"The earth is made up entirely of protons, neutrons, electrons and morons"
“I will not be another flower, picked for my beauty and left to die. I will be wild, difficult to find, and impossible to forget.”
LAST CHANCE. SEE IT BEFORE IT SHRINKS… SAID THE BISHOP TO THE ACTRESS: March 20 worm moon: How to see last supermoon of 2019 on spring equinox
Switching over to a four-day working week
The Guardian, 12 March 2019. There is mounting political interest in the idea that working less could deliver higher productivity and better balance between life and work. Companies in the UK & NZ have found that employees experience a range of benefits while some have reported higher productivity
We’re Trying To Teach People That Failure Is Just An Opportunity To Improve. But What If It Isn’t?
Creepy horror director haunts Pessl's 'Night Film'
Taking Laughter Seriously at the Supreme Court. 'Laughter Is a Blood Sport' at the Supreme Court, Scholars Say in ...
How open is your government? Find out. : “Each state has its own laws about making documents, data and other records accessible to the public. There are also separate public records laws for the federal agencies, the District of Columbia, and territories such as Guam, Puerto Rico and the Virgin Islands. MuckRock tracks how states impose exemptions that allow them to withhold records; how quickly each state responds; and other factors affecting government transparency. The data in this interactive database is drawn from MuckRock’s database and from work by Miranda Spivack, an independent journalist, who developed data on open government in collaboration with the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, students at Marquette University’s Diederich College of Communication and Reveal from The Center for Investigative Reporting. View the original version of this visualization at the Journal Sentinel. Click on any jurisdiction to learn more about its laws, and let us know what data you’d like to see us start tracking or if you see something that needs updating…”
ATO closing the gap on multinational tax avoidance - report that a special tax avoidance taskforce run by the ATO has recouped more than $8b from foreign-owned multinationals
Negative gearing: Indian couple says tax break leads to "lazy" investment - article that the tax break may lead to "lazy" investment that could otherwise be used more productively in the economy
Chris Bowen explains his franking plan - article on the Labor's proposal to abolish cash refunds for franking credits