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  • For thine is the kingdom, and the power, and the glory, for ever Amen

    01/04/2018 7:12:23 AM PST · by Jedediah · 3 replies
    The Joshua Chronicles ^ | 1-4-18 | Bible
    Posthumous awareness is yours for the taking as you enter My gates of Thanksgiving and fill My courts with praise for Truly as you enter in My likeness I arise in you ! My words become yours and your words become My knowledge for you HAVE obtained The Mind of CHRIST that "IS" The Manifold Wisdom of God Himself in an eternal manner for His Glory "as" The Kingdom of ZION above all kingdoms for this is the inheritance of The Sons and Daughters of The Living GOD "YAHWEH" 8888888 EPHESIANS 3:8-11 8Though I am less than the least of...
  • Tasmania Police Officers Take Selfie With Drunk Man, Social Media Approves

    05/30/2017 1:20:11 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 8 replies
    ABC News ^ | 5/30
    The actions of two Tasmanian police officers who delivered a drunk man home and babysat him until a friend arrived have set social media alight. On Saturday night, police officers were contacted by a taxi company for help in getting a man affected by alcohol home safely. Senior Sergeant Craig Fox said when police arrived, "they found out the man's address, took him home and waited for a friend to arrive to look after him". Officers then used the man's mobile phone to take a selfie, with the inebriated man pictured giving the thumbs-up from his bed, "in the likely...
  • There is no compromise in Jesus Kingdom[charismatic Caucus]

    08/24/2016 8:26:13 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 5 replies
    There is no compromise in My Kingdom for I AM THE WORD ETERNAL therefore I AM both Provider and the lover of your soul. I know the plans I have for you and there is no need for you to compromise with the evil one for he has already been judged by me as un-righteous therefore remain in My will and in My WORD for it is your rudder and key to open each door I have set before you and it is My Spirit that moves these doors as you declare My will in your life. So come and...
  • My children die from a lack of knowledge[Charismatic Caucus]

    08/08/2016 9:59:54 AM PDT · by Jedediah · 4 replies
    Bible. Holy Spirit ^ | 8-8-16 | Bible,Jesus The Word
    My children die from a lack of knowledge from rejecting My Spirit for as My word speaks truth the denial of it grieves me and My Messenger of Truth their comforter. So do not despise the gift of prophecy or any other gift for they all come down from the Father of lights and these are all found in My Spirit of Truth and to deny Him is to deny Me as well for I and The Father are one . . . 1 Thessalonians 5:20-21 20 Do not scorn or reject gifts of prophecy or prophecies [spoken revelations-words of...
  • Prehistoric giant animals killed by man, not climate: study (Tasmania)

    08/12/2008 4:53:23 AM PDT · by decimon · 36 replies · 114+ views
    AFP ^ | Aug 12, 2008 | Madeleine Coorey
    SYDNEY (AFP) - The chance discovery of the remains of a prehistoric giant kangaroo has cast doubts on the long-held view that climate change drove it and other mega-fauna to extinction, a new study reveals. < > He said that it was likely that hunting killed off Tasmania's mega-fauna -- including the long-muzzled, 120 kilogram (264 pound) giant kangaroo, a rhinoceros-sized wombat and marsupial 'lions' which resembled leopards. < > The finding of the latest study has already been contested, with Judith Field of the University of Sydney saying the idea that humans killed the giant creatures was "in the...
  • Second form of contagious cancer found in Tasmanian devils

    12/30/2015 6:13:59 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 27 replies
    upi ^ | 12/30/2015 | Stephen Feller
    A contagious cancer, spread by biting, has decimated the population of Tasmanian devils since 1996. Researchers have now identified a second contagious cancer in eight devils, making them question how rare contagious cancer is, according to a new study. In addition to attempting to breed devils identified as immune to the disease, scientists started working on a vaccine against Devil Facial Tumor Disease earlier this year -- which they said will not be thrown off by the discovery of a second form of the cancer. The cancer, which researchers believe is spread by common biting behavior, causes tumors and lesions...
  • Rare snow in Australia as Antarctic chill sweeps eastern states

    07/18/2015 8:37:26 AM PDT · by marthemaria · 23 replies
    Temperatures have plummeted to more than 10 degrees below average in places, while Sydney has had its coldest July weather in 44 years now has fallen in parts of Australia where such falls are so rare the weather bureau does not have the tools to measure it as temperatures plunged to more than 10 degrees below average. Antarctic air pushed up through central New South Wales and on to Queensland – known as the Sunshine State – over the past week bringing on a winter cold front not seen in some parts since the mid-1980s. In Queensland, snow fell in...
  • Gentle Tasmanian devils may be key to species' survival, study shows

    04/16/2015 10:30:11 PM PDT · by Utilizer · 6 replies
    theguardian ^ | Tuesday 4 September 2012 06.41 EDT | Flora Malein
    Tasmanian devils must evolve to be less aggressive if they are to avoid becoming extinct, suggests new research. The study sheds new light on an infectious cancer threatening to wipe out the species' wild population, which only exists on the Australian island of Tasmania. The tumours caused by the devastating disease, known as devil facial tumour disease (DFTD), interfere with feeding and affected animals often starve to death. Rodrigo Hamede and his team at the University of Tasmania investigated the connection between the infection of DFTD, which is spread when one animal bites another, and the number of bites that...
  • Overnight snowfall brings teeth-rattling taste of winter to Hobart (Aus - Global Warming Alert)

    03/05/2015 6:47:15 PM PST · by Perdogg · 22 replies
    HOBARTIANS could be excused for thinking winter had come early today, waking up to a snow-capped Mt Wellington. At 8am, the temperature at the summit was a chilly minus 1.8 degrees, with the apparent temperature a teeth-rattling minus 13.2.
  • Bias against Tony Abbott is truly sickening

    02/18/2015 12:29:43 PM PST · by naturalman1975 · 15 replies
    Herald Sun (Melbourne) ^ | 19th February 2015 | Andrew Bolt
    THE ABC is trying to destroy Tony Abbott. Its bias — actually unlawful — has never been so ruthless. Even the ABC’s hand-picked reviewer had to admit this week that the ABC’s coverage of the Abbott Government’s first Budget was marred by anti-Liberal bias — and she hadn’t even looked hard. Colleen Ryan, a former Fairfax editor, had been asked by the ABC to check its reporting of the Budget in the week after it was delivered. This Budget was the country’s first and best hope of reining in Labor’s massive deficits. If it wasn’t a make-or-break moment for the...
  • Tasmania: Long-lost records confirm rising sea level

    01/23/2003 2:11:40 PM PST · by cogitator · 30 replies · 458+ views
    Space Daily ^ | January 22, 2003
    Long-Lost Records Confirm Rising Sea LevelHobart - Jan 22, 2003 The discovery of 160 year old records in the archives of the Royal Society, London, has given scientists further evidence that Australian sea levels are rising with an estimate of 16 centimeters since 1890. Observations taken at Tasmania's Port Arthur convict settlement 160 years ago by an amateur meteorologist have been compared with data from a modern tide gauge. "There is a rate of sea level rise of about 1mm a year, consistent with other Australian observations," says Dr David Pugh, from the UK's Southampton Oceanography Centre. "This is...
  • Peter Sculthorpe: Prolific Australian composer dies aged 85

    08/08/2014 10:16:19 AM PDT · by EveningStar · 4 replies
    Internationally renowned Australian composer Peter Sculthorpe, whose work was shaped by his love of the Australian landscape, has died aged 85. The Launceston-born composer passed away at Wolper Jewish Hospital in Sydney after a long illness. Sculthorpe's best-known achievement was his capacity to bring to Australians a sense of their land and history in the music of one of their own. His many remarkable compositions were strongly influenced by Asian, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander music, and centred around his deep love for Australia and its landscape.
  • Astronomy Picture of the Day -- Satellite Station and Southern Skies

    05/31/2014 4:30:02 AM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 3 replies
    NASA ^ | May 31, 2014 | (see photo credit)
    Explanation: This clear night skyscape captures the colorful glow of aurora australis, the southern lights, just outside the port city of Hobart, Tasmania, Australia, planet Earth. As if staring into the dreamlike scene, the Tasmanian Earth Resources Satellite Station poses in the center, illuminated by nearby city lights. Used to receive data from spacebased Earth observing instruments, including NASA's MODIS and SeaWiFS, the station was decommissioned in 2011 and dismantled only recently, shortly after the picture was taken on April 30. Still shining in southern skies though, the central bulge of our Milky Way galaxy and two bright satellite galaxies...
  • Giant jellyfish found on Australia beach

    02/06/2014 3:21:54 PM PST · by NormsRevenge · 32 replies
    BBC News ^ | 2/6/14 | BBC
    Scientists in Australia are working to classify a new species of giant jellyfish that washed up on a beach in Tasmania. A family found the 1.5m (5ft) jellyfish on a beach south of Hobart last month.
  • HIV on the rise in Tasmania

    11/30/2012 12:25:53 PM PST · by Morgana · 4 replies
    7news ^ | 11.30.2012 | ABC
    HIV and Aids support groups in Tasmania are concerned about an increase in infection rates. The average number of Tasmanians being diagnosed with HIV has more than doubled over the past four years to 13. Shaun Staunton from the Council on AIDS, Hepatitis and Related Diseases says up until 2008 the average was five cases a year. "So for example last year there were 15 people diagnosed so there has been quite a big jump in the last four years or so." Mr Staunton says men as young as 18 are contracting HIV and he's worried they don't understand how...
  • He's our Slumdog Millionaire (Lost for 25 Years, Man Finds Home With Google Earth)

    03/23/2012 3:17:03 PM PDT · by nickcarraway · 4 replies · 1+ views
    The Mercury ^ | March 10, 2012 | EMMA HOPE
    FROM begging in the slums of India to becoming a successful Hobart businessman, Saroo Brierley's life has taken some unexpected twists. Last week it came the full circle when he returned to India and was reunited with the family from whom he was separated 25 years ago. Mr Brierley, at the age of five, was begging at a train station in west India with his older brother. He became lost and boarded a train home. The train was going in the wrong direction. He fell asleep and woke up 10 hours later on the other side of the country. For...
  • Brighton bypass significance confirmed

    04/30/2010 8:08:40 PM PDT · by SunkenCiv · 3 replies · 184+ views
    Australian Broadcasting Corp ^ | April 26, 2010 | Robert Paton
    Archaeologists have confirmed an Aboriginal site in the path of a major Tasmanian highway contains the oldest evidence of human habitation in the southern hemisphere. About 3 million Indigenous artefacts were discovered at the Jordan River levee north of Hobart. The State Government commissioned archaeologists to examine the site after the Aboriginal community raised concerns that construction of the Brighton bypass could damage it. The site's archaeological director, Rob Paton, says the final report on the dig confirms some artefacts are about 40,000 years old. "They're stone artefacts, they're used for day to day living, cutting and sharpening. It's that...
  • Kids' sex talk leaves teachers 'helpless'

    01/31/2010 1:33:16 AM PST · by myknowledge · 17 replies · 1,095+ views
    TEACHERS are overhearing Tasmanian primary students boasting about having oral sex. Roz Madsen from the Australian Education Union (AEU) said teachers "felt helpless" at how to deal with the problem, The Mercury reported. "The students are talking about what they have done on the weekend, sexual experiences that they are having," she said. "It seems to be happening at earlier ages."
  • Tasmanian Devil Facial Cancer Origins 'Identified'

    01/03/2010 6:56:52 PM PST · by nickcarraway · 9 replies · 887+ views
    BBC ^ | 1/1/10
    Researchers believe they have identified the source of fatal tumours that threaten to wipe out the wild population of Tasmanian devils. Writing in Science, an international team of scientists suggest cells that protect nerves are the likely origin of devil facial tumour disease (DFTD). The disease is a transmissible cancer that is spread by physical contact, and quickly kills the animals. DFTD has caused the devil population to collapse by 60% in the past decade. "To look more closely at the tumours' origin, we sequenced the genes that are expressed in this devil cancer and compared them with other genes...
  • Findings on Origin of a Cancer in Tasmanian Devils (Davils hurtling toward extinction)

    12/31/2009 12:24:32 PM PST · by americanophile · 14 replies · 827+ views
    NYT ^ | December 31, 2009 | CARL ZIMMER
    The Tasmanian devil, the spaniel-size marsupial found on the Australian island of Tasmania, has been hurtling toward extinction in recent years, the victim of a bizarre and mysterious facial cancer that spreads like a plague. Now Australian scientists say they have discovered how the cancer originated. The finding, being reported Friday in the journal Science, sheds light on how cancer cells can sometimes liberate themselves from the hosts where they first emerged. On a more practical level, it also opens the door to devising vaccines that could save the Tasmanian devils. “It’s a great paper,” said Katherine Belov, a geneticist...