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An Astrological Storm Is Here And It's About To Mess Up Your Life

2 min read

We regret to inform you the last Mercury retrograde of the year is going to begin today and it's looking like it won't be a fun ride for anyone.

Life

Life

Woman Terrifies Ambos After Car Accident On Way Home From Halloween Party

1 min read

A student from West Virginia crashed her car on the weekend while dressed up as character Carrie from a Stephen King novel, terrifying first responders in the process.

Bella Westaway

Bella Westaway

Young Women Are Anxious, Depressed And Lonely. I Was One Of Them.

7 min read

About three years ago, I was diagnosed with severe depression.

Phil Barker

Phil Barker

Like Dennis Quaid, I'm Decades Older Than My Partner. It's Not 'Disgusting'.

4 min read

“Look!” I shouted yesterday, waving my phone at my partner. “Dennis Quaid is 65 and he’s marrying a 26-year-old student. That’s almost 40 years!"

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why I'm Warning My Kids About Sadfishing And You Should Too

5 min read

We’ve all seen it: a friend on social media tweeting or posting status updates bursting with tantalising cryptic vagueness.

Career

Career

I Left The Brutal World Of Teaching Behind, This Is My Message To Those Who've Stayed

3 min read

Seven years ago, I left the teaching profession and can honestly say I’ve never looked back.

Rachel Worsley

Rachel Worsley

My Autism And ADHD Used To Be Debilitating. Now They're My Superpower.

4 min read

In just 12 months, Greta Thunberg has inspired millions to strike for climate change.

Life

Life

The Important Issue We're Missing In The Veronicas And Qantas Saga

3 min read

Disclaimer: I wasn’t on that plane with those twins, so I have no idea how the incident really transpired.

Eugene Chan

Eugene Chan

Turns Out If You're Conservative, You're More Likely To Be Healthy

5 min read

Who did you vote for in the May 2019 federal election?

Katherine Kalk

Katherine Kalk

5 Rules To Make Sure Winning The Lotto Doesn't Ruin Your Life

6 min read

Lotto prizes get a bad rap for ruining lives.

Life

Life

Carrie Bickmore Looked Down And Realised She'd Lost Her Order Of Australia Medal

2 min read

During a celebration with her family right after receiving her medal, Carrie's mum pointed out it was no longer pinned to her dress.

Life

Life

'A Woman Is Demanding I Pay Her Back For 'Art' My Daughter Broke, But I Refuse'

2 min read

Is this woman out of line for declining to pay for something her daughter broke while she was at an open house with her parents?

Inspiration

Inspiration

You'd Be Surprised How Much Money You Can Save With These Five DIY Hacks

5 min read

The best bit? Anyone can do them.

Life

Life

I Filled Out My Daughter's School Enrollment Form And Cried

3 min read

It used to drive me nuts when I would be out with my two daughters and total strangers would approach me and say, “Enjoy them while they are little, they grow up so fast!”

Views

Views

How Aussies Are Ditching The Rat Race For An E-Change

5 min read

Many Australians have longed to live outside the city.

Valentina Todoroska

Valentina Todoroska

Forget December Babies, September Babies Are Really The Worst Off

2 min read

It's generally assumed that those born in December seem to think they have the worst birth month.

Love

Love

There's Now A Vibrator That Comes With An 'Orgasm Guarantee'

2 min read

A sex expert has named her favourite vibrator of all time and its new technology even mimics the sensation of oral sex.

Lucille Wong

Lucille Wong

How I Will Prepare My Daughter For Racism In School

4 min read

Of all the joys parenting can bring, uncomfortable conversations won’t be one of them.

Life

Life

Eight Signs You Treat Your Dog More Like A Child Than A Pet

4 min read

I will be the first to admit I have babied my dog far too much and it's turned her into more of a small and entitled child than a pet.

Views

Views

Why I Let My Kids Drink Wine

4 min read

I'm having trooble righting this coz I've had too much to drunk. I can't talk ploply, I'm photocopying my privates and bumping into lampposts like a pin-ball. But I'm Australian, so that's funny, right?

Life

Life

If You've Had A Full Blown Argument With Someone, You Can Absolutely Blame The Stars

1 min read

Have you butted heads with a colleague this week? Gotten into a fight with your sibling over almost nothing? You're not the only one.

Views

Views

Anyone Who Thinks Crunchy Is Better Than Smooth Is Peanuts

2 min read

Crunchy or smooth? It's the age-old office debate that extends way beyond the water cooler for no reason.

Inspiration

Inspiration

5 Things Marie Kondo May Want You To Hold Onto

2 min read

The Queen of Tidying Up had us all deep-diving into the things we own and whether they spark joy – and ridding our homes of anything that didn’t.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

'Killing Heidi' Star Is Barely Recognisable In Rare Appearance 19 Years On

1 min read

Two members of '90s Aussie band got together for a small TV spot and you'd be forgiven for not immediately recognising who they were.

Life

Life

'They Were Refused': Mum's Shock After Losing Her Child In Kmart

1 min read

When Amy's son was lost in the retail store, she assumed it would be a simple case of announcing his disappearance over the store's PA system to speedily locate him.

Clementine Ford

Clementine Ford

I Used To Be An A**hole Who Hated Kids. Don't Be Like Me.

5 min read

“What’s something you used to be a real a**hole about?” asked the journalist, Erin Riley, on Twitter this week.

Anju Regis

Anju Regis

How I Survived My First Family Holiday As A Single Parent

5 min read

Holidays were a dream, but they were far from my own reality.

Life

Life

Customer Spots X-Rated Typo On Kmart Slow Cooker

1 min read

The embarrassing mistake brings a whole new meaning to the cooking instructions...

The Bachelor

The Bachelor

'They've Got More Followers Than Me': The Bachelor's Renee Has Insta-Famous Doggos

1 min read

Renee Barrett failed to score a rose from Matt Agnew but at least she can go home to her very popular pups.

Life

Life

My Husband Bought A $4.50 Cake For Our Son's Party, He's Being Celebrated Like A God

3 min read

For almost 10 years, I’ve been organising our kids’ birthdays.

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

The One Piece Of Advice That Completely Changed My Life

4 min read

The day I turned 30 (almost seven years ago), my entire life changed.

Health

Health

Jane's Friend Noticed Her Eyes Were Yellow, 12 Hours Later She Was Fighting For Her Life

4 min read

Jane Sinclair was living a very busy, but perfectly healthy, lifestyle until one of her friends pointed out that something wasn't quite right.

Life

Life

'I've Gone Through Hell': Woman Gets $7500 For Rare Simba Ooshie After Death Threats

4 min read

Monique said she didn't even know what the rare Simba Ooshie was when it came into her possession.

Warwick Smith

Warwick Smith

What I Never Understood Until I Became A Househusband

3 min read

My wife and I have recently switched back and forth in our roles at work and home, and the lessons I’ve learnt have been profound.

Life

Life

Leo Season Starts Today, Here's How It's Going To Impact You

2 min read

Leo season has just begun and it means you're going to pick up more Leo-like traits.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

'Put Your Cookbooks Out': Aussies Pay Tribute To Margaret Fulton

1 min read

Chefs, home cooks and fans are mourning the loss of Australian cooking icon, Margaret Fulton.

Life

Life

'My Ex Broke Up With My Brother': The 11 Worst Things About Being A Twin

4 min read

Being a twin isn't all fun and games, and they've shared some of the worst things about having a sibling who looks exactly like you.

Life

Life

Highly Emotional And Crying Over Nothing? You Can Thank The Full Moon And Lunar Eclipse

2 min read

If you've been feeling highly emotional and sensitive since last night, astrology and the planets might be to blame for it.

Life

Life

Yes, Your Exes Are Blowing Back Into Your Life And Astrology Is To Blame

4 min read

Mercury retrograde is causing some strange things to happen -- and forcing your 'exes' back into your path, whether old friends or former flames, is one of them.

Love

Love

The Star Signs Most Likely To Cheat In A Relationship, According To A Study

3 min read

A warning to all, these are the zodiac signs a study has found most likely to engage in infidelity.

Jenna Martin

Jenna Martin

Why I'll Never Stop Calling My Dog 'My Son'

3 min read

As far as I’m concerned, I have two boys.

Life

Life

If Your Life Feels Like A Mess Right Now, There's An Astrological Reason For It

2 min read

It's called Mercury retrograde and we're sorry to say it's sticking around until the end of the month.

Sarah Megginson

Sarah Megginson

The Two Words You Should Never Say To Someone Who Is Grieving

4 min read

Slowly, subtly, so gradually at first that we barely noticed, my dad began wasting away.

Jarryd Bartle

Jarryd Bartle

The Health And Legal Concerns Of Modern Vampires

3 min read

Vampires walk among us.

News

News

'A Wake-Up Call': Aussie Women Are Saying No To Kids

5 min read

Rebecca* is about to turn 42 and despite always wanting children, she is yet to have her own. Why? Life has gotten in the way.

Health

Health

Increasing Red Meat Intake May Heighten Risk Of Death, Study Finds

2 min read

A diet high in red-meat intake has long been associated with the risk of developing certain diseases, but now a new study has found it may also increase the risk of death.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

You Have NFI What Your Mum Went Through For You

4 min read

In the delivery room of a hospital, as women become mothers, apparently the most common words uttered -- or shrieked, yelled and howled -- are "I'm never having sex again!"

Roz Kelly

Roz Kelly

OMG Am I Leaking Milk On Air?!

4 min read

It's the Australian Grand Prix: the season-opening event in the glamorous world of Formula One.

Damien Linnane

Damien Linnane

The One Thing That Helped Me Survive Prison

5 min read

Some inmates will tell you the hardest part of prison is being separated from your loved ones, being deprived of your freedom, or even being surrounded by violence.

Anju Regis

Anju Regis

How I Survived The Loneliness Of Separation

6 min read

Most newly single people agree that you find yourself in serious limbo when you are separating.

Mina Iacono

Mina Iacono

It's Not 'Greedy Breeding': The Only-Child syndrome Is Simply An Outdated Myth

6 min read

Every now and then my mum repeats a cliché: “Never marry an only-child. They always want things their own way and they don’t know how to act."

Sophia Hatzis

Sophia Hatzis

This Is The First Year I'm Not Frightened Of Easter

6 min read

When I tell people I dread Easter every year, I'm met with some questionable looks.

Stacey June

Stacey June

FFS Why Are There So Many Acronyms When It Comes To Getting Pregnant?

4 min read

"I'm a FTM that needs to AIH via IUI. My DH/OH and I can’t DTD and yesterday I got a BFN via HPT. It sucked hard.

Jack Laurence

Jack Laurence

How The Hell Did Our Parents Keep Us Alive Without Google?

3 min read

On December 13, 2018 at 6.17pm my daughter was born. By 6.45pm I had Googled “What is a sacral dimple?”

#IWD2019

#IWD2019

Why I Left My Arranged Marriage

6 min read

Ladies, this week marks International Women’s Day yet again, a Christmas equivalent for my calendar.

Views

Views

Has Feminism Sucked All The Fun Out Of Motherhood?

6 min read

I have always considered myself a feminist.

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

Does A Mullet Automatically Make You A Bogan?

4 min read

What does your hairstyle say about you?

Life

Life

'I've Solved Hollywood's Most Gruesome Murder And My Father Was The Killer'

6 min read

It is a real-life murder mystery that is the stuff of Hollywood legend -- a macabre, decades-old homicide that has embedded itself into the psyche of the movie capital.

James Norman

James Norman

Why Banning Phones In Restaurants Is A Great Idea

3 min read

A few weekends ago I was sitting with my partner at one of our favourite St Kilda cafes. We couldn't help but notice the scene at the table next to us.

Food

Food

Australia, You're Doing Greek Salad Totally Wrong. Stop It Now.

2 min read

While you destroyed a salad for lunch, we fixed one.

Chris Harrison

Chris Harrison

FFS So Many Mistakes Maybe Its Time We Put A Full Stop On The Need For Punctuation

5 min read

I'm a fan of punctuation.

Views

Views

I Was Born In The '80s But Don’t Ever Call Me A Millennial

5 min read

I was born in the wrong era. And I don’t think I’m the only one.

Lana Hirschowitz

Lana Hirschowitz

This New Period Emoji Is Bloody Ridiculous. Period.

3 min read

There is always much excitement when new emojis are released (???) and the latest emoji update set for release in April is no different.

Katie Horneshaw

Katie Horneshaw

What I Want To Teach My Boy About Toxic Masculinity

6 min read

One of my dearest friends wrote me an email the other day.

Erin Lyons

Erin Lyons

I Had The Bottle To Go Without Plastic For A Week. Here's What Happened.

9 min read

Has the phrase “I really need FOUR whole leeks today” ever crossed your mind when you’re half a trolley deep in the produce section?

Gary Nunn

Gary Nunn

Looking Good Is Damn Hard Work. Vanity Should Be Applauded.

4 min read

Imagine a woman. She’s conventionally very physically attractive.

Erin Lyons

Erin Lyons

The 4 Things Your Non-Drinking Friends Want You To Know

4 min read

I’m 26 years old and I choose not to drink. So why do I feel I need to make excuses for it?

Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

The Question People Have To Stop Asking

2 min read

If one more person asks me this question, I’m gunna scream.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

Why I Celebrate When My Kids Fail

6 min read

It's time they learn how it feels.

Stacey June

Stacey June

When The Baby I Never Met Told Me Her Name

4 min read

I have discovered that many people were having sex around February this year!

Life

Life

This Is What Everyone Called Their Baby In 2018

1 min read

Drum roll, please...

Jean Flynn

Jean Flynn

The Importance Of Sex, Drugs And Rock 'N' Roll For Children

4 min read

One of my daughter’s friends was recently banned from listening to Morgan Evan’s 'Day Drunk.'

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

8 Reasons Why Having Kids Ruined My Life

7 min read

2018 comes to a close and with it, a chance to reflect on another year of blah, blah, blah.

Tanya Hennessy

Tanya Hennessy

The Best Day Of The Year To Propose

2 min read

Popping the big question? Read this first.

Jenna Macciochi

Jenna Macciochi

Why Eating Even Healthy Snacks Could Be Damaging Your Health

4 min read

Only until relatively recently in human evolution have we eaten three meals plus snacks every day.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

We’ve Become So Politically Correct It’s Turning Our Brains Into Bacon

6 min read

I am not by nature a backward-looking man -- indeed, I generally embrace the future with the greatest enthusiasm.

Views

Views

I Lived My Life By Gisele Bundchen's New Book 'Lessons' And This Is How It Went

8 min read

How could it go wrong? So, so easily.

Ben Pobjie

Ben Pobjie

Let Me Give You A Steer On What It's Like To Be Too Big

5 min read

It’s all very well for you, isn’t it?

Life

Life

Why Wet Weather Is Actually Good For You

2 min read

It's raining, it's pouring.

Views

Views

Why I'm A 32-Year-Old Who Still Can't Drive

2 min read

Nothing seems to grind people's gears more than learning I don't drive.

Exclusive

Exclusive

Turns Out We Still Suck At Getting The Work-Life Balance Right

1 min read

But there is one generation that's bucking the trend.

Views

Views

If You're Thinking Of Escaping The Rat Race, Think Again

5 min read

Is life away from the proverbial rat race really as idyllic as it seems?

Abby Alexander

Abby Alexander

Resolutions Are Bull**it. Pick A Word Instead.

4 min read

You don’t have to feel like a failure by Feb.