Columnist Gian Turci comments on the latest diatribe reported by Reason magazine on how much exposure to passive smoking is "dangerous." Gian highlights how the entire discussion is pointless in light of real science which, in the case of passive smoking, is not even in the equation.
Crack. Fizz. Gulp. Ahhhhhh. Is there a drinking experience more classically Australian than ripping the ring-pull off a beer? "The visceral pleasure from that first crack of a beer can is identical to popping a champagne cork," says wine and drinks writer Mike Bennie. "There's also huge appeal in the tinnie's nostalgia factor."