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Lego's amazing instructions to parents from the 1970s

A note found in a 1974 LEGO toy set.

Candice Chung "The urge to create is equally strong in all children. Boys and girls."

Mark Latham

There's a Change.org petition for the Australian Financial Review to remove Mark Latham's op-ed and apologise to Lisa Pryor

Rob Moran The former Labor leader wrote a nutty column last week, attacking "leftist feminism" and Pryor's admission that she managed as a working mother with the help of "caffeine and antidepressants".

Clementine Ford

The women who deserve medals for their bravery

Why don't we give medals to women who've survived violent or escaped their perpetrator?

Clementine Ford There is no valour for women who survive violence. But here's why things should change.

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Domestic violence by numbers

This is what domestic violence looks like in Australia

Domestic violence statistics

One woman is killed almost every week by her current or former partner.

Three women who were murdered by their partners that you should remember today

Rachelle Yeo, Lisa Harnum and Kim Hunt.

Moo Baulch Lisa Harnum, Rachelle Yeo and Kim Hunt: three stories that have shifted the way we think and talk about domestic violence in 2014.

Tired eyes?

Here's how to get rid of those nasty eye bags


Kathleen Lee Joe So, the Christmas party came and went and it was swell, but now you have to deal with the aftermath.

Meeting my birth mother

'My mother chose not to hold or see me after I was born'

Michaela Fox Because she knew she wouldn't be able to let me go.

Vogue x body image

Vogue's lingerie spread is a shout-out to curvy girls


Kathleen Lee Joe Could the timing be more perfect?

'In the modelling industry, anybody over size eight is a plus size'

Julie Power Try this for a fashion equation that doesn't add up.

Sarah Macdonald

You don't have to like kids to have them

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Sarah Macdonald Don't assume all parents love children, warns Sarah Macdonald.

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Health x goth

Are you a 'health goth'?

Kathleen Lee Joe What do you get when you combine an athleisure aesthetic with Nancy from The Craft?

Tracey Spicer: This is what I look like without make-up


Tracey Spicer When the daily grooming ritual became too much of a burden for Tracey Spicer, she decided to go cold turkey.

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Boss fashions

What to wear to a job interview

NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 09:  Nicole Warne is wearing Tommy Hilfiger seen after the Tommy Hilfiger Show on September 9, 2013 in New York City.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Kathleen Lee Joe We hate to say it, but how well you put yourself together can be the deciding factor in scoring your dream gig or going back to SEEK listings and three squares a day of instant ramen.

Tricky trends

Confronting summer's five most difficult fashion trends

PARIS, FRANCE - SEPTEMBER 24: Mary Leest is wearing Xenia Avakyan in the streets of Paris during the Paris fashion week  on September 24, 2014 in Paris, France.  (Photo by Timur Emek/Getty Images)

Natalie Reilly Natalie Reilly attempts to talk fashion over the swishing of her twirling culottes.

Xmas gift guide

Daily Life Fashion Gift Guide 2014

xmas fashion guide

From designer threads to stocking-stuffer trinkets, here's our list of fashionable treats for the holiday season.


Female tech writer gets death threats after criticising comet-landing scientist's sexist shirt


Rob Moran Rose Eveleth has received a barrage of abuse after calling out Matt Taylor for wearing a shirt covered in naked women.

Fashion Q&A

Five minutes with Shopbop fashion director Elle Strauss

Elle Strauss, Fashion Director of the mecca of online shopping, Shopbop, shares some of her favourite things.

Heartbreaking video

Widower sings heartbreaking rendition of The Beatles' ‘Blackbird’ to dying newborn son

Eitan Levine Musician Chris Picco lost his wife and newborn son within days of each other.

Trolled for blogging

'People call me fat and ugly'


Radhika Sanghani Meet the fashion blogger who loves her body (and isn't afraid to show it).

Real talk

Questions to ask someone you want to marry

Ask all potential spouses if they feel this way, and if they answer in the affirmative – run!

Paul Chai No, not the relationship quiz kind. The actual, no BS kind.