To the curious mind… I was in a pensive mood today and came across this video of a chimpanzee using a stick to attack and take down a flying drone. This got me thinking deeper about a number of topics, particularly in relation to the complexity and intelligence of our closest living relatives, who we […]

In this episode, I chat with Dr David Collard, an archaeologist whose research covered altered states of consciousness and its relationship to rituals and religion in the late Bronze Age Cyprus. In this episode, David an I chat about all things archaeology, altered states of consciousness, psychoactive compounds and how this ties into rituals and religious contexts.

In this episode, I chat with Federal Politician, Tim Wilson. Representing the electorate of Goldstein, we go through his background prior to entering politics and his experience serving as the Human Rights Commissioner. On the political front, we cover all things marriage equality, freedom of speech, taxation and current state of the economy.

In this 2 part episode, I chat with Australian Bodybuilding Legend, Rocco Oppedisano. Long list of accomplishments include: winning numerous titles (Mr Australia, Mr New York, Mr Australasia), founding the first professional bodybuilding organisation in Australia, running the first women’s competition, starting Australia’s first muscle magazine, publishing 117 books, owning 3 gyms and building the country’s second biggest supplement company.

I received this notification in my timeline today regarding Facebook’s facial recognition technology and was deeply concerned! Facebook, you’re starting to play the hand of god and freak the hell out of people!! While the concept of facial recognition isn’t something new, this is a technology that needs to be approached with caution as we […]

To sniff, or not to sniff Rosemary – that is the question! This play on words originating from William Shakespeare’s, Hamlet, isn’t the only one liner worth remembering! There’s another somewhat forgotten line in Hamlet which may change the way we view the evergreen herb rosemary; “There’s rosemary, that’s for remembrance” (Hamlet, Act IV, Scene […]

Remember when a few days ago (20/12/2017), the technology conglomerate, Apple, admitted to intentionally slowing down older iPhones?! It turns out as the battery’s age, Apple’s iOS software intentionally slows down hardware components in the interest of ‘preserving’ the electronic circuitry. The cat was finally let out of the bag when speculation on the social […]