How much time will your kids spend playing Fortnite these holidays?

Now that it’s the school holidays, kids are freer to ratchet up the hours gaming than during the busy school year. And while video games for kids have been menacing parents since at least the 1980s, the game Fortnite is proving to be a different kind of beast than anything that has preceded it.

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End “period poverty” activist makes the list of the world’s most influential teenagers

Menstrual Equity Activist Amika George is a teenager with a steadfast commitment to bring about social change and transform the world into a better place for many girls and women struggling in secret.

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Is cannabis the best treatment for autism?

Nobody really knows what causes autism. Current research suggests that both genetics and environment play a role, and currently, there is still no known cure.

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Medicare stepping in to help counter eating disorder epidemic

It’s an alarming statistic. Approximately 1 million people in Australia have an eating disorder. And it’s due to these alarming numbers that for the first time ever, people with severe eating disorders have access to a comprehensive treatment plan under Medicare for the first time, including up to 60 appointments with psychologists and dietitians.

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“Inside out and round and round…”

Inside Out – popular song lyrics as well as a coming of age film, but now also a new hashtag for an important socio-cultural protest.

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Send in the clowns. They’re already here…

Clowns and children. They have been a match for countless generations. But now clowns are helping kids when they need it the most.

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Is your mobile giving you tech-neck wrinkles?

Yes, it's real. It’s even affecting millennials who are seeking out fillers to fix the deep lines appearing in the skin of their throats as a result of constantly looking down at their devices.

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She’s a hero, not just a pretty face

Heartbroken by the execution of her uncle by the Nazis, actress Audrey Hepburn worked for the Resistance in World War II, a new book will reveal.

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Breaking down the male stereotype in cybersecurity

Picture a cybersecurity hacker sitting cunningly behind a screen, hatching a devastating plot and I’ll bet you pictured that figure of a hacker as a male, right?

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This turtle is holy in the fight to clean the world's oceans

With so much talk about climate change and the insidious flow of microplastics through the food chain as a result of environmental damage, it’s nice to read when people are actually doing something about it and not just whinging and prophesying doom.

 

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