In the past, when it lived a life of foolish, heedless waste and inefficiency, the Herald, when entering a dark room, would turn on a light. Incredible, readers, but true. Now, however, thanks to the enhanced functionality of a smartphone app, we know this is quite the wrong thing to do. The correct procedure when entering a dark room is to use the app to find which electricity is the cheapest right this minute, buy it, and only then turn on the light.
A NSW police officer has been charged with drink driving after he was pulled over by officers in the Blue Mountains.
Tom Decent Incredible footage has been captured of a Byron Bay cyclist flipping over the handlebars of his bike and miraculously walking away from the accident unscathed.
Tom Decent A 25-kilometre traffic jam at Macksville is causing havoc for holiday-goers on the Pacific Highway as traffic continues to grow in the state's north on Friday afternoon.
Harriet Alexander Hospital patients overflowing from emergency departments are clogging up beds in maternity wards, while pregnant women are being transferred to distant hospitals to deliver their babies because of a lack of resources.
Kate McClymont Carol Cunneen was shocked to learn that she was being blamed by her older sister Crown prosecutor Margaret Cunneen, SC, for a contentious corruption inquiry.
Patrick Bartley If some Victorian racing executives manage to revive the haemorrhaging racing network TVN, it will mean that this state will be excluded from a state-of-the-art new racing channel.
Vinyl sales and music streaming both soared by more than 50 per cent in 2014 in the United States, even as overall sales kept declining, a music industry monitor says.
Megan Gorrey South coast tourists sparked traffic chaos on the coast as they began the journey home after their summer break.
Rachel Browne Random bad luck is the most common cause of cancer, according to new research by one of the world's top medical institutions.