Australian Heat Wave Causes Gadgets to Fail
The Australian heat wave is getting so hot that Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology had to add new colors to its weather map. There are parts of Australia that have achieved temperatures above 122ºF (50ºC), temperatures which were off the scale until recently. Read more @ SciTechDaily
AusFestival Pineapple, A Coconut-Flavored Pineapple
Australia’s Department of Agriculture announced that it is in the final stages of developing a new breed of pineapple that is sweet and juicy, but has the added taste of coconut, making it suitable for the for piña colada cocktails. Read more @ SciTechDaily
Real Hoverbike in the Works: Just Don’t Fall Off
When I think of hoverbikes, I think of those speeder bikes from the Star Wars saga. You know the ones that the Scout troopers use on Endor in Return of the Jedi. Well, a hoverbike is exactly what Chris Malloy from Australia decided to build, only in real life. I don’t know what is cooler…
Martian Dust Storms
A great first hand account by Dan Hill of the dust storm that hit Australia last week. Tom Coates put together a Flickr gallery with some of the best shots. Dan Hill’s tweets made Tom Coates start his project.
Martian Dust Storm Hits Australia
Australians And Iphones
Australians are getting the hacked iPhone.