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In the comments of yesterday's post, there was some talk about race portrayals in film. In a round about way, I mentioned Salman Rushdie's fine novel, The Satanic Verses, and the use of the word mongrel, which was picked up by Leonie Sandercock, later, and...

Shimmering curtains of spider web looped over telephone wires on a perfect autumn day have given a ghostly look to sections of country road near Ballarat. This scene, courtesy of baby orb weaver spiders, was captured by Age photographer Angela Wylie near Lake Burrumbeet last Friday....

A few days ago, there was a mass suicide in World of Warcraft. It was an act of protest. Though you might find this strange when I say this, it is a serious world inside a massive, online game. At least, in my experience it is....