The lunch box - 16/11

The lunch box - 16/11

Another week, another lunch. It’s getting closer to Christmas now (perhaps you’ve noticed the too-early decorations in supermarkets across the country), but for now enjoy the last few days of Spring – Summer is coming with a vengeance.

Channel news

State of the market

  • Positive gains on Wall St. and strong results from Japan pushed the S&P/ASX200 up in morning trading. At 11:28am, it was up 40.1 points
  • The Aussie dollar remains strong and climbing and trades at $US0.9337. Gold is also on the up and sells for $US1116.8 an ounce. Oil is less buoyant and is trading lower at $US76.4 a barrel

General news



For the evening:

  • Tori Amos’ new album is, according to the SMH, sinful

Tomorrow's weather:

  • Sydney: Becoming fine. Min: 19, Max: 23
  • Melbourne: Morning drizzle clearing. Min: 15, Max: 25
  • Brisbane: Late shower/thunderstorm. Min: 20, Max: 35
  • Perth: Shower or two developing. Min: 14, Max: 23
  • Adelaide: Fine. Sunny. Min: 15, Max: 34
  • Hobart: Mainly fine. Min: 9, Max: 19
  • Canberra: Sunny. Min: 13, Max: 34
  • Darwin: Afternoon shower/storm. Min: 27, Max: 34

Product Wars: Movie/TV inspired gadgets

  • Final Results
  • Winner - Doctor Who K9 style Roving security sentry - 87%
  • Runner up - Transformers style “All Spark” Hub - 74%
  • 3rd - Dick Tracy inspired touch-screen internet watch - 68%
  • 4th - Get Smart Shoe Phone - 63%
  • 5th - James Bond hidden video-camera watch - 62%

  • Vote in the new Product Wars: Best IT Invention by clicking here.

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