At the 19th Annual RoboCup World Championship in Anhui Province, China — robots compete in full fledged soccer matches. This year's winner of the miniature robot match was Australia's University of New South Wales team. The winner of the Humanoid soccer obstacle course was team ThorwIn of University of Pennsylvania. Produced by Emma Fierberg. Show More Summary
Mark Woodbury has lost everything but what’s most important. The Rutherford, New South Wales, Australia man went out to get some supplies for a fishing trip, and when he returned ten minutes later, he found his house ablaze. Like many...Show More Summary
An Australian surfer was seriously injured after he punched a shark that attacked him off the north coast of New South Wales on Friday, local police reportedly said. The attack comes less than a week after a scallop diver was killed by a great white shark in Tasmania, island state off Australia’s...
Earthquakes aren’t really a thing in Australia. If they ever happen, they’re usually tiny. One shook residents on the border of Queensland and New South Wales this morning, however, with reports of a 5.2 magnitude quake measured off the coast. More »
2012 Olympian Cameron Hammond stretched his unbeaten pro record to 13-0 and retained his WBA Oceania welterweight title with a blistering fifth round TKO of Sedat Tasci in Narrabri, New South Wales on Saturday night. Hammond started off by controlling … Continue reading ? The post Hammond hammers Tasci in five appeared first on Boxing News.
“Nature here is vile and base. I wouldn’t see anything erotical here. I would see fornication and asphyxiation and choking and fighting for survival and… growing and… just rotting away. Of course, there’s a lot of misery,” Werner Herzog said in Burden of Dreams, the Les Blank documentary about the making of Herzog’s epic Fitzcarraldo. …Read More
Last week a snowy cold snap hit New South Wales and --more surprisingly--Queensland, otherwise known as Australia's "sunshine state."
The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia. Designed by Danish architect Jørn Utzon, the facility formally opened on 20 October 1973 after a gestation beginning with Utzon's 1957...Show More Summary
Men who harass women online during gameplay are quite literally sore losers. So says a study from two researchers at University of New South Wales and Miami University The study, conducted by Michael Kasumovic (Ecology and EvolutionShow More Summary
Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has proposed to build a new underground pedestrian link as part of the future Norwest Railway Station to the Norwest retail and business space.
Guest essay by Eric Worrall Is Australian coal still “naughty”, if the coal is burned in China? Aussie PM Tony Abbott has infuriated greens in the last few days, by approving a gigantic new coal mine in the state of New South Wales. According to Breitbart; Last week a contentious A$1.2bn open cut coal mining…
Schools are closed; trains are cancelled: snow is falling around New South Wales and parts of Queensland, and the photos are awesome. More »
The Australian Transport Safety Bureau (ATSB) said that a 39-year-old New South Wales man has been crushed to death onboard a supply vessel off the Pilbara
Special report from Australia by Betsy Lordan, DVM The Professional Farriers’ Association of New South Wales, Australia recently hosted farrier legend, Dave Duckett, FWCF for a series of educational clinics and a horseshoeing contest. While...Show More Summary
Trent Johnston, the former Ireland captain, has been named as the new coach of New South Wales
Australia's New South Wales (NSW) Government has shortlisted four consortia to tender for the supply and maintenance of a 65 new eight-car intercity train fleet.
Get your big coats, scarves and gloves, Australia: this weekend is set to be a chilly one according to the Bureau Of Meteorology. Think zero degrees in parts of New South Wales and Victoria. More »
The game at Suncorp Stadium wasn't even a contest. The State of Origin decider at Suncorp Stadium was always going to be a test for New South Wales, but after 80 minutes it was clear the Blues flunked out before stepping on the field. Show More Summary
The New South Wales Department of Fair Trading has issued a warning to anyone considering the hire of a prestige vehicle. The warning follows a long list of complaints received by Fair Trading from customers angered by rental conditions that they may feel they did not agree to. Show More Summary
January 1943. "Edgell tomato cannery, New South Wales, Australia." Medium format negative for the Office of War Information. View full size.