Earth’s Oldest Asteroid Impact is Two Billion Years Old

The oldest asteroid collision on the planet, the Yarrabubba impact crater in Western Australia, is a whopping 2.229 billion years old. After analyzing minerals at the crater site, researchers have found the asteroid hit at the end of an era called Snowball Earth (one of the planet’s ice ages). Scientists, led by Dr Timmons Erickson (a geochronologist at Houston’s NASA Johnson Space Center), studied around …

Dining with Chef Palisa Anderson + Lexus in Margaret River

Celebrating food and wine with one of our favorite Australian chefs and farmers

In the world’s southernmost wine region, chef Palisa Anderson welcomed us to a pairing dinner inside Larry Cherubino Wine‘s private barrel room. Not only a highlight of our larger visit to Margaret River, the dinner was also one of a series of evenings—Anderson’s at Cherubino, chef Nelly Robinson‘s at Fraser Gallop Estate, and chef Brendan Pratt‘s at Vasse Felix—presented by Lexus for VIP customers and …

Photographer Tom Blachford’s New “Centro Verso” Series

For this series, the artist turned the lens upside down and to his hometown of Melbourne, Australia

Tom Blachford‘s Centro Verso photo series flips the lens in a few ways. These upside-down images are of his hometown Melbourne, and have futuristic and dystopian qualities—unlike his previous, inherently warm but noir Midnight Modern collections. This new project is also Blachford’s first foray into CAD (computer-aided design) and 3D printing, programming and more. It has all culminated in a show at Melbourne’s Backwoods Gallery …