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Midwife called me vaccination 'sheep' Midwife called me vaccination 'sheep'

It's easy to dismiss online crusaders, but what happens…

The seven dangers of car parks The seven dangers of car parks

Public car-parks can be dangerous places, writes Shelley…

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US man sent Kiwi girl, 9, sex photos
US man sent Kiwi girl, 9, sex photos

A 9-year-old New Zealand girl was sent sexually explicit photographs of a Florida man whom she had been chatting with on…

What do I do with the ring from my first marriage?
What do I do with the ring from my first marriage?

I've still got my wedding ring from my first marriage and have since remarried. What should I do with it?

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.

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'Put Barbie back in her box'
'Put Barbie back in her box'

A Professor of Experimental Physics believes the wrong toys are holding back girls who might otherwise…

Rich and sad? You have affluenza

Even multibillionaire video game creators get wealth fatigue, says Jonathan Wells.

Laundry balls and soap nuts not up to scratch

Eco-friendly laundry balls and soap nuts have been put to the test - and the results are hardly better than using plain…

Five things to do with Dad this Father's Day

Father's Day is on Sunday and if you haven't already arranged something, fret not! Here are five great ideas to celebrate…

Why most farm kids are allergy-free
Why most farm kids are allergy-free

Research shows that people who grow up on farms have way fewer allergy and asthma problems than the…

Peanut butter baby goes viral

Despite being over a decade old, this cute video of a sisterly peanut butter prank has gone viral.

Millennials are 'self-absorbed and wasteful'

Even millennials, generally defined as being between the ages of 18 and 34, don't think much of their generation.

Proof your cat doesn't love you

Researchers find that cats, unlike dogs, do not need humans to feel protected, preferring to look after themselves.

How nurse became father to orphan

The remarkable story of how a young male nurse adopted a newborn baby whose mum had died of Ebola.

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…

video Queen Elizabeth II to become longest reigning monarch

She only became queen by a twist of fate but now, aged 89, Elizabeth II is about to become Britain's longest-serving monarch…

Can we trust psychological research?

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

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 body challenge

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
The rise of the Pinterest Bride

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

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