THE TRIPLE CROWN: LEGENDARY RURAL SPANNERMAN WINS COVETED ‘STREET MACHINE OF THE YEAR’ FOR UNPRECEDENTED THIRD TIME
Based in the small NSW town of Narrandera, Gary Myers has cemented his status as a legend of the customised car scene – not to mention his standing as a master of the booming sport of burnouts – by winning the coveted Street Machine Of The Year title for an unprecented third time, a feat he achieved with three different cars.
AUSSIE CLASSIC CAR ‘NOSTALGIA’ BOOST
Classic cars are not only popular with enthusiasts, they have become a booming source of profit for smart investors. Some old cars are selling for hundreds-of-thousands of dollars, and the end of local manufacture has only brought into further focus the finite supply of rare rides. In fact, some Aussie classics have doubled in value in just the past two years alone.
QUEERSPACE: AUSTRALIA SAYS YES! KEEPING OURSELVES WELL DURING THE NEXT STEPS - ON THE ROAD TO EQUALITY
A YES vote is for equality and love. It is also a resounding NO to institutional and legal discrimination, divisiveness and invalidating LGBTIQ experiences, relationships and who we are. The ‘YES’ vote brings some relief and elation. It is an important milestone for the Australian community. It finally acknowledges and recognises the equal value and status of relationships. We are now a little bit further down the road, via a route we were forced to travel. What are the next steps? Not just for LGBTIQ communities, but for all, including our elected representatives?
THE PERILS OF SELLING A USED CAR TO A FRIEND
It is a disaster waiting to happen. You’re looking to sell your car, and your friend just happens to be in the market for a set of wheels. It makes perfect sense and seems so right. But it’s not. What happens next, as history has repeatedly shown, is a series of unfortunate events (mostly mechanical) that can see your friendship not only spluttering, but totally broken down and irreparably damaged.
THE SCIENCE OF SEXUALITY
As the Same Sex Marriage vote reaches a significant milestone, a new report on Australia’s Science Channel examines the latest research into the science of sexuality. No one chooses to be gay – that is beyond doubt as study after study proves. And it is now clear people sit in a much broader spectrum than ever before believed.
MURKY WATERS - THE SCIENCE OF SHARK ATTACKS
Sharks. The word alone has the potential to invoke fear and anxiety in a way that few other things can. They are also one of the most polarising and politicised species to roam our planet. Sharks, much like religion and politics, are a topic best avoided around the dinner table.