French waitress drags huge lizard out of Australian restaurant Telegraph
Male models in ‘right place at the right time’ to pull teens to safety from frozen Central Park pond
Photo: Great gray owl goes hunting TreeHugger
We think we know all about the world. But we don't. That's why it's pretty surprising to learn that there may be a new continent underneath New Zealand
This in a letter to her editor at Macmillan, Richard Garnett,
'It worried me terribly when you told me I was only an amateur writer and I asked myself, how many books do you have to write and how many semi-colons do you have to discard before you lose your amateur status?'
'The TLS was also very kind to The Bookshop and said it was a novella in the tradition of Henry James, not a selling point perhaps.'
MALE PRIVILEGE: Women’s life expectancy on track to hit 90 in some nations. “The men who could look forward to the longest lives in 2015 were in Switzerland, Iceland and Australia — all within a few decimal points of an 81 year lifespan.” Women eat more butter ...
Cooking with butter may be more heart-healthy than vegetable oil: Study
An algae that survived two years in outer space may hold the secret to growing food on Mars and Maroubra Mahon pool ...
Opal card data turns up surprise for Sydneysiders wanting 30-minute commute
…Rolling Down the River C'mon back to the raft with Huck and Jim
NATURAL ANTIOXIDANT could prevent liver disease. I’ve been taking PQQ for a couple of months for its reported cardiac benefits. This is a plus. It’s cheap. I take it with NAC, and, of course, CoQ10. The CoQ10, by the way, is the supplement that seems to have the biggest impact. Everyone I’ve gotten to try it, from the Insta-Wife and Insta-Daughter to my younger brother says they have noticeably better energy levels with it.