What will be trending in the new year

With 2019 around the corner, here are the top seven trend predictions from Houzz, the leading platform for home renovating and design, that we expect to see in more homes next year Striking wall treatments Vertical surfaces are set to be a new design frontier in homes. From walls to island benches, we will continue to… Read More »

Managing sexual and survival risks: the impact of inequity and stigma on Jamaican MSM and transwomen

Two recent qualitative studies highlight Jamaican men who have sex with men (MSM) and transgender (trans) women’s heightened vulnerability to HIV. These groups are at higher risk of infection as a result of various socioeconomic inequalities – homelessness, lack of employment, the criminalisation of same-sex practices and high levels of stigma and violence. As a… Read More »

Healthy mind and boy keeps hero pilot alert

Qantas captain Richard de Crespigny knows a thing or two about thinking fast in an emergency. Back in 2010, he was hailed a hero after an Airbus A380 he was flying suffered a catastrophic failure, with an engine exploding moments after taking off from Singapore. But rather than panic, the experienced pilot reassured his passengers,… Read More »