Ben Simmons can be NBA great after stellar year with Philadelphia 76ers, if he can learn to shoot

Ben Simmons can be NBA great after stellar year with Philadelphia 76ers, if he can learn to shoot

By Mark Douglass Posted May 10, 2018 12:54:59 Photo: Australian Ben Simmons has enjoyed a remarkably rookie season in the NBA with Philadelphia 76ers. (Reuters/USA TODAY: Bill Streicher) Related Story: Ben Simmons is finally looking like a rookie as his team prepares to exit the NBA playoffs Related Story: Bogut …

Lessons today’s world can learn from Mahatma Gandhi

Lessons today’s world can learn from Mahatma Gandhi

Posted May 01, 2018 15:50:23 Photo: Ela Gandhi says people are not heeding the warnings of her grandfather. (ABC News: Nicole Mills) Related Story: Exhibition explores India’s national fabric khadi Ela Gandhi was just seven years old when she travelled from her birthplace of South Africa to visit her grandfather, …

Cardinal George Pell to learn if he will stand trial over historical sexual offence charges – live | Australia news

1.12am BST01:12 If you’re new to this story, or need a refresher, I strongly recommend this excellent explainer from Melissa Davey. The piece tells us about the history of the case, its importance, the nature and seniority of Pell’s role in the Vatican, and the broader background of the royal …

Cardinal George Pell to learn if he will stand trial over historical sexual offence charges

Cardinal George Pell to learn if he will stand trial over historical sexual offence charges

Updated May 01, 2018 08:20:50 Photo: Cardinal Pell’s barrister says the cleric would plead not guilty if he was committed to stand trial. (AAP: James Ross) A Melbourne magistrate will this morning announce whether there is enough evidence to commit Cardinal George Pell to stand trial on historical sexual offences …

Dementia project run by Alzheimer’s WA helps one country town learn to carry on with life

Dementia project run by Alzheimer’s WA helps one country town learn to carry on with life

Posted April 21, 2018 08:13:38 Photo: Laurie and Jane Parkin say York’s dementia awareness program has given them reassurance. (ABC News: Emily Piesse) It was a comment from her boss two years ago that led Jane Parkin on a life-changing investigation. The 64-year-old was working as a pre-primary and kindergarten …

Language-learning apps don’t capture how long it takes to actually learn a language

Language-learning apps don’t capture how long it takes to actually learn a language

Posted April 04, 2018 06:00:00 Photo: Three weeks might be a realistic time-frame if you just want to order a “café au lait” on your next trip to Paris. (Reuters: Jacky Naegelen) If you go by the ads for some language learning apps, you can “have a conversation in a …

ABC News quiz: What did we learn about cheating and chocolate this week?

ABC News quiz: What did we learn about cheating and chocolate this week?

Updated March 30, 2018 18:04:37 This week we learned nothing good can come from cheating in cricket — and the same goes for our news quiz. See if you can ace this week’s test without sneaking a peek. First posted March 30, 2018 17:46:29 Source link

Australia’s cricket team can learn from Tasmania on how to fix broken culture

Australia’s cricket team can learn from Tasmania on how to fix broken culture

Posted March 28, 2018 12:43:20 Photo: Tasmania were Sheffield Shield champions in 2006-07, 2010-11 and 2012-13. (Facebook: Cricket Tasmania) Twelve months ago, Tasmanian cricket appeared lifeless. The Tasmanian Tigers had just claimed their second consecutive Sheffield Shield wooden spoon following a horror 2016-17 campaign that saw them take just 137 …

I wanted a personal insight into the US gun culture, so I went to learn how to fire an AR-15

I wanted a personal insight into the US gun culture, so I went to learn how to fire an AR-15

Updated March 25, 2018 07:18:05 Photo: ABC North America correspondent Zoe Daniel pictured with an AR-15 at a shooting range in Utah. (ABC News: Adrian Wilson) Related Story: Why a teacher with a concealed gun believes he can stop a massacre Related Story: No, the media doesn’t love covering mass …

Customers learn to sign coffee orders to help deaf baristas’ first shot at a job

Customers learn to sign coffee orders to help deaf baristas’ first shot at a job

Updated March 24, 2018 10:30:55 Photo: As the hearing impaired staff can’t hear the sound of the coffee machine, they use the vibrations to judge when it is ready. (ABC News: Mark Rigby) One large chai latte with soy milk and an extra shot — now try ordering that with …