Posts tagged ‘australia’

Two Cycling Innovations for Greener Cities

I recently read about a couple of interesting bike-related innovations. The first, via Mark Evans, is Bixi Bicycles. They’re a Montreal-based commuting bike rental service, kind…

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A Cogent Explanation of the US Electoral Process

From an Australian version of This Hour Has 22 Minutes, here’s an amusing take on how Americans choose their presidential nominees: The female satirist is working…

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Compact Fluorescent Light Bulbs…

There’s a lot of talk, these days, about compact fluorescent lights. Australia, for example, has taken the impressive step of banning traditional incandescent light bulbs. In…

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Well, I’m off to Melbourne

Being a devoted Buffy fan, I was right chuffed to hear that Melbourne University is holding a symposium on all things Buffness. It’s truly a pop culture touchstone,…

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