A Bit of History: What might have been - the Painless Rescue of the Pyramid Group
The 1999 Capital Gains Tax Changes were a Hoax
Five lots of Fees: Gravy Train Hurts Australian Investors
Choice Examples of Gobbledegook
New Housing Proposal is hopelessly flawed
United States Presidential Election 2000
Politicians love Diversions
APRA needs to lift its Game
Negative Gearing Defended
Education in Australia
The ABS Attitude to the Internet is Unfair
The Royal Mail - One Step Forward, Two Steps Back
Ethics in Politics and Business
Murderers have Double Standards
Reforming Company Tax
Public Liability Law Reform is a Disgrace
Profit is not a Dirty Word
Strong Steps Needed to Fight Inflation
Equity Demands Tax Indexation
Freedom Needs Eternal Vigilance
Time to Rethink State Taxes
Public Service Pensions Need Closer Study
Lack of Ethics and Inefficiencies in the Life Insurance Industry
Losers all Round
Charging for Propaganda
The Cost of Justice
Ensuring the Accuracy of Links
eBooks and their many Advantages
Blacklists - a worse Evil than Spam
Words having two Opposite Meanings
How to fund the Australian Health System
Using YouTube as a cost-effective Public Relations Tool
Ideas for a Business Plan
Legal Deposit and eBooks
The Board of Wal-Mart should be Sacked
McLibel: The greatest corporate Public Relations Disaster ever
Planning too far ahead can sometimes have its downside - as one couple found out to their cost.
In 1954 they had purchased a headstone and had allowed the mason to engrave it, showing the first two digits of the year of their deaths as "19".
They asked the mason what would happen if they did not die in 19-something, but he assured them that they would.
In 1999 they were both still alive and in excellent health, but the carver had been dead a long time.
Question: If each person living on earth today were given a square plot of land,
such that all plots were the same size and the division absorbed
the whole of the Australian land mass, what size would the side of each such square be?
Answer: About 35 metres.
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