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Christie ends term unpopular, but with legs left unbroken

TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — Republican Chris Christie left the New Jersey governor's office with his popularity in tatters, but at least he didn't break a leg.<p>Christie is the first elected New Jersey governor in more than two decades not to suffer a broken leg while in office.<p>— JON CORZINE: The Democrat …

New Jersey

Mapping Australia: Home ownership by district

Toxic boss at work? Here are some tips for coping

Impact on wellbeing<p>Negative consequences for wellbeing reported by participants in the study included:<p><b>Psychological</b><p>Anxiety, depression, burnout, …

Fact check: Did the Government inherit the 'worst set of accounts' in history?

Governments have long blamed their predecessors for the state of affairs they inherit, but Liberal Deputy Leader Julie Bishop says the challenge left …

Australian households awash with debt: Barclays

The ratio compares with 78 per cent globally, down from an all-time high of 81 per cent in 2010. However, Australia is not too far ahead of a range …

Economics

87 Brilliant Designs For A New Pedestrian-Cycling Bridge In London

The London Borough of Wandsworth recently put out a call for design ideas, with a brief to create a “unique landmark” that caters both to pedestrians …

England

Indonesia: a complex country we only think about when we want something

We huddled, our eyes streaming, in what we later learnt was the Indonesian vice-president's compound.<p>The Australian government suggests travellers to …

Articles about who knew relaxed tropical retreat could be made shipping containers on Dwell.com - Dwell

This modern residence and gallery near San Jose, Costa Rica uses metal boxes like puzzle pieces to create a photographer's dream...<p>I wish I could see this cool new pop-up shop in person, but alas, it's in Manhattan and only until October 31. It's the first...<p>Using shipping containers to create …

Costa Rica

Hyperloop Is Real: Meet The Startups Selling Supersonic Travel

The majestic Senate majority leader suite in the U.S. Capitol was still Harry Reid’s in September when he eagerly scooched his leather chair across the Oriental rug to gaze at something that, he was told, would change transportation forever.<p>Former SpaceX engineer Brogan BamBrogan (yes, that’s his …

6 Totally Unromantic Truths About Valentine's Day Spending

Sure, people celebrate Valentine's Day to show how much they love that very special someone in their lives. But that's not the only reason people …

The real threat of terrorism to Australians, by the numbers

Terrorism kills fewer Australians than even the most exotic causes of death, yet we're obsessed with it. The numbers show why we'd be better off …

Hard times loom for too many boomers

However, there are challenges. While many have benefited from rising house prices, for many others, the size of their superannuation accounts is not …

AirAsia flight QZ8501: 'Unique weather' may have caused plane crash, says CEO

Six bodies were recovered before night fell on Tuesday, and the grim task will recommence at first light on Wednesday.<p>Mr Fernandes said the "black …

Australia's national security laws are ushering in a reign of terror

On the night of 25 September 2014, attorney general George Brandis was taking Australia into a reign of terror. There were only a handful of witnesses, even though there were seats for hundreds and cameras covering every angle.<p>He was shepherding into law a bill that gives our spies and their …

Infographic: Australia's heavy housing debt

9 Things Rich People Do Differently Every Day

This story originally appeared on Business Insider<p>What you do today matters. In fact, your daily habits may be a major determinant of your wealth.<p>"The metaphor I like is the avalanche," says Thomas Corley, the author of "Rich Habits: The Daily Success Habits Of Wealthy Individuals." "These habits …

Self-improvement

11 Financial Books Every Young Person Should Read

Those of you who are seeking investing enlightenment are not going to find much of it on the web.<p>I suggest you log off, power down your computer, and read some books. Take your time. The months you spend perusing this list will be well spent.<p>I'd recommend reading at least the first four books …

Investing