December 2019

Australian fire service shares terrifying video of firefighters sheltering in their truck

If you haven’t quite seen the fury of the catastrophic bushfires burning out-of-control across Australia up close yet, this may be it. A fire and rescue crew, from the suburb of Wyoming in the state of New South Wales, recorded a terrifying moment at around 3 p.m. local time on New Year’s Eve, when their truck was surrounded by a bushfire. The strike team from Fire and Rescue NSW (FRNSW) Station 509 were located on… Read More »Australian fire service shares terrifying video of firefighters sheltering in their truck

The 10 most anticipated TV shows of 2020

2020 might mark the start of a new decade, but for TV fans it’s just a continuation of being buried beneath a mountain of content through which we’ll never see the light of day again.  That said, we’re not complaining; the streaming wars might get a little messy, but there’s more amazing TV than ever and we have the luxury of choice.  So where will we be pointing our precious eyeballs in the coming year?… Read More »The 10 most anticipated TV shows of 2020

10 of the best books by women in 2019

The end of 2019 is almost upon us. Time to curl up with a good book, and a glass of something festive, and look back on the last 12 months. What a page-turner of a year it has been.  There were 10 books that really stood out this year because they challenged the status quo and changed the conversation about race, sexual violence, the zeitgeist, or the entire world around us.  From non-fiction deep dives… Read More »10 of the best books by women in 2019

Meet 9 of the best kitchen gadget deals we found in 2019

At the risk of being trolled by IP lovers out there, the truth is, you don’t really need an Instant Pot. In fact, you don’t really need many kitchen appliances on the market. But then again, what’s the fun in that?  While there are always manual workarounds, appliances do regularly save you time, elbow grease, and headaches while cooking. And this ease of use is the reason why even Michelin-starred chefs will opt for cooking with… Read More »Meet 9 of the best kitchen gadget deals we found in 2019

Thousands told to jump into the ocean as Australia’s raging fires approached

The sun didn’t rise on New Year’s Eve. The summer morning in a small beach town on the east coast of Australia looked like a winter’s night.  That black sky soon gave way to a blazing, eerie orange as the flames approached. At least 4,000 people were told to jump into the ocean. Gas cylinders could be heard popping like fireworks as they exploded.  The town of Mallacoota looked apocalyptic on Tuesday local time as… Read More »Thousands told to jump into the ocean as Australia’s raging fires approached