They’re back: Gamora (Zoe Saldana), Nebula (Karen Gillan), Peter Quill (Chris Pratt), Drax (Dave Bautista) and Rocket voice by Bradley Cooper).
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The Guardians of the Galaxy team are rocking the universe again in the latest volume of the science fiction blockbuster. But how does the science stand up to some number crunching?
Planning policies in many cities advocate higher-density housing for reasons of sustainability and efficiency.
Research suggests stakeholders' understandings of urban consolidation vary. And they often subvert policies to suit their own ends.
Community murals can rekindle an area’s shared memories and sense of identity.
Photo: Martin Purcell. Reproduced with permission
Over the past 15 years, community groups in a rundown inner-city district have created public murals as part of a successful process of reversing decades of stagnation.
Cyclone Debbie didn’t present strongly on twitter according to the ATNIX.
News sharing on Twitter focuses on a broad range of topics, even as Cyclone Debbie dominated other news sources, as shown by the Australian Twitter News Index for March 2017.
Do school uniforms repress culture and identity?
By providing a blanket approach to uniform policies, schools risk repressing cultural identity and diversity.
Malcolm Turnbull goes it alone on Q&A with host Tony Jones ahead of the 2016 federal election.
Television shows that reveal politicians in a different light, such as Channel Ten's The Project, or the ABC's Kitchen Cabinet or Q&A, are vital outlets for them to convey their messages.
What will happen when Amazon comes down under?
After a lot of hype, it looks like Amazon will finally come to Australian shores. But it won't be the end of Aussie retail.
A perfect night out involves a lot of chance.
Things tend to revert back to their typical state over time, so we should be careful not to mistake that for some other trend.
Rule change should make it easier for more copyright works to be made available in Braille.
A proposed tweak to the copyright laws should make it easier to reversion protected works for people with disabilities.
The federal government released its National Science Statement today, reinforcing its commitment to science and innovation. But does it do enough?
The vast majority of donations Australians make are on the spur of the moment.
Donors feel doubly let down when a charity they have supported falls short of the high standards of conduct expected of them.
Is your chatbot advertising, or just being helpful?
This could be the year chatbots are widely adopted. But beyond making our lives more convenient, they represent a huge potential for advertisers.
Perhaps there shouldn’t be this many discounts.
Discounts can be really powerful in driving sales, but companies should be wary of overusing them.
Self-driving cars need to ‘see’ what’s going on around them.
For a driverless car to be safer than one driven by a person it must know what's going on around it. But making a system that can "see" is a challenge for tech companies.
SA energy minister Tom Koutsantonis (left) and Premier Jay Weatherill have outlined their vision for the state’s electricity.
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South Australia is investing $550 million in a plan to improve the reliability of its electricity. But the side-effect is that the National Electricity Market will now be even harder to run.
Roughly 60% of donors to Australian charities give on the spur of the moment.
Giving is changing, moving more into the online realm and taking on different forms – and some charities are struggling to keep up.
Simple features, like a thoughtfully sited bench, can make a big difference to older people’s ability to enjoy public spaces in the city.
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Several key aspects of public open space can encourage older people to get out and about. And badly designed and maintained facilities have the opposite effect and can harm their wellbeing.
In Queensland, police can issue on-the-spot ten-day banning orders to patrons who engage in violent or anti-social behaviour in and around licensed venues.
Banning orders can encourage personal responsibility and demonstrate that anti-social behaviour will not be tolerated.
The Australian Twitter News Index for February 2017 reflects the current climate of permanent crisis, at home and abroad.
Today’s long-awaited announcement of restructuring at the ABC highlights two directions for change in the coming year and beyond. Both are welcome. More money will be spent on content production and delivery…