Katrina Robertson

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Razer's Class Warfare

The Australian Labor Party is currently as empty of identity as a video rental store is of custom or a Missy Higgins song of gendered pronouns. …

Razer's Class Warfare: a prick he may be, but Hockey's dancing is irrelevant

"Joe Hockey is a prick." This was the dominant sentiment in my Facebook feed yesterday, and its expression fairly eclipsed pictures of children …

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“A democracy of emotion”—how voting unfolds in India’s biggest city

6:15 am: It’s on<p>The sun has just risen over the quiet, dense streets of Mumbai. Early mornings in Mumbai are typically quiet but today (April 24) is especially so—Election Day is a holiday and the usual commutes are abandoned in favor of voting near home.<p>Roughly 21 million people live in Mumbai and …

Who Was Carl Sagan?

The famed scientist, and celebrity, had a lot more going on than just hosting a television series.<p>It was almost like a dispatch from another planet: the invitation to the young astronomer to leave Brooklyn and visit the lakes and gorges of upstate New York.<p>"A letter shows up in my mailbox from Carl …

Stephen Fry calls for boycott of Winter Olympics over Russia’s anti-gay laws

Stephen Fry has urged prime minister David Cameron to support moves to strip Russia of the 2014 Winter Olympics over concerns about anti-gay laws …

Parents blocked from seeing body of son killed in asylum boat tragedy

Indonesian authorities are blocking a Perth man and his wife from seeing the body of their infant son who drowned in a recent asylum boat tragedy.<p>The …

Listen: Lana Del Rey - Summertime Sadness (Richy Ahmed Remix)

Richy Ahmed is giving away a house-styled <b>Lana Del Rey</b> re-work.<p>What is it about Lana Del Rey which makes her such an effective house diva? The …

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“Angry Birds” Comes To The Kennedy Space Center

The 4,485-square-foot, seven-exhibit attraction includes making your own digital Angry Bird, playing the Eggsteroid Slingshot, and traversing the …

LGBT Retirement Money

We know we'll need a retirement nest egg now that were married, or at least thinking about it. Being financially joined at the hip leads to thoughts on funding our dreams, even after our hairline starts to disappear. One person in each couple usually takes the lead in planning, but cooperation …

A Seemingly Insane Idea That Actually Struck Gold

<b>Click here to read an original op-ed from the TED speaker who inspired this post and watch the TEDTalk below.</b><p>In April 2000, a bizarre research paper appeared in the pages of <i>Nature</i>, one of Britain's oldest and most venerable scientific journals. In the paper, Mriganka Sur and his colleagues claimed …

"Hidden Away" Is a Saturday Night Howler

TV Review Jackie K Cooper<p>"Hidden Away" (Lifetime)<p>What do you do when it is Saturday night and there is no "Sharknado" on to scoff at? Well you find something almost as idiotic and that is the Lifetime Original Movie "Hidden Away." Yes, this is a movie so ridiculous that it will make you laugh in …

How Yoga Could Help Keep Kids In School

Scientific evidence is mounting daily for what many have long sensed: that practices like mindfulness, meditation, and yoga can help us address certain intractable individual and societal problems. Prominent companies – Google, General Mills, Target, Apple, Nike, AOL, and Procter & Gamble among …

Deputy UN chief stresses power of technology to protect women and girls from violence

The deputy head of the United Nations today highlighted the power of technology to empower women and girls, especially to protect them from violence, …

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