Star Laws

At the end of January, $5.25 million was handed out to teams of scientists attempting to reach the moon. The potential launch date for these private enterprises is December 2016 and if any of them succeed it will be the first private Earth…

Shots of Science: LHC, Spacetalk & More

Ups and downs at the LHC Don't they look happy! It’s been an exciting few weeks over at CERN. After a scheduled 2 year downtime, the Large Hadron Collider was due to restart last week, but the momentous occasion was delayed by a short…

NCIS – A Sleeper Agent

Today I find myself in the curious position of writing about the American television show NCIS, the long-running crime-procedural, which you have, without even meaning to, completely by accident, watched at least once. Writing about this…

Give A Shit on World Toilet Day

Do you scrunch or fold? Should the roll be under or over? Do you take a book or read the newspaper? I haven't said it yet, but you already know exactly what I'm talking about. The loo. Toilet. Dunny. Crapper. Lav. Powder room. Shitter. WC.…

Electric Picnic 2014 | 17 | Chic

Freak Out and Dance, Dance, Dance Forget everything you think you know about disco. Sure, we all like to have a little embarrassing dance when 'Stayin Alive', 'Dancing Queen' and 'Kung Fu Fighting' come on. But disco was first and…

Electric Picnic 2014 | 13 | Lily Allen

Love or hate her (or love her in secret and hate her in public), when Lily Allen hits the Electric Picnic stage at the end of August she will undoubtedly put on a good show. After a 4 year hiatus, Allen released her new album Sheezus…

Breaking Bad Reading Habits

You're here on Headstuff having a poke around, so I'm going to assume that you love to read and learn about new things. May I ask you something personal? Why do you read? And what criteria do you use to select the books you read? All…