Wednesday, August 31, 2016

wednesday newstrip

There is a strong political bent to an action in the Supreme Court with a judgment expected in the case brought by Ombudsman Deborah Glass, who is seeking a determination as to whether the Gold Coast waitress killed in the North Queensland hostel rampage was only there because of a last-minute decision not to go to the Sunshine Coast as planned · Czech police detained tradesmen using earth-moving equipment who attempted to breach the motorcade of German Chancellor Angela Merkel · Apple has been forced to issue a global update of its mobile operating system after an established private cyberarms dealer found a way to hack every iPhone in the world · human-induced global warming began as early as the 1830s just as the Industrial Revolution was gaining steam, a new study shows · a shark has died after it was dumped in a puddle on the side of the road, 20 kilometers away from the ocean.

Thursday, August 25, 2016


if Trump is the best Jesus has to offer

it's no wonder the Xtians are losing the race.

Wednesday, August 24, 2016

wednesday newstrip

The closing ceremony has wrapped up inside Maracana stadium, & the Games baton passed on to a plebiscite on same-sex marriage in 2020 · three saltwater crocodiles that were dumped at the closing ceremony are in such poor condition they will probably have to be put down · a flattish overall market disguises some violent share price moves in reporting companies, including a massive plunge by a slimmed-down version of the PlayStation 4 · a 102-year-old Perth academic told by his university to stop speculating about what aliens look like is not happy about their decision.

Wednesday, August 17, 2016

wednesday newstrip

Swan Hill police station was evacuated early on Sunday after Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte, were found in an abandoned car at Lake Boga · the latest buzz from Google seems to be that the search engine giant is working on a lightweight operating system (OS) called Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte · one year on from narrowly missing a medal at the World Championships, Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte, waited until the final three kilometers of the women's marathon to make their decisive move · Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte, will head to bushland north of Newcastle today after bushwalkers said they had discovered what is feared to be a greyhound burial site · 10-trillionths of your suntan comes from Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte · a 95-year-old woman has suffered smoke inhalation after being rescued from Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte, in her Auburn home on Saturday afternoon · bananas could be extinct in five years because of Four American swimming gold medalists, including Ryan Lochte.

Wednesday, August 10, 2016

wednesday newstrip

Scientists have found evidence that one of the last living woolly mammoth populations was driven to extinction because it was struck down by a salmonella outbreak linked to a brand of cantaloupes · a woman who gave birth at the age of 62 after undergoing IVF has been labelled selfish by the president of the Australian Medical Association · an international team of astronomers has discovered the prospect of a $2.8 million sponsorship black hole near the center of our Milky Way galaxy · Sydney man suffers severe burns after iPhone explodes · Queensland couple Ray and Lynn McKay awoke yesterday to find registered sex offenders on parole playing Pokemon Go in their back yard · tiny blind crustaceans living deep beneath the West Australian desert have derailed one of Australia's biggest potential uranium mines · Australia is ranked third equal among Western nations as a target of Islamic State attacks, according to a US Homeland Security report. Thanks Toe Knee AssBit!

Wednesday, August 03, 2016

wednesday newstrip

A world-first study has questioned the relative benefits of robotic keyhole surgery for prostate cancer after more than 280 koalas died during the construction of Brisbane's troubled Moreton Bay Rail Link · a Channel Nine crew had a lucky escape after almost being robbed of their gear by a group of transvestites along Rio de Janeiro's most famous beach · milk protein crystals found inside the cockroach can serve as healthy protein supplements for humans, scientists said · an executive at a British taxpayer-funded body aimed at promoting the UK abroad is facing disciplinary action for a Facebook post describing three-year-old Prince George as the the deep blue "Dragon Hole" in the Paracel Islands, called the "eye" of the South China Sea, where the Monkey King in "Journey to the West" acquired his famous golden cudgel.

Monday, August 01, 2016

Otoliths issue forty-two is live

Issue forty-two, the southern winter 2016 issue of Otoliths is now live & available for your reading & viewing pleasure.

This issue is dedicated to Ed Baker, who, sadly, died in March, & contains work from Cecelia Chapman, A.A. Kostas, Texas Fontanella, Matthew Moffett, Philip Byron Oakes, Nathan Spoon, Jack Galmitz, Michael Ruby, Demosthenes Agrafiotis, Jared Chipkin, Dion Farquhar, Richard Kostelanetz, Adam Phillips, Jürgen Olbrich, Kyle Hemmings, Sanjeev Sethi, John M. Bennett, Baron, Diane Keys, Thomas M. Cassidy, Felino A. Soriano, Mansee Dhapola, Gregg Williard, Daniel de Culla, Marco Giovenale, Ben Egerton, David Felix, Simon Perchik, Philip Hammial, Olivier Schopfer, J. I. Kleinberg, dan raphael, David J. Kelly, Willie Smith, Howie Good, Joel Chace, Tara Roeder, Scott MacLeod, Glenn R. Frantz, Melwin Rathod, Karen Neuberg, Jessie Janeshek, Chris Wells, AG Davis, Kevin Rabas, Annette Plasencia, Karl Kempton, Jim Leftwich, Catherine Vidler, Steve Dalachinsky, Mary Kasimor, Lakey Comess, Shataw Naseri, Márton Koppány, Linda King, Stephen Nelson, Wayne Mason, Marcello Diotallevi, Pete Spence, Eileen R. Tabios, Anne M Carson, Stephen Emmerson, Anne Elvey, Brendan Slater, mwpm, Clara B. Jones, Jake Goetz, Jukka-Pekka Kervinen & Maria Damon, Tim Pilgrim, John Pursch, Johannes S. H. Bjerg, Ed Baker, Michael Caylo-Baradi, Izzy Lamb, Jeff Harrison, Joe Balaz, Raymond Farr, Mark DuCharme, sean burn, Massimo Stirneri, Eeva Maria Karhunen, hiromi suzuki, bruno neiva, Seth Howard, Marcia Arrieta, Jeff Bagato, sylvie anomie, Joseph Cooper, Natsuko Hirata, Jesse Glass, Edward Kulemin, Caleb Puckett, Charles Wilkinson, Cherie Hunter Day, Bob Heman, Mercedes Webb-Pullman, Gian Luigi Braggio, J. D. Nelson, Paul T. Lambert, Ricky Garni, Michael Brandonisio, Mary Ellen Derwis, Joseph V. Milford, Katrinka Moore, Spencer Selby, Indigo Perry, Shloka Shankar, Tom Brami, Garima Behal, & Dale Wisely.