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The big filter: Is there intelligent life on Tinder?

The chances of finding a decent relationship on Tinder is like finding evidence of intelligent ...  
Fourteen reasons why: The system's role in suicide

Shouldn’t the system take at least some of the responsibility for suicide?  
Chuck Berry: The founder of rock and roll

If rock and roll had a founder, it was undoubtedly Chuck Berry.  
Think millennials are lazy? Think again

Over-educated, under-employed and often living with the parents, life as a Millennial is not an ...  
Empathy: What our dysfunctional world needs

As a new year dawns, let's resolve to reach out beyond our comfort zone to be more tolerant ...  
Happy News Year!

Contributing editor-at-large Tess Lawrence reviews the year that was and begins 2017 with a good ...  
Leaping into 2017

If you couldn't get enough of 2016 you’ll be happy to learn it is now officially one "leap seco ...  
George Michael: Daring to be different

Soulful singer-songwriter George Michael has died, aged 53.  
Channeling love instead of fear

The antidote against politicians peddling hatred and fear is to listen with tolerance, respect and ...  
Greg Lake: Doing it for love, not money

Greg Lake – best known for fronting King Crimson and Emerson, Lake, and Palmer – has died at ...  
Farewell to Redgum legend Hugh McDonald

Iconic Australian musician Hugh McDonald has died, age 62, after losing his battle with cancer.  
Leonard Cohen: The agony and the ecstasy

Angst-ridden singer-songwriter Leonard Cohen has died, aged 82.  
Mr Bo Tangles: 'Avagood long weekend dear Mr Walker'

Larger than life cricketer, public speaker and prolific writer, Max Walker has died at age 68. A ...  
Aunty, with our prospects in life — what's the point of being healthy?

The major factors causing poor health across the Australian community, particularly in Indigenous ...  
Islam and Buddhism are more alike than you think

Year 12 student, Jessica Robinson argues that Islam and Buddhism are more alike than you think.  
All deaths are not terrorism (Part 2)

Are all deaths equal? Martin McMahon concludes his report on deaths from terrorism, mass ...  
Breastfeeding in public: What the law means for women

Priyanka Barua espouses the freedom of Australia's breastfeeding laws and the security and norm ...  
Think For Yourself: Pokemon Go

Is Pokemon GO about to cause a rash of accidental deaths or is it as harmless as solitaire? IA ...  

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