Excessive weight gain during pregnancy increases the risks for mums and bubs.
Women who were a healthy weight before pregnancy should aim to gain between 11.5 and 16 kilograms during pregnancy.
Elon Musk, head of Telsa, is an advocate for flat organisational structures.
A flat management structure can reduce costs and boost efficiency but may be hard for larger firms to implement.
While digital footprints are considered to be a liability, if managed well they can be an asset.
When it comes to online spaces, children are usually taught about cyber safety and keeping information private, but curating a positive digital footprint could actually benefit them later in life.
A painting depicting a debate between Socrates and Aspasia, by Nicolas André Monsiaux, circa 1800.
In Athenian society, it appears some elite courtesans were better educated than traditional wives. Other sex workers were sold into the role as children.
‘Skinny teas’ might not have any properties to help you lose weight, but they might remind you you’re on a diet.
You may be better off buying regular green or black tea and spending more on fruit and vegetables.
Brothels in Pompeii were decorated with murals depicting erotic and exotic scenes: but the reality was far more brutal and mundane.
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Though their activities were depicted alluringly in murals, the sex workers of Pompeii were slaves who lived hard lives.
The Byron Scar, left behind by an undersea landslide. Colours indicate depths.
The ocean floor off Australia's east coast bears the scars of numerous subsea landslides, which have potentially triggered tsunamis over the past several millennia.
Just four lower house MPs voted against legalising same-sex marriage.
The drawn-out process of Australia legalising marriage equality has finally come to a close, with a bill passing the lower house by an overwhelming majority on Thursday.
Labor has announced it will vote down all amendments to Dean Smith’s same-sex marriage bill, including those proposed by George Brandis.
Labor has announced it will not support any amendments to the Dean Smith same-sex marriage bill, including an amendment proposed by George Brandis. Here's why it is right to do so.
More than 600,000 buildings were fully damaged in the 2015 earthquake in Nepal.
Jason von Meding
Reconstruction progress in Nepal has been painfully slow. Building code compliance and better urban planning are a must – but inequitable access to resources undermines recovery.
Edmund Dulac’s 1910 illustration of Sleeping Beauty.
Fairy tales can be brutal, violent, sexual and laden with taboo. But they are are excellent narratives with which to think through a range of human experiences: from disappointment, and fear to envy and grief.
There is a link, but there may be other reasons why people with heart failure drink less coffee.
Is this more good news for coffee lovers, or a case of be careful what you read?
The Ottoman empire facilitated the movement of ideas and people across Europe and Asia.
The new Ramsay Centre for Western Civilisation aims to 'revive' liberal arts and the humanities. Yet the 'civilisation' model of history is now viewed as deeply flawed.
Four years after the Rana Plaza tragedy and there are still reports of worker exploitation in the garment industry.
While the fashion industry may want to address worker exploitation in their supply chains, it would open them up to tremendous legal liability. This needs to change.
As the legal battle heats up, James Paterson’s bill demonstrates an unconscionable misunderstanding about the indivisibility of human rights.
Now that the battle for marriage equality has been won, the fight over the legislation to enable it will heat up.
Des réfugiés rohingyas marchant en direction d'un camp au Bangladesh, le 2 novembre dernier.
Les violences commises à l’encontre des Rohingya doivent aussi être analysées à travers le prisme économique : le Myanmar est en plein développement industriel.
The pyjama girl mystery, as featured in Famous Detective Stories no. 6.
State Library of New South Whales
Once typecast as 'bad' or 'good' in true crime tales, women are now more likely to be presented as complex figures in them. And many more women are writing true crime themselves.
There’s evidence vitamins can slow the progression of existing macular degeneration.
Vitamin and mineral supplements won’t prevent the development of age-related macular degeneration. But there is some evidence taking supplements containing vitamin C, vitamin E and zinc may slow the progression…
Behavioural differences in female psychopaths could cause them to slip under society’s radar.
While research indicates there are likely to be fewer female psychopaths than male, this may be because their traits are less visible than their male counterparts.
On Tuesday, the Australian government will close the Manus Island regional processing centre in Papua New Guinea. Arguing that they have no safe place to go, nearly all 742 remaining residents are refusing…