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State government rejects plans for Google HQ in Sydney

The decision comes exactly one year after Google walked away from plans with the government’s developer Urban Growth to convert the White Bay power …

Australia

Italy is Giving Away 103 of its Castles for Free

We all know Italy is so hot right now – and not just weather-wise, but as one of the most popular tourism destinations in the world. It's so filled …

Katie Holmes

Men Without Women by Haruki Murakami – review

Curiosity, in Murakami’s supremely enjoyable, philosophical and pitch-perfect new collection of short stories – his first for more than a decade – is what motivates many of his characters. Their curiosity becomes ours and propels each narrative onwards. But curiosity is shown to be complicated. Is …

Literature

Here's How To Grocery Shop Once And Make Lunch All Week For $20

Keep your stomach and your wallet full.

Australia's housing crisis means even wealthy millennials plan to stay put with their parents

Housing affordability remains a central concern in Australia, and it means that millennials are staying home for longer.<p>That’s one of the findings …

Housing

Humans Are Less Genetically Diverse Than Wheat.

If we look around in a crowd in any great metropolis we’ll often notice, visually at least, great diversity amongst our species. Our facial features, …

Evolution

A 27-year-old who saves 65% of his income shares his 7 best tips for traveling on a budget

More than 10 years later and the 27-year-old's net worth is $170,500 and counting. It's all part of a plan to retire by age 37, but he's not depriving himself to get there, he says.<p>He's currently earning a salary of $80,000 as a financial analyst in Minneapolis and saving about 65% of his take-home …

Personal Finance

REPORT: York Butter Factory is planning a massive expansion into Sydney's redeveloped Australian Technology Park

Melbourne startup co-working space York Butter Factory (YBF) is reportedly about to sign a lease to expand into Sydney’s Australian Technology …

Australia

Navy SEAL's book on the Bin Laden killing shows the real reason why photos of the body were never released

The man who claims he was the SEAL Team 6 operator who shot Osama bin Laden in 2011 has authored a new book, and the retelling of that raid shows the …

Osama Bin Laden

Black Hole "Images" Could Throw Modern Physics Into Disarray

What truths does Sagittarius A* hold?<p>If all things go well, we’re about to finally see what a black hole looks like, as the Event Horizon Telescope …

Black Holes
Zayn Malik

Scientists Have Found a New Way to Get Cancer Cells to Self-Destruct

Set proteins to "kill".<p>A newly discovered mechanism causes cancerous cells to kill themselves off, and researchers say it could be particularly …

Cancer

Vin Diesel says Mark Zuckerberg is such a huge fan he'll correct his own movie quotes when they hang out

In a new interview with The New York Times, Diesel credits his friend Mark Zuckerberg — yes, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg — with encouraging him to reprise his role as the titular hero Xander Cage.<p>Says Diesel:<p>"Of course! I love him. He's such a great guy and he's a fan of my work. He probably …

Mark Zuckerberg

Neuroscientists Have Accidentally Discovered a Whole New Role For The Cerebellum

We've only just scratched the surface.<p>One of the best-known regions of the brain, the cerebellum accounts for just 10 percent of the organ's total …

Neuroscience
Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie Takes All Six Kids to Meet the King of Cambodia: Photos

Back in her groove. <b>Angelina Jolie</b> stepped out in Siem Reap, Cambodia, on Saturday, February 18, ahead of her <i>First They Killed My Father</i> premiere, and …

Human Rights

I've used AirPods for the last month -- here's what Apple should do with its next pair

New colours, or anything else to make them look less goofy<p>The AirPods' biggest problem isn't the mediocre sound, or how the fit isn't great for some, …

Tech Trends

Foreign billionaires in London choosing to rent to avoid stamp duty

Number of lettings costing more than £3,000 a week increased by 28% in the last three months of 2016, research shows<p>Foreign billionaires are renting rather than buying luxury homes in London following increases in tax bills on upmarket properties. Lettings that cost more than £3,000 a week – …

Housing

Putin considers handing over Snowden as 'gift' to the US

Edward Snowden said yesterday that reports Vladimir Putin was considering handing him over to the US as "a gift" to Donald Trump was proof that he is …

Ask Ethan: If gravity attracts, how does the ‘dipole repeller’ push the Milky Way?

Is gravitational repulsion a real thing?<p><i>“For the first time, astronomers have outlined and named the network of galaxies that includes the Milky Way,</i> …

LinkedIn Just Rolled Out A Redesign—Here’s How To Clean Up Your Profile

Now that LinkedIn has a new look, it’s time to update your account–starting with these four cuts.<p>With its largest desktop redesign ever, LinkedIn is fighting the good fight against distraction. The 2017 updates make for less clutter across the platform and a more focused experience on every front, …

Employment

Emotional Intelligence Has 12 Elements. Which Do You Need to Work On?

Esther is a well-liked manager of a small team. Kind and respectful, she is sensitive to the needs of others. She is a problem solver; she tends to see setbacks as opportunities. She’s always engaged and is a source of calm to her colleagues. Her manager feels lucky to have such an easy direct …

Emotional Intelligence

Alibaba's Jack Ma vows to use government funds to grow small businesses

"In China they say if a company gets money from the government this is a stupid company and we appreciate the generosity of the friendliness of this …

Small Business