Cassidy Giles

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Where To Fall In Love

You can fall in love in a grocery store, all high on domesticity and mundanity because here’s this blinding, fluorescent place you dreaded as a …

Zach Galifianakis pays rent for formerly homeless woman - TODAY.com

Today<p>Zach Galifianakis escorted Mimi Haist to the "Hangover Part II" premiere and after-party in 2011.<p>Zach Galifianakis' character, Alan, is always doing the unexpected in the "Hangover" movies -- and the actor is apparently the same way in real life.<p>Galifianakis has helped an 87-year-old Los …

Book Review: 'We Need New Names'

Photo: Philip Friedman/Studio D<p>Those of us who give up our homelands live with quiet knowledge nestled in our blood like an incurable disease; even as we are here, we are tied to somewhere else," writes NoViolet Bulawayo, winner of the 2011 Caine Prize for African Writing, with the wisdom of …

People Style

Isaac V./Broadimage<p>–First Rihanna, now Khloé Kardashian! The reality star is reportedly in trouble with New York Governor Andrew Cuomo for her Rich Soil T-shirt logo, which features similar imagery to the Pride of New York symbol [Huffington Post]<p>–Kristen Wiig has some serious bombshell hair (and …

'Fat' Abercrombie Ads Are A Brilliant Response To CEO Mike Jeffries (PHOTOS)

We're sure we don't have to remind you about the Abercrombie & Fitch's CEO's not-so-popular preference for selling his clothes exclusively to "cool," "good-looking" folks (and not "larger people," as industry expert Robin Lewis suggested). Unsurprisingly, many customers found his outlook offensive, …

Growing Up Sexually

<i>"It takes courage to grow up and become who you really are." -- E.E. Cummings</i><p>I have been making love with the same man for some 30 years, and although I can honestly say it has gotten amazingly and increasingly better over the decades, it is important to add that this improvement was in direct …

Sun, Sand and...Soup? Summer's Arrived!

Summer is arriving thick and fast in LA: the evenings are staying sunnier, weekends are for the beach and my sweaters have all-but-one-hoodie been packed into a box. I love this time of year. But the warmer weather gets me thinking about being bikini-ready, getting on a healthier diet and keeping …

A muffin top? Yummy. No, such names for women's body parts are unsavoury

<b>What would you recommend to cover up my muffin top?</b><i><br>Andrea Taureau, by email</i><p>Well, I'm not really sure, Andrea. You could just put a little tea towel …

Minds Are The Strangest Thing

To catch thought as it flies has long been an ambition of the high-end literary novel. From one point of view, it is possible to see the form’s history as an incremental refinement of the means by which consciousness is represented on the page. Jane Austen’s free indirect speech, the folding of …

Tumblr Users Have All the Feels About Yahoo Acquisition

Early this morning Yahoo announced it would be acquiring Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash – roughly a quarter of the purchase price Disney put up for …

15 Unbelievably Sexist Bachelor Magazine Covers

Bachelor — the retro magazine for the single man — told guys everything they needed to know about tricking women into having the sex.

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Justin Bieber Gets Booed At The Billboard Music Awards

When Justin Bieber took the stage to accept his fan-voted MIlestone Award at the Billboard Music Awards, he was met with a series of cheers and boos.<p>The 19-year-old singer beat out both Taylor Swift and Bruno Mars for the new award.<p>Bieber's solution?<p>He started his acceptance speech asking the …

The West Australian

Extortion allegationsVideoKizon, Green caught up in $100m wind-up applicationBux promoted a mobile phone app that would move cash around the globe. …

Jason Clare says teamwork and intelligence are key to stopping drug networks

Home Affairs Minister Jason Clare has launched the ACC's 2011-12 Illicit Drug Data Report, and recalled his own exposure to drugs as he was growing …

23 tonnes of drugs worth $5 billion seized across Australia in 2011-12

The Australian Crime Commission's (ACC) annual illicit drug data report shows drug purity is on the rise and Australia is a target.<p>The ACC handed …

Australian actress Penne Hackforth-Jones dies aged 64

One of Australia's most recognisable actors, Penne Hackforth-Jones, has died at the age of 64 after battling lung cancer.

The World Today - The push for a drug injecting room in Melbourne 20/05/2013

EMILY BOURKE: A public health group is calling for Melbourne to follow Sydney's example and provide a safe injecting room for drug users.<p>Research by …

Former prime minister Kevin Rudd has changed his position on gay marriage, saying it should now be legalised http://ow.ly/ldYeW Last September Rudd voted against legalising same-sex marriage - but he says he has changed his mind after a conversation with a friend who came out as gay. In a blog post he wrote: ''He then tells me that one day he'd like to get married to another bloke. And by the way, 'had my views on same sex marriage changed?'" ''Finally,'' he writes, ''as someone who was raised for the most important part of his childhood by a single mum, I don't buy the argument that I was somehow developmentally challenged because I didn't happen to have a father. ''The loving nurture of children is a more complex business than that.'' *Don't forget you can *like* our page at http://www.facebook.com/theageAustralia

Queensland is Australia’s drug arrest capital, according to a new report. The Australian Crime Commission’s Illicit Drug Data 2011-12 report shows the state accounted for 28 per cent of all drug-related arrests in across the nation last financial year. But ACC chief executive John Lawler says the state’s 26,463 drug-related arrests indicate a zero-tolerance approach towards drugs, rather than an increase in use. http://bit.ly/12nIOnt