Is beer unbearably bitter, or does hot tea taste sweet? You might be a thermal taster – Science News

Is beer unbearably bitter, or does hot tea taste sweet? You might be a thermal taster – Science News

Heather Smyth’s ice cubes are always salty — not as salty as sea water, but about halfway there. At least, that’s how they taste to her. “For years I’d think, ‘how the heck is salt getting into my ice cube tray?’” she said. But her freezer was working fine. It …

‘World-first’ bid to launch man into space using helium balloon goes up in hot air

‘World-first’ bid to launch man into space using helium balloon goes up in hot air

Updated May 15, 2018 11:15:33 External Link: A space capsule carrying the astronaut was due to be launched from Alice Springs. Related Story: From the outback to the galaxy, space balloons launched to study the Milky Way A “world-first” bid to launch a man into space using a helium balloon …

‘Hot rod capital’ of Australia captured in photo exhibition

‘Hot rod capital’ of Australia captured in photo exhibition

Posted April 21, 2018 06:08:40 Photo: The Father, The Son and The Chev: Laurie Williams (left) and his son Darren Williams. (Supplied: Darron Davies) In the central Victorian town of Castlemaine, a lot of people build them, drive them, write about them and dream about hot rods — and one …

How the weather affects your commute — whether it’s hot, cold or wet

How the weather affects your commute — whether it’s hot, cold or wet

By Jonathan Corcoran and colleagues Posted April 09, 2018 15:56:11 Photo: It’s not just snow-storms that bring cities to a halt — heatwaves, cold snaps and heavy rain wreak havoc too. (Reuters: Brian Snyder) Related Story: Why drive to work when you can fly? What sorts of weather lead us …

Borobi and coins the hot items for Commonwealth Games memorabilia collectors – Commonwealth Games 2018

Borobi and coins the hot items for Commonwealth Games memorabilia collectors – Commonwealth Games 2018

Posted April 07, 2018 06:19:34 Photo: Commonwealth Games mascot Borobi has emerged as a hot-ticket collectible item. (ABC Gold Coast: Damien Larkins) Collecting memorabilia has emerged as an unlikely sport among spectators at the 2018 Commonwealth Games. External Link: Facebook Royal Australian Mint Plush toys of official mascot Borobi and …

Easter Sunday is celebrated across Sydney with church services, egg hunts and hot cross buns

Easter Sunday is celebrated across Sydney with church services, egg hunts and hot cross buns

Posted April 01, 2018 18:21:02 Photo: A boy takes communion with a hot cross bun during and Easter Sunday service at the Wayside Chapel. (ABC News) Related Story: How people spent Good Friday in Australia and across the world Related Story: Monk’s soup, ancient language and street processions: Being a …

Hot air balloon company criticised by police for not calling triple-0 after crash that injured 9

Hot air balloon company criticised by police for not calling triple-0 after crash that injured 9

Updated March 30, 2018 17:06:29 Photo: A hot air balloon was operated by Balloon Safaris. (Facebook: Balloon Safaris ) Related Story: Another balloon flight cancelled before four passengers injured in Hunter hot air crash Police and ambulance officers have criticised a hot air balloon company for not calling triple-0 after …

Hot air balloon crash in Hunter Valley leaves nine injured

Hot air balloon crash in Hunter Valley leaves nine injured

Updated March 30, 2018 10:24:22 Nine people have been injured after a hot air balloon crashed at Pokolbin in the New South Wales Hunter Valley. The aircraft, operated by Balloon Safaris, came down on McDonalds Road about 8:00am. It was the company’s second crash this year — in January four …