Is Loyalty Dead? Family Life in an Unfaithful World

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By: Rachel Doherty

Loyalty seems a discarded value in the 21st century world. But what if it’s essential to good family functioning and effective parenting? Read more

Can Superheros Help Our Real World?

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By: Anne Rinaudo

Can superheroes teach us some important lessons about how to respond to a crisis? That’s the question Katie Cox, PhD candidate at the Australian National University (ANU), is examining. Her doctoral project investigates the influence of national security in Marvel’s ‘Iron Man’ and its sequels. Read more

10 Community Service Projects Perfect for Introverts

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By: Brittany Ann

If you aren’t currently volunteering or helping out in your community in some way–what’s stopping you?

While lack of money and lack of time are two of the biggest reasons people commonly give why they don’t volunteer, there is another important, but often overlooked, reason that sometimes holds people back: They are introverts. Read more

World First – Dementia, Sleep Apnoea Linked

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By: Anne Rinaudo

Obstructive sleep apnoea has been linked to structural brain changes seen in the early stages of dementia, University of Sydney research reveals. Read more

Trust God and Not a Parenting Formula

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By: Dr. Julianna Slattery

Thou shalt make your children eat broccoli. Thou shalt not give your child an unsterilised dummy. Thou shalt let your teen sleep in on Saturdays. I’ve searched the Bible from cover to cover and never found specific parenting advice like this. Read more

Where Did the Universe Come From?

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By: Dr Eliezer Gonzalez

Some people ask the question, “Where did life come from?” But the question of where the universe itself came from is an even bigger question. Read more

Review – Ant-Man and the Wasp Bring Back The Fun to Marvel

By: Laura Bennett

If Avengers: Infinity War had you gasping for air and longing for the comical days of Arnie as Mr Freeze, Ant-Man and the Wasp is the superhero flick for you. Read more

Banana Teething Rusks

By: Susan Joy

By making your baby’s own healthy teething rusks, you can skip the refined sugars, gluten, flavours or additives that can be found in some commercially made rusks. Read more

Political Discourse or Sexist Abuse? Did Leyonhjelm Cross A Line?

By: Anne Rinaudo

Do men need to change their language? Senator David Leyonhjelm is refusing to withdraw or apologise for comments directed at Senator Sarah Hanson-Young. Those comments have widely been criticised as abusive and sexist. She is threatening to sue him. Is name calling part of political discourse or did he cross the line? Read more

10 Ways to Know You’re Addicted to Social Media

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By: Sabrina Peters

My name is Sabrina and I’m an addict. Not a day goes by that I don’t need a ‘hit’. It’s the first thing I do in the morning and the last thing I do at night. It’s not even intentional. It’s a habit, an urge, a subconscious obsession. I’m embarrassed to admit it but I’m a social media junkie! Read more