Queensland’s Southern Downs

03 September 2016

The Southern Downs region of Queensland is an area of remarkable beauty where the visitor can do as much or as little as they please. (To learn more about Queensland’s Southern Down visit www.southerndowns.qld.gov.au) It is a prime agricultural area where originally, the indigenous grasses supported a large cattle industry. It is now the premier wine […]

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Recycle water and save money. Install a rain water tank and pump to your home

09 May 2013

There are numerous steps that a homeowner can take to save money on regular expenses. When it comes to decreasing the water bill, however, it may seem difficult to make a big impact on this expense. Installing low-flow toilets and faucets can have some impact, but it may seem rather nominal on a month by […]

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Why the disease causing organisms in bats are killer organisms?

14 September 2016

Bats are the most dangerous animals known to harbor the most dangerous human killer viruses. From Ebola to rabies, they generally store any variety of deadly organisms that are harmful to human beings. Another virus that seems not to affect any other animal other than humans has been identified by experts. Through these research findings, […]

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Mimara Museum

14 September 2016

Mimara Museum is among the unique pieces of history in the world. Located in the central Roosevelt Square in Zagreb city in Croatia, it represents on of the finest art museum in the region. The museum boasts of some of the best collections with over 3,700 art pieces. Out of this about 1,500 are permanent […]

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How does a fish measure distance?

14 September 2016

How far away is the other side of a hill? If you’re looking at a map, it might be a few kilometres. If you’re a fish, the straight line distance doesn’t mean very much. What matters is the distance along creeks and rivers. Two streams on opposite sides of a ridge might not connect for […]

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Drifting on an ocean of bling

14 September 2016

There’s an old saying they have on Neptune – ‘Nothing is richer than a penguin’. At least, there would be if anything could survive the intense heat and massive pressure it takes to create the ‘icebergs’ of diamond floating on a sea of liquid carbon. According to a recent article in the journal Nature Physics, […]

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Holidays by Road

05 September 2016

In 2000, there were 56.8 million visits abroad made by UK residents, with an estimated two thirds of these being for holidays. A holiday is viewed as essential by much of the population and is something most people choose not to miss out on. The mode of transport, however, can ensure that said holiday is […]

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Australia’s Top 10 Beaches

05 September 2016

Australia is known for its many high-quality beaches, so that choosing the best will be quite a challenge, if not confusing. Still, let’s have a look at the following 10 most popular beaches in Australia. Bondi Beach, Sydney Being Australia’s most popular beach, Bondi Beach is almost always crowded, except during the coldest time of […]

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Around the World in 80 days but in Greener Ways

05 September 2016

Ecotourism is not just travelling for fun, it is when people travel to learn, help, and empower an absolutely undisturbed and virgin natural landscape. The purpose of such a trip is to become more aware and conscious of the gifts of nature endowed on the mankind. As opposed to the mainstream tourist destinations which are […]

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Australian Wildlife

04 September 2016

Australian wildlife is a must see for every tourist who gets to visit the Kangaroo Island in South Australia. Apart from the many kangaroos the scene is famously known for, one can spot a variety of animals ranging from the brush-tailed possums to the wonderful goannas. The whole atmosphere is decorated by songs sung by birds […]

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Museum of Tropical Queensland

03 September 2016

A fun outing for the whole family need not only be a seaside holiday. Especially if it is in Queensland, Australia, it could well be one of the many museums open to visitors. With a history of over 150 years, The Queensland Museum and Sciencentre has a large range of exhibits, most of which are […]

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Landscaping Design Ideas

13 August 2016

Over the years designing of homes out-of-doors has been neglected, people focus more on the interior forgetting that a well-designed front lawn complements your overall home design. An appealing front yard one will give your home a sleek classy style. Having a modern landscape will help your overall compound look well thought-out. Modern landscaping puts […]

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Art Forms from Nature

13 August 2016

Ernst Heinrich Philipp August Haeckel (February 16, 1834 – August 9, 1919),also written von Haeckel, was an eminent German biologist, naturalist, philosopher, physician, professor and artist who discovered, described and named thousands of new species, mapped a genealogical tree relating all life forms, and coined many terms in biology, including phylum, phylogeny, ecology and the […]

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Detroit Utility Company Pushes Solar

30 March 2016

DTE Energy is partnering with the city of Detroit to build a solar array on 10 acres in a blighted neighborhood. DTE is already building a larger, 250-acre solar energy project in Lapeer, Michigan, where the utility is creating what it calls the “largest utility-owned solar array east of the Mississippi.” Other companies with locations […]

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