Earth spins on a tilt of 23.4 degrees off vertical

It’s the Summer Solstice!

Posted Monday 22nd of December 2014

Today, December 22nd is the Summer Solstice, the longest day of the year. The summer solstice marks the astronomical start of Summer. From today onwards the days will begin getting shorter again. In Brisbane the day will be 13 hours, 52 minutes and 50 seconds long. Night will be just 10 hours, 7 minutes and…

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Can I use my computer during a storm?

Can I Use a Computer During a Storm?

Posted Monday 15th of December 2014

Is it safe to use a computer during a storm? If you’re been wondering the answer to this question, here’s the comprehensive answer. It depends on what type of computer and how you’re using it. The problem with computers and storms is lightning. Lightning carries a huge amount of electricity and if that electricity makes…

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4 Things Weather Bloggers Can Learn from Problogger Event 2014

Posted Thursday 4th of September 2014

So last weekend I attended Problogger Event 2014 on the Gold Coast. Problogger Events bring together the most successful bloggers from throughout the country for 2 days of fantastic presentations and keynotes. There were lots of things we can all apply to be more effective at educating the community about weather. Here are just three…

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