Posted 4 months ago

10pc of native mammal species extinct since European settlement

A new study has found more than 10 per cent of Australia’s native mammals have become extinct since European settlement with the rate of loss higher than any other continent.


We are the cause of the current great extinction event.
Posted 4 months ago

Things we knew already: Andrew Bolt is demented, crazy, unhinged

Turnbull just letting us know that he agrees with the rest of the sane world. However, Turnbull doesn’t say Bolt is actually wrong.

Posted 4 months ago

Tony Abbott hates truth and science

The Climate Commission has gone. The carbon tax is to be rescinded. The Australian Renewable Energy Agency is to be abolished. The promise of a “Million Solar Roofs” is broken. And in what can only be described as an ideological move, the Abbott government introduced bills to abolish the Clean Energy Finance Corporation, despite it making a profit last year. The Prime Minister has declared war on the Australian renewable energy industry, the environment and science itself.

Also and article from The Age: Tony Abbott is gutting science just when we need it most

Posted 4 months ago

Here's the proof: Australians prefer the facts

Posted 4 months ago

Palmer calling out a chronic liar

Tony Abbott is such a “grub” that he makes Clive look awesome.

Posted 4 months ago

John Kerry Should 'Man Up' And Admit He's Wrong About Snowden | Techdirt

Posted 5 months ago

Driver needs to be in prison

Nobody needs people like this in a civilised society.

Posted 5 months ago

Lavabit email service: Secrets, lies and Snowden's email: forced to shut down

USA, the government is clearly an abuser of due justice and liberty.

Posted 5 months ago

Glenn Greenwald: U.S. Corporate Media is "Neutered, Impotent and Obsolete"

Posted 5 months ago

How many cyclists have to die before attitudes change?

The average motorist, stuck in traffic, is transformed into a one-driver anti-cyclist hate machine. After the death of another cyclist in Sydney, surely it’s time to take a more rational approach.

Posted 5 months ago

The high-tech battle for cyclists to stay visible on the roads

Trying not to get squashed by being more visible and making drivers aware that they will be responsible.

Posted 6 months ago

The Rules

The Velominati have an amusing set of cycling rules, but kolo has some nicer ones.

Velominati : The Rules

Kolo : The Rules

Posted 6 months ago

Australia’s war on science

Idiot leaders abound.

Posted 6 months ago

Cyclists accuse police of going soft on dangerous drivers

Disgusting.

Also “Are cyclists fair game?

Posted 7 months ago

Oxford’s Free Course Critical Reasoning For Beginners Will Teach You to Think Like a Philosopher