Domenichino’s A Virgin with a Unicorn. Artists of the Middle Ages believed the unicorn could only be captured by a virgin.
Unicorns are a staple of social media. Today we might think of them as all magic and rainbows, but their past is one of ferocious beasts, religion, and mistranslation.
Pacific leaders don’t want to talk about China’s rising influence – they want Scott Morrison to make a firm commitment to cut Australia’s greenhouse gas emissions.
It's becoming increasingly obvious that Australia's inability – or refusal – to take firmer action on climate change is undermining its entire 'Pacific step-up'.
Fortitude Valley is unique in Australia for its concentration of live music venues, like The Valley Drive In, in one small neighbourhood.
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The good news is that the growth of live music continued under Queensland's liquor licensing reforms. The bad news is that venues rely on late-night alcohol sales to cover costs.
Expansion of cashew production for export poses potential challenges particularly around food security
For young women in Queensland, the risk of unwanted sexual attention is high when they go out at night.
Rates of unwelcome advances haven't changed under Queensland's 'Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence' policies. In one entertainment district, it happened to 26% of women the night they were interviewed.
Siena Stubbs, 17, from Yirrkala in East Arnhem Shire reads the Imagination Declaration on behalf of a group of Indigenous and non-Indigenous students at the 2019 Garma Festival.
A group of school students have just shown what real leadership looks like on Indigenous issues – and you'll hear more about their ideas in coming months at your local school, childcare centre or uni.
Insurers have to protect themselves against foreseeable risks. For insurers of fossil fuel projects, those risks are growing.
The decision of Suncorp to dump coal, just months after the re-election of the Morrison government, makes it clear that insurers can't afford wishful thinking.
Queenslanders are drinking heavily when they go out and breathalyser tests show most don’t realise how drunk they are.
Even after 'Tackling Alcohol-Fuelled Violence' policies took effect in 2016, Queenslanders still drink more heavily on nights out. Reported levels of aggression are higher than in other states too.
Public alarm at alcohol-related violence led the Queensland government to change liquor licensing laws in 2016. The results of a two-year evaluation are now in.
A comprehensive two-year evaluation of statewide measures introduced in 2016 has shown it's possible to reduce alcohol-related violence while also producing economic benefits.
Pengunjuk rasa di Hong Kong telah memanfaatkan ruang publik baik di jalanan maupun di dunia maya.
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Penguasaan ruang publik, baik fisik maupun digital, menjadi unsur penting dalam unjuk rasa di Hong Kong.
The latest claim that job-seekers are actively snubbing work opportunities flies in the face of research.
Claiming "there are jobs out there for those who want them" is cheap rhetoric glossing over the reality of unemployment.
Honduran Indigenous environmentalist Berta Caceres who was killed in March 2016.
The reported number of deaths of people campaigning to protect the environment has tripled over a 15 year period.
The burial of some of the Japanese prisoners of war who lost their lives in the mass outbreak from B Camp, (the Japanese section), at No. 12 Prisoner Of War compound in the early hours of August 5, 1944.
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It's one of the largest prison escapes in world history and it's through fiction we can understand the tragedy, from both an Australian and Japanese perspective.
Hong Kong protesters have exploited the public space of the city’s streets as well as digital space.
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Hong Kong has few recognisable public places and none with the space for huge numbers of protesters. Instead, they have co-opted the streets and digital media as public spaces for protest.
The posters in question, such as this one in the seat of Chisholm, are written in Chinese and are in the same colours used by the AEC.
Winning the case will be difficult, because it's not enough to show the posters were misleading – the petitioners will need to show it affected the outcome in the seat.
Another reason you don’t want to get too close to a black hole is because of something we call ‘spaghettification’. If this happened to Earth it would be… unpleasant.
If you got too close to a black hole, it would suck you in and you'd never be able to escape, even if you were travelling at the speed of light.
This point of no return is called the event horizon.
In Wordslut, Amanda Montell deconstructs gendered language.
The book promises to help reclaim language used against women, exploring the origins of gendered slurs. But its use of contemporary slang and lack of an index undermines its credibility.
Bleached staghorn coral on the Great Barrier Reef. Many species are dependent on corals for food and shelter.
Corals, mangroves and seagrass habitats have been affected by extreme weather events, and some may never recover.
At-home dental whitening kits might be bad for your teeth. Better to talk to a dentist.
We asked five experts if whitening is safe for teeth. They all said it is, so long as it's by a dentist.
Dès 4 ans, les enfants sont conscients qu'il est positif de partager mais c'est à partir de 7 ans qu'ils le font de plein gré.
Si nous sommes fondamentalement des êtres sociaux, les enfants ont besoin de temps pour apprendre à partager et prendre consciences des besoins d’autrui.