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What are the future megatrends all Australians need to know about?

What are the future megatrends all Australians need to know about? | this curious life | Scoop.it

If hindsight is such a wonderful thing, surely foresight would be better.  CSIRO identifies 6 future megatrends:

 

The megatrends are:

 

“More from Less” – the decline in resource availability while demand is increasing;

“Going going gone” which addresses the risk of biodiversity loss due to human activity;

“The silk highway” meaning the world’s economic centre is shifting to Asia;

“Forever young” where the ageing population is both an asset and a challenge;

“Virtually here”; the impact of increased digital connectivity; and

“Great expectations”, reflecting the human desire for more intense personal experiences.

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Chinese toddler's karaoke tantrum ends in bloodbath - Telegraph

Chinese toddler's karaoke tantrum ends in bloodbath - Telegraph | this curious life | Scoop.it
A Chinese toddler's refusal to give up the microphone during a family karaoke evening started a quarrel that left two men hacked to death with a meat cleaver.
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