As we are experiencing a cold season that seems to produce massive Arctic blasts that cover most of the country in frigid temperatures, it’s a good time to look at some simple ways to stay warm. For those who live in the north, cold winters are nothing new, and adapting is almost second nature. However,
The number of older Australians receiving benefits from the government is rising rapidly, raising fresh concerns about the Turnbull government’s plan to cut unemployment benefits. New figures from the Department of Social Services show there are now 241,000 people in their 50s and 60s collecting Newstart – up by more than 40,000 in just two years
It’s unlikely you’ll have had time to read the 250-plus pages of legislation plus that 400-plus-page explanatory statement that details the Government’s $6.3 billion ‘omnibus’ savings bill, which was passed in the Lower House on September 14. There are 20 cost-cutting measures, and while it’s great for those who are worried about Australia’s growing debt
Earth is Running Out of Fresh Water The NASA GRACE satellite system has been studying the Earth’s aquifer system and it’s official: we’re screwed! We’re taking out more than Mother Nature is putting back in and most of it is evaporating or getting dumped into the oceans. GRACE has been studying the shift in the
My family loves cheese! We use it in so much food we make and just to snack on. The thought of only having powdered cheese in our long term food storage just sounds so…. Blah! So when I learned that you can wax cheese and it can last for years, I was totally on board!
Let me preface this brief writing by saying that I very much appreciate the many, many articles I have read on prepping, and have often found myself humbled by the insights and awareness of the authors.I do, however, believe that there is a major deficiency in the whole philosophy of prepping. The fundamental failure, I