Today's Google Doodle Celebrates Georges Lemaître And The Big Bang
Today's Google Doodle celebrates the 124th birthday of Georges Lemaître, the astronomer and physicist who first proposed the idea of an expanding universe which began with the event we now call the Big Bang. Lemaître was born on July 17, 1894. During ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Usain Bolt's Central Coast Mariners trial set to make headlines for A-League
Tuesday's announcement that Usain Bolt is primed to hit the A-League has been met with equal parts scepticism and bewilderment. The "world's fastest man" has long expressed a desire to play professional football, but has not been able to build on that ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 +1000
House Rules: Top three revealed
The House Rules final three have been announced in an emotional episode. Monday night's episode of the Channel Seven renovation show saw three teams leave after the Backyard Battles came to an end. On top of the leaderboard were Mel and Dave with ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +1000
Is he okay? Anna Heinrich gasps in horror from the Australian Ninja Warrior ...
After failing to complete his qualifying heat last year, former Bachelor Tim Robards had high hopes for Australian Ninja Warrior glory this year. But Tim's confidence waned on Tuesday night's episode, with his dismount from the third obstacle causing ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +1000
Tim Cahill announces end to Socceroos career
Tim Cahill has called time on his illustrious Socceroos career. Australia's leading international goal scorer confirmed he has retired from international football after scoring 50 goals in 107 caps. His cameo off the bench against Peru last month at ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 14:00:00 +1000
Bizarre Instagram twist in socialite Annabelle Neilson's tragic death
Sources said Neilson, who was once briefly married to blue blood Nat Rothschild, died on Thursday night. But bizarrely, Neilson's Instagram was active on Saturday — confusing even her close friends who heard the bad news. “Annabelle is that you ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +1000
After a stunning news conference, there's a newly crucial job for the American ...
As my Washington Post colleague Mark Berman put it on Twitter: “I'm really struck by what a huge story it would be if it emerged that Trump was privately questioning the intel assessment re: Russian meddling and suggesting he buys Russia's denial ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:00:00 +1000
A new species of venomous snake has been discovered in Australia
Biologists discovered a new species of bandy-bandy snake at Weipa on the west coast of the Cape York Peninsula. However, the new poisonous snake may already be in danger of extinction due to nearby mining. The researchers from the University of ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 07:00:00 +1000
Wallaroo man taken into custody by SA Police after manhunt
Wanted Wallaroo man Jake Dohnt has been taken into police custody near Port Wakefield, north of Adelaide. Police said they located the 25-year-old man about 5:40pm, after a search that lasted more than a day. Officers allegedly sought to pull over the ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 08:00:00 +1000
Helpmann Awards: Sydney Theatre Company the biggest winner across split ...
Sydney Theatre Company scored big in this year's Helpmann Awards, the peak awards for performing arts in Australia. The company took home 10 awards — more than any other company — at two ceremonies on Sunday and Monday nights at Sydney's ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Amazon boss Jeff Bezos is richest man in modern history - Bloomberg ...
It means Mr Bezos is richer than anyone else on earth since at least 1982, when Forbes first published a wealth ranking. Soaring technology stocks have fuelled huge growth in the worth of entrepreneurs such as Mr Bezos and Facebook founder Mark ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 18:00:00 +1000
Schools Can Now Get Facial Recognition Tech for Free. Should They?
Over the last two years, RealNetworks has developed a facial recognition tool that it hopes will help schools more accurately monitor who gets past their front doors. Today, the company launched a website where school administrators can download the ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 00:00:00 +1000
Strands of hair reveal tragic final moments of Ivan Milat victim
More than 20 years after Australia's most infamous serial killer was jailed for life, one last secret of Ivan Milat's gruesome crimes has been picked apart. Forensic evidence has now confirmed that Milat acted alone during his backpacker killing spree ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 10:00:00 +1000
KOFM radio host David Collins remembered by close friend Peter Sterling
Rugby league great Peter Sterling has spoken warmly about his close friend David Collins, the high-profile Hunter broadcaster who died on Monday at age 60. The long-time host of KOFM's breakfast radio program passed away after a six-month battle with ...
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1000
Don't listen to the keyboard warriors, Harry Kane is a deserving Golden Boot ...
Which brings us to England captain and World Cup top scorer Harry Kane. The Tottenham striker joins Gary Lineker as the only Englishman to have won the Golden Boot, emulating the now BBC presenter's tally of six goals struck in the 1986 tournament.
Public date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 01:00:00 +1000
Novak Djokovic demolishes Kevin Anderson in the Wimbledon final
Anderson was struggling physically, calling on the trainer during the opening set and receiving more treatment on his right forearm before the start of the second. It's no surprise given he booked his spot in the final after winning a five set semi ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 11:00:00 +1000
The key arguments for opting out of My Health Record
The My Health Record (MHR) opt-out period began on Monday and you have until October 15 to decide whether or not to be part of the scheme. You can read the case for opting in to My Health Record here.
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 10:00:00 +1000
Tesla sheds almost $US2b after Elon Musk's 'pedo' attack on British diver
Wall Street's overnight performance was lacklustre, with a sharp fall in oil prices weighing on the broader market. Tesla was the worst-performing stock on the Nasdaq index after chief executive Elon Musk used Twitter to fire off online abuse at one of ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 17:00:00 +1000
Trump is no Russian patsy. So what's his game, then?
Vladimir Putin arrived late for his meeting with Donald Trump. That's what strongmen do: it sends a message to keep your rivals waiting. I can imagine a future Chinese, Russian or American summit where literally no one shows up for fear of being the ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 22:00:00 +1000
Lucy and Foz evoke Les Murray in tearful World Cup finale
SBS presenters Lucy Zelić and Craig Foster have wrapped up their coverage of the 2018 World Cup with an emotional farewell from Moscow. The pair discussed an action-packed final in the early hours of Monday where France defeated Croatia 4-2, before ...
Public date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 02:00:00 +1000