Lady backpacks and manly beer: The folly of gendered products

As women started counting steps and walking to work wearing running shoes and fitness trackers, there was one work-related item that had to change: the briefcase. It's not suited to walking fast and gets in the way of drinking ...

Refugees reclaim human rights with technology

Arabic bounces off the walls of a small room in a nondescript building in Lebanon's notorious Bekaa Valley. About a dozen Syrian refugees carefully take photos of their diplomas and training certificates. One young man steadies ...

Seven sustainability lessons we can all learn from backpackers

With a reputation in Australia for public drunkenness and antisocial behaviour, backpackers might not seem likely role models for "greener" ways of living. Most backpackers are from upper- or middle-class backgrounds where ...

Samsung pulls out all stops with Galaxy S4 smartphone

Having grabbed the smartphone lead from Apple, Samsung now seems determined to overwhelm its archrival by announcing a new version of its Galaxy S4 smartphone that's bigger and better and includes a large laundry list of ...

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