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It's about 120 years since the birth of a lot of technological advancement in the history of humanity. There had been some mighty science development before this time but it was quite limited in its application. 120 years ago, the invention of the steam engine and that of the combustion engine were supplemented by the broad usage of electricity.
As well, about 120 years ago, the new science of "climate change" was first being studied with proper mathematical models.
If there is ever a day that I don’t feel Australian, it would be on Australia Day.
My mother is a fifth-generation Australian of English and Irish heritage and my father is Munanjahli and an Australian-born South Sea Islander.
Statement by a former Labour Leader on the death of a brutal dictator… breathtaking …
Jones says 'nice to hear' from Newman and 'sidekick' Seeney
On his show this morning Jones acknowledged he had received the statement of claim.
"Stick with me, Abbott pleads" is the headline of the Sydney Morning Herald on this glorious global warming day of the 23rd of January in the godly graceful year of 2015...
It's barely 8:30 (summer time) in the morning and the temperature is already above long-term MAXIMUM average. With the BoM, and the various news outlet, it's hard to know. The SMH posts 27 on its mast head, with a maximum of 28 — the ABC posts 25.9 with a maximum of 30, while the weather chart of the SMH shows it's 25.3 with a maximum of 29...
When people say they have no politics, it means that their politics aligns with the status quo. None of us are unbiased, none removed from the question of power.
You might think life here in America is expensive. But it turns out that when compared to the rest of the world, the U.S. doesn't even make the list of the 20 most expensive countries to live in.
America is the most unequal country in the developed world. We also pay the lowest taxes among all developed nations. Is there a connection?
Francis Richard Conolly's well-reasoned documentary chronicles the rise of the moneyed elite and the means employed to control history and undermine democratic institutions since WWI. It is a long film - three and half hours - and worth every minute.
Swedenborg ... went into a little inn in Bishopsgate Street, and was eating his dinner very fast when he thought he saw in the corner of the room a vision of Jesus Christ, who said to him, "Eat slower". This was the beginning of all his visions and mysterious communications.
Federal Opposition Leader Bill Shorten has seized on a comment by the Treasurer that people could soon live until they are 150, describing it as Joe Hockey's "Sarah Palin" moment.
Mr Hockey made the comments earlier today while arguing the case for budget cuts and to explain why Australians should pay more for their health care.