An amazing video of an old man dancing with a Sydney policewoman at Martin Place in Sydney, Australia. Watch the video below.
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Chad Martin and Lynne Klanbida tied the knot at an IKEA store in Sydney, Australia, on Valentine’s Day, February 14, 2013.
The couple beat out 500 other couples last year to win their dream wedding hosted by IKEA which gifted the newlyweds with furniture, kitchen crockery, and other furnishings for their home.
Thirteen McDonald’s around Australia will temporarily change their name to ‘Maccas’ at select locations this week in celebration of Australia Day (26 January).
A recent survey revealed that over 50% of Australians regularly referred to the international fast food business by its informal name. In the photo above, a store in Engadine, Sydney, sports the golden arches and the new Macca’s sign.
The fast food restaurants will change their name for a month during the celebration, replacing their signage with the customized ‘Maccas’ logo as a reflection of Australia’s embrace of the fast food brand. Watch the video TV Ad below.
via: Australian Times
What a brilliant idea! A group of Ukrainian students have invented a sensory gloves that work with an app to turn sign language into automated speech. The Enable Talk project won first place ($25,000 grand prize) at Microsoft’s Imagine Cup 2012 this week in Sydney, Australia.
Students on the winning Team QuadSquad — Anton Stepanov, Anton Posternikov, and Maxim Osika — beat out 350 students from 75 countries for the gold. Their Enable Talk glove that allows deaf and hearing-impaired individuals the ability to communicate with those who don’t know sign language.
The glove picks up the hand gestures and the Enable Talk smartphone app translates the data. The app is wirelessly connected through Bluetooth technology. The team uses Microsoft’s Speech and Bing APIs to translate and play what’s been signed.
The contest’s cash prize of $25,000 will cover more than half of the $40,000 needed to start pre-production. Costs will cover software development and system testing. The current product prototype retails around $50. In the short future Enable Talk will probably cost around $20 each.
An Australian blogger was shopping at the Apple Store in Sydney, when a black bus with a “Wake up” sign pulled infront of him while leaving the store. A group of protesters came out of the bus holding placards decorated with the same message. Apparently it looks like a flashmob teasing ad for Apple custumers to wake up.