January 23, 2013 11 Comments
Space and mining boffins will gather in Sydney next month to discuss the possibly of mining on the moon, asteroids and even Mars. It could happen a lot sooner than you'd think.
January 23, 2013
The market is up 15. SFE futures were up 11 this morning. US market up 62. The Dow closed on its high of the day and was down 27 at worst on weaker than expected economic numbers and Info Tech company 4Q earnings. US YonY existing home sales were down 1% to a 4.94 million in December […]
January 11, 2013 7 Comments
You can't bet real money online, but you can play simulated casino games on your smartphone for "fun". If the law changes, researchers are concerned it may have impacts on how we gamble online.
December 14, 2012 4 Comments
Think you know your news? We've put together 50 of our favourite tabloid titles for Crikey readers to work out. Take the test and see if you can put a name to the media moniker.
December 5, 2012 6 Comments
The Australian government was warned about embarrassing cables before WikiLeaks published them, according to an updated book on Julian Assange by ABC journalist Andrew Fowler.
November 28, 2012 3 Comments
Rugby legend David Campese has lambasted the Sydney Morning Herald for getting a "girl" to cover the game. So can women cover sports played by men? Of course they can.
November 2, 2012 8 Comments
A Melbourne Cricket Club membership is the holy grail for any Australian sports fan. But the wait for entry is growing longer -- you might not live long enough to enjoy your exclusive seat.
October 4, 2012
If Tony Abbott becomes our next prime minister, as many predict, there is one holy man best placed to whisper into his ear: Cardinal George Pell. We reckon that’s enough to make him our most powerful religious leader. Abbott’s friendship with Pell is no secret. The Opposition Leader and former priest-in-training has long seen Australia’s […]
October 3, 2012
Archbishop Peter Jensen agrees we need to talk about marriage, yet he gets a bit annoyed at constantly being asked why gay Australians shouldn’t be able to tie the knot. As Sydney’s top Anglican, he has a well-known set of conservative beliefs, which means he has become a lightning rod for those pushing for same-s-x marriage. Critics […]
October 2, 2012
Jim Wallace is on a mission from God to bring more religion into politics. And until recently, he and his disciples were doing a pretty good job. With a budget of $2 million, 15,000 members and a cluster of politicians keen to keep them sweet, the Australian Christian Lobby is one of Christ’s loudest voices […]