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Car parking occupies a large proportion of urban areas, and cities cannot keep sacrificing so much space to meet demand. Neil Sipe

What can our cities do about sprawl, congestion and pollution? Tip: scrap car parking

The global trend is to free up valuable city space by reducing parking and promoting other forms of transport that don't clog roads and pollute the air. Australian cities are still putting cars first.
Children quickly took to the robot and developed a relationship with it. Screenshot Youtube

How a robot called Pink helped teach school children an Aboriginal language

Maitland Lutheran School, of 240 students in rural South Australia, found a way to teach children programming code and an old Aboriginal language. The answer was Pink, the robot.
No wonder you feel so bad. Coughing can be physically exhausting. But it’s your body’s way of getting rid of irritants or extra mucus. from www.shutterstock.com

Health Check: why do I have a cough and what can I do about it?

Dry, moist, productive, hacking, chesty, whooping, barking, throaty. Which type of cough do you have and why?
A ‘revenge body’ is built to show someone how well you are doing without them. With the advent of social media the phenomenon is increasingly popular. Shutterstock

Your body as a weapon: the rise of the ‘revenge body’ online

The 'revenge body' was once the domain of celebrity gossip. But with the advent of social media, anyone can publicly display a 'new' body post break-up.
Was velociraptor a feathered friend? Here’s one artist’s impression. Shutterstock

Curious Kids: did the velociraptors have feathers?

When the first Jurassic Park film came out, we didn’t know which dinosaurs had feathers. But a few years later, a very important discovery was made that changed our thinking on how dinosaurs looked.
Seorang perempuan Muslim Rohingya dari Myanmar menggendong anaknya saat mereka tiba di Kuala Kedah Jetty, Malaysia, 3 April 2018. Stringer/EPA

Hak untuk bekerja dapat memberdayakan para pengungsi di Malaysia

Hak untuk bekerja bagi pengungsi di Malaysia akan berguna untuk memberdayakan mereka, memberi kesempatan untuk mengakumulasi sumber daya sosial dan modal, serta memberi manfaat bagi mereka dan negara.
A Rohingya Muslim woman from Myanmar holds her child as they arrive at Kuala Kedah Jetty, in Kedah State, Malaysia, April 3, 2018. Stringer/EPA

The right to work can empower refugees in Malaysia

Granting refugees in Malaysia the legal right to work will empower them, give them the chance to accumulate social and capital resources, and benefit them and the country.
Mental illness is more common among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders than in the non-Indigenous population. From shutterstock.com

‘Have you been feeling your spirit was sad?’ Culture is key when assessing Indigenous Australians’ mental health

A culturally specific screening tool for depression has been successfully tested among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Australians. This is why it's so important we start rolling it out.

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