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25 min ago | WRIC-TV Richmond
A goldfish in Australia is swimming in its tank only days after undergoing a life-threatening surgery to remove a tumor from its head. The goldfish, named George, was brought into the Lort Smith Animal Hospital in North Melbourne, Australia, last week after its owner noticed it wasn't swimming or eating properly.
25 min ago | Examiner.com
A veterinarian surgically removed a tumor from a 10-year-old goldfish, who is someone's beloved pet. George, the goldfish, had a tumor on the side of his head and for a few hundred bucks, that tumor was removed last week and George is already back at home swimming in his pond, according to WSPA News on Sept.
25 min ago | Bangor Daily News
Goldfish: the reluctant carnival prize, the fish you don't expect to live more than a year or two, the pet you resign yourself to flushing down the toilet once it meets its maker. George, a 10-year-old goldfish in Australia, had a relatively large tumor on its head.
3 hrs ago | Manufacturing.net
The Dreamliner is growing up. A new, longer version of the plane powered by a pair of GEnx jet engines recently landed an FAA certification.
7 hrs ago | Grub Street
A Melbourne, Australia Pizza Hut restaurant says it made a huge mistake by putting up a sign intended to drum up business for a neighboring pet store. The chain restaurant actually advertised a pets-for-pizza giveaway very similar to your coffee shop loyalty card, apparently, with a sign reading "Buy any 10 pizzas and get one free small animal."
10 hrs ago | A2Central.com
The next Australian retro computing gathering, Oz KFest, will be happening in Melbourne, Australia, April 17-19, 2015. Come join us downunder for a few of days of retro inspiration, Aussie ingenuity and camaraderie! The goal of the event is to provide a user group style environment to exchange ideas and discuss new developments in retro computing hardware, software, preservation, emulation and other related topics.
11 hrs ago | Mail on Sunday
Round water bottles are so last year! Now there's a FLAT container that fits neatly into a bag - or even your back pocket A company has designed a water bottle that's ideal for the office worker's bag - because it's completely flat. The same shape as a piece of paper, the Memobottle is a slimline, reusable water bottle that slides into your bag to lie next to books and laptops.
MELBOURNE, Australia-Macquarie Group Ltd., Australia's largest investment bank, has forecast a 25% to 30% jump in net profit in the first half of its fiscal year, compared with a year earlier, but a fall from a strong result in the preceding six-month period. Increased performance fees from the bank's listed and unlisted funds are expected to lift the company's profit slightly for the year through March.
THE reform of Australia's federation is under review, with a White Paper process currently underway. In partnership with the Australian National University's Tax and Transfer Policy Institute at the Crawford School of Public Policy and with the University of Melbourne School of Government, "The Conversation" have asked leading Australian academics to begin a debate on renewing federalism, from tax reform to the broader issues of democracy.
Jobseekers fill out electronic registration forms on tablet devices at the Reinvent Your Career expo in Melbourne, Australia. Prime Minister Tony Abbott is now battling rising unemployment, with the jobless rate climbing to 6.4 percent in July, the highest level in 12 years.
A once marginal seat now safe for Labor, Holt in Melbourne's south-east has provided a home for Gareth Evans, and more recently Anthony Byrne. Red and blue numbers respectively indicate size of two-party Labor and Liberal polling booth majorities.
Australia to send more than 600 military personnel to Middle East to contribute to international operations against Islamic State MELBOURNE Australia will send 600 military personnel to the Middle East to contribute to United States-led international operations against Islamic State militants, according to Australian broadcaster ABC.
'A message to the allies of America': British aid worker beheaded by ISIS after being forced to condemn UK government for backing U.S. foreign policy as 'Jihadi John' threatens another Briton is next Is the net closing on Jihadi John? Latest beheading video comes after days of claims special forces are on his tail Inside jihadi boot camp: Islamist fighters in Syria release video of training program showing extremists abseiling down rock faces and descending zip wires Django Unchained actress and her white husband hit out at 'racist' cops who handcuffed her 'mistaking her for a PROSTITUTE after they kissed in public' Palin supporters claim birthday brawl was started by daughter's ex-boyfriend who 'tried to get in to their stretch limo Hummer' and Sarah was just defending her family Bride-to-be whose fiancA© died just days before their wedding has a heartbreaking photo shoot in her ... (more)
During a Melbourne, Australia stop on his Yeezus tour, Kanye West refused to continue with his performance of "Good Life" until everyone in the crowd was on their feet - except of course, for those who were unable to be. "I can't do this song if there's anybody in here sitting down," he said.
According to the Guardian newspaper, about 100 demonstrators blocked the entrance to the building where the conference was to take place, preventing many of the scheduled speakers from entering. Monty Python's satirical song 'Every Sperm is Sacred' boomed from a sound system and demonstrators waved signs with slogans like 'Our bodies are our Property' and 'Women are not Incubators.'
The Akeelah and the Bee star became the first A... Rail Unions have voted down the BNSF proposal to reduce train staffing to one man. State Senator Al Davis says it takes more than one person to operate a train.
Updated: Mon Sep 15, 2014 05:43 pm
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