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Sleepy brains neglect half the world

A new study shows that drowsiness alters awareness in much the same way as a common form of brain damage<p>Damage to certain parts of the brain can lead to a bizarre syndrome called hemispatial neglect, in which one loses awareness of one side of their body and the space around it. In extreme cases, a …

Stephen Colbert Goes After Amazon and Its Ridiculous Photography Patent

Last week, we reported on the news that Amazon had actually patented the age-old practice of photographing things against a white background. This …

Meet “Sydney” – she’s a baby Southern Hairy-nosed wombat that was recently born at @tarongazoo in Sydney (via IG)


Age pension: How does Government financial assistance work after retirement?

Federal Treasurer Joe Hockey has flagged possible changes to superannuation rules before the next election.<p>In last week's budget the Government …