• 10-year-old girl lies about her age

    Forget being grounded. The new way parents are punishing their kids is much smarter.

      By KATE SPIES Some kids were sent to their room. Others were banned from TV. And the really hard core parents grounded their kids when they did something naughty. This isn’t how it rolled in my household. I was disciplined in a much more public, much more mortifying way…with punishment t-shirts. Yep. My dad [read more]

  • street harassment

    The reality of being a woman, walking down the street.

    “DAMN?”, “Nice!”, “Hey baby!” , “You don’t wanna talk?” Seriously. How can any woman resist such erudite come-ons? Certainly watching this woman spend 10 hours walking the streets of New York City made us all want to take a shower. Inspired by his girlfriend, who told him about what was happening to her every day, [read more]

  • Hamish Blake wingwoman

    Big news for Hamish and Andy fans.

    The radio gods have finally listened. After four years, Hamish and Andy are moving back to drive-time radio – the timeslot they ruled from 2007 – 2010. Yep. This means we get to hear Hamish and Andy’s hilarious banter from 4-6pm, each day, every day from July on Southern Cross Austereo networks. Which means more of this: [read more]

  • mothernancy

    The mother who went to court so her daughter could die.

      Twelve-year-old Nancy couldn’t walk, talk, eat or drink. The little girl, from Essex in the UK, was born blind and suffering from hydrocphalus, meningitis and septicaemia, and had to be fed, watered and medicated through a tube. UK  newspaper The Mirror reports the girl needed 24-hour hospital care because of her severe disabilities; despite heavy medication, Nancy [read more]

  • The young family when the boy was a baby.

    Emaciated 4 y/o old boy just days from death as his mother was ‘too busy having sex’ to look after him.

     By SHAUNA ANDERSON Warning: This post deals with themes of child abuse and may be distressing for some readers.       Squalid, stinking and filthy. A room filled with used nappies and fecal matter. A four-year old boy just days from death. Another disgrace. Another shocking neglectful scene with horrors that simply should not [read more]

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    It’s really not hard to spot the difference between these kids’ bedrooms.

    Anyone who’s ever had a daughter knows about the Pink Stuff. No matter how hard you fight against it, it will come at you like a rising tide of sickly-sweet cotton candy. One mother who was helpless against this plastic tsunami was JeongMee Yoon, who was inspired to start The Pink and Blue Project. It’s series [read more]

  • mia mia

    “There’s a target on the face of every woman in her 40s.”

    By MIA FREEDMAN I am a woman in my 40s with a face and right now, I feel like a target has been slapped right on it. Last week, I watched with growing astonishment as Renee Zellweger’s 45-year-old face and the obsessive global speculation about it blasted all other news stories out of the way. [read more]

  • MilaandAshton

    Mila Kunis puts a ring on it. Motherhood, that is.

        Mila Kunis has put a ring on it. On maternity, that is. The new mum has designed a gold-and-emerald maternity ring worth $5450. That’s about 2700 nappies, but it’s okay. It’s for a really good cause.   To celebrate motherhood Mila Kunis designed this #emerald ring with @marinabjewelry, the proceeds from the sale [read more]

  • Bec Judd Jaggard

    Bec Judd has opened up a shop. Or a milk bar. It’s hard to tell.

      Bec Judd opened up a clothes shop today. Well, she has some clothes in a shop. Maybe. It may be a milk bar. Help? Instagram tells us that Bec and Chris Judd designed some fancy sportswear and called it ‘Jaggad’. According to Bec’s website, “it’s shit-hot exercise gear which not only goes the distance but [read more]

  • great australian road trips

    The 7 greatest Australian road trips.

              By JO ABI Why travel overseas when there’s so much to do right here in Australia? We live in an amazing country filled with stunning landmarks, so the great Australian road trip is a rite of passage for most Aussie families. But where to begin? There are so many great [read more]

  • peen-spray-fb

    There is now a product to help with that sex thing you hate doing.

              So here is a product that exists:         Yep. It’s called ‘Comfortably Numb Deep Throat Spray’, and it does pretty much what you think it does (if what you’re thinking involves numbing your throat to enable deeper peen insertion without your body doing that annoying thing where it struggles [read more]

  • Sarah Hyland

    Sarah Hyland has broken her silence on her abusive relationship of five years.

        Sarah Hyland has spoken out about her abusive relationship for the first time since obtaining a restraining order against her ex-boyfriend Matt Prokop. Modern Family actress Sarah, 23, was a guest on The Meredith Vieira Show on Tuesday. She was asked by host Meredith, who had also experienced domestic violence in her twenties, [read more]

  • vaccine-candy

    Halloween lollies: Now with Anti-Vaxx propaganda.

            NOPE. NOPE NOPE NOPE. The National Vaccine ‘Information’ Centre in the US has decided they’ll put helpful stickers on lollies being handed out for Halloween this year. Helpful stickers that ask people to rethink vaccinating their children. Because the kind of ‘information’ the National Vaccine ‘Information’ Centre dishes out is actually [read more]

  • A ten day trip by the lovers was funded by Athletics Australia.

    Wednesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Senator Nova Peris’ alleged affair revealed An alleged affair carried out by Senator Nova Peris – and funded by taxpayers- has come to light through News Limited newspapers. The alleged affair in 2010 between Senator Peris and Ato Boldon – a four-time Olympic gold medal winner – was exposed through a series of emails [read more]

  • Mamamia

    Open Post: What’s on your mind?

        By KATE LEAVER. Hey lovely people, welcome to our weekly open post. You know the deal: I’m going to kick us off with a little something-something that’s on my mind and then it’s over to you. How often does your mind wander back to somewhere special you’ve been on holiday – just for [read more]

  • MerrickSophJules

    Merrick and Jules: “Everyone has f**ked off”.

      Merrick and Jules have something to say, and it’s the f-word. The radio personalities are quickly losing their radio dream team. Actually, they already have. Or, as Merrick says so eloquently in this video, “everyone has fucked off”. Under a year ago, 2DayFM’s brand new breakfast team was Merrick Watts, Jules Lund, Sophie Monk [read more]

  • lara bingle photoshop

    We know they’re not Lara Bingle’s legs. But easily-influenced teenage girls don’t…

        “God, she’s perfect.”  “Thanks for the Monday motivation amazing woman.”  “Workout motivation.”  “Inspired! I did double sessions today. And just smashed chicken and salad for dinner.”  “Oh she’s just gloriously stunning.”  These are just some of the comments left on one of the most recent photos Australian model Lara Bingle posted to her Instagram account, @MsLBingle. Here’s the pic: [read more]

  • dan-savage-gay marriage

    ‘Karen and Nelda are about as threatening to the institution of marriage as throwing a cupcake at it might be.’

              Over the weekend Opposition Leader Bill Shorten expressed his support for marriage equality at the Australian Christian Lobby conference. “When I see people hiding behind the bible to insult and demonise people on the basis of who they love, I cannot stay silent, I do not agree,” he said. “Whatever our religious [read more]

  • taylor swift excited

    19 times the world fell in love with Taylor Swift.

            Taylor Swift is a lot more fun since she’s stopped trying to please everyone. Earlier this year, she was all sunshine and fairy floss. She didn’t believe that sexism existed, she wore her broken heart on her sleeve, and she was generally described as ‘annoying’ or ‘boring’. NOT ANYMORE. Now, she’s not just the [read more]

  • Baby_on_Plane2

    “Did you cringe when I sat next to you on a plane with my kids? There’s something I need to tell you.”

    By ALISSA WARREN To everyone who has ever been on a plane with children who do not belong to them, I’d like to say, “Thank you”. Because today I feel very sorry for a couple who were booted from a plane flying from the Dominican Republic to Missouri after their son lost the plot at take-off. [read more]

  • michelle levy missing girl

    UPDATE: A shocking allegation has surfaced about the assault charge faced by Michelle Levy’s father.

      Update:  Tonight news networks are reporting that the assault charges faced by Michelle Levy’s father Adam concern a child. Seven News’ Alex Hart reported, “It’s been confirmed that [Levy] is facing an unrelated charge of common assault involving a child aged between six and seven.” “I’m not going to discuss the circumstances, but I don’t believe the charges are justified,” [read more]

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    You’ve seen a lot of glamorous pregnancy shoots. But you’ve never seen them like this.

        By MAMAMIA TEAM. We’ve all seen the usual pregnancy photographs mothers share. Glowing, intimate, hand on bump. But here’s a trend that we’re hoping catches on. Because it’s a bit different, a bit out there, a big soggy. Basically, pregnant women, some with their partners, pose – in the pool. Florida-based underwater photographer, Adam Opris, has been [read more]

  • robbie-ayda-jpg

    Robbie Williams just live tweeted his wife’s birth.

              How would you feel about your birth being documented, push-by-push, on Twitter? And Instagram? Oh, and YouTube? If you’re Robbie Williams’ wife Ayda, you’re probably pretty fine with it. Because Robbie is all about Entertaining You. But when the MM Team were watching these videos in our morning meeting (yes, working here [read more]

  • ThumbPenis

    This man’s thumb looks exactly like a penis.

      Don’t you HATE it when you keep your thumb in a band-aid so long it turns into a penis? Happens all the time. Well, never. But it did happen to Australian university lecturer Stephen Owen. He cut his thumb while grating a potato. He wrapped his thumb in a band-aid. And then his thumb [read more]

  • deaf with a cochlear implant

    “I’m deaf, I’m happy, and I don’t need to be ‘fixed’.”

          By GEMMA GALEA When I was around 11 months old, my mother crept close to my cradle whilst I was sleeping and shouted. I did not move. She shouted again, closer. I slumbered on, blissfully unaware. My mother had just discovered I was profoundly deaf. At the age of three, I was [read more]

  • mfshjsf

    The teen girl who ran away from home to “help ISIS” has given an interview.

    Update: One of the teenagers who fled Austria earlier this year to join the Islamic State has spoken out about her life in Syria, saying she can “really be free” among her new militant colleagues — but experts say she was probably coerced into making the statements. Speaking via text message to French Paris Match [read more]

  • honey boo boo family

    Honey Boo Boo’s mum could lose custody of 3 of her daughters.

        By ALEXIS CAREY Here Comes Honey Boo Boo matriarch June “Mama June” Shannon could lose custody of her three underage daughters following reports she is dating a convicted paedophile. Mama June, 35, stands to lose custody of the reality show’s star, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson, 9, as well as her older daughters [read more]

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    This darling boy is dying. What his neighbours did next is truly beautiful.

      By SCOTT STUMP In a close-knit Utah town where time has become a precious commodity for one family, the Christmas lights are already up and Halloween is in full swing 10 days early. The town of West Jordan has come together to ensure that a 4-year-old boy with only a short time to live [read more]

  • HelenMirren

    The new face of L’Oreal is 69 years old and amazing.

      High-five, L’Oreal. The beauty company has just named Dame Helen Mirren as their new ‘face’. An EXCELLENT choice. We’re so excited that Dame Helen Mirren is our new L’Oréal Paris Ambassador http://t.co/SFaBCAi5n3 #WorthIt pic.twitter.com/9nBBUcjr9D — L’Oréal Paris UK (@LOrealParisUK) October 27, 2014 The British actress, best known for her Oscar-winning role in The Queen, has [read more]