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micosantos

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micosantos has written 757 posts for Style of Life

Real Grocer offers a sustainable alternative to single-use plastic bags

Australians currently use almost four billion plastic bags every year, and only around three percent of those are recycled. That leaves the vast majority to end up in landfill, or among the 8 million metric tonnes of plastic waste that finds its way into our oceans every year. Single-use plastic bags were banned in Tasmania … Continue reading

Robot shows it’s not all bending and twisting

Some slipped disc injuries might be caused by movements other than the commonly blamed bending and twisting, according to new research by South Australian engineers. It’s a finding that will lead to a better understanding of the motions that put people at greatest risk of a slipped disc and help develop more robust guidelines for … Continue reading

Internet of the Things

What is Internet of the Things? The Internet of things (IoT) is the network of physical devices, vehicles, home appliances, and other items embedded with electronics, software, sensors, actuators, and connectivity which enables these things to connect, collect and exchange data, creating opportunities for more direct integration of the physical world into computer-based systems, resulting … Continue reading

Melbourne designer Natalie Hutton wins her first international World Of Wearable Art award for her Claudia Savage label

Melbourne designer Natalie Hutton has taken home her first international accolade this weekend at the World Of Wearable Art awards in New Zealand. One of only eight Australian finalists in this year’s finals hosted at a gala event on Friday night, Natalie’s Claudia Savage was up against 148 finalists from 17 countries. Her debut piece, Echoplex – Goddess … Continue reading

World Champion, Paralympic Gold medallist Kelly Cartwright to walk in Australia’s first couture runway – Angels with Wings 2018

On October 25, for the first time in Australia, the Angels with Wings runway will open its doors to showcase haute couture, bridal couture and couture body art. The event will also be the first fashion runway to have a Paralympian model. Dressed in couture body paint by published Gold Coast artist, Tracie Eaton, cancer survivor, … Continue reading

Polio still affecting the young

October is Polio Awareness Month, with Polio SA highlighting that while many think it a disease of the past, over 400,000 Australians have had polio at some stage and, with this year’s outbreak in Papua New Guinea, it has never been more important to vaccinate our children against this debilitating disease. Polio Australia will be hosting two large … Continue reading

AFL Grand Final’s ‘Battle of the Birds’: Ultimate curtain raiser for the #AussieBirdCount

  The 2018 AFL Grand Final has become a ‘Battle of the Birds’, with thousands of Magpies and Eagles fans from across Australia expected to watch Collingwood play West Coast this Saturday live from the Melbourne Cricket Ground. With both teams linked to iconic Australian birds—the Australian Magpie with Collingwood and the Wedge-tailed Eagle with … Continue reading

Guinness World Records attempt: World’s largest LEGO® brick caravan!

Caravanning Queensland and Top Parks have come together and set their sights on the Guinness World Records books, and have attempted to create the world’s largest LEGO® brick caravan. After 10 weeks of planning, the project was created by a team of up to 20 adult fans of LEGO over a period of over 20 weeks, using … Continue reading

Shoppers dig deep to spend on Dads

Parental gift gap revealed – Aussies spend more for Father’s Day than Mother’s Day. It’s the age old question, how much is enough to spend on mum or dad? While we may not be able to answer that question, when it comes to whom we spend more on, data from Commonwealth Bank reveals dads take … Continue reading

Hey Brisbane, do you feel lucky?

From the players who brought us Strike Bowling and Holey Moley Golf Club, comes the latest grown-up playground – B. Lucky & Sons. So, call the crew and summon the tribe, YOU WILL NOT WANT TO MISS THIS! If you thought being lucky was finding a fiver on the footpath, getting a straight run on … Continue reading