Tag Archives: Australia

We Give You The New Pinocchio Frog Species

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Long-nosed Tree Frog (Litoria pinocchio). New species discovered by Paul Oliver at 1200 m elevation in the Foja Mountains. Photo © Tim Laman A herpetologist named Paul Oliver from the Queensland Museum and Griffith University in Australia is the one who discovered this unique species. The amphibians were discovered way back in 2008 deep inside Indonesia’s Foja Mountains. “You could

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Scientist Discover a New Species of Dinosaur in The Outback of Australia

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Every time we think we are knowledgeable about all things dinosaur related, scientist discover new evidence and fossils. This happens all the time. This proves to humanity that there is always a lot more yet to be discovered about our world. Imagine our surprise then when, according to a report in The Journal of Vertebrate Paleontology (via National Geographic), paleontologists

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Why AIDA Acting School is More Tempting Than a Cinnabon

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Reading Time: 7 minutes For inquiries or to RSVP: aidaactingusa@gmail.com Acting is a craft that must be enhanced upon constantly, and with new and uprising talent coming into the spotlight of Hollywood, it is best to keep your skills up to date. Some of the best stories told in geek culture are dependent upon how well the actor portrays their characters rolls. We have many

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Kangaroo Tendons May Fix Sports Injuries

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Research is currently underway on the possibility of using kangaroo tendons to fix human ligaments. Three top firms are in partnership with the University of Sydney with the hopes of disrupting the industry that is supposed to be a billion dollar market. They have found that kangaroo tendons are six times stronger than humans. The researchers are being led by

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Most Kawaii Mutation ‘Pikachu’ The Possum

Reading Time: 1 minute ‘Pikachu’ The Possum       Hurry and Grab your Poké balls. Also a plane ticket to Melbourne, Australia. Last month an orphaned possum was handed in to a wildlife rescue service in Melbourne. It was born with a genetic mutation making its fur fitting for the name of Pikachu.    Vet Stephen Reinisch said the possum, which has a genetic

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Aliens? It Sounds Like Aliens… Multiple Unexplained Signals From Space

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Reading Time: 2 minutes Alien Signals Coming From Alien Galaxies         There are several unexplained Alien Signals coming from deep space. A multiple blast of radio waves have been captured by Australian researchers. Their telescopes have been capturing a significant amount of what is called ‘ Fast Radio Bursts.’ These can be better explained as bright flashes of radio waves that make

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