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Amazing Mom Gives Birth To 13-Pound Baby -- Without An Epidural

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 04.07.2017 | Parents

“I dreamed of a little fat baby,” Natashia Corrigan told Australian network 7. “I’ve always wanted a little fat baby and I’ve got a big one!...

Exploding Headphones On Flight Burn Woman's Face

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 03.15.2017 | Travel

An airline passenger recently woke up to a midair nightmare: The headphones she was wearing had exploded, burning her face, hair and hands. The sound ...

Woman Trains Parrot To Say Birdbrained Catchphrase ‘Cash Me Ousside'

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 03.09.2017 | Weird News

In case you were wondering, the phrase “Cash me ousside! Howbow da?” doesn’t become more charming or hilarious when repeated by a parrot. How do...

U.S. Tourists And Pilot Killed When Plane Crashes Into Australian Mall

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 02.21.2017 | World

A small plane carrying American tourists to a golf outing crashed in a ball of flames into an Australian shopping mall just seconds after takeoff from...

The story of a Dino 246 Chairs & Flares

Supercar Advocates | Posted 02.13.2017 | Entertainment
Supercar Advocates

A golden Australian dream in 1973 took one man's passion all the way to Italy for a ride of his life. It was an era to remember, the release of Ferrar...

Mom Says She Drove 4 Kids Into Lake To Kill Them

The Huffington Post | Mary S Papenfuss | Posted 01.16.2017 | Crime

An Australian mother has pleaded guilty to deliberately driving her children into a lake to kill them. Akon Guode, 37, killed 1-year-old Bol and 4-yea...

7 Arrested In Australia For Allegedly Planning Christmas Day Bombing Attacks

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 12.23.2016 | World

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australian police said on Friday they had foiled a plot to attack prominent sites in the city of Melbourne with a series of bombs o...

These Kids In The Hospital Had No Idea Their Santa Pics Would Be This Magical

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 12.21.2016 | Parents

This holiday season, kids in a hospital in Australia were able to see Santa and hang out in a winter wonderland without having to leave the building. ...

Melbourne & Sydney Win C40 Award For Best Building Energy Efficiency Project Of 2016

Mark Watts | Posted 12.01.2016 | Green
Mark Watts

Melbourne & Sydney were honoured today at an awards ceremony in Mexico City. The C40 Cities Awards recognize the world's most inspiring and innovative...

Expats Rank Melbourne Top City -- with Sydney Close Behind

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.22.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Melbourne tops the list of the best cities to live abroad according to previously unreleased data from the third annual InterNations Expat Insider 201...

Melbourne Is the Top City in the World for Expats

Malte Zeeck | Posted 11.21.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Melbourne, Houston, and Madrid top the list of the best cities to live abroad in previously unreleased data from the third annual InterNations Expat I...

How to Prepare Yourself for The Melbourne Cup

Courtney Lambert | Posted 10.28.2016 | Travel
Courtney Lambert

Pixabay It's the thundering of hooves against the infamous Flemington Racecourse; tension thick in the air as the most powerful thoroughbreds in th...

The Go Set - United States Tour Fall 2016

Kelly Hager | Posted 09.09.2016 | Entertainment
Kelly Hager

The Go Set, an Australian Irish punk rock/folk band, makes their way to the United States for their highly anticipated 2016 Tour.

30 Megacity Mayors Call Upon G20 for a Climate Safe World

Anne Hidalgo | Posted 09.06.2016 | World
Anne Hidalgo

As the G20 Summit meets in Hangzhou this week, we, mayors of the major cities within the G20, call on our national leaders to work with us to build a ...

These Are The 10 Most Livable Cities In The World

The Huffington Post | Kate Abbey-Lambertz | Posted 08.19.2016 | HuffPost Home

A safe, stable city, with great schools, rich culture, solid infrastructure and reliable health care might sound like a place that’s hard to find. B...

How civil servants can save the planet - an example

Apolitical | Posted 08.11.2016 | Impact
Apolitical

Despite the ongoing and often exhilarating progress on clean technologies - from carbon capture and storage to lab-grown hamburgers - we know that the...

Where to Find the Best Australian Fashion Boutiques

Shoptiques | Posted 06.25.2016 | Travel
Shoptiques

Spring has officially come and gone, with summer patiently waiting on our doorstep. As we welcome summer with open arms, we find ourselves dreaming of...

24hourproject : Three Stories from Three Cities

Grryo | Posted 05.26.2016 | Arts
Grryo

This wasn't the only unexpected situation I had to face during the marathon. For instance, I found no living soul in the 24 hour supermarket, and a military parade in the most famous square of the city, piazza Duomo, right where I had planned to shoot people idly sitting on the churchyard.

Top Five Date Ideas in Australia

Loren Browne | Posted 05.24.2016 | Travel
Loren Browne

I'm on the mission to find the best places around the world to go on a date. Australia is one of the furthest places I have traveled to, but it was we...

Melbourne to Offer a New Home to US Corporations if Trump Wins

Carbonated.TV | Posted 05.09.2016 | Politics
Carbonated.TV

Australia doesn't like Trump and local government is taking a stand in the event that Republican candidate Donald Trump is elected to office this Nove...

Moomba in Melbourne: Asia in Ascendancy and the Decline of Labour in Oz Part I

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 03.20.2017 | World
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Moomba in Melbourne? If you're not an Aussie I hope you're asking yourself, "What the hell is Moomba?" I suspect a lot of Aussies who live outside o...

There's More To See In Australia Than You Ever Thought Possible

SmarterTravel | Posted 02.18.2017 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Almost the same size as the continental U.S., Australia has incredible natural wonders and landscapes to discover. And while its west coast and the Ou...

How A Priest Saved Our Honeymoon

Alexii Lardis | Posted 02.08.2017 | Travel
Alexii Lardis

In addition to praying for this good Samaritan, Alex and I will be making a donation to the Catholic Archdiocese of Canberra (I have a huge feeling that Father James is from there although I can't be certain) in his name.

Our 5-Step Recipe for Social Change

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 12.09.2016 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

Written by friends and colleagues, Dr Alessandro Demaio and Dr Mats Junek of festival21. Born after 1980, we are the generation who witnessed the daw...

Why Paris Won't Happen in Melbourne

Lawrence Diller, M.D. | Posted 12.04.2016 | World
Lawrence Diller, M.D.

Whether in America or Australia, the availability of a good public education allows children of immigrants to get to a solid middle class standing within a generation. Besides adding to the productivity and richness of these societies, this filial advancement acts as a tonic to the challenges and frustrations of the newly arrived immigrants to either country.