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.
This evening, while we may shake at the poverty revealed in Struggle Street, the reality in this country is that in even in destitution, we’re fortunate.
The wounds of previous war and conflict may never disappear, but due to one pioneering European project, they may eventually heal.
500 years have passed since Martin Luther nailed his transformative piece of policy into the heart of the church, lasting changes that exist to this day.
Alexander may have been the blueprint for the overachieving smug millennial of today. But what did he do that was so great?
For a movie that literally states that love is all around, the caustic Tinderesque narratives makes me believe that love doesn’t actually enter into it.
For millennia, the mysteries of ancient Egypt eluded western study – until some 200 years ago, when scholars unscrambled the Rosetta Stone and opened our eyes to a new world of old wonders.
Yuval Noah Harari is a dangerous thinker. In charting our recent past, he suggests the future will be one of technology, where we tear down religion and honour ourselves.
Rome remains one of Europe’s most romantic cities, however, under the cobblestone beats a heart of something else entirely, for it may live on, but you will not.
Notable Marxist thinker Slavoj Žižek has come up with an alternate theory for the movie Titanic, claiming that the iceberg actually saved Jack and Rose from themselves.
Today is an auspicious day in the calendar, as we’re to honour the original boy band concept – the barbershop quartet. Turns out it has nothing to do with having your hair cut. Scandal.
In the general consciousness, the lessons of Martin Luther King seem to have been forgotten, especially today, as the US faces a similar divide to that which he sought to bridge.
This country has gone through many changes, and seeing what we have now makes me long for what we’ve lost. So today, as a TBS Boomer, I look back.
The Aztecs were an ornate, forward-thinking and often brutal civilisation. Sadly, they’re all dead. But today is their birthday, so we’re honouring their sacrifice in the first of our “Happy birthday, you’re…” series.
History, as the old saying goes, is written by the victors, but in 2016, I feel its time we rewrite it to fairly represent both genders.
As the truism goes, if we do something notable, History will remember us. Well, except for these four who created great and horrible things, but no one knows who they are.
A pious peasant girl who became counsel to the King, before dying at age 19; check out what else there is to know about Joan of Arc in this morning’s Know Who You’re Googling.
Turns out we’re not the generation to blame for the vapidity of social media, as the Edwardian postcards have beaten us to it. Sozzles, Zuckers.
Ingeborg van Teeseling looks into the figures and the proud history of the commonwealth’s traditional problem: drinking.
Returning from Europe, Nicholas Harrington describes a problem reanimated by the Cologne attacks – the marginalising of the political Left.
Proud Grinch and festive cynic Kate Turner looks into the origins of the celebration she holds so dear, Christmas. As in, “Oh dear…”
In the wake of Tony Abbott’s call for Islam to undergo a Reformation, Ingeborg van Teeseling would like to fill some of the gaps in the ex-PM’s selective memory.