Monthly Archives: May 2015

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Will the Aussie Dollar Keep Rising?

May 18th, 2015

After dropping into low US75c territory for the first time in six years, the Aussie dollar has had somewhat of a resurgence in recent weeks. The local currency reached a four-month high of US81.63c in recent days, and is now sitting just above US80c as it decides which way to turn next. Will the dollar continue to rise against the […]

Gardening During the Colder Months

May 18th, 2015

Gardening during winter can be challenging, with many plants – and gardeners – struggling with frosty mornings and cold overnight temperatures. The colder months can be an incredibly productive time, however, with lots of plants still active and plenty of preparation work to do before the warm weather kicks in. From vegetable and herb gardens through to flowering plants and […]

Australia's Most Affordable Suburbs

May 18th, 2015

Affordable property does exist in Australia’s capital cities, you just have to know where to look. While house prices continue to rise across the country and first home buyers are under more pressure than ever, there are affordable options available in every Australian state. CoreLogic RP Data recently analysed property prices around the country in April to reveal the cheapest […]

Links Found Between Fat Tissue and Brain Function

May 7th, 2015

The fat in our bodies has a direct influence on the energy levels in our brain, with fat tissue found to communicate directly with the hypothalamus as the brain responds to food scarcity. New research published in the journal Cell Metabolism from the Washington University School of Medicine suggests there is an optimal amount of body fat, helping to explain […]

World's Strangest Festivals

May 7th, 2015

Humans have always celebrated special events and traditions, with festivals held around the world to mark religious holidays and provide entertainment for the masses. With the advent of modernity, however, festivals have become homogeneous and over commercialised. If you’re bored with the same old music and cultural festivals, maybe you should look outside the box at some of the stranger […]