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What's Assange Up To Now?

Julian Assange called a press conference yesterday to announce... nothing much. Perhaps he's just gotten used to media attention. Jeanette Francis tracks the rise, fall and imprisonment of the infamous Wikileaks founder.

Child Artist Aelita Andre

Aelita Andre got her first exhibition at the age of 20 months. Now the 7 year old abstract expressionist shows and sells work worldwide. Jeanette Francis finds out how this kindergartener took the art world by storm.
Aelita's career began before she could walk. Her father had laid out a canvas and paint to work with, and his nine month old daughter crawled and speadthe paint around while he was distracted. "She seemed to fill the canvas in a way that was...

Cryptic Crossword Creator David Astle

Cryptic crosswords are hard enough to solve; imagine the kind of brain it takes to create them. Lawrence Leung meets the resident crypto cruciverbalist from The Age and SMH, Salted Diva. Or, as he's otherwise known, David Astle. Watch the story...
English is unique in its capacity for wordplay, and most word games originated in the UK. The world's first crossword puzzle appeared in the comic section of the Christmas 1913 edition of New York World. It was devised by Arthur Wynne, and is so...

What's Going On In Ferguson, Missouri?

Images of civilians clashing with the military have been flooding social media and news sites for the past week. But they're not from war zones; they're from a small US town outside St Louis called Ferguson. How did a country at peace explode in...
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James Cameron Interview

James Cameron, the man behind Titanic, Avatar, Aliens and The Terminator, tells Marc Fennell what he has planned for the Avatar franchise, how the idea from The Terminator began with a bad virus in Italy, and why he travelled to the bottom of the...
Deepsea Challenger 3D chronicles Cameron’s solo dive to the depths of the Mariana Trench—nearly seven miles beneath the ocean’s surface—piloting a submersible he designed himself.  Movie look good to you? Here's a trailer.     Before coming t...