The Tiwi Island’s trans community is dreaming big for Mardi Gras

Senior Tiwi Islands Sistagirl, Crystal Love in a scene from documentary ‘Sistagirl.’ Image: Sistagirl/ screenshot Imagining a world without diversity, culture and the full rainbow of gender identities is a very dull prospect. Recognising and celebrating the expression these human values attains us healthier and stronger. A world without the colorful and ecstatic celebration that…

A new tablet aims to catch hearing loss issues in young children

Sounds Scouts has developed a game that will contribute exam kids’ hearing .Image: Sounds Scouts If a child’s hearing issues go undiagnosed, they can often conflict at school and fall behind. The startup Sounds Scouts hopes to build hearing exams more accessible through an interactive tablet game children can play at home, ensuring that hearing…

Robot with sense of touch could allow surgery from another city

HeroSurg in full flight.Image: Deakin university During keyhole surgery, surgeons typically rely on sight as they remotely control the delicate operation. A new robot promises to give them one important extra sense: touch. The invention, revealed Wednesday at the Australasian Simulation Congress in Melbourne, Australia, is called the HeroSurg. Created by a team at Australia’s…

Amsterdam’s night mayor took a swipe at Sydney’s nightlife

Amsterdam and Sydney: A narrative of two cities when it comes to nightlife .Image: Amsterdam dance event Amsterdam and Sydney are polar opposites when it comes to nightlife. While the Dutch capital contains numerous clubs with 24 -hour licenses, Australia’s largest city has operated strict lockout statutes since 2014. Patrons are forbidden from entering licensed…

Shrinking Pringles and other acts of corporate betrayal dedicated ‘shonky’ awardings

It’s all a lie . Every bite of a Pringles chip is now an act of disloyalty. The salty potato chip has apparently done gone and shrunk on us without warning. The average length of a Pringles chip has reduced by 9.7 percentage, according to the consumer advocacy group Choice. The chip shrink from 62…

Baby boomers construct mistake sledging millennials with Twitter hashtag

The Simpsons predicting the future yet again .Image: twitter high_techboy Well, it happened. Twitter-using baby boomers, with their multitude of egg accounts, have started their own hashtag. But don’t worry, the young people have regained control of #HowToConfuseAMillennial rapidly, efficiently and hilariously. The hashtag initially seemed to be a lighthearted gag about the generational differences…

Guinea pig owner narrates suspenseful parsley-eating competition

How fast can a guinea pig feed a sprig of parsley, we hear you ask? Well, strap yourself in for a crazy ride that will shock and astound, because this proud guinea pig owner has arranged an eating rivalry for the ages. Who will win the battle of supremacy between Custard and Pablo the guinea…