It's amazing what can be done with raw data. YouTube user STLTransit has created over 40 visualisations of public transport activity across major cities and regions in Australia, the United Kingdom and the United States.
Google is about to let users enjoy the magnificence of the Great Barrier Reef from the comfort of their own home with the Catlin Seaview Survey. The project is a collaboration between Google, the University of Queensland and the Catlin Group and will act like Google Street View for underwater life.
A little over one month since launching initially in the United States, and Brazil a few days ago, iTunes Match is now available in a number of new countries, including Australia, Canada, Germany, Ireland, Mexico, New Zealand, the United Kingdom, and possibly unconfirmed others.
We've curated this list of the five best time-lapse videos published in recent years, including one featuring the world's tallest building, the Burj Khalifa, and multiple scenes captured on-board the International Space Station. Enjoy!
As a huge ash plume from the Puyehue volcano in southern Chile continues to cause travel chaos in many countries, NASA have captured satellite imagery of the ash cloud as it travels above Australia and New Zealand - over half a world away.
NASA has mobilised its Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer (MODIS) Terra satellite to track the massive Tropical Cyclone Yasi, which is currently heading for Australia’s Queensland cost. According to NASA the tropical cyclone is approaching Cairns, Queensland, at about 165kmph (90 knots) and is due to make landfall early tomorrow morning Queensland time.
Astronauts on board the International Space Station have captured a true-colour image of the extensive flooding hitting Australia. This newly released photograph shows Brisbane River flooding parts of the suburbs of Brisbane.