In Australia, "The Age", is an excellent centrist newspaper. My subscription is worth it!
Lava lamps. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lavarand
While travelling in England in 2010, my wife and I were told by a security person at an international airport in London, that they monitor conversations of people in queues. I can't remember how/why the topic came up, but we were both not surprised that it happens.
"The Shortage of Women In IT"
How tall do they need to be?
We're still in a market economy, except the market is now the planet.
Really? Why is it then, that I can't apply for a home loan from anywhere in the world? I'd love to pay interest rates they have in Japan rather than those in Australia.