Pros and Cons of Private Lenders and Private Mortgages in Vancouver

It’s every citizen’s dream to be the owner of their own dream home. With the constant fluctuation in the retail market and country’s economy, it can be a real headache buying your own home. If you a...

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Health benefits of sauna

Imagine this. You come home tired after a very long working day. You were on your toes since morning, and now you only want to relax. You go to a small room and take a steam bath and relax your who...

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Homosexuality may have evolved for social, not sexual reasons

We propose same-sex attraction evolved to allow greater social integration and stronger same-sex social bonds. SHUTTERSTOCKHow did homosexuality in humans evolve? Typically, this question is posed as ...

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Russian government resignation: what's just happened and what's in store for Putin beyond 2024?

News came from Moscow overnight that the Russian government had resigned, followed by the announcement that Putin would be recommending the current prime minister Dmitry Medvedev be replaced by the he...

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How an Aussie invention could soon cut 5% of the world's greenhouse gas emissions

Australian-designed technology will soon be responsible for 50% of all solar energy produced globally.Glenn Hunt/AAPIn the 1980s, a global race was underway: to find a more efficient way of converting...

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Black Drop Effect review: infusing the present moment with layers of the past

When Indigenous elder Binno (played by William McPherson) teaches dances to three young men, a bigger plan emerges.Christopher WoeReview: Black Drop Effect, directed by Felix Cross for Sydney Festival...

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Moving the A-League to the winter would improve the play, but will it attract the fans?

The A-League is struggling to attract TV viewers and fans at matches. Would a move to the winter make any difference?Gary Day/AAPIn the past week, the Australian football players union has been pressu...

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Curious Kids: why does reading in the back seat make you feel sick?

Looking out the window instead might stop you feeling sick, but that doesn't work for everyone.Vadiar/Shutterstock, CC BYWhy does reading in the back seat make you feel sick? – Jane, aged 10, fr...

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The Dish in Parkes is scanning the southern Milky Way, searching for alien signals

The Parkes radio telescope can detect extremely weak signals coming from the most distant parts of the Universe.ShutterstockFor John Sarkissian, operations scientist at the CSIRO Parkes radio telescop...

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Why teen depression rates are rising faster for girls than boys

One-fifth of U.S. teen girls reported experiencing major depression in 2017.Tgraphic/Shutterstock.comWe’re in the middle of a teen mental health crisis – and girls are at its epicenter.Sin...

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Vital Signs: the end of the checkout signals a dire future for those without the right skills

Shops checkouts are predicted to disappear this decade. Customers will be able to take what they want and walk out, with payment done automatically.www.shutterstock.comThere has already been a fair n...

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Take care when examining the economic impact of fires. GDP doesn't tell the full story

It is possible to calculate the impact impact of fires, but not using GDP.Shutterstock/Andrew Brownbilll/AAPEstimates of the economic damage caused by the bushfires are rolling in, some of them big an...

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US and Iran have a long, troubled history

Benny Marty/Shutterstock.comRelations between the United States and Iran have been fraught for decades – at least since the U.S. helped overthrow a democracy-minded prime minister, Mohammed Moss...

Jeffrey Fields, Associate Professor of the Practice of International Relations, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences - avatar Jeffrey Fields, Associate Professor of the Practice of International Relations, University of Southern California – Dornsife College of Letters, Arts and Sciences

Why you need more Vitamin D in the winter

Vitamin D is sometimes called the sunshine vitamin. FotoHelin/Shutterstock.comWinter is upon us and so is the risk of vitamin D deficiency and infections. Vitamin D, which is made in our skin followi...

Margherita T. Cantorna, Distinguished Professor of Molecular Immunology, Pennsylvania State University - avatar Margherita T. Cantorna, Distinguished Professor of Molecular Immunology, Pennsylvania State University