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Is your fridge using too much electricity?
Fridges are essential appliances in modern life, but not all refrigerators are created equal.
Posted to on 29 September 2017 | with 18 comments
Aussie fruit & veg in season this winter

The stereotypical idea of winter as a time of scarcity just doesn't hold true for Australia. Temperatures may be a little lower, but we don't have to change our diets all that much.

Posted to on 26 June 2017 | with 4 comments
What powers the Large Hadron Collider?

The Large Hadron Collider at CERN is one of the greatest engineering feats of all time. It's also one of the most expensive to run, clocking up around $23.5 million in electricity costs annually as it accelerates protons close to the speed of light.

Posted to on 23 June 2017 | with 0 comments
Make the delicious Bibimbap – Korean Mixed Rice

This dish was listed as one of the world’s top 50 tastiest by CNN travel, and once you taste it you will know why. Essentially a warm rice dish topped with several ingredients and a fried but runny egg, the name literally means “mixed rice” because you mix it all together just before eating.

Posted to on 05 June 2017 | with 4 comments
Will volcanoes be the next big thing in renewable energy?

Geothermal energy is nothing new, but new science suggest we may be able to tap the energy from molten rock itself even deeper in the crust. Most geothermal energy is produced by drilling into hot rocks, circulating water and harnessing the steam, but this new technology aims to capture ‘dry steam’ at 400ºC which could produce enough energy to power 30,000 homes. Typical geothermal installations produce around 5 times less energy.

Posted to on 02 June 2017 | with 0 comments
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