Australia played an unexpected important role in the moon landing by broadcasting the historic moonwalk to more than million people across the world. Conspiracy theories that NASA faked landing on the moon have been popular since We look at some of the arguments and what the Americans say about them. But now several companies are racing to take humans back to the lunar surface. A year-old woman has smashed a world record and achieved an unbelievable feat by being the youngest person to visit every country on Earth. Scientists have solved the mystery of the invisible teeth of the monstrous, ferocious, glow-in-the-dark dragonfish that lives in the dark in the deepest parts of the ocean.
Scientists have been stunned after an entire herd of million-year-old dinosaurs was discovered in Lightning Ridge in outback Australia. There are simple things we can all do to help clean up our air. As whale watching season begins in Australia, everyone is on the lookout for a very special white humpback whale who has been cruising the east coast every year for up to 30 years. Lake Eyre is approaching its fullest state in more than 40 years, with the huge flow of water catching the attention of birds, pilots, tourists and even NASA.
Scientists have discovered a planet the size of Neptune that could instantly vaporise humans. A small number of people are developing a big problem with gaming.
The World Health Organisation has just officially declared this addiction to games a disease. Bucky, Calamity, Bella, Zippy and Jet the dolphins are the subjects of an Australian-first study to discover if they are happier in their pool or in a sea pen. To find out what loud sounds do to things, scientists have fired lasers into jets of water, making a sound so loud it can boil water and burst your heart.
YouTube has chosen an Australian teenage inventor to feature in a special documentary about her work and her potentially lifesaving creation and now the whole world is watching.
There are thousands of so-called solutions for crying over onions, from wearing goggles to sucking a spoon. Do any work? How and why do onions make us teary? Scott Morrison is still the Prime Minister of Australia after his come-from-behind federal election win, which keeps the Liberal-Nationals Coalition in charge of the country.
We look at Mr Hawke's life and his legacy to our nation. Tiny copper coins up to years old found on a remote beach on an Australian island could add a new chapter to the story of our European history. Dig for false teeth, look for drop bears and search for wildlife in a new Minecraft mini Melbourne to learn about science, maths, archaeology and engineering. This time the birds and green pigs have to become frenemies to save their homes from a new threat.
The ACT could become the first state or territory of Australia to recognise in law that animals have feelings and that humans should care for their physical and mental wellbeing. A year-old explorer has floated for days and more than km across the Atlantic Ocean in a plywood capsule without a sail or a motor. On May 18 more than 16 million Australians will vote in the federal election.
Qantas embarked on its journey to become a greener airline this week, with every disposable item on board a Sydney to Adelaide flight to be composted, reused, or recycled. All those hours of hard work thinking, designing and building from 2. Metz says her stepfather wrote her a letter after she moved to Los Angeles, praising her for her courage. Today, her feelings for the man seem complex at best.
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Metz says her friend "strong-armed" her to create an online profile in There she met a Brit named Marty Eaden who eventually put a ring on it. Before breaking through on This Is Us , she was an agent for nearly a decade. The President is missing. The world is in shock. With details only a President could know, and the kind of suspense only James Patterson can deliver. Cari Mora by Thomas Harris 16 May.
Harris makes a return with another dark and grisly tale. And unfortunately, the ruthless Hans-Peter Schneider has his eye on it….
Frankissstein by Jeanette Winterson 28 May. Frankissstein opens in with Mary Shelley composing her gothic thriller Frankenstein. We are then transported to the present-day where young transgender Doctor Ry Shelley meets and falls in love with renowned AI professor Victor Stein, who wants to liberate humans from the limits of their biology.
This Storm by James Ellroy 30 May. Set during the aftermath of the attack on Pearl Harbour, war has been declared and anti-Japanese paranoia has reached its climax with the issue of Executive Order that sees all Japanese Americans deported to internment camps. But then a body is unearthed in a mudslide in LA and the murder victim is linked to an unsolved gold heist from April , the last days of the Nazi regime.
While bombs are falling on Berlin, the Gestapo are still searching for traitors, resistance fighters and deserters. People mistrust each other more than ever. Everyone could be a spy. In the midst of chaos, the young soldier Joachim Lassehn desperately wants to escape.
Friedrich Wiegand, a trade unionist tortured in a concentration camp, tries to speed up the end of the war through sabotage. And Oskar Klose's pub is the conspiratorial meeting point of a small resistance group that the SS is trying to trace. Weaving together their stories, Heinz Rein offers an unforgettable portrait of life in a city devastated by war. Unsettling, raw and cinematic, Berlin Finale was published in Germany in and quickly became one of the first best-selling books of the post-war period.
Newly translated eighty years later, it is ripe for rediscovery. Sophy Henn celebrates all the different, extraordinary and sometimes contradictory things we are in this joyful and colourful rhyming picture book. Perfect to read aloud - and then read again, and again! Out of the Shadows by Walt Odets 4 Jun. Despite living in a modern and progressive world, gay men still struggle with self-acceptance, shaking off the deep-seated stigma, and escaping the infamy of the AIDS epidemic. Clinical psychologist Walt Odets draws on the stories of his patients, as well as his own personal experiences within the gay community.
Afropean by Johny Pitts 6 Jun. Johny Pitts part memoir and part travelogue explores what it means to be black and European. Taking readers on an alternative journey through Europe, including Paris, Berlin, Lisbon, Stockholm and Moscow, Pitts takes a look at how Afropeans juggle their overlapping identities. Booker Prize-winner Arundhati Roy has put together a collection of her political essays from the last 20 years. Qing Li presents forest bathing as the practice of spending time in the woods for better health, happiness and a sense of calm. A pillar of Japanese culture for decades, forest bathing known as Shinrin-Yoku to locals is a way to reconnect with nature.
Extinction Rebellion are inspiring a whole generation to take action on climate breakdown. This handbook offers facts to arm you, stories to empower you, pages to fill in and instructions on how to start your very own rebellion. A groundbreaking exploration of the problems of diversity in education, by two extremely talented young graduates.
Featuring honest conversations with students past and present, Taking up Space goes beyond the buzzwords of diversity and inclusion and explores what those words truly mean for young black girls today. Humans are increasingly becoming an indoor species. We spend 90 per cent of our life indoors.
And, on average, we dedicate eight hours a day looking at screens.
Our increasingly domestic lives are having huge consequences to our health. In Into the Forest , Immunologist and Forest Medicine expert, Dr Qing Li, examines the unprecedented benefits of the world's largest natural health resource: the great outdoors. Applying cutting-edge research and emerging science, Dr Li explores the inherent connection between nature and improved wellbeing.
This practical guide will help you overcome some of life's most problematic health issues, including how to:. From mindful strolls in your local park to listening to the wind, from watching the sunset to walking barefoot in the grass, Dr Li reveals the life-improving advantages of spending time around trees, for a healthier and happier you. The terrifying debut crime novel from Alex North, this psychological thriller follows a grieving father and son who are placed in mortal danger when an old serial killer appears to strike again in the sleepy village of Featherbank — decades after he was put behind bars.
This first work of science fiction from the master of supernatural horror was a smashing success on its release, and continues to be a classic of the genre. Yet everything suddenly hangs in the balance when Donovan Reyes, the son of the prestigious Prime Liaison, is captured by a rebel group. For the rest of the first season, the character was generally referred to as either "Ralph" or "Mister H", although in "The Best Desk Scenario" where Ralph is given a promotion and his own office space, we see the name "Ralph Hanley" on the door plaque. Hundreds of years in the future, the world is a utopian dream read: dystopian nightmare thanks to genetic manipulation, an intelligence-based caste system, heavy medication, and the fact that people now learn in their sleep. Brynleigh and the Anders family pull off a Southern fried scam, while something Badger triggers another stunning memory for Holiday. Starfox was able to preempt her attempt at patricide while inviting his wayward tyrant of a brother aboard their vessel. After a visit from an enigmatic woman named Mrs.
The protagonist of the book, Little Dog, writes about race, class, masculinity, sexuality, addiction and language, in a beautifully-raw and heart-breaking way. The Nanny by Gilly Macmillan 27 Jun.
Seven-year-old Jocelyn Holt loves her nanny Hannah more than her own mother. When Hannah disappears one summer night, Jo never gets over the loss. What other secrets will that lake give up to the police? The gripping thriller that will give you chills this winter. Still devastated after the loss of his wife, Tom Kennedy and his young son Jake move to the sleepy village of Featherbank, looking for a much-needed fresh start. But Featherbank has a dark past. Fifteen years ago, a twisted serial killer abducted and murdered five young boys.
Of course, an old crime need not trouble Tom and Jake as they try to settle in to their new home. Except that now another boy has gone missing. And then Jake begins acting strangely.