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Three Australians have set the Guinness World Records for the highest #basketball shot, launching a ball from the top of the Mauvoisin Dam in Switzerland. Amazing! #SportsDiplomacy [ Ab.co Link ]

Aussie trio set world record for highest basketball shot

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Today is International Day of People with Disability. We all have a role to play in making a fairer, more inclusive, barrier free world a reality for everyone. What will your role be? [ Bit.ly Link ]
#IDPD #IDPD2016 #BarrierFree2030 #IDPWD #Disability #HumanRights

A Barrier Free Reality

This video illustrates some of the barriers people with disabilities often face – barriers that can stop people with disabilities from achieving their full p...

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The finger lime, also known as “citrus caviar”, is an Australian fruit with a beady, glassy pulp that bursts with a sour/tart tang. Finger limes have also been nicknamed ‘Rainforest pearls’ as they originate from, and thrive in, Australia’s east coast rainforests. They have been a traditional bush food for thousands of years and the Indigenous peoples - Barunggam, Wakka Wakka, Bundjalung and...
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Glossy pearls that zing - native lime packs a punch

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2016 marks the 40th anniversary of atmospheric measurements at Cape Grim, on Tasmania’s northwest coast. Cape Grim is one of only 3 World Meteorological Organization global super-stations for measuring greenhouse gases. Its unique location - exposed to clean air from the Southern Ocean - means that air samples are less likely to be influenced by local sources of pollution. More [ Bom.is Link ]
Australia and the United States have a long shared history of collaboration in science and technology.That partnership will continue to thrive into the 21st century after the signing of a new cooperation agreement by Ambassador Joe Hockey and the US Under Secretary of State for Economic Growth, Energy and the Environment, Catherine Novelli.
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What do a 24-year-old kid from Perth and the President of the US have in common? Quite a bit if you ask Aussie actor Devon Terrell of Netflix's upcoming biopic “Barry”. Similar to the young Barack Obama, Terrell is on a journey of self-discovery and he's learning a lot. "Barry" will be available for streaming on Netflix on Dec 16. [ On.mash.to Link ]

Barry l Official Trailer [HD] l Netflix

A young Barack Obama, known to his friends as “Barry,” arrives in New York City in the fall of 1981 to begin his junior year at Columbia University. In a cri...

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The story of Matthew Dellavedova's journey from small-town Australia to NBA champion is headed for the big screen. The film will tell the story of Delly’s journey from Maryborough, Victoria to college at Saint Mary's College of California to his against the odds championship win with the Cleveland Cavaliers and LeBron James. The feature film will be produced by Zachary Green and Jason Shuman...
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Dellavedova gets movie deal to tell Australia-to-NBA story

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2016 marks the 40th anniversary of atmospheric measurements at Cape Grim, on Tasmania’s northwest coast. Cape Grim is one of only 3 World Meteorological Organization global super-stations for measuring greenhouse gases. Its unique location - exposed to clean air from the Southern Ocean - means that air samples are less likely to be influenced by local sources of pollution. More [ Bom.is Link ]
2016 marks the 40th anniversary of atmospheric measurements at Cape Grim, on Tasmania’s northwest coast. Cape Grim is one of only 3 World Meteorological Organization global super-stations for measuring greenhouse gases. Its unique location - exposed to clean air from the Southern Ocean - means that air samples are less likely to be influenced by local sources of pollution. More [ Bom.is Link ]
Prince Harry announced the 2018 Invictus Games will be held in Sydney from 18-29 October and will see over 500 military competitors from 17 different countries. #Sportsdiplomacy [ Bit.ly Link ]
What happens between the stars in the Milky Way? Astronomers at the International Centre for Radio Astronomy Research in Perth have created the Gleamoscope which allows you to see the Australian sky on different wave length – from the prism of radio to the energy of hydrogen gases. [ Nyti.ms Link ]

Lighting Up the Night Skies

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This year marks the 25th anniversary of the White Ribbon movement – started by men to help stop violence against women. This White Ribbon Day we continue to #standup, #speakout & #act to reduce the risk of domestic violence in our community. #WhiteRibbon
In honor of Thanksgiving, we’re sharing Curtis Stone's #Thanksgiving pumpkin pie from scratch. #fooddiplomacy
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The Australian Embassy in Washington DC will be closed today in observance of Thanksgiving. If you need emergency consular assistance, please call 1-888-239-3501.

Curtis Stone | Homemade Pumpkin Pie with Caramelized Walnuts

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Crowded House, Sia, Flume, Troye Sivan and even The Wiggles were all big winners at the 2016 ARIA (Australian Record Industry) Awards.
You can catch Best Album and Best Male artist winner Flume on tour in the US this winter.

ARIA winners take aim at lock-out laws on Aussie music's big night

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Australia has a long list of well-known inventions from the black box flight recorder to the bionic ear. But perhaps we don’t know as much as we should about the people who make it all possible. Here are three extraordinary Australian scientists you should know more about. [ Ab.co Link ]
Planning a trip to Australia? Lonely Planet recently named South Australia as one of the top 5 regions in the world to visit, describing SA as a "delicious feast suitable to anyone's taste". The endorsement follows a 2014 recommendation of Adelaide as a top 10 world city to visit. [ Lnkd.in Link ]
#WishWeWereThere

Lonely Planet ranks SA in top 5 regions in the world

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NASA has three deep space communication complexes scattered around the world and one is in Australia, operated by CSIRO. Say hello to Canberra's newest dish - DSS36! [ Bit.ly Link ]
Photo: CSIRO/NASA
This week NPR's World Cafe interviews Australia's Boy & Bear. Members of the band talk about how important it is to have a career in the States. [ N.pr Link ]

Sense Of Place Sydney: Boy & Bear

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Science is enabling Australians to find out so much more about our first peoples. The skeletal remains of a man found in 2014 at the Toorale National Park in New South Wales may be the first known victim of a boomerang. [ Nyti.ms Link ]

Kaakutja, Perhaps the First Known Boomerang Victim

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#EMUSING. On Tuesday, police in Virginia were alerted to an emu on the lam. The jailbird was apprehended without incident, authorities reported, and was not a danger to the arresting officers. Glad to see this Aussie was on his best behaviour.

Virginia police apprehend stray emu

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