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Gracie Phillips explains why she kept the identity of her father Lou Diamond Phillips under wraps

Gracie Phillips didn’t experience your typical childhood.<p>Her mother is Kelly Phillips, a former Elite model. Her father, Lou Diamonds Phillips, is a celebrated Hollywood actor, still recognized by fans for playing tragic rock star Ritchie Valens in 1987’s “La Bamba.”<p>And now at 20-years-old, she’s a …

The 15 most useful Google apps you never knew existed

Google can be your best friend when it comes to searching for answers or information online. Millions of people use it every day, but only few can …

Apps

Australia was born out of a gulag. Not much has changed

It’s a well-worn solution to an intractable human problem involving a large group of inconvenient people – ship them off somewhere, put a wall (whether of ocean, stone or steel) around them, and try to forget about the whole thing.<p>You could argue that our country was founded as a result of this …

Australia

These award-winning science images show the world in ways you've never imagined

Every day, scientists work to understand the aspects of the world that are completely unknown to the rest of us. Some study the way blood vessels provide oxygen to an African Grey parrot, others follow tiny bobtail squid that light themselves up while hunting for shrimp, and others try to …

University of London

Elizabeth Blackburn on the telomere effect: ‘It’s about keeping healthier for longer’

The Nobel winner says keeping telomeres – the ends of our chromosomes – in prime condition can stave off diseases associated with ageing<p><b>You won your Nobel prize for medicine for your discoveries concerning telomeres, found at the ends of chromosomes. What are telomeres and what happens to them as</b> …

Telomere

This home theater setup makes exposed wires look cool

You can spend hours on cable management when trying to create the perfect home cinema setup, but you don’t need to. Why hide the wires away when you can make them look as good as they do in the sweet setup above?<p>All you need is a tube of superglue, steady hands, and patience.<p>This setup boasts an …

Home Theater

It's not state government we should abolish. Sydney's councils should go

Five ongoing corruption investigations or inquiries into representatives at five Sydney councils were launched last year.<p>Add in another five into …

Space Tourism Posters

Imagination is our window into the future. At NASA/JPL we strive to be bold in advancing the edge of possibility so that someday, with the help of …

The Beautiful User Interface Design of Screens Featured in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story

BLIND LTD, a company that conceptualizes powerful images for their clients, created a gorgeous collection of user interface designs for screens …

How universities deny students the right to develop their potential

While Australian institutions loudly proclaim the worth of maintaining the status quo and reinforce the cosy positioning of consortiums such as the …

The Best Paint Colors for a Beach House Photos

Miles Redd once told us to look to the great outdoors to determine which colors to use in our interiors, and there's no better place to heed that advice than at your beach house. What lies outside a waterfront getaway—multihued seashells, the sparkling blue ocean, scuttling orange crabs—offers …

Graphic designer Timm Henger's posters are so fresh and so clean

Timm Henger’s work first jumped out at us at the Glasgow Design Festival Scotland, where his poster was pitted against a cool 3,442 other entries …

Graphic Design

Trump’s Triumph Is One for the Ages

Voters just saved America from disaster, and for that they should be thanked.<p>Congratulations to President-elect Donald J. Trump.<p>Never having run for …

Donald Trump

Liberals this is very simple — you lost because Hillary Clinton is objectively terrible

Ding dong the witch is dead.<p>I woke up humming that little ditty for some reason. Leftists, on the other hand, appear to have gotten no sleep at all. They’ve been wide awake since last night rending their garments and screaming that Literally Hitler was just elected. He’s not a legitimate president, …

Reality TV

20 color ideas for your dream kitchen

There is a tendency to believe that for functional spaces like bathrooms, utility rooms & kitchens, the associated ware & fittings are sufficient and …

Tyler Florence's Hack Will Forever Change the Way You Make Mashed Potatoes

Food Network chef Tyler Florence shared his mashed potatoes recipe with us, and I immediately had to try it. Traditionally, potatoes are cooked in water before being mashed together with butter and cream (or milk). However, Tyler suggests cooking the potatoes in the cream itself, so no potato-y …

Cooking

The world’s biggest nuclear fusion experiment may lead to endless clean energy

Thirty-five countries are working together to build the world’s first large-scale nuclear fusion reactor—and if successful, their efforts could help humans harness the “ultimate green energy.”<p>The reactor, currently estimated to cost $20 billion, is now under construction in southern France. Nuclear …

Energy

What is a director penalty notice and what does it mean for your business?

There is no worse feeling then meeting directors and telling them they have a very large personal liability they never knew about. What follows are …

Nine years after the Pasha Bulker storm, we're finally getting a handle on East Coast Lows

In June 2007, Australia was pummelled by five East Coast Lows. The most significant of them, which struck on June 8-9, is still referred to as the …

How we made Walkabout

Jenny Agutter, actor<p>I was still at ballet boarding school when I went to see Nic Roeg about the role. His wife had seen me in a BBC drama and, after school one day, I met him in his flat, wearing my little grey skirt. It had been longer – but when you’re at boarding school, your parents can’t keep …

Australia

Motorkite Dreaming: ultralight aircraft adventure leads to profound truths about Indigenous culture

In 2013, two buddies from the Adelaide Hills, remote area nurse Aidan Glasby and website builder Daryl Clarke, bought two second-hand ultralight aircraft, and flew them 4,000km north to Broome in Western Australia over eight weeks, fundraising for charities.<p>Conflict was inevitable: the pair had …

Australia

Positive link between video games and academic performance, study suggests

Students who played online games scored above average in maths, science and reading tests, although study does not prove games were the cause<p>Children who play online video games tend to do better in academic science, maths and reading tests, according to an analysis of data from over 12,000 high …

Education

Brindabellas - Near-infrared feature-length film is now available to watch for free on Vimeo and YouTube

Shares 120<p>We featured Glen Ryan’s awesome project Brindabellas on the site just over a year ago. It was filmed and photographed using near-infrared …

6 Simple Home Decorating Tips for the Design-Challenged

Some folks have a natural eye for design and can create a beautifully decorated room in their sleep. The rest of us need a little help. If you have …

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