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australia can pick up its game and land a moon mission

Australia can pick up its game and land a Moon mission

The ‘Stairway to the Moon’ as seen from Western Australia. Flickr/Gary Tindale Now all the celebrations of the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing have died down it’s worth considering where we are...
how to have a detox from your tech

How to have a detox from your tech

Did you know that Australians are spending up to 7 hours a day on the web, using their phones, tablets, and computers? Australians aren’t the only ones who are spending way too much time on...
consumer watchdog calls for new measures to combat facebook and google’s digital dominance

Consumer watchdog calls for new measures to combat Facebook and Google’s digital dominance

Facebook and Google potentially face fresh curbs on their market power. Shutterstock.com The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has called for “holistic, dynamic reforms” to address the online dominance of digital behemoths...
training my dog taught me that it’s people who really need training

Training my dog taught me that it’s people who really need training

Clara, keen as ever for some well-deserved attention.  @anmore, Author provided As I watched my hunting dog standing off the lead and lined up with all the other Kleiner Münsterländers, awaiting her turn to swim out...
faceapp’s fine print means you effectively can’t sue them, unless you send a letter to their russian office within 30 days

FaceApp’s fine print means you effectively can’t sue them, unless you send a letter...

FaceApp fun (terms and conditions apply). FaceApp Viral photo app FaceApp has taken the world by storm. Launched in 2017, the app has recently enjoyed mass popularity due largely to Hollywood celebrities posting their humorous edited pictures...
not one but two aussie dishes were used to get the tv signals back from the apollo 11 moonwalk

Not one but two Aussie dishes were used to get the TV signals back...

US astronaut Neil Armstrong on the Moon during the Apollo 11 mission. NASA The role Australia played in relaying the first television images of astronaut Neil Armstrong’s historic walk on the Moon 50 years...
wind and solar cut rather than boost australia’s wholesale electricity prices

Wind and solar cut rather than boost Australia’s wholesale electricity prices

Power failure. It’s gas, not wind, that’s pushing up electricity prices. Shutterstock Wholesale prices in the National Electricity Market have climbed significantly in recent years. The increase has coincided with a rapid increase in the...
top web design trends that are dominating 2019

Top Web Design Trends That Are Dominating 2019

With around 2 billion websites out there, there are bound to be plenty of sites with stunning designs. But there are also millions of sites which just make you want to close the tab. With any...
Footprints on the Moon cemetries on Mars header

Footprints on the Moon and cemeteries on Mars: interview with space archaeologist Alice Gorman

Perhaps in 50 more years we will be sick of hearing stories from people who have travelled to the moon and back.  tdlucas5000 / AAP Alice Gorman is a space archaeologist working on space junk...
Out Of The Bluetooth - 5 Surprising Things You Can Do With Bluetooth Technology

Out Of The Bluetooth – 5 Surprising Things You Can Do With Bluetooth Technology

Bluetooth technology has come a long way. If you still associate it with synching your phone to your car for hands-free phone calls, then you might be surprised by what Bluetooth technology is out...