Yoga moves like downward dog put strain on your hands, wrists, elbows and shoulders.
New research shows yoga can improve back and neck pain, but can put strain on the body in some poses.
Unexpected increases in housing prices could have caused buyers considering home ownership to borrow more in order to buy a house, and encouraged homeowners to spend more through withdrawing the equity from their homes.
Research finds higher levels of housing debt among pre-retirees are linked to them working for longer.
Interest rate adjustments are crude and fail to target the problems within the housing market.
A variable special rate on new residential housing developments in selected centres could be used to create a local incentive to supply more affordable dwellings at higher density.
Researchers have found Australia’s first confirmed case of tularemia in a ringtail possum.
Tularemia is an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans. While it can be fatal, it is rare in Australia and can be treated with antibiotics.
The new map was created using data from rocks found in locations including Madagascar.
You would not recognise Earth if you saw it 500 million years ago - the lands, oceans, climate and life were all very different. Scientists now have a new map of the deep history of Earth.
The Senate Inquiry into Corporate Tax Avoidance has helped expose just how much work remains to be done on the multinational tax front.
The Australian government took out ads this month boasting of victory in the fight against multinational tax avoidance. It is no small irony that taxpayers forked out for this bald-faced lie.
Aged care costs are rising.
As the population ages, Australia needs a new way of funding aged care. Insurance could be the answer.
Remote workers struggle to be included in workplace decision making.
Rather than having a fear of being monitored, remote workers want the option of being visible.
An unfriendly workplace, lawsuits and resignations – what will it take for Australians to give up Uber?
Australians have a history of putting pragmatism over principle.
A pair of rare sea snakes, thought to be extinct, sighted off Western Australia’s mid-north coast in 2015. Our stunning range of serpents inspire fear, but is that fair?
AAP Image/WA Parks and Wildlife/Grant Griffin
For over a century Australia’s venomous snakes have been counted amongst the world’s deadliest, yet human fatalities remain strikingly rare. How did our snakes develop such a fearsome reputation?
Matt Canavan (right) and the rest of the Turnbull government have been scrambling to deal with a gas crisis that’s largely of the industry’s own making.
Federal Resources Minister Matt Canavan is not only espousing a A$1 billion taxpayer leg-up for Indian coal magnate Gautam Adani to build a rail line but has now called for public money to be deployed…
The NBN’s multi-technology mix seems unlikely to deliver the same internet quality to everyone.
AAP Image/Mick Tsikas
The National Broadband Network was meant to provide greater equity of digital access. So far, it's not looking good.
« L’Art de la fugue » est – à juste titre – considéré comme un chef d’œuvre. Bach y dévoile une succession d’émotions qu’on retrouve dans les dernières œuvres de Shakespeare, Beethoven et Goya.
The potential to harm local birdlife is often used to oppose wind farm development. But research into how birds die shows wind farms should be the least of our concerns.
Wind turbines kill some birds, but their contribution to total bird deaths is extremely low, as three studies show.
The executive government in Australia has more power than most people realise, especially when it comes to immigration.
Under US law, the president must publish all of their executive orders for public view. The Australian government is under no such obligation.
Then government’s new law enabling the collection of metadata raises serious privacy concerns.
Australia’s data retention law is one of the most comprehensive and intrusive data collection schemes in the Western world, and should be challenged.
The fall of the Athenian army in Sicily during the Peloponnesian War in 413 BC as depicted in an 1893 illustration by J.G.Vogt.
As populism reemerges, Thucydides’s insights into the power of words to influence public sentiments remain acutely up-to-date.
The Queen’s top hats, this one designed by Angela Kelly and worn at the 2011 Royal Wedding, are her greatest invention.
The hat is an example par excellence of aristocratic excess, the equivalent of a peacock's tail in seducing the Queen's subjects.
Roll-your-own tobacco contains more additives than factory made cigarettes. So let’s not kid ourselves it’s safer.
Roll-your-own tobacco contains additives to stop it from drying out. So, it's hardly a "natural" or "healthier" alternative to factory made cigarettes.
Winston Churchill was a strong proponent of the European Convention on Human Rights.
The Conservative party manifesto's repudiation of the ‘libertarian right’ bodes ill for the European Court of Human Rights.