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By jove! it was by a nose

Yes dear readers it is Australia Day in 4 hours.

And I am damn damn proud to be one.

I have just finished watching our Australia Day awards from the ever so beautiful Great Hall in our Parliament House; in Canberra. 233 more words


Serendipity: a word coined in January 1754

Serendipity means the making of happy and unexpected discoveries by accident

The word  was coined in January 1754 by Horace Walpole, (son of Britain’s first  Prime Minister, Robert Walpole) , who used it in a letter to  a friend.  267 more words


Scientists Think They Finally Found Evidence of Ancient Life on Mars

We’ve written about why scientists believe Mars is one of the places in our solar system most likely to have alien life. There are a few reasons, but it’s mostly about water and what that can support. 485 more words