Yesterday, I heard about an amazing medical breakthrough – stem cell coated contact lenses that are restoring sight to people who are legally blind in a matter of weeks! Digging a bit deeper, I found out something even more incredible, this work has been pioneered by researchers in our very own backyard – the University [...]
Archive for March, 2011
A recent experiment tested the accuracy of a labrador’s cancer detecting abilities. Marine, the black lab, undertook 74 ‘sniff tests’ comprising of breath and stool samples. The breath tests was 95% accurate, while the stool test were 98% accurate making this little pup just as effective as the best-high-tech tools available today. She also excelled [...]
Well, this is just one of the fascinating revelations on website todayifoundout.com. Other gems include 15 facts you probably didn’t know about bananas, Why zippers have got YKK on them and What the things you see when you rub your eyes are called. Enjoy!
Just yesterday we were talking in the office about tattoos. I’ve been in 2 minds about them for as long as I can remember. But I am always fascinated looking a beautiful ones. I don’t think I’ll ever get one, but I do know a few people who have a tattoo that I admire and [...]
Yesterday I started the day with a dose of inspiration – the TED conference streamed live from Long Beach to our very own Bondi Beach! Given that it started at the unearthly hour of 3.30am Sydney time, it was great to see so many people make the effort to be there. There was an incredible [...]
I bought some of these disposable cups recently – great little idea. Here’s a picture of my daughter on the weekend with one. http://www.neatoshop.com/product/Pick-Your-Nose-Party-Cups