It's a day to commemorate those who have served our country, but ANZAC Day is also about Two-up. It's known as 'Australia's Game', but how many of us actually know what a 'spinner' is, or where to find the best round?
Forty. It’s the new 30, which, depending on your state of arrested development, may also be the new 20. It’s also the age of the humble mobile phone, which, unlike us, is actually getting smarter as it gets older.
The criminally short-lived HBO series Deadwood showed the Wild West to be as foul-mouthed as urban Baltimore. Turns out the inhabitants of an actual South Dakotan mining town were more likely to cuss "consarn it" than drop the C-bomb.
The Ramones weren't the first or last people to "wanna be sedated". A new exhibit at the University of Sydney about the history of anesthesia covers the topic, for both medical and self-medicating purposes.
Museums are basically theme parks for science geeks. The joy of immersing yourself in all that dinosaur-riddled knowledge is second to none, with the exception of being one of the lucky bastards whose job it is to set that shit up.