Paintings of human figures from East Kalimantan. NB: The human figures, originally mulberry-coloured, have been digitally traced over to enhance the art.
The cave paintings in Borneo show people and animals and are now thought to be the world's oldest example of figurative art.
Fossilised tooth crowns hold lots of information about past climates and life events.
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The teeth from two Neanderthal children and a relatively modern human child reveal their exposure to seasonal changes during their early life.
According to Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, everybody lies to preserve social relations.
‘Everybody Lies’ author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz on why we tell the (sometimes disturbing) truth online.
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In this episode of Speaking with, author Seth Stephens-Davidowitz explains why humans lie to each other, but often tell the internet the truth.
There are several health benefits associated with losing excess pregnancy weight.
Your body has been changing over nine months, so naturally it will take a little while to change back. But there are some things you can do to achieve a healthy weight after having a baby.
Rewarding a child with ice cream for eating vegetables teaches a child certain things about vegetables, ice cream, and behaviour.
Five out of five experts said we shouldn't reward kids with food. But for very different reasons.
Australia has some of the toughest anti-terror laws in the world. But the government isn’t doing enough to prevent extremism at the community level.
An analysis of budget documents suggests that federal funding for community-based, counter-terrorism programs has dried up.
Participants in a virtual reality travel experience reported a sense of relaxation, similar to that gained from travel in real life.
Mind wandering engages the same neural pathways used to receive stimuli from the real world, evoking emotions similar to real life. VR can elicit these same feelings.
If we don’t respect plumbing as an occupation, how will we respect the system that trains plumbers?
Many young Australians and their parents don't consider VET as a potential post-school pathway, even if it might be more suitable for them than university.
Muslim protesters in India marching against the Islamic State after the 2015 terror attacks in Paris.
Sensationalist media coverage serves the Islamic State's objective by pitting Muslims and non-Muslims against one another.
Naturalistic dialogue, poetic monologues, projections and physical theatre come together in Man With The Iron Neck.
Legs On The Wall’s production deals with the important but taboo topic of youth suicide, particularly in the Indigenous community.
CFMMEU workers protest on September 6, demanding the abolition of the federal government’s Australian Building and Construction Commission.
The stand-off between the Morrison government and one of the country's largest unions, the CFMMEU, should be seen as a contest of politics and ideology rather than simply one of industrial relations.
Stuart Skelton in the title role of Peter Grimes.
Benjamin Britten’s Peter Grimes premiered in 1945, when the composer was 31. The work can be seen as an examination of the individual versus the community and the sinister potential of the collective.
Government MPs raise their hands in response to a question from Scott Morrison: our PM emulates a Pentecostal preacher, engaging in the call and response that features in that tradition.
We need a new national narrative, for reasons of diplomacy, trade and social cohesion and to grapple with many global challenges. The humanities and social sciences will be vital in shaping it.
Calon presiden Prabowo Subianto berpidato di depan pendukung dalam kampanye pemilihan presiden (pilpres) tahun 2014 di Boyolali, Jawa Tengah.
Apakah utang Indonesia saat ini bertambah Rp1 triliun per hari?
Performers in Circa’s En Masse.
The incredible physical control of the Circa acrobats, and their ability to make bodies seem weightless, is breathtaking.
Maeve Marsden and Libby Wood in Mother’s Ruin.
This cabaret show about a beverage incorporates politics, feminism, history and some rousing singalong numbers.
In an attempt to secure their market, conventional taxis enforce “red zones” – areas where online taxi drivers are barred from picking up passengers. This makes it difficult of people with disabilities to access transportation options.
Instead of being cheaper and safer, getting an online taxi can actually be dangerous for people with disabilities where a so-called "red zone" is in force.
Dalam usaha mengamankan tempatnya di pasar, taksi konvensional membuat “zona merah” area di mana supir taksi online dilarang mengangkut penumpang. Hal tersebut menyulitkan orang dengan disabilitas untuk mengakses pilihan transportasi ini.
Bukannya menjadi pilihan transportasi yang lebih murah dan lebih aman, menggunakan taksi online nyatanya bisa berbahaya bagi orang-orang dengan disabilitas di mana "zona merah" diberlakukan.
Intergenerational care programs encourage relationship building between generations.
Intergenerational care gives children and older people the chance to interact, resulting in significant benefits for participants and the wider community.
Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann.
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Minister for Finance Mathias Cormann said corporate tax cuts in the US had led to 'stronger investment, stronger growth, a lower unemployment rate and higher wages'. Let's take a closer look.