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8 Pro Tips for Drool-Worthy Food Photography

Whether you own a restaurant or are a food blogger, you know how important it is to have high-quality, expertly composed food photography on your website and social media profiles. Getting the perfect photo can be tricky, especially if you are new to photography--you can cook an amazing-tasting …

Queensland Election 2015: Campbell Newman and Annastacia Palaszczuk agree on medicinal marijuana

Previously, Premier Campbell Newman has said he was "sympathetic" to the issue, but wanted to wait on the outcome of the NSW trial.<p>On Wednesday, …

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BT's best: Queensland's top 10 signature cocktails

<b>The cocktail</b>: Fairy Floss Windmills<p><b>What's in it</b>: Vanilla vodka, elderflower liqueur, cranberry and apple juice, twist of lemon and topped with …

Tourist attractions in Australia: What foreigners' favourites are

It can be challenge to convince Australians to see their own country before they turn grey and nomadic. But, as Sue Williams writes, if you won't …

How to fund your child's education

This is an easy way to save for child education costs and by using an offset account or redraw account, you can access these funds later when the …

New $20 GP fee: Abbott government's health charge changes explained

<b>Why is the federal government doing this?</b><p>The government says this will help save $3.5 billion by 2017-18 and make Medicare more sustainable. It will …

Queensland election: all about the environment, bikies and privatisation

The Queensland election campaign might well turn on three issues: the environment, bikies and privatisation.<p>On all three, the Newman government has polarised Queensland voters and put policy daylight between it and the Labor opposition.<p>Environment<p>Campbell Newman’s regulatory reforms in favour of …

Christmas remorse has struck again

<i>Le sigh.</i><p>All right. We all know what happens next, because it happens every goddamned year.<p>The final Christmas house guest leaves and some brutal …

How to manage credit card debt

<b>Cut up your credit cards</b><p>Yes, you read that right. If you have a history of multiple maxed-out credit cards, you need to take this opportunity to get …

Man with terminal illness told to look for work

"[Newstart appointments] are very time costly, which I have so little of. I'd much rather be visiting friends and relatives before I die," he …

45 Quick Changes That Will Help Your Resume Get Noticed

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Strong women strengthen us all so let's hear it for the frightbats

Or perhaps around the campfire, since it is in our shared campfire fictions that these cultural lies circulate most vividly. Certainly, the gender …

Ten New Year's resolutions every traveller should make

Another impending New Year, another opportunity to make a list of resolutions for a better life. Why not add travel to the slate? Like cooking or …

Two-thirds of cancer cases caused by "bad luck": Johns Hopkins Medicine study

"Cancer-free longevity in people exposed to cancer-causing agents, such as tobacco, is often attributed to their 'good genes,' but the truth is that …

'60 the new 40': Julie Bishop calls on business to better value the over 60s

Ms Bishop's first ministerial appointment was in 2003 as the Minister for Ageing in the Howard government and she used the appointment to highlight …

Facebook defamation: man awarded $12.5K after estranged wife's 'domestic violence' post

"I guess I have a right to freak out, panic or whatever I do when things get on top of me but I don't have the right to make my family and you suffer …

Top 10 most complained about ads of 2014

This is a small, but significant, victory for free speech.<p>I'm not joking.<p>I'll use the example of 2014's "most offensive" ad, as determined by the raw …

5 Surprising Ways to Boost Your Memory

<i>This article originally appeared on RealSimple.com.</i><p><b>1. Nibble on chocolate</b>: Just this week, we learned that eating chocolate might lessen age-related …

5 Simple Things That Will Make Your Life Better

<b>1) Want to be happy?</b><p>It’s more about perspective than anything else. Write down three good things that happen to you every day.<p>Via Flourish: A …

4 Ways People Get Hurt on New Year's Eve

For many, New Year’s celebrations can be the among the most fun parties of the year. But there’s a reason police departments and firemen and …

Gender equality: What scares terrorists (Opinion) - CNN.com

Kurdish Peshmerga fighters assemble at a shrine on Iraq's Mount Sinjar on Friday, December 19. The Kurdish military said that with the help of coalition airstrikes, it has "cleansed" the area of ISIS militants. ISIS has been advancing in Iraq and Syria as it seeks to create an Islamic caliphate in …

These 5 Things Will Make You Smarter

<b>1) Get rid of the distractions</b><p>You can’t multitask.<p>Via Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School:<p>To put it …

7 Psychology Tricks to Make Your Resolutions Stick

You know the old goal-setting adage: Don’t bite off more than you can chew (especially if your goal is to lose weight). But if that were all it took, …

10 Surprising Health Benefits of Being a Woman

Members of the so-called weaker sex, listen up. Thanks in part to the protective benefits of female hormones, as well as the lifestyle choices women …

What I Learned When I Called Off My Engagement

My life with David* was a surprise. I had returned from a six-month stint in Osaka, Japan, to my small-town family home just out of Sydney, …

The Science of Dealing With People You Hate

Chris Pecoraro—Getty Images<p>Sam Edwards—Getty Images/Caiaimage<p>Jetta Productions—Getty Images<p>by nacoki ( MEDIA ARC )—Getty Images/Flickr RF<p>Reza …

Why halal certification is in turmoil

Halal products are certified as being free from anything that Muslims are not allowed to eat or use (such as pork and alcohol). The products must be …

Fear of flying: the spectre that haunts modern life

Air transport,Plane crashes,World news,Malaysia Airlines flight MH370,Malaysia Airlines flight MH17,Ukraine,Airline industry,Business,Psychology,Science<p>After a bad year for the air travel industry dominated by disasters and technical meltdowns, Alex Preston decides to come to terms with his …