5 life lessons from Dr. Seuss.

Is there anything that’s more effective in evoking childhood nostalgia than the wonderful ramblings of Dr. Seuss? A couple of rhyming lines and a part of your brain can’t help but taking you back there, to when things were so much simpler. Of course, there are a lot of hidden gems lurking in his writing.…

Mythbusters: Twins

As a preface: This is written from my own experiences as a twin and maybe the next set of twins feels entirely different about the issue. This is not the be-all and end-all on twin courtesy and existence.  Being a twin isn’t exactly rare but it’s certainly an entirely unique experience that regular siblings can’t…

The introvert’s guide to awkward family gatherings

BY VINCENT VARNEY For every culture across the globe, there is an abundance of traditions that are held dear. Unfortunately, every tradition seems to go hand-in-hand with oppression, with far too many celebrations overshadowing cruelty. In Australia, there is one tradition in particular that creates unease among a small but long-existing group when it rolls…

A Twentysomething Bingo Scorecard

BY HARRISON CARTWRIGHT Print out this list. Fold into your wallet. See how many you can get through in a week. You’ll be surprised. And probably a little devastated as well. Bank account hits single digits Entire week of fitness and #cleaneating ruined by one booze-filled night and several kebabs Internalise groaning when asked why…

Why I’d be an amazing father

BY VINCENT VARNEY Fact: I say dumb stuff, and a lot of it. It’s not unintelligible – I do think before I say. The only difference between me and the rest of the world is my speech is generally uninhibited. Strangely, people often use my tomfoolery against me, claiming it proof of my inability to…