Fashion

Young Russian models members of 'dehumanising cult'

Jenna Clarke   Ruslana Korshunova, the 20-year-old British Vogue cover girl, who jumped off a New York building in 2008 joined a “dehumanising” cult prior to her death, a new book has revealed.

13 must-haves to transform your summer wardrobe

Nedahl Stelio 12:00 AM   The definitive list of exactly what to buy, to instantly update your wardrobe this season.

When 'plus-size model' means anyone above a size 8

Julie Power   Australia is leading the way with the use of plus size models, but for most retailers and designers that's anything above a size eight.

Beauty

Why wearing make-up makes my day

Elizabeth Clarke   There is a happy place between extreme makeup and anti-makeup, and it is inhabited by a razor, hair-straighteners, foundation and some good lippy.

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Plump up the cleavage: 'The Botox-boobjob' claims to give saggy bustlines a lift

Livia Gamble   The breastox-botox is fast becoming the new celebrity fad. But does it actually work?

New beauty treatments bypass the brutal

Sarah Berry   No pain, no gain is a mantra that can be applied just as easily to aesthetic procedures as it can to exercise. Well, that used to be the case.

Wellbeing

Nearly 30 per cent of world population is overweight: report

6:02 AM   More than 2.1 billion people globally - or nearly 30 per cent of the world's population - are now overweight or obese, with the figure set to rise further by 2030, according to a study published Thursday.

A new study shows how eating trans fat affects your memory

Livia Gamble 3:48 PM   It’s no secret that certain fats are bad for you and trans fats are the worst in terms of heart disease weight control.

Is texting hurting your neck?

Rachel Clun   A person's stance while texting could be putting 27 kilograms of strain on their neck.

Home & Style

What your home says about you

Rachel Clun   Are you an adult, or are you still living the university share house dream?

Just how safe is your microwave?

Ellie Krieger   Worried about radiation? Nutrient loss? Here's a closer look at so-called microwave "dangers".

10 tips for speedy cleaning

Rachel Clun   Cleaning your house in a flash is not as difficult as you think.

Life

Duchess of Alba, the woman with the most royal titles in the world, dies at 88

Charles Penty 5:07 AM   According to the Guinness Book of Records, she was 14 times a Spanish grandee, five times a duchess, once a countess-duchess, 18 times a marchioness, 18 times a countess and once a viscountess.

Women think about sex more than men do

Nedahl Stelio   While it is widely thought men have sex on their minds more than women do, an international survey has found the opposite.

Fear is driving Facebook to invade our offices

Emma Barnett   Once a great procrastination tool, Facebook - the internet's enfant terrible - now wants to help you work. And that won't be getting a 'like' from Emma Barnett.