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Gough Whitlam's eulogy

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Jokes

Slow and steady

This week’s Friday Funnies show why it’s always important to remember the magic word.

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Coffee break

This week’s Friday Funnies will have you laughing out loud with these driving related jokes.

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Sex after surgery

This week’s Friday Funnies, all about surgeons, are guaranteed to make you laugh.

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Photos

Great mo, bro

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

Fantastic facial hair

Koala’s beach day

Take a look at these fascinating images of this koala swimming.

Australian animals

Only in Australia

Take a look at these amazing images of things which you would only see in Australia.

Animals gone wild

Videos

Animals behaving badly

Watch as all kinds of animals, big and small, are anything but kind to each other.

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Jimi Hendrix on fire

Guitar virtuoso, Jimi Hendrix, was born on this day in 1942.

Take a trip down free-love lane

Erase bad memories

Watch this thought-provoking video by AsapScience which explores erasing bad memories.

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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.

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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.

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Caroline’s poem

Caroline has shared her poem on the frustrations of ageing.

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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

Stylewatch – Embellished necklaces

Style guru SJ shares that chunky costume necklaces are back in a big way.

Top 10 chunky necklaces

Stylewatch – In full bloom

Style guru SJ shares her tips for wearing colours this season.

How to wear spring colours

Style watch – Which glasses suit you?

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

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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.

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Planning for Act 4

How can you make the most of your mature workforce?

Retain your baby boomer workforce

Word of the week

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Entertainment

Best of catch-up TV 27 November

Catch up on Four Corners, Battle Castle, Sunday Night, Big Brother and Dolphins: Spy in the Pod.

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Billy Connolly on Parky

Parky enjoyed having Connolly on his couch so much that he chose him as a guest for his last show.

A very funny man

Jimmy Ruffin

Why not listen to the song which made Jimmy Ruffin famous?

Vale Jimmy Ruffin

Seniors Discounts

Discount energy plans

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

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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

Over 50's style to watch

These 10 models are all over 50 and as beautiful anyone strutting the catwalks today.

Fabulous fashionistas

How to buy black tights

SJ shares her impressive knowledge of tights, from denier to finishes

Style tips that won't break the bank

Style according to Diana Vreeland

Ten lessons in life, and fashion, that we can all learn from the great DV

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Christmas

Christmas on the road

With a little planning, Christmas on the road can be a breeze.

Keep it simple

How to track Santa

Help your grandchildren track Santa’s journey across the globe.

Follow that sleigh

Five best xmas shopping websites

Online shopping may save you a headache during this silly season.

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