Things you missed while you were looking at Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

Things you missed while you were looking at Miley Cyrus at the VMAs

The internet exploded yesterday with the sudden realisation that Hannah Montana is all grown up. But there was other stuff happening and we wouldn't want you to miss out on way better dinner party conversation topics. For example:

1. Lydia Ko

Let's start with good news first. Instead of talking about Miley Cyrus performance, you should talk about Lydia Ko, the 16-year-old Kiwi golfer who won the Canadian Women's Open again and is now the seventh best female golf player in the world despite still being an amateur. 

2. Auckland Council wants to ban beggars and window washers

The Auckland Council is today voting on a bylaw to ban beggars, illegal window washers and buskers from the streets. We should probably talk about that instead.

3. Kickstarter about to open to New Zealand projects

Kickstarter will soon be open to both Australian and New Zealand ideas. Crowdfund all the things!

4. Greenpeace successfully trolling Shell 

5. Chemical weapons being used in Syria

No, seriously. Do you still want to talk about Miley Cyrus?