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All Men Are Liars

Gen Y takes centre stage

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Sam de Brito The new theory: our young sportspeople suck because we cruised through the GFC.

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Football and fisticuffs

Send-off

Sam de Brito I was dead wrong on this subject and my past opinion was juvenile and irresponsible.

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Buddy: worth every cent and then some

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Sam de Brito Paying Lance Franklin $10 million over nine years is a stunning coup for the Swans.

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Living in a loser's paradise

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Sam de Brito The exquisite agony of selling your heart to a proud club that just can't win the big one.

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Sticks and stones

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Sam de Brito Seriously ... we're letting a rugby league football player lead the discussion about online freedom of speech in this country?

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Glass mouses

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Sam de Brito No doubt many people are shaking their heads after the revelation rugby league player and "online bullying crusader" Robbie Farah is guilty of the behaviour he's so outraged by, however, it shouldn't...

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The "no d#@*heads" policy

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Sam de Brito Now the cheering and jeering has stopped, the crowds returned home, the muddied boots chucked back in the cupboard and the football season (at least in the two codes that matter) put to bed ...

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Fans with typewriters?

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Sam de Brito The story within the story might be why every sports journo and commentator missed the biggest yarn of the last 10 years - if not ever.

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The new normal?

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Sam de Brito What if I told you that by one line of logic, you're mentally ill and so's the person sitting next you?

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Culture

Why did I do tatt?

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Megan Reynolds You might love your ink but if you're in a white-collar role, chances are your boss doesn't.

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Lion-hearted hypocrites

Parochailism

Sam de Brito When does expat parochialism become obnoxiousness? This Saturday night, probably.

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Rich list

Just two movies and $19m: how Naomi Watts became Australia's highest paid actor

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David Hirst Naomi Watts may have had a quiet year when it comes to movie releases but that hasn't stopped the King Kong star from becoming Australia's highest earning actor for 2011.

The biff

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Sam de Brito It will be interesting to see what the NRL review committee has to say tonight about last Friday's all-in brawl between the rugby league teams Manly and Melbourne ...

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Knives out

Fresh-faced Warne denies facelift

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Australian cricket great Shane Warne has denied claims he used Botox or had a facelift, saying his youthful look is thanks to moisturisers, healthy eating and exercise.

Brand power

Aston Martin named "coolest" brand in Britain

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Aston Martin has beaten Apple to be crowned the coolest brand in Britain.

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Sex science

The real rules of attraction

Gentlmen prefer blondes. Right? Wrong. Sorting science from cliches.

Keep it to yourself

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Sam de Brito I can't be the only person who feels a little ... icky about former rugby league star Andrew Ettingshausen's public self-flagellation over his affair with an ex-teammate's wife ...

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PC

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Sam de Brito When I was in my early 20s and I'd had a massive night out, I'd jokingly tell people I'd been as "drunk as ten abos" and more often than not get a horrified laugh ...

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Born billionaires

The World's Hottest Billionaire Offspring

These dashing youths are not only attractive, but as the children of the world's wealthiest people, they are also devastatingly rich.

Sporting star

I am what I am

Interview: Paul Connolly, Sunday Life Former Socceroo Craig Foster on his sporting start, World Cup failure and life behind the mike.