• the-bachelor-2014

    Rosie Reviews: The Bachelor insults a girl, in a way no girl has ever been insulted before.

                          By ROSIE WATERLAND And the Channel Ten editors have officially given up as we, once again, open on the girls casually hanging out in Ridge Forrester’s house just being casual (BINGO!). There are six girls left, and it’s clearly very important that we know [read more]

  • sally before and after

    Why this woman’s “post baby body” should not make you feel anything at all.

      By HOLLY WAINWRIGHT Sally Brouwer is amazing. She really is. Sally is a Brisbane police officer, a personal trainer and a mother-of -three who sits on the board of the Blue Sky Foundation for autistic children. That’s amazing, right? And that’s before we even get to her abs, which – credit where credit is due [read more]

  • mfshjsf

    The teenagers who ran away from home to “help IS”. Now they’re pregnant.

    They are teenage girls who live on social media. And they are apparently the pregnant wives of IS fighters. Until earlier this year, Samra Kesinovic, 16, and Sabina Selimovic, 15,  were living in Vienna, Austria, with their families. But the girls are believed to have become radicalised after coming into contact with Chechen youths, according to the International Business Times. [read more]

  • Sauce kid

    Chipetiquette: A definitive guide of when to steal, dip, and share.

      It is a truth universally acknowledged that a chip taken from another’s plate will always be more delicious. This rule holds whether you have ordered chips of your own, are still awaiting their arrival or foolishly chose a pasta dish that came without any accompanying deep-fried deliciousness. The epitome of golden crispy perfection will always [read more]

  • million dollar house

    $1 million gets you a run-down terrace in Sydney. Or THIS in Malibu or Paris.

                It’s expensive to live in Australia. Beautiful and delightful etc etc, but SO EXPENSIVE. And it’s not just you and us and everyone you know complaining about the living costs here. A study has just confirmed that Australian housing prices are the most inflated in the world. According to a global [read more]

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    This man is sleeping with a different woman every night. Because he has to.

      By LAUREN WILLIAMSON This is Joe. He’s got an attractive haircut. A fashionable amount of stubble. His clothes are clean and stylish. He’s everything you’d expect from a 26-year-old guy that you might meet at a bar in New York — except one thing. Joe is homeless and if he’s chatting you up, it’s [read more]

  • holly-billy-jpg

    “A comprehensive list of the things I did before 9am.”

        By HOLLY WAINWRIGHT Ah, good morning. Sit down, drink your coffee. Breathe. How’s your day been? Do you remember a time when all you had to do in the morning was get your sorry arse out of bed, into a shower, and onto the bus? And then you had children. And then you went back [read more]

  • Abusive3

    A woman never ‘invites’ or ‘deserves’ violence. Despite what 1 in 5 Australians believe.

            Trigger Warning: This post deals with issues of domestic violence and may be triggering for survivors of abuse.   One in five Australians. Glance around you when you’re leaning against the car, waiting for the school pick-up. Look at your colleagues in the afternoon meeting, when everyone’s minds have begun to wander. Gaze [read more]

  • This is what Ebola looks like up close. And it’s terrifying.

            Today on Mamamia, Médecins Sans Frontières’ anthropologist Pierre Trbovic describes his experience with the Ebola outbreak in Monrovia, the capital of Liberia. Finding the treatment centre full, health staff overwhelmed, and sick people queuing in the street, Dr Trbovic has been tasked with the heartrending job of turning people away. Dr Trbovic writes: Soon after arriving in Monrovia, I [read more]

  • Joan Rivers doctor selfie

    Joan Rivers’ doctor took a ‘selfie’ during her fatal surgery.

        Joan Rivers was in surgery, and someone apparently paused to take a selfie. Yes, you read that right. A staff member at Manhattan’s Yorkville Endoscopy has told investigators that the doctor supposedly responsible for sending Joan into cardiac arrest, paused during the surgery to take a photo. The source told investigators that the selfie [read more]

  • airportpic

    He had 3 girlfriends. They all met him at the airport arrival gate.

    When UK teenager Becky Connery spotted a text on her boyfriend’s phone saying: “I will meet you later”, she suspected he was up to no good.” So 17-year-old Connery got in touch with the messenger directly — and discovered her boyfriend, Charlie Fisher, had been sleeping not only with that girl, but with a third girlfriend. The three girls - 19-year-old Lizzie Leeland-Cunningham, [read more]

  • jac and bub

    “Just because you have kids, doesn’t mean that you need to look like you slept under a rock.”

                By JACQUI PORTER When I became a mother, I was adamant that I wouldn’t let myself down in the personal care department. I had always been a girly girl, and enjoyed putting time into making myself look and feel better. BC (Before children) this would mean an entire afternoon [read more]

  • new mum

    5 little but important reminders for every new mother.

            By SHAUNA ANDERSON Congratulations. Your life just changed completely. Are you even the same person? Sometimes you wonder don’t you, when you first become a mum. (Don’t worry the old you is hiding in there somewhere). There is so much to take in when you are a new mother it can [read more]

  • Katie Price baby names

    Before you find out Katie Price’s baby’s name, you need to see the ones she rejected.

            Wow. Katie Price, the Queen of Subtlety, has finally announced the name of her daughter. We say ‘finally’, because it took six weeks for her and husband Kieran Hayler to get to this point. And this is what we were waiting for: Bunny Hayler. Yep. That took six weeks. Former glamour [read more]

  • William was wearing this Spiderman suit.

    Day 6 of searching for 3-year-old William Tyrell. Have you seen him?

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON Update: Medical experts have told police that if William Tyrell did wander into nearby bushland, he would not have survived. The three-year-old went missing from outside his grandmother’s house in Kendall, on New South Wales’ mid-north coast, on the morning of September 12. “The experts cannot substantiate that survival in the bush would be there at this [read more]

  • "Daddy hit me in the face"

    What this sports star did to his child is not discipline. This is abuse.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON   Warning: This post deals with child abuse and contains images and descriptions that may be distressing for some readers.       It seems in some states of the USA it’s ok to beat a four-year old child till he is scarred. To whip a harmless four-year old boy leaving him [read more]

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    Mamamia’s Bachelor Bingo!

          It’s time. TIME FOR BACHIE BINGO. I can’t believe we haven’t done this sooner. Below is a Bachie-themed Bingo sheet that I spent hours preparing for you. You can print it out and play at home!     The tame version: Cross off each item as it happens. First one to cross [read more]

  • searching for wi-fi

    The exact number of times you check your phone each day is terrifying.

          If you could track how many times you check your phone in a day, would you want to know the number? Is that something you really feel comfortable admitting to yourself? Because now you can. If you’re prepared to deal with the results. There’s a new app called Checky. It’s free to download [read more]

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    Waitress lets rip at the man who touched her on the arse. Says everything you wish you could.

            Laura Ramadei is a bartender is New York. Actually, she was a bartender in New York, until she decided she couldn’t put up with customers treating her like shit for one more day. The last straw was a man touching her on the arse and asking if he could ‘take her [read more]

  • search for william tyrell

    Wednesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Search for missing William     Police have said they are baffled there is no sign of missing three-year-old William Tyrell, with reports that police dogs deployed have not picked up a trace of his scent at all. As the search enters its sixth day, The Australian reports police have launched a “parallel investigation” involving [read more]

  • Lynne Ravenhall and her granddaughter.

    ‘This is our family story about heart disease, and the many different ways we can all be affected.’

            By LYNNE RAVENHALL ‘This is our family story about heart disease, and the many different ways we can all be affected.’ – Lynne Ravenhall Growing up in Melbourne in the 1940’s I was part of a large, loving family. I didn’t realise then just how young a lot of our male relatives [read more]

  • Ryan Gosling baby

    Ryan Gosling and Eva Mendes have brought a child into the world with their DNA.

    UPDATE: In case you missed the news this morning, Eva Mendes and Ryan Gosling have had a little baby girl. And she is already a star. Someone has created a fake Twitter account for the little lady, who was born to the overly-attractive Hollywood couple on Friday. ‘GoslingsBaby’ has already tweeted about her famous baby [read more]

  • mother-in-law

    Reader confession: “My mother-in-law hates me.”

    By ANONYMOUS I know the tensions between daughter and mother-in-laws are as old as time… but I really felt it would be different for me. With my easy-going, friendly nature and good background, I think I am not a bad prospect. I imagined I would have another supportive motherly elder in my life with long [read more]

  • The Voice and X Factor judges.

    Dicko slams reality TV judges for being “too soft.”

            By EM RUSCIANO I’d like to nominate my own headline for this post if that’s ok with you?! “Bitter ex Idol reject Slams Ian “Dicko” Dickson!” Remember the time when I was on Australian Idol in 2004, I’d just sung my heart out on disco night and some English dude with a nasty-arse [read more]

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    Open Post: Come meet our new Editor, Holly Wainwright.

                This weeks Open Post is brought to you by Omo Ultimate. It’s been a pretty big week at Mamamia so far. On Monday, our Editor-in-Chief and the former Editor of Mamamia Jamila Rizvi announced that Holly Wainwright would be taking over as Editor of Mamamia. Holly was previously Editor of the Mamamia [read more]

  • liar harrypotter gif

    “Stop lying about your favourite book.”

              By KATE LEAVER The jig is up. We know your favourite book isn’t Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy. You possibly don’t even own a copy, and if you do, it’s earmarked at around page 98, where you gave up. At a stretch, you’ve seen Keira Knightly in the film. Same [read more]

  • William was wearing this Spiderman suit.

    The whole country is thinking of this little boy tonight.

            By REBECCA SPARROW A little boy is missing A little boy with a cheeky, mischievous grin and twinkling eyes. A little boy who loves his big sister and Spiderman and playing outside in the sunshine. A little boy who could be my little boy. One minute William Tyrell was playing with [read more]

  • Beautifulpeople.com mentor an ugly person

    Dating site for beautiful people launches “Adopt An Ugly Person” program.

            By KATE LEAVER There’s only one problem with running a dating site exclusively for beautiful people: You’re not making money from the ugly ones. This charming gentleman called Greg Hodge has exactly that problem, with his borderline-psychotic website BeautifulPeople.com. Hodge launched the site so that excessively attractive people can find one [read more]

  • A series of strange phenomena began to plague a young California couple in the months following their move.

    She envied the couple who bought her dream home. What happened next is sickening.

    When Janice Ruhter and her husband Jerald Rice bought their dream home in 2011, they were looking forward to welcoming their second child into the world and settling into a peaceful family routine. But a series of strange phenomena began to plague them in the months following their move to the San Diego house, Maura Dolan reports for The Los [read more]

  • sex

    Government steps in to save husbands from sex-crazed wives. Phew.

    By BERN MORELY Seems as though us pesky women are at again! Apparently, not only are we ALWAYS up for it in the bedroom, we are starting to pressure our blokes to reciprocate. Good news is though gals, the Abbott Government isn’t only encouraging couples to have a healthy sex life, it’s also going to [read more]