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Melbourne's Easter Ethnic Stew

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 04.01.2016 | World
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Denise and I have been living in South Yarra for nearly nine months. You know you're becoming part of the neighborhood when:

Australia Survived A 13-Year-Long Drought. Here's What California Can Learn.

The Huffington Post | Catherine Taibi | Posted 07.13.2015 | Media

The Christian Science Monitor: How Australians survived a 13-year drought by going low-tech Southeastern Australia suffered through a massive, ...

Australians Everywhere Are Laughing at America's Attempt at the Flat White

Amanda Roosa | Posted 03.09.2015 | Taste
Amanda Roosa

After having lived in Melbourne for the past five months, it's safe to say I learned what good coffee is, albeit the hard way.

This Breakdancer's Strength Training Workout Is Simply Unreal

The Huffington Post | William Goodman | Posted 08.13.2014 | Healthy Living

There is no question about it: To be a professional dancer, you need to stay fit. However, breakdancer Simon Ata, out of Melbourne, Australia, has ...

Worth the Drive: 3 Quick Trips From Melbourne, Australia

Elspeth Velten | Posted 03.04.2014 | Travel
Elspeth Velten

Even as a skeptical traveller eager to avoid crowds, I can say that each destination from Melbourne is more fulfilling than the next. In just one month, I visited all of the top three day trips, some of them, twice.

Cities Blooming In Spring 2013

U.S. News Travel | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel
U.S. News Travel

Mardi Gras may be over, but the party is just getting started in the Big Easy.

Why I Left

Steven Amsterdam | Posted 03.05.2013 | New York
Steven Amsterdam

"Can't you just stay in New York and complain about it like the rest of us?" a friend asked. No, townies like me don't get this many excuses to flee. I had to go.

Guide To Melbourne's Biggest Cultural Event

Home Away | Posted 11.20.2012 | Travel
Home Away

The Melbourne Festival is a 17-day, multi-venue exploration of visual and performing arts held each October in Australia's cultural capital. It's Melbourne's preeminent yearly cultural event, showcasing theatre, music, film, dance, visual art and more -- and it's every bit as ambitious, audacious and sprawling as one could expect.

WATCH: Train Cat Drops Off, Picks Up Owner At Train Station Daily

Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel

A cat in the suburbs of Melbourne, Australia, has gained fame for routinely dropping off and picking up Nicole Weinrich as she returns home from work....

Atheists Meet In Melbourne To Celebrate Lack Of Faith

BBC News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion

The Global Atheist Convention in Melbourne, Australia is bringing together more than 2,000 scientists, philosophers, writers, and comedians to celebra...

Sharapova ousted early from Australian Open

Daily Camera. | Daily Camera | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Maria Sharapova was upset by Maria Kirilenko 7-6 (4), 3-6, 6-4 in the first round of the Australian Open on Monday, her worst ...

Paul Kelly in Conversation with Julia Gillard

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

Paul Kelly in Conversation with Julia Gillard Many have argued that under John Howard, Australia was subject to a new found wave of neo-liberalism...

One Chicago Cellist Plus One Dalai Lama Equals a World of Compassion

Esther J. Cepeda | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Esther J. Cepeda

Michael Fitzpatrick on playing with His Holiness: "It's a very specific frequency he resides in, it's an extremely high vibration, but a really heavy grounded vibration at the same time."

When Pigs Fly At The Royal Melbourne Show (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

Who knew pigs could fly? Check out these pork-bellied tricksters as they soar through the air at the annual Royal Melbourne Show in Australia. Vote fo...

Tom, Katie And Suri Go To The Theater (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

The Cruise family is down under at the moment, and Sunday Tom, Katie and Suri went to the stage production of 'Jersey Boy' in Melbourne, Australia. B...

Chef Gordon Ramsay Shocks Audience With 'Lesbian' Rant About Journalist

foxnews.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment

Foul-mouthed reality TV chef Gordon Ramsay has shocked a public audience by vilifying a high-profile Australian journalist in an obscene, sexist rant ...

Snakes Escape On Plane In Australia

news.theage.com.au | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Four baby snakes grounded a Qantas plane in Melbourne after they made a doomed bid for freedom during a flight from Alice Springs....