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How to clean your oven

How to clean your oven

Learn how to give your oven a thorough clean with this video.

How to change a flat tyre

How to change a flat tyre

Learn how to change a flat tyre with this easy-to-understand video.

How to pack your suitcase

How to pack your suitcase

Watch this video on how to pack your suitcase properly.

How to do your own handyman jobs

How to do your own handyman jobs

Change a downlight blub, sink washer and a toilet valve with these DIY tradie videos.

What 2015 means to me

What 2015 means to me

What I’m hoping for in 2015.

What’s on when on the road

What’s on when on the road

There are plenty of must-see and do events held around Australia.

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Competitions

Win a Paddington prize pack

Win a prize pack and tickets to see Paddington in cinemas.

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Win move tickets to Serena

Win one of 10 double passes to see the Depression-era love story Serena in cinemas.

Free tickets

Win a RosehipPLUS skincare pack

You can win one of five RosehipPLUS skincare packs valued at $95 each.

Win a $95 skin care pack

Jokes

Never argue with children

This week’s Friday Funnies show why you should never argue with children.

Have a laugh

The bumper sticker

This week’s Friday Funnies show how coloured clothing can come in handy.

Have a laugh

X marks the spot

This week’s Friday Funnies are all about what can go wrong in the great outdoors.

Have a laugh

Photos

Those fantastic flying dogs

German photographer Julie Christe reveals her secrets for her ‘flying dog’ images.

It’s a bird, it’s a… dog?

King of the house

Can you imagine living with a lion? Tippi Hedren and her family did exactly that in the 70s.

Living with a lion

Great mo, bro

Some amazing facial hair designs from the 2014 World Beard and Moustache Championships.

Fantastic facial hair

Videos

How to clean your oven

Learn how to give your oven a thorough clean with this video.

Oven upkeep

How to change a flat tyre

Learn how to change a flat tyre with this easy-to-understand video.

Car care

How to pack your suitcase

Watch this video on how to pack your suitcase properly.

Pack right

Tributes

Joan Rivers

Acerbic comic Joan Rivers has died, age 81, after her family made the decision to turn off her life support.

Watch what made her funny

Bill Kerr

Bill Kerr, the 'boy from Wagga Wagga’ has died, aged 92.

Listen and laugh

Billy Crystal's tribute to Williams

Just two weeks on from the shocking death of Robin Williams, it seems the world has moved on.

It says it all.

Member

Caroline’s poem

Caroline has shared her poem on the frustrations of ageing.

Read her work

Steve Martin is a first-time dad at 67

Actor Steve Martin has become a father for the first time at 67

Is 67 too old to become a father?

Trying tai chi

YOURLifeChoices member Brian talks about starting tai chi, and the little slice of calm it has added into his week. How did you get into tai chi? It was one of those things that had been on the periphery of ...

How can you get involved?

Resources

Style watch – Which glasses suit you?

Changing your current frames is a great way to update your wardrobe

Find fashionable glasses for less

Go green and cancel your phonebook

Did you know that one simple phone call could help save the environment?

How to cancel the yearly phonebook

Top 10 natural disaster websites

Ensure you and your loved ones stay safe this summer

Get the latest disaster warnings

Activities

Five free language-learning websites

Five best websites to help you learn another language for free.

Learn another language for free

Quick guide to World Cup 2014

It’s again time for the World Cup of football, but should you really care?

Surviving the World Cup 2014

How to make a digital photo mug

Why not make your own photo mug at home, for a low-cost personalised gift?

DIY digital mug

AgeWave

Who’s worried about ageing?

Pew Research’s latest paper on global attitudes to ageing is a real eye-opener.

Which countries are worried?

You’re still hot to me

You’re still hot to me is a straight-up look at the world of menopause.

Read the review

Planning for Act 4

How can you make the most of your mature workforce?

Retain your baby boomer workforce

Word of the week

Word of the year 2014

Find out what is the National Dictionary Centre official word of the year.

And the winner is…

Novaturient

Word of the week

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Sapiosexual

Word of the week

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Entertainment

The best films of 2014

How many of the best films of 2014 did you see?

Watch the video

Brad Pitt

Shiloh Joile-Pitt, who is the perfect mix of Brad and his wife, Angelina Jolie.

Does she look like them?

Lennon or McCartney

Lennon or McCartney – who would get your vote as the best musician?

Who gets your vote?

Seniors Discounts

Discount energy plans

A new Victorian Government initiative eases the cost of living for Victorian seniors.

Save a bundle on your energy bill

Save 15% at Chalet Swiss Spa

This European style B&B is now offering 15 per cent off all room rates for Senior Card holders.

Relax and save

Save with NSW Seniors Card

Save with your Seniors Card when you book your next APT land or cruise tour.

Find out more

Stylewatch

H&M’s sister store

Hot on the heels of H&M, Australia now has another international offering.

COS comes to Melbourne

Get sweet feet for summer

Before you bare you sole for the world to see, make sure your feet are fit for the occasion.

Sweet feet

Jean Paul Gaultier

Featuring 140 garments, Jean Paul Gaultier’s exhibition has landed down under.

Fashion from France

Christmas

Last minute gift idea

Share with your loved ones this Christmas all the benefits of a personalised brain training program. A three-month online subscription is now only $27.95.

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Dogs failing at fetch

These canine characters fail at fetching.

Fetch it Fido!

What 2015 means to me

What I’m hoping for in 2015.

What’s your 2015 wish list?

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