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Why Is Chilli So Damn Hot?

Your mate’s cooked you dinner which turns out to be the spiciest dish you’ve ever eaten – and will serve as a stinging reminder that you can’t trust their cooking. Before you try to recover your pride by taking on that spicy wing challenge at the pub, it’s time to …

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Scoring A HD In A Bachelor Of MSN

Scoring A HD In A Bachelor Of MSN

Degree Objectives Fooling people into thinking you have a life. Assuming your contacts have telepathic skills, relating to decoding your MSN display name, personal message and ‘music you’re listening to’. Connecting with people via short and ineligible phrases, plus symbols, to assert your coolness (“W@sarP gaL, haO Yo0H DOINZ?”) Perfecting …

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The Dark Side Of The Sims

The Dark Side of The Sims

There’s no denying that the computer game ‘The Sims’ brings out the worst in people. It’s an experimental playground for curious minds to push the limits of social norms in a contained false reality. Because individual Sim worlds are a private business, it’s a breeding ground for exploring psychopathic avenues …

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Snacks All Aussie Kids Love(d)

Favourite Snacks that All Aussie Kids Loved

Growing up in Australia leaves a few things etched firmly into your memories. Speaking from personal experience much of this revolves around food (did someone say barbeque?!) Sunnyboys These triangle shaped bad boys gave all Aussie kids life during summer. Everyone mourned the loss of Sunnyboys when they were discontinued …

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Interview: Paces

Interview: Paces

Gold Coast producer Paces (aka Mikey Perry) has had a massive 2017 so far. His single ‘Savage’ cracked seven million Spotify streams in just nine months and he’s about to embark on a huge Australian tour. Most importantly, he became a dad to what is possibly the world’s cutest baby …

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Why I Deactivated Facebook

Why I Deactivated Facebook For Half A Decade.

“You don’t have Facebook?” an American exchange student asks incredulously. “How do you survive?” she inquires with the intensity of a neurosurgeon performing brain surgery. She seems impressed for a moment as she murmurs “Facebook is like water to me.” Welcome to the digital media era, where social media networks are …

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Compassionate Things Only Students Do For Each Other

Compassionate Things Only Students Do For Each Other

Being a uni student is hard. The exorbitant tuition fees, the assignment worth 70% of your final grade, the lecture recordings that glitch halfway – it all adds up. Luckily, UNSW students are compassionate, wholesome beings, and these are just a few examples of what those who truly have your back …

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Listening Out At Listen Out

Listening Out At Listen Out

Used condoms on the ground, Smirnoff Double Blacks being spilt on my favourite pair of Vans and white girls throwing up everywhere. That was my Listen Out experience. Listen Out was my first music festival, so to be fair the expectations were quite high. I wore rose coloured glasses and …

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I Tried Meditating

I Tried Meditating

By Stina Landgren, Arc Wellness Warrior We’ve all heard about meditation, but what exactly is it? According to  Oxford, it’s a focusing of the mind in order to relax. I don’t know about you but I need all the relaxation I can get. WebMD states that meditating can reduce stress, improve …

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Interview: Tigerlily

DJ Tigerlily

DJ, Producer, Passion Maker and Full Time Lover, Tigerlily talks how far she’s come from her very first single Zombie to her most recent single Ashes, finding time for herself, Sydney’s shitty lockout laws and more. WATCH the full interview below.

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WIN Tickets To: Happy Death Day

WIN Tickets To: Happy Death Day

We’re giving away double passes to an advance screening (on October 11th) of Happy Death Day! Caption the photo (above) in the comments below for your chance to WIN! Winners will be contacted on October 7th. Blumhouse (Split, Get Out, Whiplash) produces an original and inventive rewinding thriller in Happy …

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Horrorscopes: October

Horrorscopes: October

Since midsem break is well and truly over and we’re heading into the worst part of the semester, you’re probably trying to find something to distract you. Don’t you worry, we’ve got you covered with this instalment of “Making vague predictions about your life based on what day of the …

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A Chat With: Slam Poet, Bilal Hafda

Blitz recently caught up with slam poet, teacher, and domestic violence advocate, Bilal Hafda, after his spoken word poetry performance at TEDxYouth@Sydney. With answers that inspired us, we can see why he has such a huge impact on motivating kids in Western Sydney to be positive influences in society. What inspires you …

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How Rihanna Shaded An Entire Industry

How Rihanna shaded an entire industry

If Rihanna’s new cosmetic range, Fenty, was a person- she would be surfing rogue waves whilst sipping a cocktail with one hand and reading Joan of Arc with the other. Sound impossibly idealistic? Well, Rihanna makes the inconceivable, eventuate into a reality. The real question is, how? Fenty by Rihanna offers some …

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Reflections on The Bachelorette

Reflections on The Bachelorette

I’ll be the first to admit that I love reality television. Keeping Up With The Kardashians? Love it. The Real Housewives of Beverley Hills. Amazing. Big Brother? My favourite show growing up. So you can imagine, that when it was announced that Sophie Monk would be the next Bachelorette I was insanely excited. …

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Top Sydney Walks

Top 5 Sydney Walks

Even though Midsem break is over, spring is not. It’s never too late to get some friends together and enjoy some of the beautiful scenery Sydney has to offer. So without further ado, here are our top five suggestions. UNSW to Coogee  If you ever feel like you need to …

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25 Questions with Lisa Oldfield

Tech mogul, animal lover and real housewife of Sydney, Lisa Oldfield is no stranger to the spotlight or controversy. We were lucky enough to chat to her about fashion pet peeves, riding a dragon and so much more. What’s the first thing you thought when you woke up this morning? …

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How To Get Your Life Together In Mid Sem Break

How To Get Your Life Together In Mid Sem Break

Ah, it’s that time of year again. Mid-semester break is upon us and if you’re as unorganised and as messy as I am, it’s the perfect time to start getting your life together. Let’s be real, most of us spend the semester not only procrastinating assessments but procrastinating real life …

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What To Do During Mid-Sem Break

Deciding how to spend your University Break can be tough (especially when all you want to do is sleep). But don’t worry, we have the perfect inspiration for you to make the most out of your time off. Sleep Okay, I know I just said we have inspiration beyond sleep- …

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Fuel For Students

5 Types of Fuel for Students

With the end of the semester approaching, we are all facing the impending doom of major assignments and final exams. Here are five types of fuel to help you gain the strength to survive the semester. Good Tunes Whenever you start studying, do you always feel like your eyes start …

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