Monthly Archive: April 2013

2013 NHL Playoffs Bracket

2013 NHL Playoffs Bracket

Yes, it’s that time of the year again when beards (hopefully) grow thick and long, hard core and bandwagon hockey fans come together in pubs and bars all over the globe to cheer on their teams, and I… yet again, begin dreaming of the perfect ending to the season where the Vancouver Canucks are parading the Stanley Cup down Granville Street…

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#Musicmonday - #044 → Bernard Fanning Bernard Fanning

#Musicmonday – #044

Splendour in the Grass 2013, Australia’s #1 alternative music festival held in beautiful Byron Bay, was the talk of the town this week, as this year’s stellar artist lineup was released headed up by “Mumford & Sons”, “The National” and “Frank Ocean”.

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Splendour in the Grass 2013 lineup

Splendour in the Grass 2013 lineup

Announced with much excitement and enthusiasm this morning on Triple J’s “Tom & Alex Show”, Australia’s premier alternative music festival, “Splendour in the Grass” released its stellar artist lineup for 2013.

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#Musicmonday - #043 → Gold Fields Gold Fields

#Musicmonday – #043

A big week in music has just passed us by as the long-awaited and speculated about launch of Twitter’s #music project, a collaboration with Brisbane’s (now in San Francisco) “We Are Hunted” crew.

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Life in zero gravity with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Life in zero gravity with Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield

Of all the hundreds, if not thousands of YouTube videos I have watched over the past 6 months, some of the coolest and most interesting have been a series of small 2-3 minute Q&A segments from the International Space Station (ISS) showing how Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield, and his colleagues deal with life in zero gravity.

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Daft Punk's "Random Access Memories"

Daft Punk’s “Random Access Memories”

It must be said that perhaps this year’s most anticipated album release, if the speculation and speculative banter around the music blogosphere is anything to go by, is Daft Punk’s fourth studio album “Random Access Memories”, due to launch globally on May 21.

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#Musicmonday - #042 → Noah And The Whale Noah And The Whale

#Musicmonday – #042

ITH the annual “Coachella” music festival well underway in Indio, California, there’s no point in me sitting around lamenting the fact I’m not there, yet again this year. No! Instead, let’s dive into another handful of tracks, literally from “around the globe”, with representation from the UK, USA, France & Australia. If you’d like to […]

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#Musicmonday - #041 → Frank Turner Frank Turner

#Musicmonday – #041

Welcome to another week of great tunes hand-picked especially for you! No long-winded dribble from me this week, let’s get to it!

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Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest Image: Hoang Giang Hai

Smithsonian Magazine 2012 Photography Contest

The Smithsonian Magazine, the printed monthly publication of the world’s largest collection of museums and research centres, the Smithsonian Institute, recently released a list of finalists for their 10th annual “Photocontest”.

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