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COPY CATS Entrepreneurial American scientists are destined for the dog house, says Susanne Quick It’s just another brown brick building in a suburban American business park. But Suite J at the Waunakee Business Center in […]

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TECHNOLOGY: July 05, AU Edition

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IT’S A SMALL, SMALL WORLD From cough syrups to eyeglasses for cows, Martha McKay takes a peek into a very tiny future At the nanotechnology show in New York City recently, companies touted the state-of-the-art, […]

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THE GOOD OIL Are we heading for a world with less petrol, or is there enough black gold in the ground to keep us driving 4WDs for five hundred years? CLARE SWINNEY looks at ‘peak […]

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How do you take a radical idea and turn it into a market leader? JAMES MORROW talks to Ross Cameron, Managing Director of Dyson Appliances’ South-East Asian operations about how he took a vacuum cleaner […]

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NEW RUDD ORDER Iraq, the United Nations, and the threat of terrorism in our region: What is Howard doing wrong? How would Labor do things differently? Investigate editor JAMES MORROW recently sat down with Shadow […]

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HOWARD’S WAY He’s won a fourth term, faced down a revolt from backbenchers, and has historic control of the Senate. So what next for the Prime Minister? ALAN ANDERSON provides an inside account of the […]

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FIRST DRAFT: July 05, AU Edition

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MATT HAYDEN We sneak a peek at the Senate’s new workplace agreements… Standard Contract (“Senator”) Terms and Conditions of Employment Howard Holdings Pty Ltd 1. POSITION: You are employed as a full-time Management-Staff Liaison Officer […]

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LEFT HOOK: July 05, AU Edition

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TIM DUNLOP Now’s your chance, Mr. Howard: Go, Johnny, go! Australian politics is entering unfamiliar territory in that, for the first time in a quarter of a century, the government of the day now controls […]

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RIGHT HOOK: July 05, AU Edition

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ANN COULTER Gagging on ‘Deep Throat’ My only regret is that Mark Felt did not rat out Nixon because he was ticked off about rapprochement with China or détente with the Soviets. Rather, Felt leaked […]

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LAURA’S WORLD: July 05, AU Edition

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LAURA WILSON Big boys should stop crying Many of my male friends, colleagues and contemporaries are of the opinion that the women’s movement has gone too far. An opinion shared, it seems, by a majority […]

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THE WATCHER: July 05, AU Edition

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ALAN RM JONES Media Watch pays homage to Phillip Adams Australian perceptions of the media are incredibly poor. According to a Roy Morgan poll conducted last September for The Reader, only 18 percent of Australians […]

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THE ARENA: July 05, AU Edition

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JAMES MORROW Sixty million Frenchmen – and even several Age readers – can’t be wrong A good friend of mine recently acquired an antique Atomic brand coffee maker. You know the ones I’m talking about: […]

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DIARY OF A CABBIE : July 05, AU Edition

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THAT’S MY BOY When a night out goes horribly wrong, it can leave scars that might never heal On a recent Friday night I carried a fifty-something fella from the North Shore down to Sutherland. […]

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MUSIC: July 05, AU Edition

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VAN’S STILL THE MAN The grumpy Irishman brawls with mediocrity – and wins – while Nash and Stigers show where jazz is headed Van Morrison ‘Magic Time’, Geffen 3 stars After four decades of peerless […]

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MOVIES: July 05, AU Edition

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MOB RULES Also: DreamWorks’ latest fails to excite, and don’t expect a rush of copycat oyster farming flicks any time soon Layer Cake Released: July 14, 2005 Rated: MA 4 stars Boy, is the cast […]

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BOOKS: July 05. AU Edition

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GREAT MAN THEORIES Curl up this winter with these tales of occupation, exploration, and depredation ATTILA By John Man Bantam Press, $39.95, ISBN: 13579108642 Of all would-be world conquerors, Attila the Hun (406-453 AD), self-declared […]

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Money, July 05, AU Edition

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GET UP, STAND UP Customer service is an ugly joke in Australia. Here’s what you need to know to not give up the fight When I was a young lad, there was corner shopkeeper on […]

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TRAVEL: July 05, AU Edition

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MONKEY BUSINESS Close encounters with orangutans, birds, and the largest flower in the world all await in Borneo, writes Georgia Tasker THE DANUM VALLEY CONSERVATION AREA, SABAH, Borneo – Just after daybreak, we climb the […]

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FOOD: July 05, AU Edition

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YOLKING AROUND Eggs aren’t just for breakfast anymore, says Eli Jameson. Just make sure they’re fresh I had a friend, many years ago, who was terrified of eggs. He wasn’t plagued by dreams that involved […]

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HEALTH: July 05, AU Edition

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CRAZY ENOUGH TO WORK? Bad movies and worse ideas contribute to our misunderstanding of mental illness The infamous Australian stockbroker Rene Rivkin was convicted of insider trading in 2003. Now my understanding of insider trading […]