Stilgherrian (@stilgherrian)

Wentworth Falls NSW AU

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May 8th, 2018

zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: APS to use New Payments Platform zd.net/2rsejlt

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: AU$250m for Skilling Australians Fund zd.net/2rroxm3

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Government to extend DHS data matching zd.net/2ryeYCb

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glengyron I feel like the missed opportunity is for a James Cook cryptocurrency.

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DamianM Is this from Latham’s and Jones’s cookbook? twitter.com/erstkate/statu…

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jillethelmurray Woman’s leg amputated to help her walk better twitter.com/grogsgamut/sta…

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markhumphries I was locked in a room for six hours with every political journalist in the country. This is my story. pic.twitter.com/QGbsMeOubm

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MarquisO So much for opt-in pic.twitter.com/7RxuCVVcVN

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@dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p @pseudomorph I am Juniper the Wonder Goat, Bringer of Goatly Pleasures.

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@dobes @glengyron I am experiencing a lot of feels right now.

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@glengyron @dobes I am always working to improve the world, although I did not make that image. It came from the memepool somewhere.

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missie17 Here it is: The Manufactured Culture War Outrage Calendar 2018. Year after year after year, it’s basically the same..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…gc

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naycation asked a pal to summarise the budget for me pic.twitter.com/Z6CocS0j8f

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I wouldn’t have bothered, personally. twitter.com/lenoretaylor/s…

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@jpwarren So what you’re saying is that The KLF is Satoshi Nakamoto. Got it.

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@auxesis @michaelneale I’ve been down here for more than two weeks.

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jdub Pretty sure this funding goes straight to @NewtonMark’s profile picture. Congrats, Mark. twitter.com/political_aler…

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@arizclint Hmmm. @joshgnosis has it as one of several department-level cyber defence things. Maybe they were one of..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…f9

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RealNickHodge Govt: this budget good; Oppo: this budget bad; Greens: something Seize the means of Production something Leadbeaters Possum

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@BobGrrl How efficient are you at filing them?

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dannolan $400m for new genders is a bold move

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@arizclint And in any event, the cyber defence side covered government networks generally. Maybe this is just a thi..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…sF

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@rohan_p @ashabeeeee @dobes Yeah, but from existing resources.

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So with your shiny new $10 per week tax cut, you could afford to contribute to “The 9pm Brisbane Forum”. We’re 19%..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ir

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NewtonMark They’re going to buy 70 bitcoins. twitter.com/denhamsadler/s…

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@markhumphries @latingle @TheFeedSBS Well I will have to watch that as soon as it’s on the line.

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Good to see @latingle on the telly too.

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@hayesy316 @glengyron True, but hey as long as it’s in the budget then it’s happening.

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@TimWattsMP Something something watch you base. Meh. They didn’t think there was political capital in it. But a great health decision.

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Funding Australia’s data-sharing framework zd.net/2rq7XTU

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Crackdown on R&D and tech taxation zd.net/2rq7eCa

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The thing about numbers like this is that they’re entirely imaginary. See also robodebt. twitter.com/Alinicholas/st…

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The entire mention was “as well as a new drug to prevent HIV”.

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So PrEP just got a tiny, tiny mention — and not by that name — so as not to scare the punters18

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@dobes Blockchain eyes are like bedroom eyes, only sexier.

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Government eyes blockchain, funds Parliamentary cyber centre zd.net/2ry36QD

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Australia announces AU$20m Asian Innovation Strategy zd.net/2jElzq3

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DDsD It’s almost like Costello created a massive structural hole in the budget filled with middle class handouts just be..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…w4

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THE BUNBURY OUTER RING ROAD!

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BuzzFeedOzPol Here’s How Much Money The Government Loses Because It Taxes Boomers Less Than Everyone Else ..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…i5

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Hurrah! Yet another Australian government Cyber Centre! twitter.com/joshgnosis/sta…

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joshgnosis Australian Parliament House Is Going To Get A Cyber Security Centre After The Chinese Hackers Scare buzzfeed.com/joshtaylor/aus…

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Govpass gains AU$92.4m zd.net/2rs8qEc

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This is one I was interested in. Spase! twitter.com/zdnetaustralia…

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Tech and science gets AU$2.4 billion zd.net/2jH5PCA

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: Government confirms AU$41m space agency zd.net/2rxl4BY

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zdnetaustralia Budget 2018: AU$260m to improve GPS and satellite zd.net/2rsBV8K

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liamvhogan Use this photograph to calibrate the white balance of your monitor twitter.com/pleasedontatme…

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BuzzFeedOzPol Scott Morrison Is Very Pleased To Not Be Doing More About Climate Change buzzfeed.com/lanesainty/sco… via @lanesainty

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@twiddlekins Sadly no, though UTS has designed a stabbing machine.

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I’m prepared to pay double what I do for this website. pic.twitter.com/IB9xl4v8bf

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Looking forward to the Santa Clause, @dobes? pic.twitter.com/ffzEj4ROdw

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@R_Chirgwin Hey, if the CIA funded Abstract Impressionists, which they did…

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alex4pt retweet this for no reason twitter.com/GiveMeInternet…

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The wonderful thing about this story is that it doesn’t even matter if it’s true or false. twitter.com/EnglishRussia1…

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EnglishRussia1 How about this, UK? pic.twitter.com/01HNVGJGcj

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Now THIS is the kind of well-informed Budget Night commentary I signed up for. pic.twitter.com/nWcb6JasPJ

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“Be Best Day”?

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snurbbotinfo Breaking news: Tony Abbott sought military advice for listicles, Facebook algorithmically polices ads.

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PulpLibrarian “Take the twopenny tube and avoid all anxiety.” A 1905 Underground poster. Note the commodius lifts… pic.twitter.com/hkewZoebXe

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RobOakeshott1 …diplomatic staff looked thrilled. And this is the official photo! twitter.com/AusHouseLondon…

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Hah! Report on the Lebanon election on @SBSNews just now. The vote-counting computers “failed” and scrutineers were..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…5B

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@DavidFeng @dobes David. Please take your tablets.

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Hey @SnarkyPlatypus do you like Financial Planning Memes? twitter.com/QFAdvice/statu…

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@CptHollingworth @dobes I AM JUST FOLLOWING THE BUDGET HASH TAG AND THIS TURNED UP I AM MERELY REPORTING THE NEWS.

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And the excellent* memes have already started to appear. Attn: @dobes. pic.twitter.com/cqRiGEIZO7

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The hashtag is already a cesspool of ill-informed zealotry, as you might imagine. I look forward to it getting far, far worse.

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@paulkidd Doesn’t the cucumber go a bit… mushy?

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This is some very special magic. twitter.com/sarah_masting/…

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paulkidd BUDGET SPOILER: hardworking families are doing it tough but this government is making the tough decisions to provid..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…fX

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@DavidFeng And they’re lovely, yes. But for now I must get a drink, because it’s Budget Night.

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IT IS ALREADY WELL INTO COCKTAIL HOUR.

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abcsydney Incredible photo of the Hazard Reduction at Mt. Solitary, Blue Mountains. @NSWRFS 📷 by Emery Williams pic.twitter.com/rYskR5qHol

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upulie look at this disapproval twitter.com/4SLars/status/…

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@DavidFeng @gathgwyn Just think of them as furry trains.

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@DavidFeng @gathgwyn Someone else’s cat. I am merely his slave for a few weeks.

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rosendo_joe Nah, British Empire pre-dates Marx by a few centuries twitter.com/DianeJamesMEP/…

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@mokargas @gathgwyn His humans were up all night working on it, I’m sure.

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@SnarkyPlatypus @gathgwyn Cats are graceful and elegant creatures.

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ARE YOU ALL READY FOR BUDGET NIGHT?

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SkyNewsAust : Sky News understands if the High Court rules Labor senator @SenKatyG ineligible to sit in parliament due..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Yy

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ytspar DPRK defector is now a South Korean streaming star (BJ, for Broadcast Jockey), making $1700-2900/wk.

“I remember t..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…AB

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Claire_Juranic @SBS are replaying Spice Girls Live in Istanbul 1997 concert on Saturday night. Have wanted to watch that for years..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…ZI

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jturner_ibrs This survey is completely anonymous, and here’s your unique identifier.

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@wibbly @dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p This sounds too dangerous a search even for me.

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@dobes @rohan_p @ashabeeeee But you don’t want your blockchain busted, do you?

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@rohan_p @ashabeeeee @dobes If only Blockbuster Video had rebranded…

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@dobes @ashabeeeee @rohan_p Oh FFS. Has someone written a Blockchain Pitch Generator yet?

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Drag0nista Pretty much the same way you can be sexist while having a wife and three daughters. One does not rule out the other. twitter.com/TonyAbbottMHR/…

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See? “Helpfully”. LIKE I ALWAYS AM. twitter.com/jpwarren/statu…

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@jpwarren See also “Opt-out e-health a ‘fundamental breach of trust’: Victorian regulator” (9 Mar 2016) zdnet.com/article/opt-ou…

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@Eccles9 @KCStar Are you suggesting that @KCStar is in on it?

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@jpwarren @thegrugq I especially like that she got another security clearance, albeit a qualified one, even after all this.

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SwiftOnSecurity Florida is a deplorable and miserable state that largely wouldn’t exist if it weren’t for the advent of mosquito co..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YI

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@KetanJ0 No, the car is powered by mouse farts.

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Don’t you just hate that damn universe… twitter.com/Alex_Parker/st…

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best_in_dumbest We put the “Rut”
Back in “Scrutiny” pic.twitter.com/KagAj4D7Uv

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adamlcarey Government has confirmed a sighting of the super rare spot-tailed quoll in Victoria’s central highlands. First time..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…VS

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juhasaarinen Hmm… pic.twitter.com/M78uFjXN9W

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dawnstarau So just found our first GDPR themed phishing email and for all the potential targets its going after users of the Poloniex bitcoin exchange

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iTnews_au DLA Piper paid 15,000 hours of IT overtime after NotPetya attack: Had to wipe its systems and start again. itnews.com.au/news/dla-piper…

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This @HistoryHit podcast with Eve Warton “Life as a woman in WWII” is remarkable. She is remarkable. pca.st/episode/ade494…

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mjrowland68 🔥🔥🔥 pic.twitter.com/bHwL1Zphwc

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bengrubb *Pregnant cafe owner does something forgetful*
Elderly lady: “That’s just mummy brain”
Man in his 50s: “I’ve got th..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…x0

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@oberonsghost True, but I still think the @KCStar will have a sook about that.

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“A helpful note to anyone who’s thinking about visiting Kansas City: It’s in Missouri — not Kansas, like the original prankster said.”

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Tue plan, supplemental: Yes, I understand that abandoning the morning at 1138 is hardly a bold act.

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Tue plan, redraft: Abandon the morning, because puffy eyes; early lunch (next); 1300 prep for 1330 phone interview;..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…7p

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Sadly… “No butts about it: Viral photo of Visit KC tourism sign is a prank” kansascity.com/news/local/art… The @KCStar r..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…eG

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brockwilbur my friend libby saw this in the wild and im LOSING MY MIND
tbh Incredible Marketing pic.twitter.com/sTwDc6GyPv

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Oh is THAT why Oliver North is in the news. Good choice. He knows about guns.

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@munin Indeed. Beware the not-glowing coals in the bottom of a fireplace.

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That said, my non-working face today has kinda screwed my timelines for this week. I’ll have to move the podcast fr..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Ko

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My face is almost working now, so what will Sydney be like today, @CARROT_app? Oh. pic.twitter.com/QQBT3Uq8SN

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Pro Tip: “Do not, I repeat, do not attempt to touch the lava.” twitter.com/AntonioParis/s…

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I’d missed this story. It’s worth reading just for the sheer audacity of this ASIO employee. twitter.com/Andrew_Zammit/…

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glengyron One day Tony might understand the political process. Today is not that day. twitter.com/TonyAbbottMHR/…

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@skwashd @rossdawson Mate, they sold like seven of them.

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Why you should never listen to the opinions of tech journalists. Apart from all the other reasons, of course…twitter.com/i/web/status/9…JK

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Apple, the iPhone company. It doesn’t quite count, but it’d be interesting to add iPod data to this. twitter.com/asymco/status/…

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The same data in absolute numbers (logarithmic scale) as opposed to percentage market share. Computing devices move..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…v2

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So here’s one in a series of related charts, this one showing the clear transition from the Age of Windows to the A..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kP

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What’s notable about Essential’s Federal Voting Intention and Preferred PM figures today is that — within margin of.twitter.com/i/web/status/9…JiC

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kylegriffin1 In a four-hour prac­tice ses­sion to prepare Trump for possibly testifying in the Russia probe, Trump’s lawyers wer..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Bx

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JustJimWillDo “Just popping down the shops for some durries and a goonbag of chardy, luv.” twitter.com/voguemagazine/…

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CillizzaCNN It’s all happening twitter.com/donaldjtrumpjr…

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Tue plan, draft: Slow start, with puffy eyes; plod through work on the not-SEKRIT project all day, with meal breaks..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…tl

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tkingdot Very proud of how the Enid Blyton kids turned out pic.twitter.com/mCU9wz0pzA

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@dobes @MatthewBevan Joh’s “feeding the chooks” was always such a pure truth.

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OK, so I’m just suffering ill effects from the hazard reduction burns around Sydney this morning. For certain reaso..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…PH

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@ScottsoWales Ah. That’ll do it. “Hazard reduction burn” rather than “backburn” because I’m pedantic about importan..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…Dw

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Iipscar This paparazzi photo of Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas taking the piss literally looks like a surrealist painting crit..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…1r

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flygirlNHM This is the foot of a mosquito. Scanning electron microscope image that has been coloured

📷 : Steve Gschmeissner/..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…kh

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TheOnion Trump Boys Set Up ‘Don And Eric Law Place’ In White House Electrical Room To Help Dad With Legal Problems..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…rC

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BBCArchive 1971: A strange new trend from America appeared in Hyde Park. BBC reporter Bob Wellings went to try out..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…87

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@joshgnosis The weird tent is because there’s renovation work on the big skylight thing.

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UNSWCanberra Dr Silvio Cesare from UNSW Canberra Cyber was featured on last week’s @riskybusiness podcast..twitter.com/i/web/status/9…YC

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I an feeling dreadful this morning and I have no idea why. I must be allergic to my own eyes and sinuses.

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twelveyearsold wow. brilliant casting for the new Margaret and David biopic pic.twitter.com/PIJiXVQZ17

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Tuesday. Unfortunate geometries. Tuesday.

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