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The Flu Shot Is 36 Percent Effective This Year

After a few months of hand-wringing over the flu vaccine’s 10 percent effectiveness against one strain of flu in Australia, we finally have a number for how it’s doing in the US this season. It’s 36 percent effective at preventing flu among people in general, and 59 percent effective in children under 8. These numbers……

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Australia hasn't had a fatal mass shooting since 1996. Here's what it did

Its prime minister worried Australia “would go down the American path so far as the possession of firearms.” It didn’t.           http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/526564298/0/usatoday-newstopstories~Australia-hasnapost-had-a-fatal-mass-shooting-since-Hereaposs-what-it-did/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

Australia hasn't had a fatal mass shooting since 1996. Here's what it did

Its prime minister worried Australia “would go down the American path so far as the possession of firearms.” It didn’t.           http://rssfeeds.usatoday.com/~/526564298/0/usatoday-newstopstories~Australia-hasnapost-had-a-fatal-mass-shooting-since-Hereaposs-what-it-did/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

People are mesmerised by this snake’s elegant movement along a fence

Snakes move in mysterious ways, but perhaps not always as mesmerisingly as this. A video posted on the Facebook page of Bangor Vineyard Shed in Australia shows a Tasmanian tiger snake trying to navigate a thin fence line, which looks to be pretty challenging. SEE ALSO: Snake slithers into a Gryffindor backpack, seriously “I guess…

Google’s Pixel Buds are now available in the UK, Australia, and Germany

Google’s Pixel Buds were only available in the US and Canada when they first launched last fall, and now they’re making their way to Australia, Germany, and the United Kingdom, via Android Police. As noted in our review, they’re not the best wireless headphones out there, although the Google Assistant integration is still top notch,…

How the U.S. Courts Website Unwittingly Became a Cryptocurrency Miner

Official websites across many countries, including the U.S., the U.K., and Australia, were unwittingly drawn into a cryptocurrency-mining scheme that quietly hijacked the computers of people who visited those sites. The affected websites included those for the United States Courts, the U.K.’s National Health Service (NHS) and Information Commissioner’s Office (the British privacy regulator), and…

Hey, Australia and New Zealand, I’m coming to visit you!

I’m about to embark on a tour of Australia and New Zealand to support my novel Walkaway, with stops in Perth, Melbourne, Sydney, Adelaide, and Wellington! I really hope you’ll come out and say hello! (more…) Cory Doctorow Hey, Australia and New Zealand, I’m coming to visit you! www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health…

Thai golfer takes Perth lead, Westwood fails to qualify

PERTH, Australia (AP) Thailand’s Prom Meesawat took a two-stroke lead after three rounds with a 5-under 67 while England’s Lee Westwood went from a tie for first place to being out of the World Super 6 tournament. https://www.foxsports.com/golf/story/thai-golfer-takes-perth-lead-westwood-fails-to-qualify-021018 www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

Two New Renewable Energy Projects Will Join Tesla’s Mega Battery in Australia

Water and Sun Telsa is about to get some help in transitioning South Australia to a future powered by clean energy. The company’s mega battery will soon be joined by a pumped hydro storage project out of a former quarry in Highbury and a new solar installation complete with its own battery system, which will…

New Apple store dubbed ‘Pizza Hut pagoda’ in backlash over its design

Apple’s sleek glass and metal constructed stores are oft-admired around the world. It’s not quite the case in Melbourne, Australia, where a proposed global flagship store in the city’s Federation Square has been the subject of controversy since it was announced in December. SEE ALSO: Here’s how you’ll be able to see if your iPhone’s…

Wonderful Residence Filled With Natural Light Year-Round

Carlton Terrace is a private residence designed by Windust Architects x Interiors, an architectural firm based in South Melbourne, Australia. The home, with four bedrooms and two bathrooms, covers a total ground area of just a little over 200 square meters, and was completed in 2017. It is located, as its name suggests, in Carlton,…

Tesla’s big battery is undercutting Australia’s energy cartels

When Tesla installed the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in South Australia last year, it came with the promise that it would revolutionize the way electricity is produced, stored and sold in a region known for blackouts and market monopolizing…. https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/06/tesla-s-big-battery-is-undercutting-australia-s-energy-cartels/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow

Tesla Is Helping Turn South Australia Into a Vast Solar Energy Plant

South Australia is quickly becoming one of the most ambitious renewable energy hubs in the world. After arriving on the scene late last year when billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk helped the Australian state install the world’s largest lithium-ion battery in just a matter of weeks, on Sunday the government announced… Read more… Ari Phillips https://earther.com/tesla-is-helping-turn-south-australia-into-a-vast-solar-1822724739…

Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant

South Australia has once again teamed up with Tesla for a solution to their energy needs, this time to create a network of houses installed with solar power panels and batteries to create a renewable power grid. The post Tesla and Australia will turn 50,000 homes into a virtual solar power plant appeared first on…

Tesla Strikes Deal to Give 50,000 Australian Homes Solar Power

The state government of South Australia announced Sunday that it had struck a deal with Tesla to install as many as 50,000 solar-power systems on homes, at no cost to residents. The system would include both solar panels and Tesla Powerwall batteries, and would become part of a decentralized electric grid managed by software. The…

Tesla will create ‘virtual power plant’ with 50,000 Australian homes

Tesla isn’t done bolstering Australia’s power grid just because its giant battery farm is up and running. South Australia premier Jay Weatherill has unveiled a partnership that will provide 5kW solar panels and Tesla Powerwall 2 batteries to “at lea… https://www.engadget.com/2018/02/04/tesla-creates-virtual-power-plant-with-50000-australian-homes/ www.big4all.org #news #info #photo #pictures #world #health #sport #business #gadgets #space #nature #social #follow