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Live: The Matildas face Brazil, attempt to turn around their World...

Updated June 14, 2019 06:39:32 The Matildas have mounted a stunning comeback from 2-0 down in the first half, emerging victorious with a 3-2 win over familiar foes, Brazil at the Women's World Cup in Montpellier, France. Brazil took an early lead with a penalty awarded off a rough defensive tackle by Elise Kellond-Knight. It…

The Intellectual Revolution That Made the Modern Western World

Power, Pleasure, and Profit: Insatiable Appetites From Machiavelli to Madison, David Wootton, Belknap Press, 400 pages A revolution in moral and social philosophy every bit as profound as the scientific revolution in cosmology, physics, chemistry, and biology took place over the last five centuries, but it has never had a convenient name. It gave rise…

Alex Morgan Scores 5 Goals as USA Beat Thailand 13-0 in...

LIONEL BONAVENTURE/Getty Images Alex Morgan netted five goals for the United States to ignite their 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup campaign in France with a 13-0 annihilation of Thailand and move level on points with Sweden at the top of Group F. Morgan scored the defending champions' first goal of the tournament after 12 minutes and…

‘We don’t hate the people who shot our family out of...

Updated June 10, 2019 13:09:40 Photo: The deaths of Evie, Mo and Otis touched the nation. (Supplied: Maslin family) These children and their granddad became a symbol of a senseless act of war, killed when flight MH17 was shot down. For the first time, their parents share how they are finding hope and meaning in…

Meet the drain sock — a simple pollution solution that is...

Updated June 09, 2019 11:20:09 Cities across the globe are looking to Australia for a simple pollution solution to stop rubbish from spoiling creeks and river systems. Key points: The City of Kwinana drain sock idea went viral internationally on Facebook Close by, the City of Cockburn has managed to turn rubbish into road base…

Worshipping Godzilla in an Alienated World

Godzilla is our name for the Japanese movie monster Gojira, which seems to mean gorilla-whale. As Americans, we’re duty-bound to improve on this, to finally put this ignoble beginning behind us, and put the god in Godzilla. Hollywood is experimenting with our post-Christian future and their latest offering, Godzilla: King Of The Monsters, shows us…

Live: Australia faces in-form West Indies in Cricket World Cup

Updated June 06, 2019 20:42:57 Australia will look to back up its opening win against Afghanistan with another good showing against the red-hot West Indies. Follow all the action in our live blog. Topics: cricket, sport, england, united-kingdom First posted June 06, 2019 10:06:00

A different Warner returns for Australia in World Cup opener

Updated June 02, 2019 14:49:39 Photo: David Warner (C) top-scored with 89 against Afghanistan, but it was a different kind of innings for the Australian. (AP: Matt Dunham) A lot can change in four years. Sport is measured in quadrennials for the really big stuff: Olympics, World Cups, the New Hampshire primary. The gap is…

We sold our house and packed up our lives to travel...

To: anyone@needingachange.com Subject: We're going to see if we can travel the world as a family and you can come along for the ride Hi, we've probably never met but have one thing in common — a feeling that there might be another way to live as a family. After years of talking and dreaming…

USA Beat Mexico 3-0 in Final Friendly Before 2019 FIFA Women’s...

Julio Cortez/Associated Press The United States women's national team ended their preparations for the 2019 FIFA Women's World Cup with a win, beating rivals Mexico 3-0 on Sunday in Harrison, New Jersey.  Tobin Heath celebrated her 150th cap in style with the opener in the 11th minute after a mistake from Mexican goalkeeper Cecilia Santiago.…
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