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5 Reasons Gene Simmons’ application to trademark the “metal horns” hand sign is bullshit

As you may no doubt have heard, KISS bassist Gene Simmons has lodged a trademark application for the Metal Horns hand gesture. Good luck with that, mate. The “metal horns” hand gesture has been around far longer than Simmons himself … Continue reading

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Going back to my roots, with the help of my DNA

There are several services available to get a DNA test done to find your ancestry, the biggest being AncestryDNA and 23 and Me. There’s a lot of hoo-haa surrounding these companies, particularly AncestryDNA, with talk about them having more rights … Continue reading

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A Witchy morning tea with Mystical Dragon

Melbourne-based New Age store Mystical Dragon runs an annual Biggest Morning Tea fundraiser for the Cancer Council of Australia. This year, my friends at House of Hexenn ran a stall at the event, so I made the journey from the … Continue reading

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A day in the life of a legal secretary

It’s about bloody time I wrote about something relating to my day job. I am a legal secretary and have been since 1998, predominantly in conveyancing. I was studying conveyancing in New South Wales, then the Global Financial Crisis happened … Continue reading

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Learning from the past: Why Mike Baird’s new counter-terrorism bill will fail

On May 4, 2016, New South Wales Premier Mike Baird announced on his Facebook page about new legislation that was tabled in NSW parliament this week. Today we introduced legislation into Parliament that will allow our Police to detain and … Continue reading

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Memento Mori: the facts of life that we need to talk about

“Over my dead body…” “I’m here for a good time, not a long time…” “Would you jump into my grave as quickly?” You may have heard someone say those words in response to certain scenarios. It’s an acknowledgement of our … Continue reading

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Why The Craft is one of the most frustrating movies about witchcraft (which also made it awesome)

WARNING: Contains spoilers! When people hear the word “Witch”, the first image that comes to mind is this: It’s the go-to costume for Halloween when all other options are not viable. Despite all the dress-ups and fun, witches have had … Continue reading

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