Brazuca ball in RMIT wind tunnel

Brazuca ball changes the game

An Australian study has found the ball used in the 2014 FIFA World Cup has more aerodynamic resistance than its predecessors, requiring players to adjust…



Gaza crisis: media coverage analysis

Much of the reports on the Gaza crisis flowing out of the mainstream media pipeline are uninformative, biased and drenched in corporate influence. Shitty…


AUS gov’t and asylum seekers

I report on the Australian government’s commitment to their immigration policy, featuring interviews from Amnesty International’s spokesman Graeme McGregor and Dua Relief’s Beyza Yalavac. You can…

Arts & Entertainment


MotorEx 2014

Melbourne Showgrounds was home to the 2014 MotorEx show, gathering tens of thousands of motor enthusiasts to a gigantic showcase of neatly restored and excessively…


Melbourne style: two of the best stores

Melbourne has for long separated itself from other Australian cities because of its liveability: its nightlife and cultural diversity makes for a bustling metropolis…


Bosnian man wood impress VW

Reddit user ocean_potion posted a pretty cool collection of images to /r/pics (a subreddit dedicated to pictures only) of a 71-year-old Bosnian man who…

Science & Technology


3 surprisingly smart animals

It’s safe to say humans are the smartest species on the planet but what is the extent of disparity between humans and other organisms?…

homer simpson sleeping

GEN Y u no sleep?

Most of us will spend at least 30 years of our lives asleep. That’s seems quite a hefty sacrifice of time to simply lie…