Category Archives: climate change

Kindle eBook Launch ‘5 Top Mistakes People Make When They Are Buying a House

Finally after a little bit of work every day for months, loads of revisions and “that’s not what I thought I said” from the haze of pain medications because of a back injury, my latest book has arrived at Amazon … Continue reading

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House Hunting in Auckland with the Barfoot and Thompson Real Estate App

It’s been 5 years since I last looked at the Barfoot & Thompson Real Estate App. I did a brief review of it back in 2013. That version was a finalist in the Designers Institute Best Designers Award and they … Continue reading

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On Neighbors, Earthquakes and Terrorism

Yesterday I read an article called What to do in a Terrorist Attack in your Neighborhood on a website called RealEstateAgent.com. I thought why would this be relevant to me? I live in a country where the only terrorism attack … Continue reading

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Why America’s Schools Have A Money Problem

How much money a school can spend on its students still depends, in large part, on local property taxes. And many states aren’t doing much to level the field for poor kids. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.npr.org This is not … Continue reading

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Smart clothes peg pings your phone when there’s rain on the way

Peggy is a smart clothes-peg prototype that uses a number of sensors and local weather information to tell you when the washing is dry and ping you when rain’s on the way to prevent you drying the same load twice. … Continue reading

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These maps show what melting Antarctica will do to New York and cities across the U.S.

A renowned team of scientists just published a new study about sea level rise that could mean major problems for children who are living today. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.upworthy.com I live in a one in a hundred year flood … Continue reading

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‘True shocker’: Spike in global temperatures stuns scientists as warming goes into overdrive

Global temperatures leapt in February, lifting warming from pre-industrial levels to beyond 1.5 degrees, and stoking concerns about a “climat Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.theage.com.au Is it a shocker or just a continuation of what has been predicted for many … Continue reading

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