Category Archives: Australia

Word Cloud: SENSATIONAL

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Overnight sensation” – the star who bursts on the scene, seemingly out of nowhere, so often is someone who has labored unappreciated at their craft for years. At the end of the 20th century, Australian poetry was … Continue reading

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Word Cloud: SENSATION

by NONA BLYTH CLOUD “Overnight sensation” – the star who bursts on the scene, seemingly out of nowhere, so often is someone who has labored unappreciated at their craft for years. At the end of the 20th century, Australian poetry was … Continue reading

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“It’s Not the End of the World at All”

“It’s not the end of the world at all,” he said. “It’s only the end for us. The world will go on just the same, only we shan’t be in it. I dare say it will get along all right … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – A Noiseless Patient Spider

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. —oooOooo– There are several hosts, each host being responsible for picking a “theme of the day” and starting the discussion. But in an open thread, … Continue reading

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The Coffee Shop – Kangaroo Dundee

The Coffee Shop is an open thread-style discussion forum for human interest news of the day. From BBC: Brolga is a man with an unusual family – he is ‘mum’ to almost 30 kangaroos. From his sanctuary near Alice Springs, … Continue reading

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Some Things You Should Know about the Trans-Pacific Partnership: Senator Elizabeth Warren and Others Have Major Concerns Regarding the Trade Pact That Is Being Negotiated in Secrecy

By Elaine Magliaro In Ferbruary, I wrote a post about the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) being another bad trade deal for the United States. (You can read that post here.) Many people—including some members of Congress—have complained about the “extreme” secrecy … Continue reading

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Them Bones: 3-D Printing

by GENE HOWINGTON In a stunning demonstration of the positive side of the development of 3-D (a.k.a. additive) printing technology, a team of innovative Dutch surgeons led by Dr. Bon Verweij with the help of Australian prosthetic company Anatomics have … Continue reading

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