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Try something new to stop the days whizzing past, researchers suggest

Researchers find memorable images make time feel slower because we are trying to gather more information about themIf every day appears to go in a blur, try seeking out new and interesting experiences, researchers have suggested, after finding memorable images appear to dilate time.Researchers have previously found louder experiences seem to last longer, while focusing on the clock also makes time dilate, or drag. Continue reading...

Only one person has received grant to elevate home two years after NSW northern rivers floods

Exclusive: Locals call for government to fund what they say is a $700m shortfall in the resilient homes programGet our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastJust one homeowner in the New South Wales northern rivers has received a grant to elevate their house more than two years after the flood disaster and the government has spent less than half of the recovery funding it committed to the region.The government has also drastically revised the number of people it says have applied for financial assistance to 1,426 compared with the more than 5,000 applications it said it had received in October last year. Continue reading...

Australia’s largest super fund joins protest vote against Woodside’s climate plans

AustralianSuper says it has ‘ongoing concerns’ about how the country’s biggest oil and gas company will reach net zero emissions by 2050Get our morning and afternoon news emails, free app or daily news podcastAustralia’s biggest superannuation fund has joined a protest vote against Woodside Energy’s failure to do more to address the climate crisis, saying it has unanswered questions about the fossil fuel company’s plans.AustralianSuper said it had spent “a lot of time reviewing and engaging” with Woodside on its climate transition plan before the company’s annual general meeting on Wednesday, and still had “ongoing concerns” about how it would reach net zero emissions by 2050.Sign up for Guardian Australia’s free morning and afternoon email newsletters for your daily news roundup Continue reading...

Explained: How Will US Foreign Policy Affect Joe Biden's Re-Election Bid

Like many leaders before him, US President Joe Biden has had some of these questions thrust on him, such as Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Inspired By Film Star Lookalike, US Man Buys Lottery Ticket, Wins Jackpot

A 26-year-old man from Michigan has struck gold to the tune of half a million dollars (nearly Rs 4.2 crore), all thanks to a peculiar "sign" he claims to have received from his movie star doppelganger.