- The Addams Family Secret | The New Yorker
- The Cure's permanent twilight | The Monthly
- These Bizarre Glasses Promise To Cure Your Motion Sickness, But At What Cost? | Gizmodo Australia
- The Blackfly Flying Machine Is So Cool I Don't Mind That I'll Probably Never See It Again
- Great Pacific Garbage Patch Is Bigger and Mostly Made of Fishing Gear:
Microplastics make up 94 percent of an estimated 1.8 trillion pieces of plastic in the patch. But that only amounts to eight percent of the total tonnage. As it turns out, of the 79,000 metric tons of plastic in the patch, most of it is abandoned fishing gear—not plastic bottles or packaging drawing headlines today.
- There is no social license for My Health Record. Australians should reject it | Julia Powles | Opinion | The Guardian:
An example of one of the apps already accessing information from My Health Record was revealed by an ABC investigation last month. Health Engine, a booking service part-owned by Telstra Health, has been passing sensitive health information to personal injury lawyers – precisely the kind of opportunistic “entrepreneurship” that would be anathema to patient expectations.
- A New Zealand company that tried 4-day workweeks says people were more creative, more punctual, and more energetic — and they want to keep it going | Business Insider:
“Supervisors said staff were more creative, their attendance was better, they were on time, and they didn't leave early or take long breaks,” one of those researchers told The Times. “Their actual job performance didn't change when doing it over four days instead of five.”
- This 1.8-Mile Train Travels on One of the Most Extreme Railways in the World
- Investing Outside The Bay Area – Haystack.vc:
And, so, I began to ask myself, in the face of intense local inflation for rents, for talent, for simply getting around — are the fundamental of the Bay Area's local conditions simply inhospitable to fledgling startups that I am trying to invest in? Will folks be able to buy a house and raise their families here? Will the Bay Area's cost structure compress the precious runway these newco's have? Will the next company to raise $100M in financing just poach from decent seed-stage companies and pay triple the amount to lock up talent?
- Endometriosis action plan follows decades of lobbying – and suffering | Society | The Guardian
- Coding and confectionary combine to give chocolate lovers a true taste of Sydney - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)
- Ontario Basic Income Pilot Cancelled By Minister Lisa MacLeod:
The pilot project, which reached full enrollment in April, was supposed to last three years. ... Asked by reporters how she knows the program isn't working if the data hasn't been studied yet, MacLeod said, "for the amount it was costing the province of Ontario ... it was certainly not going to be sustainable." The project was budgeted to cost $150 million over three years.
- Malcolm Turnbull defends surprise $444 million Government donation to tiny reef body - Politics - ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation):
Malcolm Turnbull insists the Government's nearly half-a-billion-dollar donation to a private foundation with links to big resources companies has been done transparently, despite the body itself not asking for the money.
- Why Daniel Ricciardo Broke Free of Red Bull:
While it's probably true he could have asked for almost any amount of fizzy drink cash to stay, this is the first time we have ever seen a Red Bull junior leave the programme of their own accord with no complication. ... this makes Daniel's decision to move to Renault so much less surprising. And much more sensible.
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