Selain manfaat fungsional, barang-barang juga dapat mempengaruhi perasaan kita, baik tentang diri kita maupun terhadap situasi.
Detail from Raphael rooms in Vatican museum.
Ancient Greek philosophers including Plato likened civic leaders to doctors, creating a healthy society through balance and moderation. Those ideas feed into what we expect from leaders today.
A tattoo parlour in Toronto remains closed during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Businesses are struggling in these difficult times — but there is a shimmer of hope in the incredible creativity, ingenuity and resilience that we see from around the globe.
Scott Morrison has announced new limits of five people at weddings to prevent the spread of coronavirus. In the era of social distancing, it could even be time to consider legalising proxy marriages.
Apart from their functional purpose, products can also impact how we feel, both about ourselves and our situation.
Whether you're home sick or sick of being at home, our 13 experts have picked excellent things you can read, watch, look at or listen to.
If your child is staying at home for long periods due to the coronavirus outbreak, there are many ways you can help sustain their mental and physical well-being.
Disasters and times of crisis bring out the best in most of us. Despite the media focus on initial panic at the COVID-19 pandemic, we are are starting to see a more heartening community response.
Snake farms run the risk of being collateral damage in Chain's fight against coronavirus, yet they probably help, rather than harm, the fight against disease.
Yvonne Strahovski in Stateless.
Television series Stateless examines our treatment of asylum seekers through 'people like us'. It also highlights how far conditions for people transferred to offshore detention have deteriorated.
At the peak of a summer heatwave in Adelaide, an aerial survey of land surface temperatures reveals just how much cooler neighbourhoods with good tree and vegetation cover can be.
A review of more than 18,000 migration appeals cases shows that refugees with access to lawyers are seven times more likely to succeed with their reviews than those without.
We asked astronomers: are we alone in the Universe? The answer was surprisingly consistent.
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'I think that we will discover life outside of Earth in my lifetime. If not that, then in your lifetime,' one astronomer told us.
Sun Cable could provide Australia an alternative to the export business of coal and gas, and even reduce our export dependence on China.
A rare disease is one that affects less that five in 10,000 people. There are about 7,000 known rare diseases.
More than 70% of the Universe is made of ‘dark energy’, the mysterious stuff even stranger than dark matter.
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Today on the podcast, we explore what we know about dark energy, believed to be responsible for the acceleration of the expansion of the Universe.
The bait-and-switch approach on show in Oscar-winning film Parasite is characteristic of contemporary Korean cinema – and there is plenty more to explore.
The Chinese government is accused of reacting too slowly to the health crisis and silencing its critics. Now, the public is angry and wants party leaders to be held accountable.
In The Visitors, seven senior law men discuss what to do about approaching ships, unlike anything they’ve seen before.
Playwright Jane Harrison's The Visitors shows audiences how a group of Indigenous leaders might have debated what to do when the First Fleet landed in 1788 - but where are the women?
Thirty years on, Bran Nue Dae still feels relevant.
Jimmy Chi's 1990 musical is given its first major stage revival – and leaves the audience singing along.