“First they bought up our baby formula, next it was vitamins, now the millions back home have their eyes on Australia’s fresh food – and they’re sending in their shoppers.”
Proponents of the new saleyards at Yass say sheep and cattle sales will begin within the year – ABC Rural (Australian Broadcasting Corporation) Link
Blueberries harvested at Inverness. Normally blueberries would be considered a weed. However, when they are in season, it is possible to take advantage of the fruits which have an extremely high antioxidant content (1,2). At present, they are worth $31.90 per kg at the supermarket.
(1) Best Berries | NutritionFacts.org. 2016. Accessed January 23. (See Link).
(2) Carlsen, Monica H, Bente L Halvorsen, Kari Holte, Siv K Bøhn, Steinar Dragland, Laura Sampson, Carol Willey, et al. 2010. “The Total Antioxidant Content of More than 3100 Foods, Beverages, Spices, Herbs and Supplements Used Worldwide.” Nutrition Journal 9 (January): 3. doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-3.
“We Don’t See Things As They Are, We See Them As We Are”
In an article in MacWorld (1), Elon Musk was quoted as saying that Apples Project Titan was an “open secret … It’s pretty hard to hide something if you hire over a thousand engineers to do it.”
Personally, I believe that environmentally friendly, point to point transport, will be the future of modern transit systems. This is not to say that mass transit systems do not have a role. We just need to keep in mind their practical limitations. Ever tried to do the family shopping by train?
- Raymundo, Oscar, ‘Tesla CEO Elon Musk on the Apple Car: “It Will Expand the Industry” | Macworld’, Macworld (Macworld, 2016) <Macworld> [accessed 12 January 2016]