Vape Vocabulary 101

E-cigarette’s started out as a mechanical alternative to cigarettes but have grown to be much more than that. There is now an entire culture and vocabulary that goes along with e-cig’s and there are certainly some unusual term’s to learn. If you’re a new...

Bee aware, but not alarmed: here’s what you need to know about honey bee stings

Bees don’t attack unless they feel threatened. A Victorian man died last week after being stung by several bees. While bee sting deaths are rare (bees claim around two Australian lives each year), bees cause more hospitalisations than any venomous creature. Around 60% of Australians have been stung by a honey bee;...

Why duck shooting season still isn’t on the endangered list

The rising influence of the gun lobby in Australia may have extended the prospects of duck season continuing for the foreseeable future. shutterstock On March 17, the 2018 duck shooting session will open in Victoria. The first shots were fired in Tasmania and South Australia...

How do we turn a drain into valued green space? First, ask the residents

Stony Creek drain: untidy and often slightly threatening,informal green space still has value for residents,which appropriate intervention can enhance. Author provided (No reuse)   This article is based on a paper being presented at the State of Australian Cities Conference in Adelaide, November 28-30. The green infrastructure of our...

Do you really need private health insurance? Here’s what you need to know before deciding

More than half of Australians have private  health insurance. l i g h t p o e t/Shutterstock Every year at the end of March and early in April, the 11 million Australians who have private health insurance receive notification that premiums are increasing. Premiums will increase...

Food sharing with a 21st-century twist – and Melbourne’s a world leader

People have always shared food, but digital communications technology is driving a renaissance of food-sharing networks. Josephine Lim/CrowdSpark/AAP Food sharing is experiencing a renaissance in cities around the world. By food sharing, we mean the collaborative growing, cooking, eating and distributing of food as well...

7 Beach Must-Haves Every Girl Needs This Summer

The crashing waves in the ocean, the sunny sky, the sand in your feet and the scenic view are what drives every beach lover into the sea. It seems no one can resist the enticing call of the beach, and every girl loves a...

The different aspects of the vape culture

E-ciggies have become a rapidly growing trend across the globe with many people making the switch from tobacco based products or taking up the hobby without any prior smoking experience. Vaping e-liquids differs from smoking as you don’t burn tobacco based products. Instead you...

White, brown, raw, honey: which type of sugar is best?

Sugar is sugar in the body. But the way they’re processed can make small differences. from www.shutterstock.com In nutrition, sugar refers to simple carbohydrates consisting of one or two basic carbohydrate units such as glucose, fructose and galactose. Consumers often use “sugar” to describe...

Hidden Benefits of Hiring a Personal Stylist

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How many times have you opened the wardrobe and groaned due to the uninspiring choices that hang before you? Do you seldom feel as if potential suitors do not regard you? Or maybe you want to look more polished and professional at work? If you recognise...