A 32-year-old man suffered serious burns to his face, neck and arms when he attempted to light a portable gas burner but it exploded at a Marrickville bakery last Tuesday. Paramedics were called out to the Meeks Road address about 2.45pm to treat the injured man who was transported to Royal Prince Alfred Hospital, a NSW Ambulance spokesman told AAP. The matter is the subject of an ongoing SafeWork NSW investigation, a department spokeswoman said.
They were among initiatives announced for drivers by Uber in Sydney yesterday. The Australian arm of the company also disclosed some statistics. Eighteen per cent of drivers are unemployed before joining Uber, 60 per cent are parents, and 10 per cent are over 55. There are growing numbers of commuters who morph to Uber drivers going to and fro work, taking a passenger en route to earn lunch money.
Anyone interested in wine is familiar with biodynamic practice but the average consumer probably does not know what the term implies. Sommeliers throw around words such as natural, biodynamic and terroir, oblivious to the fact their audience may not have the foggiest notion of what they’re talking about. Biodynamic? Sounds healthy and sustainable. A bottle of your finest, please!
Muck Rack makes it simple to find people, tweets, or articles that mention any name, keyword, company, hashtag etc. We've compiled this guide to help you make the most of your search.
Selecting a term
Start searching tweets, articles from media outlets, articles mentioned in tweets, journalists'
names, titles and bios with some suggested searches:
Companies or Topics (e.g. iPhone, Microsoft)
Phrases (e.g. "cloud computing") — use quotes to keep the terms together
Twitter handles (e.g. @username) — returns those who have mentioned or replied to
Names (e.g. "David Pogue")
Hashtags (e.g. #sxsw, #london2012)
Bio details (e.g. vegan, Olympics, father)
Muck Rack's Advanced Search allows for many boolean operators.
Find results that mention multiple specified terms, use AND or
+. For example, ensure each result contains both Elon Musk and Mark Zuckerberg by
searching Obama AND Romney or Obama + Romney.
Use the operators OR or , to broaden your search when you'd like either of
multiple terms to appear in results. (This is the default behavior of our search when no operators
are used.) For example, search for democrat OR republican to find results that refer to
Democrats and/or Republicans.
Use NOT or - to subtract results from your search. For
example, searching Disney will yield results about the Walt Disney Company as well as Walt Disney
World Resort. To exclude mentions of Disney World, search for Disney -World or Disney
When using one of these operators with a phrase, enclose it in quotation marks. For example, you can
find results about smartphones excluding Apple's iPhone 4S by searching smartphone -"iPhone
Exact case matching or punctuation
If you're searching for a brand name or keyword that relies on specific punctuation marks or capitalization, you can
find results that match your exact query by adding matchcase: before the keyword you're searching for, like matchcase:E*TRADE .
Use parentheses to separate multiple
boolean phrases. For example, to find journalists talking about having fun in Disney World or
Disneyland, search for ("disney world" OR disneyland) AND fun.
An asterisk can be used to search for any variation of a root word truncated by the asterisk. For example, searching for admin* will return results for administrator, administration, administer, administered, etc.
A near operator is an AND operator where you can control the distance between the words. You can vary the distance the near operation uses by adding a forward slash and number (between 0-99) such as strawberries NEAR/10 "whipped cream", which means the strawberries must exist within 10 words of "whipped cream".