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Classic ‘barn find’ Falcon GT set to fetch a fortune at Lloyds Auctions

A basic example of an Australian muscle car icon giving its owner a six-figure windfall after decades of spending stored it in a shed. Classic Ford Falcon GT Abandoned in a shed by its original owner is set to fetch a fortune at auction this weekend. Lloyd’s Auctions Say the ocher yellow 1971 Ford Falcon …

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Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane weather: Forecast for hot weekend, possible storms

Don’t be fooled by the yo-yoing temperatures in the coming days, a heatwave is bringing the day 50C and it’s time for the weekend. Australia’s “heat engine” in northwestern Western Australia is in full throttle mode and ready to deliver scorching sun over much of the country, including major capitals. In some inland areas, mercury …

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The Bank of England has issued warnings over cryptocurrency saying it could be ‘worthless’

A dire warning about bitcoin has been issued by the Bank of England, saying the cryptocurrency may soon be “worthless”. Bitcoin owners have been told to prepare to lose everything, with the Bank of England warning that the cryptocurrency may soon become “worthless”. The bank elaborated on the risks for investors as the value of …

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NASA Parker Solar Probe first spacecraft to ‘touch the sun’

The NASA Parker Solar Probe has made scientific history, becoming the first spacecraft to “touch” the Sun. A NASA spacecraft has become the first to “touch the Sun”, in what has been described as a “critical moment for solar science”. Parker Solar Probe was launched three years ago and has just successfully entered the Sun’s …

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2022 Porsche Macan review: Driving flair makes up for lack of kit

A Porsche is out of reach for most Australians, but its most affordable model means it’s closer than you might think. Porsche’s top seller has received yet another update with more power and fresh styling ahead of an all-new electric model circa 2023. The Macan mid-size SUV family has shrunk from four models to three, …

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Australian Thea-Mai Bauman’s Instagram account disappears after Facebook launches Metaverse

An Australian artist only realized it when she tried to log into her Instagram account while she was with the tech giant. An Australian artist inadvertently found himself in an uncomfortable position when Facebook rebranded as Meta in October. Thea-Mai Bauman is an artist and technologist who created an Instagram account in 2012 with the …

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