November 12, 2019

Yes, everything is hard, but at least your family isn’t being circled by a great white shark

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Sharks are invariably a part of the sea in Australia, but this encounter was a bit too close for one family. Jodie Brown was on a boat with her family of seven on Tuesday near the town of Port Victoria in South Australia, when a great white shark estimated to […]

Lego is helping physics students stay in school, ‘cos it’s the best

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable Lego is great for kids, but it turns out it could do wonders for adult students too. Teachers at Flinders University in Australia are using Lego cars to help introductory physics students understand concepts like measurement error and variability, as well as improving their lab reporting skills and confidence. The […]

576 Border collies

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We have found heaven and it is this field with 576 border collies BY BRIAN KOERBER From Mashable A magical thing happened on Sunday: 576 border collies with smiling faces gathered together, apparently breaking the unofficial record for the most border collies in one place at one time. The event, which was put on by […]

Researchers are crowdfunding in a last-resort to save the orange-bellied parrot

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BY JOHNNY LIEU From Mashable The orange-bellied parrot has long been threatened with extinction in the wild, but it’s only recently researchers realised just how much trouble the species is in. Each year, researchers keep track of how many of the birds return to their breeding spot, Melaleuca, located in the remote southwest of Tasmania […]

Best luxury hotels in world

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The 10 best luxury hotels in the world, according to travelers By Brittany Kriegstein From Business Insider It’s no secret that hotels can make or break a vacation. From cleanliness, to amenities, to fluffy pillows and welcoming staff, hotels are meant to feel like a home away from home. But luxury hotels take that idea […]

Best space photographs

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Here are 31 of the best space photographs of the year BY DUSTIN DRANKOSKI AND MIRIAM KRAMER From Mashable Bright green auroras dance above a Norwegian lake in just one of dozens of new photos shortlisted for a 2016 astrophotography prize. The shortlisted photos, chosen for the Insight Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2016, reveal […]