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There Are No Alligators Here! Kakadu National Park

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

My recent trip to the Northern Territory of Australia was one of the best I've taken - dramatic landscapes, red earth, interesting outposts, luxury trains, and crocodiles - really big crocodiles!

Discovering Darwin, Australia on a Hop-on Hop-off Bus

Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson | Posted 01.24.2015 | Travel
Regina Fraser and Pat Johnson

The sleek Ghan train was my conveyance from Alice Springs to Darwin, Australia this past fall. The 24-hour ride was the last stop on the trek up through the Northern Territory.

The Radioactive Racism Behind Nuclear Energy

Michelle Chen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Michelle Chen

If we survey the landscape of nuclear development across the planet, we see that the destructive impacts of the technology are often paired with the dehumanizing impacts of environmental racism.

Manthropology: The Science Of The Inadequate Modern Male

Peter McAllister | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Peter McAllister

I wondered how many other stories about the extraordinary abilities of pre-modern men were true. I decided to find out, starting with that most male of characteristics: physical strength.

Dreading the Holiday Family Gathering? Aboriginal Stories to Help Now and Year-Round

Wes Isley | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Wes Isley

I found a new perspective that I think will help me ditch the guilt, preserve my sanity and still allow room for a holly-jolly holiday with my family.

Chef Frank Brunacci on Cooking for the Trump Family and the Quintessential Chicago Ingredient

Claire Bidwell Smith | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago
Claire Bidwell Smith

It was recently lobster week in Chef Frank Brunacci's kitchen. What does that mean? Only that he featured an entire menu based around lobster for one week in May at his restaurant Sixteen.

Russian Ice Skaters' 'Aboriginal' Routine Offends Australians (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A routine by Russia's world champion ice skaters Oksana Domnina and Maxim Shabalin has been accused of being offensive to indigenous Australians. The...

Prince William Heads Down Under (PHOTOS)

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Prince William of Britain has been making the most of his first official state visit, heading down to Australia and New Zealand for a variety of activ...

God Is One Mind

William Horden | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
William Horden

It is difficult for some of us to say "God thinks each of us into being" without feeling like we're falling back on childhood Sunday school stories.

Tasered Man Bursts Into Flames In Australia

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

When police taser-gunned a man in an aboriginal community in Western Australia who was charging them with a can of gasoline and a lighter, he suddenly...

Australian Aborigines Restrict Alcohol Sales To Address Crisis | NORIMITSU ONISHI | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

HALLS CREEK, Australia Since Halls Creek recently became the latest Aboriginal town in the Australian outback to restrict alcohol sales, its doctors a...

Reconciliation Through Art: Video Premiere of "Apology (It's Time)"

Russell James | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russell James

One year ago tomorrow, Kevin Rudd, on his first day of office, officially apologized to the Indigenous people of Australia for 200 years of oppression. This speech was the impetus for this video.

Australia and America: A Shared Hope and Changed Attitude

Baz Luhrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Baz Luhrmann

The problems facing the United States -- and countries around the world right now -- are so towering that our only hope is in reaching out to our neighbors, building bridges, and moving on from old wounds.

Australia: Illiteracy Rate Among Aboriginal Children Higher Than Expected

The Australian | Brad Norington | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

THE rate of illiteracy among Aboriginal children has been underestimated, with the first uniform national literacy tests showing the proportion of ind...