How Sydney Became Australia's Cocaine Capital
The fact you can sail a yacht in a straight line from Colombia to Sydney is just one part of the story.
Scientists Have a Fascinating New Map of the Human Brain on DMT
"It's almost as if people are seeing with their eyes closed."
How Australia's Ban on Vapes Spawned a Thriving Black Market
Vape juice that contains nicotine is supposedly illegal. But thanks to loopholes in legislation it's everywhere.
The Rise and Fall of 'Red Mitsubishis': the Pill That Terrified Australia
In the 90s they were the pinger of choice. By the early-2000s they'd become public enemy number one.
We Asked Drug Dealers How They've Been Affected by Festival Deaths
"I'm definitely seeing more caution and questions being asked. Buyers now want to see the product beforehand and know how other people have reacted."
Does the Full Moon Really Make People Crazy?
Photos of Australian Landscapes Ravaged By Humans
From dustbowl farms to incinerated forests – we're really making a mess.
Your Phone Is Listening and it's Not Paranoia
Here's how I got to bottom of the ads-coinciding-with-conversations mystery.
10 Questions You Always Wanted to Ask a Lawyer Who Defends Rapists
"Hearing someone give evidence about how their life has been ruined is emotional for absolutely everyone."
Let Me Google That For You
I Tried Answering the Top Googled Question: ‘Why Are We Still Here?’
It's the word "still" that makes it poignant.
Cousin-Couples Talk About Keeping It in the Family
In many parts of the world, marriage between cousins is extremely common, and the genetic risks to offspring are low. So why does the shame and stigma persist?
How to Make Sure Your NOS Habit Isn’t Trashing the Earth
I tried recycling my spent canisters.