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    When Jesus met Google: the Xmas clip you have to watch

    Most of us know the story of how Jesus was born. Or we’ve at least seen the Nativity scenes with the manger, stable and farm animals. But what if we wanted to … reinvent that story? What if, say, Jesus and Mary had an iPhone with which they could access the Internet? Behold! This video [read more]

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    Watch Paris Jackson’s first solo interview. With Ellen.

    Michael Jackson’s daughter Paris is 13. And quite frankly I think she is just a little bit amazing. She spoke to Ellen Degeneres about growing up and wearing a mask. Watch it here  

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    Here’s how I give good gift

            It’s  that time of year where present shopping not only has me starting a New Year broke, it has me trawling the net daily and stressing like a mad women as each Sunday rolls around and I have one less week to shop. Growing up, gift giving was so simple.  My [read more]

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    The 10 apps that will change your life.

    I have to admit that I suffer hugely from decision fatigue relating to pretty much everything, which is why I’m really liking all the new technology out there that can make all my decisions for me. Whether it’s what to eat or when to go to sleep, there’s a website or an app out there [read more]

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    Ricky vs Angelina. Who do you choose?

    The week started with the end of a cricket test match (we lost to New Zealand on home ground for the first time in 18 years) and George Clooney was in Sydney still answering questions about his private life. The two have nothing in common right? Hold up, that’s not quite true. Before you read [read more]

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    To Australia. From the Old Spice Man

    You’d be hard pressed not to have heard of the Old Spice man, but just look what he’s given Australia for Christmas

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    Behind the scenes with The Muppets.

    The Muppets walked into the room. I know, right? They’re Muppets! How on Earth do they propel their little footsies and motor into the press room? But there they were: Miss Piggy and Kermit themselves commanding a room of the world’s media before they’d even sat down. At the tender age of 24 I’d effectively [read more]

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    2012 Pirelli Calendar + week in pics (NSFW)

    If you’re offended by nudity, you might want to skip this gallery because there’s rather a lot of it. What there isn’t? Diversity. More’s the pity. The 2012 Pirelli Calendar – shot by Mario Sorrenti – has been released and it stars some of the world’s highest paid and most successful editorial models including Kate [read more]

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    “My mum says I’m cool”

    When I was growing up in the 1980s and 1990s my parents didn’t have a whole lot of money. We were far from destitute, but when Dad was made redundant from Telecom he helped make ends meet by growing our own food in the vegie garden. Mum, a farm girl who made her own wedding [read more]

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    What to read this summer…?

    The Christmas/Summer/New Year holiday period is coming up and I’m counting down the days until I can collapse on the couch/beach/sun lounge with a few (hundred) books. I find it hard to read during the year – there’s too much going on with work and life and prime time TV – and I tend to [read more]

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    DAILY WOW: the video game men play with their….

    The urine-powered video game. Yes. You heard me correctly. Because peeing is apparently such a chore, a bar in the UK has recently installed video game urinals. There are targets involved. And an LCD screen to track progress. Not a lot I can say about this one… You probably need to see for yourself. Maybe [read more]

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    The best of the Mariah Carey Xmas videos

    Look, it’s December, so we can totally get away with saying ‘Christmas is just around the corner’. And you might as well enjoy it as it rushes headlong toward you. And what better way than with these inspired (and outrageous) interpretations of Mariah Carey‘s ‘All I Want for Christmas is You’ – one of the [read more]

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    David Beckham in pictures

    David Beckham is in Australia with his soccer team, LA Galaxy, and yesterday he won a few hearts after he spent the day at the Melbourne’s Royal Children’s Hospital. Here are some of those pics plus a few more – just in case you’ve forgotten what he looks like.

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    Worst school photographer ever?

    Hot tip: don’t let this guy take your school’s student portraits. In it’s own funny way, this is kind of poignant.

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    DAILY WOW: Marijuana for kids.

    The Dr. Seuss of Pot. That’s what the reviewers are calling this little piece of fiction for kids. It’s a book about marijuana and it’s called It’s Just a Plant. It’s also written and illustrated by Ricardo Cortes, the same man who illustrated Go The Fuck To Sleep. Remember that little gem? This one is [read more]

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    Katherine Heigl hates balls. It’s true.

    Katherine Heigl isn’t a huge fan of testicles. We know, we know, how could she not be? Let’s hear her side of the story (which just happens to be laugh-out-loud funny). Katherine Heigl Hates Balls from Katherine Heigl

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    Alex Perry: misunderstood?

      In the final episode of Mamamia on Sky for the year, Mia sits down to talk with Australian fashion designer Alex Perry about life, love and what it’s like to be a judge on Australia’s Next Top Model. He’s been accused of being a bully and tearing apart the self esteem of young girls, [read more]

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    A girl who acts like a girl.

    There is so much genuine hand-wringing about role models for young girls.  Hell, some days my hands feel like they’ve wrung off. And this is important. If we just accept the way women are depicted in music videos and little girls are encouraged to wear Playboy logos and be air-brushed and buy make-up then it [read more]

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    Victoria Beckham. Fashion cred?

    UPDATE: The Fashion Magazine is reporting that Charlize Theron, Gwyneth Paltrow, and Cameron Diaz are all vying to wear Victoria Beckham’s line to the Oscars come February 26th. Michelle Williams is already a fan, having been snapped wearing the Victoria by Victoria Beckham line several times, most recently to the Oscars luncheon. The Oscars red [read more]

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    Matthew Newton: The day after

    Matthew Newton appeared on A Current Affair last night to answer some tough questions about his very public derailment over the past few years. You can watch the interview here Whatever your feelings about him (or ACA), it was pretty gripping television. Does he owe the Australian public an apology?  Certainly not, but one would [read more]

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    The American Music Awards red carpet

    Oh look! It’s time for the American Music Awards! Katy Perry, Taylor Swift, Selena Gomez and Justin Bieber were just some of the stars to walk the red carpet at this year’s awards. There was even a special appearance from our favourite Mini Minaj (Sophia Grace Brownlee) and her side-kick Rosie Grace McClelland. So cute! [read more]

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    What’s your dream car wishlist?

    Let’s get one thing clear from the get-go. I’m not really a car person. I don’t have long held dreams of driving a red MG or a Porsche.  For year cars to me were all about practicality … which pretty much explains why I’ve spent the majority of the past 17 years in a range [read more]

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    What are you watching on TV tonight?

    It’s fair to say that a lot of people will be tuned into the Matthew Newton interview with Tracy Grimshaw at 6:30 on ACA tonight. More so even after Tracy tweeted earlier today “plenty of debate about tonight’s #aca interview with Matthew Newton. I look forward to your (polite) feedback after. Very challenging interview”. Matthew [read more]

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    Bieber and the screaming man fans

    It’s not just the ladies that swoon / go crazy for Justin Bieber. Blokes do too. In this commercial for US department store Macy’s Black Friday sale, you’ll see what we mean. Worth it for the reactions.

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    Video of the day: Your future husband.

    Ladies, stop looking. Your future husband is here – and he’s available. This online dating ‘video profile’ is hilarious – you have to watch. Could you be the woman of his dreams? Your Future Husband from Bradley Jackson on Vimeo.

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    The pencil song. It’s very catchy.

    Hudson, an indie-folk artist from Melbourne, has had us all bopping along to this catchy song in the office. It’s called ‘Against the Grain’. Mia went and bought it. The rest of us have been transfixed by the attached music video from VJ Dropbear. How brilliant. Hudson – Against The Grain from Dropbear on Vimeo.

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    Mamamia on Sky News – ep 16 promo

    Check out the preview for what’s going to be on this week’s show…

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    Around the world in 5 minutes. Breathtaking.

    This. Is stunning. Fly around the world in this time lapse video taken from space. Hold your breath. Now there’s a bit of perspective. It’s beautiful.

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    This will make your heart explode. With joy.

    This. This will make your heart do a somersault and then go run a bath filled with happiness. Seriously. If you like animals and if you like glorious reunions with soldiers who have been away on tours of duty, then this just goes ahead and smooshes the two things together. And it’s awesome. (You might [read more]

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    Breakdancing yoga. Wow.

    This is bizarre, oddly beautiful, and at times unsettling (who is that bendy, really?) But you have to hand it to the guy, he sure puts on a show. And I am completely addicted to the song. This will amaze. Break ton Neck from Alex Yde on Vimeo.