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44 min ago | Business Journal

54-hours spent with entrepreneurial strangers: 10 lessons from Startup Weekend

The UpTake: From its start in Boulder seven years ago, Startup Weekend has grown into a global phenomenon.

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Related Topix: Boulder, CO, Australia, World News,

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Newsday

Tedium, tragedy and tar: The slowest drops in science

In two famous - and famously lengthy - experiments, scientists wait for pitch to drip from a funnel.

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Related Topix: Physics, Science, Australia, World News

Vallejo Times-Herald

Genealogy quest leads Australian woman to Vallejo

Margery Morrison stands before the Vallejo Naval and Historical Museum's replica of the bow of the USS Saginaw, of which her husband's great grand uncle, William Halford, was coxswain.

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Related Topix: Vallejo, CA, Australia, Oceania, World News, Life, Hobbies, Genealogy, Gloucestershire County, England, United Kingdom, US Navy, US Military

NEWS.com.au

Pedophile danger lurks in apps

QUEENSLAND children as young as seven are using a messaging service that police warn is dangerous as it exposes them to possible contact with sex predators.

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Related Topix: Family, Parenting, Australia, World News, Townsville, NC

NEWS.com.au

The Measure of the Market: auction preview

NEW research reveals that property prices are still continuing to rise across most capital cities.

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Sydney Morning Herald

Qld civil libertarians upset at LNP 'snub'

Queensland civil libertarians have written to Premier Campbell Newman demanding to know why they have been overlooked as the government seeks to repair relations with the legal profession.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Criminal Defense Law, Law

Thu Jul 24, 2014

ABC News

Cassowaries clash as the mating season begins

A fight between two male cassowaries has been captured in a far north Queensland rainforest.

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WHAS11

Australian reporter imprisoned in Egypt to appeal

An Australian Al-Jazeera journalist will appeal his conviction on charges that he aided Egypt's outlawed Muslim Brotherhood, his brother said Friday.

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Related Topix: Muslim Brotherhood, Australia, World News

NEWS.com.au

Mangrove collage wins Waterhouse art prize

The SA Museum's 2014 Waterhouse Natural Science Art Prize has been won by Queenslander Carole King with her work High Tide, Wynnum.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Arts, Painting

FoodNavigator

Co Yo CEO: Maybe it's time for a 'non-dairy' dairy section

The concept of a healthy diet is one that continues to evolve-as special diets gain more attention and consumers become more attuned to ingredient lists, the role of animal vs. plant fats and the growing fervor surrounding what's considered natural.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dieting, Australia, World News, Fruits

Buses world news

Bus Fires * Australia: ... Because new regulations

He believes such incidents could be the ramifications of a new environmental rule which forced engine manufacturers to reduce emissions... "Because of the change, there is an enormous amount of pressure put on diesel", Mr West told The Queensland Times.

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ABC News

Inside Bindi Irwin's Sweet 16 Party at Australia Zoo

Bindi Irwin celebrates her 16th birthday with her mother Terri and brother Robert in front of 2,000 guests at Australia Zoo in Queensland, Australia on July 24, 2014.

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Related Topix: Australia, World News, Entertainment

Townsville Bulletin

Former pool manager denies killing Rachel

Former Bowen pool lessee Sidney Pate yesterday gave evidence at the coronial inquest into schoolgirl Rachel Antonio's disappearance in 1998.

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ABC News

More international travellers choose Australian holidays

MARK COLVIN: There's some good news for the tourism industry in an economics report out today.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Travel, Pacific Travel, Australia Travel, Sydney, Australia Travel

ABC News

Aquifer interconnectivity trial on the Darling Downs

It's been described as "confronting sight" but a drill site on Southern Queensland's Darling Downs is there for research.

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Townsville Bulletin

Man dies after crash on Bruce

A serious crash 5km north of Gumlu has resulted in the death of one man and the serious injury of his passenger.

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Mashable

Tasmania: The Part of Australia Everyone Forgets

Poor Tasmania. It is the island that floats just off the bottom of mainland Australia, and no one can seem to remember it is there.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News,

Examiner.com

Could you afford the world's most expensive food?

Finances Online shared with me an infographic of the world's most expensive foods.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Dining, Beef, Meat, Australia, World News

ABC News

Qld Country Hour, 23 July 2014

Indonesia's president-elect is under World Bank pressure to develop manufacturing and trade to keep the country growing.

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Related Topix: Australia, Oceania, World News, Agriculture, Science,

Manawatu Evening Standard

The strangest of suicides

It's a quiet Monday night in Townsville and an ambulance radio crackles to life in the car park of the far north Queensland city's main hospital.

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