5 Reasons to Eat More Beans | Rodale News

We’re bean lovers! Nanna grows her own. Why beans should be a part of any family’s diet – The Heart Healer: Navy Beans “Beans, beans they’re good for your heart.” When they came up with this song, they must have been thinking of navy beans. Navy beans have the most cholesterol-clobbering fiber of any bean […]

Get Involved with Landcare Queensland

We love Landcare! They do a wonderful job. If you’re in the area and want to get involved, read up on what they do and how you can get stuck in – Landcare is a national network of over 4,000 locally-based community groups who care for our country. These groups care for our land and […]

2013 was hottest year on record in Australia, Bureau of Meteorology says – ABC News

We believe it! It’s been sweltering (though we get the benefit of cooler mountain air!). Global warming? No doubt in our minds at all! – Australia has just sweltered through its hottest year on record, according to the Bureau of Meteorology.Average temperatures were 1.20 degrees Celsius above the long-term average of 21.8C, breaking the previous […]

Zebra stripes mystery ‘explained’ – BBC News

Go University of Queensland! No zebras over here, but a brilliant new theory for why their stripes exist – Zebras’ bold stripes protect the animals by masking their movements, according to a study. The conspicuous colours do not blend in to the background and scientists have theorised they developed to dazzle predators. Using computer models, […]