Nimita doesn't eat after dark in case she accidentally swallows an insect — and doesn't play cricket, so as not to hurt the grass. She's one of Australia's 4,000 followers of Jainism.
From seductive sirens in ancient Greece to Disney's Ariel, our fascination with mermaids has spanned centuries and cultures. But lesser known are the ancient Indigenous mermaid stories from our own country, which still hold meaning today.
Zoroastrianism was ancient when Jesus was born. Online dating — from a special 'Tinder' to a matchmaker with a digital database of bachelors and bachelorettes — is helping keep the monotheistic faith alive.