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Better breast cancer detection

A new form of breast cancer screening is on the horizon.

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Healthy Living Pyramid explained

Healthy Living Pyramid explained

Nutrition Australia has released its new Healthy Living Pyramid.

How to eat Vegemite

How to eat Vegemite

Watch Hugh Jackman show Jimmy Fallon the ‘right’ way to eat Vegemite.

Win Our Girl on DVD

Win Our Girl on DVD

Win one of five copies of Our Girl series one on DVD.

Pete Townshend turns 70

Pete Townshend turns 70

British rock star and guitarist for The Who, Pete Townshend, turns 70 today.

What happiness meant 80 years ago

What happiness meant 80 years ago

This is how happiness looked 80 years ago.

Five best volunteer activities

Five best volunteer activities

Here are five ideas for volunteering your time to worthy causes.


Win Our Girl on DVD

Win one of five copies of Our Girl series one on DVD.

win the DVD

Win The John Denver Story tickets

Win tickets to The John Denver Story at the Athenaeum Theatre in Melbourne.

Free tickets

Win Wolf Hall on DVD

Win a copy of the epic six-part TV drama Wolf Hall on DVD.

Free DVD


It’s the Irish … again!

In this week’s Friday Funnies it’s the Irish … again.

Have a laugh

Catholic parrots

To some, speaking the language of the Lord and of cars is the same thing.

Have a laugh

Timeless truths

These timeless truths on governments and politicians will make your Friday.

Funny or true?


Winning Smithsonian contest photos

Here are the winners of the Smithsonian magazine 12th annual photo contest.

Stunning photography

How to take the perfect selfie

Want to know how to take the perfect selfie? These handy tips should help you on your way.

Snap yourself

The true test of travel

How many of these 32 places do you mispronounce like most people?

Say where?


History of New York in an elevator

The One World Trade Center elevator shows a 500-year timelapse of New York.

A lift through time

The Life of Brian

For all you ‘Pythons’ out there, here’s a clip from The Life of Brian

A very funny man

In a galaxy far, far away… again

Star Wars: The Force Awakens is the most anticipated film of 2015.

Star Wars is back


Australia loses an art icon

Australia mourns the loss of a great icon of the arts community, Betty Churcher.

Thank you Betty

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


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?


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


Decluttering tips from Oprah’s guru

Find out the cleverest ways to help you banish the clutter from Oprah's organising guru

Get decluttering tips

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


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 week

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Word of the week.

Word of the week


This week's word of the week is xanthippe.

Find out more


Sir Laurence Olivier

Sir Laurence Olivier, was born on this day in 1907.

One of the greats

International Chardonnay Day

International Chardonnay Day takes place on 23 May.


Letterman’s last show

Late-night funny man David Letterman will film his final show tonight.

Bye Bye Dave

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


The evolution of Helen Mirren

Dame Helen Mirren keeps getting better with age.

The epitome of class

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


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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