Jill Fisher

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The pensioners retiring overseas because they can't afford Australia

On a cobbled street in the south of Spain, Norah Ohrt lives like a typical Andalusian in a little white house with red flowers blooming from the …

Retirement

Counting the cost of the Coalition (Part 2): Where has Australia’s wealth gone?

<b>The first four Coalition Federal budgets have all left Australia much poorer. The fifth, last week, continues that trajectory. In the concluding part</b> …

Australia

Nuts Are a Bad Source of Protein

These alternatives are far more efficient.<p>I love getting protein from plant sources as much as I can. I eat two cans of beans after every workout, and I’m the first person to remind people that potatoes and oats have a surprisingly great range of amino acids. I was a vegetarian for five years and …

Nutrition

10 Best Movies to See in April: 'Avengers: Infinity War,' Raunchcoms, Rock vs. Monsters

The biggest superhero crossover ever, Dwayne Johnson vs. giant beasts, the female 'Superbad' – what to see this month at the movies<p>Oh, April – not …

Heating Up: 20 Hot New Thrillers to Read This Spring - Signature Reads

Philip Kerr’s bestselling Bernie Gunther series continues with <i>Greeks Bearing Gifts</i>. In this latest installment, readers find Gunther in 1956 Munich, operating under the alias “Christoph Ganz.” He’s hit a bit of a dead end in his career but finds his life reinvigorated when he takes a job as a …

Books

All of the Best Apps for When You Want to Learn Something New

Who says you can't teach an old dog new tricks?<p>If you’re a naturally curious person like I am, then you probably have a lot of questions about …

Apps

Novel antioxidant makes old blood vessels seem young again

Older adults who take a novel antioxidant that specifically targets cellular powerhouses, or mitochondria, see aging of their blood vessels reverse …

Wellness

'Prototype' Bose Sleepbuds are selling for $800 on eBay

Some of those lucky enough to purchase an early-bird version of Bose's Noise-Masking Sleepbuds are flipping them online for a lot more than they paid.<p>Back in November audio specialist Bose did something unusual -- for Bose, anyway. To get feedback on a new product it was creating, in-ear wireless …

Consumer Tech

New videos show off iPad’s best tricks

Apple wants to make sure iPad users know how to work with two apps at once, and also how an Apple Pencil can mark up screenshots. A couple of new videos walk users through each of these quickly and simply.<p>The video are likely timed to benefit people buying the new iPad, the first budget iOS tablet …

Lose 22 Pounds in 9 Days With Dr. Berg's Turbo Keto Diet Plan

Years ago, Virginia-based natural health expert Eric Berg, DC, had a few patients who weren’t getting results on the Keto Diet — a popular, …

Ketogenic Diet

Australia's top 10 wild swimming spots from Lonely Planet

Ask a few Australians about great wild swimming places and they will readily give you a list of a dozen or so they love. But they won’t tell you their absolute favourites. That’s because the best natural swimming spots are the ones you have all to yourself, even in the middle of summer. …

Australia

Scientists say burned fat isn’t converted into energy — here’s where it goes

Most of us have been told when someone loses weight, their fat is “burned off” or turns into energy. But two experts say what we think we know about …

How to Lose 50 Pounds in Three Months

Losing 50 pounds in three months is an ambitious goal for sure — but one that could completely change your life and appearance, not to mention …

Incredible 3D Drawings Pop Off the Page and Sink Into the Ground

Hungarian anamorphic artist Sandor Vamos creates incredible trick-of-the-eye 3D drawings that seem to jump from the page. With an integral understanding of angles and a knack for perspective, Vamos uses clever shading, line work, and perspectives to create his hand-drawn 3D optical illusions. From …

Drawing

How the Liberals directly control news media narratives

It is common knowledge that Melbourne's Herald Sun is a Liberal Party front, but now, after a social media gaffe, it's all out in the open. read …

Journalism

This app uses machine learning and AR to teach you how to draw

For some people drawing comes naturally. But, if you’re anything like me, your stick figures look like misshapen horrors for whom death would surely be a relief. Enter Sketch AR: the AI-powered app that aims to make you a better artist regardless of your current skill.<p>The idea is pretty simple: you …

Read This, and You'll Want to Ditch Ziploc Bags for Good

Plastic cutlery. Saran wrap (don't even get this culinary school grad started). Paper towels.<p>There's a slew of everyday habits that lead to kitchen …

Eating This One “Healthy” Food Could Increase Your Risk of Alzheimer’s

Photo: Shutterstock<p>With the number of people with <b>Alzheimer’s disease</b> growing fast, it’s never too late (nor too early!) to assess your risk. One of …

The Air Opus pop-up camper inflates in 90 seconds flat

The Air Opus Camper makes on-the-road living easy with an amazing self-inflating system that pops up in 90 seconds flat. Simply flick a switch and …

Camping

7 tough lessons people often learn too late in life

Life lessons are full of wisdom because they often have to be learned the hard way. However, the hardest part about that process is realizing that sometimes not every opportunity lasts forever. You finally "get it" long after the fact.<p>If possible, it's best to learn these things sooner rather than …

HOW TO: Turn your food waste into clean energy

Each year, 1.3 billion tons of food ends up lost or wasted — 46 percent of the world’s garbage. While the global food waste situation is what you’d …

Sustainability

How to get children to eat greens: Use more stick and less carrot, study finds

Parents should not reward their children for eating greens, researchers said after discovering that youngsters who are not praised for trying vegetables are more likely to eat them eventually.<p>The best way to get children to eat food they do not like is simply to give them repeated exposure to it, …

These Breathtaking Morocco Travel Destinations Will Stop You in Your Tracks

Morocco is easily one of the most beautiful countries in the world. The vast, breathtaking landscapes—from charming beachside towns to sweeping …

'Suddenly it was total mayhem': Australian inventors celebrate success of revolutionary bee hive

Three years ago, a father and son in Australia finally unveiled a device they had spent a decade inventing: a beehive that releases honey via a tap, without needing to handle the bees.<p>The pair, Stuart and Cedar Anderson, who live in the hinterland near Byron Bay in eastern Australia, an area …

Insects

Four apps that will help you learn to play music

Pick up an instrument, learn your favorite songs, and practice a bit of music theory.<p>I'm a musician, and I learned the tricks of the trade the expensive and slow way: with private guitar lessons, summer music programs, and more theory books than I'd like to admit. Thankfully, in 2018 you can get …

Apps

When Will the Planet Be Too Hot for Humans? Much, Much Sooner Than You Imagine.

<i>To read an annotated version of this article, complete with interviews with scientists and links to further reading, click</i> <i>here</i><i>.</i><p><b>I.</b> ‘Doomsday’<p><i>Peering</i> …

Climate Change

Is everything you think you know about depression wrong?

In the 1970s, a truth was accidentally discovered about depression – one that was quickly swept aside, because its implications were too inconvenient, and too explosive. American psychiatrists had produced a book that would lay out, in detail, all the symptoms of different mental illnesses, so they …

São Paulo

The best alternative board games

Can’t face another four-hour session of that battered 1960s Monopoly board or vowel-less old Scrabble set? Fear not: there’s never been a better time …

Board Games

Human Population Growth and Extinction

Get the latest on our work for biodiversity and learn how to help in our free weekly e-newsletter.<p><b>+</b> <b>PUBLICATIONS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>RELATED CAMPAIGNS</b><p><b>+</b> <b>MEDIA</b><p>We’re in the …

Biodiversity