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2019 Makeup Trends

The year 2019 has brought us a lot of amazing new makeup trends that have made the process of applying makeup much more fun. Still, if we were to follow every single makeup trend out there, we would soon go bankrupt or end up with a look that doe...

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'Like tearing a piece of cheese': here's why Darwin was rocked so hard by a distant quake

The quake prompted several buildings to be evacuated in central Darwin. Shutterstock.com/sljonesThe magnitude 7.3 earthquake that struck at a depth of about 200km beneath the Banda Sea on Monday promp...

Brendan Duffy, Lecturer in Applied Geoscience, University of Melbourne - avatar Brendan Duffy, Lecturer in Applied Geoscience, University of Melbourne

You can't get influenza from a flu shot – here's how it works

You might feel a bit off after your flu shot but this doesn’t last long. Rawpixel.com/ShutterstockInfluenza is a moving target for vaccines. Each year, up to four different strains circulate, an...

Allen Cheng, Professor in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Monash University - avatar Allen Cheng, Professor in Infectious Diseases Epidemiology, Monash University

Peter Dutton is whipping up fear on the medevac law, but it defies logic and compassion

The medevac law was passed to streamline the process for emergency medical evacuation of refugees from Manus Island and Nauru. Thirty-one people have been transferred since its passage. Refugee Action...

Alex Reilly, Director of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide - avatar Alex Reilly, Director of the Public Law and Policy Research Unit, Adelaide Law School, University of Adelaide

Explainer: what is surveillance capitalism and how does it shape our economy?

The increasing use of sensors in smart homes adds to an ever expanding amount of user data that can be collected and commodified. ShutterstockI recently purchased a bedroom bundle (mattress, bed base...

Donell Holloway, Senior research fellow, Edith Cowan University - avatar Donell Holloway, Senior research fellow, Edith Cowan University

Jobs are changing, and fast. Here's what the VET sector (and employers) need to do to keep up

We're entering the fourth industrial revolution, which isn't a bad thing. But it does mean we need to take action. from shutterstock.comThis essay is part of a series of articles on the future of educ...

Pi-Shen Seet, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Edith Cowan University - avatar Pi-Shen Seet, Professor of Entrepreneurship and Innovation, Edith Cowan University

Facebook's Libra plan: talk of the demise of central banks is greatly exaggerated

Facebook co-founder Chris Hughes fears the Libra currency would insert a 'powerful new corporate layer of monetary control between central banks and individuals'. Gerd Altmann/Pixabay, CC BY-SAFaceboo...

John Hawkins, Assistant professor, University of Canberra - avatar John Hawkins, Assistant professor, University of Canberra

'Sadness, disgust, anger': fear for the Great Barrier Reef made climate change feel urgent

Tourists are experiencing 'Reef grief'. Matt Curnock, Author providedMedia coverage of mass coral bleaching on the Great Barrier Reef may have been a major tipping point for public concerns around cli...

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E. coli in milk won't necessarily make you sick – but it signals risks from other bacteria

The recall of several milk brands due to the possible presence of E. Coli is the second milk recall to affect Victoria and New South Wales this month. From shutterstock.comLast Thursday, dairy company...

Tom Ross, Professor in Food Microbiology, Centre for Food Safety and Innovation, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania - avatar Tom Ross, Professor in Food Microbiology, Centre for Food Safety and Innovation, Tasmanian Institute of Agriculture, University of Tasmania

The trust trap: why older Australians are more trusting, and what that means for them

Older adults tend to prioritise present-focused goals such as emotional satisfaction. ShutterstockPopulations around the world are ageing rapidly. Almost one in four people will be aged 60 or more by...

Phoebe Bailey, Associate Professor of Psychology, Western Sydney University - avatar Phoebe Bailey, Associate Professor of Psychology, Western Sydney University

Julie Gough's 'Tense Past' reminds us how the brutalities of colonial settlement are still felt today

A still from Gough's video Hunting Ground (pastoral). Author providedThe phrase “colonial settlement” sounds benign, but Julie Gough’s Tense Past presents compelling evidence to the ...

Julie Shiels, Lecturer - School of Art, RMIT University - avatar Julie Shiels, Lecturer - School of Art, RMIT University

Curious Kids: why do spiders need so many eyes but we only need two?

Jumping spiders, like this one, usually have eight eyes: two very large front eyes to get a clear, colour image and judge distance, and extra side eyes to detect when something is moving. Flickr/Thom...

Samantha Nixon, PhD, The University of Queensland - avatar Samantha Nixon, PhD, The University of Queensland

Spiritual and physical food

In many cultures there are some spiritual rules concerning foods that people are allowed to consume. And just in general, our own bodies can hint using various methods on what we should eat right now ...

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What to put on the road

When preparing for a road trip at the top of your list should be working out the itinerary. Gather your family together and decide on where you will go, what you will do, and what you will see. It is ...

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Australia's still building 4 in every 5 new houses to no more than the minimum energy standard

New housing in Australia must meet minimum energy performance requirements. We wondered how many buildings exceeded the minimum standard. What our analysis found is that four in five new houses are be...

Trivess Moore, Lecturer, RMIT University - avatar Trivess Moore, Lecturer, RMIT University

Would you eat meat grown from cells in a laboratory? Here's how it works

There is rationale for thinking about alternatives to meat. ShutterstockFor many of us, eating a meal containing meat is a normal part of daily life. But if we dig deeper, some sobering issues emerge...

Leigh Ackland, Professor in Molecular Biosciences, Deakin University - avatar Leigh Ackland, Professor in Molecular Biosciences, Deakin University

Centre-left politics: dead, in crisis, or in transition?

New Labor leader Anthony Albanese will need to negotiate the centre-left 'crisis' if he hopes to win office. AAP/Bianca de MarchiThe ALP’s defeat at the 2019 federal election was a surprise. Sho...

Rob Manwaring, Senior Lecturer, Politics and Public Policy, Flinders University - avatar Rob Manwaring, Senior Lecturer, Politics and Public Policy, Flinders University

Morrison wants to unleash economy's 'animal spirits' and foreshadows new look at industrial relations

Prime Minister Scott Morrison will lay out economic policies "to get Australians off the economic sidelines and on the field again" on Monday. Dean Lewins/AAPScott Morrison will commit to getting con...

Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra - avatar Michelle Grattan, Professorial Fellow, University of Canberra

People who spread deepfakes think their lies reveal a deeper truth

Deepfakes make it harder for us to communicate truths to one another and reach consensus on what is real. ScreenshotThe recent viral “deepfake” video of Mark Zuckerberg declaring, “w...

Mark Andrejevic, Professor, School of Media, Film, and Journalism, Monash University - avatar Mark Andrejevic, Professor, School of Media, Film, and Journalism, Monash University

LifeStyle

How to Revolutionize Your Beauty Experience

Being concerned with beauty and cosmetics used to mean frequent visits to the salon and sitting in...

8 Cool Yet Romantic Things to do in Australia

Australia is a wonderful place for vacationing this summer and you can beat the heat as they have ...

How to Banish Dark Circles without the Need for Cucumber Slices

Dark circles can be downright annoying, especially when you are getting enough sleep. So, what cau...

Innovation and Future Trends in the Beauty Industry

  When medicine, tech, and beauty join forces, there’s no stopping the innovative solutions th...