The 10 best ways to see the Kimberley

Cruising the Kimberley is becoming one of the most popular ways to see what many think of as our final frontier.  BY SMALL CRUISE SHIP Picture standing at the rail, sipping champagne, and looking out a sunset lighting up the burnished ochre cliffs of one of the most ancient landscapes on earth, and admiring its […]

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Kedar Jadhav, MS Dhoni clinch series win in tight chase

India 3 for 234 (Dhoni 87*, Jadhav 61*) beat Australia 230 (Handscomb 58, Chahal 6-42) by seven wickets Regardless of the result in Melbourne, India’s tour of Australia would have been triumph. But it was given the perfect ending as Yuzvendra Chahal’s career-best 6 for 42, the joint best ODI figures in Australia, set up […]

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Lonely Planet co-founder Tony Wheeler

Tony Wheeler.  THE NUMBER OF COUNTRIES I’VE VISITED … is 175. You don’t have to be a UN member to be on my list, but I do have my conditions on what constitutes a “visit”; transiting the airport doesn’t count. ANY PASSPORT MISHAPS? I lost a passport once, at Dubai Airport. I had it at […]

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Australian Open 2019: Friday Results, Highlights, Scores Recap from Melbourne | Bleacher Report

Quinn Rooney/Getty Images Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal are each through to the fourth round of the 2019 Australian Open after defeating respective third-round opponents Taylor Fritz and Alex de Minaur on Friday. Federer proved a cut above and beat Fritz 6-2, 7-5, 6-2, while Nadal enjoyed a similarly simple outing against De Minaur, who struggled […]

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Australia: Discover your own backyard

Uluru at sunset. Photo: Getty Images SPONSORED CONTENT​ We live in the most spectacular tourist destination on Earth. That’s something many Australians tend to forget when they’re making their holiday plans. Few other destinations even come close to offering everything Australia does, with our absolute wealth of natural and cultural attractions. Australia has some of the […]

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Eating oysters in South Australia’s Coffin Bay

A tray of Coffin Bay oysters – hard to resist. Photo: Duy Dash I’m sitting on a narrow wooden bench, half-submerged in the ocean in a pair of neoprene waders, on an oyster lease in South Australia’s Coffin Bay. A glass of riesling in one hand, a fist-sized Pacific oyster in the other, I’m wondering how […]

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The Reinvention of Neymar: From ‘Peter Pan’ to Brazilian Leader | Bleacher Report

NELSON ALMEIDA/Getty Images Brazil’s training session started earlier than expected. The five-time world champions were against the clock as they prepared for their friendly match against Uruguay at the Emirates Stadium in London. With the sun going down around 4 p.m. on a dull November afternoon, they were worried about the absence of floodlights at […]

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How do we define creativity? – Science Weekly podcast | Science

In October 2018 the British auction house Christie’s became the first to sell a work of art created by an algorithm. The painting, Portrait of Edmond Belamy, was sold for $432,500, which was much more than anyone had been expecting. This groundbreaking sale created some controversy, not least in the AI art world itself. Jordan […]

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The top meat-free highlights by minibus

Matcha Mylkbar, St Kilda.  Photo: Nic Davidson “I love food so much, I love showing people how good it is,” says Ginger Scott, as our group is driven through Melbourne’s popular bayside neighbourhood of St Kilda. Scott’s our guide on a Melbourne food tour, but it’s more specific than most. Vegan for a Day is […]

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Premier League Week 23 Fixtures: EPL TV Schedule, Live Stream and Picks | Bleacher Report

Bryn Lennon/Getty Images Liverpool will look to take another major step towards the Premier League title on Saturday, when they welcome Crystal Palace and former manager Roy Hodgson to Anfield. The Reds can temporarily extend their advantage at the top to seven points if they secure a win. That would put pressure on Manchester City, […]

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Keanu Reeves Goes Fully off the Rails in the First Trailer for ‘John Wick 3’

The first two John Wick movies are some of the greatest action films of the decade. They are pure and simple and give you exactly what you want—if what you want is Keanu Reeves royally kicking ass and nothing more. But on Thursday, the trailer for the upcoming third John Wick movie came along and, […]

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Keanu Reeves Goes Fully off the Rails in the First Trailer for ‘John Wick 3’

The first two John Wick movies are some of the greatest action films of the decade. They are pure and simple and give you exactly what you want—if what you want is Keanu Reeves royally kicking ass and nothing more. But on Thursday, the trailer for the upcoming third John Wick movie came along and, […]

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Can a computer be creative? Chips with Everything podcast | Technology

In October 2018, the British auction house Christie’s became the first to sell a work of art created by an algorithm. The Portrait of Edmond Belamy was sold for $432,500 (£336,000), which was much higher than anyone had expected. This groundbreaking sale was controversial, not least in the AI art world itself. Jordan Erica Webber […]

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A paddle beneath Tasmania’s stunning, sheer pink mountains

Pink hues: Mountains in Freycinet National Park. Photo: Supplied If ever a reminder of one’s insignificance in the grander geological scheme of things is required a journey to Tasmania’s Freycinet National Park is a must. I stare up at the Hazards, a collective of granite mountains –Baudin, Dove, Amos and Mayson. This ancient formation is 60 […]

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‘Egg Is Just an Egg,’ Says Man Who Photographed World’s Most Famous Egg

Hello and welcome to 2019, everyone, where the TSA blares Travis Scott, the White House is full of fast food buffets, and the single most popular image on Instagram is currently a rather nondescript stock photo of an egg—and even the guy who shot the picture has no idea why, Insider reports. According to Insider, […]

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Finch’s repetitive Bhuvneshwar nightmare | ESPNcricinfo.com

Aaron Finch is having a season to forget and is now on a run of one half-century in 23 international innings across all formats. He has admitted he needs a break, but at the moment that won’t come until April after the away series against India and Pakistan. His ODI summer ended with a tally […]

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Meet ‘Dick Run Claire,’ the Woman Who Draws Dicks with Running Apps

This article originally appeared on VICE Australia. For a little over three years, Claire has been running the streets in the shape of dicks. The 33-year-old New Jerseyan says it started as an accident on Thanksgiving 2015 when she visited her brother in Kansas City, went for a run, and got lost. Claire eventually found […]

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Is there a Democrat who can oust Donald Trump? | News

The Democrats are gearing up for the 2020 US election. After being crushed by the 2016 result, this is a party still struggling to define itself – with a fierce battle under way between candidates from its more traditional and radical wings. Anushka Asthana talks to the Guardian’s US political reporter Sabrina Siddiqui about some […]

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How to get a real feel for Australia’s outback

Merna Mora Station, Moralana Scenic Drive. Photo: Adam Bruzzone A station stay in South Australia offers a quintessential outback experience without costing the earth. Better still, it can provide some relief for drought-stricken pastoralists. Imagine a private country larger than Jamaica with a permanent population of about 200 people. It’s a place of ranges, forests, deserts, […]

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