Angela Cockburn

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Cruising Vietnam

Vietnam has been a star on Asia’s tourist map for years, but it usually falls under Thailand’s long shadow as a gay party or play destination. On the …

Inside the Real 'Game of Thrones' Tower of Joy

We spoke to production designer Deborah Riley about the real-life location behind the mythic 'Game of Thrones' location.<p><b>This aricle contains some spoilers for Game of Thrones Season 6 Episode 3.</b><p>Few set pieces on <i>Game of Thrones</i> have the level of built-in fan expectations as The Tower of Joy. The …

Fear Of Knowing

Science can sometimes come across as a stuffy, inflexible collection of facts — absolute truths not to be questioned. At least, that's the way it is often taught in schools.<p>The reality of science is very different. Scientists are always questioning, holding out the possibility of being wrong, and …

Physics

Software Design for Non-Designers

<i>Chief Design Officer, SAP</i><p>Prior to taking on his current role, Sam was the Global Head of Design and User Experience, and prior to that Sam led the …

Smoking rates are falling but older people are smoking as much as ever, NSW Health data finds

Ten years ago more than one in four people between 16 and 44 smoked. In 2015 the percentage of people who smoked dropped to roughly 15 per cent.<p>"This …

Design for Default: How to Optimize Your Daily Decisions

If you optimize the default decisions in your life, rather than accepting whatever is handed to you, then it will be easier to live a better life.

Design

Review: LaCie's Porsche Design USB-C drive for MacBook

The MacBook is many things, most of them good. One thing many lament about it (or any MacBook) is the lack of internal storage. That’s where LaCie’s Porsche Design USB-C drive comes in.<p>At 10mm thin (0.4 inches), the 2TB model I tested slipped into a bag with ease. Both the 1TB and 2TB versions are …

USB Type-C

Neuroscience confirms that to be truly happy, you will always need something more

What’s the sign of a life well lived? If you were to judge by LinkedIn resumes alone, you might be impressed by prestigious job titles and accolades. But in person, the importance of these formal achievements quickly fades away. Regardless of career success, there can be something very dispiriting, …

Neuroscience