The science behind the appeal of haunted houses, freak shows, and physical thrills.
Pope Francis' comments that the theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and does not contradict with the role of God has sparked heated debate.
Just turn back the clock to the Howard years.
Could our susceptibility to fatal virus infections, such as Ebola, be determined by a genetic predisposition?

Are clowns scary? Ha ha aaaargh

It’s the race that stops a nation … and is worth a cool A$6.2 million. So what goes into the raceday preparation for the equine stars of the show?
We’ve all experienced fear, but Halloween is the particular time of year when we look for that rush that usually accompanies feeling scared
Coca-Cola Life is being strongly promoted as “healthy” Coke elsewhere, but it may do more to improve the company’s finances than the health of its consumers.

Can zoos save the world?

Today, many zoos promote the protection of biodiversity as a significant part of their mission.
Farming cattle in northern Australia can be tough, especially in times of drought, but producers are increasingly turning to digital technologies to help them...
Turns out, the reasons people love and hate their work are largely the same across sectors.
As the host of the G20, Australia is in a position to lead the way. However, it sent out all the wrong signals by allowing Rupert Murdoch to lecture the world’s...
At some stage, you will die. You may not know the time, date or circumstance of your death, but you do know it’s inevitable. Contemplating this fact can be...

Comment: The government next door

Urbanisation in China has created a new middle class with unprecedented opportunities to create their own wealth. But, that doesn’t mean the Communist regime has...
Advertisement

Editor's Choice

Our pick of the best content from SBS News & Current Affairs and our content partners.

Virgin's pioneering tourist-carrying spacecraft has crashed on a test flight in California, killing a pilot and scattering debris across the desert - and raising...
Hello Kitty cuteness is taking over Little Tokyo in downtown Los Angeles as the city hosts the first Hello Kitty fan convention.
Traditional West African funerals, at which mourners extensively touch and kiss the dead, are “superspreader” events for transmission of the Ebola virus, says a...
The Prime Minister may have wanted a mature discussion, but the week in politics started out as anything but.
Pakistan cricket officials hope Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai can inspire young women to take up cricket.
Pope Francis' comments that the theories of evolution and the Big Bang are real and does not contradict with the role of God has sparked heated debate.
Investigators have recovered additional human remains in eastern Ukraine after gaining rare access to the site where MH17 was downed in mid-July.