The history of the condom

The popular use of condoms has risen and fallen throughout history, depending on the political and cultural attitudes of the time. Our understanding of disease and infection has played a big role, as has developments in materials and construction. An… …read more

7 apps to make you happier

1. Gratitude Journal
$4.49 – iOS
Take five minutes out to jot down what you’re grateful for today. This app makes it easy to build a daily gratitude habit, unleashing good feelings and helping you reframe your outlook on life.
2. The 7-m… …read more

Cadel Evans on The Art of Cycling

Cycling legend and Medibank ambassador Cadel Evans had plenty to reflect on when it came to writing his autobiography. Over a 20-year career, he rode in 750 professional races, racking up success after success.
The Art of Cycling by Cadel Evans delv… …read more

The Wellbeing @ Work Index

Wellbeing in the workplace has been repeatedly shown to drive employee effectiveness and engagement, boost business performance and help to attract and retain top talent.
However, while workplace wellbeing is commonly talked about in Australia, it i… …read more

Easy asparagus pesto recipe

2 bunches of asparagus, woody ends snapped off
100 g parmesan cheese, grated
2 large handfuls of spinach leaves
1 large handful of mixed soft herbs (such as basil, parsley, chervil)
4 garlic cloves
80 g pine nuts (or substitute with… …read more

Pina colada popsicles recipe

Makes: 10-12
Prep time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 5 minutes
Freezing time: 8 hours
3 cups fresh pineapple chunks
3 tablespoons coconut sugar
1 (270 ml) can coconut cream
½ teaspoon vanilla extract
Coconut oil shell
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Barbecued bananas recipe

4 bananas, left in the skins and cut lengthways down one side to make a pocket
4 tablespoons brown sugar
½ lemon
½ teaspoon of butter per banana
¼ cup peanuts, crushed
Vanilla ice cream to serve
1…. …read more

How to stay sun smart in style

According to the Cancer Council, 2 in 3 Australians will be diagnosed with skin cancer, and 95-99% of skin cancers result from sun exposure. This makes skin cancer the most common type of cancer in Australia and accounts for about 80% of all new canc… …read more

Green juice recipe

1 large green apple, cored and chopped
1 large celery stalk, chopped
1 cucumber, chopped
Juice of 1 lemon
4 cm knob of ginger, minced
1 cup of filtered water
1. Combine all ingredients in a blender a… …read more

Meet the Lunch Lady

Kate Berry, AKA the Lunch Lady, has been dishing up the delights of home cooking on her blog for years. Over a year ago, she made the jump from digital to print with the launch of Lunch Lady, a quarterly magazine that beautifully packages her passion… …read more