Liam Mannix Australia's Scrabble players are shuffling their tiles in anticipation of the long-awaited release of a new 'modern' word list – which is set to be heavy on the text speak.
Kate Aubusson Lad mag ZOO Weekly has removed all "offending" images of a bikini-clad model brandishing a long poppy stem to mark the centenary of Gallipoli, according to the Department of Veterans' Affairs.
Kate Aubusson Lad mag ZOO Weekly has marked the centenary of Gallipoli by featuring a bikini-clad model brandishing a long poppy stem in classic phallic pose.
Jo Hartley Dropping an F-bomb is preferable to planting a punch so why does swearing still upset people?
The dark side of the selfie
Eamonn Warner There's something unsettling about a man constantly posting selfies. Now we have an explanation as to why.
The selfie stick evolves
Eamonn Warner Selfie sticks have become so popular that now there looks to be a market for specialised products. Enter the 'Belfie' ... which allows you to take photos of your own butt.
Livia Gamble Munchkin the shih tzu wearing a special suit while walking on a treadmill is the cutest thing you will see today.
Peter Barrett Shorter, healthier, earlier and, well, stingier. That's what restaurateurs and business people say has happened to the corporate lunch. It seems restaurants and corporate patrons are still feeling the pinch from the 2008 global financial crisis.
Anne-Elisabeth Moutet New book How to Be Parisian Wherever You Are lists an infuriating series of style commands, delivered only partly tongue in cheek.
Larissa Ham This business will check out anything you want to buy on the net before you commit.
YouTube is killing the movie star?
Nedahl Stelio The top five teen idols in the US are YouTube stars, not movie stars.
Ivan Hewitt Many of us have our pet hates in the English language. Ivan Hewett runs through the weasel words that have lost their original meaning.
A comprehensive guide
Caitlin Dewey It’s impossible to guess what “the kids” will dream up next — as long as they have cameras and underdeveloped prefrontal cortexes, there’s really no saying.
'They don't look good in selfies'
Edward Malnick Black cats are apparently facing a new existential challenge – the rise of the “selfie” in the age of social media.
Rise of the fistbump
Researchers have found that greeting people with a fistbump rather than a handshake can reduce the spread of bacteria by up to 90 per cent. But that's one of many reasons why we should all adopt the gesture.
Creepy cat fact
Derek Willis Your cat may never give up your secrets. But your cat photos might.
Best selfie ever?
Rachel Clun An American teenager has been catapaulted to worldwide fame after taking a selfie with Sir Paul McCartney and Warren Buffet.
Daniel Miller The Hollywood cameraman who insists he invented the celebrity selfie in 1981.
Nyree McFarlane A Facebook group called 'What Happens at Private School Goes on Snapchat' documents the ridiculousness of some elite public schools in the UK.
The Nick Kyrgios 'juicy wiggle'
Jenna Clarke Forget Dancing With The Stars and other versions of reality television, for drama and dance moves usually seen in pubs an hour before last call, one cannot look past the world of professional tennis.