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Archive for April, 2015

Sydney Harbour NSW Australia the greatest festival destination on Earth this autumn/winter.

Vivid Sydney, an explosive spectacle of light, music and ideas, makes the harbour city the greatest festival destination on Earth this autumn/winter. The largest festival of its kind in the world, Vivid Sydney is returning in 2015 for a seventh spectacular season with an unprecedented program of illuminations, musical events and creative thinkers. Come to […]

April 20th, 2015
Topic: EVENTS FAIRS SHOWS, Nsw Tags: , , ,

Australian internet Guzzling data downloads explosion

Australian internet users are downloading like crazy. Photo: Jim Rice Australians’ hunger for data continues to grow, with the volume of total downloads in the final quarter of 2014 exceeding an exabyte – or 1 million terabytes – for the first time. Data released on Tuesday from the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) show Australians […]

April 2nd, 2015
Topic: COMMUNICATIONS, COMPUTERS IT Tags: None

Cow steroids leaking into waterways are making fish more randy study reveals

Research suggests male guppies change their mating behaviour when exposed to a common chemical. Photo: Alice Chaos Many men have tried, and failed, to woo a potential partner on the dance floor. Male guppy fish, on the other hand, have mastered the art. In their highly choreographed performance – part jig, part twerk – males shake […]

April 1st, 2015
Topic: Cattle, DRUGS, Fish, Milking cows Tags: None