So being a social media noob, it’s probably not all that surprising that I didn’t know much about “trolling,” but I was enlightened after an episode of Insight a couple of weeks ago. In its mildest form, trolling just seems like a waste of time to me and in its most vicious form, it seems extremely cruel and unwarranted. But maybe that’s just the way I’m wired. Literally.
Last week, Julia Gillard ripped into Tony Abbott, calling him sexist and a misogynist. But what does research tell us about differences between men and women? Are the comments Tony Abbott made misogynistic, or is he backed by science?
Have you ever looked at a magazine, billboard or television advertisement and noticed how utterly depressed male models look. How many of them are smiling?
Quickfire science: It was only a few years ago that emos were everywhere. They were strolling down malls with their black skinny jeans, punk-rock jewellery and asymmetrical fringe haircuts. But where did they all go?
Summer is coming and perhaps you’re already thinking about getting a tan to keep your skin looking beautiful. But beware, both the sun and beauty could be your greatest enemy
Every four years, the Olympics comes around to remind us all of how lazy we really are. We watch the athletes run, jump, swim and do air kicks, thinking to ourselves that we should get out more and live healthier lives. But even the fit do fall, especially athletes suffering from a genetic disease of the heart called hypertrophic cardiomyopathy.
You know that ringing you get in your ears when you come home after a night out? Imagine having that noise in your head all the time. Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to my world – and that of an estimated…
Are you a mother with a new born baby? Are you sore from breast feeding but don’t want to use formula? Well pass that baby onto the baby daddy because men can lactate!
When you were a kid you may have had some fun looking at books with illusions, where you had to try to see the shapes hidden in patterns, sometimes by crossing your eyes. There are some pretty cool optical illusions…
Hopefully everyone will agree with me on this: that face-eating zombie incident in Miami the other day was freaky, horrifying and deeply disturbing. For those that missed the story, a man named Rudy Eugene was shot by a police offer…