Wasted drug dealers, teenage moped gangs, and suicidal Romanians—you see a lot of things on the 453 double-decker in London.
To demystify the stereotypes surrounding the highly intelligent, I spoke to dozens of high-IQ individuals about their lives, brains, and the relationship between intelligence and success.
Thirty has been described as the beginning of two "lost decades" for women at work: options narrow, confidence wanes, we're overtaken by men. But admitting you're not happy in a job feels like it's become the most taboo thing of all.
Members of the notorious Mongrel Mob and Black Power gangs will soon be worker as landscapers in an effort to give them a legal source of income.
A culture of overwork is worrying government officials, who are on the brink of forcing the country's workaholics to chill out before they die from overwork.
It's all about the economy, there's not much word on the environment or bikie laws, and Tony Abbott has been a complete no-show.
The good news is they're reversing the effects of aging. The bad news is you haven't got enough savings to live to 100.
"We get drunk and think about how Williston used to be, then go home and dream about how it could be."
I spoke to David Graeber, whose slogans adorned the posters, about why most work is a total waste of time.
While we idealise the middle as presented to us through the media, the reality is Australians are far more affluent than they want to admit.
Hey, guess what—it's Christmas Eve, it's 8:30 PM, and no, there isn't anything I can do about the fact that all your presents are sitting in a package holding center because your neighbor didn't sign for them.
I've been working low-paying jobs for a long, long time. Here's what I've learned.
You don't think it's weird that a big bag of money has a pair of huge tits growing out of it?
The face of poverty in the UK is changing. Fast.
Prior to starting I thought I wanted stability, a salary, a job that was more than a job—nope. I actually wanted to complete repetitive mundane tasks with the minimum of effort.
Nov 17, 2014
The free trade agreement is front-page news in Australia and business page news in China. That being said, what do you need to know about it?
A year in the shoes of your average worker might give Britain's political leaders a little more perspective.
With the UK job market looking increasingly bleak for graduates, AltGen is trying to convince people to start their own cooperatives rather than taking crappy jobs or unpaid internships.
"The G-20 is a very important meeting where the world's most vital matters are to be discussed, and I'm here to tell you that Australia is going to win."
As a Greggs bakery alumnus I know that spreading honey mustard on a grainy roll for six months comes with all manner of hidden pressures.
Look as sociable as possible. Dilute the shots just a little. And always head straight for the bankers and bachelorette parties.
All the people who approached Hannah were men. One even offered her a job she was blatantly unqualified for (she was holding a sign touting her falconry prowess), then took the offer away when she wouldn't give him her phone number.
When you think about your future multi-million dollar shipping moguls and up-and-coming diplomats, please remember a small handful of them probably received their Ivy League degrees thanks to me.
When I was 17, I volunteered at a nursing home to beef up my college applications. My only way to survive the extracurricular activity was to get high.