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CERN Spies Accidentally Create Alternate Reality!

European Organisation for Nuclear Research I’ve been formulating my own personal hypothesis. A renegade team of fundamentalist anti-science spies broke in and used the LHC to rip a hole in time and space CERN - Conseil Européen pour la Recherche Nucléaire CERN has become one of the pre-eminent [Definition: Surpassing all others; very distinguished in some way.] scientific research organisations in the world. As of March 2018 the organisation boasts 22 member states and is located on the border of France and Switzerland in the small municipality of Meyrin. Although located in the Canton of Geneva which is [...]

By |2021-01-28T02:12:35+00:00February 1st, 2021|Element 8, Featured, News|

Australian Airports – Tips for getting through

Tips for Transiting Through Australian Airports by SR Smedley The bombs that went off in Brussels Airport in Belgium on the 22nd of March 2016 occurred at the check in area of the airport. Only fuckwits and dickheads make these jokes to staff who are working in these environments. Getting through airports with all of your gear in the quickest and most painless way possible is something we'd all like to do. Here we look at the things you will need to consider to get through airports as quickly as possible when travelling in Australia. We will [...]

By |2021-01-29T04:50:31+00:00January 29th, 2021|Editorial, News, The FMA Journal, Travel|

Sustainable Water Solutions For Smart Homes

Planning sustainable water solutions for smart homes Setting up smart sustainable water collection, storage and filtration systems for a smart sustainable home Water is a highly valued commodity despite the fact that our entire planet is covered in it. Changes in global climate are driving changes in the way we manage resources. Modern technology also makes it easier to develop small scale smart home sustainable water systems that rival commercial infrastructure from decades past. There has also been a failure of governments to keep up with changes in a variety of areas. This makes it necessary for us [...]

By |2021-01-29T04:52:47+00:00January 29th, 2021|Element 8, Featured, News, Science|

Nuclear Power Safety?

Nuclear Power Safety? The nuclear option is the most controversial form of power here we explore 5 of the most famous nuclear events and look at some basic problems we face when dealing with nuclear power. Nuclear Disasters Fukushima, Nagasaki, Chernobyl, Hiroshima, the Rainbow Warrior, Moruroa Atoll. These are all names that are closely tied to the most destructive elements of nuclear power. What are some of the challenges we face in dealing with nuclear power. Hiroshima and Nagasaki The United States of America is the only country on earth to use nuclear weapons during war time. These [...]

By |2021-01-29T04:47:44+00:00January 29th, 2021|Element 8, Featured - FMA Journal, News|

Modern Green Home Office Studio

The Modern Pre-Built Semi-Off-Grid Green Home & Office | Studio Plug & play construction, modern modest comfort, physical security for your property and digital security for your smart network and modern conveniences.  A little something about affordability The OECD recognises affordable quality housing as being a fundamental need in reducing poverty throughout the world. It is identified as a key element that governments around the world need to address. This is in order for them to enhance quality of life and meet targets for many social policy objectives. Many first world nations struggle to meet the basic goal [...]

By |2021-01-29T04:55:33+00:00January 28th, 2021|Element 8, Featured, News|

Standard Operating Conditions for Flying Drones in Australia

What are the Standard Operating Conditions for Flying Drones in Australia The sub-2kg excluded category was established in order to accomodate small commercial operators and recreational pilots so that it’s not necessary to obtain a remote pilots license. Commercial Remote Aviation Over the past several years drones have become an increasingly popular form of recreation and an annoyance for many. For a variety of hobbyists and amateur pilots there are a wide variety of devices that require little to no skill to fly. The technology has advanced to such a stage that these devices can now carry cameras [...]

By |2021-01-29T05:00:24+00:00December 14th, 2020|Element 8, Featured - FMA Journal|

Investment Asset: The 4 Types

The 4 Types of Investment Asset There are only 4 types of investment asset that investors invest into, each have a variety of sub-classes and have their own benefits and disadvantages. As such different strategies are used when investing into each category. Business Owning a business can be anything from a one person operation up to hundreds if not thousands of employees. However there are distinct differences that must be considered when looking at what kind of business to invest into. There is the question of whether you intend to work in the business. Will you manage it [...]

By |2021-01-29T05:03:43+00:00August 10th, 2020|Business, Keep It Simple|

Gold Silver Ratio

The Gold Silver Ratio Gold & Silver have been a store of wealth for more than 6000 years. They’re traded separately, yet they're fundamentally tied together through history; through the rise and fall of empires, dynasties and nation states. What is the Gold Silver Ratio? The simplest explanation of what the gold silver ratio is can be answered with a single question. How many ounces of silver does it take to purchase an ounce of gold? If the ratio was 1 then the answer is that 1 ounce of silver will buy 1 ounce of gold. This however [...]

By |2021-01-29T05:12:10+00:00August 8th, 2020|Featured, Keep It Simple|

Information Age Strategies

Information Age Strategies Information Age Strategies is a series aimed at exploring the ways we can make money in the information age. These strategies are an exploration of the digital economy and the ways business is conducted in the information age. The Information Age has been defined by an economic focus on information technology. Information itself has become a commodity and is disseminated easily and instantly. The IT sector has grown in leaps and bounds since the development of the microchip and even faster since the advent of the internet. However, a vast majority of the world economy [...]

By |2021-01-29T05:10:51+00:00July 1st, 2020|Business, Element 8|

What is philosophy?

The mistakes people make about their personal philosophy ‘Philosophy’ comes from the Greek for ‘love of wisdom’ and historically has included the study of four areas. Metaphysics, Epistemology, Value Theory. And Logic. Philosophy is something that I’ve had a mild interest in for a long time however it was never something that I never looked into with great detail. From time to time I came across pieces of work by various authors from Aristotle, Plato and more recently Descartes. I’ve heard the names Bertrand Russel, Noam Chomsky and Cornel West in passing. However it was Stephen Fry who [...]

By |2021-01-28T01:17:28+00:00June 17th, 2020|Editorial, Element 8, Featured|
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