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Four new hotels: Marriott adds St Regis to Melbourne invasion

Marriott International's regional development boss Richard Crawford says Melbourne has surpassed Sydney as the country's gateway destination, after …

Hospitality

Melbourne's growth has been extraordinary, but at what cost?

While our city has done many things right, we have also made some terrible mistakes.

Australia

Five million Melburnians: City's population hits milestone tomorrow

It turns out we’ve been going over the same ground for nine decades: when Melbourne hit its first million in 1929, the concerns sounded much like …

Australia

10 Great Aviation Documentaries to Watch on YouTube

AvGeeks love to surf around YouTube. There, you can find audio of JFK ATC reprimanding an Air China pilot, incredible landings in crosswinds and …

Documentaries

Make room in the fridge: You *need* to copy Emmy Rossum’s Whole30 meal-prep game

With her love of vegan breakfast burritos and preference of sudoku and bubble baths over a night of cocktails, Emmy Rossum would fit right in with …

Population pressure a fast-growing concern for Victorian voters

But there are aspects of the growth that disturb him; as tall towers have proliferated, sunlight has become scarcer and wind tunnels have …

How to clean your gross, waxy AirPods

The other day on the metro, I pulled out my AirPods and dropped one on the floor. It bounced over dried and dirty beer stains, and who knows what other filth and bacteria traipsed in on a million passengers’ shoes (and the odd hippie’s bare feet). I gave up on listening to anything on the trip …

AirPods

Jack Falahee

WTF is GDPR?

European Union lawmakers proposed a comprehensive update to the bloc’s data protection and privacy rules in 2012.<p>Their aim: To take account of seismic shifts in the handling of information wrought by the rise of the digital economy in the years since the prior regime was penned — all the way back …

Macklemore's Same Love takes centre stage at Sydney grand final

<b>American artist Macklemore sang in support of gay rights at one of Australia's biggest annual sporting events during the country's vote on same-sex marriage.</b><p>The singer performed a set ahead of kick-off in the National Rugby League (NRL) grand final in Sydney.<p>Opponents had called for the song Same …

Wallpaper Weekends: Twelve Apostles, Australia for Mac, iOS, and Apple Watch

- Jul 28, 2017<p>Wallpaper Weekends is a series that works to bring you stunning, high-quality wallpapers for your iPad, iPhone, iPod touch, Mac, and …

Apple

Melbourne at risk of becoming 'Australia's most unliveable city'

Melbourne is at risk of becoming “unliveable’’ within ten years and Victoria may languish in recession, a new report suggests.

Census 2016: Australia hits 'tipping point' as Melbourne is set to overtake Sydney

In August, 4,485,211 Melburnians filled out census forms online and on paper, 4,823,991 did the same in Sydney, while 600,000 Australians were …

Malta's Prime Minister Promises to Legalize Same-Sex Marriage

OUT News<p>Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat won a second term in office after calling a snap parliamentary election last month to counter allegations of corruption against his wife and some of his political allies.<p>Muscat's Labour Party won 55 percent of votes in Saturday's election, handing it an …

Roomba creator wants to do for gardens what he did for your floors

The Tertill robot can weed your garden while you relax on the patio.<p>Let's be honest: while planting your garden can be fun, weeding it usually isn't. Not unless you enjoy crouching down for long stretches, anyway. You might not have to endure the drudgery for too much longer, though. Roomba …

Margaret Court is wrong in her reading of the Bible

Polygamy was common, as was the use of slaves as sexual concubines. I don’t hear anyone advocating a “biblical view” of marriage suggesting we return …

Bad Weather, Ugly Beaches. Still, Aussies Are Flocking to Melbourne

Its weather can be depressing, the beaches uninviting and it lacks a mining industry to generate wealth. Yet Melbourne is growing at the fastest pace …

Australia’s urban boom: the latest evidence

Sometime over the next three months, Sydney’s population will reach five million. If Melbourne keeps growing at its current pace, by 2020 it too will …

Australia

Bursting at the seams: what you don't know about Melbourne's runaway growth

Once again, migration is driving the city's growth. But the migrants of today are coming from different places, for different reasons, through …

Is Earth in danger because of star Gliese 710? - IBTimes India

Gliese 710, currently 64 light years away from Earth, is expected to pass through our solar system's Oort cloud in 1.35 million years.<p>A new study …

Amelia Freer: What to eat to boost your immune system for winter

As the weather turns colder and the nights draw in, the season of coughs and colds begins. Now is the perfect time to build up your body’s natural defences, by following my simple tips:<p>Are you eating enough food? Under-nutrition (often a result of juice fasts and crash diets) suppresses normal …

Netatmo’s Smart Thermostat and new Smart Radiator Valves bring HomeKit heating and cooling to Europe

Netatmo, maker of the hyperlocal Weather Station, announced today that its Smart Thermostat and new Smart Radiator Valves officially support Apple’s HomeKit feature. The company highlights providing “the only complete heating solution in Europe that’s compatible with Apple HomeKit.”<p>9to5Mac Happy …

HomeKit

The weekend cook: Thomasina Miers’ flavours of the Mediterranean recipes

Extend the days of summer with a rich aubergine caponata and figs with frozen yoghurt<p>This summer we are swapping the Mediterranean for Burgundy. The food and wine will be delicious where we are staying, but part of me longs for the sun-baked olive oil and vinegar-steeped flavours of southern …

Health benefits of the Mediterranean diet

In election countdown, Turnbull has to juggle 'governing' and 'campaigning'

Malcolm Turnbull was in full lawyer mode when he confirmed on Tuesday the July 2 double dissolution, hedging his wording to meet constitutional …

Turnbull might have to ditch the double dissolution

<b>Forgoing the double dissolution might sound unpalatable, but some of the increasingly possible alternatives - a hung parliament, no mandate, or even</b> …

Australia

9 Best Slow Cooker Chicken Recipes to Warm You Up

Allrecipes home cooks know a good thing when they taste one, and they love the taste of these slow cooker chicken recipes so much that they rate them …