Queenstown: Chocolate coated fun – Travel – NZ Herald News

… will turn chocolate likers into chocolate lovers. Koko Black, a boutique chocolate company from Australia, opened its first offshore chocolate salon in Queenstown late last year. Owner and founder Shane Yardley chose the picturesque location for a number of reasons. To continue reading this article, please click on the link below: Source: Queenstown: Chocolate coated fun – Travel – NZ Herald News …

Graphene Manufactured Using Tea Tree Extract Paving Way For Cheaper Method: Study

… Kevlar in bulletproof vests, and has uses in solar cells, electrical circuits and medicine — has been manufactured from several materials including plastic, cockroaches, Girl Scout cookies and dog feces. While it can be grown from any source of carbon, the challenge has been to find one that is reasonably cheap, sustainable and scalable. A team of scientists from James Cook University in Queensland, Australia, and collaborators from institutions in Australia, Singapore, Japan and the …

Cuppas with Coppers: Brisbane police connect with communities through cups of tea – ABC News (Australian Broadcasting Corporation)

… the coffees and pulling out chairs at local cafes for local residents, particularly from Asian and African backgrounds, in an effort to pass on essential information and advice. The program Cuppas with Coppers allows police time to sit down with locals to talk about everyday issues, as well as offer support if needed. Acting Inspector Steven Newland said for many of the residents it was the first time they have spoken to the police since moving to Australia. “Having coffee with the local …

Your tea addiction may actually be strengthening your bones – Quartz

… Nutrition found. (BMD is a measure of calcium and other minerals in bones, and is a common measure of bone health, an indicator of osteoporosis, and a gauge for the risk of a bone fracture.) The researchers reviewed epidemiological studies from all over the world, finding a correlation between tea consumption and higher BMD in postmenopausal women in Canada and England, as well as women in Taiwan, Iran, Japan, and Australia. The study in England, for example, found that the postmenopausal women …

Scientists are making people jog for 3D-printed chocolate rewards

… Mashable Australia, as well as explore new ways to represent corporeal data. The subject’s daily exercise data will be tracked, and each evening, chocolate will be printed on the EdiPulse 3D printer reflecting the energy they expended over the entire day. If the user is on track with his fitness goal, for example, he will get a smiley face printed. If he is sedentary, he will get a frowny face. Flowers and messages such as “Well done, Mate!” can also be printed. “We think …