American skiier Gus Kenworthy is one of many openly gay athletes competing in Pyeongchang.
Head & Shoulders
A country with a questionable stance on LGBTI+ rights is again hosting the Winter Olympics.
Pamphlets for participatory budgeting processes in New York , a system that does back to ancient Greece.
Politicians assume that voters cannot face the financial truth. To democracy experts this is just wrong. Involving voters results in better budgets as shows history from ancient Greece.
Harley Windsor’s visibility before, during and after these Winter Olympics may just be the catalyst to inspire future generations of Indigenous athletes.
While Harley Windsor’s selection deserves celebration, it’s surprising that it has taken until now for an Indigenous Australian to compete at a Winter Olympics.
The Olympic Truce Mural in the athletes’ village in Pyeongchang shows just how infused the Games are with politics.
In these Olympics more than most, there is less global attention on the medal count than on who will win the politics.
With water storages running low, residents of Cape Town get drinking water in the early morning from a mountain spring collection point.
The situation in Perth in particular has some parallels to that of Cape Town, but Australian cities responded to the last big drought by investing in much bigger water supply and storage capacity.
An Instagram post from Gerhard Richter’s exhibition at the Queensland Gallery of Modern Art.
While it may have a reputation for narcissism, Instagram is being embraced by the art world, with Insta-friendly works and exhibitions.
For almost one in seven Australians aged four to 17 years, behaviour is significant in nature, persists over time and tends to mismatch their developmental stage.
It can be difficult to tell the difference between disordered and difficult behaviour, and the approach is different for both.
Lebih dari 300 jam tayangan diunggah ke YouTube tiap menitnya. Banyak yang kurang ajar membuat parodi tidak pantas dari karakter yang disukai anak-anak. Mengetahui dan hati-hati menjadi langkah awal.
At the funeral of Nabra Hassanen, a Muslim girl who was beaten to death.
AP Photo/Steve Helber
Before Trump said he wanted to create a Muslim registry, there were a number of Islamophobic policies in place.
Keep it cool.
The good news is that the bacteria that cause food to spoil are quite different to the bacteria that typically cause food poisoning, and generally don't make you sick.
Tim Rogers at the 2016 ARIA Awards.
AAP Image/Paul Miller
Tim Rogers has threatened to take legal action after one of his songs was included in Cory Bernardi's conservative Australia Day playlist. Rogers's case rests on obscure legal provisions known as moral rights.
There are multiple opportunities to detect tapeworm cysts and larvae before the sushi makes it to our plate.
No, it's extremely rare to contract a parasitic infection from eating sushi or sashimi in Australia.
Tennis Australia recommends suspending play when the “wet bulb globe temperature”, which accounts for sun, air temperature and humidity, exceeds 34°C.
It seems obvious that a game should be suspended if it's too hot to play, but it's not as easy as implementing a maximum temperature.
Musicians perform underwater in AquaSonic at the Sydney Festival.
Between Music's AquaSonic puts five musicians in tanks of water. It is an hour of evocative new sounds and striking visuals.
Talks between North and South Korea have led to the rogue North agreeing to send a delegation to the upcoming Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang.
North Korea sending a delegation to this year's Winter Olympics in South Korea may be a global shadow puppet show – or it might help thaw the frozen relations between the two countries.
It’s important to keep your kids occupied during the holidays, not just for your sanity, but also for their education.
It's important to keep your kids active and learning during the holidays, not just for your sanity, but also for their education.
Christmas can be a particularly hard time of year, and dogs are a vital support for many of the most vulnerable in our society.
Justin A. Welbergen
We need balanced media reporting about bat-borne diseases to help avoid vilification of Australia's under-appreciated creatures of the night.
An artist’s impression of `Oumuamua, assuming it’s a rock.
Scientists looking for signs of alien life from the mystery object passing through our Solar system say they've found nothing "so far".
Women have long been told getting pregnant can help with endometriosis.
Pregnancy is often mentioned as a treatment or a 'cure' for endometriosis. Pregnancy may suppress the symptoms of endometriosis, but it is not a cure.