‘Machiavellian’ is a term attached to any leader we see as dangerous, but which modern nutcase actually fits the definition?
The act of love might remain unchanged through the centuries, but has our way that we approach it changed? You tell me, bae.
In a new series of articles, we’re asking writers to nominate five books that had a major impact on them when they first read them, and to tell us why.
Today in 1961, Yuri Gagarin became the first man to venture into space. The story about the man, however, is equally interesting.
The name Hercules is famous the world over. He’s been a cartoon, an adhesive pitchman a punchline to an Eddie Murphy joke. But what did he actually do? Well…
We move in a space where gender is fluid as the terminology we create to define it. However, I’m wondering if we should leave the marriage lexicon as it previously stood.
As far as I’m concerned, there is always a place for correct grammar. And yes, it does matter.
St Patrick’s Day is again upon us, but what’s it all about? For those of you who yelled out “potatoes” or “Guinness” – see me after class.
This International Women’s Day, we’re looking at the achievements of our pioneering Australian female politicians. Leave your party politics at the door.
Armed with a computer and a shovel, I’ve decided to dig up what my family has kept from me. Royalty, apparently.
Almost 60 years ago, Lady Chatterley’s lover brought sex and lust into the courtroom and changed the way we thought about censoring literature.
Despite the popularity of streaming apps, the reality is that those who created the music see very little of the money.
While the question of a republic remains unanswered, perhaps we could use our democratic rights to choose our next monarch? It’s been done before.
While the flat-earth theory is new in intensity, it is old in application. In fact, there are many people to blame. Consider this the definitive list.
While sticks and stones may break bones, the insult remains the only way to ruin someone utterly. But, what separates the good from the bad?
Bill Gates and Warren Buffet suggest you spend 5 hours a week growing your mind. Those who have trouble reading their point are just giving themselves over to ignorance.
Tutankhamen was an ancient obscure boy-king who sat friendless for 3,245 years. That was until one morning in 1922, when Howard Carter knocked on his door.
Monsters have been part of storytelling since the earliest times, and the Minotaur is one of the most famous. Half man, half bull with a face only a mother could love, let us creep into the labyrinth to make ourselves known to him.
For those of you who have been naughty all year but still hope to bag presents from Santa, you might end up getting a visit from Krampus instead.
Enough of the frivolous fluff we hear this time of year, I say! Time to culture-up our taste this Christmas.
What’s Christmas without all those cheesy festive songs? To get you in the holiday mood here are some of our favourites performed by a range of singers from Sinatra to Aguilera, and including a few surprises.
A circadian novel is one that follows their characters over a 24-hour period. It’s tough to produce, but when done correctly, the results are spectacular.