/ 08 March 2021

Apropos of nothing

There’s a massive mice plague, umm, plaguing NSW’s Central West. One farmer says the hungry rodent masses will eat him out of $500,000 in crop losses in the coming month. And he reckons he’s trapped about 35,000 of ‘em around his house in the last 10 weeks alone. Yikes…

Non-fungible tokens are another way to burn money. It’s a way to sell digital assets – like a tweet. And if you want to own Twitter founder Jack Dorsey’s original tweet from 2006 – “just setting up my twttr” – you’ll need more than US$2.5 million. Double yikes…

To assess how much unpaid work you do at home, the ABC’s put together a handy calculator that translates it into dollars. Because International Women’s Day seems as good as any to have a ‘conversation’ about it…

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