After six great years, FIVE THINGS is taking time to refresh and rejuvenate. It'll be back up and running in winter 2020, with a brand new look.
This week, we look at Airbus's new cabin ecosystem and an entertaining Simpsons tribute. In other news, Tinder is launching an interactive, apocalyptic series, Instagram introduces stricter measures on body-related posts and the US Air Force is enlisting hackers.
Happy Friday the 13th! Today we're banishing bad energy with Spotify's horoscope-inspired 'Cosmic Playlists' and inspiring romance with Facebook's new dating feature. We also take a look into brussels sprouts gin, Woolworth's charitable bread-turned-beer and an enticing move to Italy.
This week, we explore the launch of the world's first vertical mobile series and we get a taste of Heineken's new non-alcoholic beer. We also look at Virgin's pay-for-use airport lounge, a Lego shortage just in time for Christmas and the trendiest 'deepfake' app.
This week, Cadbury attempts to sweeten diversity and the Great Barrier Reef gets a natural makeover. We also look at a new rival for Snapchat, the safety of silent cars and a croc fight for the ages.
This week, Woolworths does a backflip on its collectibles range by introducing a fresh campaign. We also look at Virgin's new program for nervous flyers, Twitter's least-used emoji, an app that uses three words to identify your location and Facebook's cookie-fighting tool.
This week, we explore an environmentally-conscious take on the Woolworths' Ooshies campaign and Play School's first-ever episode about birth and death. We also look at a palatial tourism push from Taiwan, an update to Georgia's ancient wine industry and Instagram's new augmented reality portal.
This week, we cheers to (potentially) radioactive vodka and burger ads for all. We also explore the environmental impact of air travel, Egypt's new tourism ethics subject and a very McNaughty mistake.
This week, we're delving into new food fusions including beer tea and a condiment-inspired martini. We also explore a tech fail for a Chinese vlogger, how to keep cool on the go, and a new tourism boost for Bali's north coast.
This week, we're celebrating aspirational and eco-friendly initiatives, including the rise of underwater museums. We also showcase bee-friendly bus stops, Airbnb's funky Wienermobile, an app that's making serious health strides, and a new airplane design ending the fight over the middle seat.
This week marks 50 years since man first walked on the moon, and the start of hundreds of subsequent conspiracy theories. In other world firsts, we showcase an adorable avocado-inspired caravan, a new kind of craft festival, and the truth behind one of Bali's most Insta-worthy attractions.
This week is NAIDOC Week, and Play School is celebrating Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture in a collaboration with Baker Boy. We also explore the upcoming launch of an Indigenous emoji keyboard, Crust Pizza's timely State of Origin campaign and an Insta-worthy lake with a toxic secret.
This week, we explore a solar eclipse made accessible for people with blindness, travelling passport-free, Nike's controversial shoe design and a new app bringing Sydney's Indigenous history to life.
This week it’s all about creating the longest and biggest Aussie citizen, drugs and Facebook, a very ambitious KFC franchisee, Triple M's vow of silence and a new Indigenous character joining the ABC family.
This week, we investigate the #BlueForSudan hashtag infiltrating social media. We also explore a press conference blunder, what could be the best media release of the year and Ed Sheeran's love affair with ketchup.
This week, we're indulging our sweet tooth for a good cause. We're also exploring Vienna's cheeky new tourism campaign, a new flight mode with Uber, AI tools for eradicating racial bias and best of all, puppy public transport.
This week, we explore Renault's unique method of tackling car pollution. We also take a look at Chernobyl's transition into one of the world's most popular dark tourism hotspots, Bumble's new café and bar, Amazon's Shazam-like fashion feature and new visa guidelines that make us question our past social media sins.
For the beer lovers, this week we take a look at the monks who are making a beer with an intriguing history. We're also exploring the clever campaign that's recreating iconic TV lounge rooms in your own home, how one of our favourite children's entertainers is working to preserve Indigenous languages and a remote island that would love to see an influx of Aussies.