Is crowdfunding the platform for a whole new society?

David Campbell the author of Fluidity a soon to be published book and film believes “Yes!”. And you won’t be…

Making Irish Red Ale part II

Well, 15 days has passed since the brew was laid down, and it is time to bottle.  The bulk of…

Evolution maybe the answer to everything

 The way to understand the way our mind works, the way society works and that of the natural universe may be evolution. While pondering this I, as usual, came across a larger and more difficult question, what is purpose and where might it come from?…

Is gift Good?

Is giving a gift more morally decent than contracting an exchange? I ask this question in part because of my recent experience with crowd funding. The idea behind crowd funding is to support some ones idea, project, or invention by giving them some money. They…

Beautiful Cob Homes

Cob is a mixture of clay, sand and straw which can be used to make solid eco friendly housing. The soil in Australia is both sandy and full of clay, which would make even a novice think cob it the most practical building material. Many…

Sandlewood as the crop for arid areas

We all know sandlewood, we burn it in incense, put it in our soaps and cosmetics, and even use it for art. Little did we know that it is the perfect tree for the arid Australian climate. Combine Sandlewood with aloe vera, olives, some grape…

The age of entitlement continues… for the rich

The rich don’t need to pay tax. Actually they can get private deals with the Dutch government to enjoy minimal (1% or less) tax on intellectual property which somehow costs the subsidiary millions. Starbucks has been operating in the UK for 14 years and never…

Has China fooled the world?

This enlightening BBC documentary shows that China has been on a spending and borrowing binge since the GFC of 2008 and that it can’t last. Empty apartments bought by the super rich lie dormant across the land, giant buildings that serve no purpose built for…

I Wandered lonely as a cloud

I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o’er vales and hills, When all at once I saw a crowd, A host, of golden daffodils; Beside the lake, beneath the trees, Fluttering and dancing in the breeze. Continuous as the stars that shine…

“The game of life” and “Your Fall” by Khaloud Al-Muttalibi

The game of life A clash of metal against my horns The dry hand that pulled me back My brother’s feet crush mine Their bodies’ heat becomes my hell Before I take my last breath The gate screeches and the field expands My heart leaps…

Children of Gaza just want peace

By Gaza Youth Breaks Out / adbusters.org Also : Films for Action An anonymous group of Gazan students wrote this in 2011. It sadly remains as relevant today as before. “Fuck Hamas. Fuck Israel. Fuck Fatah. Fuck UN. Fuck UNWRA. Fuck USA! We, the youth…

Don’t pay a people smuggler pay the Aust Govt (SIS)

  You can get into Australia if you pay enough money. Unfortunately most people in need, in harm or desperate don’t have 5 million dollars (called the SIS Significant Investor Scheme). But if they did they would be given a Visa, a PR, they would…