Tim Harris

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How We Traveled The World On $40 A Day, And You Can Too

When we tell people that we traveled to 302 cities in 33 countries across 6 continents for our honeymoon, they generally assume we are millionaires--far from it. We just decided that life was too short, the world was too big, and the value of travel too great to wait until retirement, so we made it …

Cheap petrol helps push inflation lower

THE sharp drop in petrol prices in the lead up to Christmas has dragged Australia’s inflation rate below 2 per cent but mortgage holders shouldn’t be …

Bill Nye's Experimental Wind Sail Spacecraft Launches Today

Time to go solar sailing<p>UPDATE: May 20, 2015: The light sail launch will take place sometime between 10:45 a.m. and 2:45 p.m. EDT today from Cape Canaveral, Florida aboard an Atlas V rocket. The weather in Florida is mostly clear. You can watch the launch here.<p>Solar power has been a common fixture …

Space Travel

Solar power inquiry conducted by Senate to shine spotlight on complaints with retailers

A Senate inquiry is expected to hear from hundreds of Australians who have been hit with high costs and hidden fees after switching to solar power.<p>A …

Mountain-sized asteroid shaves by Earth in event not to be seen for another decade

An asteroid the size of a mountain with its own moon has shaved by Earth in a rare type of flyby that will not be seen for another decade, …

Astronomy

How the tax system disadvantages singles

Singles are one of the most forgotten demographics in policy decisions.<p>In recent federal budgets, singles have been invisible, and families have been …