China is trialling a new smartphone lane for pedestrians to avoid collisions. ALEXANDRA COULTON asks just how effective these new lanes will be.
And please don't tell us you don't need a good laugh today... Watch this, because a random man has some life advice for you.
Can we just face the fact that 50 is not really the new 35 and grow up? Emma Thompson has a few words to say about the infantilisation of our generation. Or just one, actually.
A fearsome military unit that counts 'havar' (friendship) among its strict discipline? Meet the Women's Protection Unit, fighting ISIS in Syria.
We've bookmarked the best coverage of the Oscar Pistorius trial, and gathered together some of the best long reads from the internet for you weekend edification.
Move over Babe, Priscilla's in town. Or on Instagram, anyway. We couldn't resist sharing these adorable pictures with you for an afternoon awww.
It's New York Fashion Week, and we're heading off the catwalk to find the best street style inspiration for Spring Down Under.
Online security; women's bodies; eyewitness to massacre; a child with half a brain; and the news that wine IS good for you (with a catch). We've got the best stories here for your weekend.
There's a caped crusader cruising the streets of the Japanese city of Chiba and he has one very important mission: to bring back the smiles.
It's the season for lightening up, so we've gathered a few little joys from the interwebs to brighten your day. Duckling rescues, dancing grannies, wisteria. What's not to love?
Lena Dunham's much-anticipated memoir, a death row worker's anguish, a love story, the supermarket wars and Germany's lucrative prostitution market: we bookmarked this for you.
They were frivolous, fashion obsessed, criticised as anti-feminist. So what appeal does SATC have for a 50-something feminist academic? CATHARINE LUMBY has two words for you.
Need a laugh this Monday morning? Look no further than How To Talk Australians, a web series highlighting the idiosyncrasies of Australian culture.
What is the context for riots in Ferguson? Does class exist in Australia? Which Margaret Atwood sci-fi predictions have come true? We've bookmarked some great reads for your weekend.
If you've been missing Bryan Cranston and Aaron Paul from Breaking Bad, never fear, they are back together... with the ever delightful Julia Louis-Dreyfus in this very funny skit..
Why on earth is everyone pouring ice cold water on their heads?!
These inspiring Indian woman are not letting the horror of acid attacks keep them down. Instead, they're posing for a fashion spread.
The first woman to win the highest honour in maths; a teen who identified as a paedophile and did something about it; and a look at childhood memory - your weekend reading is here.
Babies are aliens (really, they are); a deeply personal diary of an alcoholic; the brutality of the news cycle; and finding middle ground in the Middle East. Your weekend reads are here.
GABRIELLE JACKSON loves Offspring, but hated the season finale. Did you watch? Did you love it or hate it?