Featuring works by local and interstate artists, PINup, the latest exhibition at the ANCA gallery opens tonight, 22 May.
SCMP reports that there have been no new cases of the H7N9 virus in China since May 13, marking the longest period without a new infection since the influenza outbreak began in March. [ more › ]
Mayor Rattenbury has the happy news that The Green Shed (formerly Tiny’s) has handed over $10,000 to The Yellow Van: Minister for Territory and Municipal Services, Shane Rattenbury, will tomorrow present a cheque for $10,000 to The Yellow Van on behalf of The Green Shed (formerly known as Tiny’s Green Shed). The $10,000 was raised by The [...]
(BEIRUT) — Despite recent rebel setbacks in Syria‘s civil war, the main opposition bloc signaled a tough line Tuesday on attending possible peace talks with President Bashar Assad‘s regime. Two senior members of the Syrian National Coalition...Show More Summary
It's been five years of waiting for Rose Mae Starnes, whose adoptive daughter vanished one day when Starnes was out of the house. Five years of anguish. "I would just hug her and kiss her," says Starnes, clutching tightly an eighth-grade graduation photo of her girl, Yasmin Acree. Show More Summary
This also in from SheepGroper: There are now two signs at the entrance to Murulla Lane to warn pedestrians and other traffic that the builders gutting 16-18 Mort St sometimes block off their end of the lane completely, forcing vehicles to exit via the entrance. It’s interesting watching a large truck backing out of the entrance, [...]
Support Pegasus at the inaugural gala dinner.
Pulp Kitchen is fast becoming my go to breakfast spot. They’ve also added this very beautiful mural to Ainslie shops. Got an image of Canberra you want to share with the world? Email it in to email@example.com.
16th Annual Chefs in Shorts event Friday, June 14, 2013 7:00-9:30pm $70 per person The 16th annual Chefs In Shorts event brings together a group of the area’s leading chefs who will fire up the grills and create their favorite dishes during this outdoor, summer-in-the-city barbecue. Show More Summary
More information has come out about a blast at an explosives plant in Shangdong, which left 13 people dead and another 20 missing. [ more › ]
This morning Andrew Barr opened Entry 29, a new work space whose goal is to assist start-up businesses. Located in Childers Street, near the ANU, Entry 29 is aimed at encouraging and driving the technology development process by allowing start-up operators to mingle and collaborate with like-minded individuals. It also offers meeting facilities, access to [...]
That’s the question posed by Research Panel’s Day Research, where 149,374 people of both sexes were asked if they liked stuff like this pictured below on women: The score for both sexes combined were 35.7% liked it, 60.7% didn’t like it, and 3.6% just didn’t know what nail art was! However, when the sexes were [...]
Joy Burchhas has announced that the Youth InterACT Grant rounds will open tomorrow. These grants will provide up to $1,500 in support for projects aimed at Canberran Young People. “These grants create an exciting opportunity to empower young people to play an active role in their community and deliver projects that are developed by young people [...]
Phillies fans head to Craigslist for companionship. [ more › ]
Two days of meetings between the U.S. and Chinese presidents in June will be notable for their absence of diplomatic pomp; Chinese Premier Li Keqiang expressed a willingness to help Indian companies access China's market.
Rioter SheepGroper (really?), sent us in this image: Telstra building contractors diligently propping up the tax building. Must be developing a lean due to all that paperwork. Seen a picture of Canberra that you’d like to share? Send it to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Wolf Blitzer has an awkward moment on-air when talking to a tornado survivor. And it's never too early to stop killer robots, is it? [ more › ]
4G mobile internet will be making its way to the streets of Shanghai next month for a select few China Mobile subscribers in the city. 4G will dwarf the speeds of the current mobile internet offerings, with the new technology boasting 10-60 megabits speeds per second compared to the mere one megabit per second available previously. [ more › ]
Disney is apologizing after fans were outraged by an episode of Jessie that featured a child on a gluten-free diet being the butt of jokes. [ more › ]
Shingeki no Kyojin (Attack on Titan) [?????] - one of the most awesome anime series I've seen so far that I simply must babble about! Its a story about man eating giants who have been kept separate from humans for many moons by tall walls - until those walls are destroyed. Show More Summary