Diwali, one of the most popular Hindu festivals, is synonymous with lights, fireworks and feasts. But for many, the festival of lights also has an ugly side.
The Swedish military has reported detecting underwater activity in its seas and spent several days searching for what it suspects to be a Russian submarine.
Among the many recommendations of the Review of the Australian Curriculum is the view that the curriculum should place “more emphasis on morals, values and...
Yes, the introvert can be a great leader.
The groundswell of political nostalgia in response to Gough Whitlam’s passing is profound - but also a necessary mythology out of step with contemporary politics.
A closer look begs some deep questions about the very nature of the selfie.
In a deregulated market will universities compete solely on price, or will they find other means to attract students?
Children who do more physical activity are likely to improve their health and it might also help them improve their school grades.
Former prime minister Gough Whitlam has died at the age of 98.
A poll finds that people in the Middle East see religious and ethnic hatred as their biggest threat; Europeans and Americans are more concerned about inequality.
Most of what we taste we actually smell.
In 2012, the UK’s Sunday Times reported that actor Bruce Willis was going to sue Apple because he was not legally allowed to bequeath his iTunes collection of...
The need to accurately identify people is important for security (and for not embarrassing yourself by hugging strangers).
As soon as women announce 'I’m having a baby!', the congratulations are quickly followed by long lists of dos and don'ts about food.

KPIs for your life

Anyone who’s worked in a big organisation will know about KPIs – key performance indicators. So, what if you could pick some KPIs to measure how your life was...
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I found Sugar Man

Once described as the greatest protest songwriter that most people have never heard of, Rodriguez has always had a special place in Australia’s heart. SBS’ Janice...
A voter in the United States has warned President Barack Obama to stay away from his girlfriend at a polling booth in the state of Illinois.