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‘Australia has lost its sex drive’

REMEMBER when you used to hide under a doona and read dad’s magazines? Those days are well and truly over. WARNING: Graphic

'I had my first orgasm at 32 and it changed my life'

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And I was married to someone else at the time.

Which is the correct way to slice a piece of toast?

Just ask a small child... and they'll tell you in GREAT detail.

How to conceive a girl in 2018

A combo of well-timed sex, and a healthy diet are a great place to start

A combo of well-timed sex, and a healthy diet are a great place to start

Sexist signs are keeping dads away when we need them most

A 'mothers room' sign spotted on the door of a change room in Queensland last week. The Moreton Bay council has since confirmed it would remove it.

A parents' room sign proves confusing for some men.

PETA slams council's proposed 1080 trial

CONFLICT: Opinions are divided over how we should treat wild dogs.

PETA spokesperson says 1080 poisoning causes an 'agonising death'.

How BMW plans to deliver the next Tesla killers

Mini Electric Car concept. 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Picture: Joshua Dowling.

BMW aims to give each market the kind of car it prefers.

Monster parmy challenge: This man finished 2kg of chicken

Could you complete the parmy challenge?

Just a handful have succeeded in the food challenge

How a dietitian spent $50 at ALDI

CAN you be healthy on the cheap? We challenged a dietitian to spend $50 in ALDI. Some of her purchases may surprise you.

Bodybuilder shocks fans with photo

The dramatic difference after eating foods that aren't part of her low FODMAP diet.

Why you shouldn't worry about the bloated stomach

Lights, korma, action

The Gnocchi Horror Picture Show: ricotta gnocchi with bacon and tomato sauce.

Punster cooks up a reel treat with movie-inspired recipe book

Simple hacks to avoid Christmas weight gain

BYO healthy food.

FOR most of us, our weight is going up every year.

Five festive foods to eat guilt-free

Prawns are one of the healthiest foods on the Christmas table. Picture: Alex Coppel

Christmas foods you can eat to your heart’s content

Coffee in a donut cup? Sign us up

The Coffee in a Donut Cup created by Kenilworth Bakery has been selling like hot ... donuts. Picture: Lachie Millard

Coffee in a donut cup, tumeric lattes and Asian styles on trend

Inside 3yr-old Instagram star's $5000 cubby house

THREE-year-old Millie-Belle Diamond has been an Instagram star for most of her young life.

How to find your festive feelings

Pantone's Colour of the Year, Greenery, works perfectly for a Festive décor theme.

Simplicity is key to good and not gaudy decorations

Roll out a warm welcome

Think green for Christmas this season.

Get rooms ready as guest season arrives

Dyson vacuums are awful, and you know I'm right

The head on the Dyson handstick vacuum cleaner.

It’s hard to imagine a brand that people are more evangelical about.

Share the love with potted brilliance

Think about how you can bring more plants into everyone's life this Christmas

GARDENING: Wing it with this cool-looking plant

The black bat plant.

Gardeners, don't go past this eerie rainforest perennial

Tri-coloured beauty on show

Closeup of violet brunfelsia jasmine flower.

The unsung heroes of the garden that work well in any setting

Long may the purple reign

As the flowers fall, they form a brilliant mauve carpet beneath the tree.

Annual bout of 'purple panic' is here

Growing sunny side up

Gardeners are not the only ones to enjoy summer's 'most cheerful flower', but also the bees and birds in your backyard.

Summer's 'most cheerful flower' has a long history of cultivation

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Inject colour into your garden with flowers set to bloom this season.

The perfect season to play with fun combinations

Palmer dinosaur resort hatches battle over timeshare votes

Embattled resort known for dinosaur exhibit has triggered court dispute over voting rights

The $35k trip that killed Leigh

Leigh Aiple died after undergoing cosmetic surgery in Malaysia. Picture: Youtube

A self-conscious 31 year-old man took a trip to Malaysia with the goal to change...

Experience China: The Gorge Explorer

Yangtze river close to Three Gorges Dam, China

Natural and man-made meet on one of the world's longest rivers

Destinations to avoid in 2018

Overcrowded cities you should avoid in 2018.

A report shows some of the world’s most popular cities in trouble

Inside world’s most notorious red light district

The crowded streets of Japan’s red light district, Kabukicho.

My terrifying experience inside Tokyo's red light district

International visitors love the Whitsundays

BRIGHT FUTURE: Aerial of Hill Inlet & Whitehaven Beach

Whitsunday islands attract Europeans and Chinese markets

Life is beachy on the Sunshine Coast

Life is beachy on the Sunshine Coast

The best way to end a day is to watch the sky change

Jesinta Franklin dropped by David Jones

SHE’S been the face of the department store for two years, but now Jesinta Franklin has been dropped by DJs and replaced by an Aussie Victoria’s Secret model.

Top-selling sneakers revealed

Sneakers were again a key trend in fashion this year, as seen on Nike ambassador Bella Hadid. Picture: Supplied

Retailers announce that sneakers have been the footwear of choice this year

MOVIE REVIEW: Five-star film’s incredible achievement

Who knew kids running around like little nutters would be so endearing?

The Florida Project takes a big swing and hits it out of the park.

Meet the man making Taylor ‘happier than ever’

Taylor Swift has a new man.

POP star is keeping her latest boyfriend strictly under wraps.

LOTR star keen to reprise role for TV series

Sir Ian McKellan (right) starred as Gandalf alongside Viggo Mortensen (Aragorn) in the Lord of the Rings movies.

Sir Ian McKellan has announced he wants to return as Gandalf.

Star Wars snap: ‘You didn’t f**king tell me that’

Mark Hamill makes  a triumphant return to active Star Wars duty.

HARRISON Ford was less than impressed with Mark Hamill.

‘I’m nervous’: Prince Harry interviews Obama

Former US President Barack Obama has been interviewed by Prince Harry. Picture: Getty Images

You’re excited about this. I’m nervous about this."

Coast's teen beauty wants to spread a message

ZARIAH Lamont never imagined she'd get in to modelling let alone take out a national catwalk competition.

Teen struts the catwalk to Sydney success

Brooke Mackrill placed second runner up overall at the Miss Continents Pageant of Australia, as well as winning Miss Photogenic.

Second runner-up overall and Miss Photogenic title winner

Kate Upton marries in stunningly lavish Italian ceremony

Kate Upton and Justin Verlander tied the knot in Italy in November.

"It’s extremely romantic and will always be a special place for us"

Sexy swimwear made from suede

Renay Wells is going against the tide with her unique swimwear styles. Photo: Jared Taylor. Model: Kim Hartnett in USA for swimsuit USA international.

'Australians the most outgoing when it comes to revealing swimwear'

Meghan Markle's $7 beauty secret from Australia

epa06354517 Britain's Prince Harry (L) poses with his fiancee, US actress Meghan Markle during a photocall after announcing their engagement in the Sunken Garden at Kensington Palace in London, Britain, 27 November 2017. Clarence House said in a statement that the couple's wedding ceremony will take place in spring 2018.

Markle said that she values her travel product for its versatility.

Time for a swim lesson

The current collection from Sydney label The Rocks Push.

Who needs clothes when you've got a new bikini?

Casey Donovan sheds 23kgs in 15 weeks

Casey Donovan has posted a before and after pic on Instagram.

'I don’t ever want to go back to that girl in the white singlet'

The only way to save on groceries

BULK buys and specials are popular ways to save money at the supermarket, but one overlooked shopping strategy is more powerful than both of them.

How to score $7 movie tickets

MasterCard's 'Millennials Demystified' UNSW experiment.

People aged 18 to 30 make up a significant chunk of card market

When Sunshine Plaza's 100 new stores will officially open

An artists impression inside the new-look Sunshine Plaza, which will feature major department stores David Jones and Big W along with about 100 speciality shops.

Christmas shopping will look very different next year

TOP TOYS: Find best presents for children this Christmas

NEW AND TRADITIONAL: Michael Drob with Big W's most popular children's presents this year.

One of the biggest new toys of the year is the LOL Surprise

Give the gift of personalised Tim Tams this Christmas

GIFTS FOR ALL: Myer's Sophie Robertson and Matt Karl get into the Christmas spirit and show off the personalised Tim Tam boxes.

"There are lots of options but the biggest is our Tim Tams boxes"

The talking bot that vacuums and mops your floors

Ecovacs Robotics' Deebot Ozmo 930.

My only complaint is I still have to get all the things off the floor

Finally, someone is doing something about tech setup woes

Setting up new gadgets can be incredibly frustrating.

How men and women differ in tackling tech problems

Are my headphones too loud?

New research reveals how loud, long and often can you listen to music on your headphones before it starts to damage your ears.

Trump Administration bans list of words

Reacting to a Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 story in The Washington Post, health leaders say they are alarmed that officials at the CDC, the nation's top public health agency, are being told not to use certain words or phrases in official budget documents, including "fetus," ''transgender" and "science-based."

Trump has gone the full Orwell and started banning words

The science of why women don’t always fight back

 Italian actress Asia Argento arrives for the screening of 'Zulu' and the closing ceremony of the 66th annual Cannes Film Festival in Cannes, France, 26 May 2013. The award ceremony is followed by the screening of 'Zulu', presented out of competition.

People can be ignorant of how rape works

Poo-trid problem gives Priscilla birthday blues

Priscilla Anderson and Shane O’Hara lost everything when their home was flooded by a burst sewerage main. Picture: GOFUNDME

Ankle deep in sewage, she realised she wasn’t having a good day

HOSPITALS: Deaf patients heard across state

Rachel Lai, Deaf Services Queensland, patient Rachel Donnan, partner Craig Frazer and Townsville Hospital emergency department staff specialist Dr Ben Butson.

Program means understanding for deaf hospital-goers

This is the 'most abused' drug in regional Qld towns

Alcohol has been overtaken as the drug of choice

Men asked to take responsibility for bad driving

Men make up 74% of national road fatalities and are being asked to drive more responsibly.

Do you think men are worse drivers than women?

Aussie parents buy primary school kids their own apartments

THEY’RE aged just seven and 10. But these two kids already own homes in Melbourne’s property game.

PHOTOS: Australia's first ever sensory park opens in CQ

The opening of Gladstone's Lions Park, on December 16, 2017.

Pioneering park project a first in Australia and opened yesterday.

Hi-5 star ‘not coping’ with motherhood

Lauren Brant opens up about struggle of motherhood

People need to understand motherhood isn't always joy and rainbows

How did this law still exist in 2017?

Anna Thompson with her daughter Emily

The hardest conversation women have with their boss just got easier

Empty shelves as hottest toys cleared out of shops

WISH LIST: Izaak Jines, 9, is hoping to score some Lego from Mr Toys Toyworld for Christmas.

These are the toys proving to be the most popular this Christmas

Student goes viral over boyfriend mix-up

REBEKAH Pendley was wrong when she warned another girl about her boyfriend cheating. But she has been hailed a hero anyway.

This is how long women want sex to last

No matter how good the staying power, we are always left wanting

Everyone is measuring the seconds

That romance with a colleague may be hard work

Life is full of curly questions and this is one of them.

Is the Christmas party the right time to hit on the hot guy at work?