I've learned living abroad that there are two types of vacation destinations. There are places that make it into the ears, eyes and guidebooks of international tourists as the places to go. Then there are the places local go. Oftentimes those lists are completely different.
What forces of fate allow thousands of people to cross the same terrain without seeing the crashed airplane that John Weisheit discovered on May 20th?
I still remember sitting right at the back of the Palladium at Crown Casino in Melbourne, Australia for the ICMI Women in Leadership Event hosted by Ann Peacock earlier this year.
Kids such as 9 year-old Rachael have experienced more hospital visits and grit their teeth through more ongoing treatment than I ever have. Maybe more than you have too.
RIghty-eight percent of Americans feel that they work for a company that doesn't care about them as people.But it's just not employees. Ninety-six percent of bosses report feelings of burn out. So the system isn't working for anyone.
Take 3 is an Australian not-for-profit organisation with a simple message: Take three pieces of rubbish with you when you leave the beach, waterway or...anywhere, and you have made a difference.
Which is more important to Americans - water, or hydro-power?
I don't buy the argument that young people are lazy or that older people don't care. Or that we have just all become selfish, conceited and no longer concerned with the collective.
In the world of comedy, there is no one quite like Australia's own Pam Ann, international air hostess. She counts among her fans Cher, Elton John and Madonna (who once described her as "cruelly funny"), and has a huge international fan base both flight attendant and gay.
Part of investing in a new world is discovering exactly what those individuals love. Those countries and industries that are part of the migration of money from West to East will be blessed under the new dominion of China as the world's economic leader.
Americans' Exposure To Heat Extremes Could Rise 6-Fold By 2050 - exposing vastly more Americans to dangerous heat waves due to a combination of rising temperatures and rapid population growth in the South and West, a new study warns.
In the 1830s, stories about the stewpots of Fiji finally brought a tsunami of pastors to the islands from the London Missionary Society, and later on canoe loads of Wesleyan Methodists from Tonga. Progress was slow at first, and a good number of soul-savers themselves ended up saved for Fijian feasts.
Prior to departing on a trip home to Australia to visit family, I fell into the web (or should I say tapestry), of Indie author, Prue Batten. Prue resides on a farm in eastern Tasmania with her husband. She writes historical fiction and fantasy.
As TEDWomen 2015 launches this week, we celebrate how far society has come. We no longer exclude women from attending university or joining certain professions.
The world over, sustainability is moving from being a department in an organization with no budget, to a bottom line performance evaluation for the whole business.
The head of ASIO recently issued a call to arms for families to spot teenagers on the path to radicalisation. The Director General of Security h...