The internet does not improve information flow just by existing
Any more than a cure for a disease works if no one applies it.
Jewish births “Trending Upwards” in Israel
Is it because Israeli Jews are optimistic about the future?
Cinema Classics: A Hard Day’s Night (1964)
A charming blend of Beatlemania and swinging 60s nostalgia.
Gender gaps in college linked to divorce rates
The absence of a father, in a typical post-divorce setting, affects the education of boys.
We could get beyond passwords. But do we want to?
One problem with bioscanning is that unique identifiers can change (still unique but different).
New Zealand among most ethnically diverse countries
One in four people living in New Zealand in 2013 was born in another country.
Do you bribe your kids?
You could be losing more than $1,300 a year in the process.
Official advice from doctors: read to your kids!
The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends reading to children.
Reflections on an unforgiving day
What links the twin tragedies of a downed plane over the Ukraine and Israel's invasion of Gaza?
Five steps Malaysia Airlines must take after its second disaster…
Inaction could sink the company.
Why we all deserve free, yummy dark chocolate
If Obamacare offers free contraceptives, why not free chocolate? It has health benefits, too.
Greater mental health risks for IVF babies
Women resorting to IVF may be running unrecognised health risks
We were wrong, says former regulator of Dutch euthanasia
Euthanasia is becoming a ‘default’ mode of dying for cancer patients.
Supreme Court, HHS mandate, politics, contraception & the ‘war on women’
How you connect the dots determines the picture that emerges.
First Kiwi lesbian “marriage” over already?
It's less than a year since the poster girls for New Zealand's new marriage law wed.
Niue: A dying Island
Is there any future for this remote Pacific paradise?
Mothers in shackles
It’s not only in Sudanese prisons that women give birth chained.
“Wiping” your phone may not wipe those photos
The only foolproof way to secure your data is to smash your old phone into a thousand pieces.
Not exactly kissing cousins
Kieran would rather not share his home with his unusual cousin.
Have you met the Willis Clan?
It’s like the Sound of Music, but with five more kids.
Celebrity swimmer Ian Thorpe comes out
In a tell-all interview, one of Australia's most famous athletes admits that he is gay. Is he?
CINEMA CLASSICS: The Lives of Others (2006)
An Oscar-winning look at the surveillance state of East Germany.
Japan faces pilot shortage
Will holidaying in our old age continue to be an option?
All wired up: the contraceptive chip
The Gates Foundation has funded an implantable device which can be controlled remotely.
Lord Carey’s suicide mission
A former Archbishop of Canterbury gets everything wrong about assisted suicide.