Why does some tap water taste weird? | Australia news

Every year Australia’s councils contest the academy awards of the water industry: the Best Tasting Tap Water in Australia. Entrants compete on clarity and colour as well as taste and odour. This week the NSW/ACT representative will be selected to go on to compete against other state winners in October …

Commonwealth Games weird and wonderful moments, from the Queen’s photobomb to flushed condoms

Commonwealth Games weird and wonderful moments, from the Queen’s photobomb to flushed condoms

Updated April 04, 2018 07:26:53 Photo: Matilda was fortunate to avoid drug testing at the 1982 Commonwealth Games. (AAP: National Archives of Australia) The Commonwealth Games are regarded as the poor cousin to the Olympics by some, with the event considered to be outdated and irrelevant. But where their reputation …

World Meteorological Day: Five things we’ve learned about our weird weather

World Meteorological Day: Five things we’ve learned about our weird weather

Updated March 23, 2018 07:46:34 The eruptions and convulsions of our planet’s weather are a formidable source of awe and wonder, a daily news cycle of feast, famine, comfort, despair, and a 32 per cent chance of wet hair. For the Weird Weather project hosted by ABC Weather’s Nate Byrne, …

Cyclone Marcus: Curious Darwin answers your weird and wonderful questions about the storm – Curious Darwin

Cyclone Marcus: Curious Darwin answers your weird and wonderful questions about the storm – Curious Darwin

Updated March 21, 2018 16:39:49 Video: Darwin clean up begins after Cyclone Marcus (ABC News) Top Enders have survived the most damaging storm to hit the Darwin region since Cyclone Tracy flattened it over 40 years ago. You’ve all been inundated with information from authorities and emergency services as you’ve …