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Modern Ghost Studies

Modern Ghost Studies

The ghost stories of yore have lost their impact, in the modern age. Stories about hauntings and spirits out for revenge have lost their impact after decades of low-quality movies, and the power of ghost stories around a campfire have lost their charm in a time of smartphones and microwave …

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Mind Over (Food) Matter

Mind Over (Food) Matter

There’s an interesting video going around about how mirroring food can trick your mind into eating less. From ‘hacking food’ to the way in which we perceive things, there’s a tonne of fascinating food related research. Besides the awesome stuff, like, VR-related food augmentation, there’s also basic perception tricks, where using …

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Can You Drink Too Much Water?

Can You Drink Too Much Water?

We’ve been told for the longest time that you should drink eight cups of water a day, which is approximately two litres. Is this right? Could you possibly drink too much water? Well, let’s start with the hypothetical first. Yes, you totally can drink too much water. In fact, you …

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Interview: Lisa Qi, Share With Oscar

Interview: Louise Chen, Share With Oscar

Got parking troubles? Interested in startups? Albert Lin recently sat down with Lisa Qi, cofounder of Share With Oscar to discuss the app. What does Share With Oscar do? Where can one find Share With Oscar? Share With Oscar is a parking app, which lets local residents share their parking …

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Interview: Medical Music Society

Interview: Medical Music Society

Interested in music? Like orchestras? Albert Lin sat down with the Michael Crone, co-chair of the Medical Music Society to talk about what they do. What’s the aim of the Medical Music Society? What started it? There’s actually quite a few medical music societies around Australia and the world (NSW …

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How To: HowToBasic

How To: HowToBasic

If you’ve never experienced the joy of HowToBasic, let me set the scene for you. You’re looking for an instructional video on Youtube, maybe on how to bake a cake or make a salad. You find this popular video with an appealing thumbnail, and before you know it everything’s ruined, …

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Interview: Circus Society

Interview: CircuSoc

Ever wander past the village green and stare in amazement at the jugglers? Felt like there’s an inner acrobat waiting to come out? Blitz sat down with Anna, the President of the Circus Society to learn more about circus life. What does CircuSoc do? We’re a student society on campus …

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Interview: B-Grade Society

Interview: B-Grade Society

You know those movies that are so bad they make you clutch your side in laughter when you’re meant to be screaming in fear? Well, there’s a society for that! Blitz sat down with Jack, the President of the B-Grade Society to learn more about the film equivalent of laughing …

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Interview: James Raggart, BLINK

Interview: James Raggart, BLINK

Blitz sat down with James Raggart, co-star of the play BLINK – a quirky, dysfunctional, voyeuristic love story, but a love story nonetheless.  Could you give us a brief summary of the play? The play is about two young people from regional UK, who move to London for separate reasons. Through the …

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