6 April 2021 - Exercise Doesn't Have to be Boring
As we get ready for the coming winter, it's
a great time to ingrain new health and lifestyle habits. Contrary to popular belief, exercise doesn't have to be boring. From yoga classes in front of the TV to ocean swimming and beyond, fun fitness activities help you to get off the couch and live a more productive lifestyle. Let's take a look at some novel ways to get fit in 2021, after all, fitness is so much easier when it's fun.
1 April 2021 - How Human Beings Developed Big Brains
Human beings have bigger brains than our
animal cousins, with the size and complexity of our neural network responsible for continual leaps of evolution. While multiple studies have been carried out on the human brain, new research has uncovered the actual biological switch that may be responsible for our collective growth as a species. When 'brain organoids' were grown in the lab from humans, gorillas, and chimpanzees, scientists could influence the amount of growth and complexity. It seems the human brain is more patient during the early stages of growth, which gives it more time and space to develop complexity down the track.
17 March 2021 - Property Market Booms
The Australian property market continues to boom, as buyers face a "perfect storm" of strong demand and low supply. Despite emerging from a global pandemic and economic downturn, the Sydney market has reached an all-time high and other capitals are not far behind. Property sellers are being swamped with offers, banks are welcoming new customers, and record low interest rates don't look like rising any time soon.
With new listings down and supply restrained across the board, pressure is likely to remain in the market for some time.
15 March 2021 - Interior Trends for the Coming Winter
As we head into winter, 2021, there's never
been a better time to refresh your home. While the last few months have been challenging for everyone, COVID-19 has helped to put many things into perspective. With people around the world spending more time at home, there has been an uptake in domestic energy and a renewed focus on the art of interior design. Let's take a look at some of the exciting new design trends that are ready to rock your world over the 2021 winter and beyond.
11 March 2021 - HomeBuilder Boosts Jobs
The HomeBuilder program continues to
achieve great uptake, having reached 82,000 applications and expected to top 100,000 by the end of March. This has created a pipeline of work valued at $18 billion, with economic benefits spreading well beyond the construction sector. While this payment system was designed to help people with new builds and renovations, its primary purpose was to provide new business for tradespeople who were struggling with a lack of work due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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