Why we need to do more for women in footy

Why we need to do more for women in footy

Updated April 29, 2017 09:39:53 Thirty years ago, Phil Cleary began campaigning against violence against women and trying to shift the attitudes about women in the football sphere. A champion in the Victorian Football Association (VFA) — having coached and captained the Coburg football side — he was playing finals when his 25-year-old sister Vicki was murdered by an ex-partner. Back then, domestic violence wasn’t something one discussed in public life. Players didn’t wear black armbands to mark solidarity, and it was seen as a rather taboo subject. But after…

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Google CEO's pay revealed — and it's a lot

Google CEO's pay revealed — and it's a lot

Apparently the C in Alphabet stands for crazy cash. Google CEO Sundar Pichai received nearly $199.7 million in compensation last year, double the amount he made in 2015, according to a filing Friday from Google’s parent company, Alphabet (GOOGL, Tech30). Pichai’s base pay was a mere $650,000. On top of that, he received a stock award for $198.7 million. The company’s compensation committee attributed the lavish pay to Pichai’s promotion to CEO and “numerous successful product launches.” Pichai, a longtime Google executive, took over as CEO as part of a…

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Revealed: Elon Musk's big new idea

Revealed: Elon Musk's big new idea

Elon Musk revealed Friday a first glimpse at the network of traffic-beating underground tunnels he hopes to create. During a speech at a TED Talks conference, Musk — the Tesla (TSLA) and SpaceX CEO — unveiled what he hopes to accomplish with his latest venture, The Boring Company. A new video shows a computer-generated mockup of a sprawling network of underground tunnels that vehicles can access via elevators nested near roadsides. Once underground, the video shows futuristic silver platforms whisking the cars toward their destinations. Related: See the view from…

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Are we OK with games that allow kids to perform eye lifts and nose jobs?

Are we OK with games that allow kids to perform eye lifts and nose jobs?

Posted April 29, 2017 06:07:13 A large needle is jabbed into the lips of a young girl. Instantly they become sausage-shaped. Another girl, oxygen mask over her mouth, has her nose cut into with a scalpel. A larger-sized girl in saggy underwear has a hose attached to her arm to suck out the fat. Where did I see these images? In games targeted at children. With online gaming apps like Girls Plastic Surgery Doctor, Mermaid’s Plastic Surgery, Princess Plastic Surgery and Superstar Face, children are given the opportunity to carry…

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