Why taking videos on your phone can help you like your family more

Why taking videos on your phone can help you like your family more

No,that isn’t a typo. Taking photos and videos of your loved ones can deepen your relationships with your loved ones,according to a new documentary. An expert tells us how to do it.

  • bySamantha Selinger-Morris

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How your taxes ended up funding religious jobs in WA’s public schools
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Schools

How your taxes ended up funding religious jobs in WA’s public schools

The WA government publicly swears this role is open to people of “any or no faith” and has delicately edited the literature to say this... but is it really?

  • byEmma Young
This neuroscientist accidentally discovered he was a psychopath. How can you pick them?
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Crime

This neuroscientist accidentally discovered he was a psychopath. How can you pick them?

People are often happy to diagnose their “psycho” boss or “sociopathic” in-laws but what do these conditions actually mean? How are they detected? And what’s it like to live with them?

  • bySherryn Groch
Why do smart people join cults? And how do they get out of them?
Explainer
Crime

Why do smart people join cults? And how do they get out of them?

It’s not just doomsday bunkers and goat’s blood. Cults are all around the world,including in Australia. What are the red flags and how do cult leaders operate?

  • bySherryn Groch
Yes,hangry is a thing. Two experts break down why

Yes,hangry is a thing. Two experts break down why

A growing body of evidence suggests a strong connection between hunger and irritability.

  • byAnthony Segaert
What Millennials value more than Boomers
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Sociology

What Millennials value more than Boomers

New research found Baby Boomers and the Silent Generation put more weight on traditional values,while Gen Y and Z were more likely to value creativity,innovation,entrepreneurship,achievement and intellectualism.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
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Sydney limo driver ‘couldn’t cope with the stress’ after sparking COVID outbreak,lockdown

Sydney limo driver ‘couldn’t cope with the stress’ after sparking COVID outbreak,lockdown

A year after lockdown began,Michael Podgoetsky - also known as the limo driver who was patient zero - says he still thinks about the controversy every day.

  • byJordan Baker andAmelia McGuire
Why climate change is making young Australians hesitant about having children

Why climate change is making young Australians hesitant about having children

More than four out of five young Australians are worried about climate change,while Australia has ranked 30th of 39 countries in a Unicef report on environmental conditions that affect the wellbeing of children.

  • byCaitlin Fitzsimmons
How to breathe new life into a faded friendship

How to breathe new life into a faded friendship

Connection regret is one of the four main types of regret,but it is possible to rekindle old friendships.

  • byEvelyn Lewin
Two minutes with Danny Katz:When your hairdresser goes off piste

Two minutes with Danny Katz:When your hairdresser goes off piste

Our Modern Guru provides advice on getting your hairdresser to listen to what you want.

  • byDanny Katz
The sounds of my family,and other irritants
Opinion
Opinion

The sounds of my family,and other irritants

I realised the impact these sounds were having on me last year,when I found myself googling,‘why does my husband type so loudly?’

  • byMeena Evers