Real Life

Solo Man’s shocking downfall

Solo Man Mark Coutelas was charged in Cambodia with using and selling the drug ice just three years after being jailed in Thailand. THE downward spiral continues for the star of one of Australia’s most iconic advertisements as police charged the Solo Man with using and selling the drug ice. …

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Real Life

Bullied teen taken to prom by bikies

Shannon Purcifer, 16, says she shunned her prom after enduring 18 months of intimidation by classmates who left her in tears due to name-calling as she battled bowel disease. Picture: Caters A TEENAGE girl who missed her high school prom because of bullies has finally got her chance to party …

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Parenting

The mums who ruined everything

Resources Minister Matt Canavan has resigned from cabinet over the Italian citizenship he never knew he had. Cricketer Shane Warne with mother Bridgette at a Mother’s Day lunch at Crown Casino, Melbourne in 1996. WHEN in trouble, blame mum. Resources Minister Matt Canavan has just joined a select list of …

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Fitness

The lengths Insta ‘fitness stars’ will go to

Tim Robards and Anna Heinrich share their top fitness tips for BW Magazine. Instagram “fitness stars” are hiring professional photographers to take their photos for their social media. Picture: Nikki James THE bar has been raised for the fitness selfie — with wannabe Instagram stars now even employing professional photographers …

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Health

What these optical illusions say about us

Optical Illusion of Motion- Green Octagons on Blue background VISUAL illusions show us that we do not have direct access to reality. They can also provide an inkling of the mental processing that delivers our experience of the viewable world. Indeed, it is the processing happening inside our brains that …

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Parenting

‘Your looks are ruining this child’

Rebecca Judd and her three-year-old daughter, Billie. Picture: Sarah Matray RADIO presenter and former model, Rebecca Judd, says her three-year-old daughter has “all of a sudden” started comparing herself to her mother’s good looks. Opening up about her toddler Billie on radio show The 3pm Pickup on KIIS, Judd said …

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Health

Carrie Bickmore moved to tears on The Project

Carrie Bickmore and Fifi Box are brought to tears watching footage of parents making the heartbreaking decision to let their baby, Charlie Gard, die. Courtesy: The Project/Network Ten CHARLIE GARD’S parents know their treasured baby boy is about to die. They have one final wish — to take their 11-month-old …

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Real Life

Boomers sick of Gen Y’s political correctness

Best of the Web Columnist James Taranto on new evidence that Donald Trump benefited from his plain talk and rejection of politically correct rhetoric. Photo: AP Older man reprimands young man. Photo from Thinkstock ATTENTION, Gen Y: Baby Boomers have had it with your political correctness. New Australian research suggests …

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Real Life

Teenager raped, slain in ‘honour killing’

Celine Dookhran was found dead in a home being renovated after allegedly being killed in an ‘honour’ attack. Picture: Celine Dookhran/Twitter. FRIENDS and fans of an aspiring make-up artist have paid tribute to the “beautiful” teenager after she was allegedly kidnapped and murdered in an apparent “honour killing”. The body …

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Health

How to tell if your boss is a psychopath

Are you in contact with a Psychopath? A video explaining the signs and red flags that could help you identify a psycho. Actor Christian Bale as the original psychopath Patrick Bateman in scene from film American Psycho. “EVERYONE has a psychopath story,” says David Gillespie. When the author tells people …

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