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The melancholy of human existence is that we constantly crave something new. But the new quickly becomes old. And then what?

While the many exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their cats have not. This new book provides a cat’s-eye view of maritime history.

A fun tongue-in-cheek music video sending up the Backstreet Boys, created by a church team from Sydney, has made it onto national TV.

If you have a kid who’s into online games, it can be tough to stay across what they’re up to. Just when you’ve got your head around the latest cool thing, they’re on to something else.

Season 2 of 13 Reasons Why is here and it’s time restart the conversation again. Our teens need to know that there is always hope and help.

On the one hand, the Laurel-Yanny debate is a proof of relativism. You have your truth and I have mine. But on the other hand, it can also function as proof of objective truth—because everyone still hears two syllables and the same vowels.

It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds, according to some futurists. The technology exists; it’s only the moral codes of Western powers that have so far stopped that horse from bolting, they say.

Any experienced surfer knows how important it is to keep one eye fixed on the horizon. While a wave is still forming a long way off, that is the time to start paddling, to get into position and get ready. Leave it too long or fail to move at all, and you’ll be wiped out as the wave crashes you.

When Open House asked prominent Australian business leader Wendy Simpson about the #metoo phenomenon the result was unexpected.

Amidst all the recent talk about driverless cars, it’s easy to have missed the fact that less dramatic but equally disruptive changes are afoot.

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