Ellen Degeneres, with her wife Portia de Rossi and mother Betty, arrived in Sydney this morning to a media frenzy and hundreds of screaming fans. They were greeted by the Qantas choir singing the Men at Work classic Down Under. Ellen broke out into an impromptu dance routine for her fans. Ellen tweeted from the plane, “I made…Details
Mention the word bodybuilder and most people picture the male stereotype with bulging biceps and tiny speedos complemented by an excess of fake tan. But women are proving to be just as strong and committed as men, competing and training for hours on end, putting in months of preparation and going through more tan cans…Details
Businesses are always looking for ways to grow their market. How could this benefit you? Traditional market research and written feedback are the usual ways of researching customer satisfaction and identifying problems, but there’s a new method that could help you make a quick buck. Welcome to secret shopping. Secret shopping or “mystery shopping” is a…Details
All the sweetness but none of the kilojoules? We’d all love artificial sweeteners or “intense sweeteners” to be a guilt-free pleasure, but several studies suggest they could be harmful to us. When you’re trying to lose weight, one of the biggest challenges you face as a dieter is choosing the right products to help you shed those…Details
After a week of working in Bali, being stuck there for Nyepi (the Hindu Balinese equivalent of New Year) was not in my plans, but I chose to embrace the unique holiday and experience it to the fullest. Most Westerners use the Nyepi holiday as an excuse to escape the island, but I highly recommend…Details
With Australia’s first R18+ game Ninja Gaiden 3: Razors Edge being released later this month is this transition into games with more adult content beneficial to Australian society or is this another massacre waiting to happen?
– Patrick Mendoza
The Newsroom takes a closer look at a new app, created for Sydney universities, that provides incentive for good marks.
– Presented by Kristy Coulcher
– Produced by Jordan Cox
With cold weather fast approaching, now is the perfect time to spruce up your wardrobe a little. Macleay Newsroom has taken a sneak peak at the trends to keep an eye out for when spoiling yourself for autumn. Leather Who says you can’t wear leather and still look like a lady? The trend for leather is…Details
Music Mark: 6/10 Standout track: Losing You Best known for being the younger sister of 16-time Grammy winner, Beyoncé Knowles, Solange has stepped out of her sister’s shadow to release her first EP – True. She is accompanied by long-time collaborator turned producer Dev Hynes, an accomplished artist known for his work under the monikers Blood…Details
Peter Neaves is a professional yacht delivery skipper. His job has seen him and his crew deliver vessels across the globe’s great oceans. The excitement of global sailing is often realised when Peter goes to work, but there are also tough times, not included in the brochures. Cyclones, rough ports, food, gas and fuel shortages,…Details