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Archive for December, 2012

HAVE YOU HAD ANY FUNNY COLOURED JELLY BALLS FALL FROM THE SKY AND WANT TO KNOW WHY

PURPLED COLOURED JELLY BALLS COME FROM THE SKY IN WA Andrew Dedman found these purple grape-like balls in his Wattle Grove garden. A Wattle Grove father has been perplexed by a mystery that appears to have spanned the globe – the appearance of “blue balls” in the garden or in his case, purple balls. The […]

December 31st, 2012
Topic: STRANGE WIERD ODD, WEATHER Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

ROBOTS ON FARMS ARE A REALITY

AUTOMATIC FARMS ARE ALMOST A REALITY AS THIS SHOWS The idea of an automated farm has probably been around since rural electrification started in the early 20th century. Replacing back-breaking labor with robots has an obvious appeal, but so far cheap labor in many countries and the insistence of agriculture on being so darn rural […]

December 20th, 2012
Topic: ROBOTS AUTOMATION Tags: , , , , ,

AUSTRALIAN CAR RACING FACILITIES AT PHILLIP ISLAND UPGRADED WITH A $3M PLUS FACELIFT

MULTIMILLION DOLLAR FACELIFT FOR CAR RACING FACILITIES AT PHILLIP ISLAND RACING CIRCUIT AUSTRALIA Australia’s motorsport mecca is in the midst of its first major facelift in 14 years, with the island’s hallowed 4.4 km (2.7 mile) race circuit being treated this week to a $3 million resurface to create the smoothest, fastest race track in […]

December 20th, 2012
Topic: SPORTS & RACING Tags: , , , , , ,

CHINA DEVOURING COAL RICH AUSTRALIAN PROPERTIES FROM CASH STRAPPED FARMERS

FARMERS IN AUSTRALIA SELL THEIR C OAL RICH PROPERTIES TO CHINA Farmers beset by onerous business conditions in Australia are selling their coal-rich pastoral estates – some of which have been in family hands for generations – to Chinese energy companies for unprecedented returns. Newser reports that China’s economic ascent has spurred a search by […]

December 18th, 2012
Topic: CHINA, MINING OIL GAS, Money & Investments Tags: , , , , , ,

VIDEO FOOTAGE OF SLAUGHTERHOUSES IN ACTION IN THE USA

THE TRUTH BEHIND ANIMAL USA FOOD SLAUGHTERHOUSES THROUGH A VEGANS EYES IN THIS VIDEO Sourced & published by Henry Sapiecha

December 11th, 2012
Topic: AQUACULTURE, Cattle, CRUELTY TORTURE, FOOD DRINK, Pigs, Poultry, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , , ,

CATTLE SLAUGHTER IN ISRAEL SHOWS SEVERE CRUELTY

Australian Broadcasting Corporation Broadcast: 11/12/2012 Reporter: Conor Duffy Video of Australian cattle being abused at an Israeli abattoir has prompted questions of our live export system given the abattoir was given the all clear in an audit for an Australian exporter two months before the video was taken. Transcript CHRIS UHLMANN, PRESENTER: Shocking new video […]

December 11th, 2012
Topic: Cattle, CRUELTY TORTURE, VIDEOS AUDIOS Tags: , , , ,

EXPOSURE OF A COW KILLING A MAN IN PALESTINE

THE COW KILLS THE MAN IN PALESTINE GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A Gaza health official says a panicking cow killed a Palestinian man who was trying slaughter the beast during the Muslim celebration of Eid al-Adha (Feast of the Sacrifice). Muslims around the world slaughter sheep, cows and goats during the four-day holiday […]

December 11th, 2012
Topic: Cattle, CRUELTY TORTURE, IMPORT EXPORT, LIVE EXPORTS Tags: , , , , , , , ,

POSSIBLE NEW $10M COAL PORT TO BE BUILT NEAR MACKAY IN QUEENSLAND AUSTRALIA

— Construction of new Dudgeon Point coal port could begin in 2013 — Adani, unit of Brookfield Asset Management allocated land for terminals — Terminals to have combined export capacity of up to 180 mln tons a year (Adds development at Abbot Point in 2nd paragraph, possible timing of construction in 8th paragraph, Adani’s investments […]

December 4th, 2012
Topic: DEVELOPMENTS PROJECTS, GOVERNMENT, MINING OIL GAS, Money & Investments, RESOURCES MINERALS, SALES IMPORT EXPORT Tags: , , , , ,