8 Oct NOAA Billion-Dollar Disasters Q3 update
[Out Of Control!]
Australia's 2 biggest states have abandoned COVID zero, but it's still a
long path to freedom
ABC News, 01 Sep 2021 14:56Z
Delta has proven to be a formidable foe, even against the tools that worked
to suppress outbreaks across the country last year, writes Casey Briggs. [Supposedly more restrictions went into force a couple days back.
There's been a 9pm to 5am curfew for more than a week now. But I was
sitting out on the back porch in the small hrs of the morning and
traffic on the nearby interstate seemed to be more intense than
anytime before the pandemic started. Some growing chunk of the
population is no longer co-operating].
[It Ebins Out!]
WA town forced to cart water last year records wettest winter on record
ABC Great Southern, 01 Sep 2021 09:15Z
WA's winter rainfall total was about average, but some areas that got rain
got it like they'd never had before.
Australia Post to pause parcel pick-up for 4 days with 500 staff in COVID isolation
ABC News, 01 Sep 2021 08:15Z
Australia Post will not pick up parcels from e-commerce retailers in NSW, Victoria and the ACT for 4 days beginning this weekend. The organisation
has 500 staff in COVID isolation.
[Free Govt Money!]
JobKeeper went to 1000s of companies whose turnover tripled at the
height of the COVID-19 pandemic
ABC/7.30, 01 Sep 2021 12:47Z
New data reveals nearly 20,000 companies tripled their turnover yet accrued nearly $370 mn in JobKeeper during the first 3 months of the wage
Sen. Rand Paul says `hatred of Trump' blocks research into ivermectin to
The Seattle Times, 31 Aug 2021 17:55Z
[Translation: no Trump supporter is competent to do science].
TX school district closes after 2 teachers die of COVID-19
WJW FOX 8 News Cleveland, 01 Sep 2021 09:51Z
Modern-Day UFO Sightings No One Can Explain
Newsweek, 01 Sep 2021 09:59Z
From a giant Tic Tac-shaped aircraft to an oval saucer raining metallic glitter, here are some of the world's strangest UFO ...
An accidental discovery hints at a hidden population of cosmic objects Phys.org, 31 Aug 2021 19:23Z
Ida's remains threaten once-in-a-century flood event in Northeast
CBS News, 01 Sep 2021 04:20Z
Pediatric COVID-19 hospitalizations in Florida reach record highs
WJXT News4JAX, 01 Sep 2021 0:19Z
British authorities put down Geronimo the alpaca
ABC News, 01 Sep 2021 04:19Z
Vets arrive with police to euthanase Geronimo the alpaca after his owner
loses a public battle to save him, disputing a diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.
[Gits out dem cow worming pills, maw!]
What is the Mu variant of COVID-19?
ABC News, 01 Sep 2021 05:17Z
The World Health Organization is tracking a new variant of interest as it monitors the evolution of the virus that causes COVID-19 -- it's called the
Man found dead in his unit during winter died of hypothermia
ABC News, 01 Sep 2021 05:16Z
An 80-year-old man who died in his unit in Tasmania's north last winter was found with no clothing on his upper body and had almost $70,000 in cash, a coronial investigation finds.