• naked and afraid

    If you were starving, would you use your vagina as bait to catch fish? This woman did.

    They take your shoes. They take your clothes. They throw you into the jungle with a member of the opposite sex and force you to survive with no help at all for 21 days. That’s the bizarre premise of new Discovery Channel TV show Naked and Afraid. This is how it’s described on the website: [read more]

  • I wish I had girlfriends to drink with

    “I wish I had girlfriends to drink with on a Thursday night.”

          I moved from one state capital city to another three and a half years ago. On most fronts, I consider it a wise move. It’s expanded my career, opened up new literary avenues and come with the inherent excitement of the new. But six o’clock on a Thursday night always finds me a [read more]

  • navy fires shots at asylum seekers

    Is this what we’ve become? A nation who opens fire on those who ask for our help.

    Australia has turned back another boat of asylum seekers from Indonesia, leaving local villagers to rescue the 25 people stranded in the ocean. Indonesian authorities are reporting that Australian navy personnel may have fired shots as part of their operation to stop the boat from reaching Christmas Island. Yes, you read that right. Shots. As [read more]

  • Taryn Brumfitt

    “Go on, don’t be an old woman,” my husband said.

          As I was trimming my beard on the evening of my 36th birthday, it struck me that I might have lost a bit of my sparkle. My husband had asked me earlier in the week what I would like to do for my one special day of the year and I responded [read more]

  • kim kardashian earrings

    KATE: THIS happens weekly in our parliament.

                I read online yesterday morning that the Greens want Parliament to quit saying The Lord’s Prayer at the beginning of each sitting day. This from Fairfax: The Lord’s Prayer in Federal Parliament is an anachronism, according to Greens senator Richard di Natale, who is calling to have the prayer [read more]

  • Casey Kinnaird

    Tragic: Her family had only 15 minutes to decide whether to save her.

            Fifteen minutes. What could you accomplish in fifteen minutes? Order a coffee, walk to the train station, bath your newborn, put the kids to bed. On Tuesday this young woman’s family had fifteen minutes to make the most heartbreaking decision of their lives – whether to save her or let her [read more]

  • honest breakup text

    The harshest breakup text you’ll ever read.

      You know what? Points for honesty.     H/T honestletters.com       Like Mamamia Rogue on Facebook Rogue is Mamamia’s space for fun, viral and random content, with everything from feminism to pop culture. We scour the internet so you don’t have to, and bring all the best bits back.

  • Charlotte-Dawson

    Australia’s Next Top Model judge tells young girls not to pursue modelling careers.

                Former model and judge on Australia’s Next Top Model Charlotte Dawson has revealed she doesn’t think “young girls should pursue modelling” careers. Dawson, 47, who started her career at age 16, took to Twitter last night with a message for young girls who are aspiring to be the next [read more]

  • Joseph Gordon Levitt

    WATCH: This is what the son of a feminist looks like.

      Yep, that’s right, a lot like mega-cute Hollywood actor Joseph Gordon Levitt. The 32-year-old actor, who started out as Tommy on 3rd Rock From The Sun and won us over in 10 Things I Hate About You, sat down with Ellen to talk about his film Don John. And in the process, he revealed [read more]

  • tourist gang rape India

    Thursday’s news in under 5 minutes

    UPDATE: Derryn Hinch to face jail, after refusing to pay fine. Outspoken and controversial broadcaster Derryn Hinch has decided to face 50 days in jail, rather than pay a $100,000 fine for breaching a suppression order during the Jill Meagher case. Hinch had until 4pm today to pay the fine, but decided instead to face [read more]

  • Lena Dunham DGA Awards

    FLUFF: Lena Dunham’s Vogue cover’s here and it’s stunning.

    Lena Dunham looks absolutely stunning on the cover of Vogue – and the photo shoot inside is even better. She lets a pigeon rest on her head, wears head-to-toe feathers, perches on a bath tub in a gown like it ain’t no thang, piggy-backs Adam Driver around New York, and poses with her dog. We [read more]

  • palegirlproblems

    Pale Girl Problems: Your foundation is called ‘Snow Ivory’ and it’s still too dark.

              “In summer, when tan people complain that they need to buy new foundation because their normal shade is too light; I will never know that feeling.” Visible blue veins, burning the minute you step outside and chanting, “Pale is the new tan. Pale is the new tan,” while looking at [read more]

  • george-clooney-sandra-bullock-467

    ‘George Clooney would rather go to space and die than date a woman his own age.’

    “It’s the story of how George Clooney would rather float away into space and die than spend one more minute with a woman his own age.” That’s how Golden Globes co-host Tina Fey introduced astronaut movie Gravity the other night. And if you think of the gorgeous model/actress/cocktail waitress types he usually dates, you can see [read more]

  • devil baby prank

    This is scary as s*#t.

    A prank involving a devil baby petrifying New Yorkers has gone viral, with almost 2 million hits in 12 hours. There’s a sentence you don’t read every day. Look, it’s kind of hard to explain, but there’s a devil, exorcist-style baby driving around in a pram by itself. Just watch: The whole thing was set [read more]

  • .

    “I wish he’d just die” she thought to herself. Two weeks later she was at his funeral.

        When someone breaks up with you, you may find yourself saying a whole host of things you don’t actually mean: “I hate him,” “I wish we had never met,” “I wish he’d just die.” After my ex-boyfriend broke up with me outside a Thai restaurant in the middle of Newtown’s King Street, I [read more]

  • man-with-no-buttcrack-pavement

    Last week it was a man with two penises. This week it’s a man with no buttcrack.

          Last week it was two penises, this week it’s zero buttcrack. Yeah – a man with no buttcrack is currently the internet’s biggest story. He calls himself TBoneTheOriginal, and just like the guy with two penises (if you haven’t read about that yet, click here – you know you want to), he [read more]

  • Michelle-Lee

    The awkward thing that happens when women meet for the first time.

            I had just finished possibly one of the most significant meetings of my life, presenting an idea to the CEO of a large education group. The meeting had gone extremely well and I had to keep from bouncing off the walls with excitement! As the meeting came to a close and [read more]

  • nazi-women-4

    Most of these women were never held accountable for their horrendous crimes.

            When you think of World War II, the holocaust, and the long shadow cast by Nazism – and you try to think of the people who made those atrocious crimes possible – you probably think of Hitler’s inner circle. Hermann Goring, Joseph Goebbels, Heinrich Himmler, Martin Bormann, Albert Speer, Karl Dontz [read more]

  • Bec Hewitt fake tan

    EM: Leave Bec Hewitt and her fake tan alone.

    As I checked Twitter before I went to bed last night, I was royally horrified to see a large proportion of people in my feed had dedicated their evening to having a crack at Bec Hewitt’s fake tan. Like this. Did Bec Hewitt overdo the tanning? Lleyton’s wife courts attention at Australian Open | BB&BB [read more]

  • This is Margot. Can you save her life?

    Only a stranger can help save little Margot’s life. Could it be you?

            A British family of a 16-month-old girl suffering a rare form of blood cancer has launched a worldwide appeal to try to find a stem cell donor who can save her. Margot was diagnosed just two months ago with a form of leukaemia. Doctors say it is so rare that they [read more]

  • tehran times

    Hijabs and Chanel: Meet the incredibly fashionable women of Iran.

            When you think of street style blogs, cities like Paris, London and New York immediately spring to mind, but Tehran? Not so much. The Tehran Times, a Tumblr being published out of Iran is gaining traction in highlighting not only how fashionable Iranian women are, but also how they are creatively [read more]

  • stuck at traffic light

    Mamamia Open Post: There’s another Kate in the office

      It’s Wednesday, baby! Which means it’s time for our Open Post of the Week. You know the drill: I’ll get us started and then it’s over to you. Hop on down to the comments section and talk about whatever your hearts desires. And if you choose to discuss any of the following, we can [read more]

  • Eeva Dorendahl

    Wednesday’s news in under 5 minutes

    BREAKING NEWS: A mother could face charges after allegedly leaving her nine-month old baby in a car parked outside an apartment block in Sydney’s west. Witnesses saw the distressed infant locked in a car at 9.30pm last night. They called triple-0 and police broke into the vehicle and rescued the baby boy. The mother returned [read more]

  • missing ghost ship Nina

    Heartbreaking: These parents cling to the hope 19-year old Danielle is alive

            19-year old Danielle Wright is missing. Her parents are desperate to find her. So much so that they have moved half way across the world and spent more than half a million dollars searching for her. So much so that her father is now taking flying lessons so he can scour [read more]

  • Your favourite 90s popstars are making a comeback

    CELEB NEWS: Your favourite ’90s pop stars are making a comeback

    Is JLo making a comeback? It’s been 12 years since she belted out “Jenny From The Block” but Jennifer Lopez is still worried you might be fooled by the rocks that she’s got. To prove she’s still a South Side Bronx girl at heart, she’s released a 45 second teaser trailer for her new single [read more]

  • girl meets dads twin

    What happens when a baby meets her dad’s twin.

    Well this is a little bit cute. This one-minute clip of the moment  a baby girl meets her dad’s identical twin brother is going viral – and for good reason. Understandably, she’s kind of confused.  

  • adoption parties 4

    It’s like picking a puppy. Except the puppies are human children.

              Imagine you and your family go out one day to choose a new puppy. You walk up to the pen and see numerous little nuggets running around and looking longingly into your eyes, begging you to take them home. Now imagine this same situation but bigger. Imagine 50 puppies in [read more]

  • brainstorm for a cure

    The very sound of those two words combined was horrifying.

              By SARAH MAMALAI Can you imagine being told you only had as few as 84 days left with your husband and young kids? How do you tell your 4-year old and 18 month-old sons that their mum is very sick? Do you tell them she might die? What do you [read more]

  • Amira Ali, 22.

    How does a 22-year-old Gold Coast woman end up dead in Syria?

              There are reports she flew to Syria to join rebels fighting in the civil war. She’s been called a jihadist, an extremist, and a martyr. But before all of that, Amira Ali, nee Karroum, was an Australian daughter, a sister, and a wife. And that’s what makes Amira’s death as fascinating [read more]

  • skinny models Sydney Fashion Week

    MIA: “Every woman deserves this choice.”

          As awkward moments go, it was brief yet intense. A few months ago, I went with my daughter’s class on an excursion to the Botanical Gardens as one of the parent-helpers. As part of our tour,  an indigenous woman spoke to us about the traditional way many of the plants in the [read more]