Home & Style
You might want to get up from the couch. Those mysterious stains on the sofa have just been named.
Loren Smith Horizontally challenged? Grow vertically.
Donald McNeil People really do fear toilet seats. One 1991 British survey of 528 women at an OB/GYN clinic found that 85 per cent said they crouched over public toilets while urinating, and 12 per cent papered the seat. Only 2 per cent sat all the way down.
Jennifer Lopez once declared she washes her hair in ice water in a bid to ward off split ends and encourage a smooth mane.
Why does summer get all the time in the sun? Let's turn up the heat this winter and get cooking with gas.
Julia Medew Home renovation shows including The Block may be fuelling a rise in potentially fatal ladder falls, prompting doctors to recommend bike helmets to people climbing at home.
Michael Idato Revelations about an alleged network of tunnels between the Playboy Mansion and stars' homes appear too good to be true.
Live like Leo
Livia Gamble Leonardo DiCaprio's grandiose Palm Springs apartment can be rented for a king's ransom.
Working from home
Megan Blandford If you have the freedom to work from home, make it an office of inspiration.
Alana Schetzer Consumers buying products marked "green" or "natural" may think they are doing the right thing for the environment, but scientists have discovered a link between many common ingredients and risks to human health.
Livia Gamble The saying waste not want not makes perfect sense, right?
Anahad O'Connor A new study suggests that parents who wash their dishes by hand, rather than in a dishwashing machine, may unwittingly lower the likelihood that their children will develop allergies.
Five second rule
Livia Gamble Despite the figures, the question: can you drop your food and eat it too? has been debated. Here’s four times you shouldn't eat food off the floor.
Mary Ward Calling all stickybeaks...
Megan Blandford Style is important, but a balance needs to be struck between the things in our homes and our personalities.
Lose the clutter
Paula Goodyer Excess weight and excess stuff can creep up on us slowly over time until one day you realise your zipper won't do up or the cupboard won't close.
Mary Ward Warning: serious Pinterest porn ahead.