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Cleaning is cleansing

It’s time to eliminate the clutter that’s causing you stress. Erin Lyons discusses the major health benefits of Spring Cleaning.

Politically provocative street art

Can politically provocative street art really inspire change in society? Mandi Santic discusses the thought-provoking art form with Free Humanity and Sittoula Sitlakone.

NRL WAG-tastic display

It was all about gold sequins, pant suits and Steven Khalil at this year’s NRL Dally M best and fairest awards, writes Emily Gook.

It’s Show Time

Despite an emphasis on family entertainment, The Royal Melbourne show still has plenty to offer for all age groups, writes Matt Calvitto.

Mind the thigh gap

Recently, a new trend started on social media: thigh gaps. Julia Szuflak tries to explain this new online obsession.

Brownlow WAG watching

It was a night of spray tans, sleek sexiness and astonishing designs. Ivana Krsteska takes a look at some of the best dressed ladies of the 2013 Brownlow.

Crafting an industry

Matt Walsh gets the scoop on all things craft beer in his interview with Jamie Cox, the founder of Kooinda microbrewery.

Mother phubber

Louise Bianco explains the social pandemic of phubbing, which affects more than nine million Australians.

The 90s strike back

Fashion trends from the 90s are back! Ivana Krsteska chats to the creator of Jelly Bean sandals about fashion’s déjà vu.

Women hating women

Apparently Miley Cyrus’s derrière was more outrageous than her performance at this year’s VMAs. Emily Gook wonders why.

The global runner

A retired maths teacher’s passion for running has seen him cover the earth’s circumference four times, writes Erin Lyons.

The tricks to finding cheap flights

Planning an end-of-year holiday with friends? How about a romantic getaway or a semester off? Matt Walsh shares his tips for finding the best deals in the sky.

Losing weight just got easier

The winter weight is over. Emily Gook discusses the app making it easier to lose the excess baggage before summer.

Love the skin you’re in

Would you leave the house without wearing makeup? Louise Bianco gives you a very good reason to spend a day makeup free.

A transgender story

Ever thought about changing gender for a day? Emily Gook uncovers the complex reality of a transgendered life.

Grassroots philanthropy

Good deeds don’t always come with a fixed price tag. Renee Tibbs looks at a different way to help others – and help ourselves.