After two years in stealth mode, Arx Pax is finally showing the world the Hendo Hoverboard. It’s making the technology inside of it available to the maker crowd on Kickstarter, hoping they can invent applications for industry, architecture and entertainment.
Abdullah Elmir aka the ‘ginger-haired jihadist’, a 17-year-old from Sydney, has been condemned by his relatives over a chilling video in which he declares ISIS will not stop their murderous campaign “until the black flag is flying high in every single land”. Elmir reportedly told his mother he was going fishing when he disappeared from his home in June.
Rapper Matt Colwell, known by his stage name 360, has come under fire after a controversial appearance on ABC’s television program Q&A last night, during which he suggested that “racist bigots” in Australia have led him to identify the country’s flag with racism. “There’s so many racist bigots in this country and they’re everywhere… The Australian flag to me… I now identify that with racism,” Colwell said during the episode. Do you agree with him? Leave your thoughts in our comment section now!
Galapagos Islands is home to many species. One of the most remarkable is the Hammerhead Shark which is currently classified as an endangered species in the IUCN red list. Their migrations can be witnessed in such numbers that are hard to estimate and are truly breath taking. Enjoy this footage of the shark sanctuaries of Darwin’s Arch and Wolf Island in the far northwest corner of the Galapagos.
New Zealand rugby league bosses have criticised Australia’s “disrespectful” response to the traditional haka pre-match challenge after it almost sparked an all-in brawl at a junior international in Auckland. The Junior Kangaroos linked arms and advanced as their New Zealand counterparts performed the ritual ahead of the match on Sunday, resulting in what appeared to be a particularly aggressive haka. The under-20s players were literally nose-to-nose and shoving each other as officials scrambled to defuse the situation.
The lads over at Snapshotr have created a device that helps people drink without the burn. The revolutionised shot glass, made by two childhood friends, has a twist feature between the top and bottom half that allows for the delicious chaser to immediately follow the sometimes tastes like ‘fuel’ alcohol. The Snapshotr isn’t just about following a shot with a chaser either. You can mix and match all of your favourite ingredients. In the photo you will see a Jack and coke, a Bacardi 151 with Midori and watermelon juice, a double Tequila Sunrise, and a Vodka and Curacao with pink lemonade, all in Snapshotr form. And yes, they do come apart, making cleaning simple. Would you buy one?