Posted on 30 July

Australian Cities Progress Report 2014-2015

The government’s State of Australian Cities Report first appeared in 2010 as a way to track the overall progress of our most densely populated cities. The 2014-2015 edition has just been released The report offers very interesting insights into a range of drivers such as population, the economy, labour, infrastructure and transport. There are also […]

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Posted on 23 June

Shell Art Approx 500,000 Years Old

Image: Wim Lustenhouwer / Stephen Munro Oldest Abstract Artwork Ever Found A shell discovered in the 1890s in Trinil, Indonesia by Dutch geologist Eugene Dubois, is the oldest piece of abstract artwork ever found. Meticulous dating of the shell by geologists shows that it would have been made by the species Homo erectus, who existed […]

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Posted on 27 May

Largest Meteorite Impact Zone Found In Central Australia

Meteor Impact Zone 400 Kms Wide A team of geophysicists completing a geothermal drilling survey, have found a twin meteorite impact zone 400 kilometres wide next to the borders of South Australia, Queensland and the Northern Territory in Central Australia. Cited as the largest impact zone ever found in the world, scientists have said the […]

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Posted on 22 April

Undersea Drones or Nodes are Next!

Source: DARPA Nonlethal and unmanned drones or nodes which lie at the bottom of the sea for long periods of time, have begun to be researched and developed by the Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA). They have been named Upward Falling Payloads (UFP). For The Future Designed to stay dormant under the ocean until […]

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Posted on 26 March

Sensory Mapping – The Smells of the City

Say goodbye to viewing old flat paper maps to find your way around the city; according to one map creator… it looks like smelling your way is where we are heading in the future! Smelly Maps Kate McLean, a self-styled olfactory experience designer, is taking maps away from just visual tools and has been creating […]

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