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There Are Women's Marches Taking Place On Every Continent -- Even Antarctica

The Huffington Post | Nick Wing | Posted 01.21.2017 | Politics

Demonstrators rallied across the world on Saturday ― from Antarctica to Ann Arbor, Beirut to Buenos Aires, Cape Town to Canberra ― to show solidar...

Shorn Wool From Overgrown Sheep Equivalent To 30 Sweaters

AP | Steven Hoffer | Posted 01.03.2017 | Weird News

CANBERRA, Australia (AP) — A lost, overgrown sheep found in Australian scrubland was shorn for perhaps the first time on Thursday, yielding 40 kilog...

Mysterious Figure On A Coffin Spotted On Australian Lake

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 07.03.2015 | Weird News

Does Australia have its very own ferryman of the dead? In Greek mythology, Charon carried souls of the deceased across the river Styx and into the...

197,000 Fans View 'Bad Boy' Nick Kyrgios's #VolleyingChallenge - He Nominates Andy Murray & Serena Williams to "Go to the Wall Against Cancer"

Paul Sanderson | Posted 05.08.2016 | Impact
Paul Sanderson

New 20-year-old Aussie tennis sensation Nick Kyrgios has come perilously close to being defaulted for language and/or racquet and ball abuse at the US Open, the Australian Open, where John McEnroe was famously defaulted in 1990, and the Estoril Open in Portugal.

This Is What Happens When Nudists Invade An Art Museum (NSFW)

The Huffington Post | Katherine Brooks | Posted 04.09.2015 | Arts

Warning: If our headline wasn't hint enough for you, this post includes a lot of nudity. A lot. "Naked, our whole body experiences color," says art...

A Profile of Soprano Tony Arnold -- Guest Artist at Santa Fe Chamber Festival 2014

Sean Martinfield | Posted 09.17.2014 | Arts
Sean Martinfield

Soprano Tony Arnold is a luminary in the world of Chamber Music and Art Song. Today's classical composers are inspired by her inherently beautiful voice, consummate musicianship, and embracing spirit.

My Thoughts of Death and Dying

Lauren Jackman | Posted 07.12.2014 | Parents
Lauren Jackman

In the hours and days after having my baby, I cried. This is a normal part of childbirth as your hormones go crazy. But at some stage during the days after childbirth and before leaving hospital the tears morphed into worried thoughts of death and dying.

They're Getting It Right "Down Under" and the U.S. Should Follow Their Lead

Lisa Novick | Posted 04.09.2014 | Green
Lisa Novick

Though recent news hasn't been good -- record drought in the Southwest, the precipitous decline of Monarch butterflies, the extermination of top predators that keep our ecosystems healthy -- my recent trip to Australia made me feel more hopeful than in a long time.

The Ugliest Inflatable Sculpture Ever?

ARTINFO | Posted 07.14.2013 | Arts
ARTINFO

With a turtle-like face and ten udders hanging from its undercarriage, "Skywhale" has a strangely serene presence that belies its somewhat grotesque form. Through the unmistakable maternalism of the giant floating creature, Piccinini asks viewers to question the relationship between people, nature, and technology as well as contemplate issues relating to genetic engineering and biotechnology.

When Barack Obama Goes Down Under

Antony Loewenstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Antony Loewenstein

Obama's upcoming visit to Australia will be primarily an election year opportunity for PM Kevin Rudd to bask in the glow of a President whose popularity is diving in America, but remains buoyant globally.

After 50 years, the 'lost innocents' shipped from home win apology

The Independent | Independent | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Thousands of British children sent to populate Australia in what was later described as "one of the most disgraceful periods in post-war politics" wil...

Should the Burka Be Banned?

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Should the Burka Be Banned? Muslim women's dress codes have come into the political spotlight in both Muslim-majority and non-Muslim societies. At one...

Analyzing the Siev 36 Incident

FORA.tv | FORA.tv | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Analyzing the Siev 36 Incident On April 16, 2009, a small boat carrying a human cargo of asylum seekers from Afghanistan ignited and sank in Australia...