How many patties were on this again? In a study published in Brain, Behavior and Immunity, University of New South Wales researchers describe how lab rats rapidly began to show signs of serious memory decline after just six days on a sugar- and fat-laden diet of cakes, chips, and more. Show More Summary
New South Wales, Australia - Unholy Underwear! Last year, authorities in New South Wales uncovered an inbred cult living in a remote valley just south of Sydney. The clan was discovered after residents of a nearby town reported children wandering the hills and valley. Show More Summary
Sometimes, the most surprising discoveries can be right before our eyes, without even being recognised. Take the remarkable case of the giant pink slugs of remote Mount Kaputar in New South Wales, Australia. (© NSW National Parks and Wildlife Service) Measuring a very sizeable 8 in long, and boasting an extremely bright, fluorescent [...]
The second event of the New South Wales Wavesailing Association was hosted at one of the best southerly wave locations on the east coast of Australia, at Windang Beach.
Canberra’s favourite Cryptozoologist, Tim the Yowie Man is out and about investigating the Burrawang Bunyip. Tim the Yowie Man goes in hunt of the mythical Burrawang Bunyip in the Southern Highlands of New South Wales. Will TYM find the mystical beast? Will the locals give him the runaround? What indeed is a bunyip and where do [...]
Since its humble beginnings in 2002, Coffee Guru has grown into a successful chain with established franchise stores across Canberra and New South Wales. I had a chat with Coffee Guru’s Dean Crowe about coffee, business, and why franchising is a good idea. Dean Crowe tells me he is a Piccolo Latte kind of guy, due to [...]
Please help fight for freedom of health information in Australia by signing this petition By John Stone On Wednesday morning I signed an Avaaz petition Do not give the NSW HCCC powers of censorship over public and individuals opposing moves...
Australian ecologists have recruited teams of citizen-scientists to help count koalas in New South Wales and Queensland. The iconic marsupial is listed as vulnerable in both states, but through programs like the Great Koala Count, the researchers hope to keep track of the animals so they can better protect them. Rob Muir reports.
by Thaddeus Baklinski SYDNEY, Australia, November 19, 2013 (LifeSiteNews.com) - Members of the State Legislative Council of New South Wales, Australia voted earlier this week by a narrow margin of 21 to 19 to uphold the true meaning of marriage. Most of the MLCs who voted against the Same-Sex Marriage Bill 2013 pointed…
It is said that behind every great man, there is a great woman. I met one such woman today. Her name is Gail O’Brien. To Australians this story is well known. Dr. Chris O’Brien was a gifted physician and surgeon who specialized in head and neck surgery...(read more)
Let's Face It: The history of the Archibald Prize was a book written by Peter Ross and published by the Art Gallery of New South Wales in 1999. I have already referred to the prize-winning Portrait of the Artist Joshua Smith by William Dobell in an old post and to the conservative responses to the other of Dobell’s winning portraits. Show More Summary
Four young women with their bicycles on the beach, Moruya, New South Wales, ca. 1900.
The setting for the launch of the updated Toyota LandCruiser Prado had significance. New South Wales’ Snowy Mountains played a role in the Australian beginnings of Toyota, and the Landcruiser, when construction company Thiess used second-generation 20 Series ’Cruisers as … Continue reading ? The post 2014 Toyota LandCruiser Prado Review appeared first on CarAdvice.
We’re getting closer to winning the freedom to marry in Australia, but we’re just not quite there yet. A vote this week in New South Wales is either a setback or a step closer to victory, depending on how you want to look at it. On one hand: now all the legislators are on the […]
Overflowing with style and spunk, this wedding captured by Studio Sixty Photography is one for the books. With DIYs that will leave you dreaming for days, florals that will have you begging for more, and a couple that just seems like they were made for each other - this gallery is as good as they get. See…
The upper house of the New South Wales Parliament in Australia narrowly voted down a marriage equality bill by a 21-19 margin today, dashing the hopes of advocates who thought it could pass the chamber. But Alex Greenwich, a member of parliament from the Independent party and the main sponsor of the legislation, said he [...]
The upper house of the NSW parliament rejected a bill legalizing same-sex marriage, the Sydney Morning Herald reports: Despite initial hopes the upper house would pass the legislation, MPs voted against it by 21 votes to 19 in the Legislative...
Ginger Beer bottle of ‘Brookvale Union’ based in Brookvale, New South Wales, Australia carries juxtaposed images of Hindu God Ganesh and...
(Photo: Opal Auctions) This beautiful fossil is a pine cone infused with opal. It was found in the Ken's Retreat opal mining area of Finch County, New South Wales, Australia. Many plant and animal fossils can be found here including--on rare occasions--opalized pineapples. -via TYWKIWDBI
Is nature trying to tell Tony Abbott something? No sooner had the new Australian Prime Minister started to dismantle the last government's policies for reducing carbon emissions, than wildfires swept across New South Wales, reigniting – as it were – the debate over climate change. The fires – the worst in the state for two [...]