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If Alexander loses Bennelong, Turnbull will slide into survival mode

It’s fair to say that the voters of Bennelong, having been bombarded solidly for a month, will be relieved to see the back of the byelection circus. Right now, it’s hard to predict who else will be relieved once the votes are counted on Saturday night.<p>While it’s always wise as a journalist to look …

Australia

Women’s work is still work

A recent essay on emotional labor missed this point.<p>In a <i>Harper’s Bazaar</i> essay last week, writer Gemma Hartley recalled an argument she had with her …

The Big Bang Wasn't The Beginning, After All

The Universe began not with a whimper, but with a bang! At least, that’s what you’re commonly told: the Universe and everything in it came into existence at the moment of the Big Bang. Space, time, and all the matter and energy within began from a singular point, and then expanded and cooled, …

Universe

Forget His Paintings, Raphael’s Drawings Reveal His True Genius

Art World<p>A new exhibition of the artist's drawings shows the real brilliance of the master's gift.<p>,<p>Raphael is unquestionably one of the greatest …

Art

Laser technology uncovers 1,600-year-old Christian frescoes in Rome's biggest catacomb

Deep in a labyrinth of dank tunnels, in the heart of Rome’s oldest and largest catacombs, archaeologists have discovered an exquisite set of 1,600-year-old frescoes painted to commemorate the city’s early Christians.<p>Experts used the latest laser technology to uncover the centuries of grime which …

Archaeology

Psychologists have great news for people who worry a lot

There’s no way around it: I am chronic worrier. I worry about running late, but also about showing up to a party too early. About whether my moles have turned cancerous and whether my son is eating enough vegetables. Worries are the first things to pop into my mind when I wake. They creep into my …

Self-help

Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa, scientists find

The history of human evolution has been rewritten after scientists discovered that Europe was the birthplace of mankind, not Africa.<p>Currently, most experts believe that our human lineage split from apes around seven million years ago in central Africa, where hominids remained for the next five …

How the East India Company became a weapon to challenge UK’s colonial past

When he left his native India to set up a business in London in the 1980s, Sanjiv Mehta never dreamed of returning home one day with the East India Company in his pocket. By 2005 he had bought the entire company, which gave him the rights to trade using its name, and its coat of arms as a trademark.<p>…

India

Does Light Lose Energy As It Travels The Universe?

As a wave of light travels through the universe, does it lose energy? For example, what is the wavelength of 450 nm (blue) light after traveling a trillion (1,000,000,000,000) km in the universe? Thank you very much.<p>It does! This loss of energy is usually officially termed a cosmological redshift, …

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

No country with a McDonald’s can remain a democracy | George Monbiot

The best way to combat the likes of Trump, Le Pen and Farage and the politics they represent is to rescue power from the grip of transnational corporations<p>A wave of revulsion rolls around the world. Approval ratings for incumbent leaders are everywhere collapsing. Symbols, slogans and sensation …

McDonald's

Trans-Pacific Partnership: China seizes trade opportunity after Donald Trump's threat

United States President-elect Donald Trump's pledge to dump or renegotiate the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) on his first day in office is a gift …

Porridge Is Back In A Big Way. Here's How To Eat It In The 21st Century.

Oliver Twist would approve.<p>Porridge has a bad rap. Over the years it’s become synonymous with gruel. Gruel — which is basically just watered down porridge — always suggests something gray, bland and terrible. Porridge, however, is none of those things. When made with care, porridge makes a healthy, …

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 …

Recipes

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

This article originally appeared on Time and Barking Up the Wrong Tree.<p>John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% …

Google's AI created its own form of encryption

Researchers from the Google Brain deep learning project have already taught AI systems to make trippy works of art, but now they're moving on to something potentially darker: AI-generated, human-independent encryption. According to a new research paper, Googlers Martín Abadi and David G. Andersen …

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It’s a medical truism that married people live longer than their single counterparts, who – the wisdom goes – are more likely simply to wither away in a landslide tinned food and cats, malnourished in vitamins, mental stimulation and, of course, love.<p>Yet when it comes to older women, a zimmer …

DIY 'garage' scientists could unleash genetically-edited organisms into wild, warn experts

Garage scientists' could unleash dangerous genetically-modified organisms into the environment using unregulated technology which is already available online, a new report has warned.<p>The Nuffield Council on Bioethics said that chemistry kits which allow genetic editing can already be bought online …

Genetics

US election: Donald Trump set to make immigration changes in favour of 'fair and humane' policy

US Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump has signalled a possible shift in his hardline immigration policies, with plans to deport 11 million …

Rape row

Pro-government paper <i>Gunes</i> posted the warning on two billboards at Ataturk Airport’s International Terminal, in both English and Turkish.<p>It reads: …

Brexit: Petition for second EU referendum attracts millions of signatures

Millions of people have signed a petition in the United Kingdom calling for a second EU referendum.<p>Britain on Friday voted to break out of the …

Great Britain

China lays out ‘Internet Plus’ policy to become a tech leader

<i>(Reuters)</i> – China aims to become a world leader in advanced industries such as semiconductors and in the next generation of chip materials, robotics, aviation equipment and satellites, the government said in its blueprint for development between 2016 and 2020.<p>In its new draft five-year development …

Security drone chases trespassers all on its own

After a long wait, Secom's security drone is ready for service... and it has a clever trick up its sleeve. The robot will not only capture photos of cars and people that wander on to forbidden grounds, but automatically chase them to get their faces and license plates on camera. While it won't be …

Drones

Paris climate deal: The word that almost brought down a global agreement

The acceptance of the Paris agreement was met with cheers that rang across La Seine, the specially constructed hall for the historic talks.<p>The voice …

Climate

Is this the on-the-run Paris jihadist in disguise? Image 'circulated by French police shows Salah Abdeslam in wig and glasses' as it emerges he's also fleeing ISIS commanders who are angry that he backed out of suicide attack

• <b>Salah Abdeslam hired the black VW Polo used the terrorists on Friday</b>• <b><br>The 26-year-old has been on the run since the massacres in Paris</b>• <b><br>Police are</b> …