The dirty truth about wet wipes
The dirty truth about wet wipes

While wet wipes might be super handy, they're also not actually doing what they're meant to, according to research.

Can we trust psychological research?
Can we trust psychological research?

Almost three years ago, Nobel Prize- winning psychologist Daniel Kahneman penned an open letter to researchers working on…

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Bar review: Merchant Bar & Kitchen

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'Reverse praying': The latest body challenge
'Reverse praying': The latest body challenge

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Who's topped the Best Dressed list?

Glamour magazine has released it's Top 20 Best Dressed list.

Why sexting is healthy

Higher levels of sexting are accompanied by higher levels of sexual and relationship satisfaction.

Why e-cigarettes have their own toxic dangers

While many users perceive e-cigs as safer than traditional cigarettes, some of the flavorings that make them so enticing…

Dad's accidental text to stranger goes viral

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Why parents don't immunise their kids
Why parents don't immunise their kids

Some parents are putting off or ditching plans to immunise children after discouraging information…

Screen time bad for children's sleep

Sleep is an essential part of our development and wellbeing. It is important for learning and memory, emotions and behaviours…

Gruesome moment a snake regurgitates five birds

Warning: Contains graphic content. The stomach-churning footage of a large python expelling five whole birds.

video Raw: Gruesome moment a snake regurgitates five birds

WARNING: Contains footage that some may find disturbing. A large snake regurgitates five birds. Source: YouTube

Calories don't count - salt intake is linked to obesity

A high salt intake may be linked to obesity, regardless of how many calories are consumed, experts have suggested.

Work stress takes toll on longevity
Work stress takes toll on longevity

While women are still likely to live around four years longer on average, the adoption by many of stressful…

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