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Food

The food shopping revolution

Have you ever thought about how different grocery shopping is today? We delve into the evolution of the supermarket.

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Celebrating over 70 years of pop art

Prudence Wade talks to art historian Dr Laura-Jane Foley about this disruptive movement and how its legacy endures.

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Something to tell the grandkids about?

World wars, nuclear bombs, celebrity shootings, assassinations – where will this pandemic sit in history?

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Cocktail culture through the years

The Ivy restaurant in London has been open for more than 100 years. We catch up with its bar manager to hear his thoughts on cocktails through the decades.

News

The history of eyelashes

Our obsession with long, luscious lashes is nothing new – in fact, it’s been fluttering on for centuries. Luke Rix-Standing takes us through the history of eyelashes.

Fisher-Price at 90

A history of toys, through the lens of one of our longest-serving and most-loved toymakers.

Federal Government

Was there slavery in Australia?

Prime Minister Scott Morrison asserted in a radio interview that “there was no slavery in Australia”.

Fashion

Royal wedding dresses through the ages

Let’s face it – the gowns are often the star of the show. We look through the archives to find some of the best royal wedding dresses in history.

Fun

Can you match these events to their decades

From the first successful climb to the summit of Mt Everest to the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun, can you match these events to their decades?

Fashion

Scandalous history of the bikini

Prudence Wade takes a look back at the beginnings of the two-piece swimsuit and how it made its way into the mainstream.

Community

Quiz: Geography meets history

How many of these 15 cities and countries can you identify by their former names?

Enormous statues of the world

From the world’s tallest statue of a Hindu deity to a 1300-year-old statue of the Buddha, these enormous statues will take you around the world and fill you with awe.

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