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      Fata Morgana

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      www.mnn.com - For superstitious sailors, the phenomenon known as the Fata Morgana must be terrifying. The illusion occurs on oceans and seas, and it makes distant objects such as other ships or shoreline appear to be floating in the sky. Some even...
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        Omega sun

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        www.mnn.com - Omega suns appear to make the shape of their namesake Greek letter when they are just above the horizon. The legs (bottom) of the omega are created by warm water heating cooler air just above the surface. The omega shape can be quite pronounced if...
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          Adelaide Hills Emergency Alert

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          www.facebook.com - Adelaide Hills Emergency Alert - a place to find and share emergency information and alerts in the Adelaide Hills and Southern Mt Lofty Ranges areas
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            The simple hack that will tell you whether your eggs are out of date

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            tipsandsteps.com - Usually if you’re checking to see if food is still good you’ll check the best before or use by date. Well, prepare to have your mind blown because there’s another way to tell the quality of eggs and it’s called the...
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              What is the dawn chorus?

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              www.mnn.com - If you're an early riser and enjoy the outdoors, here's a way to enjoy one of nature’s special moments: Take your first cup of coffee outside, be still for a few moments and listen. It's the best time of day to hear the...
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                Some quick facts about Mormons

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                www.abc.net.au - Some quick facts about Mormons They are Christians Monday nights are reserved for family activities at home Mormons usually spend between 18 months and two years on an unpaid mission abroad after school They should abstain from having...
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                  Eastern gorillas | 11 animals on the verge of extinction

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                  www.mnn.com - Both species of the mountain gorilla — the eastern lowland gorilla (Gorilla beringei graueri) and the mountain gorilla (Gorilla beringei beringei) — face significant challenges in their isolated habitats. The mountain gorilla has...
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                    Superb day with my family marking the 100 year anniversary of the Pompoota Hall today

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                    www.facebook.com - Superb day with my family marking the 100 year anniversary of the Pompoota Hall today – which was set up as part of a soldier settlement scheme on the Murray near Murray Bridge. Exactly 100 years ago today, Crawford Vaughan – one my...
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                      This beautiful tidal road is Britain's deadliest

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                      www.mnn.com - For anyone who enjoys wandering out onto coastal flats during low-tide to explore the terrain, Britain's Broomway has all the appearances of the perfect gateway. The tidal foot path, so-named for the hundreds of broomsticks that once marked its...
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                        How much do you know about clouds?

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                        www.abc.net.au - Can you tell a storm cloud from an ice cloud? Could you squint at the sky and forecast tomorrow's weather? Clouds are a major factor in local weather and an important part of life on Earth. They're also stunningly beautiful, and regularly...

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