Scratch the surface of the history of swimming and you might find more than you bargained for — like why your local pool is shaped like a rectangle (hint: it's linked to Napoleon).
In a drawing room above his laboratory, chemist Humphry Davy threw quite the soiree. But his nitrous oxide parties were more than a rollicking good time: they led to the discovery of anaesthesia.
For three years, I tried, but life with our dog Mallee just didn't work out. The decision to rehome her involved guilt, shame and judgement, but it was the best thing to do.
There are 8,760 hours in every year. A time audit could help you spend them doing the things you actually enjoy.
At first listen it sounds just like any other radio network. But this tiny station broadcasts exclusively to the cells of 80,000 prisoners — and it's "really powerful" stuff.
What will the future of humanity look like? Renowned physicist Michio Kaku predicts it will be in space — and says we may not have any choice in the matter if we want to avoid extinction.
Sydney-born Annette Kellerman was a celebrity at the turn of the 20th century. She defied expectation at every turn — openly expressing her sexuality, appearing nude on film, and even jumping into a pit of live crocodiles.
Practising mindfulness can improve your physical health, says psychiatry professor Dan Siegel — but others warn the science is not conclusive.
To save Mike Rolls, doctors amputated parts of his body, including his right leg. Nine years later, he made the decision to amputate the other one. This is why.
This is Merle's house. The 82-year-old loves everything about it — especially because it means she doesn't have to rely on carers. So could tiny homes spark a retirement revolution?