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Kilauea Trees

Chinese long-range bombers land on South China Sea airstrip in show of strength

The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers on an airstrip in the South China Sea for the first time, a move likely to further fuel concerns …

China

Watch 100 Randomly Ticking Metronomes Miraculously Achieve Synchronicity

It’s always satisfying to impose order on chaos, especially if it doesn’t involve bellowing at a roomful of jacked up teenagers.<p>Witness the …

East Village

Canberra union official wins payout over TURC arrest

Canberra construction union official John Lomax has won an undisclosed payout from the Federal Police over his arrest during the union's royal …

Australia

In the Birthplace of U.S. Oil, Methane Gas Is Leaking Everywhere

A mail box sits on an abandoned well pipe near blooming peonies, logs snag on metal casings rising out of a creek, children swing next to rusted pump …

European court upholds pesticide ban

A European court has upheld a partial ban on three insecticides, saying the European Commission had been right to restrict their use to protect bees.<p>The ruling covers three substances known as neonicotinoids developed by the chemical giants Syngenta, Bayer and Takeda.<p>The General Court of the …

Judiciary

Edinburgh Castle

Running on Empty

Imagination

Makis Makris. 2017

Makis Makris. 2017

US democracy threatened by lies: Rex Tillerson

Former US secretary of state Rex Tillerson has warned that democracy in the US is being threatened by lies, in an apparent rebuke of President Donald …

Rex Tillerson

A short primer on how to Lose Weight — What to Eat and When to Eat

Here’s a startling truth. I can make you fat. Actually, I can make anybody fat. How? I simply prescribe insulin injections. Giving people extra …

Diabetes

Laurel or Yanny? What you hear could depend on your hearing loss

Do you hear "Laurel" or "Yanny"? An expert says your answer could depend on your level of hearing loss.<p>A four-second audio clip of a …

Music Production

Argentina's Football Federation embarrassed by World Cup manual on how to seduce Russian women

Argentina's Football Federation is trying to contain an embarrassing scandal after it handed out a manual that includes advice on how to seduce …

U.S. Dept. of Education

PYD women condemn Turkish occupation of Afrin

The Women's Bureau of the Democratic Union Party (PYD) held a press conference to draw attention to the brutality of the occupation of Afrin carried …

Middle East

The Australia Card - Les Murray - Poem - Australian Poetry Library

Hey True Blue, they are slipping one to you:<br>don't you feel the dimensions?<br>They are sliding in a card — pushing smoothly but not hard —<br>between you and …

Australian Universities

Blackmail charges against CFMEU officials dropped

Blackmail charges against two Construction Forestry and Mining Union bosses have been dramatically dropped in a major blow to the Coalition’s Royal …

Corruption

Openreach Begin Consulting on Withdrawal of UK PSTN Phone Network

As expected Openreach (BT) has today begun consulting broadband ISPs and the wider UK telecoms industry on their plan to withdraw the old traditional …

Telecoms

Liberal Totalitarianism

It used to be an axiom of liberalism that freedom meant inalienable self-ownership. But liberal individualism seems to have been defeated by a …

Property Rights

Prosecutors Narrow Application For Media Ban On Cardinal George Pell Trial

The Victorian Department of Public Prosecutions has narrowed its application for a complete ban on media reporting of the trials of Cardinal George …

Media Industry

This is how your MHR data will be used • The Medical Republic

On Friday the Federal Government quietly released its long-awaited framework for secondary use of information contained within the My Health Record. …

Health Care

Why we should be boosting ABC funding, not cutting it

It’s ironic Communications Minister Mitch Fifield has difficulty communicating. But don’t worry, I’m here to help: cutting the ABC’s funding makes …

Australia

US opens Jerusalem embassy amid Gaza bloodshed

The Donald Trump administration and US lawmakers celebrated the grand opening of the new US Embassy today as Israeli soldiers killed dozens of …

Israel

Who are Australia’s largest carbon emitters?

<b>1.AGL – 43.4 million tonnes</b><p>AGL remains Australia’s largest emitter, with an output more than twice as high as the next largest emitter. This is …

Fossil Fuels

Hunter Valley's Bylong River could 'dry up' as department ignores advice of NSW Water Office

A large foreign-owned mine planned for prime agricultural land in the NSW Hunter Valley could cause the Bylong River and local creeks to "dry up", …

Water

Iraqi VP’s Coalition rejects election results, calls for formation of emergency provisional government

ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – The National Coalition, led by Iraqi Vice-President Ayad Allawi, on Sunday called for the rejection of the – as of yet …

Middle East

Why Fasting Is The Best Way To Lose Weight

5 Scientifically-Backed Reasons Fasting Helps Effortlessly Burn Fat Without Wasting Money on Gym Memberships, Supplements, or Expensive Equipment<p>“The …

Wellness

This 75-Year Harvard Study Shows How To Have Lifetime Joy

Lessons from the longest study on human happiness (TED).<p>For over 75 years, Harvard’s Grant and Glueck study has tracked the physical and emotional …

Happiness

EXPLAINER: The Stakes Are Bigger Than You Think In A War With Iran

With more missile strikes overnight, the United States and to a lesser extent Israel are leading the charge against Iran in the Middle East. Michael …

Middle East

Pyrrhic Victory: Judge Rules For Channel 7 But Sympathises With Amber Harrison

The latest chapter in the never-ending Channel 7-Amber Harrison saga is out, and while it’s a technical victory for Channel 7, if you were a …