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Making Tasmanian devils less Tasmanian

Thousands of years ago, Tasmanian devils roamed the mainland. Now a group of scientists argue we should re-introduce them — to help combat cats and foxes that are killing Australia’s smaller marsupials. But is it that simple? – The Science Show – ABC Radio National

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Fossil poo contains evidence Tassie devils could be returned to the Australian mainland

More than 3,000 years after the predator disappeared off the mainland, evidence of how it co-existed with other animals has been unearthed in its fossilised poo.

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Could Tassie devils help control feral cats on the mainland? Fossils say yes

The Tasmanian devil – despite its name – once roamed the mainland of Australia. Returning the devil to the mainland may not only help its threatened status but could help control invasive predators such as feral cats and foxes. The idea of returning devils to the mainland has been raised before.

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Colour Picker

Searching for that perfect colour has never been easier, use Dixon & Moe’s HTML color picker to browse millions of colours and colour harmonies.

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Dramatic Look

Just ’cause… Prairie dog says it all, everytime… to the score of the 1974 Mel Brooks film Young Frankenstein.

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Translating Client Speak Like A Pro

This cheat sheet keeps you one step ahead of the game, so you know what to do when the client…

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RAW is a project by Density Design Lab

RAW. The missing link between spreadsheets and vector graphics. Convey intricate, detailed data in a beautiful and interesting format…

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Big Girl’s Blouse

I’ve been searching for this moment of comic genius for years. Finally, inside Gary Sweet’s suite!…

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Contained

Container architecture transports all my design fantasies from a ship, in box, onto the dock of reality…

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Landshare Australia

Landshare began in the UK, launched through the River Cottage TV show, and has since grown into a thriving community of more than 57,000 growers, sharers and helpers across the country…

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Colour Blind Design

Considering those who are colour blind when designing, can be overlooked in the blink of an eye. Color Oracle is a fab tool…

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Wes Anderson’s Palette

Colour is brilliant voluminous silence, it can transport you to moment, speak words unsaid, wrap you in emotion and immerse in the elements…

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Proper moments for drinking tea

Translated in Lin Yutang’s 1937 work The Importance of Living, from a classic Chinese treatise on tea, the Chasu

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Hundreds of Exoplanets, A Handful Right for Life?

Great piece of interactive data visualisation in this National Geographic Daily News article on habitable planets…

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Why You Should Never, Ever, Ever Get A Tattoo

Chortling stuff. Home-grown logic heard a thousand times, puts it into perspective. Regrets, no regrets. >>> The Ugly Volvo…

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The Cute Show | VICE

Ummmmmmm… Don’t look at this if you have any appreciation of cute animals. Some will surprise. Even better each clip is only about 5 minutes…

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Majorité Opprimée by Eleonore Pourriat

On what seems to be just another ordinary day, a man is exposed to sexism and sexual violence in a society ruled by women…

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20 Smashing Examples Of Customized Printed Wedding Invitations

By Nancy Young. “…colors, typography, wordings, and placements…”

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A Glossary of Gestures for Critical Discussion

As observed by Jasmine Johnson and Alice May Williams…

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The Art of the Steal, Documentary (2009)

A political rhapsody, with grudges, vendettas and twists enough to tourniquet an appreciation for…

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An extract on Cocker Spaniels

From The Elegance of the Hedgehog, a novel by the French novelist and professor of philosophy Muriel Barbery… >>>

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Makinguse.com | Carlo Zapponi

Superb collection of data visualisation tools. Interactive and variable. Discover, observe and learn. Bolides is the current fav…

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24 People Who Are Really Nailing This Parenting Thing

Critical information that may help many get through the trials of parenting in the modern day…

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Feltron.com | Nicholas Felton

Design for everyday. Serious inspiration for data presentation. Analytics is an art in itself. >>> Feltron 2012 Annual Report…

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18 Ideas for Mugs

Brilliant for the late night sessions or the days you simply use all your inspiration up on design! >>> 18 Microwave Snacks You Can Cook In A Mug Thank you BuzzFeed Food

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Dog Shaming

Need a pick-me-up? Something to muse over with your 3pm tea? A moment dedicated to giggling quietly at your desk? Dogshaming.com is for YOU!..

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House in Savion

Perfect sanctuary. Particularly like the angled kitchen, elongated doorways and shared bathroom layout. Private and intimate…

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Gym Accident

Let’s get physical, physical. I wanna get physical. Let’s get into physical. Let me hear your body talk, your body talk. Let me hear your body talk. [youtube height=”HEIGHT” width=”WIDTH”]http://youtu.be/gaF8jbgA_xo[/youtube]

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Pot Luck

I originally recorded this on VCR. As an avid watcher of The Late Show, eagerly awaiting “The Toilet Break,” I was introduced to the dance of Todd Rixon. An unfortunate contestant from 1987’s Pot Luck, judged by Bernard King. Who only seconds away from fame pulls a hamstring. My video of this was played so […]