Monthly Archives: October 2012

scrapped, taxed, scrapped, broken, scrapped, taxed etc. …

Broken promises made by Gillard before the last election and more: Labor changes mind after 1000 die, Gillard no longers promises her surplus.

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New Australian lizard discovery

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
From AAP news agency: Fears for lizard species discovered in WA October 29, 2012 12:38PM A NEW species of lizard has been discovered in sand dunes outside Perth but scientists fear it faces…

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They’re Back – NINO3.4 Sea Surface Temperature Anomalies are Back above the Threshold of El Niño Conditions

Originally posted on Bob Tisdale – Climate Observations:
This post will also serve as the PRELIMINARY October 2012 Sea Surface Temperature Anomaly Update. Note: As many of you are aware, I’m away from home, visiting family. Just my luck to…

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Albino humpback whale off Svalbard

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog: This video says about itself: 15 November 2012 Extremely Rare White Whale Spotted Off The Coast Of Spitsbergen From Wildlife Extra: Albino Humpback whale seen off Svalbard White Humpback whale off Spitzbergen…

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Music from Australia – Lenka

Originally posted on World Music – the Music Journey:
Lenka, born in 1978, is an australian singer, living in the US.  Here’s her nice single “Trouble is a friend”:

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Cetiosaurus, Jurassic sauropod dinosaur

Originally posted on Dear Kitty. Some blog:
From Dinosaur Tracking blog: October 29, 2012 C is for Cetiosaurus Sauropods were magnificent dinosaurs. These long-necked, small-headed titans were unlike anything that has evolved before or since, and they were so strange…

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Much Ado About Michael Mann the Climatology Courtroom Perjurer

Originally posted on johnosullivan:
Three days on and it is finally beginning to dawn on his supporters that Michael Mann has been monumentally caught out committing perjury in two lawsuits in which he has filed untrue statements claiming to be…

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The AWU Scandal – Piece by piece the protection of lies is dissolving – Michael Smith News

Originally posted on Cranky Old Crow:
From the comments … Given that the AWU already had an incorporated election fund association, why didn’t the officials just copy the rules of this body and give it a different name? No lawyer…

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The hardest EASIEST ID Challenge in like ever!

Originally posted on Beetles In The Bush:
This is not only the hardest ID Challenge I have ever posted, it is probably the hardest one anyone has EVER posted. I’m not going to ask for order or family because they’re so…

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Karolygate at University of Melbourne … Lewandowski at University of Western Australia

Australian science has now become under increasing international scrutiny following the Lewandowski and ‘Gergisgate‘ scandals, with a number of e-mails being released under FOI. Increasingly entertaining, Professor Bunyip is on to it with a series of posts that put it … Continue reading

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