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The 5 Best Dildos

I love sex toys. Nothing like rushing home from class because you know you have a nice, vibrating dildo waiting for you in your dorm room! No matter …

The Age

Five habits of healthy people

<b>2. Exercise regularly</b><p>If the Prime Minister can find time to exercise most days, why can't you? Let's face it, everybody these days is super busy – …

Brisbane

Stifling heat, anarchy, refugees

The "profound" shift in living conditions as a result of climate change is raised in <i>Four Degrees of Global Warming: Australia in a hot world</i>, a …

The West Australian

$100m on the lineVideoPerth investors fear for their moneyMore than 300 people from WA have invested about $100 million in a company that is now …

U.S. Federal Courts

Ultimate guide to Australian sharks

<b>BEAUTIFULLY ATTUNED TO A</b> life under water, sharks have patrolled the oceans for more than 400 million years.<p>While more than 400 species of sharks are …

OPINION: Australia's step back on climate change

<b>EARLY IN SEPTEMBER, BUSHFIRES</b> broke out in Sydney’s west. That is, less than a fortnight after the end of winter, temperatures over 30 degrees led to …

AG reader photo: Sea Star, TAS

<b>QUEENDSLANDER LEIGH DE WIT</b> was delighted to see this eight-armed sea star (<i>Patiriella calcar</i>) edging its way across shellfish encrusted rocks on the …

Incredible images bring Australian reefs to life

<b>FOR NEARLY TWO YEARS,</b> Catlin Seaview Survey – with the help of an international group of photographers and scientists – have been diving reefs across …

Shark Declines: Fuel for a Decade of Conservation Effort

<b>Shark Declines: Fuel for a Decade of Conservation Effort</b><p><b>by Austin J. Gallagher & Neil Hammerschlag</b><p>Scientists have been studying the population status of sharks for years and while the vulnerability, threatened status and biological importance of sharks has long-been well-recognized and documented …

10 cities with brilliant beaches

If you're thinking about your next getaway but aren't sure whether to take a city break or a beach holiday, then we may have the answer. These sunny cities sit conveniently on the coastline, meaning you can take your city break with some sunbathing on the side.<p>Barcelona, Spain<p>Barcelona is Spain’s …

Barcelona

The 11 best street foods worth blowing your diet over

You’re on holiday abroad exploring a local market. Suddenly an enticing aroma encircles you and makes you turn your head to find the source. There’s a long queue of hungry people looking jealously at people walking away munching on something delicious-looking. What are they eating? Maybe you should …

Deep Frying

The world's best high teas

Sipping tea in rarefied surroundings is a simple treat that can turn a fun city break into something truly memorable. High (or afternoon) tea, involving delicate cakes, buttery scones and the occasional glass of bubbly, is an English tradition dating back to the 1840s. So it’s unsurprising that the …

Tea

Destinations that pair well with wine and beer

A glistening glass of local wine, with a tasty little snack on the side - is there anything better? It's no coincidence that when a place produces particularly good wine and beer, a gourmet accompaniment seems to spring forth from the area to join in. Here we celebrate seven destinations that …

Northern California

Five road trips from airports worldwide

London, Paris, Los Angeles, Tokyo and Sydney: all great cities. But let's say you've just landed and want to get away from their urban sprawl as quickly as possible; get out into the surrounding region where you can explore towns and natural treasures at your own pace without hassles of traffic, …

National Parks

Top 10 experiences on Hawaii's Big Island

Island fever may happen elsewhere, but it's almost unheard of on Hawai'i. The aptly named Big Island is fantastically diverse, with miles of highways and - better yet - byways to explore. From age-old fishing villages to modern mega resorts, from snow-capped peaks to sandy beaches, you'll …

Top 10

Five of Australia's treasured islands

Ah, Australia. Partying the night away amid the bright lights of Sydney. Exploring the undersea extravaganza of the Great Barrier Reef. Watching the sun rise over wind-sculpted Uluru. A visit Down Under is never short of do-before-you-die moments.<p>But did you know that there’s a whole lot more to Oz …

Australia

Pope speaks to Pinoys: Use social media to spread message of Christ

Pope Francis on Friday urged modern-day Filipinos and Catholics to let Jesus Christ be known in the world of science, technology and social media.<p>The …

Christianity

The Heat Is On: Which Animals Will Win or Lose in Climate Change?

Wildlife & Wild Places<p><b>It’s hard to miss a moose.</b><p>Moose weigh in at up to 1,800 pounds with antlers that can span 6.5 feet across, yet it’s harder to spot one in North America these days. From British Columbia to New Hampshire, moose populations are in decline and, the <i>New York Times</i> reports, climate …