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…

Verity Johnson: Time to talk sexual consent
Verity Johnson: Time to talk sexual consent

There is a problem among young people, and probably everyone else, over what constitutes consent, writes Verity Johnson.

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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…

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.

Picky eating may point to mental illness

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…

Biggest reward we've heard of

An Auckland family offering $10,000 for the return of their "beautiful" pooch say they are not giving up, despite him being…

video Raw: Breakdancing police video goes viral in Thailand

A video of Thai police officers breakdancing has racked up more than a million views on YouTube. They performed the routine…

Being silly with kids makes them smarter

Taking time out to clown around helps youngsters to make friends and think more creatively, researchers say.

Women who turn their breast milk into jewellery

Rather than precious metals or gemstones, Suzanne's blue pendant with ivory tear shapes is, in fact, made from her own breast…

Kate Middleton crowned deep sea diving expert
Kate Middleton crowned deep sea diving expert

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge can add scuba diving to the list - as Kate has now equalled William's…

Jaw replacement from too much gum

"One minute I was laughing and chatting normally - the next, without any warning, my jaw was suddenly locked in an almost…

Alcohol through the eyeballs at new London bar

Alcohol enters the bloodstream mainly through the lungs but also the eyeballs. Guests are advised to "breathe responsibly."…

Stop fat-shaming my baby

My daughter has been called mushy, huge, enormous, gigantic, and a chunky monkey, among other things, writes Caroline Stanley…

Women lured by cheap implants

"You can save yourself money but you don't know what you're getting, how long they are going to last and what they're going…

Naomi to fight jail sentence
Naomi to fight jail sentence

The 45-year-old supermodel was convicted in her absence by a court in Sicily Friday. It's alleged to…

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Give jab rebels another job
Give jab rebels another job

It beggars belief that any nurses employed in public hospitals would be allowed to decline vaccinations against winter flu…

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