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71-year-old runner crosses finish line seconds before cut-off
Washington grandma Gunhild Swanson just did the most awesome and un-grandma thing, ever
'To macro' or not to macro? Why counting macronutrients could be the new ultimate fat-loss plan
Forget fasting – "macros" is the new food plan buzzword, promising to help you achieve your fat loss or muscle-building goals
Idiots are selectively applying sunscreen "for the art"
The art of drawing rude bits on your sleeping mate's back has evolved into something even more cringe-worthy
World death toll from sugary drinks laid out in new study
Research published by the American Heart Association states that consumption of sugary drinks kill an estimated 184,000 adults around the globe every single year
Science discovers the secret to dating out of your league
Listen up fives, a ten is speaking.
Products that work while you wear them
Meet the new generation of multitaskers.
Donna Karan steps down as chief designer of her label
The designer takes her final bow.
10 pastel power sofas
These softly-softly sofa hues will remind you not to take your decorating too seriously.
Style stalk this artist couple's insanely cool 17th century conversion
You can see why this Grade II-listed 17th Century timber-framed conversion has been widely celebrated in the architectural press for its layering of historical elements with contemporary detail.
Sculptural home by the beach reaffirms why concrete is always a great idea
Balmoral House Project is the result of a collaborative effort by architects Clinton Murray and and Polly Harbison.
Cucumber used to create beautiful 'painting'
In all your years of salad slicing and cucumber munching have you just been chucking away that excess peel, like it was a piece of rubbish? Tsk tsk.
How to trick your family into thinking you're a five-star chef
Want the secret to rustling up amazing-tasting midweek meals without the stress? We asked leading chef and restaurateur Luke Mangan to tell us how.
Moroccan red lentil and chickpea soup
2 tablespoons olive oil 400g lean beef or lamb, cubed 1 large onion, finely diced ¾ cup dried chickpeas 2L salt-reduced chicken stock or water ¾ cup dried red lentils ¼ cup long grain rice 1 red capsicum, deseeded, finely diced 2 carrots, finely diced 2 × 400g cans salt-reduced crushed tomatoes 2 tablespoons tomato paste 1 tablespoons ground cinnamon 1 bunch coriander, chopped black pepper, to taste
Prawn and black truffle pasta
2 tablespoons Casa Barelli olive oil 1 red onion, finely diced 250g thawed The Fishmonger frozen prawns 1 cup sliced mushrooms 1 teaspoons Stone Mill paprika ¼ cup Little Birdwood white wine ¼ cup Farm Dale thickened cream 2 Casa Barelli black truffles, finely shaved 2 cups Remano Spaghetti, cooked to al dente 1 cup fresh rocket salt and pepper to season finely grated Westacre Parmesan to top
Weight Watchers' chocolate lava pudding
100g Weight Watchers Canola Spread 90g dark chocolate, coarsely chopped ⅓ cup (75g) caster sugar 1 teaspoon vanilla extract ¼ cup (35g) plain flour 2 eggs, lightly beaten icing sugar, to dust fresh raspberries, to serve
Lamb and chickpea koftas with yoghurt dip
1 cup McKenzie's chickpeas ¼ cup olive oil 1 small brown onion, finely chopped 1 clove garlic, crushed 2 teaspoons ground cumin 1 teaspoons ground coriander 400g lamb mince ¼ cup chopped coriander McKenzie's Australian Natural Sea Salt (Coarse Grind) McKenzie's Black Pepper (Coarse Grind) Yoghurt dip 1 cup Greek style natural yoghurt 1 small cucumber, grated (squeeze out excess liquid) 2 tablespoons finely chopped mint 1 clove garlic, crushed 1 lemon, juiced
Golden gap years: over 50s embrace wanderlust
No longer the exclusive domain of backpack-clad school leavers, gap years are fast finding favour with Australians over the age of 50.
Best whale experiences around the world
Whether it’s diving in the ocean with humpbacks in Tonga, kayaking with orcas in British Colombia or whale-watching on-board a ship in Antarctica, here are the best places in the world to have a whale of a time.