Week 2 – Off the treadmill and out into the wild

Last week I asked for advice on a few things concerning my running journey, which is going very nicely thanks for asking and I should be ready for Comrades by this time next week.  Which is pretty good when you consider I have only been training for one week, and most of that week was spent on the couch wit...


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Week 1 – From the treadmill to a half marathon

I have never really been a distance runner.  At my small high school in the country I would win the 100m, 200m and 400m, but anything longer than that and you would find me on the sidelines.  It wasn’t a deep philosophical objection to distance running over sprinting or a preference for spandex over football shorts.  It was...



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Inside the Mind of a Volcanologist Who Never Lets Anything Stop Her

Not everyone can say that they’ve crashed an $8 million remote-operated submersible into the bottom of the ocean. For geologist, volcanologist, and professional explorer Jess Pelaez, that story is just the beginning. It’s an understatement to say that Jess lives a life of adventure. She’s worked underground in the mines of Australia. She’s been on...


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The Scientist Who Broke Free of the Lab for a Life of Dance

When I was two and a half, my parents took me to my first dance concert. I was sitting in my dad’s lap. The intermission came on. I leapt from my father’s lap and snuck on stage. My dad ran up to the stage, and as he pulled me away, I screamed, “BUT DADDY. I...


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Programming For Good: The Story Of Code For India

The idea came to the entrepreneur during a hurricane. In 2012, Hurricane Sandy churned through New York and New Jersey, killing hundreds and plowing a path of destruction through homes and infrastructure. In the hours and days that followed, responders on the ground were critical to saving lives and bringing basic services back to t...


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How One Middle School Principal Is Changing the Education Equation

Middle school principal Ramón González called them “touches.” It was a career day at the M.S. 223, a public middle school located in the South Bronx, where many of his students had never ventured beyond this downtrodden neighborhood. In this career day, held at the school in 2010, there was a group of roughly 25...


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How One Man Used His Unique Gift to Save Over 2 Million Babies

James Harrison has saved more than 2 million newborn Australian babies with nothing but his arms. His amazing gift comes from the rare antibodies he has coursing through his veins. The antibodies flowing through Harrison have the power to protect newborns from Rhesus disease — a potentially fatal condition — which can arise when a...


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We Are Hiring For A Graduate Or Junior PHP Developer

We are looking for a great junior developer (or new graduate) to join us on our journey, and the search starts now. To paraphrase the undoubtedly apocryphal words of Sir Ernest Shackleton: What is Attendly? We are not building your average company here, so we don’t want an average developer. Attendly is an online event...


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Event Highlight: Sydney Harbour Cruise with Boxing Champ Joe Calzaghe

At Attendly, we love powering registrations for events that are a little bit out of the norm. Our friends over at Big Ticket Events are doing just that with an incredible  event that we couldn’t help but get excited about. They’re bringing undefeated Welsh boxer Joe Calzaghe Sydney-side later this year for an exclusive Sydney harbour cruis...