/ 30 May 2024

A billion-dollar donation for women, Cold Chisel returns, and Manhattanhenge sets over NYC…

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Billionaire philanthropist Melinda French Gates is donating US$1 billion to women’s causes over the next 2 years to promote gender equity around the world. The former Mrs Bill Gates says about US$200 million will go to protecting reproductive rights in the US, saying she felt “compelled” to help those in her own country.

It seems the last plane out of Sydney hasn’t gone just yet with Aussie rock legends Cold Chisel announcing a 50th anniversary tour. The band will visit cities and towns across the country from October, starting in Armidale in regional NSW where they were based back in 1974…

Millions of people got their camera shutters fluttering in New York City yesterday for the twice-per-year special event known as ‘Manhattanhenge’… Think sunset-meets-cityscape as the centre of our solar system sinks below the horizon framed by skyscrapers – yes, it is as beautiful as it sounds…

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