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Words and language with Kate Burridge - 25/07/201407/25/14
The English language can be very strange at times. Especially the contra-nyms...where a word can have different meanings. There are so many examples.... and we are about to talk about them and why they exist with our Linguistic expert Kate Burridge...
Nightlife's IT guru Paul Wallbank - 24/07/2014
Tonight our regular IT guru Paul Wallbank discussed the ins and outs of Smartphones and the golden rules for promoting your business online. There are some traps to be watch out for.
The Latest News on HIV/AIDS - 23/07/2014
In 1982 medical staff in Sydney identified the first confirmed case in Australia of Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, or AIDS. Two years later the Human Immunodeficiency Virus or HIV was identified as its cause. Fortunately it is no longer a death...
Investing in the right property, Now! - 22/07/2014
Property Investor and author Margaret Lomas came in to the Nightlife studio to take us through all the important questions you should be asking yourself before you sign on the dotted line of a real estate investment. So this is a must listen to hour...
Getting More From Your Memory - 21/07/2014
How far would you go to improve your memory? In the U.S. the Pentagon is reportedly exploring how an implantable probe could help reverse memory loss in combat troops. Surgical intervention is probably a bit extreme for most of us so luckily, if you...
Bats, Balls and Bullets - 18/07/2014
What does it say about Australians that our most revered characters are crickters and bushrangers? Ned Kelly was lethal with a gun in his hand and rose to become one our most well known folk heroes. Don Bradman - just a lethal with a bat - is arguably...
The Future is Driverless - 17/07/2014
How do you feel about giving up control of your car to a robot? Those who already find it hard enough sitting next to a human driver without interfering might be a bit apprehensive. Despite the protestations of Australia's backseat drivers, a future...
Domestic Violence - 16/07/2014
Seventy Australian women die each year as a result of domestic. The statistics associated with family violence can feel overwhelming but behind every statistic is a story - real people and real lives. And while there does seem to be a growing...
Protecting Your Financial Future - 15/07/2014
Superannuation in Australia today is worth around $1.8 trillion dollars. By 2037 it's expected to be worth more than 3 times as much. Given it's such a profitable industry, and is entrusted with managing the financial future of so many Australians,...
Introducing the Marriage Sabbatical - 14/07/2014
The work sabbatical is a great thing - if you're lucky enough to get one. Getting away from the office can be the perfect opportunity to clear your head and give yourself the space to remember what attracted you to your chosen career in the first...
Once a Twitcher Always a Twitcher - 11/07/2014
Nightlife's resident bird fanatic said he had given up twitching. But, when a family holiday coincided with a sighting of a species very rare in Australia, it didn't take much thought before he'd picked up the binoculars once again.
The Pains of the Modern World - 10/07/2014
Have you ever heard of the term 'text neck'? Apparently it was first coined by a chiropractor in Florida and it's just one of the increasingly common injuries that seem to be part of life in the modern world. Neck, shoulder and elbow pain are usually...
Gags and Glaciers - 09/07/2014
What kind of person would you need to be to attempt one of history's most famously hazardous expeditions? Perhaps it's a similar kind of person that is prepared to subject themselves to the torture of standing in front of an audience and trying to...
For the Love of Business - 08/07/2014
Have you ever met anyone who loves sending out invoices? Not just likes doing it, really loves it. NO? Well, Steven Bowman does. Steve and his wife Chutisa run several small businesses and say both of them say the key to their success is loving every...
Alcohol Addiction - 07/07/2014
While it is illicit drugs that often steal the headlines, a much more common and legal substance is responsible for vast amount of damage to society. Through assaults, disease, accidents and other impacts alcohol costs society 3 to 4 times more than...
(Wishing it was) Spring Cleaning - 04/07/2014
The weather may be foul outside but that doesn't mean you can't tackle some of those stains and spills that didn't quite make the spring cleaning list last year. And, if the reason you've been putting off washing the carpets or laundering the heavy...
The Age of Alternative Fuel - 03/07/2014
There was once a time when driving anything other than a petrol fueled vehicle suggested you were either a rich eccentric or a tree hugging hippy. These days though, using an alternative fuel to get around is becoming more and more mainstream. With...
Advertising as Brain Control - 02/07/2014
This might sound strange but, how much credit can we really take for many of the decisions we make every day? Is it purely us deciding what to wear, what to buy and how to behave or is there something more calculating at work. We're all much more...
When 'Too Busy' isn't an Option - 01/07/2014
So, you're busy. I'm busy, your colleagues are busy, we're all busy really. Busyness is just another symptom of the modern age that we all have to learn to live with, right? Well, maybe not.
The Future of Infectious Disease - 30/06/2014
In many ways we live in a golden age for health. Modern sanitation, vaccinations and antibiotics have rendered once deadly and widespread disease rare, harmless or as in the case of small-pox effectively extinct. But, despite our medical mastery we're...
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