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Australia’s 30 best-performing super funds revealed

Superannuation has been a standout investment for the past decade, with the top 30 funds recording an average gain of 9.2% for the year to June 30 …

Investing

Challenges and difficulties of travelling

The first time I travelled by myself, I got scammed. And we're not talking within the first few weeks, or even the first few days. We're talking …

Travelers

Facial recognition is here to stay. And we should all probably accept it

For the past few years, the world’s biggest tech companies have been on a mission to put artificial-intelligence tools in the hands of every coder. The benefits are clear: Coders familiar with free AI frameworks from Google, Amazon, Microsoft, or Facebook might be more inclined to someday work for …

Just Opened: A Secret Japanese Shabu Shabu Pop-Up In The CBD

The Verdict<p>If you haven't heard the news, Kappo in the CBD is no more. The Japanese restaurant at the top of Flinders Lane has packed up its bags for …

Hear Chris Cornell and his daughter sing ‘Nothing Compares 2 U’

This past weekend saw families in a number of countries around the world celebrate Father’s Day. The day can be pretty tough for those who have lost …

'Unravel Two' is a cooperative sequel and it's out right now

Yarny is back, right here and right now. <i>Unravel Two</i> is the sequel to 2016's <i>Unravel</i>, an adorable and emotional platformer starring a tiny character made out of bright red yarn, developed by indie studio Coldwood Interactive. The new game introduces a second, blue Yarny. Players are able to control …

The mystery of where Earth's water came from deepens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The mystery of where Earth's water came from got murkier Wednesday when some astronomers essentially eliminated one of the chief suspects: comets.<p>Over the past few months, the European Space Agency's Rosetta space probe closely examined the type of comet that some scientists …

Comets

Jeff Horn vs Terence Crawford: The hype-free guide

You've probably heard that Brisbane's Jeff Horn is fighting again on the weekend, defending his title belt against America's Terence Crawford.<p>You …

This bank could top Commonwealth Bank of Australia’s (ASX:CBA) record $700m fine

If you thought the record $700 million fine slapped on the <b>Commonwealth Bank of Australia</b> (ASX: CBA) to settle its money laundering violations with …

Palo Alto Networks' New CEO Is Betting $20 Million of His Own Money on the Company

Nikesh Arora is placing a $20 million bet of his own capital on his performance at his new gig.<p>The incoming CEO of Palo Alto Networks, the world’s …

Silicon Valley

People on a six-figure salary have no right to cry poor

I was working in a Wellington restaurant and home was a one-bedroom flat in a converted house in Wellington.<p>I slept in the lounge while my daughter …

10 of the best dishes to try in Lakemba during Ramadan food fest

During Ramadan, Haldon Street in Lakemba turns into a festive feast.<p>Once the sun sets, Lakemba becomes a hive of food stalls. Hundreds of people …

Amazon geoblocks Australia from U.S. site as tax change kicks in

© Reuters. FILE PHOTO: A web page featuring Amazon's Australian URL is pictured in this photo illustration<p>By Byron Kaye<p>SYDNEY (Reuters) - Amazon.com …

JPMorgan's head of financial planning shares his 5 best tips to start investing

• <b>JPMorgan’s head of financial planning, Michael Liersch, shared tips for new investors.</b>• <b><br>Liersch says most investors can be successful if they have a</b> …

How Gross Is it to Wear Your Shoes in the House?

The final word on whether dragging in all that bacteria on your shoes will actually make you sick.<p>You’ve always been a bit of a germaphobe. Your hermetically sealed home is a wonderland of disinfectants, antibacterial soaps, and air purifiers. Say you invite a couple other friends over for a book …

Australia's top restaurants: why we love Japanese food and restaurants

Forget what you know about Japanese food. If California rolls, tinned tuna cushioned between day-old rice and soggy tempura prawns come to mind, …

Japanese Food

Claim tax deductions for tech, but know you’re being watched

A surge in people working from home and using devices such as mobile phones and iPads for work-related tasks has opened the door to a new wave of tax …

Netflix and YouTube streaming video is about to get a lot faster

Tech's biggest companies -- including Google, Microsoft, Amazon, Facebook, Cisco and Netflix -- have finished the first version of video compression technology called AV1, and now they're ready to use it to speed up your streaming video.<p>AV1 can match the quality of the prevailing video compression …

Studio Essentials: 10 Things You Need To Make Your Studio Comfortable and Functional

Home > Studio Essentials: 10 Things You Need To Make Your Studio Comfortable and Functional<p>A Headphone Hanger<p>Headphones are an integral element of …

The iconic Greek Presidential Guard in Melbourne

The Organisational Committee for Greek National Day is very proud to announce to the wider Hellenic Australian Community that next year’s parade on …

Where To Find Ultimo’s Best Cheap Eats

<b>Hainanese chicken rice at Malacca Straits - $12</b><p>The menu at Malacca Straits is extensive and tempting, but the best dish is also its simplest. "I …

If You Want to Build Muscle, Here's How Much Protein You Should Be Eating Every Day

When it comes to building lean muscle mass or bulking up, most people know they need to lift weights and eat more protein. After all, protein is the …

WHO launches health review after microplastics found in 90% of bottled water

Researchers find levels of plastic fibres in popular bottled water brands could be twice as high as those found in tap water<p>The World Health Organisation (WHO) has announced a review into the potential risks of plastic in drinking water after a new analysis of some of the world’s most popular …

Pollution

Want to bond with your pet? Try 'dog-speak'

Adopting a baby-like tone when talking to a dog can help owners bond with their pets, scientists have found.<p>Most owners can be found changing their voice when talking to their pets, often mirroring the same exaggerated high-pitched sounds that parents use with their children.<p>Now scientists at the …

Unique DNA of Cancer-Free Elephants Exposes Origins of Human Disease

The animals helped "reveal new elements in the human genome."<p>Elephants very, <i>very</i> rarely develop cancer. This makes them very unique, as cancer is a …

Scientists Finally Know Why Tattoo Ink Lasts Even Though Skin Regenerates

No wonder they're so hard to get rid of.<p>If the skin regenerates itself every couple of weeks, then why do tattoos last for <i>years</i>? Sure, we know that …

Donald Trump says he would have run into Florida school shooting, even if unarmed

US President Donald Trump has boasted that he would have run into the deadly Florida high school shooting, even if he didn't have a weapon.<p>At a …

YouTube now lets Live viewers control streamers' lights and pet feeders

YouTube today announced it’s introducing new features to its Live streams to bring its communities closer together.<p>Among the changes is chat replay, which allows anyone watching saved livestreams to see the chat — an indispensable feature when rewatching streams as you might otherwise wonder who or …

Apps

Covert 'Replay Sessions' Have Been Harvesting Passwords by Mistake

Yes, websites track your behavior online. But some go much further than what you'd reasonably expect, using so-called session replays to create a …

A Visual Tour Of The ‘Best Value Destinations’ Of 2018

Traveling to exotic destinations can be a life-changing experience. The memories you make while trekking the world with friends and family will last you far longer than a flatscreen. On top of just getting to see new places, travel can also immerse you in a culture you might not otherwise have ever …