Australian Indigenous languages use a fascinating array of expressions drawing on body parts to describe emotions. Here is a guide to some of the most intriguing ones.
In a recent episode of Lego Masters, contestants were asked to build a castle in the style of the Spartans. It had white city walls — but the real Spartans famously refused to build a wall.
Philosopher Peter Singer has helped launch a new, pseudonymous journal for the discussion of unpopular views. Will this be a boon for free inquiry, or a way for researchers to shirk responsibility?
At a time of pandemic, an extraordinary photographic project unfolded between sheets of clear plastic.
Where are they now? It's half a century since Young Talent Times aired on Australian television. It changed its young stars and audiences.
Stuttgart flies under the radar as a tourist destination but it is a treasure trove of Expressionist art and works that exemplify post-war modernity.
This year, with shrinking audiences and pandemic restrictions, there was a bitter irony in the fact women won more Oscars, across new and highly visible categories, than ever before.
The Mad Max franchise offers a distinctively Australian take on the action genre. And the fifth film, Furiosa, promises to be yet another extravaganza
The prime minister calls it "our most sacred day", but numbers at Anzac Day dawn services fell by 70% from 2015-2019.
Our experts cast their eyes over this list of contemporary fiction, historical fiction, and non-fiction which undertakes impressive trapeze acts across genre boundaries.
Second-generation storytellers are being candid about challenges and benefits of creative careers in the face of family hopes or fears, or societal resistance to hearing marginalized narratives.
Beautifully directed, powerfully acted, Peter Weir's Gallipoli still captures the devastating emotional toll of war, 40 years after it first premiered.
From Emmeline Pankhurst's Women’s Social and Political Union, to Christine Holgate and Brittany Higgins, suffragette white has a long history.
Amid the trauma and boredom of war, soldiers turned to reading — often magazines they wrote themselves.
We sometimes call Egypt the 'civilisation without cities'. The Lost Golden City of Amenhotep III will bring new understanding of Ancient Egyptian urban life.
In this instalment of our fantasy art travel series, Jen Webb yearns to revisit London, a special aunt and a very big arachnid.
Many Australians believe in the existence of the soul. Here is a brief guide to how the five major world religions imagine the soul's origin and journey.
The Chichu Art Museum, on the Japanese island of Naoshima, is a breathtaking place to rethink the relationship between nature and people.
Arts Minister Paul Fletcher has taken aim at what he calls a 'cosy club' of arts elites. But his claim of 'unprecedented' arts funding and a push for greater fairness don't add up.