Monthly Archives: July 2017

This weeks links (2017-07-31)

In brief: * Snakebites are rarer than you think, but if you collapse, CPR can save your life (2017-Jul-31) [The Conversation] ❝ In other words, we found basic first aid before people reached hospital, of which bystander CPR is one, … Continue reading

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This weekend – The Southern Delta Aquariids

This weekend 29th – 30th July 2017, is the peek time for viewing the Delta Aquariids meteor shower with an expected 15-20 meteors an hour. As the moon will set at 11:43pm on Saturday night (Melbourne), a midnight viewing looking … Continue reading

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Dirty Girls Adventure Film Tour 2017 (YouTube Reprise)

Brought to you by the same people who bring the Banff Mountain Film Festival and Radical Reels to Australia. Born out of a desire to showcase strong, inspirational, adventurous women, the Dirty Girls Adventure Film Tour presents a carefully curated … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2017-07-24)

In brief: * 10 Adventures You Can Take On In a Weekend [Men’s Journal] Running: * Motivational Posters For Ultrarunners (2017-Jul-17) [Semi-Rad] Cycling: * The Transcontinental : The autonomous bike race across Europe. RACE BEGINS: FRIDAY 28th JULY 2017 // … Continue reading

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Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing (Nov 2016)

1.) CISCO WebEx 2.) Microsoft Skype 3.) Adobe Connect 4.) Zoom [1] Magic Quadrant for Web Conferencing [Gartner] Published: 10 November 2016 https://www.gartner.com/doc/reprints?id=1-3LPJBCL&ct=161110&st=sb

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Wednesday WIN (2017-Jul-19)

* Salomon TV: Remi * Scafell Sky Race

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Mission Run: Lake Mountain

Lake Mountain Lake Mountain – Gerratys Car Park c. 1h 38m (96km) from Eltham Proposed date: Sunday 13th August 2017 After discussions on Saturday / Sunday, it is probably worth having a Snow Shoeing day at Lake Mountain as an … Continue reading

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This weeks links (2017-07-17)

In brief: * Helicopter or lawnmower? Modern parenting styles can get in the way of raising well-balanced children (2017-Jul-19) [The Conversation] Allowing children freedom to take appropriate risks through outdoor play is essential for their development. Risky play does not … Continue reading

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Doctor Who – Meet the Thirteenth Doctor

Jodie Whittaker has been announced as the Thirteenth Doctor. The identity of the new Doctor was revealed exclusively on BBC One and on social media around the world after the Men’s Wimbledon Final on Sunday 16th July. She will be … Continue reading

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D&D 5e : Season 7

Our irregular group of gamers “have sword, will travel …” is a D&D5e campaign set on the Sword Coast in the Forgotten Realms. Tomb of Annihilation Season 7: Tomb of Annihilation The talk of the streets and taverns has all … Continue reading

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