Before movies and television, and even radio, people turned to different mediums for entertainment. Welcome, to the ‘Cyclorama’.
Yarra Bend Park is Melbourne’s biggest inner suburban green space. It was once home to the city’s first mental hospital, and still contains a number of lost graves.
Lightning strikes, purring cats and how bicycles work; we are surrounded by things that are mysterious. Here are 8 everyday things that can’t be explained.
Melbourne is a city of laneways. And many of these have exotic, unusual, and obscure names, whose meanings have been lost to history. Here are some of the best.
Melbourne Central is one of Melbourne’s most well known landmarks. It’s hard to imagine the inner city without it. But it was only built in 1991, and is only a relative newcomer to our CBD. Here’s what was there before it.
Created by stage magicians as a joke, the worst video game ever made has found an unlikely second life, raising funds to help sick children. Welcome, to Desert Bus.
I love Macadamia nuts. Two things I did not know about them; they are native to Australia, and most of the world’s population can be traced to a single Queensland tree.
In August 1993, Kelly Cahill was driving home on the outskirts of Melbourne when she experienced an hour of missing time. Later, she said she was attacked by aliens.
Melbourne is an artistic city. One of the ways we show this is by erecting a lot of strange, and sometimes amazing, public art. Here, are some of the best.
In the Victorian State election in 1985, something straight out of a bad Hollywood movie went down. A tied election, decided by a lucky dip.