Kathryn Roberts

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Wild weather lashes Sydney

At least one person has been injured after heavy rain and hail up to the size of golf balls lashed Sydney on Sunday evening.<p>A fast-moving storm hit …

Woolworths' attempted Aldi imitation is destroying retailer's value amid earnings freefall

Woolworths shareholders have had a torrid couple of years.<p>The company's market capitalisation is down around a third since mid-2014 — quite a hit for …

HSC 2015: Board of Studies to drop English area of study

The journey for the HSC English area of study is over.<p>The NSW Board of Studies has proposed scrapping a long-standing element of the HSC, briefing …

Shadows over the CBD: have Melbourne's skyscrapers reached a tipping point?

In early 2013, Michael Buxton was pondering what central Melbourne was becoming. On every available site, yet another skyscraper was being either …

Classical music isn't a secret society unless we allow it to be

It doesn’t matter if you weren’t brought up with it or don’t know how to pronounce the composers’ names – I wasn’t, I can’t, and it still lets me in<p>Appreciation of classical music, opera and fine art – for me, these were the old tropes that marked out someone’s class as surely as their accent. …

6 Tips to Make Great Photographs with the iPhone 6

When you leave home and hit the road, be it for work, play, or pretty much anything you set out to do, you should always carry a camera. There is a …

“The bees are trying to tell us something”: We may want to listen to the animal our survival depends on

Scientific evidence points to one of the causes of bee deaths–as corporate interests work to discredit the science<p><i>There is one masterpiece, the hexagonal cell, that touches perfection. No living creature, not even man, has achieved, in the centre of his sphere, what the bee has achieved in her own:</i> …

Is instant coffee the next big thing?

• Convenience coffee put to the taste test<p>You might not need that fancy coffee machine much longer. According to a world-leading coffee expert, instant …

Cyclists could be forced to take out insurance in NSW

Cyclists could be forced to contribute to a compensation fund or take out third party insurance, under mechanisms being looked at by the NSW …

How the inventors of Flow Hive coped with a blockbuster crowdfunding project and kept manufacturing in Australia

When Cedar Anderson and his dad Stuart invented the Flow Hive, which lets beekeepers harvest honey by turning on a tap, they assumed they would have …

Why Andrew Bolt is wrong about Tony Abbott and Malcolm Turnbull

Having watched the vanquished of Australian politics squeal like stuck pigs over this past fortnight, it's hard not to draw the obvious conclusion …

Solar-Powered Ecocapsule Allows You to Live Off the Grid Anywhere in the World

Slovakia's Nice Architects recently revealed several exciting details about the Ecocapsule that will give you the opportunity to live anywhere in the world. Ecocapsule is a micro-shelter that operates off-grid by using sustainable technology such as solar power, rainwater collection and filtration, …

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