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Books becoming movies in 2015

Books becoming movies in 2015

Which book-to-film adaptations should you keep an eye out for this year?

Average Australian doesn’t exist

Average Australian doesn’t exist

The ‘average Australian’ is a 37-year-old woman, but she doesn’t exist.

Devaluing the Honours List

Devaluing the Honours List

One has served his Queen and country; the other is simply married to the Queen.

Senior Australian of the Year 2015

Senior Australian of the Year 2015

Jackie French overcame dyslexia to become an author of children's books.

The Glad Wrap cutter bar debacle

The Glad Wrap cutter bar debacle

Glad Wrap cutter bar change forced to return to original design.

Sydney siege victims sign TV deals

Sydney siege victims sign TV deals

Sydney siege victims sign deals with Channel Seven and Channel Nine.

Competitions

Win a Great Western Railway DVD

Win one of five copies of the two-disc Great Western Railway DVD set.

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Coast Australia DVD giveaway

Win your very own copy of COAST Australia on DVD.

An astonishing journey

Disagree and Stay in Love

Win a copy of Disagree and Stay in Love: Tips for fighting fair.

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Games

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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Jokes

The bottle of wine

This week’s Friday Funnies are all about the joys of marriage.

Have a laugh

Neil Armstrong and Mr Gorsky

This week’s Friday Funnies tell the hilarious story involving Neil Armstrong.

Have a laugh

Memorable password

This week’s Friday Funnies highlight some of the joys of marriage.

Have a laugh

Photos

It’s never too late to be a star

A German retirement group made a calendar of residents recreating famous movie scenes.

Cool calendar

Australia as you’ve never seen it

Take a look at these stunning photos of Australian landscapes as you’ve never seen before.

Amazing Australia

Those fantastic flying dogs

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

It’s a bird, it’s a… dog?

Videos

Famous first date disaster

Watch this video of Jimmy Fallon finding out he could have dated Nicole Kidman.

Watch the video

Martin Luther King

The new film, Selma, is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's efforts to secure equal rights for all.

A human rights hero

The Simpsons honour Charlie Hebdo

The Simpsons premiered its own touching tribute to Charlie Hebdo’s slain employees.

Short but sweet

Tributes

Martin Luther King

The new film, Selma, is a chronicle of Martin Luther King's efforts to secure equal rights for all.

A human rights hero

The Simpsons honour Charlie Hebdo

The Simpsons premiered its own touching tribute to Charlie Hebdo’s slain employees.

Short but sweet

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

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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 ...

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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

Cabotage

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Eudaimonia

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Filipendulous

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Entertainment

Books becoming movies in 2015

Which book-to-film adaptations should you keep an eye out for this year?

Book adaptations

Midnight Oil to reform?

Aussie rock legends, Midnight Oil, may reform to play at the Live Earth concert in June.

Any truth to the rumour?

Julianne Moore wins SAG Award

Julianne Moore wins the SAG Award for outstanding performance by a female Actor.

Congratulations Julianne Moore

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.

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Stylewatch

Summer style tricks

Beat the heat with our top tricks to keep you stylish no matter how high the mercury rises.

Hot tips

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

Christmas

Low-fat Baked Chicken Parcels

These chicken and tomato parcels only take about 30 minutes to make

Bon appetit!

Dogs failing at fetch

These canine characters fail at fetching.

Fetch it Fido!

Reflect and reset for 2015

The end of a year is the perfect time to reflect on what you have achieved.

Reflections shared

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