CATHERINE RODIE A new study has used data to claim that men are idiots.
Pineapples are certainly unusual looking – but to this dog, they're particularly alarming.
Rob Crilly Wealthy 'secret Santas' are popping up across the country and paying off toyshop bills to spread festive cheer and help struggling families.
LETITIA ROWLANDS They may seem like a great way to keep your family cool while having fun in the backyard over summer, but the Royal Life Saving Society Australia is warning parents about the dangers posed by portable swimming pools.
A Dutchman's attempt at a romantic wedding proposal was a smashing success, but not in the way he had hoped.
Hannah Shuckburgh Much to her surprise, Hannah Shuckburgh finds that being a stay-at-home mum is just her cup of tea.
Babyology It's officially time to get into the Christmas spirit. Why not branch out when you put up your tree this year and add a personal touch with a few DIY decorations? We've found the perfect easy-to-make ways to put more festive fever into your home.
One bright spark has risked electrocution by disconnecting a street light outside his house to add that extra twinkle to his Christmas light display.
LARISSA NICHOLSON A viral post doing the rounds says it will shore up your copyright if you post it. But does it work?
A woman claims she ate part of a dead mouse after biting into a rice paper roll she bought at a Woolworths store in Queensland.
Every good cook knows the mark of a great meal is how it looks cropped and filtered on your Instagram feed. OK, maybe not. But let's be real, you're going to take photos of this year's holiday spread, so it might as well look stellar.
AMITY DRY While finding out the sex of your baby does make nursery decorating a bit easier, there are still plenty of options for those who want a gender-neutral look.
EMMA KELLY Well known in his neighbourhood for his amazing Christmas displays, David Richards is lighting up Canberra for a good cause.
LIVIA GAMBLE Cleaning up its bad reputation, here are nine household items that are dirtier than your toilet - and how to clean them.
JODIE BENVENISTE How are children’s eating habits developed? How much control do we really have other them?
MARISSA CALLIGEROS A mum of six who fell into a sinkhole in a Melbourne backyard remains in hospital.
Siobhan Kent Today, on White Ribbon Day - and every other day - we're teaching our son to say no to violence against women.
Roberto A. Ferdman The world's biggest chocolate-maker says we're running out of chocolate.
LETITIA ROWLANDS Australian model Rhys Uhlich has hit out at Facebook after a photo of his young family in the bath was deemed inappropriate.
Mark Hawthorne One in every five dollars spent at supermarkets goes on cigarettes or junk food, according to industry data.
Richard Meadows Here are some tips for a stress-free holiday that embraces the true spirit of Christmas, with none of the greed, one-upmanship or outdated traditions.
DAVID MCCOWEN The announcement of a mass recall comes as Malaysian police investigate the death of pregnant woman in July.
DANIELLE COLLEY Ideally, you want to give food that isn’t expensive to make, isn't too difficult to create, and freezes well; stews, bakes, soups and pasta sauces are perfect.
Fred Barbash A study has shown that 17,000 US children swallowed brightly coloured pods, with many hospitalisations and one death.
Jillian Kumagai Here are 15 gadgets that will help make cooking more fun and not just some mindless chore.
Melanie Mahoney Families are being urged to do regular window and balcony safety checks following two events which saw children admitted to NSW hospitals after falling from windows.
Drew Harwell If you're wondering who would want to buy an internet-enabled washing machine, you're not alone.
Claire John If you had to leave your home in a hurry, what would you take? This mum thought she knew – until faced with the reality of a house fire.
Catherine Rodie The thing about emergency situations is that you can’t predict the circumstances. But it helps to have a plan in place.
JAMES ROBERTSON Kate Anderson had been waiting for nearly five hours. Two-month-old Isabelle was sick and getting worse.
Kathy Lette Men still do far less housework than women, with the old multi-tasking myth offered as an excuse.
LISA VISENTIN The Australian competition watchdog had demanded that pharmaceutical companies publicly declare the names of doctors who accept conference fees or speaker fees.
Emily Yoffe Many years ago I had a brief, passion-filled affair with a co-worker. I could now derail his political career. Should I?
BEAU DONELLY Supermarket giant Woolworths has pulled its range of "racist" and "offensive" singlets after a social media backlash.
Kirsty Needham Foster fathers and grandfathers are being barred from living with children for whom they are the primary carers after undergoing tough new child protection checks.
Melissa Jenkins Collection includes a large lifestyle range, featuring items like an umbrella ($99), outdoor serving tray ($30), and deck chair ($99).
Some of us have dirty laundry to air. Well, in the washing machine at least.
Babyology Handmade crafts to decorate and personalise your child's next birthday - from banners to cake decorations, we've got gorgeous party finds from Etsy.
Brett Graff New research proves that the ordering of children in school by surname will have very real effects in adulthood.
SUSAN WYNDHAM It's probably not what Annabel Crabb intended, but the lingering image from her new book is of her spoonfeeding her new baby with jellied breast-milk because she would not drink from a bottle.
Sue Mitchell The Australian bread market is worth around $4 billion a year - and a new price cut means it's war between the major labels and independent bakers.
LIVIA GAMBLE Starting a family doesn't always mean moving into a bigger house - not yet, anyway.
Jennifer Morton Many modern parents are creating a digital footprint for their children before their little ones can even speak, but are they going too far, too soon?
Brian Koerber Not only can you create new and interesting pieces that tell a story and hold countless memories, but you can help save the planet in the process.
RACHEL OLDING The search for three year-old William Tyrell has moved to a more "evidence-based search" in a further sign that the toddler may have been abducted.
TAMMY MILLS Further details have emerged over the scramble to find a family for baby Gammy after his birth, including a suggestion to abandon him at a temple.
PETER HANNAM They're simple tips, but they can have a big impact on those who suffer from hayfever and pollen allergies.
Tom Cowie and Kirsty Needham More than 1000 licensed clubs can fill the childcare shortfall by opening childcare centres on their premises, the poker machine lobby says.
Nicole Thomson-Pride First it was weddings. Then it was engagement parties. Now it seems christenings are following the trend of asking guests for money in lieu of gifts.
KYLIE ORR He taught me to question, to see the world beyond my own bubble and to stand up for those who are unable to defend themselves.
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