‘Skinny teas’ might not have any properties to help you lose weight, but they might remind you you’re on a diet.
You may be better off buying regular green or black tea and spending more on fruit and vegetables.
REUTERS/Rebekah Kebede/File Photo
The government's handshake deal with gas suppliers may have stopped the market plunging off a cliff, but it's not doing much more.
Regardless of your ATAR, it’s important to keep vocational pathways in mind, not as a lesser option, but as a way of getting experience in an industry you’re interested in.
Students should consider all their options and remember the ATAR is just one measure that doesn't necessarily dictate how well they will do in future.
New research shows Muslims are more negatively portrayed in the media than other groups.
New research reveals that about half of opinion pieces in mainstream newspapers and television are so racist they potentially breach industry codes of conduct.
Liberal and Labor camps expect incumbent John Alexander will hold on against the ALP’s Kristina Keneally.
The stakes in Saturday's Bennelong byelection could hardly be higher.
The Fall of the Titans, Cornelis Cornelisz van Haarlem, circa 1590.
In our sexual histories series, authors explore changing sexual mores from antiquity to today. In recent years, we have seen significant advances won for LGBT rights through hard-fought legal cases and…
Don’t think, just shop.
Rather than simply trying to trick people, the masters of marketing know it's much easier to understand and work with innate human flaws.
It’s hard to get a fix on where Australia’s economy is headed.
Housing and wages loom as stubborn problems that could bring our economy unstuck in the year ahead.
Every December Australia's air travel peaks, as we travel to family and friends (or flee on holiday). Many buy carbon offsets for these flights – but what do they actually do to our carbon emissions?
Girls need their parents to support them in heading towards careers in science, technology, engineering and maths.
Parental views have a big impact on the decisions that children make - so let's help mums and dads support their daughters in STEM careers.
The potential clean energy sources are all around Sydney, just waiting to be harnessed.
Sun, wind, waste biomass, geothermal, tides and waves: all these energy sources in Sydney's backyard add up to a zero-carbon energy solution for the city.
A woman rallies for Doug Jones on Dec. 12. Jones defeated Republican.
Roy Moore who was accused of sexual misconduct.
AP Photo/John Bazemore
The word disruption describes an upheaval of institutionalized ways of doing things. Disruptors draw few distinctions between the valuable and less-valuable features of institutions.
Increasing the amount of skills on a board from 10 to 13 reduces firm performance by about 2.4%, research finds.
If there are more directors with common skills on boards, then they are more likely to communicate effectively.
A Black Sabbath fan on stage at a rock concert in Finland.
Heavy metal music was traditionally associated with white, working class masculinity. But the genre has diversified - with many subgenres -
and now embraces causes ranging from whale protection to labour conditions.
We know babies should always be put to sleep on their backs, but if they roll onto their tummy it depends on their age and capabilities as to whether you should roll them back over.
If your baby can roll from her back to her stomach and back again then you needn't turn her over if she rolls onto her stomach during sleep.
People attend a torchlight procession in honour of the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons in Oslo.
The Turnbull government has refused to congratulate ICAN on winning Australia's first homegrown Nobel Peace Prize. In doing so, it is working against international efforts to ban nuclear weapons.
Cyclists ride in memory of Alberto Paulon who was struck by a person opening a car door on a busy road in Melbourne.
If the strategies we put in place to make cycling safer were taken up in earnest the result would often be chaos.
Doug Jones supporters celebrate his stunning victory.
AP Photo/John Bazemore
December 13, 2017
From The Conversation US
It began with a sex scandal. How else?
Frost affected many crops across WA during September 2016.
WA Department of Primary Industry and Regional Development
We already know that climate change makes heatwaves hotter and longer. But a new series of research papers asks whether there is also a climate fingerprint on frosty spells and bouts of wet weather.
Corals near Lizard Island on the northern Great Barrier Reef experienced some of the worst bleaching in 2016.
XL Catlin Seaview Survey/AAP Photo
The 2016 bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef was the worst on record. Now a new analysis points the finger squarely at human-induced warming, and warns that the entire reef's future is at stake.