I'm a smoker and I want to quit. So you might think I’d welcome Bill Shorten’s tough-love tax hike. I don't. I’m tired of being a political football, writes Ian...
Do you always manage to pick up a bug of some sort while you're on your much-awaited holiday? This could be the reason why.
Dozens of schools around the US are opting to ditch the traditional school structure altogether to motivate teens in new ways — and it seems to be working.
The tone coming from the Prime Minister's office has changed dramatically since Malcolm Turnbull took control, writes Catherine McGrath.
The aspiring President is welcome at my house. Because in our house at Thanksgiving, we welcome everyone, writes Steve LeVine.
Australia is getting left behind by a world ready to move beyond coal.
All those mundane, everyday-moment photos that you posted on Facebook years ago are appearing all over again - and they're delightful, writes Melissa Dahl.

Plight of the Funny Female

Why people tend to appreciate men’s humour so much more than women’s.
With the global climate fund we can help children in developing countries with climate change. But it requires adequate funding.
Why do people think it's ok to ask - or rather harass - a woman about the occupancy status of her uterus, asks Maureen Shaw.
For the most successful people, prosperity often feels very fragile.
Keeping the secrets of others, while holding onto one of my own - Helena Bala writes about her year listening to strangers.
The enemy France and Europe are struggling against is far closer to home.
At least 27 people have lost their lives in the most recent terrorist attack in Mali, but it is just the latest in an ongoing battle.
DonateLife Thank You Day - Sunday, 22 November - honours and acknowledges all organ and tissue donors and their families, writes Dr Helen Opdam.

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The war is Syria has left towns and cities in ruins and the cost of the damage continues to rise with no end in sight as the conflict drags on into a fifth year.
Humans can change their environment like no other animal on this planet, and these interactive pictures show how quickly change can happen.
Celebrated mountaineer Tim Jarvis has tackled some of Earth's most hostile environments.
Chinese filmmakers are increasingly looking overseas, including Australia, to develop new ways of keeping up with demand, as local productions are making huge...
Supporters of an Aboriginal woman who died in custody have cried at an inquest while watching footage of her being dragged and carried by WA police.
With the global climate fund we can help children in developing countries with climate change. But it requires adequate funding.
One of Afghanistan's most popular reality TV shows has turned to Australia for talent. The makers of Afghan Star are currently in Sydney, trying to find the next...