• Sophie Monk foot

    The mysterious illness that’s trapped Sophie Monk in Dubai.

          Sophie Monk is having some serious dramas in Dubai. The 2 Day FM radio host has had to prolong her stay because her ankle has swollen up “like an elephant”. Her co-hosts Jules Lund and Merrick Watts called her on air expecting to laugh at her situation, but it took a sad [read more]

  • The newborn baby was taken from the locked maternity ward.

    Monday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Newborn baby taken from  hospital       The mother of a newborn baby stolen from her cot in the maternity wing of a hospital says she does not have any hard feelings towards her baby’s kidnappers. Elsje Pretorius’s five-day-old baby girl was sleeping when Elsje stepped into the shower in the Middlemore Hospital, [read more]

  • The case has been called pure neglect.

    He was 80kg when he died. He was 10 yrs old. He never stood a chance.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON       He weighed more than twice the average weight for a 10-year old boy. His mother couldn’t even make her bed without a hit of ice. This 10-year old boy never stood a chance. In yet another heartbreaking example of how chronically our system fails many children an innocent 10-year [read more]

  • ocsoberer

    Giving up alcohol doesn’t have to be hard.

            By KATE WEBBER I love booze. I love it in all its forms. I love beer, cider, scotch, good vodka, better gin, bourbon cocktails, quality rum, bad rum (I am a Queenslander, after all), tequila, but most of all, wine. I actually can’t imagine a world without wine; it doesn’t bear [read more]

  • Rob Mills

    Right about now, Rob Mills is REALLY wishing he hadn’t posted this picture.

            Actor and former Australian Idol contestant Rob Mills has apologised after posting what is being described as an ‘indecent picture’ on social media.  The singer and star of Grease The Musical took to social networks Twitter and Instagram to share his excitement after the Hawks’ Grand Final win yesterday afternoon. He shared an [read more]

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    “Why I’d never be with a man who always pays the bill.”

        By HELEN BARCHAM A few weeks ago I went on a date with a charming man I met on Tinder. The date went splendidly—he chewed with his mouth shut, was kind enough to share his duck breast, and conversation was as organic as the quail egg we had for starters. Then came the [read more]

  • Maggie and Karen.

    When a pair of jeans can change a life.

              By LAURA HAMPSON It’s a fashion line that’s worth some hype. Downs Designs produces jeans, pants and shirts that cater to the needs and unique body shapes of people with Down syndrome. And it exists because a Kickstarter campaign raised nearly five times its original target. American grandmother Karen Bowersox [read more]

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    That time a pro-life campaign hijacked the AFL Grand Final.

    Something that happened on Facebook yesterday made us long for a time when crusty old bigots didn’t know how to use the Internet and were wary of its mysterious white-magical powers. It made us almost nostalgic for when their idea of activism was a pitiful rain dance at the Sydney Gay And Lesbian Mardi Gras’ starting line. It made [read more]

  • COSMO SEX POSITIONS RECREATED

    Most unlikley Cosmo sex positions recreated. In public.

      Warning: The following article shows sex positions. Attempted sex positions, at least. Now, THIS is brilliant. Have you ever read a Cosmopolitan magazine and stumbled across a bunch of sex positions? Usually titled something like ‘Sex Positions To Make You Go Wow and Meow’, etc? And have you ever thought: THERE IS NO WAY I COULD [read more]

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    Amal Alamuddin is officially married to a guy called George. You might have heard of him?

            UPDATE: Well, it’s happened. George Clooney is officially, 100 per cent married, people. The actor’s representative, Stan Rosenfield, broke the news in a statement this morning confirming Clooney’s marriage to human rights lawyer Amal Alamuddin. It read: “George Clooney and Amal Alamuddin were married today (September 27) in a private ceremony”. [read more]

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    The 29 baby names everyone will judge you for choosing.

      Deciding on your kid’s name is right up there with one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make. Mostly because it’s such a huge commitment. Let us reiterate that. A HUGE commitment. It is a name your kid will live with for the rest of their life, and you’ll be saying several times [read more]

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    Hero, Shocker and Whinger of the Week.

      Welcome to Hero, Shocker and Whinger of the Week! This week, we realised that the entire superinfo highway was focused on one particular multimillion-dollar evil corporation: Disney. So, we decided to give out our awards exclusively to the stories related to the House of Mouse that have made us cheer, gasp and roll our eyes [read more]

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    Voulez Vous: Annie Everingham. The woman who knows how to work colour.

      By ELISSA RATLIFF Experimenting with colour is always going to be tricky. Most people learn this in primary school art class after a failed attempt of a rainbow goes wrong. But there are some who just get it, who understand what goes with what. Designer meets artist Annie Everingham is one of those people, [read more]

  • julie bishop at the un

    Sunday’s news in 5 minutes.

    Australia ‘days away’ from making a decision about Military involvement in Iraq Foreign Minister Julie Bishop has said that a decision on Australia’s military involvement in Iraq will be made within days, following the first US led airstrikes on Islamic State. Prime Minister Tony Abbott, who returned to Canberra this morning, after a week at [read more]

  • Bill and Hillary Clinton holding Chelsea

    Bill and Hillary Clinton release first pictures holding their grandchild.

    UPDATE: Proud new grandparents, Bill and Hillary Clinton, have taken to Twitter to share pics of the first time they laid eyes on their new grandaughter. The whole family looks absolutely besotted with their latest addition, Charlotte Clinton Mezvinsky. Take a look below: .@BillClinton and I are over the moon to be grandparents! One of [read more]

  • Casey Veal and Zayden Veal

    I sat through the trial of my baby’s killer.

              By CASEY VEAL In April this year, a Supreme Court jury in Victoria found 19-year-old Harley Hicks guilty of entering the home of Casey Veal at Long Gully in Victoria in the early hours of June 15, 2012, and beating her son Zayden to death with a makeshift baton. Hicks [read more]

  • Andrea with

    She was told she would never walk properly again. Now she’s a World Champion.

                By NATALIA HAWK Andrea Wheatley is a 37-year-old osteopath from Victoria. She’s also a world champion in Filipino stick-fighting. Yes, you read that correctly. During the day, Andrea works at a clinic; in the mornings, and in the evenings, she trains in the traditional martial art of the Philippines, [read more]

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    So THAT’S why getting a tattoo really, really hurts.

    Whether you’re a fan of tattoos or not, this video from Smarter Every Day is pretty freaking amazing. Host Destin wanted to get a clearer picture of how the tattooing process works, so he got himself a very fancy micro camera and filmed some EXTREME close-up footage of some brave guy getting inked. It’s pretty [read more]

  • frozen costumes for adults

    Em Rusciano: Stop moaning about sexed-up Frozen costumes, wowsers.

    By EM RUSCIANO It will come as no surprise to some of you that I take costuming very seriously. I may struggle with most other aspects of parenting (and, indeed, living) but if me or my children are in need of a themed outfit, I’ve got that shit covered. So you can imagine my joy [read more]

  • australian terror threat

    “Dear Prime Minister, My brother was killed by terrorists, and this is what I want you to know.”

              By GEORGIA LYSAGHT Dear Mr Abbott, My brother, Scott Lysaght, was killed in the 2002 Bali Bombing at the Sari Club. As you can imagine, our family – his wife, my mother and father, my sister, and I were all devastated. You too have experienced first hand the impact of [read more]

  • Rachel's brother and his husband.

    5 arguments against gay marriage – and why they are bullsh*t.

            By RACHEL WALD My kind, clever, funny, witty, generous, amazing brother got married recently.  His partner is absolutely beautiful in every way and we could not be more thrilled.  They are a perfect match. My brother has never been happier. And there isn’t a bride in sight. I have a new [read more]

  • having a daughter changes a man

    10 things no one ever told me about having a daughter.

              By BRET SPEARS Average people have a habit of turning into wild soothsayers when they find out you’re expecting. In my case, volumes of predictions were given about what being a father would be like or how it might feel. Here are some things that no one prepared me for. If [read more]

  • anna james

    “A man taking a dump on my doorstep was the sign I’d been waiting for, Sydney.”

              By ANNA JAMES It’s the opinion that makes me a very unpopular dinner party guest: Sydney is no longer liveable. I’m moving back to Brisbane. My friends are appalled. This conclusion was formed the moment a man took a dump on the front step of my Darlinghurst home, at 9am [read more]

  • The Islamic school 'intruder'  has been charged.

    Saturday’s news in less than two minutes.

    1. Amnesty International condemns the Australian government’s plan to settle refugees in Cambodia. Immigration minister Scott Morrison yesterday signed a memorandum of understanding which would allow refugees in detention on Nauru to settle in Cambodia. However, a spokesman for Amnesty International has called the move “deplorable.” “In January the Australian Government condemned Cambodia’s human rights [read more]

  • Iphone-5s-black

    Samsung’s perfect response to iPhone bend gate.

        By MATILDA RUDD Much excitement always surrounds the release of a new Apple product. This was no exception when last weekend the much anticipated iPhone 6 and its slightly larger twin the iPhone 6 Plus was placed on the market. So when it was discovered that the new iPhone’s aluminium build was bending [read more]

  • stressed

    Quiz: What kind of stress-head are you?

                  By NAT HAWK Life is full of the moments that make all of us stressed, uncomfortable and… well… sweaty. Some of us are, of course, better at handling these moments than others. So I’ve put together this fun little quiz to determine exactly what kind of person you [read more]

  • toddler room

    How to upgrade your toddler’s room from nursery to “big kid” bedroom.

                By BERN MORLEY The first year of motherhood is a roller coaster ride of unending adjustments and learning experiences. We all focus so much on getting the baby home to the perfect nursery that little to no thought goes into the next phase, the almighty Toddler stage. I remember [read more]

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    Rosie Reviews: Bachie is not allowed to keep all of his girlfriends. Cries at the injustice.

          By ROSIE WATERLAND Oh my glob, you guys. THREE FREAKING EPISODES TO GO. And of course, because we’ve been waiting for it for so long, the editors have chosen to open tonight’s ep with a Bachie-Thinking SUPERCUT. He’s running and thinking. He’s swimming and thinking. He’s shirtless and thinking. He’s Bachie. And [read more]

  • Bern with her son Jack.

    Why terror won’t keep my family away from the Grand Final today.

              By BERN MORLEY This coming Saturday, we, as a family, are going to the AFL Grand Final here in Melbourne. Approximately 100,000 people will attend the game with even more set to come along to the free after-concert. My 7-year-old is particularly excited about this, as his team is in the top [read more]

  • fat girl suit

    She put on a fat suit – and went on a bunch of Tinder dates.

      Men have one big fear when it comes to online dating. And no, they’re not worried about their safety or their privacy. They’re worried that the woman they meet up with might be fatter than originally expected. Youtube channel Simple Pickup decided to find out just how shallow men can be when it comes [read more]

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