Daily Archives: May 8, 2008

Weird and wonderful — two unrelated items

Sorry if the tele080508thumbnail on the left is a bit unclear, but you need to see the layout of today’s Daily Telegraph front page. I am sure you can make out the banner headline. The box just above it on the left proclaims IT’S A BIG FAT LIE. Unfortunate juxtaposition, don’t you think? Oh well, these things happen.

The story that fascinates me — and it is on the Tele site, but I have taken my version from ABC — is All mixed up: Platypus genome decoded.

Read the rest of this entry »

Comments Off on Weird and wonderful — two unrelated items

Posted by on May 8, 2008 in Australia, Australia and Australian, media watch, weirdness


More on Salam Cafe

When I found earlier episodes existed, I wondered how I had missed them: answer, they were on Melbourne’s Channel 31. Now of course with the new series being on SBS we can all see, and you can too if you go to my earlier entry Salam Cafe on SBS Wednesdays at 10 pm and click the screen shot there.

I have promoted one bit of the earlier series from the VodPod to here:

Read the rest of this entry »


Burma 2

Look at the multimedia report in the Sydney Morning Herald.


NASA images: linked to source.

Comments Off on Burma 2

Posted by on May 8, 2008 in Asian, current affairs, humanity