Update on Lance Corporal Croucher

I was going through my archives and I came across the post I wrote about Lance Corporal Matthew Croucher back in March. I decided to do a little search and see if I could get an update on this event. I found out that he is going to receive the George Cross. Congratulations to Lance Corporal Croucher, he certainly deserves it.

Date: 2008-08-17 23:03:54, 9 years and 69 days ago

Roos 'on the Brink of Extinction'

Four wildlife groups are claiming that kangaroos are "on the brink of extinction" in three Australian states. If you read to the end of the article you find that that means they believe that "there are less than five kangaroos per square kilometre across most of NSW, South Australia and Queensland". OK, even accepting their figures on face value according to Wikipedia the land areas of these three state are 809,444 sq km, 1,043,514 sq km, and 1,852,642 sq km respectively, for a total of 3,705,600 sq km. In other words they believe that because kangaroo numbers between those three states have dropped below approximately 18,528,000 they are now "on the brink of extinction".

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Categories: Humour, Environment
Date: 2008-08-12 23:03:54, 9 years and 74 days ago

Good News

The Australian Defence Force has some good news™. Congratulations are in order for the men of the SOTG.

Date: 2008-08-10 23:03:54, 9 years and 76 days ago

Random Backgrounds Script

I recently wrote this simple script to allow me to set a random image as my background:

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Categories: Linux, Computers, Scripting
Date: 2008-08-06 23:03:54, 9 years and 80 days ago