Archive for posts tagged with 'science'

Questacon

Parenting

Questacon comes to Brisbane for the first time

Canberra’s iconic Science and Technology centre, Questacon, is visiting Queensland for the first time ever,…

St Johns

Parenting

Forest Lake kids earn trip to NASA

Forest Lake one day, NASA the next. A group of Brisbane school students are on their way to the Kennedy Space Centre…

DT Project

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Instagramming your food actually makes it taste better

It’s science, and it’s official — taking pictures of your food before consuming it really does make it…

Little Scientists’ Day Out

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Little Scientists’ Day Out

South Bank’s Little Scientists’ Day Out provides the perfect opportunity for kids as young as two to get hands-on with…

10 things to do at World Science Festival Brisbane

Things to do

10 things to do at World Science Festival Brisbane

The World Science Festival Brisbane is in town for the first time with a week-long, high-energy, supercharged celebratio…

CSIRO’s Infinity Swing

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CSIRO’s Infinity Swing

Instead of explaining how they’re using science to create a more sustainable future, CSIRO decided it would be more…

Scientist shoots himself

Video

Watch a physicist fire a gun at himself underwater

This guy really, really wanted to prove a point. To demonstrate the difference between air and water resistance,…

“Grieving” kangaroo myth busted

Pets

“Grieving” kangaroo myth busted

Once again, we’ve been shown the dangers of believing life is like a Disney movie. Heartrending Images of a…

Backbone’s 2high Festival of Art, Science and Ideas

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Backbone’s 2high Festival of Art, Science and Ideas

Backbone’s 2high Festival of Art, Science and Ideas will fill Brisbane’s Metro Arts Centre, with music, art, drama,…

World Science Festival Brisbane

Event Guide

World Science Festival Brisbane

From the streets of New York to the banks of the Brisbane River, the World Science Festival Brisbane hits town with a…

Happiness is the way

Health & Fitness

Scientists find a link between ‘profound’ quotes and low intelligence

If you’re about to share your third inspirational quote for the day on Facebook, stop and read this first. A new…

Great Barrier Reef

National

NASA astronaut tweets Great Barrier Reef photos from space

Lookin’ good, Queensland. We know the Great Barrier Reef is an incredible sight to behold in person — but what doe…

Dr Karl

Chatterbox

Dr Karl explains it all

The one and only Dr Karl Kruszelnicki explains how everything went so wrong — and why everything’s actually…

Things to do in Brisbane this weekend

Things to do

Things to do in Brisbane this weekend

There is never a shortage of things to do in Brisbane, and this weekend is no different! Watching the NRL Grand Final…

Little girl throws first pitch with futuristic robotic hand

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Little girl throws first pitch with futuristic robotic hand

Meet Hailey Dawson, a five-year-old girl from the United States of America. Like many others around the world, Hailey…

Minions

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Westfield Carindale’s Minions Little Lab

Westfield Carindale is holding an exciting activity series these school holidays. “Minions The Little Lab” will be…

Power nap

Health & Fitness

Why you need to take a nap today

Here’s one to share with the boss — a new study has found that short naps through the day can actually improve you…

Dog cuddles

Pets

It’s science: Dogs really are our best friends

Dogs and humans really do love each other, according to new research out of Monash University. Oxytocin, sometimes…