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  • Venus Williams short dress in Australian Open another talker

     
    Much like the popular "Venus Williams French Open Outfit," tennis fans and non tennis fans are buzzing about the light blue "Venus Williams short dress" she wore on the first day of the Australian Open. And a sidebar, she happened to defeat Italy's Sara...
  • Venus Williams outfit suprises again at Australian Open

     
    Venus Williams and her eccentric styled tennis outfits are giving fans another entertaining reason to watch the Australian Open in 2011....
  • Venus Williams quits Australian Open 2011 and fashion show ends

     
    Leading 30-0 in the second game against Andrea Petkovic, Venus Williams cried out in pain and clutched her stomach as she attempted to return a serve according to the Associated Press. This is the first time Venus Williams pulled out of a Grand Slam...
  • A kiss for the spider monkey?

     
    Oliver Pickup of the Daily Mail online has a sweet story about efforts by keepers at the Melbourne Zoo in Australia to care for Estela, a baby spider monkey who was abandoned by her mom. Here's how the tale, which is accompanied by pictures, begins:...
  • New rabbi hails from Down Under

    NEWPORT BEACH — Growing up in Melbourne, Australia, Rabbi Gersh Zylberman didn't expect to become a rabbi, let alone one at a synagogue here, thousands of miles away from his native land. But there aren't many options for Jews in Australia who...
  • Australian Homicide Detective Comes To New Orleans To Learn From NOPD

    Australian Homicide Detective Comes To New Orleans To Learn From NOPD
    A homicide detective from ‘Down under’ has come all the way to New Orleans to learn how investigators with the NOPD handle their case work.  Sgt. Wayne Woltsche is a Victoria Police detective here from Melbourne, Australia, that country's...
  • Joan and Melissa Rivers

    Joan and Melissa Rivers
    Joan Rivers is a force of nature and one of the hardest-working celebrities in the world. An entertainment legend of unparalleled accomplishment and talent, she’s an internationally renowned comedienne, Emmy-winning television talk show host, Tony-...
  • News of the Weird: Doomsday Units

    News of the Weird: Doomsday Units
    Condo developer Larry Hall is already one-quarter sold out of the upscale doomsday units he is building in an abandoned underground Cold War-era Atlas-F missile silo near Salina, Kan. He told an Agence France-Presse reporter in April that his 14-story...
  • Q&A: Gotye is suddenly someone that everybody knows

    Q&A: Gotye is suddenly someone that everybody knows
    Mid-biography on the “About” page of Gotye’s website, the singer-songwriter (real name: Wally De Backer) suddenly exclaims, “Explosion!” It’s an apt word to describe the career of the artist behind one of the year&...
  • Renaissance of the cocktail

    Renaissance of the cocktail
    Fifteen years ago, licensing reform in Melbourne sparked a "small bar" revolution, attracting a global influx of bartenders to Australia. Since then, Victoria's capital has become famed for its particularly diverse and energetic bar scene. Some might...
  • The divine Dame Edna

    The divine Dame Edna
    MAC Cosmetics never met a cross-dressing diva it didn't like. Following in the footsteps of RuPaul, Amanda Lepore and Jeffree Star, Dame Edna Everage has teamed up with the beauty giant on a line of makeup arriving in stores Friday. Australian...
  • Driver warned of jail's sexual gorillas

    An Australian court has issued a blunt warning about the sexual predators a young driver faces in jail if he does not stop speeding, as authorities struggle to stop teenagers street racing. "You'll find big, ugly, hairy strong men (in jail) who've got...