Ian W

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New device would use electricity to plug gushing wounds

Zapping your nerves to jumpstart the blood clotting process<p>For centuries, if a doctor wanted to stop a bleeding wound, he would use the tourniquet method: Tightly wrap a piece of cloth around the area, which would essentially cut off blood flow to and from the wound. That ancient practice is still …

Medicine

Trump's nationwide Snapchat filter snipes at 'Crooked Hillary'

Social networks have become an extremely important medium for getting younger generations engaged in politics, but they are also proving to be the perfect forum for playground tactics. Snapchat's location-based geofilters are particularly popular, and in the run-up to this year's presidential …

Government

Android Breaks 1B Mark For 2014, 81% Of All 1.3B Smartphones Shipped

With the quarterly numbers now in from smartphone leaders Samsung and Apple, the analysts at Strategy Analytics have published their latest figures on how the overall market performed for the last quarter of the year and 2014 overall. In short, it has been a milestone year. Globally we have now …

Top 5 Smooth Riding Tips

The Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM) have been around for over 50 years teaching drivers how to drive better and riders how to ride better. We …

Baywatch

Low 10-year bond rates are the deal of the century but Abbott's not at the table

If Abbott was the chief executive of a company with good prospects he'd grab the money and borrow as many billions as he could without impairing his …

It's Official: 2014 Was the Hottest Year on Record

Deny this. The animation below shows the Earth’s warming climate, recorded in monthly measurements from land and sea over 135 years. Temperatures are …

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Australia's UN vote on Palestine does a disservice to all sides, including Israelis | Bob Carr

Australia’s voting record at the UN on Israeli-Palestinian issues has changed under the Abbott government. A true friend of Israel should be able to send a message about what Australians think<p>More Australians winced than applauded when they learned of their country’s very last vote at the end of …

Climate change: Why some of us won't believe it's getting hotter

If the bureau had been displaying measures of the temperature on a specific day or a cricket commentator had been displaying the cricket score, there …

Climate Change

Owner of Cafe Chopin continues to serve timeless classic blend

Sitting in the welcoming confines of Hideyo Miyamoto’s delightfully decorated cafe as his exquisite sound system enhances the coffee and its refined …

The Top 5 Things You Should Never Do At Work

I had an 18-year corporate career in publishing and marketing that was highly successful on the outside, but on the inside, it was not. I rose to the …

Sexual Harassment

How to survive 2015: an investor’s guide

A hedge fund pal overseeing $2 billion tells me he’s never been more bewildered in 30 years of investing. And he’s sympathetic to the hypothesis that …

Too risky: Why orchestras and opera companies avoid Australian works

The trust's director, Dr Richard Letts, says taxpayer-subsidised orchestras presented few Australian works: "Among the opera companies the situation …

Australia