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Kathryn Shanks

Senior Editor & Writer
Bio

Kathryn graduated her Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in 2020 with majors in History and German Studies, having written her thesis about conceptions of children in seventeenth-century witch trials and possession cases. She drinks too much coffee, loves talking about grammar, and really enjoys learning about new topics as she researches and writes articles. In her spare time, Kathryn crochets, cross-stitches, and plays boardgames with her friends. She is currently undertaking a master’s degree in Publishing and Communications at the University of Melbourne. 

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July 21, 2021
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Art & Design
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Classic Toys Go Green
Iconic toy franchises LEGO and Barbie join the fight against the plastic problem by using recycled plastic in their beloved products.
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July 14, 2021
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Art & Design
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3
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Innovative Product Design Looking Towards the Future
Here are three of the most forward-thinking products we’ve encountered this year.
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July 9, 2021
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Tech
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2
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Made of Air’s Carbon-Negative Bioplastic Stores Carbon for Centuries
This German start-up turns forest and farm waste into carbon-rich plastic, keeping it out of the atmosphere for thousands of years.
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July 5, 2021
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Tech
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What Equal Reality is doing to address unconscious bias in the virtual space.
This innovative tech company helps people become more aware of unconscious bias in the workplace – all through VR.
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July 2, 2021
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Lifestyle
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3
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The Best Apps for Keeping Your Brain In Shape
With so much lockdown-related downtime lately, why not give your brain a workout with these great apps?
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June 18, 2021
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Lifestyle
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3
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Keeping It Local: Melbourne’s Grazeland
Melbourne’s inner-west has a new go-to for foodies – a street food smorgasbord with cuisine from all over the world.
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May 23, 2021
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Lifestyle
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3
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The Best Personal Finance Books You Need To Read
As we come to the end of our money-themed May, we take a look at great books about finance.
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May 21, 2021
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Lifestyle
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3
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Ethical Investing: Putting Your Money Where Your Heart Is
For our money-themed May series, we look at ethical investing to explore how to look after your finances and the planet at the same time.
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May 12, 2021
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Art & Design
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4
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Could 3D-Printed Housing Solve Two Global Problems?
As the world struggles to address the global housing crisis, design experts look to 3D-printing for a sustainable mass solution.
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May 7, 2021
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Lifestyle
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3
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Last-Minute Mother’s Day Gifts (That Aren’t Flowers)
We give you a run-down on the best last-minute gifts for your mother figure this Mother's Day!
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