls – will be shutting its doors, with a farewell soiree planned for the last night of trading on December 23. Standing on Victoria Street for over five years, owners state that “while we are sad to see it go, we hope the next few weeks will... read more

FILM INDUSTRY THINKS PEOPLE AREN’T INTERESTED IN 3D, WHICH WE COULD HAVE TOLD YOU

Companies are backing away from 3D cinema technology following rising concerns that filmgoers might not be all too interested in watching movies in 3D. As we could have happily told them back in 2007, this is absolutely the case.

RealD, the company whose 3D glasses are thrown at you every time you visit a Hoyts, has suggested that “perceived risks around consumer appetite for 3D films” are scaring away interest in its technology. Furthermore, there are fears that cinemas... read more