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On front line of trade, EU ports fear overnight Brexit…

On front line of trade, EU ports fear overnight Brexit…

On front line of trade, EU ports fear overnight Brexit chaos ZEEBRUGGE, Belgium (AP) - With arms flailing and raised voices, a shipping manager and a customs chief in the Belgian port of Zeebrugge talk through all the things that could go wrong if the Brexit talks fail. Trucks backed up for miles on the…
Relationship expert reveals how to deal with your husband’s mid-life crisis

Relationship expert reveals how to deal with your husband’s mid-life crisis

How to deal with your husband’s mid-life crisis: FIVE simple ways to save your marriage – from setting boundaries to dealing with an affair Your husband isn’t acting like himself, with mood swings, mutterings about 'growing apart' and perhaps even a shiny new sports car.So what is going on? These are among the telltale signs…
Xiaomi’s Mi 8 Pro looks like an iPhone X with an in-display fingerprint sensor

Xiaomi’s Mi 8 Pro looks like an iPhone X with an in-display fingerprint sensor

Xiaomi continues to expand its Mi 8 phone lineup. Today, the company announced the new Mi 8 Pro and Mi 8 Lite. In China, they’re known as the Mi 8 Screen Fingerprint and the Mi 8 Youth Edition, respectively. The Pro is definitely the more interesting device, as it includes a built-in fingerprint sensor beneath…
The future of search-and-rescue robots might be centaur, not human

The future of search-and-rescue robots might be centaur, not human

What has six legs, four wheels, and two karate-chopping hands? Why, it’s Centauro — a new search-and-rescue robot built by researchers from the Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia. Centauro is the latest experiment by scientists to find the most adaptable and useful body-shape for robots designed to help in disasters. Usually, these machines are built like…
Place making: The simple idea behind giant games and adult playgrounds

Place making: The simple idea behind giant games and adult playgrounds

Posted July 08, 2018 08:00:25 In the world of place making, walkability is paramount and children are described as "fantastic binding agents".Dean Cracknell admits it's a wafty term but a simple idea."[Place making] is like if you imagine moving into a new home, the whole house is empty and you walk in and work out…
Chinese internet users employ the blockchain to share a censored news article

Chinese internet users employ the blockchain to share a censored news article

Chinese netizens have turned to blockchain to share a censored news story about faulty vaccines given to small babies. Their efforts to repost an investigative piece about a large vaccine maker were largely thwarted by internet monitors, but by sticking the story within the metadata of a cryptocurrency transaction, netizens have been able to outsmart…
‘People assume it’s Australian’: Do you know where your seafood comes from?

‘People assume it’s Australian’: Do you know where your seafood comes from?

Updated June 30, 2018 13:59:04 Australian produce dominates the menu at Barangaroo House in Sydney — and that's just how chef Cory Campbell likes it."We have people coming from overseas who have heard of [Australian Barramundi] and it's something we can really showcase, because it is an icon," he said."People come to Australia and they…
Farmer in drought turns to watermelon to feed hungry cattle

Farmer in drought turns to watermelon to feed hungry cattle

Posted July 17, 2018 00:05:22 As the drought conditions across the east of Australia lead to a tripling in the cost of hay, one farmer has turned to watermelon as a supplement to feed his cattle. Key points:A NSW farmer is supplementing his cattle's diets with watermelonIt comes as farmers across NSW are being forced…
Coles drops imported honey from shelves

Coles drops imported honey from shelves

Shoppers in Coles have one less choice to make when shopping for honey as the supermarket giant has dropped the Allowrie brand of honey, which is produced from mostly imported product by Australian company Capilano Honey.The Allowrie brand is made from up to 70 per cent imported honey from countries including China, Argentina and Mexico.The…
Longman voters fire up at Prime Minister and LNP candidate during pub visit

Longman voters fire up at Prime Minister and LNP candidate during pub visit

Updated July 27, 2018 17:18:52 Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull and LNP Longman candidate Trevor "Big Trev" Ruthenberg have felt the heat while campaigning in the Queensland seat of Longman after being confronted by voters at a hotel at Sandstone Point. The voters fired up at the Prime Minister over penalty rate cuts and the ABC,…