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Tinder user's bizarre quiz

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The secret to picking out the perfect gift
The secret to picking out the perfect gift

When it comes to the minefield of buying gifts, common sense dictates it's best to give something the other person will…

Has Prince Harry acquired a taste for brunettes?
Has Prince Harry acquired a taste for brunettes?

Prince Harry has enjoyed lengthy relationships with blonde-haired Chelsy Davy and Cressida Bonas, but has he now acquired…

The science of kissing
The science of kissing

Sheril Kirshenbaum, the author of The Science of Kissing, takes us on a romantic trip through history and around the world…

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What happened to common courtesy?
What happened to common courtesy?

I saw a pregnant lady on the bus offer her seat to an elderly lady. Meanwhile, college teenagers were…

How wasps can give you a heart attack

Many people dread being stung by a wasp, but the consequences could be more serious for older people than just the pain.

Heart attacks hurt women more than men

Scientists say that the findings could be linked to a difference in the quality of care patients receive.

The best job in the world ... by a nose

They could have the best job in the world. Dr Rowald Hepp and Simon Nunns are among 13 experts tasting 120 wines each over…

video New World Wine Awards
New World Wine Awards

Dr Rowald Hepp, from Germany and Simon Nunns from Coopers Creek Vineyard in Kumeu are among 13 experts…

Test could predict breast cancer nine years before it strikes

The findings of a new study could be used to help stop women from developing breast cancer at all, British researchers say…

Intimate pregnant portraits reveal all

"I cried and threw up when I saw the positive pregnancy test - my life literally flashed before my eyes and I cried like…

Expensive 'anti-ageing' creams could harm young skin - study

Eating, or applying large amounts of, antioxidants might damage skin in young people as free radicals are needed to keep…

What it's like to be transgender in NZ

Whangarei transgender woman and human-rights advocate Melanie Payne talks with Lindy Laird about coming out, feeling absolutely…

Watch: Powerful bed invented to get you up in the morning
Watch: Powerful bed invented to get you up in the morning

A British "garage inventor / video maker" believes he has solved the age-old problem of getting out…

Young dads more likely to die early

Men who become fathers before they are 25 have a greater risk of dying in middle age than those who delay having children…

Man finds meth in his milkshake

A man is suing an In-N-Out burger restaurant in California for allegedly spiking his milkshake with methamphetamines.

Don't ignore picky eaters

Picky eating in small children may be a sign of serious mental problems that should not be ignored, say experts.

Why women freeze in office air-con

Many women have thought it for years but now scientists have confirmed females are at risk of being over-chilled by office…

Young mums struggle to find support
Young mums struggle to find support

Teenaged and non-European mothers take longer to find a midwife than older, European mums, new research…

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