Hough 'blacked out' during proposal
Hough 'blacked out' during proposal

Footloose star Julianne Hough was so stunned when her boyfriend proposed on their balcony at sunset she "blacked out". Ice…

Beware men who never get over first love
Beware men who never get over first love

Wise women know you can fight present danger - but life-long obsessions are in a different league, writes Rowan Pelling.

Robin Wright calls time on relationship
Robin Wright calls time on relationship

Robin Wright and Ben Foster have reportedly called off their engagement for a second time.

Kiwi guys still active on Ashley Madison
Kiwi guys still active on Ashley Madison

After two weeks of hacks, you'd think people would lay off the site. Not quite. Plenty of Kiwi men are still active on Ashley…

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Is psychological research always true?
Is psychological research always true?

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

Bar review: Merchant Bar & Kitchen

First drinks were two randomly picked cocktail jars from the menu. The bartender gave us a number and instructed us to…

'Reverse praying': The latest trend

A new body challenge has emerged in China following the popularity of previous contortion tests, with the latest relying…

The rise of the Pinterest Bride

In the Pinterest age, brides toss old ethnic wedding traditions in favour of something new and clash with traditions.

Who's topped the Best Dressed list?
Who's topped the Best Dressed list?

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

Tips for a healthy work lunch

Whether you work five days a week or running errands, bringing your lunch has big advantages over eating out or picking…

An egg a day is now okay

A breakfast treat once thought to be bad for your health has now been shown be part of a healthy, well-balanced diet.

Mum's death 'completely avoidable'

Twenty-four-year-old woman dies from cervical cancer after being denied a smear test because she was too young.

Distance runners, embrace the fartlek

A fartlek is a system of training for distance runners in which the terrain and pace are continually varied to eliminate…

Why sexting is healthy
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

'You think like turquoise or that periwinkle?' Dad's amusing exchange with a stranger about paint for his daughter's room…

Why parents don't immunise their kids

Some parents are putting off or ditching plans to immunise children after discouraging information, a study shows.

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
Gruesome moment a snake regurgitates five birds

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

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