Five ways to improve your brain fitness

When we are physically fit, we are healthier and function better. Having a fit and healthy brain leads to sharper cognition and improved mental performance.

OMG! Are these guys really doing this?

HIGH LIFE: Dan Willersdorf relaxes at a highline spot west of Gympie.

Taking passion for heights to a new level

93 years old and still pumping iron

GOOD TIMES: 93-year-old Second World War veteran Ken Smith is glowing with health as he takes part in a program run by Active Body Conditioning at Goodlife Health Club. Ken is pictured with exercise physiologist Emily Beck.

Ken's exercise fix great for his body, mind and soul

Ipswich woman's last chance to spend time with dying dad

LIFELINE: Ride-sharing job allows Bryr Brannigan to spend time with terminally ill dad, Patrick.

HOW Uber changed this local family's life

Puppy seller rubbishes dog law changes

POUND PUPPY: This little pig-dog cross is one of dozens of puppies that may be put down if no home is found for them, or they remain unclaimed by their owner. Photo Lisa Machin / Dalby Herald

Council say the new rules are designed to stamp out puppy farming

Due in October: Volkswagen's Golf R-engined Arteon GT beauty

GT FOR THE PEOPLE: Expect to pay in the low-$60,000s for VW's all-new Arteon five-door fastback when it hits Aussie showrooms in October.

Sleek fastback hits 100kmh in just 5.6-seconds

Doggone it! Did you know unrestrained pets are illegal?

It's actually illegal to not have your pet properly restrained in your car.

It is illegal for a pet to not be properly restrained in your car.

Really? $800 for a Woolworths' Marvel Super Disk?

The collectibles are selling for crazy prices on eBay

Your newspaper just took out three global gongs!

News Corp's Hey Mumma named best in the world!

The dangerous baby sleep hack angering parents

Clever. Also deeply stupid. Source: Reddit.

Seriously, do not try this at home.

'Hurricane S***rina': Dad finds category five poo explosion

Fearing the worst, the panicked dad ran up to little Alessandra’s room — where he was faced with a stinky disaster zone.

"It looked like a real category 5 s*** storm blew thru her room."

'I feel like a gutted shark, this is not the easy way out'

She describes the reality of what it means to give birth via c-sect

Australia could ban all electronic devices on flights

The says the policy is in fact still under consideration

Life gets harder for teenage girls

Shot of a young girl getting teased at school.

New pressures means this could be a generation in crisis

Poke: tropical and totally trendy

Why not try making a pretty Hawaiian-style sushi bowl?

5 reasons you're tired of Domino's, according to Domino's

Pineapple on pizza is not one of them, oddly enough.

On a roll with these rice paper gems

These salmon rolls are a perfect dish for entertaining.

Radish and mango combo an entertainer's delight

RECIPE: Wow guests with Luke Mangan's sweet, salty recipe

Luke Mangan's salted chocolate honeycomb recipe from his latest cookbook, Sharing Plates.

Try this dessert that is so 'in' right now

RECIPE: Time to meet your marmalade ingredient

Cumquats, in season now, make a delicious tangy marmalade.

Cumquats come into their own in preserves

Cahill scores goals galore with heady home brews

TESTED: Kieran Murphy (left) of Ipswich Brewers Union and Martin Potter taste a Belgian Saison as judges of home brews.

Ipswich home brewers earn high praise after quality entries

Style: How to entertain outdoors this winter

MOST of us think of summer when it comes to entertaining outdoors.

STYLE: Bring nature inside without killing it

What's not to love when you can have a rainforest as a backdrop in your home?

Wallpaper has made a huge comeback in home decor

Gladstone mum's warning after son falls out second-storey window

6-year-old Garnet Sharpley is very lucky to not be too badly hurt after falling from an upstairs window.

The 6-year-old was rushed to Gladstone Hospital on the weekend.

Invest in lasting pieces for comfort

A bed featuring stone-washed, pure Irish linen sheets and accessories by Miss Molly.

What are the best ways to buy for long-term style?

Gardening: How to grow your own potatoes

THEY need space, sunshine, and fertile, slightly acidic, well-drained soil. They grow pretty quickly - you will be harvesting potatoes in three or four months.

Python enjoys large lunch in middle of Coast backyard

Mr Karu said the snake took 20 minutes to eat the possum.

Enormous snake devours lunch in backyard to shock of homeowner

In Your Garden with Darren Davidson

TAFE Queensland South West Horticulture Teacher, Darren Davidson

With TAFE Qld South West Horticulture Teacher, Darren Davidson

Gardening: Give a gifts that live on Mother's Day

In Australia, the traditional Mother's Day flower is the chrysanthemum..

The traditional Mother's Day flower is the chrysanthemum.

"I do most things naked": Woman's cheeky secret

Kelly Anderson said naked gardening was therapeutic. Picture: Glenn Hampson

World Naked Gardening Day will have green thumbs strip this weekend

Gardening: Dealing with a damaged yard

Unhealthy, weak trees are hazardous and may need trimming or removal. If in doubt, consult an arborist.

Cleaning up after a big weather event

Perfect time to plant a bloom of respect

The Flanders poppy.

Learn more about the Flanders poppy

Travel expo offers you a chance to win dream trip

Win a share in more than $7000 in prizes

Island of natural highs

Tangalooma Island Resort is majestic from the air.

Tangalooma offers world-class activities, accommodation and eateries

TRAVEL: Make your escape into the Bunyas

Bunya Mountains sculpture at Dandabah, installed in 2008, marks 100 years of national parks in Queensland.

A spectacular wilderness awaits about two hours from Brisbane

There is a cruise ship made for just about anyone

Cruising to Antarctica is now an option for cruise lovers and, bottom right, barge cruising is becoming more popular.

From super liners to barges, get on board the cruise trend

Fancy business class around the world for $3k?

“It has never been this cheap in the history of ever."

Dear 'Millennials': Take a reality check!

Seniors News takes up the battle for the "older generation".

Dear Older Generations: The video dividing the internet

“Sorry for being unable to sit still in an office."

'Bulls--t!' Lisa Wilkinson grilled over Karl's pay packet

LISA Wilkinson has denied a gender pay gap on The Today Show despite reports claiming her co-host Karl Stefanovic earns more than double her wage.

Rebel Wilson trial: The secret we never could have known

Rebel Wilson outside court

“Most people wouldn’t know it exists,” she said.

Janet’s back in the ring

Marta Dusseldorp returns in season three of the TV series Janet King.

Season three of ABC's legal drama delves deeper than ever before.

Game of Thrones drops new trailer for season 7

Game of Thrones fans have been given a new trailer for season 7.

Fans are finally getting a full-throttled peak at season seven.

How true-blue train driver became a TV star

Bernie Baker stars in the TV series Railroad Australia.

Fan reactions still surprise Bernie Baker.

Conviction for Snapchat body shaming of elderly woman

Dani Mathers was arrested after snapping a photo of a naked, elderly woman in a US gym and posting it on social media. Picture: Supplied

Model convicted for secretly snapping and posting a naked gym pic

What's on the big screen this week

 Kaya Scodelario and Johnny Depp in a scene from Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales.

JACK Sparrow faces an old foe and Sam Worthington stars in The Shack

Pants with personality made in Warwick

Homemade zany leggings draw attention from around the globe

Former beauty queen unveils what life is really like

Jenni Mortimer is a former beauty queens from New Zealand.

Being on the pageant circuit wasn’t glamorous and it wasn’t easy

Brazilian butt lift in vogue to mimic celebrities

Before and after shots of a doctor, 35, who had a Brazilian butt lift procedure in November by Dr Kourosh Tavakoli.

Women are having surgery to mimic their 'bottom icons'

Style: Diversity on runway so hot right now

Australian model Madeline Stuart.

Representation a welcome sight at fashion week

How this 70-year-old still looks so hot in a bikini

Carolyn doing some baking.

Hartz turnz 70 in July, and still enjoys wearing a bikini

Chanel boomerang comes back to hit them over the head

The only thing this “weapon” is going to kill your bank balance

Vegetables the pick as cool weather hits

This Saturday's fresh produce report from Rocklea Markets

$249 LG K8 smart phone has top selfie camera features

LG K8 will feature auto show and gesture shot features

iPad artists capture PGA golf action

PGA Tour illustrator Kristian Champagne capture’s THE PLAYERS Championship trophy at sunrise on iPad Pro.

Artists put aside paints and brushes for Procreate app on iPad Pro

Aldi Australia promises to fix customers' biggest gripe

Aldi Australia chief executive Tom Daunt.

German retailer revamping its 470 stores around Australia

Farm-to-door delivery takes business back to the future

Helen and Tom Badger recently started getting their milk home delivered from Big River Milk deliver driver Jason Reddy.Photo Bill North / Daily Examiner

Community laps up online initiative to cut out middle man

What's the best 4K TV to buy in Australia?

LG is arguably leading the race for television supremacy in 2017.

LG and Samsung shape up in the battle for supremacy

Buy veg to roast for great winter warmer

Fruit and vegetables on display at Show Whitsunday. Photo Matthew Newton / The Guardian

Rocklea Markets frush produce report

Record number of girls shave hair for cancer research

A RECORD number of girls have braved the shave at a Toowoomba school.

Lemons to race 24 hours at Willowbank Raceway

LEMON SEASON: Keith Lewis of Queensland Raceway and Mayor Paul Pisasale celebrate the upcoming 24 Hours of Lemons at Queensland Raceway.

Hotted up old bombs set to raise funds for prostate cancer

Dyslexia proving no barrier for Fraser Coast nurse

USC student Tess Beane.

Dyslexia isn't getting in the way of learning for one nurse.

Mum poses nude in support of body awareness

IN THE BUFF: Krystal Gordon poses in support of body confidence.

Bikini turned Krystal's life around

Andrew Forrest unveils largest donation in Aussie history

Andrew Forrest with PM Malcolm Turnbull and Russell Crowe.

It's not often a Hollywood A-lister is eclipsed by a businessman

Manchester attack: Mum 'doesn’t know her daughter has died'

THE mum of an eight-year-old girl massacred in the Manchester terror attack apparently has no idea her daughter is dead as she is fighting for life in...

Doctor's pregnancy comments cause outrage

FREE HEALTH: South-west health directer doctor Chris Buck.

A DARLING Downs doctor has come under fire for a Facebook post

The children's paracetamol mistakes we're all making

Did you know toxicity can occur even at paracetamol doses lower than the recommended daily maximum dose?

Toxicity can occur even at doses lower than the recommended max dose

'When I was 13, my mum married a paedophile'

Generic, girl, silhouette.  Photo Thinkstock

"He made me feel uncomfortable but I didn’t know why, then."

Tributes flow for mum who died 24 hours after giving birth

Sarah Bertrand with her newborn son, hours before she died.

Mum died just a day after giving birth

Man with two girlfriends: 'three parents are better than two'

Adam Lyons, Brooke Shedd, right, and Jane Shalakhova, left, who all live as a 'throuple' in Austin. Picture: News Dog Media/AustralscopeSource:australscope

"It’s so sweet that we all get to parent and raise the kids together"

I went looking for a sugar daddy online: it was a disaster

LIKE many things, signing up to be a sugar baby was scary until our intrepid reporter went and did it.

In the heart of Lockyer, Tom and Marie's love grew

DIAMOND ANNIVERSARY: Tom and Marie Linnan walk the broccolini fields at their Crowley Vale farm.

Tom and Marie Linnan celebrate 60 years of marriage.

'I’ve slept with 10,000 men'

She discusses the reality of sex work and what men really want

'It's ridiculous': Why Coast girl got married in embassy

MARRIED: Jess and Crystal Rogers were wed in the British Embassy in Perth, and celebrated with friends and family at a beach ceremony the following day.

Coast mum's pride hit by daughter's need to marry abroad