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The King’s See-Though Clothes

It’s 1966 all over again and see-through is back in fashion. In the financial world, ‘transparency’ has become the new fashion statement. For example, to quote one ‘entrepreneur’, Brian Forde, in Sydney…

Bunnings - a game of clones

Just a day after Woolworths limped from the Do-It-Yourself battlefield, the Wesfarmers dynasty (owners of Bunnings) announced its plan to invade the United Kingdom. For Woolies, its foray into Masters…
Self-control is a major problem for many of us, so failure to maintain New Year’s resolutions isn’t surprising. Apionid/Flickr

Four psychological tricks to help stick to your New Year’s resolutions

Every year, millions of people around the world make New Year’s resolutions. And every year, the great majority of us break and abandon those resolutions. Psychology research can help.

Blockchain – A Regulatory Unicorn?

Never one to let a bandwagon pass by, Greg Medcraft, the Chairman of the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC), has enthusiastically hopped onto the Blockchain wagon. Mr Medcraft has…
Breasts ‘barrel-rolling across Ezra’s howling mouth’? That joke isn’t funny anymore. Kandarya Mahadeva Temple, India. David Tubau

Sex is neither good nor bad, but writing makes it so

Yesterday, the British Literary Review awarded the 2015 Bad Sex in Fiction award to Morrissey. So what is it about sex writing that's so difficult – and what's the secret of writers who know how to seduce?

Woolies – not Masters of Risk

It has been said, rather cruelly, that risk management is 99% hindsight after 1% perspiration. That is because many failures of risk management only come to light after a disaster happens. But that is…

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