LUCKY DRiVER ESCAPED DEATH WHEN A GiANT BiG BOULDER ROCK ALMOST CRUSHED CAR iN TAiWAN captured on dashcam video ~ Saturday 31st August 2013 A Taiwanese motorist and their passenger travelling along a road in Keelung City, Taiwan had a very narrow escape from a disastrous death, after their car was almost crushed by a giant boulder the size of a bus. The huge rock rolled down from the top of the mountain (see video below) onto the road just as the driver was Continue reading
1890 ~ Man Ray the American modernist artist and photographer was born Emmanuel Radnitzky on the 27th August 1890 (died 1976 aged 86). Man Ray was a significant contributor to the Dada and Surrealist art movements. Man Ray worked in a variety of artistic media but considered himself mainly a painter, although he was well known in the art world for his avant-garde, fashion and portrait photography. and he was a renowned fashion and portrait photographer. He was also known for his work with photograms aka rayographs.
The 1st AUSTRALiAN ART SHOW by Expertise Events ~ Melbourne & Sydney
~ August & October 2013 ~
The Australian Art Show is a brand-new event to provide an opportunity for art-minded people to get together in a friendly creative atmosphere, to foster growth of all facets of the arts and the public’s interest in them. This inaugural art show event has been created by Continue reading
0079 ~ MOUNT VESUViUS began stirring, on the feast day of Vulcan on the 23rd August in the year 79. Mount Vesuvius (Italian: Monte Vesuvio) is a stratovolcano in the Gulf of Naples, Italy, about 9 kilometres (5.6 miles) east of Naples. Mount Vesuvius buried and destructed the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum, killing approximately 6,000 people due to hydrothermalpyroclastic flows. The only surviving eyewitness account of the event consists of 2 letters by Pliny the Younger sent to the historian Tacitus. Vesuvius is the only volcano on the European mainland to have erupted within the last hundred years. It’s regarded as one of the most dangerous volcanoes in the world because It’s the most densely populated volcanic region in the world, with a population of 3,000,000 people living close-by, and its tendency towards explosive Plinian eruptions.
1578 ~ Francesco Albani the Italian painter was born on the 17th August 1578 (died 1660).
1786 ~ Davy Crockett the American soldier and politician was born on the 17th August 1786 (died 1836).
NiK WALLENDA TiGHTROPE WALK WORLD RECORD OVER The GRAND CANYON
~ Sunday 23rd june 2013 ~
Nik Wallenda became the 1st person in the World to high-wire walk across the Grand Canyon on the 23rd June 2013 (USA). Nik Wallenda crossed the Little Colorado River gorge in Navajo territory outside the Grand Canyon National Park‘s borders. Continue reading
~ Monday 17th June 2013 ~
Harrison Craig the 18 year old teen from Melbourne won The Voice 2013, after he won the hearts of the coaches and the Australian public, as he showed Australia that having a stutter when he talks would not stop him from singing to win the title tonight. Craig also won $100,000, a recording contract and a car.
Visit Harrison Craig’s official website: www.HarrisonCraigOfficial.com
Harrison Craig sings ‘Unchained Melody’ by The Righteous Brothers for his Semi-Final performance in The Voice Australia Season 2 (YouTube video)… Continue reading
The Reflection Imitation Experience ART EXHiBiTiON & AUCTiON 2013
Mission Australia is hosting an Art Exhibition with art entries based on Continue reading
2013 MELBOURNE BOAT SHOW
14th to 17th June 2013
Boating Industry Association General Manager Steven Gill invitation to the Continue reading
BiG ARNiE ARRiVES BACK iN AUSTRALiA ~ Wednesday 12th June 2013
Arnold Schwarzenegger ~ The Motivator
Arnold Schwarzenegger arrived in Australia at Sydney on a Qantas flight this morning. Big Arnie is back after 13 years since he last visited Australia. The Hollywood icon is in the country as a Continue reading