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Surprise surprise, the vast majority of asylum seekers turn out to be genuine. But on this issue the government wants it both ways. http://bit.ly/10hsruz

AM - Year eight Hobart student designs disability app 25/05/2013

ELIZABETH JACKSON: A 14-year-old boy from Tasmania is creating an app to help people with disabilities express exactly what they want to get from the …

22 Amazing Destinations You Can See With Google Street Views

That trip you'd been thinking about is so far down the horizon, you can barely make it out.<p>To top that off, your passport expired three months ago, you have a whopping credit card bill, and you need to pay a parking ticket. You are eternally trapped here, but through the power of The Internet you …

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Very Stylish Fashion Illustrations from the 1920s

<b>Looking for even more inspiration</b> from the 1920s? Then check out these vintage fashion illustrations from the era. We've gotta say: These guys are looking pretty fantastic. Bootlegging and impending Great Depression aside, the Jazz Age had its benefits. Flappers, for one. Impressive men's style, …

Someone should tell this girl that this can't be done

How to Find Motivation to Meditate

`Meditation can be a great way to relax and de-stress. It's also used to create emotional and spiritual well-being. Sometimes, though, meditation …

From Henry VIII to Nelson: how historical figures could look today – in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/tv-and-radio/gallery/2013/may/02/television-secret-life-historical-figures-today<p>720<p>Yesterday's Secret Life of … series …

These 4 Sisters Were Photographed Every Year For 36 Years

The year was 1975 when world-renowned Nicolas Nixon, a professor of photography at the Massachusetts College of Art originally photographed his wife …

Hungry Planet: What the World Eats - in pictures

http://www.theguardian.com/lifeandstyle/gallery/2013/may/06/hungry-planet-what-world-eats<p>720<p>Californian photographer Peter Menzel visited 24 …

The Ultimate Wine-Pairing Infographic

I’ve never understood brussel sprouts. Oh, they’re delicious, roasted in a cast iron pan with big hunks of garlic. But I’ve tried reds, and I’ve tried whites. Neither seems to pair all that well. And wouldn’t you know it? Brussel sprouts are a footnote on this incredible infographic: Foods that …

It’s “Elementary”: Your Guide To The Many Pop Culture Faces Of Sherlock Holmes

With Elementary, one of three current Sherlock properties in play, we look at the many incarnations and enduring appeal of the übersleuth.<p>Some say Sherlock Holmes likes cocaine, others think he’s manic-depressive, while a few armchair analysts figure Britain’s most enduring crime fighter must have …

30 Candid Met Gala Snaps You Haven't Seen (But Need To!)

By now you've most likely feasted your eyes on all the punkalicious (or less than punkalicious) red carpet looks from last night's Met Gala, and …

Snake Attack!

20 Dreamy Trailers for Summer Getaways

Dreaming of summer vacations and getaways in the great outdoors? Us too! And we’ve got our sights set on all sorts of innovative, beautifully designed, and vintage trailers that are just ready to whisk us away. Whether you love car camping every weekend in Northern Cali or are planning a …

Photographing Tokyo's Coolest Escalators

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

World's Coolest Hotel Bathtubs (PHOTOS)

At the Mio Buenos Aires hotel, the bathtubs are works of art: Argentine Mario Dasso personally selects only the most beautiful pieces of calden wood (naturally felled by fire) and carves them into luxurious, oversize soaking tubs.<p>The coolest bathtubs give guests a sense of their own private in-room …

National Parks

Time-Lapse Photos of Embryos May Lead to Heathier In-Vitro Babies

An interesting new imaging technique in use by fertility experts at the CARE fertility clinic in the United Kingdom may be the key to increasing the …

World pic of the day comes from the five-yearly puffin census on the Fame Islands in the UK. Full gallery: http://ow.ly/l7wr0

ABC journalist breaking new ground

Blind cadet journalist Nas Campanella is pioneering a novel way of producing and presenting radio news for Triple J.