Tags : Australia

Scientists warn of insect decline amid climate change

Sydney: An emerging “insect apocalypse” will have radical effects on the environment and humankind, an Australian scientist has warned. An international study on the future of insects under climate change scenarios has found the loss of insects will drastically reduce the ability of humankind to build a sustainable future. Co-author William Laurance, of James Cook […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – October 20

This day in history we feature Sydney Opera House. Queen Elizabeth II formally opened the Sydney Opera House on this day in 1973. Trivia – Sydney Opera House The Sydney Opera House is a multi-venue performing arts centre in Sydney. Located on the foreshore of Sydney Harbour, it is widely regarded as one of the […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – October 11

This day in history we feature University of Sydney. Australia’s oldest university, is inaugurated in Sydney on this day in 1852. Trivia – University of Sydney The University of Sydney (USYD), also known as Sydney University, or informally Sydney Uni, is a public research university located in Sydney, Australia. Founded in 1850, it is the […]...Read More

This Day, That Year – July 28

This day in history we feature Wendy Tuck. She was the first female skipper to win the Clipper Round the World Yacht race with her team on this day in 2018. Trivia – Wendy Tuck Tuck was born in Australia in 1965. She is a yachtswoman and previous chief instructor and principal at the Clipper […]...Read More

Avo-lanche causes farmers to push for more consumption

Australian avocado farmers are requesting people to eat more of the green fruit as there is currently a massive oversupply. As per a report conducted by agribusiness bank Rabobank, avocados are up by 26 per cent compared to last year, equating to 22 avocados per person. The author of the report Pia Piggot said that […]...Read More

Here’s the list of the top ten best driving holidays

Eager travellers are being encouraged to get behind the wheel on their holiday to fully immerse themselves in the culture overseas.  Holiday car rental experts at StressFreeCarRental.com have put together the best driving holiday destinations for travellers to swap the taxi for a car. Recommended routes including the famous Route 66 in America and the Garden […]...Read More

Australian researchers generate solar power at night

Australian scientists have had a major breakthrough in solar technology by producing electricity when the sun isn’t shining. A group of the University of New South Wales (UNSW) researchers have done the impossible by capturing the sun’s energy at night by harnessing the Earth’s own infrared thermal radiation.  The group from the School of Photovoltaic […]...Read More

Drones to plant 100 Million trees by 2024

AirSeed Technology, an Australian start-up is planning to plant 100 million trees by 2024 using an army of seed-firing drones. The firm is using artificial intelligence to find areas in need of some trees and firing seed pods from the sky. CEO and co-founder of AirSeed Technology said, “Each of our drones can plant over […]...Read More

This family’s pet will shock you too

An Australian family has made a highly feared eight-legged creature their domesticated pet. Summer Stolarcyk took to social media to display the spider residing at the Gray family home for the past year. She wrote, “Her name is Charlotte, (huntsman spider) she’s a welcomed member of the Gray family in Australia, Charlotte loves going from […]...Read More

Cinema at Grocery: FilMe, a disruptor in Entertainment Industry  

TheBrew interviewed Dr. Abhishek Shukla, the founder and CEO of an innovative international OTT platform, FilMe. FilMe is an Australian-born global brand, which aims to disrupt the current entertainment distribution. A brainchild of Dr. Abhishek Shukla, FilMe is a cool retail product that lets you watch movies directly to your smartphone with no internet, no […]...Read More