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How to become a tree after you die

How to become a tree after you die

The Bios Urn is fully biodegradable and will transform your ashes into a tree.

Go Irish on St Patrick’s Day

Go Irish on St Patrick’s Day

Here are five fun ways to get into the Irish spirit.

Stacks of space

Stacks of space

When it comes to packing, space bags can be a lifesaver in more ways than ...

PUP loses another senator

PUP loses another senator

After less than a year in the Senate, PUP has lost another senator.

Earn extra cash from home

Earn extra cash from home

How to have fun while earning extra money from home

No secrets on tour

No secrets on tour

Andy Murray clearly didn’t get the memo that what happens on tour stays on tour. ...

Competitions

Win an ABC CD package

Enter our competition to win an ABC Classics CD package valued at almost $175.

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Win a William Kelly’s War DVD

Enter the competition for your chance to win a copy of William Kelly’s War on DVD.

Win a copy on DVD

Win passes to Manny Lewis

Carl Barron is used to keeping audiences entertained, but will his move to film be successful?

Win move passes

Jokes

Lovemaking tips

This week’s Friday funnies are all about the art of lovemaking for seniors.

Join in for some fun

Did he just say that?

Train drivers genuinely made these strange announcements.

Yes, they really did.

The poor old Irish man

Have a laugh at this week’s Friday Funnies with an Irish man and another named Clancy.

Have a laugh

Photos

How will your tattoos look at 60?

Have you ever wondered how your tattoos will look when you’re 60?

Happy in their skin

Ten mind-blowing maps

These fascinating maps really put everything into perspective.

Putting it in perspective

11 heavenly destinations

In this week’s pic of the week, we take a look at 11 heavenly destinations.

Drink it in

Videos

How to clean your keyboard

Learn how to safely and effectively clean your keyboard

Get rid of food crumbs

Get down to uptown funk

Dancing has many health benefits. So why not get down to some uptown funk?

Grannies with the moves

Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin

Jerry Lewis and Dean Martin were possibly the most celebrated comedy duo in movie history

Watch the video

Tributes

Lesley Gore

Lesley Gore sadly passed away yesterday at just 68 after a battle with cancer.

Sing along

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

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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 things to do with eggs

Check out these five things to do with eggs.

It’s a cracker!

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

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

Precariat

Word of the week

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Lifehacking

Word of the week

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Chiffonnade

Word of the week

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Entertainment

Eric Clapton

So talented is Eric Clapton that it’s impossible to pick his best song.

Which one wins?

Rockin’ Rod rocks on

Rod took his adoring audience on a trip through the decades of his career.

Rod stars at Rod Laver

Steve McQueen

Today marks the birthday of Steve McQueen.

A great talent

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

How to get ready faster

Here are five tips to help you get ready quickly without looking like you’ve made any less effort.

Get dressed in a dash

The cutest campaign

Just when you thought you’d seen everything, Toast the Spaniel models sunglasses.

Sun-smart Spaniel

Shopwatch

Discover new shops coming your way.

Let’s talk shop

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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