Cruise Lines Are Getting Desperate

Cruise Lines Are Getting Desperate

Cruises were a dubious proposition before coronavirus, but now they’re in far worse shape. That’s understandable, given the worldwide pandemic that has had some passengers trapped on ships for weeks. Almost everywhere cruise lines look these days, the news isn’t good.

Why Inclinometers Are Cool And Which Ones To Buy

Inclinometers, also known as tilt gauges, horizon gauges, land meters, pitch-and-roll gauges… do you know what I’m talking about yet? These little dongles ostensibly warn you when a car’s about to roll over. In reality, they rarely work. But they’re really fun and it is my pleasure to explain why.

Hawks’ Forbidden Love Results In A Rare Hybrid

Hawks’ Forbidden Love Results In A Rare Hybrid

She was a common black hawk. He was a red-shouldered hawk. They weren’t in the same genus, let alone the same species, and they normally don’t even live in the same part of the continent. But in a strange twist of fate, none of that mattered: It was love at…

Not Everyone Can Go To School Online

Not Everyone Can Go To School Online

This week, Washington state governor Jay Inslee announced that the U.S. state’s schools would remain closed for the remainder of the school year, mandating that the state’s more than 1 million K-12 students would be learning from home through the end of June. These students are in good company: To…

Renewable Energy Set A Major Record In 2019

Renewable Energy Set A Major Record In 2019

Globally, renewable energy sectors including wind, solar, and hydropower are booming. The world is using more renewable energy than ever before. Over one third of the world’s electricity comes from renewable sources, according to data released by the International Renewable Energy Agency, or Irena, on Monday.

How To Watch Quibi In Australia

How To Watch Quibi In Australia

Last year a brand new streaming service called Quibi was announced in the U.S. Short for ‘Quick Bites’ it’s different to competitors like Netflix or Stan because each episode of every show is less than 10 minutes long and can only be streamed on a mobile device. It just launched…

The Honda Fit Is The Car We Need

The Honda Fit Is The Car We Need

I’ve been doing unpaid promotional work for the Honda Fit (I own one) for a while now, even though Honda can get fucked since it hasn’t brought the new generation to the U.S. Still, Honda’s early returns on the fourth-generation Fit are very, very good.

Parasite Is Coming To Stan

Parasite Is Coming To Stan

Earlier this year Parasite made Oscars history by becoming the first ‘foreign language’ film to ever win Best Picture. Not only that, it also took out the Best Director and Best Original Screenplay categories. At the time you could only watch it in Australia in theatres or by renting a…

How To Make A Face Mask From A T-Shirt Or Coffee Filter And Bandanna

How To Make A Face Mask From A T-Shirt Or Coffee Filter And Bandanna

Following new guidance issued last week by the U.S. Centres for Disease Control and Prevention that people in the U.S. wear masks in public settings to mitigate the spread of covid-19 between individuals who may be asymptomatic—and as available masks are desperately needed by health workers on the front lines…

What Exactly Is Going On With Ezra Miller?

What Exactly Is Going On With Ezra Miller?

Until recently, Ezra Miller was best known for their acting—in the Fantastic Beasts movies, and in the DCEU films, a series which has long been promising Miller’s Flash character their own standalone chapter. Miller’s also known for red-carpet fashion flair. But now they’re making headlines for the wrong reasons.

Could Trump Cancel The U.S. Election Because Of Coronavirus?

Could Trump Cancel The U.S. Election Because Of Coronavirus?

In the half-decade since he descended from Trump Tower’s escalator into every American’s brain, almost nothing has been able to dislodge Trump from the centre of the public imagination. Technically, the coronavirus hasn’t either, as the outcome of this nightmare in large part depends”has already depended”on his response to it….

‘Creating Our Legacies’: The Elders Fighting For Climate Justice

‘Creating Our Legacies’: The Elders Fighting For Climate Justice

Last October, Jane Fonda received the 2019 Stanley Kubrick award for excellence in film, a prestigious honour from the British Academy of Television Film and Arts. Regrettably, the then-81-year-old actress was too busy getting arrested on Capitol Hill to accept the award in person.