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James McCay

James is a devoted husband, father, animal lover and history buff (particularly medieval history). He studied Creative and Professional Writing at QUT, and is often buried in a book. James also enjoys historical re-enactment, spending time with his dogs, and making furniture out of reclaimed wood. He hopes to make a positive difference for readers through his writing.

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12 Apr 2021 14:26

The evolution of sports cars over a century

Written by James McCay

How have sports cars transformed over the last 100 years? Watch our video showing the evolution of sports cars over a century.

18 Dec 2020 14:33

Assisted births for first-time mothers on the rise

Written by James McCay

The number of caesareans, induction and instrumental birth among first-time mothers is increasing. What does this mean for women, and does it impact the cost the cost of care?

16 Dec 2020 12:46

The global console wars

Written by James McCay

For decades gaming consoles have been competing for domination. We explore the popularity of Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo, focusing on online activity.

14 Dec 2020 11:30

Embedded networks: What are they and how do they affect you?

Written by James McCay

Residents in apartment blocks, units, retirement villages may be on an embedded network. Learn more about an embedded network and how it could impact you.

30 Oct 2020 12:13

10 of the craziest legal car modifications around the world

Written by James McCay

We’ve explored examples of crazy yet legal car modifications in 10 countries around the world. Choosing interesting scenarios to modify a car’s design as much as we can.

29 Sep 2020 10:41

How to clean cigarette residue in your new home

Written by James McCay

Say you’re looking to buy a new home. Maybe it’s your first home, or perhaps you’re ready to downsize. After much house hunting, you find one that seems to tick all the boxes. There’s just one problem:The previous resident smoked,...

28 Sep 2020 16:37

Private elective surgeries back on track but public waiting list times set to grow

Written by James McCay

Aussies may face even longer waiting list times for elective surgery across most state public hospitals. These waiting lists had already ballooned, following March-April’s temporary, nation-wide pause on non-urgent elective surgeries to help combat COVID-19.[1]CEO of Private Healthcare Australia, Dr...

25 Sep 2020 10:14

Car charging stations of the future

Written by James McCay

The next 10-20 years are set to be a revolution for electric cars – but how will we charge these vehicles in the future? In this article we explore 5 options.

21 Sep 2020 16:16

What medical aids can you claim on your health insurance?

Written by James McCay

Medical aids and devices like hearing aids can help improve your quality of life, but which ones can be covered by health insurance? Read on to learn more.

9 Sep 2020 13:25

A pink recession: COVID-19’s impact on women’s finances

Written by James McCay

Average scores for women are lower than men’s on the Financial Consciousness Index. With women already facing a pink recession, COVID-19 is making things worse.

11 Aug 2020 11:00

How to find out if you have unclaimed money

Written by James McCay

Do you have unclaimed money with your name on it? Learn how you can find out if you have unclaimed money and how you can get it back.

3 Aug 2020 15:28

COVID-19 electricity demand in Australia falls, but slower than global average

Written by James McCay

Australia's National Energy Market (NEM) sees energy demand drop by 2%, while the global average decreases by 6%. Read more about the decreasing energy demand.

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