America is Regressing into a Developing Nation for Most People

Income and wealth inequality is accelerating in all Western nations. It's certainly not a new phenomenon since wealth - and power - has been...




Eastern Brown Snake

You don’t die from a snakebite… you die from a lack of treatment!

Think Australia. Think animal. Most of us would immediately visualize a kangaroo, wallaby, koala are even those cute living bulldozers called wombats.  After all,...
Cats are born killers and they are killing a million birds a day here in Australia!

Cats are killing a million birds a day in Australia!

There are around 3.3 million pet cats in Australia. For every one of them, there are FIVE feral cats wreaking destruction on our wildlife!...
Our pores are self-cleaning. Are you helping or hindering them?

Do we really need to clear out our skin pores?

In common with many teenagers, I faced the anguish and insecurities of acne and blackheads. I rubbed and scrubbed, scraped and squeezed, all to...




COTH in the depths of winter

The Cottage on the Hill

What could this odd-shaped and many-windowed little house in the woods have possibly housed? I stood in the woods on the top of the...
extinction event

Radical overhaul needed to halt Earth’s 6th great extinction event

Life has existed on Earth for roughly 3.7 billion years. During that time we know of five mass extinction events — dramatic episodes when...
Is national happiness the same as quality of life?

How Happy is your Country?

What's the happiest place on Earth? Although Disneyland claims to be the happiest place on the planet, the World Happiness Index says otherwise. It's Denmark,...


Robotic Surgeon Offers Hope for Prostate Cancer Patients

Are you willing to go under the knife with a robotic surgeon? A machine, a scalpel and your body? It's happening and it's generating amazing...

The Caffeine Nap!