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Too many people think satirical news is real

Aug 19, 2019 01:21 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

In July, the website Snopes published a piece fact-checking a story posted on The Babylon Bee, a popular satirical news site with a conservative bent. Conservative columnist David French criticized Snopes for debunking...

#MeToo: Must sexual assault be denounced in public every time?

Aug 16, 2019 06:45 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Is speaking out in public about a sexual assault always a liberating act? Is it the only way to assert yourself as courageous? African-American activist Tarana Burke raised that question at the Women Deliver conference...

Queenslanders are among our heaviest drinkers on nights out, and changing that culture is a challenge

Aug 15, 2019 17:57 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

This is the second in a series of articles discussing a recently released comprehensive evaluation of the Queensland governments 2016 policy reforms to tackle alcohol-fuelled violence and the implications for liquor...

Who am I? Why am I here? Why children should be taught philosophy (beyond better test scores)

Aug 15, 2019 17:37 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

In a recent TED talk titled No Philosophy, No Humanity, author Roger Sutcliffe asked the audience whether a flagpole was a place. Around half the audience said yes, the other said no. He went on to describe the response...

Good character testimonies aren't a defence for sexual harassment

Aug 15, 2019 17:35 pm UTC| Insights & Views Life

Suppose youre watching the news, and you learn that someone, lets call her Mary, has been accused of murdering her colleague Sally. There is compelling evidence that Mary is guilty. Several of Marys colleagues come forward...

The past stinks: a brief history of smells and social spaces

Aug 12, 2019 06:47 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

A sunny afternoon in Paris. An intrepid TV presenter is making his way through the streets asking passersby to smell a bottle he has in his hand. When they smell it they react with disgust. One woman even spits on the...

If you have a low ATAR, you could earn more doing a VET course than a uni degree – if you're a man

Aug 12, 2019 06:09 am UTC| Insights & Views Life

Prime Minister Scott Morrison said in recent days that TAFE is as good as university, and in many cases leads to better pay. TAFE plays a vital role, but for most university students, a TAFE course is not going to...

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Economy

UK gilts gain in muted trading day amid Brexit worries, global recessionary fears

The United Kingdoms gilts gained during European trading hours Tuesday, amid a muted session that barely witnessed any data of major economic significance. However, fears of a global economic breakdown and possibilities of...

German bunds surge ahead of 30-year auction, August manufacturing PMI

The German bunds surged during European trading session Tuesday ahead of the countrys super-long 30-year auction, scheduled to be held on August 21 by 15:10GMT and the manufacturing PMI for the similar month, due for...

Australia’s ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence falls last week, closes below long-term average

Australias ANZ-Roy Morgan consumer confidence fell 2.3 percent last week, closing below the long-term average. The fall was driven by weakness in economic conditions, with current falling 3.8 percent and future losing a...

Australian bonds suffer following ease in global recession fears; RBA hints at further easing

The Australian government bonds suffered during Asian session of the second trading day of the week Tuesday following investors improved appetite after global recession fears eased, tracking hopes of stimuli from major...

ECB likely to cut deposit rate by 10bp in September meeting; prepares new stimulus: says Rabobank

Finally, the speculation that Lagarde might lose her ECB nomination should Von der Leyen have failed to cross the line can also be put to rest, even though the European Parliament still has to official confirm her as ECB...

Politics

Emmanuel Macron, Vladimir Putin argue over their response to massive protests

French President Emmanuel Macron is the latest world leader to meet with Russias Vladimir Putin. He arrived in France on Monday for an official state visit. While in the country, Putin and Macron are expected to hold a...

Trevor Noah’s satirical theory suggests Donald Trump wants to get rid of Melania Trump

Both critics and supporters of Melania Trump and Donald Trump had recently been talking about one thing. It was Trevor Noahs theory that the President is allegedly weaving his immigration policies with the endgame of...

Donald Trump loves that Melania Trump agrees with him about the prenup

The marriage of United States President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump is possibly one of the most followed subjects in the media today. Since Mr. Trump is known for being a wealthy man, many might be wondering...

Prototype of a nuclear missile that Vladimir Putin bragged about allegedly failed

This month marks the 20-year milestone of Russian President Vladimir Putins political career. However, it has been marred with a series of pro-democracy protests in Moscow as well as the death of five scientists from a...

To restore trust in government, we need to reinvent how the public service works

Around the world, the most informed and effective public servants are changing the way they develop policy and services. Australian public servants are eager to do the same, but their leaders are not supporting them to do...

Science

Cryptic genetic variation: the hidden changes in your DNA that could produce new diseases

Rarely has our environment changed so quickly. On top of climate change, were exposing ourselves to air pollutants, microplastics and unprecedented levels of fat, salt and sugar in our food. Environmental change is one...

Lab studies suggest medicinal plants can help repair human bone and tissue

Theres been a rise in recent years of biomedical engineering techniques that can restore lost tissue and bone. If youve been in a car crash, for instance, there are ways to restore or repair the lost body part or damaged...

Environmental destruction is a war crime, but it's almost impossible to fall foul of the laws

An open letter from 24 scientists published in Nature last month calls on governments to draft a new Geneva Convention dedicated to protecting the environment during armed conflict. This inspired a number of headlines...

HIV/AIDS deaths drop despite lack of complete cure

The HIV and AIDS epidemic has been a global challenge for decades. Unfortunately, a complete cure that would kill HIV and AIDS from a patients body is still unavailable. But that does not mean there is no other way to...

Donald Trump’s cancer cure promise still needs proof

Scientists around the world have reported strides in developing more advanced treatments for cancer while the complete cure is still unavailable. Illnesses like cancer are some of the major concerns for many households,...

Technology

Rosario Dawson, Idris Elba headline ‘NBA 2K20’s’ MyCAREER Story

Fans may have noticed that the announcement of gameplay details of NBA 2K20 arrived relatively later than usual. But the complete teaser for new MyCAREER Story might make up for the long wait. Video game publisher 2K...

Longer roadmap for “The Sims 4” delays 'The Sims 5' launch

Within a few weeks, it is going to be full five years since The Sims 4 was originally released on Windows PC. In the life simulation games franchise, that amount of time is usually what it takes for them to release a new...

‘The Elder Scrolls 6’ release date: Sixth entry maybe 6 years away from hitting the shelves

The Elder Scrolls 6 will be quite the ambitious endeavor for Bethesda Studio as Todd Howards vision for the next entry is unlike anything thats been done before. In fact, Howard said that the next entry would be developed...

‘Age of Empires 4´release date: Is Microsoft planning gameplay reveal on Gamescom?

The excitement surrounding Age of Empires 4 is now at a boiling point as Gamescom has officially started. Creative director Adam Isgreen previously said that theyre still undecided what event will feature the...

Pocophone F2 release date: Xiaomi maintains its silence about the sequel despite the series celebrating its anniversary this month

Now that the Pocophone F2 and the Redmi K20 have been proven to be different devices, its now time to speculate what the specs of the former will be. The reason why people initially assumed that both devices are one and...
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