In news unrelated to gDiapers but interesting all the same, Australia goes to the polls today. Prime Minister Howard – a Republican in US parlance, is the country’s second longest serving PM. Unlike the US, he has overseen one of the strongest economies the country has ever since, mostly due to China buying pretty much every mineral we dig up. Latest odds however show the result to be the biggest landslide for the Democrats since WW II. The newly elected Democratic Government is committing to signing the Kyoto Protocol among other things. More here.