Category: Editor’s Picks – Top 25 (Chronological)

Screens can manipulate the nervous system

The manipulation of the human nervous system through the use of television and computer monitors is a reality in the modern world, according to registered patents.

Techniques studied in the 1970s reveal the ability to influence the physical and psychological aspects of the brain’s sensors via electromagnetic fields transmitted from screens.

More 5G tower victories across Australia

Telco giants have been met with further roadblocks in the race towards 5G, with more regions successfully campaigning to reject future tower proposals.

The Lathlain and Currumbin Valley regions have recently won bids to appeal both tower and mobile base station installations, following on from similar victories in the Sutherland Shire region last month.

H.V Evatt: The Australian who helped create Israel

The creation of Israel depended heavily on the actions of Herbert ‘Doc’ Evatt – an enigmatic Australian who served as President of the United Nations General Assembly at the time of Israel’s admission to the UN.

Evatt, a former Labor Leader and Attorney-General, would play an instrumental role in the implementation of the nation, after rising to prominence as an architect of the United Nations Charter in 1945.

Endocrine Disruption: An attack against humanity?

Over the last decade, there has been growing awareness of the adverse effects of many synthetic chemicals in the world around us — untested for their disrupting factors on the endocrine system.

From industrial chemicals and pesticides, to consumer products and the air around us, Australians are raising concerns about the dangers that even small quantities of toxic chemicals may cause.

Spot the Difference: Politics vs Wrestling

Professional wrestling — half Shakespeare, half suplexes — continues to captivate as a stage-managed “reality” in which scripted stories bleed freely into real events, and the blurry line between truth heightens the addiction to the melodrama.

Following on from World Wrestling Entertainment’s (WWE) WrestleMania extravaganza in April, we take a look as the Australian government gears up for the main event of their poorly executed version of the theatre spectacle — The 2019 Federal Election.