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article imageDaily Relief: Tuesday 1 April

By Jessica Jones-Langley     Apr 1, 2014 in Odd News
A light-hearted look at the odd events happening in the world. Today includes a new energy drink, a new product from popular website 'The Pirate Bay', and an amazing new job offer from Google.
Vegemite takes on Energy Drink Market
Breakfast brand Vegemite have launched a new Vegemite-themed energy drink. The Vegemite iDRINK 2.1 energy drink is apparently rich in Vitamin B like the breakfast spread and will be an alternative to having the breakfast spread on toast.
Pirate Bay goes virtual
The popular website The Pirate Bay recently announced that it will be apparently going virtual saying that they "are developing a device that will embrace your entire mind." The press release explains how the device will work saying: "using a simple plugin into the the brain, you will no longer only be able to see and hear a movie, a game or whatever it is you want. You'll be able to live it."
Australia launches 'Petwifi'
The world's first pet-powered mobile broadband is supposedly now available in Australia. Strapped to a cat or dog, the device uses the pets kinetic energy to constantly keep the device charged without need for cords or chargeable batteries. For more information on how you can get the device for your home click here.
Commonwealth Games to be renamed 'Empire Games'.
The 2018 Commonwealth Games being held on the Gold Coast, Australia, looks set to change the name to 'Gold Coast Empire Games'. There have been no confirmed reports yet, but a source said that announcements like this would most likely be made during a royal visit. Perhaps William and Catherine's visit later this month will raise some eyebrows.
Survivor opens up to international entrants
Finally non-US citizens can now apply to be part of the Survivor series. From season 29, international applicants will be able to fulfill their dream of being on Survivor. It appears that applicants need to make a 60-second video showing themselves as "various stereotypes from their country that may make them stand out."
Video: Google today posted an exciting new job online today. Google Maps VP, Brian McClendon, explains the unbelievable role and how to apply for it in the below video.
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