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  • Australian Homicide Detective Comes To New Orleans To Learn From NOPD

    Australian Homicide Detective Comes To New Orleans To Learn From NOPD
    A homicide detective from ‘Down under’ has come all the way to New Orleans to learn how investigators with the NOPD handle their case work.  Sgt. Wayne Woltsche is a Victoria Police detective here from Melbourne, Australia, that country's...
  • Q&A: Gotye is suddenly someone that everybody knows

    Q&A: Gotye is suddenly someone that everybody knows
    Mid-biography on the “About” page of Gotye’s website, the singer-songwriter (real name: Wally De Backer) suddenly exclaims, “Explosion!” It’s an apt word to describe the career of the artist behind one of the year&...
  • Renaissance of the cocktail

    Renaissance of the cocktail
    Fifteen years ago, licensing reform in Melbourne sparked a "small bar" revolution, attracting a global influx of bartenders to Australia. Since then, Victoria's capital has become famed for its particularly diverse and energetic bar scene. Some might...
  • Interview: Cut Copy comes to Rams Head Live

    Interview: Cut Copy comes to Rams Head Live
    Playing a prime 9 p.m. slot at Miami's Ultra Music Festival earlier this year, Cut Copy made for an odd stage presence. The electronic and dance music bacchanal attended every March by thousands of ravers and wannabe ravers is dominated by brand-name DJs...
  • Roger A. Bell, astronomy professor

    Roger A. Bell, astronomy professor
    Roger Alistair Bell, a University of Maryland professor of astronomy who specialized in the discovery of physical properties and compositions of stars, died July 1 of complications from Alzheimer's disease at the Dove House in Westminster. The Ashton...
  • UCI researcher urges better use of repurposed water

    A recent article by a UC Irvine researcher argues that more of the water that normally runs off into storm drains should be repurposed and used to water plants and flush toilets. Lead author Stanley Grant said so-called graywater and wastewater from...
  • News of the Weird: Doomsday Units

    News of the Weird: Doomsday Units
    Condo developer Larry Hall is already one-quarter sold out of the upscale doomsday units he is building in an abandoned underground Cold War-era Atlas-F missile silo near Salina, Kan. He told an Agence France-Presse reporter in April that his 14-story...
  • San Francisco: The transit museum known as the F line

    San Francisco: The transit museum known as the F line
    The green-and-gold tram trundled down the road, a small Australian flag hanging out the driver's window. I stared in amazement, momentarily forgetting my morning coffee. As it rumbled past, I could see the words " Melbourne, Victoria, Australia"...
  • Travel trips, tips and deals

    Australia by luxury rail Cover southwestern Australia's sweeping natural landscapes and urban spaces during a luxury rail tour. The Southern Spirit's Coastal Epic itinerary stops at the opal capital of the world, metropolises such as Melbourne and...
  • What will global warming look like? Scientists point to Australia

    Frank Eddy pulled off his dusty boots and slid into a chair, taking his place at the dining room table where most of the critical family issues are hashed out. Spreading hands as dry and cracked as the orchards he tends, the stout man his mates call...
  • 'Stay or go' policy puts Australian families on front lines of firefighting

    'Stay or go' policy puts Australian families on front lines of firefighting
    It was brutally hot, 108 degrees, and the wind was howling. Bushfires were raging in the hills, making their way inexorably toward the Baker farmstead at the foot of the Brisbane Ranges. John and Carlene Baker had moved here to get away from the hurly-...