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ON HIS HIGH HORSE: Chris Hindmarsh says Australia has a drinking problem. "Alcohol is central to so many parts of our culture these days," he told DBT. "Most of my friends rely on alcohol to have a good time." "A lot...
NOBODY'S BUSINESS: It's the ultimate sleepwear item for wealthy people; the pyjamas Qantas hands out to its business class passengers. However Sydney's Megan Mercer has taken the drastic step of wearing her Qantas pyjama top while out grocery shopping at...
IN CASE YOU DIDN'T KNOW: A Sydney man has spent the majority of lunch with friends today trying to talk as much as possible about the City2Surf. "So, what are you guys up to tomorrow?" asked Nathan Brampton, hoping his...
LOST IN TRANSLATION: A well intentioned local man has been left bewildered and berated by his wife after he tried to help her this morning. Michael Mackie offered his wife Katrina a potential solution to a problem she was facing...
REALISTIC REACTIONS: Social networking website LinkedIn is being praised for adding a new reaction button to give users a broader choice beyond 'Like,' 'Comment' or 'Share.' "Our new 'Calm down you tosser' option is already proving a popular button since...
CASH GRAB: Julian Houghton spends his time meeting with institutional and private investors from the top end of town. He spruiks the performance of his funds, moving between city skyscrapers while proudly wearing a pair of boots designed for the...
QUICK FIX: Researchers from Sydney University say drugs like Valium and Xanax are significantly more helpful in dealing with anxiety, depression and panic disorders. "Our study shows benzodiazepine medications work quicker and more effectively than any kind of meditation or...
SOFT LAUNCH: A Melbourne woman has taken the first brave step in her career as an entrepreneur.   Nikki Brenner hired a professional photographer to get a range of headshots of herself.   “I can’t believe this is actually all happening now,” says...
FULL STORY: Almost half of all US states are set to either ban or severely restrict abortion in the US, after the supreme court overturned the national right to terminations. "It's important to protect the rights of unborn Americans," says...
RELIEF AT THE CHECKOUT: With lettuce prices showing no sign of abating, Woolworths has taken the unprecedented step of offering Afterpay for an individual grocery item. "Retail lettuce prices seem locked in at around $10 a head, at least for...

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