About 60,000 cabinets that look like stretched refrigerators will be installed on footpaths under the Coalition's national broadband network, bringing criticism from urban designers.
But opposition communications spokesman Malcolm Turnbull said he had learned from the "British experience" where Londoners complained about bulky green cabinets blighting their neighbourhoods.
Alain de Botton is starting to irk me...
from our friend, Dr. Vacy Vlazna
“Everything depends on our propelling force. And what is that force? The misery of the Jews” (Theodor Herzl, father of Zionism)
The CSIRO has duped one of the world's biggest pharmaceutical companies into buying anti-counterfeit technology that could be easily compromised - passing off cheap chemicals it had bought from China as a ''trade secret'' formula.
Here we are... Gus is about to blow his chance to work for the public service, though he has long passed retirement age... If my informants in the APS are correct, the deck chairs are being moved from here to there...
The capture of the Enigma code machine 70 years ago changed the course of the second world war. But the secret codes broken by this event were not history's toughest ciphers. Plenty of codes are uncracked and, as MacGregor Campbell discovers, their solutions may provide the key to murders or even buried treasure
The Somerton Man
One could cope with a gas-guzzling family sedan, but a road machine that goes four times the speed, despite our road speed limits, for barely 20 per cent more, is attractive... even if we have kids...
Not only we know that our fast car is backed by a vastly superior warranty, the restored sedan could be a lemon within three months... Yes, the old Telstra network is not what it used to be, especially when it rains...
But there are some fanatics of the "PC" who support the horrible concoction designed by the coalition boofheads...
The "double-cross system" has been used in war and peace, in order to deceive.
from Crikey …..
Rundle: John Howard's still lying about Iraq invasion
Former British prime minister Margaret Thatcher made "unabashedly racist" comments during a meeting with Bob Carr, the Foreign Affairs Minister has told Lateline.
The "coalition" newly released broadband plan is an abomination... First the "coalition" boofheads expect Telstra to give them the copper network for nothing...