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Must Love Jokes: Why We Look For A Partner Who Laughs (and Makes Us Laugh)

Must love jokes: why we look for a partner who laughs (and makes us...

There are many reasons why those who laugh and can make others laugh are attractive mates. Shutterstock Whether we’re looking for love or lust, we look for someone with a good sense of humour. Studies...
Supersized Cities: Residents Band Together To Push Back Against Speculative Development Pressures

Supersized cities: residents band together to push back against speculative development pressures

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Thousands of co-housing projects in cities around the world have shown how people can get together to create diverse homes that suit them & their community – this one is in Portland,...
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Listen To Older Voices : Marie Earle – Part 1

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Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times and Tagg. Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and opinions of...
are you part of a social group? making sure you are will improve your health

Are you part of a social group? Making sure you are will improve your...

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Social connectedness supports our   physical and mental health. Photo by Matheus Ferrero on Unsplash It’s well established that people who feel socially isolated, or as though they don’t belong, have worse mental health than...
#metourism: The Hidden Costs Of Selfie Tourism

#MeTourism: the hidden costs of selfie tourism

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Selfie tourism is changing the experience of traveling for many people – and not necessarily in a positive way. Technology has changed the way we travel. Smartphones, travellers’ comments and photos, search engines...
Trolls, Fanboys And Lurkers: Understanding Online Commenting Culture Shows Us How To Improve It

Trolls, fanboys and lurkers: understanding online commenting culture shows us how to improve it

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The way user interfaces are designed can impact the kind of community that gathers. Shutterstock Do you call that a haircut? I hope you didn’t pay for it. Oh please this is rubbish, you’re a disgrace...
‘cabin fever’: australia must prepare for the social and psychological impacts of a coronavirus lockdown

‘Cabin fever’: Australia must prepare for the social and psychological impacts of a coronavirus...

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As the COVID-19 outbreak intensifies, we’re seeing mass isolation in virus epicentres, with about 500 million people in China “under varying degrees of quarantine”, and all of Italy in lockdown. In Australia, self-isolation is being advised for those who...
marriage equality – why a yes vote is important

Marriage Equality – Why a YES vote is important

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An Editorial Now the papers for the non-binding vote on marriage equality have started to be delivered and with them, comes a very important decision. Do you vote YES to the right of people to marry...
online sex parties and virtual reality porn: can sex in isolation be as fulfilling as real life?

Online sex parties and virtual reality porn: can sex in isolation be as fulfilling...

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Picture: Shuttlestock The public health response to COVID-19 has placed unprecedented limits on social contact. Many people may go without physical sexual intimacy for an extended (and indefinite) period. Given human touch and connection are fundamental to humanity,...
Listen To Older Voices : John Skrinjar – Part 2

Listen To Older Voices : John Skrinjar – Part 2

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Welcome to Listen To Older Voices, a program produced by Rob Greaves for Uniting Melba and podcast through the Toorak Times & Tagg Listen To Older Voices presents the stories, views and...