• pregnant tummy

    4 health tips for pregnant women.

          By HELEN VNUK Every pregnancy is different. My first pregnancy I barely even noticed. My second, the nausea really kicked in, I got huge and the whole thing was a lot more of an effort. But both times I just loved that feeling of my baby kicking inside me, and I miss [read more]

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    The little girl who trapped 1,000 paedophiles in 10 weeks.

      Trigger warning: This post deals with child abuse and may be triggering for some readers. An Australian man has been convicted following an online sting that identified 1,000 paedophiles. Charity workers from European organisation Terre Des Hommes went undercover, posing as a 10-year-old Filipina girl called “Sweetie” — in reality, a realistic-looking computer model — to catch out child sex [read more]

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    Open post: How’s your week going?

          It’s Wednesday. So it’s time for a chat. Open Post is a little tradition we have here at Mamamia where we give you the chance to share what’s been happening during your week and what  you just can’t stop thinking about. Call me superficial, but this week I’ve been thinking about my wardrobe. More [read more]

  • Taylor Almond (NSW Police)

    16-year-old Taylor has been missing for 11 days.

          Police have renewed pleas for information to find missing NSW teen Taylor Almond, 16, who has been missing for 11 days. Taylor disappeared from her home in Dudley, southern Newcastle, at about 1:00pm on Sunday 12 October 2014. Taylor was recently spotted in the Kotara, Adamstown and Newcastle Beach area, 9News reports, and police now [read more]

  • kyle sandilands baby

    Kyle Sandilands opens up about losing a child to miscarriage.

              Kyle Sandilands is getting attention for something he said on the radio this morning but for once no-one is offended. In a rare moment of candidness, the divisive Kiis FM host opened up to a caller to reveal that he and an ex-partner once lost a child to miscarriage, The Daily Mail reported. “It was [read more]

  • LawsonILoveYou

    Big news for the Big Brother love triangle.

        Reality TV may be about to hit a new low. And that’s a pretty low bar to stoop under. The Big Brother love triangle – which involves housemate Lawson blatantly cheating on his girlfriend of five years by starting a new relationship with housemate Cat (exchanging ‘I Love You’s and everything) – might be [read more]

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    She told hundreds of men it was a photo of her boobs. It wasn’t.

              Ah, the old ‘I’m pretending this is my cleavage but really it’s my husband’s bum crack’ trick. Classic. There’s a thread on reddit called GoneWild, where men and women who think particularly highly of themselves can post photos of their hot bodies for other people to look at. It’s generally [read more]

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    Spot the difference: Gordon Ramsay and Kris Jenner post the same photo to social media.

        SPRUNG. Kris Jenner just got caught out. The Kardashian Momager (that’s ‘Mom’ and ‘Manager’, get it?) posted a photo on Instagram of her and celebrity potty-mouth chef Gordon Ramsay promoting their collaborative cookbook. Kris was looking smooth and radiant and Covergirled. Gordon was looking… well, kind of sleepy, but also smooth and radiant. BUT… Gordon [read more]

  • Reaction to the sentence for Oscar Pistorius.

    Wednesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Oscar Pistorius       Social media has reacted furiously to the sentence given to Oscar Pistorius with the hashtag #nojustice trending last night after the Paralympian was given five years jail but it was revealed he will probably only serve 10 months behind bars. The parents of Reeva Steenkamp have said that the [read more]

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    Ryan Reynolds has a list of potential baby names. PLEASE, NO.

        Prepare yourselves. Ryan Reynolds has got an EXCELLENT list of potential baby names. The soon-to-be-DILF Dad told a Canadian chat show that he’s come up with a name for either gender, ready for when his ridiculously gorgeous wife Blake Lively gives birth (looks like it will be pretty soon, too). “I don’t want [read more]

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    We all know Reeva’s name. But these 2361 other women must not be forgotten.

    By NINA FUNNELL It’s now 20 months since Oscar Pistorius picked up a gun and shot his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp dead. In those 20 months, literally thousands of articles have been written about the crime, with journalists and audiences ghoulishly devouring every new detail, twist or turn that has emerged. Oscar Pistorius. And now as reporters [read more]

  • Oscar Pistorius trial

    Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.

            Oscar Pistorius has been sentenced to a maximum of 5 years in prison for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. This sentencing comes a month after the paralympian, 27, was convicted of culpable homicide after a six-month trial in the High Court of South Africa, in the city of Pretoria. Handing down the sentence, Justice Thokozile Masipa [read more]

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    Sam on Blake’s side of the story: “That’s the biggest load of sh*t I’ve heard in my life.”

      Just when you thought the Bold and the Beautiful Bachelor drama was over… Last night, The Project aired an exclusive interview with Blake and Louise. (If you’re just catching up, Blake is the man who went on a TV show called The Bachelor where 30 girls competed for his love. Louise was one of those girls. But she wasn’t [read more]

  • gough whitlam achievements

    10 ways Australia would be completely different if it weren’t for Gough Whitlam.

      Today Australia is mourning the loss of Gough Whitlam. Whitlam was the 21st Prime Minister of our nation between the years of 1972 and 1975, but in those three years the changes he made in this time have changed our nation forever — and for the better. Whitlam was someone against discrimination, and a champion for equality. [read more]

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    Lena Dunham’s tribute to Jill Meagher’s husband Tom.

            Trigger Warning: This post deals with issues of sexual assault and violence and may be triggering for survivors of abuse. US writer and actress Lena Dunham has paid tribute to the “beautiful words” of Tom Meagher, the husband of murdered Melbourne woman Jill, on her Instagram. The 28-year-old posted the following [read more]

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    She was 22, backpacking around the world… and 38 weeks pregnant without knowing it.

                Kate Hudson was like any other 22-year-old backpacking around Europe. The Melbourne journalism student was hopping between countries, living it up with limited funds and even fewer cares. That is, until she found out she was pregnant — and just weeks away from her due date. As blogger Sophie Shaw — [read more]

  • Ethan became addicted as a teenager and became violent and aggressive towards his mother when high. (Screenshot via Four Corners)

    This is the TV show that should be screened in every school in Australia.

      “Jake” started dealing drugs at 11 and by 15, was an ice cook and addict. Bradley pulled most of his teeth out of his head with a pair of pliers when he was high. Ethan became addicted to the drug after just one hit — and before long, was trying to bust down the door of [read more]

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    Blake Lively is a magical pregnancy unicorn.

      Okay, so she only announced that she was pregnant two weeks ago, but already Blake Lively is all over this maternity fashion business like like a very photogenic case of nappy rash. In an outfit we seriously doubt ever seeing Kate Middleton wearing (more’s the pity), the 27-year-old actress wife of Ryan Reynolds appeared on the red carpet of the [read more]

  • Subtle.

    These men are turned on by period sex. (NSFW, obviously.)

              By ROSIE WATERLAND I once very briefly dated a guy who asked if he could go down on me when I had my period. When I say we dated ‘very briefly’, I mean I sprinted out of his bedroom/his life as soon as he made his menstrual request. It totally threw [read more]

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    This man just realised he’s been pooping wrong his entire life.

            A man sent shockwaves to the furthest corners of the internet today, after bravely admitting that his life up until this point has been nothing but a confusing bowl of porcelain lies. The man has pooping wrong his entire life. And he only realised this week. JayDogSmith (a clever pseudonym designed to [read more]

  • Monica Lewinsky says she loved Bill Clinton.

    Monica Lewinsky just gave her first-ever public speech to a room full of powerful people.

                When your entire adult life has been defined by an ill-advised affair you had when you were 22, you are in a unique position to talk about what it’s like to have a reputation trashed by strangers. Monica Lewinsky, only best known for her affair with former US President Bill Clinton, yesterday stood to address 1000 [read more]

  • boy on phone

    The little boy who fell in love with a phone.

              By BERN MORLEY You don’t need be the parent of a child with autism to identify with the story I am about to share with you. It is less about a young boy’s relationship with an inanimate object and more about the beauty to be found in discovering someone who [read more]

  • LawsonILoveYou

    Someone in the Big Brother house said the ‘L word’ last night.

      NAUGHTY, NAUGHTY HOUSEMATES. Big Brother contestants Cat and Lawson said ‘I love you’ to each other last night, while Lawson’s girlfriend of five years probably cried on the couch at home. At least they tried to whisper it… but they forgot about the microphones. Watch this video, and throw popcorn at them: This is the Big Brother love [read more]

  • How to get the most out of your superannuation

    Female? Want to retire with any money at all? Great. Read this.

              By LISA MITCHELL I loved visiting my grandmother when I was a little girl. She always gave us the biggest hugs, she cooked the best veal schnitzel I’ve ever tasted in my life and she always gave us $5 for no reason whatsoever. Not that I ever expected it or [read more]

  • hair preparation

    Spring is upon us. It’s time to get your hair sorted.

            By JACQUI PORTER   Well ladies, the spring racing calendar is almost upon us which only means one thing (well, It kinda means a few things to horses, jockeys and racing enthusiasts, but I digress). To most women, it means parties and lookin’ pretty. Yes Ma’am. With so many events coming [read more]

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    Breaking: Oscar de la Renta has reportedly died.

        Oscar de la Renta had died aged 82 years old, according to reports from ABC News in the US and other media. The iconic fashion designer — who has dressed everyone from First Ladies Clinton and Reagan to songstress Taylor Swift and, most recently, international barrister Amal Clooney — was diagnosed with cancer [read more]

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    When Blake was proposing to Sam, Louise already knew he loved her.

    They tried to keep it secret. They failed. Blake Garvey and his second-runner-up-now-girlfriend Louise Pillidge told the world everything about their forever love in an interview with The Project’s Carrie Bickmore tonight.   And because we know you’ve been waiting all day for this moment, we’ll just cut to the chase. On whether Bachelor Blake would tell [read more]

  • OscarFB

    It was Oscar de la Renta’s final high-profile gown, and now you can own it too.

      Amal Alamuddin’s wedding dress may be the one of the last bridal dresses that Oscar de la Renta designed, and now you can buy it. We found out this morning that the famous designer reportedly died on Monday night at age 82. Oscar, who has dressed everyone from Hilary Clinton to Angelina Jolie, was the chosen designer [read more]

  • gough whitlam achievements

    Gough Whitlam has died aged 98.

      Former Prime Minister Gough Whitlam has died aged 98. “Our father, Gough Whitlam, has died this morning at the age of 98,” Mr Whitlam’s children Antony, Nicholas and Stephen Whitlam and Catherine Dovey said in a statement this morning. “A loving and generous father, he was a source of inspiration to us and our families and [read more]