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The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation grants $42 million for new designs for toilets.
After reporting a week ago that Google+ was already up to 10 million users, someone at the search engine has told Business Insider that Google is shocked — though pleasantly so — by that figure.
A look at the capital cities that have the most fans on Facebook.
They come out of the setting sun, flying low over suburban Australia in vast black squadrons armed with fruit-seeking sensors, razor sharp teeth and, on very rare occasions, a little-known virus that is potentially fatal to humans.
House prices in Australia are to remain unaffordable and out of the reach of many until 2020
Graphic video of a rare Sumatran tiger dying in a trap is evidence of the destruction being wrought on endangered wildlife by palm oil and paper companies in Indonesia, Greenpeace said.
The anti-Islam screed attributed to Norway shooter Anders Behring Breivik has raised questions about Europe's rising anti-immigrant parties.
One of Australia’s most loved artists – Margaret Olley – has died in Sydney aged 88
Police used pepper spray to subdue a boxing kangaroo that attacked a 94-year-old Australian woman in her Outback town backyard.
Australians are ecstatic over the historic win by cyclist Cadel Evans in the Tour de France
An Australian air force employee suffered severe burns to his head, face and chest when a portable toilet exploded beneath him as he apparently tried to light a cigarette.
Australia and Malaysia have signed a controversial asylum-seeker swap deal today in Kuala Lumpur
Winemaker Sparky Marquis lost a third of his 2010 production, a total of 5,532 bottles of the $200-a-bottle red wine
An Australian man has posted video footage of a dog attacking a shark under water on the Australian coast.
WikiLeaks boss Julian Assange will give a pre-recorded address at an Australian music festival next week
Australian young people are highly connected by the internet but increasingly suffering from loneliness
Just when Tiger Airways couldn't get any more bad publicity the struggling carrier is ridiculed with a jingle by American alt-country singer Dale Watson
A second Sydney man has appeared in court on multiple charges over an assault in which a Muslim convert was allegedly whipped with an electircal cable for drinking alcohol, in what prosecutors said was a misguided interpretation of sharia or Islamic law.
An Australian has admitted to shocking war crimes in Myanmar, confessing to being involved in 100 murders, before coming to the country as a refugee