Japan and Qatar open with Asian Cup wins

Japan have survived a scare to begin their quest for a fifth Asian Cup with victory. The Samurai Blue overturned a 1-0 halftime deficit to defeat Turkmenistan 3-2 while, in the other games on Wednesday, Qatar beat Lebanon 2-0 and Uzbekistan overcame Oman 2-1. Japan, fielding a young team without …

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Inside the whale, was another whale

Killer whales may be the modern day “wolves of the sea” but 35 million years ago it was the 15-meter-long ancient whale Basilosaurus isis taking a bite out of the title. Scientists studying skeletal remains of the extinct predator discovered one of its preferred meals was, in fact, other whales. …

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Stay on track with a good map and app

Getting lost in the beauty of the outback might mean a spiritual awakening of a work-dulled soul — or it could mean a scary experience as you try to retrace your way through a confusing network of intersecting tracks. Learning the required skills to read and plan your route on …

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