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How 'clean eating' can make you sick

Extreme clean diets and an obsession with physical perfection are ruining lives.

Man fired after vile Facebook post
Man fired after vile Facebook post

High-profile columnist shares unbelievable torrent of vile sexist abuse she has received since a man was spectacularly fired…

How to #BreakUpIn5Words
How to #BreakUpIn5Words

Twitter users go mad for pithy break-up lines.

Children beware of Santa's scary helper
Children beware of Santa's scary helper

Punishment from Krampus is quite severe; if you're really naughty, he'll drag you into hell.

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Watch: Baby elephant's adorable struggle
Watch: Baby elephant's adorable struggle

A midweek reminder that uphill battles can be overcome.

Are you 'addicted' to your phone?

How often do you look at your phone? Check out the apps that keep your screen time in check.

Harry: I hated Eton, wanted to be bad

Prince Harry revealed yesterday he had hated Eton and that he "wanted to be the bad boy" as he visited a Cape Town youth…

Brains aren't male or female

A new study reveals brains don't really fit into the categories of "male" or "female".

The 'Angelina Jolie' gene's link to Alzheimer's
The 'Angelina Jolie' gene's link to Alzheimer's

How Angelina's breast cancer gene could help fight Alzheimer's.

Polly Gillespie: Supermodels, Sephora & sadness in Sydney

Polly takes a rainy trip to Sydney where she encounters supermodels, a sold out Sephora and sad memories of Sydney's terror…

Facebook at bedtime hits grades

A study has found teenagers who use websites such as Facebook within 30 minutes of bedtime tend to perform worse than their…

Flat white and furry friend

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Mouse head found in McDonald's burger

McDonald's Mexico says it will prosecute whoever planted a rodent's head in one of its hamburgers.

Endangered monkey arrives at Wellington Zoo
Endangered monkey arrives at Wellington Zoo

A rare golden lion tamarin has arrived at the capital's zoo, with keepers hoping the newcomer will settle…

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Opinion: Don't sweat the small stuff

There is a tremendous quote attributed to the late…

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The definition of adulthood

I'm certain that the definition of adulthood is experiencing…

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Jill Goldson: Is it possible to have no regrets?

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Lee Suckling Lee Suckling

Gay marriage legal, but is it accepted?

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Your health: Plant medicine for a better sleep

Hi Sandra, I have trouble sleeping. I don't want to…

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Polly Gillespie: Why I hate change

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Father's days

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Environment change

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