• Sam Armytage dating

    Sam Armytage says some true things about dating.

              Sam Armytage would rather be at home with a good book than on a terrible date with a dickhead. YEAH GIRL. PREACH, ETC. The sensible TV presenter says that she’s ready to meet someone special, but she doesn’t really know where or when or how. And to be honest? She’s [read more]

  • Hayden Panettiere baby girl

    Tiny, famous actress just announced the sex of her baby.

      25-year-old pixie/actress Hayden Patisserie Paneteriererere Panettiere is pregnant. We know that a) Because she told everyone and b) Because she just turned up to the Emmys in disguise as a human disco ball, with her left hand resting gently on her abdomen, which is the international celebrity symbol for “I’ve got a baby human in [read more]

  • Meaghan Kausman 3

    Bravo. Australian model takes a stand against photoshop in the best way possible.

      Australian model Meaghan Kausman has taken a stand against photoshop in the best way possible. The Aussie model and student recently did a campaign wearing the brand Fella Swim. But when the brand uploaded a photoshopped image to their Instagram account – that showed Meaghan looking like a size 4, instead of a size [read more]

  • chopping-board-kid

    See this little boy react to the worst birthday present of all time.

        This kid’s parents thought they had a genius prank idea: On his birthday, they decided to give him a wooden chopping board as his ‘only’ present, to see how he would react. They were expecting tears. They were expecting confusion. They were at least expecting a forced smile. They weren’t expecting him to [read more]

  • I could not work that puzzle out.

    ‘In The Night Garden’ is some messed up shit.

              By ROSIE WATERLAND There is no eloquent way to put this: ‘In The Night Garden’ is some messed up shit. I recently watched an episode of this horrifying spectacle of nightmares and it left me profoundly disturbed. That this is one of the most popular children’s shows on television is [read more]

  • Jaiden has bleeding on his brain.

    Tuesday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Coward’s punch leaves teenager in coma     Police are searching for the attackers behind a “coward’s punch” that has left a teenage boy fighting for his life after an out-of-control party in Bayswater in Melbourne on the weekend. The 15-year-old boy, Jaiden, was walking away from the party when he was hit. Jaiden [read more]

  • passengers

    Can’t wait to turn your phone back on after a long flight? Here’s some good news.

              If you’re the sort of traveller who’s always itching to switch your mobile back on after a long flight, here’s some good news. Passengers on Qantas and Virgin flights will be able to keep their electronic devices powered on in-flight — from take-off to touchdown. The new rules apply to all domestic [read more]

  • The toddler is now having nightmares.

    This 2 y/o was brutally attacked in a gym creche by another child.

      By SHAUNA ANDERSON   “It’s only for an hour”, you say to yourself, and your child squeals with delight when you leave her. You assume she is safe, enjoying the brief playtime before you both get on with your day. You assume that it will be just like every other day – a non-event. Imagine [read more]

  • wyatt neumann 3

    The adorable photos of a toddler that were labelled as “pornographic”.

      By SHAUNA ANDERSON A dark haired olive skinned two-year old girl with an impish grin wiggles her toes delightedly as she squirms in front of the camera. Her daisy print knickers stretch across her ankles and her wavy hair blows in the breeze. She’s laughing delightedly, posing for the camera without a trace of [read more]

  • best VMA moments 2014

    The only 11 moments from the VMAs you need to watch.

    The MTV Video Music Awards. A magical evening where celebrities wear less and misbehave more. Like this moment from last year, between a famous teenager and a filthy man singer: Today, while you were working, the famous singing people of the world gathered together once more for this momentous occasion. Many of them left their pants at home. [read more]

  • grandma-profile

    This nana has lots of questions for her lesbian granddaughter. LOTS of questions.

          This grandma just found out that: a) homosexuality is a thing that exists and b) her granddaughter is in a homosexual relationship So you can imagine, given the bombshells dropping all over the place, that this particular grandma is a little overwhelmed with curiosity about how this whole same-sex thing even works. She has many, [read more]

  • sex

    7 questions for the “scientists” who linked sex before marriage to happiness.

          By ALISSA WARREN I’d like to suggest you take a seat. Because if you’ve had relations with a person who is not your husband, then you’re in for some very bad news. You see, if you’ve slept with more than one man? Your marriage is actually doomed. No, no. Please stop protesting. [read more]

  • nail polish

    The nail polish that knows if your drink has been spiked

    Vomiting, blackouts, dizziness and even death – having your drink spiked is a horrific experience, even if you are with friends who can make sure you get home safely. It’s also horrifically common – especially if you’re under 24, which more than 50% of drink spiking victims are.  First hand encounters with drink spiking, and [read more]

  • finding out a baby's gener

    Police called his home a ‘baby factory’. He said he wanted a large family.

        It’s a case as bizarre as it is creepy. A man who fathered 16 surrogate children is being investigated after police uncovered a so-called ‘baby factory’ at his apartment — but he insists he’s innocent and simply wanted a large family. A raid of 24-year-old Japanese businessman Mitsutoki Shigeta’s Bangkok apartment earlier uncovered nine babies, The Guardian reports. Thai police say the infants were found [read more]

  • things you do for your children

    Dear parents, stop calling your kids “special”.

            If you’re forever telling your children they’re special and enrolling them in ‘improving’ after-school classes, a leading education expert has bad news for you. Teacher and author David McCullough says “snowplough parenting” makes children “anxious, dependent (and) narcissistic”, as The Australian reports. In his new book You Are Not Special, McCullough says the parents who fill their kids’ [read more]

  • facebook logo 2

    Downloaded the Facebook messenger app? There’s something you need to know.

      By MICHAEL COWLING The recent furore about the Facebook Messenger app has unearthed an interesting question: how far are we willing to allow our privacy to be pushed for our social connections? In the case of the Facebook Messenger app, the answer appears to be: “Not as far as Facebook thinks.” For those who [read more]

  • funny family photo fails

    Family portrait perfectly captures what 10 years and 3 kids really looks like.

        Warning: If you have been with your significant other for an extended period, and have children who like destroying your house and your sanity, the following picture could be a bit, um, too real. Reddit user Trapiezist has been married to his wife for ten years. He posted the following image on the [read more]

  • Taylor Swift VMA outfit

    Taylor Swift left an essential piece of clothing at home when she went to the VMAs.

      Taylor Swift has just arrived at the Video Music Awards (AKA The VMAs, AKA The Event Miley Cyrus Twerked At Last Year). And her outfit is basically a one-woman tutorial on how to leave your pants at home and do it amazingly: And from another angle so you can properly appreciate the look. We [read more]

  • Sonia.

    Age has nothing to do with being a great parent.

        By REBECCA SPARROW Oh shut up. That’s what I feel like saying today. Shut up. Shut your cake holes. Stop talking. You see last night Channel Nine’s Sonia Kruger made an announcement that none of us saw coming. She tweeted the following: I read that announcement and fell off my chair. And then [read more]

  • Laura Bushney alleges she was sexually assaulted mid-flight on Malaysia Airlines

    Aussie woman films sexual assault on Malaysia Airlines.

    By SHAUNA ANDERSON  Warning: This post deals with sexual assault and may be distressing for some readers.     For 26-year-old Perth woman Laura Bushney, flying with Malaysia Airlines just weeks after the crash of MH17 and just months after the disappearance of MH370 was an experience filled with anxiety. What she never expected was [read more]

  • Simon and Shannon

    The Block contestant reveals he was hospitalised.

          A massive 7-kilo weight loss during the filming of The Block: Glasshouse left Simon Voss hospitalised once filming had finished. Along with his brother, Shannon, 35, the pair both lost seven kilos due to the relentless hours and manual labour put into the competition. “The day I finished I fell sick for two weeks. [read more]

  • sonia kruger mornings

    Without one of her girlfriends, Sonia Kruger wouldn’t be pregnant.

            UPDATE: Sonia Kruger has announced the gender of her baby on A Current Affair. Sonia Kruger appeared on A Current Affair this evening, to talk to Leila McKinnon about having a baby at 49. But the most exciting thing we’ve found out so far… is that Sonia is having a baby girl. [read more]

  • Nat. Not a fan of clay.

    “Dear Car Pulled Up Next To Me, there’s something you need to know.”

          BY NAT HAWK Dear Car Pulled Up Next To Me, There’s something about me that you need to know. When it comes to men, I don’t have a type. I’ve dated them all. Light-haired or dark-haired, tanned or pale, Australian or foreign, built or slim – it doesn’t matter. I dated the [read more]

  • how to help a friend through bad times

    The best friends are the ones who make you feel loved even at the darkest times.

          By NATALIA HAWK We’ve all experienced at least one of them. Those earth-shattering moments that turn your world upside down in less time than it takes to say, “hey, that was unexpected.” Sometimes, the changes that come from these moments are good. And at other times, they’re bad. The kind of bad [read more]

  • formula fed babies

    “What the experts didn’t tell me about formula.”

              By DAVID VALDES GREENWOOD From 2005 to 2006, the first year of my daughter’s life, I was warned repeatedly that being a formula-fed child would diminish my gal’s entire future, making her fat, slothlike, dim, equipped with an immune system that practically summoned infection, and unattached emotionally to her parents. [read more]

  • Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary

    Monday’s news in under 5 minutes.

    1. Authorities identify the suspect responsible for James Foley’s murder.     British counterterrorism police  have identified the man thought to be responsible for the murder of US journalist James Foley. Abdel-Ma, a 23-year old hip-hop artist from London, is the key suspect, The Sunday Times reports. Earlier this month Abdel-Majed Abdel Bary was seen in a [read more]

  • Stacy Keibler baby

    Lovely news for George Clooney’s ex-girlfriend.

      Stacey Keibler – the ex-wrestler turned TV presenter whose most famous accomplishment was dating George Clooney for a while — has had a baby. 34-year-old Keibler and her husband Jared Pobre have welcomed a baby girl into the world. This is what they look like as a happy couple snuggling, in case you need [read more]

  • Video thumbnail for youtube video cardboard stories homeless video - Mamamia

    This moving video reveals who homeless people really are.

      When we see homeless people on the street, many of us make assumptions about what kind of person they are. Even if those assumptions are entirely subconscious, they might still be there. Slacker. Alcoholic. Drug Addict. But despite those subconscious assumptions, you can never know what that person’s story might be – as shown [read more]

  • ALS ice bucket challenge

    Local news reporter perfectly refuses to dump a bucket of ice on his head.

      Lincoln Humphries is a sports reporter at WIN News on Queensland’s Sunshine Coast. He – like a lot of people in the past few weeks – was nominated to do the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. He – also like a lot of people – could see how that seriously wasn’t the best use of his [read more]

  • Is the spooning really worth the lost sleep?

    ‘My husband and I love each other. We just can’t share a bed.’

        Hollywood director Baz Luhrmann, 52,  and his Oscar winning designer wife, Catherine Martin, 49, don’t share a bed. The designer/director duo have been married for 17 years, have two children and keep separate bedrooms. In an interview with the Daily Mail this week, Lurhmann said both he and Martin “need space.” “We are surrounded [read more]