Jenner's fears over magazine cover

Bruce Jenner's female identity, Caitlyn Jenner, has been revealed on the cover of Vanity Fair.

"You never want to look like a guy in drag," says the Olympic star on debuting her transformation into Caitlyn.

Could these kill off the tampon?

When used correctly, the underwear is completely leak-proof.

That time of the month? Forget the granny pants. These leak-proof undies could be the future.

We're not just 'glorified wombs'

Career, marriage, babies... no wonder women are exhausted by trying to cram it all in.

If you haven't got a career, marriage, house and baby by 35, that doesn't mean you've failed as a woman.

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Cop stands in for killed parents

Officer Eric Ellison embraces 18-year-old Kazzie Portie at his high school graduation.

Officer attends teen's graduation after breaking the news his parents had died just a week earlier.

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love & sex

Loud sex lands woman in jail

A neighbour complained about the Birmingham woman's 5am sex session. The reason she got jail time? This isn't the first time she's kept her neighbours up.

Her 5am "screaming and shouting" session was the final straw for one British woman's neighbours.

Cheating really is 'complicated'

Why is it that some people can cheat on their partner without a second thought and what should you do if it happens to you?

Jessie loves her husband, but ...

Brains over breast size?

food & wine

He makes 10,000 sausages a week

Island Bay butchers making sausages at their Strathmore butchery.
Terry McKee, left, and Don Andrews making Veal, Truffle oil and Lindauer

Wellington butcher Terry McKee says there is an art to making quality snarlers by hand.

Recipe: Salt & pepper tofu

This simple vegetarian dinner will give you a whole new love of tofu.

Get them while they're hot: crumpets with honey.

How to make crumpets

These savoury batter cakes are perfect on a cold winter's morning with Vegemite and grilled cheese.

beauty

Caitlyn's doppelganger, Jessica Lange

Caitlyn Jenner (65) looks like 66-year-old Jessica Lange's sister.

Jessica Lange thinks it's "wonderful" her looks are being compared to Caitlyn Jenner's.

Manscaping - raising eyebrows video

One man's search for meaning – and sculpted facial hair – at an expo for women.

FKA Twigs, who performed at the 'Alexander McQueen: Savage Beauty Fashion Gala' earlier this year, regularly faces racist Tweeters.

Beauty double standards still exist

Diverse faces in media may not be tokenistic anymore, but the gatekeepers are still being selective.

fashion

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Pakistan agog as top model arrested

Ayaan Ali was once the face of companies ranging from Calvin Klein clothing to Magnum ice cream.

Jaden Smith attends prom with actress Amandla Stenberg.

Jaden Smith wears skirt to prom

Jaden Smith brings his strong fashion game to prom, attending in a skirt and sneakers.

well & good

Living with enhanced empathy

Highly Sensitive people experience things in HD which sounds like fun, but the constant intensity can be overwhelming.

Does coffee rattle your nerves? Do you tear up at beautiful art or music? You may be Highly Sensitive.

Eat your way to happiness

It's about sticking to tasty, vibrant foods rather than giving things up, says top nutritionist Lola Berry.

Meditation can change brains

Millions tricked by fake study

life

Cop stands in for killed parents

Officer Eric Ellison embraces 18-year-old Kazzie Portie at his high school graduation.

Police officer keeps promise to attend teen's graduation after delivering the news his parents had died just a week earlier.

Could these kill off the tampon?

That time of the month? Forget the granny pants. These leak-proof undies could be the future.

We're not just 'glorified wombs'

Are you a masturdater?

home & property

Clearing my hoarder dad's house

My father's hoarding had progressed to the meta-status constituting of a collection of collections (file photo).

Antique tools, postcards, spoons, bubble wrap, bird's nests, animal skulls ... is there anything he didn't collect?

Tips for growing winter mint

Like basil, mint is one of those herbs that has a tendency to play hard to get.

Michele painting the soffits - hot date night.

Decisions, decisions, decisions

The number of decisions you have to make when building a new home will get under your skin.

luxury

Crazy new must-have of the super-rich

A top dog life - A pup at Somerset House during London Fashion Week Fall/Winter 2015.

A dog nanny: akin to that of a governess, but entrusted with a slobbering pug in a pink diamond-studded collar.

Jeremy Renner's $6m property gallery

A 1920s house with a 550m 'great room', renovated by Jeremy Renner and his business partner, is up for sale.

LOW MAINTENANCE: Kim Kardashian uses three different make-up artists depending on how 'ethnic' or 'glam' she wants to look.

Kim K's $2600 make-up routine

It starts with a $600 moisturiser...

weddings

Saying 'I do' at the zoo

Pop-up weddings are now being offered at Wellington Zoo from $4400. Animal encounters are extra.

It's OK to say there was a cheetah at your wedding.

Surprise wedding engagement

Internet outraged on behalf of a bride who had her thunder stolen - but it was her idea!

Newlywed Melissa Newman takes her junior groomsman, Will McCall, 13, by the hand just after Newman's marriage to Benjamin Burke. Newman, who has known Will since he was 4 and she worked as a special education aide at his school, asked him to stand up at her wedding.

Autistic boy says 'I do' to wedding role

He had practiced for days, memorised a sheet of instructions, and now the moment had come.

Video

Hamilton chef a finalist in top vegetarian competition

Hamilton chef Luke McGowan's culinary skill has secured him a spot as a finalist in New Zealand's top vegetarian dish competition.

Parenting

Working out at 35 weeks pregnant

The mum continued her training throughout pregnancy, and got back to it two months after welcoming her sons.

Remember being 35 weeks pregnant and feeling too exhausted to get off the couch? 

I don't know your unleashed dog

If your dog runs towards my child and I've got doubt about its intentions, I'm going to take action.

Taleisha and her big sister Rhianna.

Almost strangled by sister's hair

Mum warns of the dangers of babies or toddlers sharing beds with anyone with long hair after near-tragedy.

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When a pet decides to give something its full attention, it's a sight to behold.

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