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ONLINE GIFTS to the #world: #GreatSpirit #WhistleblowerKids in #Dutch

This ‘medicinal troubadour’ was sent by¬†Dutch blogger Don Quijote who is telling the story of the whistleblower kids in Dutch! In German it is on… 226 more words

Sexual Abuse

road to fiscal disaster ... through welfare

The main reason the supporters of Labor/Green hate Abbott and the Coalition parties so much, is obvious. They don’t want the tap turned down, even a little bit: … 2,202 more words

Media

Milky Way Teeming With Habitable Planets

A study based on 151 multi-planetary systems found by NASA’s Kepler space telescope shows that most have a planet¬†— or two or three — at the right distance for liquid surface water, a condition believed to be necessary for life. 196 more words

Science & Technology

Emerging Contemporaries exhibition at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre

I was lucky to have my Triangulation Chair as part of this year’s Emerging Contemporaries exhibition at Craft ACT: Craft and Design Centre. The exhibition includes university graduates and emerging designers/craftsmen within Australia. 69 more words

Australian Design

By Tom Collins (Australian National University, Canberra, Australia)

I finished my Semester 1 exams in Manchester exactly 2 weeks before I flew to Australia. Do not underestimate how much there is to do in this time. 309 more words

Australasia

Study: Tobacco Kills Two Out Of Three Smokers

There is an interesting and chilling new study out on smoking. It is well understood that smoking is a leading cause of death. However, the leading study on the morality rate is derived from a 1956 study called the “British Doctors Study” that found a roughly fifty percent mortality rate. 146 more words

Society

Hypothetical Policy Paper (Referendum in West Papua)

The following is a hypothetical Policy Paper written for the Australian Government about a hypothetical scenario involving a West Papuan bid for independence. This piece was written for a class titled ‘Practical Applications of Asia-Pacific Security’. 951 more words

Australia