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The Future Goes to Vegas - 23/01/201501/21/15
If you're looking for the cutting edge in gadgets, gizmos and generally cool stuff you can't go past the Consumer Electronics Show. Held annually amid the bright lights of Las Vegas the CES is the world's biggest technology show and the place to see...
Back to the 80s - 22/01/2015
Buckle up because we're heading go back in time to an age where love was risky, greed was good and music had reached its pinnacle. In this Nightlife podcast we're heading back to the bright lights of the eighties - an era of political and economic...
To Uniform or not to Uniform - 21/01/2015
School uniforms are often seen by students as nothing more than a symbol of their lack autonomy. When it comes to parents and teachers however the uniform is seen as a key tool to help unite the school and take away the pressure on kids to keep up...
The Scandi Way - 20/01/2015
When Australians think of Sweden one of three things likely comes to mind: ABBA, meatballs or Ikea. But tgis isn't all our Swedish friends and their Scandinavian ilk have to offer. There are the crime dramas, fashions and now - instead of the...
So Long Mr Postman - 19/01/2015
When was the last time you sent someone a letter? These days we're sending around a billion fewer letters than we did five years ago. While Australia Post is a government owned enterprise it's still a business and the popularity of e-mail and other...
Australian Pulp Fiction withToni Johnson Woods - 16/01/2015
They were a cheap thrill, something exciting and colourful to pass the time in an age without TV or the Internet.Pulp Fiction was absolutely everywhere back in the 40s and 50s in Australia. Rod Quinn invited regular Nightlife guest Toni Johnson Woods...
The Answer Back Song - 15/01/2015
Carol King sang 'Oh Neil' in reply to Neil Sedaka's 'Oh! Carol!'. Neil Young's characterisation of the Southern Man was refuted by Lynyrd Skynyrd in 'Sweet Home Alabama'. Going back even further, the Woodie Guthrie classic, 'This Land is Your Land'...
For the Love of Holidays - 14/01/2015
When you think about it there are many different types of holidays.There's the staycation. The Public Holiday. Even, the very first school holiday. Whether it's about staying at home, relaxing on a beach or that teenage summer romance the concept of a...
Australia's Greek Cafe - 13/01/2015
Cold, frothy, not too thick and ohh so drinkable. There's nothing quite like the taste and texture of Australia's take on the humble milkshake and the traditional venue for enjoying this milky piece of our heritage was of course the equally unique...
Ditching the Dieting Fads - 12/01/2015
Christmas is over and New Year's Eve is now just another blurry memory. If you've stood in front of a mirror and felt a little guilty after the latest 'silly season' your probably not alone. You're also among friends if, following your sobering self...
The Benefits of Boredom - 09/01/2015
We're more connected than ever before, but with so little downtime there's never a chance to get bored. On first thought that sounds like a good thing. Surely boredom is something that we should endeavor to avoid at all costs, right? Well, maybe not....
Unpack Your Personality - 07/01/2015
They're popular in recruitment, and fascinating if you're interested in finding out a bit more about yourself. Personality tests claim to be able to pin down who you are; providing all kinds of insight into your character, traits and behavior. But,...
What did you Search for in 2014? - 06/01/2015
With more than two billion internet users worldwide, every year we search trillions of times for things that interest us. If you're a frequent user of internet search engines, what did you look for last year, and what does what you did search for say...
Where's the Love? - 05/01/2015
It's no surprise, but for most couples, happily ever after is not like in a Harlequin novel. In fact, sex - and the lack of it or the pestering about it - is one of the most common causes of arguments in relationship. So what can we do if we have...
Holidays with Pets - 02/01/2015
If you're going on holiday and are planing on leaving your pet behind there can be a lot to consider. However, that list grows exponentially longer if you decide to ditch the kennels and the dog sitters and pack your furry friend alongside your...
Cutting Out the Food Waste - 01/01/2015
The Australian summer certainly throws up plethora of social engagements - most of them involving too much food and too much drink. But, have you ever stopped to think about how much of the food that features on our festive season tables is actually...
Building a Sense of Community - 30/12/2014
What makes one town or suburb stand out from those around it? Some call it 'the vibe', the French would say it's a certain "je ne sais quoi", others would say it's a sense of community. But, what does community really mean and how can you make sure...
Talking Babies and IVF - 29/12/2014
If you want to an indicator of social change you need look no further than the family. The whole 'family' landscape has shifted radically in the last couple of decades. While big families started early was once the norm people are now having kids...
The Gadget Guy Peter Blasina - 26/12/2014
If you have been waiting for the January Sales to buy some new technology or a TV, then The Gadget Guy Peter Blasina is here to tell you about the various best options. What to pay and where to save.
The Highs and Lows of Pop Culture in 2014 - 25/12/2014
The year is nearly over, so Tim got the popular Melanie Tait from Radio National's "Now Hear This", Simon from Buzzfeed and Steph Harmon from the website Junkee to take a look back at the highs and lows of the year in Pop Culture.
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