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All other prejudice has been stamped out.

Ageism is prejudice .. and we've had enough!

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Ageism seems to be the last blatant prejudice that's still accepted. Enough, I say!

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About 2 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
This is all that was left of the large 24x20 slab of orange cake brought into the office.

Maxi's super-moist orange cake

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FAVOURITE FAMILY RECIPES: When life gives you winter oranges, make this gorgeously moist cake!

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4 months ago
(Epicure)
They may be hideous, but geez, some toby jugs are valuable.

Is your toby jug worth a fortune?

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Did you know that some of those crusty-looking old toby jugs hidden in mum's china cabinet may be worth some serious coin?

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15 days ago
(Yesterday)
Engineer Mark Lesek is pushing the boundaries for better amputee outcomes.

This engineering amputee's an inspiration

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When an engineer loses his right arm in an accident, game-changing developments in prosthetics follow.

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3 months ago
(Kindness)
Christie Kurrie wants pole sports included as an Olympic event.

57yo in pole position to help her sport to Olympics

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Meet the supremely fit, 57-year-old world champion pushing to have pole sports included at the Olympics.

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11 days ago
(Today)

How to: Grow fruit and veg from kitchen scraps

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Food. We all need it - and it weighs heavy on the weekly budget. But what if I showed you how easy it is to grow your own -...

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4 months ago
(Pastimes)
Getting girls back to school in Vanuatu.

Help level the field for schoolgirls in Vanuatu

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In the first of our Aussie Charities Abroad series, we look at a CARE Australia crowdfunding campaign getting menstruating...

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4 months ago
(Kindness)
Send in a brainteaser and if it stumps everyone, you'll win a bottle of wine.

Stump your friends with a brain teaser and win

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Got a mind-warping brain teaser to torment our YsFriends with? It could win you a devilishly good bottle of wine.

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About 1 month ago
(Pastimes)
Forced to behave like a criminal to be cigarette free.

I vape. In Australia, that makes me a criminal

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I committed a crime this week, thanks to an Australian Government blowing smoke out its ass!

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4 months ago
(Health & Beauty)
How you say it is probably even more important than what you're saying.

How to: give a great speech

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Are you one of the 85% of Aussies who turn to mush at the thought of making a speech? Here's what to do.

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3 months ago
(Pastimes)

Thoughtful ways to help the homeless over winter

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Five constructive ways to help the homeless over winter, without giving money.

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4 months ago
(Kindness)
This simple project will see you becoming the coolest grandparent/parent on the block.

How to: Make an LED fidget spinner for the teens

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Here's everything you need to build an LED fidget spinner - and become the coolest grandparent on the block.

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4 months ago
(Pastimes)
People seem to be voting with their feet .

Are you up for the eye-gazing challenge?

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It's a phenomenon sweeping the globe, said to do wonders for relationships, sex, stutterers and anxiety sufferers.

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5 months ago
(Love & Relationships)
Sammy's no slouch when it comes to rattling cages.

Connect on YsPeople ... and make new friends

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This blogger may be shy, but that doesn't stop him connecting with our YsPeople community.

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7 months ago
(Pastimes)
It may seem morbid to some, but I'm considering donating my body to science when I'm gone.

I am thinking about donating my body to science

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Would you donate your body to science? Let's discuss, shall we?

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8 days ago
(Tomorrow)
Schapelle Corby, left, being pursued through Bali by the media.

Why the media's pursuit of mentally ill Schapelle is criminal

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EDITORIAL: Anyone who's experienced mental illness first-hand will agree the media frenzy over this woman's homecoming is...

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5 months ago
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Aussie Helpers provides hope to farming families doing it tough.

Battling dairy farmer gives thanks amid heartbreak

It's tough on the land. But...

(Kindness) 1 day ago
Lacking basic life skills, but whose fault is it?  Picture: Shutterstock.

Why are so many young people incompetent?

Ever been frustrated by the...

(Today) 4 days ago
We go driver training with Jaguar and its super hot machinery.

Hang onto your seats for ultimate Jaguar Experience

Join motoring enthusiast...

(Today) 1 day ago
What kind of lowlife has nothing better to do than catfish somebody.

Help! I think I'm being catfished!

I have a gut feeling that...

(Love & Relationships) About 2 months ago
Guess and you could win.

Who am I? Guess my name to win a bottle of wine

Follow the 10 clues to...

(Yesterday) About 3 hours ago
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