There’s an old saying — go to Melbourne if you want to experience all four seasons in one day. It’s not literally true, of course, though you can get close by simply watching this excellent timelapse from photographer Alexander Chin, which maps the city’s seasons, side by side, in a single video. More »
Early reports out of Australia have last night’s/this morning’s Melbourne Derby down as one of the greatest ever meetings between Melbourne City and Melbourne Victory, and the tape backs that up, inasmuch as it’s the only A-League I’ve ever watched, and there were some good highlights. Read more...
"I'm sitting in a hammock right now, so I can't complain," says Courtney Barnett from her hometown of Melbourne, Australia, before playing on a session for girlfriend Jen Cloher's next album. Barnett is nominated for the Best New Artist category alongside James Bay, Sam Hunt, Tori Kelly and Meghan Trainor....
Royal Australian Navy frigate HMAS Melbourne is returning home to Australia after completing more than 50 boarding operations and seizing almost a tonne of heroin during a Middle Eastern deployment.
Andrew Taylor of Melbourne, Australia, is a food addict. For many years, he was constantly consumed with the thought of food -- and things were getting worse. In Andrew’s mind, if someone is a drug addict or an alcoholic, the solution is to quit drinking or using. Show More Summary
Choice Hotels has signed four boutique brand Adara Hotels Apartments in Australia to the Ascend Collection with three properties in Melbourne and one in Sydney. These additions make 11 Choice Hotels Ascend Collection properties in Australia. Show More Summary
The Government of Victoria in Australia has unveiled designs for a new elevated section of the Cranbourne-Pakenham line in Melbourne as part of the A$1.6bn project to remove every level crossing between the Caulfield and Dandenong.
A zoo in Melbourne, Australia is teaching great apes to play video games to help them interact with visitors
Rather than the treeless, limestone expanse we know today, the Plain was flush with gum and eucalyptus trees, banksias and other flowering plants now confined to Australia's east coast. Scientists at the University of Melbourne usedShow More Summary
Riley Dashwood lives in Melbourne, Australia. At the age of only 6, she's already become a master trick shot artist. YouTube link (via Neatorama) The Presurfer
Noela Rukundo sat in a car outside her home in Melbourne, Australia, watching as the last few mourners filed out. They were leaving a funeral — hers. Finally, she spotted the man she’d been waiting for. She stepped out of her car, and her husband put his hands on his head in horror. “Is it […]
Noela Rukundo had been with her husband, Balenga Kalala, for 11 years when, last year, she flew from their home in Melbourne, Australia, to her native Burundi for her stepmother's funeral. While there, Kalala ordered gang members to have her killed. They abducted her and told her what they had...
Balenga Kalala of Melbourne, Australia was stunned after his wife, Noela Rukundo, who he thought was dead after hiring a hitman to kill her, shows up at her own funeral alive and well. According to VIBE, Noela recently went public with her story after she was held hostage at gunpoint on February 20, 2015 by... Show More Summary
Noela Rukundo of Melbourne, Australia, got the last laugh after her husband plotted to have her killed by hit men.
Noela Rukundo of Melbourne, Australia, was visiting her native Burundi last year when two men kidnapped her. They had accepted money from Rukundo’s husband Balenga Kalala to murder her, and they called Kalala back in Melbourne to prove they had Rukundo in custody. Show More Summary
Pick-up artist and misogynist Daryush Valizadeh, founder of the organisation/publication Return of Kings has announced a trip to Australia to stage ‘tribal meetings’ in Sydney, Melbourne, Perth and Brisbane, with Canberra his first stop. Top...Show More Summary
The Australian Centre for the Moving Image gets collaborative by opening office doors to Melbourne’s creative community with a 60-seat space When the Australian Centre for the Moving Image opened its doors in Melbourne 13 years ago, it couldn’t be known how ubiquitous the moving image would become. Show More Summary
The Maritime Union of Australia (MUA) is protesting over the federal government’s award of a special license to Pacific Aluminium allowing the company to replace the Australian bulk carrier CSL Melbourne with a foreign vessel. CSL Melbourne,...Show More Summary
Many people kick off the New Year with a well-intentioned diet that only lasts a couple of weeks. Andrew Taylor of Melbourne, Australia has started 2016 with an unusually rigorous food plan that he is intent on seeing through the entire year, and so far he's successfully managed it. Show More Summary
Down in Melbourne, Australia last week, they had quite the celebration of LEGO with the Brickvention 2016 convention. The two-day event featured a huge collection of LEGO models including trains, castles, pirate ships, space ships, planes, buildings, sculptures and many more. Show More Summary