In the UK every TV must be covered with a TV license by the government to allow someone to watch or record content and to watch BBC on iPlayer or any device. Thus, the government is able to tell how many people have TVs and how many TVs of each kind of still around. Weirdly, this revealed that despite half of the UK’s TVs having … Continue reading FFF – Black and White TV still reigns
Over the last few days, as the Racing Season has picked up, I’ve noticed gambling ads frequenting before YouTube videos, on the sidelines of articles and floating near the top of a page. For all I know, one may appear on this very article! After being told to “lift my game” by BetEasy for about the 30th time in 3 hours, I decided enough was enough, … Continue reading Gambling Ads
We fight God when our Social System dooms the brilliant clever child of a poor man to the same level as his father” – John Fisher Continue reading Equal Opportunity
Climate Change is my main area of concern at the moment, and frankly, the removal of Malcolm Turnbull, the renunciation of the IPCC report by the environment minister, and the complete fear of the party to instigate any policy on this front (as seen by the death of the NEG) are making me consider voting against my own party this coming election. Continue reading Liberals Need to Wake Up
For decades the involvement of the public directly within political parties has been decreasing. More and more is the membership base falling on party hacks, lifetime members and those with more extreme views. These days the major parties have around 40,000 members each. For comparison, the MCC has a waiting list of 225,000 people. This is creating many issues for the parties; however, I am … Continue reading The Damage of Dwindling Party Membership
Each year in Saudi Arabia, King Abdulaziz runs an annual Camel Festival, a celebration and showcase of everything camel, featuring 30,000 camels over an entire month! The main attraction of the festival is the “Miss Camel” beauty contest, with a prize of 20 million Riyal ($7.22m AUD) for the winning camel. This has pushed some camel owners to consider cheating as a way to secure the … Continue reading FFF – Camel Beauty Competition Cheaters!
Did you know that the City of Melbourne has its own flag? Me neither, and I think it is because it’s one of most misdesigned flags. For those who have never seen it before, it looks like this: It is made up of four quadrants, separated by the cross of Saint George, with the Royal Crown in the middle to symbolise the monarchy. In the … Continue reading FFF – The City of Melbourne Has a Flag