Archive for January, 2018

A new robot maid from Aelous can mop, tidy, and even fetch you drinks

A very clever robot unveiled at the annual consumer electronics expo in Las Vegas has brought humanity one step closer to either a delightful futuristic wonderland of household ease, or a kind of terrible dystopian future, depending your perspective.
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Our salvation from housework comes in the form of San Francisco company Aeolus’ Robot – it’s yet to be officially named – an … Read the full post »

7 Everyday Steps to an Environmentally Friendly Home

Has the news that Victoria is to become the next state to ban single-use plastic bags got you thinking about being greener at home? Single-use bags are already banned in South Australia, Tasmania, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory, with bans in Western Australia and Queensland due to come into effect next year. Coles and Woolworths are phasing out bags, with a plan for the changeover to be … Read the full post »

How to keep your property new year’s resolutions for 2018

New year’s resolutions are notoriously difficult to keep. In fact, research suggests only 9 per cent of people actually keep theirs.

When it comes to property, clearly defined goals, such as saving for a deposit or buying a first home, are easy to set. With planning and perseverance, you’re more likely to achieve them in 2018.

1. Saving for a house deposit

Managing the cost of living and still putting aside a … Read the full post »