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  • Untitled Post http://www.plugthingsin.com/internet/speed/latency/People often make the mistake of confusing internet speed for bandwidth. It’s not their fault, though. Internet service providers claim that their connections are as fast as 35 Mbps, or that their speeds are 20% faster than their competitors. But the truth is that your 25 Mpbs connection has little to do with speed, and more to do with how much data you can receive every second.True internet speeds comes down to a combination of bandwidth and latency. What is latency? The definition for latency is simple:Latency = delay. It’s the amount of delay (or time) it takes to send information from one point to the next. Latency is usually ...
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  • iPhone 11 Range Aussie Intel The wait is finally over. In the early hours of September 11, Apple unveiled its 2019 iPhone range to a throng of rapturous disciples. There are three new models to choose from including the long rumoured "Pro" version and Apple's first stab at an entry-level phone. Here's everything Australian customers need to know, including the prices, specifications and release date. New iPhone models Apple will be releasing three new iPhone models, each in a range of capacities. There's the entry-level iPhone 11, the iPhone 11 Pro which comes with a better camera, and the big boi option, AKA the iPhone 11 Pro Max . The iPhone 11 will come in a choice of six colours: yellow ...
    Posted 11 Sep 2019, 19:28 by Happi Mess
  • Big Screen at BHP Amphitheatre Burswood The 142sqm LED screen twice the size of that in Melbourne’s Federation Square Carrying a $2.5 million price tag, the screen is located opposite a grass sloped in the BHP Amphitheatre seating capacity for around 1000 people.  FULL STORY: Virtual tour and more Share the love join the best facebook tourism wa groupElizabeth Quaylast 9 by latest edits:  open directory and sort by any columnHotelsRecommend:  Peninsula Riverside serviced apartments  <>  Agoda prices PeninsulaAgoda: South Perth <>  Agoda: Perth <> Agoda: West AustraliaBridge that Loan obligation free call with Australia's leading short term Commercial money lender No upfront or regular payments requiredBest in the west for happy money at QueCapitalOTHERPlaces visited  Recent ...
    Posted 2 Sep 2019, 01:47 by Happi Mess
  • Netflix has a 'Secret' App Image: Getty Images Netflix is constantly trialling new features to enhance the user experience. What you might not realise is that the customers who participate in these trials are not randomly chosen by the company. Instead, there's an opt-in app for Netflix nerds that anyone can sign up to! Here's how to join the club. What is it? Netflix uses a beta testing app to roll out new features to a select group of Netflix users. Some of the trials eventually make it to the official app for everyone else to use - so if you don't mind being a guinea pig, you'll get to experience the new tools first. To give you an example of ...
    Posted 28 Aug 2019, 08:28 by Happi Mess
  • urgent warning over duty free receipt Tourist issues urgent warning to Australian travellers after finding a 'very concerning' detail on his duty-free alcohol receipt - and reveals why you should NEVER throw them away Tourist issues warning to travellers in Asia buying items at duty-free Perth man Colin Ahearn was travelling from Malaysian capital Kuala Lumpur to Phuket in Thailand when he decided to buy some of his favourite duty-free alcohol at the international airport. Mr Ahearn was about to throw the receipt for the two bottles - Wild Turkey American Honey Liqueur and Smirnoff Red Label Vodka for his wife - when he was stopped by his eagle-eyed partner.  Tracey Ahearn noticed a peculiar addition to the bottom of the docket - her husband's ...
    Posted 24 Jul 2019, 19:31 by Happi Mess
  • Manchester United score hits Red at Crawley Edge BoatShed    click newsflash for full story   or click here Share the love join the best facebook tourism wa groupZone IconsElizabeth Quaylast 9 by latest edits:  open directory and sort by any columnHotelsRecommend:  Peninsula Riverside serviced apartments  <>  Agoda prices PeninsulaAgoda: South Perth <>  Agoda: Perth <> Agoda: West AustraliaBridge that Loan obligation free call with Australia's leading short term Commercial money lender No upfront or regular payments requiredBest in the west for happy money at QueCapitalOTHERPlaces visited  Recent announcementsFeedbackfaults and feedback toWaAchieversGoogle ads
    Posted 26 Jul 2019, 05:10 by Happi Mess
  • Mum used Barbie Doll to Claim welfare for 15 Years Alison Mains arrives at the Downing Centre Local Courts in Sydney, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Source: AAP Photos.A woman who claimed Centrelink parenting payments for almost 15 years after her baby died would dress up a doll and pretend it was her daughter, a NSW judge has been told.Alison Christie Mains, 41, is awaiting sentence in Sydney's Downing Centre District Court for three counts each of obtaining financial advantage by deception and defrauding the Commonwealth."The offending began as a result of Ms Mains' daughter dying in horrific, tragic circumstances, aged five months," her barrister Marty Bernhaut said on Wednesday.He said the disabled baby girl died in mid-1998 and the debt came to the fore ...
    Posted 17 Jul 2019, 03:02 by Happi Mess
  • 69 Profound Confucius Quotes on Life, Love, Laugh in HappiMess If you’ve ever studied Chinese history, you’ve undoubtedly heard of the great philosopher Confucius. Not only have his words of wisdom had an enormous impact on Chinese society till this day, but he helped countless people live moral and meaningful lives. He came up with the well-known principle “Do not do to others what you do not want to be done to yourself” and his teachings mainly focused on morality, family loyalty, kindness and how to live an impactful and meaningful life. I’ve gone through hundreds of his quotes to select his most powerful words of wisdom. Enjoy! The Top 73 Profound Confucius Quotes 1) “By three methods we may learn wisdom: First, by reflection, which ...
    Posted 17 Jul 2019, 00:52 by Happi Mess
  • About Western Australia History & culture An ancient land and one of the oldest living cultures on EarthBillions of years in the making, Western Australia is one of the most ancient lands on the planet.That’s a lot of history to explore – from 3.5 billion-year-old living fossils, to more than 40,000 years of Aboriginal history and four centuries of European influence.Natural historyMother Nature went to work on Western Australia’s landscape billions of years ago, forming the reef and the rock formations that now offer some of nature’s most incredible adventure playgrounds, including World Heritage listed Bungle Bungle Ranges, Karijini National Park and the magnificent cave formations ofTunnel Creek and Margaret River.Venture to Shark Bay ...
    Posted 16 Jul 2019, 19:59 by Happi Mess
  • Pills That Make Farts Smell Nice from France A French company claims to have invented a pill that can make your farts smell nice.Yep, we all know someone who could use that, right? By the way, if you're sat there thinking "actually, I don't know anyone" - it's you, mate.Anyway, the pills have been developed by an inventor called Christian Poincheval, who is based in the western French town of Gesvres and - he claims - that they can transform your smelly gas into the lovely fragrance of chocolate or roses.Yes, this anal alchemist actually thinks he can make your shit smell like roses.Credit: Lutin MalinIn fact, he's been at it since 2007, according to the official website of the company, called ...
    Posted 10 Jul 2019, 22:37 by Happi Mess
  • 95% of plastic in oceans comes from ten Asian rivers 95% of plastic in oceans comes from just TEN rivers Up to 95 per cent of plastic polluting the world's oceans pours in from just ten rivers, according to new research.The top 10 rivers - eight of which are in Asia - accounted for so much plastic because of the mismanagement of waste.About five trillion pounds is floating in the sea, and targeting the major sources - such as the Yangtze and the Ganges - could almost halve it, scientists claim.Scroll down for video Up to 95 per cent of plastic polluting the world's oceans pours in from just ten rivers, according to new research. The top 10 rivers, including the River Niger (pictured) accounted for so much plastic ...
    Posted 15 Jun 2019, 04:42 by Happi Mess
  • WHY JEFF "JOFFA" CORFE IS BOYCOTTING AFL GAMES Collingwood super-fan Jeff “Joffa” Corfe won’t be attending AFL games until league CEO Gil McLachlan apologises for the way fans have been treated in recent weeks. A Richmond cheer squad member has been banned for three games for calling an umpire a “green maggot” while a Carlton supporter was given a warning for labelling an official as a “bald-headed flog”. Joffa says he’s now unsure of how to behave at the football. “I’m too scared to stand up,” he told SEN’s Whateley. “I sit down and listen to the match-day commentary. This has gone too far. “Who’s filming me? Who’s watching me? Are there integrity officers two rows back? “This is ...
    Posted 21 Jun 2019, 09:22 by Happi Mess
  • study confirms Drinking Alcohol lets you live Longer Drinking Alcohol Is Better for You Than Exercise When It Comes To Living Longer, Says Awesome Study Sounds crazy but apparently it's true. source There are countless studies and articles out there that debate whether alcohol consumption is good for you or not, but I’m fairly certain nobody cares about the negative headlines and we simply choose to believe boozin’ is super healthy. I mean, at least that's what I do. If you, too, choose to believe alcohol is good for you, I have amazing news that will definitely justify your reasoning: New research revealed that booze has invigorating, anti-aging powers, and is actually one of the secrets to a long and prosperous life. This is ...
    Posted 13 Jun 2019, 00:21 by Happi Mess
  • Merkel confesses German multiculturalism has failed POTSDAM, Germany (Reuters) - Germany’s attempt to create a multicultural society has “utterly failed,” Chancellor Angela Merkel said on Saturday, adding fuel to a debate over immigration and Islam polarising her conservative camp. German Chancellor and head of the Christian Democratic Union (CDU) party Angela Merkel speaks at the congress of the youth wing of the CDU, Junge Union, in Potsdam, October 16, 2010. REUTERS/Thomas PeterSpeaking to a meeting of young members of her Christian Democrats (CDU), Merkel said allowing people of different cultural backgrounds to live side by side without integrating had not worked in a country that is home to some four million Muslims.“This (multicultural) approach has failed, utterly failed,” Merkel told the meeting in ...
    Posted 10 Jun 2019, 20:46 by Happi Mess
  • Animation: The Top 20 Global Brands (2000-2019) two (2) videos 1. top brands to 20182. most valuable companies 20 yrs to 2019Sponsored visit by Central Insurance Brokers, Perth WA1. top brands to 2018Time travel back to the early-2000s, and a list of the world’s most respected brands might be surprising.Tobacco company Marlboro is still one of the top 15 global brands with a value of $22 billion, while companies like Nokia and AT&T also help to round out the group.Aside from Microsoft, the tech companies at the time were mostly focused on hardware and services. HP was considered a top global brand at the time, and even IBM was still making PCs until the year 2005.The Platform ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2019, 21:53 by Happi Mess
  • a SEAWEED THAT TASTES LIKE BACON & HEALTHY AS KALE Researchers discover seaweed that tastes like bacon and is twice as healthy as kale extractResearchers at Oregon State have patented a new strain of seaweed that tastes like bacon when it's cooked.OSU researchers called it unicorn - seaweed The seaweed, a form of red marine algae, looks like translucent red lettuce. It also has twice the nutritional value of kale and grows very quickly. Did we mention it tastes like bacon?According to Oregon State researcher Chris Langdon, his team started growing the new strain while trying to find a good food source for edible sea snails, or abalone, a very popular food in many parts of Asia. The strain is a new type of red algae that ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2019, 20:09 by Happi Mess
  • Aus university students welcome sugar daddies to pay bills extractA 60 Minutes report has revealed more than 177,000 university students are signing up to ‘sugar daddy’ dating websites as a means to pay university fees and living expenses.Marketed as ‘the perfect arrangement for modern times’, the sugar baby, sugar daddy sites see young, financially dependent women hook up with much older, wealthier men through an online service that promises relationships with little romance, but plenty of cash. Its critics argue the sugar phenomenon is simply re-branded sex work, however as 60 Minutes reporter Sarah Abo discovered, its advocates claim the online service in fact empowers women – not exploits them.To watch ‘Sugar and Old Spice in full’ and for more of 60 Minutes, visit the ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2019, 19:01 by Happi Mess
  • 1989 FLASHBACK: U.N. Predicts Climate Disaster by 2000 if Global Warming Wasn’t Stopped 1989 FLASHBACK: U.N. Predicts Climate Disaster by 2000 if Global Warming Wasn’t StoppedShould you trust “experts” whose predictions are always wrong?It is too late to do anything about the unproven hypothesis that humans are causing enormous planet Earth’s climate to change. Maybe human activity is affecting the planet’s temperature (it isn’t). Maybe we could have done something about it (we never could, that’s ludicrous considering the size of the planet). But whatever we could have done, it’s too late now. We should just stop worrying about it.United Nations’ experts told us that by 1999 it was too late to halt global warming. In 1989, there was a 10 year window ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2019, 10:25 by Happi Mess
  • 6 to 9 Reasons 4 Dating that Older Man its the best extract We don't always choose who we fall in love with, to the point that sometimes we find ourselves falling for an older man. Actually, I am currently myself in a relationship with a man 10 years older and can positively say that it has been the best thing that has ever happened to me.For me, it has never been a taboo subject or out of the ordinary as my parents also share a 12 year age gap. However, most recently, I had a close friend reach out to me for advice. She was set up on a blind date unknowingly with an older man, had an amazing time but wasn't sure to take it further considering ...
    Posted 9 Jun 2019, 10:24 by Happi Mess
  • Crawley Blue Boat Shed set for Solar powered Toilet Crawley’s famous blue boatshed could be about to get a $400,000 solar powered toilet to cater for Instagramming touristsThe City of Perth is considering building the solar-powered toilet on the foreshore.Crawley’s blue boatshed has become one of the most instagram-able locations on the planet. But the location’s growing popularity has frustrated the neighbours. Local eatery Zafferano Restaurant has logged several complaints to the city council for the number of people that stop in to use their rest rooms. The restaurant owner says visitors are disrupting his regular business and the patronage to it.As the restaurant has had enough, coupled with the fact that the nearest public loo is over 2KMs away ...
    Posted 30 May 2019, 20:25 by Happi Mess
  • The Animal in you The First Animal You See In This Picture Will Determine Your PersonalityYour personality has different “statistically-identified factors” included in the Big Five. Your personality is comprised of experience, extraversion, conscientiousness, neuroticism, and agreeableness.We all have different personalities, but there’s a central trait known as the primary trait. It characterizes your attitude and behavior. This trait determines the way you view things. Your personality trains your mind to see things you want them to appear.This illustration can help you determine your personality. It describes how it works and how your mind perceives things.What animal did you see first?1. StallionYou are ambitious, wild, free and raw. You are driven to success. These people do ...
    Posted 30 May 2019, 20:02 by Happi Mess
  • Happiest people say the quokka should be official state emblem for WA Top Roger Federer’s Instagram shot with a quokka was seen by half a billion people worldwide.Picture: Instagram / roger federer About Marketing and tourism experts say it's a "no brainer" to use the world's happiest animal as the WA state emblem. West Australians should move quickly to make the quokka the official State emblem. Marketing and tourism experts say it’s a “no-brainer” to promote the furry mascot of Rotto to represent the State in an official capacity because the creature is one of our greatest assets. “It’s a no-brainer and has been spoken about in many circles for some time now,” Marketforce chief Adam Marshall said. “We don’t have an Opera House ...
    Posted 29 May 2019, 05:06 by Happi Mess
  • China secretly emitting banned ozone depleting gas Scientists discover China has been secretly emitting banned ozone-depleting gassourceabout Scientists found that between 40 and 60 per cent of the total global CFC-11 emissions originated from eastern China According to a new study published May 22, 2019, monitoring stations in Japan and Korea found that 40 to 60 per cent of global CFC-11 emissions originated from eastern mainland China.UNIVERSITY OF BRISTOL A chemical banned around the globe for the last 30 years has made an unfortunate resurgence. And all signs, in a new study, point to China as the culprit. In the 1980s, countries came together to sign The Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, a landmark treaty designed to ...
    Posted 26 May 2019, 18:39 by Happi Mess
  • Tony Abbott’s Pension WOW WOW WOW Tony Abbott’s pension will be bigger than his MP paycheck. Here’s whyBecause Tony came into power before 2004, his pension will rise when pollies’ salaries do.Tony Abbott's political career is over, for now, after losing his Warringah seat to Independent underdog Zali Steggall at the weekend.He might have the last laugh though, as he leaves government on a pension of nearly $300,000 -- and this figure is only going to appreciate in value.How? What? Who? And also How?!after 2004Pollies elected after 2004 have a pretty similar retirement plan to the average public servant: they get a certain amount of their salary directed to a superannuation fund.But if a pollie got ...
    Posted 22 May 2019, 20:41 by Happi Mess
  • Free KFC food for 12 mths gets you Arrested KZN man arrested for eating at KFC free for a year by saying head office sent him to taste if they are up to standard.We've all got a mate who's gone back around the drive-thru, claiming an item has been 'missed' from their order even though it's most definitely right in front of them - only be met with a polite apology before receiving a substitute for said 'missing' item (and sometimes an extra portion of chips to soften the blow).But what one 27-year-old fella did was quite close to genius - only it just missed the mark because he has now been arrested and will appear in court after allegedly scamming his way ...
    Posted 20 May 2019, 23:05 by Happi Mess
  • Perth Mess Hall is Perth's 1st permanent food truck park Perth’s first permanent food truck park is set to tantalise people’s tastebuds when it opens tomorrow night.The Perth Mess Hall will take over the Old Swan Barracks every Friday, Saturday and Sunday night, starting May 10.A massive line up of Perth’s favourite mobile food vendors will rotate, offering Mess Hall diners a different range of cuisines each night, as well as tap beers from Gage Roads and Matso’s at the premises’ fixed bar.People will get the chance to dine on their favourite mobile food fans at the Perth Mess Hall from May 10.Picture: Perth Mess HallEvent organiser Todd Kempton, who runs his own food truck and is a chef by trade ...
    Posted 9 May 2019, 18:44 by Happi Mess
  • Australia to FREEZE over in May 2019 Antarctic cold front to send temperatures plummeting source An Antarctic cold front is set to bring an icy chill right across Australia - with temperatures up to 10C lower than average. Two cold fronts will make their way across New South Wales, Victoria, South Australia and Tasmania this week, and their effects are expected to linger well into the weekend. Rain, storms, hail and even snow in some places are expected as winter begins to settle in - with Canberra tipped to dip below freezing on the weekend. The first cold front will bring strong winds, rain, and storms to South Australia early on Tuesday before hitting Victoria in the evening. The second, stronger cold front will move from Antarctica towards Tasmania ...
    Posted 9 May 2019, 04:46 by Happi Mess
  • 10 mtr whale found deep in the Amazon No One Knows How a 10 Tonne Whale Ended Up Deep in the Amazon Jungle Scientists are baffled by the recent discovery of a 10-ton humpback whale found dead deep in the Amazon jungle of Brazil. The massive whale was found on the island of Marajo, which is located at the mouth of the Amazon River. Some researchers suggest that the whale was thrown onshore during a storm, but this explanation would take a number of odd circumstances, considering that these types of creatures rarely swim close to the coast. The whale was found so far inland that it would have required hurricane force winds to carry something so heavy for so long. The whale would have had to ...
    Posted 29 Apr 2019, 02:19 by Happi Mess
  • World's first Groceries delivery drone Yesterday, Alphabet's drone delivery company Wing announced it's launching one of the world's first drone delivery services in Canberra, Australia following regulatory approval. ✈️📦How it works: Customers place an order for popular items — like food, coffee and medicine — through Wing’s app. Minutes later, a drone arrives with the goods at their doorstep. 100 homes have access to start. Perhaps Wing took inspiration from Sliceline, the pizza drone from HBO’s Silicon Valley. 😉Wing has reportedly been testing a pilot program (pun intended) for 18 months and has already made over 3K deliveries. Wing's Australia launch also marks a significant achievement for Alphabet — beating Amazon to market. Jeff Bezos predicted his company would be making drone ...
    Posted 29 Apr 2019, 02:20 by Happi Mess
  • Rollercoaster approved for Matagarup bridge sourceMatagarup bridge rollercoasterIt was reported last week that Perth has missed out on a number of high-profile tourism projects in recent years because of bureaucratic red tape but it has been revealed a bold plan to add a rollercoaster to Matagarup Bridge is set to get the green light*.In what is believed to be a WA first, the State Government, Metropolitan Redevelopment Authority, Environmental Protection Authority and the Planning Commission are unanimous in support of the project.The Matagarup rollercoaster, which will take advantage of the bridge’s existing design, is fully funded by private sector investors — another first for a tourism project in this State.A spokeswoman for the local ratepayers association said residents “love ...
    Posted 1 Apr 2019, 01:56 by Happi Mess
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