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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Australia’

Solange Knowles Performs In Australia To End 2013

Solange Knowles ended 2013 doing what she does best – performing and doing it fashionably. BeyoncĂ©’s younger sister performed at the Falls Festival in Australia over the weekend. In true fashionable form Solange performed in a red high-neck crop top and matching culottes and sported thigh length hair. Solange, along with The Roots, Vampire Weekend, MGMT, and many others performed …

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Caroline Wozniacki Says “Yes” to Rory McIlroy

While golf’s Rory McIlroy may have only been able to win one major competition last year, he started 2014 with the most important victory of his career, announcing his engagement to long-time girlfriend and tennis star, Caroline Wozniacki, via Twitter on New Year’s Day. The announcement of the couple’s engagement follows a swirl of rumors surrounding their many potential break-ups …

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Twitter Adds Australia And Brazil To Alert System

The social networking website Twitter is a simple yet effective way to get the word out about what is on your mind, a photo that you have recently taken, or the announcement of a product. With so many people currently active on Twitter, it is also a great way to send out notifications and alerts from various information-based systems and …

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Nicole Kidman and Family Stun The Australian Press

The paparazzi were going crazy when Oscar winner Nicole Kidman and her Grammy award winning husband Keith Urban showed up in Australia last week. The couple was in their native homeland to celebrate the holidays with their families and to honor Kidman’s parents on their 50th wedding anniversary. With their two precious daughters in tow–Sunday age 5 and Faith who …

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Woman Walks Off Pier with Face Buried in Facebook

Maybe it takes falling into the ocean to convince someone they have a Facebook addiction – or, at least I hope. A Taiwanese tourist had to be rescued from Port Phillip Bay in Melbourne, Australia after walking straight off St. Kilda Pier late Monday night. Don’t worry, she’s totally fine. Let’s get that out of the way because the reason …

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Tourist Walks Off Pier While Perusing Facebook

A tourist who was strolling down St. Kilda’s pier in Melbourne, Australia on Monday night wasn’t paying close enough attention to where she was going and fell in, authorities say. “She was still out in the water laying on her back in a floating position because she told us later that she couldn’t swim,” Senior Constable Dean Kelly told the …

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Angelina Jolie and Family in Australia

The Jolie-Pitt clan is known for its globe-trotting ways, and son Maddox doesn’t let us down when he visits his mom on a movie set in Australia. Angelina Jolie, who is in Sydney directing the film Unbroken, was surprised as the 12-year-old confidently strolled on set, and greeted his mom. Jolie and Maddox, as well as the rest of the …

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Mia Wasikowska Crosses the Outback in ‘Tracks’ Trailer

With the summer blockbusters now behind us, studios are now packing theaters with their Oscar nominee hopefuls. Movie such as The Wolf of Wall Street and Dallas Buyers Club will be sharing theater space with winter blockbusters such as The Hobbit. One of the award season hopefuls that has been quietly making its way around the festival circuit is an …

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Brandi Brandt Faces Charges In Drug Syndicate

Brandi Brandt, the former Playboy model, is now facing charges after being accused of participating in a drug syndicate. Brandt allegedly helped hide a “commercial quantity” of cocaine on Qantas and United Airlines planes which was later picked up by employees of the catering companies that service airlines. Because the transports were done between L.A. and Sydney, Australia, Brandt has …

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The Earliest Life Form Found So Far is in Australia

The Guardian is reporting that Earth’s earliest life form has been found in Australia. An Aussie research team accompanied by some U.S. scientists discovered a series of “complex microbial ecosystems” they date to 3.5 billion years ago. The find was made in Australia’s western Pilbara region in rock sediments considered to be some of the oldest found. In a rock …

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“Godzilla” Platypus Discovered in Australia

A duck bill, webbed feet, beaver tail, poisonous spurs, and egg-laying – all perfect ingredients for a 6 year-old’s diabolical creature creation. However, this animal really does exist in nature – the platypus. This chimeric animal has been the subject of scientific studies for many years. Due to its unique characteristics and nocturnal nature, much is still not known about …

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Beyonce Didn’t Photobomb, Teen Says

Beyonce was the subject of multiple headlines this week after a photo of her and a fan at a concert went viral. Now, the fan says the picture wasn’t what everyone thinks it was. The photo shows a teen apparently taking a selfie, with Beyonce popping up behind her with a microphone and a grin on her gorgeous face. The …

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