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Curious Kids: How can you tell if your cat is happy and likes you?

Susan Hazel, Senior Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide - avatar Susan Hazel, Senior Lecturer, School of Animal and Veterinary Science, University of Adelaide

The things you see your cat doing are probably what it enjoys.Flickr/Jennifer Williams, CC BYThis is an article from Curious Kids, a series for children. The Conversation...

Trash or treasure? A lot of space debris is junk, but some is precious heritage

Alice Gorman, Senior Lecturer in archaeology and space studies, Flinders University - avatar Alice Gorman, Senior Lecturer in archaeology and space studies, Flinders University

The Telstar 1 satellite inspired a chart-topping pop tune, the iconic black-and-white hexagonal Adidas soccer ball, and maybe even a Doctor Who creature, the Mecanoids.Na...

Bitcoin investors should be taxed like any other investor

Jason Potts, Professor of Economics, RMIT University - avatar Jason Potts, Professor of Economics, RMIT University

Despite its name, cryptocurrency isn’t just money. It could also be debt or equity and so it should be regulated and taxed in the same way as other finance.The toke...

Mansplaining Australian cities – we can do something about that

Kerry Brown, Professor of Employment and Industry, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University - avatar Kerry Brown, Professor of Employment and Industry, School of Business and Law, Edith Cowan University

"I don’t think there are many women who think, 'Oh, my ideal project would be a massive tower.' "Anthony Delanoix/Unsplash, CC BYThe American writer Rebecca Solnit...

I've always wondered: can animals be left- and right-pawed?

Janice Lloyd, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Behaviour, Welfare & Ethics, James Cook University - avatar Janice Lloyd, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Behaviour, Welfare & Ethics, James Cook University

Southpaws seem to be more common among cats and dogs than humans.Eric Isselee/Shutterstock.comThis is an article from I’ve Always Wondered, a series where readers s...

My favourite album: David Bowie’s Diamond Dogs

Alex Sharpe, Professor of Law, Keele University - avatar Alex Sharpe, Professor of Law, Keele University

David Bowie performs on his 1974 Diamond Dogs world tour. Hunter Desportes/Flickr, CC BYDiamond Dogs, David Bowie’s eighth studio album released in 1974, was the fi...

New Zealand votes for conservatism and the status quo

Grant Duncan, Associate Professor for the School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University - avatar Grant Duncan, Associate Professor for the School of People, Environment and Planning, Massey University

Bill English addresses supporters at the National Party election night event.AAP, CC BY-NDAfter a dramatic election campaign that looked promising for the centre-left, Ne...

NZ First to hold balance of power after election

Adrian Beaumont, Honorary Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne - avatar Adrian Beaumont, Honorary Associate, School of Mathematics and Statistics, University of Melbourne

With all election night votes counted at yesterday’s New Zealand election, the conservative National won 46.0% (down 1.0 from 2014), Labour 35.8% (up 10.7 from an a...

 

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Don’t miss your chance to spend New Year’s Eve in the middle of Sydney Harbour

Celebrate New Year’s Eve on Cockatoo Island, Sydney’s Harbour only Island where you can stay overnight, and watch the fireworks from a spectacular l...

Surprise Your Partner with a Gift – But What?

It’s probably far too long since you last did something unexpected for your partner, but sometimes this can make buying a spontaneous gift an extrem...

Dietitian promotes the benefits of Australian foraged Superfoods

The vitamin-packed Australian superfoods introduce an exciting eating experience and provide a bountiful source of antioxidants. Hayley Blienden i...