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Chicken nuggets just 37% real deal
Chicken nuggets just 37% real deal

I've looked at chicken nuggets before but never have I seen a packet which contains so little chicken.

Why are we obsessed with the super-rich?

You'd have thought that we would have got over our fascination with the wealthy. But we haven't.

Paul Thomas: Ashley Madison hack leaves no stomach unchurned

When is hacking good, and when is it bad? The Ashley Madison leak offers a curly conundrum, writes Paul Thomas.

Shelley Bridgeman: How much of the hype about the property market is true?

Shelley Bridgeman recently sold her house. The sale would not enter local folklore for the price it attracted, making her…

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Turning the tables on a toxic culture Turning the tables on a toxic culture

Melinda Tankard Reist spends a fair bit of time in…

Why women are more likely to initiate divorce Why women are more likely to initiate divorce

Heightened expectations can leave women feeling worse…

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What is a Stromo?
What is a Stromo?

He's in your gym, he's in your office, he's on K'Road at Family on a Saturday night. He is the new metrosexual, writes Lee…

Why I leave without saying goodbye
Why I leave without saying goodbye

The Irish Exit. The strategic, covert, and abrupt moment when you're at a social gathering and decide to say goodbye to…

Can I pinch my neighbour's lemons?
Can I pinch my neighbour's lemons?

My neighbour has a huge lemon tree in their garden. They never use the fruit. Is it acceptable for me to grab a few without…

5 more ways to calm down
5 more ways to calm down

Last week I shared five quick circuit-breakers to use when you are feeling stressed out and overwhelmed they were: 1 …

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Young women seek sexploits free of shame - it's a brave new world

Young women seek sexploits free of shame - it's a brave new world

It used to be that young women who had a lot of sex were "sluts", writes Verity Johnson. So what's changed?

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What's in these colourful doughnuts?

What's in these colourful doughnuts?

Two conflicting ingredients labels on these doughnuts leaves a bad taste in Wendyl Nissen's mouth.

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I used Ashley Madison, now what?

I used Ashley Madison, now what?

If you've ever used it - or you're worried your spouse might have - read on for our advice on dealing with this most intimate of criminal hacks.

Seven warning signs you're in a dangerous relationship

Seven warning signs you're in a dangerous relationship

Abuse is possible anywhere, so learn the warning signals and be honest with yourself and your loved ones. Here's what you should be watching out for.

Comment: Things I hate about plates

Comment: Things I hate about plates

There are few traditions more likely to put me off an event than a request to bring a plate, writes Shelley Bridgeman.

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Rhonwyn Newson: My C-section left me feeling ripped off

Rhonwyn Newson: My C-section left me feeling ripped off

My labour and birth didn't go according to plan and I've always felt cheated for having to have a C-section, admits Rhonwyn Newson.

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Jill Goldson: Why men and women deal differently with being dumped

Jill Goldson: Why men and women deal differently with being dumped

The end of a loving relationship is akin to coming off an addictive drug, and male and female coping mechanisms do often appear to follow slightly different paths, explains Jill Goldson.

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Modern Etiquette: What happens if I rip a dress trying it on?

Modern Etiquette: What happens if I rip a dress trying it on?

"I accidentally snagged a dress when I tried it on in a store. Is it acceptable to ask for a discount? Do I mention that I was the one who tore it?"

5 quick ways to calm down

5 quick ways to calm down

I have 10 quick circuit-breakers for you for when you are feeling stressed out and overwhelmed. Five this week, five next week. Pick one or more of these to press pause on an impending freak-out: 1: Stop and breathe …

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Do male/female friendships really work?

Do male/female friendships really work?

Male and female friendships are like Jetstar; however many people say they're awesome, the general public still aren't convinced.

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