Overnights (ABC Local)
Ros Martin - On Blindness and Motherhood05/22/15
By the time Ros Martin went blind she was only 25 and pregnant with her first child. Now she works for Vision Australia training other vision impaired people to use adaptive technology to make their lives safer and easier. She speaks with Suzanne Hill...
What exactly are "de-radicalisation programs" and how might they work?Is it possible to de-radicalise Isis soldiers, or members of any extremist group in the world?
Health and Fitness - Using Exercise to Protect Your Immune...
Does regular exercise protect against having colds? Should you exercise when you're sick?Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, tells us how exercise can help your immune system avoid illness.
Terror groups and the appeal for youth
Can you understand the appeal of groups like ISIS for the young?
History of the Trucking Industry in Australia
Truck drivers have always been a huge part of the Overnights show and here Suzanne Hill speaks with writer David Wilcox ("The Truckie Who Loved Trains: The Biography of Ken Thomas") about the history of the industry in Australia, particularly Ken...
DVD Review - Fifty Shades of Grey and Silicon Valley
Mark Sutton reviews the much maligned "Fifty Shades of Grey" film and the comedy TV series "Silicon Valley".
How have people participated in environmental activism now and in the past?
Near Death Experiences
Have you had a near death experience?
A History of Women In Farming
How much do you know about our female famers and the contribution they make to our agricultural and farming industries?
Jim Morrison and The Doors
Where you a fan of Jim Morrison and the Doors?
The Dunbar, Charlotte Medal and the National Maritime...
Kieran Hosty, Head of Maritime Archaeology at the National Maritime Museum, speaks with Suzanne Hill about the role seafaring has played in Australia's past, and the National Maritime Museum's collection of nautical treasures, including the Charlotte...
Are Chimps about to get Human Rights?
What rights do animals have under the law? What rights do you think they should have?Later this month, a court in the US will decide if chimps deserve the same rights as humans.
A History of the Codpiece
Victoria Miller, PHD Candidate at Cambridge University, joins Suzanne Hill to explain the rise and the fall of one of history's strangest garments - the codpiece.How did this bizarre fashion accessory become so popular, what did it represent and...
Health and Fitness - Avoiding Common Training Mistakes
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, gives us his tips on avoiding common mistakes while exercising.
Australia's Growth Suburbs
How fast are our local suburbs growing?
Getting Teens Reading - The Right Books and the Right...
We've been hearing for years that teens aren't reading as much as they used to, or as much as they should.So how do we get more teens to read? Should we look beyond fiction to non-fiction? What were your favourite books as a teen, or for your teenage...
DVD Review - Orange is the New Black Season 2 and Unbroken
Mark Sutton reviews this week's DVD releases, this week it's Netflix prison series "Orange is the New Black" and Angelina Jolie's World War II biopic filmed in Australia, "Unbroken".
Overnights International News with Dr Keith Suter
History of Roadhouses in Australia
How much do you know about roadhouses and truck stops?
Health and Fitness - Getting Back to Exercise
Gordon Lynch, Professor of Physiology at the University of Melbourne, gives us his tips on how best to approach getting back into exercise if you've taken an extended break.
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