One year on, it’s worth us reflecting: what has changed over the last 12 months and how might we act in this new environment?
The melancholy of human existence is that we constantly crave something new. But the new quickly becomes old. And then what?
While the many exploits of the seafarers who mapped the world have been well documented, those of their cats have not. This new book provides a cat’s-eye view of maritime history.
If you have a kid who’s into online games, it can be tough to stay across what they’re up to. Just when you’ve got your head around the latest cool thing, they’re on to something else.
On the one hand, the Laurel-Yanny debate is a proof of relativism. You have your truth and I have mine. But on the other hand, it can also function as proof of objective truth—because everyone still hears two syllables and the same vowels.
It’s not as far-fetched as it sounds, according to some futurists. The technology exists; it’s only the moral codes of Western powers that have so far stopped that horse from bolting, they say.
Any experienced surfer knows how important it is to keep one eye fixed on the horizon. While a wave is still forming a long way off, that is the time to start paddling, to get into position and get ready. Leave it too long or fail to move at all, and you’ll be wiped out as the wave crashes you.
Australian Rugby star Israel Folau has found himself in hot water after his comments following a question on his Instagram post that showed how God’s plan for our lives is often different to our plans.
It brought celebrity TV host James Corden to tears, and made singer Christina Perri tweet that her ‘heart is full’.
When Open House asked prominent Australian business leader Wendy Simpson about the #metoo phenomenon the result was unexpected.