September 2016
NRAS - Social Impact Investment
SOCIAL IMPACT INVESTMENT - NRAS - National Rental Affordability Scheme. WooHoo! NRAS is a government initiative that stands for national rental affordability scheme. NRAS is being fulfilled by the private sector and motivated by social impact investment. Championed and driven by the need for a collective voice, to elevate social conscience and ...
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Smart Living
Driven by the recent obsession with the fair game we went down and had a look at these townhouses to see if they really did give what they promised and the 'Lifestyle we deserved, and at a price we can afford!' Truth be told they ticked a lot of boxes for us and we loved em'. But as a student buying one right now, sadly it's a little out of reach....
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Chicks in my Crib
We're all about city living and bringing self sufficiency together. When you can do it through cool design, how much better can it get? Drum roll...Enter stage left the Chicken Crib. Building and maintaining the coop often presents a significant obstacle to chicken rearing, but ChickenCribs solve this by handily gathering all the necessary ...
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Space Cowboy and Zoë L' Amour
The Space Cowboy, Australia’s Celebrity Freak Show Performer and Zoë L' Amour, Pain-Proof Sideshow Beauty for an evening of the extreme as they perform monstrous stunts with their bodies like you never thought possible. Guaranteed to be a fun-filled spectacle of the bizarre not without humor style and grace. Join this pair in an exci...
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A celebration of Music, Fashion, Film and the Arts
The inaugural Surfers Paradise Festival is here, a celebration of music, fashion, film and the arts, showcasing international and local talent within the streets of Surfers Paradise. To be held on Saturday 5th June, oneway project is one of the core events of the Festival, a dynamic, interactive street party that will transform the laneways of S...
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Spilling the coffee beans
This one's for all you coffee fiends out there, we've taken a closer look at just some of the best coffees on the Gold Coast. I have to stress, there are loads of great cafe's out there, and lots that make muddy dishwater too. Inspired by the movie 'Coffee and Cigarettes' we simply chose 11 venues that the team here at Merge know make a great coffe...
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Free Legitimate Music - Look out iTunes, move over Warez and Torrents
Guvera has spent several years negotiating rights all around the world and designing this new system to make music free by having advertisers pay for your downloads. Save making shapes till later, scour and source your music download on the iPizzle, Guvera has more tunes than the worst iPodADD sufferer could ever get through. As an added bonu...
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Entertaining Smart Designs
Simple smart design Tired of having your food stolen by sticky-fingered coworkers or roommates? Bullies taking your kids lunch? Well if so worry no more! Anti-theft Lunch Bags are sandwich bags that have green splotches printed on both sides, making your freshly prepared lunch look spoiled. Don't suffer the injustice of having your sandwich stole...
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Heartbreaker - L'arnacoeur : Film
IFC Films released French filmmaker Pascal Chaumeil's film Heartbreaker (L'arnacoeur) starring Romain Duris and the glorious and natural Vanessa Paradis, (partner of revered 1990’s actor Johnny Depp, the lucky lad). The story takes place in the second smallest country in the world, Monaco and centers around Alex, his sister, an...
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Democracy Darling
If Tony Abbott’s going to have a real chance at being Prime Minister, he’s going to have to improve his image among women voters. But forget the expeditions to supermarkets, Abbott – here are our “sure-fire” suggestions for attracting the female vote. ...
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Democracy Darling - 2010 Predictions
With Parliament back this month, the non-stop political action-fest is about to kick off for another year. So what can we expect in 2010? We have a few bold political predictions. 1. Steve Fielding revealed to be grasshopper-like creature from space 2. Ro...
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Democracy Darling - Summer Hols
Over the summer, our top politicians have two full god-damn months off from Parliament. So what are they getting up to in lieu of running the country? We think we might know... 1. Kevin Rudd: Unleash a year's worth of pent up rage on the streets of downtown Tokyo ...
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EASTER LONG WEEKEND - Thurs 01 Apr
Today is unofficially the last day of the week YEEHAA! With Easter taunting us with excesses of chocolates and hot cross buns it is going to be essential to get amongst it this weekend to dance off the calories (well that’s my excuse anyways – feel free to use it!) Here are the picks for the weekend: FRIDAY (OPENS AT 12) elsewhe...
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THE QUICKIES - Tues 30th Mar
Malfunke’ is one of the hottest DJs on the scene… and I’m not just talking about his engaging good looks! With an energy that takes over not only the decks, but the entire room, it would be disappointing (to say the least) if you hadn’t seen him in action! Malfunke’ dons his party pants every Friday night at Never...
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BINGE DRINKING - Thurs 25th Mar
In preparation for the big weekend ahead. The basics of what binge drinking and the like has taught me... When drunk, guys can revert back to their neanderthal past and honestly believe that wacking a lady on the ass will lead to them dragging her out of the club come home time Beautiful girls are lured in by the mystery of "artis...
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