Lifestyle from the NZ Herald

May 28, 2019
Influencers quit social media two weeks after begging for money for an African trip

Influencers quit social media two weeks after begging for money for an African trip

The Instagram influencer who copped major backlash after asking followers to help send him and his girlfriend on an overseas trip, has quit social media, news.com.au reports.Catalin Onc and Elena Engelhardt, who have a combined...

Queensland mum responds to Brisbane cafe's alleged online bullying

Queensland mum responds to Brisbane cafe's alleged online bullying

The saga surrounding a Brisbane cafe and a disgruntled customer is continuing to rumble on.It all started when Kylie Lindsay left a one-star Google review about The Low Road Cafe for not having a high chair for her 15-month-old-son.In...

Bizarre new selfie trend sweeping internet with bubble tea and boobs

Bizarre new selfie trend sweeping internet with bubble tea and boobs

Bubble tea has taken the world by storm.The delicious craze originated in Taiwan and involves having flavoursome pearls — known as "bubbles" — at the bottom of a cup that drinkers can slurp up to add a fruity, milky or even chewy...

Couple's gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong, then goes viral

Couple's gender reveal stunt goes horribly wrong, then goes viral

A couple's gender reveal stunt backfired spectacularly after a coloured party popper exploded and hit the dad-to-be right in his crotch.Parker Stuard and his girlfriend, Micah, from Tennessee, held a party at the weekend with friends...

Wife's two minutes to say goodbye to her firefighter husband before his lethal injection

Wife's two minutes to say goodbye to her firefighter husband before his lethal injection

It's been almost four months since Christine Thornton lay beside her husband and whispered into his ear as he died in a Swiss euthanasia clinic.It was a good death, the kind the couple had so desperately wanted. Peaceful. Dignified....

Autistic boy given cruel award by Massachusetts school in the US

Autistic boy given cruel award by Massachusetts school in the US

An autistic schoolboy was given a "Most Likely to Get Lost in a Crowd" end-of-year award, upsetting the sixth grader and his mother. Desiree Perez went to her son's middle school in New Bedford, Massachusetts, to collect his end...

Former Kiwi model eats 1kg of Nutella in four minutes on YouTube

A former model saw off an entire 1kg jar of Nutella in less than four minutes - without having any water.Nela Zisser, 27, stirred the chocolatey topping and pushed her hair behind her ears to prepare for the mammoth undertaking.The...

Men's health: Four telltale signs of trouble

Men's health: Four telltale signs of trouble

Does your body talk to you? The simple answer is yes, it sure does, and in a language we can understand, if we know what to listen for, writes Dr Abhi Charukonda. June is Men's Health Month in New Zealand. As I see an increasing...

Four-year-old takes great-grandfather's SUV to get chocolate in US

Four-year-old takes great-grandfather's SUV to get chocolate in US

A 4-year-old in the US decided to take his great-grandfather's SUV for a joy ride when he was desperate for chocolate.Sebastian Swenson, from Minnesota, sneakily stole the car after he used his great-grandfather's walker to get...

Royal motorcade crash: Grandmother in hospital, hit by Prince William's convoy

Royal motorcade crash: Grandmother in hospital, hit by Prince William's convoy

A grandmother is seriously injured in hospital following an accident involving Prince William's official convoy.Police watchdogs are investigating the incident – the fourth involving a royal in just seven months. William and his...

Woman discovers she's single in boyfriend's 'savage' flatmate advert

Woman discovers she's single in boyfriend's 'savage' flatmate advert

A woman has been left horrified after accidentally discovering her boyfriend was leaving her in the most brutal way.The Adelaide-based couple went head-to-head in a local rental property Facebook group after he posted about being...

Selena Gomez slams 'dangerous, unhealthy' Instagram

Selena Gomez slams 'dangerous, unhealthy' Instagram

Selena Gomez has deleted Instagram after slamming the social media platform for being "dangerous" and "unhealthy".The 26-year-old singer is one of the most followed accounts on Instagram, with over 152 million fans, but has now...

Teen jailed over 'race traitor' post about Prince Harry

Teen jailed over 'race traitor' post about Prince Harry

A UK judge has sentenced a teenager who created an "abhorrent" online image of Prince Harry to four years and three months in a young offenders' institution.Judge Rebecca Poulet lambasted student Michal Szewczuk, 19, for creating...

A man ate expired food for a year. Here's what happened

A man ate expired food for a year. Here's what happened

Last year, Mom's Organic Market founder and CEO Scott Nash did something many are afraid to do: He ate a cup of yogurt months after its expiration date. And then tortillas a year past their expiration date. "I mean, I ate heavy cream...

Younger generations are growing horns in the back of their head

Younger generations are growing horns in the back of their head

Younger generations seem to be developing horns in the back of their skulls due to the extended use of technology like smartphones and tablets.Two Australian researchers made the bizarre discovery while examining hundreds of X-rays...

Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95: The 'poor little rich girl' who made her own way

Gloria Vanderbilt dies at 95: The 'poor little rich girl' who made her own way

Gloria Vanderbilt, the "poor little rich girl" who fascinated during a scandalous custody trial in the 1930s, became one of the most chronicled socialites of her era, and was a model, actor, poet, painter, author and jeans mass-marketer,...

Woman who asked for Mariah Carey cake got Marie Curie instead

Woman who asked for Mariah Carey cake got Marie Curie instead

A woman in the UK who asked for a cake to be decorated with singer Mariah Carey's picture for her birthday got scientist Marie Curie instead.The hilarious baking blunder confused the All I Want For Christmas Is You hitmaker with...

Mum scolded for teaching 2-year-old correct words for genitals

Mum scolded for teaching 2-year-old correct words for genitals

While cutesy nicknames were commonly used by parents to refer to their children's body parts, the practice is now out of line with official parenting advice.Which is why one parent was outraged to find out her 2-year-old son had...

Woman blasts PrettyLittleThing after brutal bikini fail

Woman blasts PrettyLittleThing after brutal bikini fail

There's nothing like the bitter disappointment of receiving a parcel in the post, only to discover its contents are not exactly as expected.That's what happened to British woman, Lydia Ramsey, who ordered a slinky new body-con bikini...

The Queen won't be attending great-grandson Archie's christening

The Queen won't be attending great-grandson Archie's christening

Baby Archie will be baptised next month, despite the fact that one very important guest, his great grandmother, the Queen, is not able to attend.The Sunday Times reports that due to prior commitments the Queen won't be at the baptism...

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