Palm Lake Resort set to move in to Coast with 276 villas

OVER 50s living provider Palm Lake Resort is set to expand to the Sunshine Coast after approval was given to build 276 villas and a 120 aged care facility.

How to get rid of a headache in two minutes

One man thinks he's got the answer for curing a headache, pronto

Diet, not drugs, best way to beat heart disease: study

Hervey Bay Food and Wine Festival. Photo Valerie Horton / Fraser Coast Chronicle

Study followed 1200 people who had history of heart disease

Concept car for the super rich: Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6

GRACE AND PACE: All-electric Mercedes-Maybach concept has 550kW, hits 100kmh in under four seconds and has a range of 500 kilometres. It won't be for poor people.

The classics reinterpreted with this dazzling Maybach concept

Why hyper-real social media is causing a rise in depression

Elke Kahler wants young people to appreciate Instagram photos for what they are - moments in time. "There is a whole life that goes on behind that one photo," she said.

Instagram influencer and doctor share common message

Crash course booming as students flock to CQUni

SOLVING THE PUZZLE: Renee Sorbello loves the challenge of accident forensics.

Curious students flocking to Bundaberg

Jeep launches special edition 75th Anniversary models

SHINING STARS: Jeep 75th Anniversary models gathered in the South Australian outback as part of the brand's birthday celebrations. Special edition Renegade, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wranglers are now available featuring optional military-inspired colours.

Renegade, Cherokee, Grand Cherokee and Wrangler 75th Anniversary

Bindi's boyfriend helps release huge croc

Chandler (far right) helped the jump team.

Chandler Powell helps catch Duncan the croc

How to stop your pet dying from tick paralysis

An engorged female paralysis tick. Note there is a circle around the tick’s anus – hence the name I. holocyclus. Photo: Rob Webster

Some 10,000 dogs are affected each year, 5% of them fatally.

OH BABY: First photos of baby whale born off Mooloolaba

First photos of a baby whale born off Mooloolaba.

How a "quiet" whale was actually waiting to give birth

REVIEW: Wines with x-factor under $40

Sometimes a winery cruises along and then a fair wind hits their sails and they sail a wondrous ship into sight. This is one of them...

Video shows how little kids notice at dinner table

A hidden camera captures how much kids notice around them at the dinner table.

Funny video shows how little kids notice when they are on devices

You've probably never had coffee this way before

COFFEE TASTER: Homegrown Health barista Rhiannon Wieck serves up the coffee tapas.

Coffee tapas is a new way to enjoy the hot beverage

The 'Mex' big thing for Maroochydore

An artist's impression of the new Bryant Property Group development approved for Beach Rd, Maroochydore.

NACHOS on the run is about to get a whole lot easier

Colonel's secret recipe leak put to the test

Is it finger licking good or is the secret recipe leak a bet up?

Could this be KFC's secret herbs and spices recipe?

NEWLY RENOVATED: KFC on the Dawson highway has undergone major redevelopments and is one day away from opening. Photo Paul Braven / The Observer

Is this the long sought after secret spice recipe?

REVIEW: The stout that packs a coffee and price punch

Simon IrwinPhoto: Tamara MacKenzie / The Morning Bulletin

This beer comes with a caffeine kick

OPINION: Make your own natural cleaners

DIY cleaning products are a great way to eliminate chemicals in your home while saving some pennies.

DIY: When renovation is purely for profit

Cherie Barber.

Renovating property is now seen as a legitimate way to earn money

Making sense of home scents

BYREDO Fragranced Candle Apocalyptic $94, Mecca Australia, mecca.com.au

Here are some interesting facts about fragrance

Verandahs are out, 'eskie' homes are in

Air-conditioned homes are replacing the verandah.

GARDENING: Common tea-tree a star of the late-winter garden

ONE of the delights of the late winter garden is the burst of colour that many of the flowering native plants bring to the garden

10 undemanding indoor plants to have in your house or office

A cactus is the perfect go-to plant for people with the blackest thumbs.

Give yourself a green boost with easy-to-care-for indoor plants

Dumb act forces council to chop down 100-year-old trees

DEAD WOOD: Trees of more than 100 years of age have been poisoned at Queens Park. The council is offering a $4000 reward for information leading to the culprits.

Vandals poison century-old trees at Queens Park

Gardening: Not many flowers say Aussie like the kangaroo paw

The drought tolerant kangaroo paw.

The curiously shaped kangaroo paw is a world favourite

Gardening: Get creative with succulents' huge range

Succulents are one of the easiest plants to grow and offer a huge range of shapes and colours.

Succulents are the darling of the gardening world just now

GREEN THUMB: Peaceful floral display

Tibouchina Peace Baby.

Peace Baby may offer year-round blooms in warmer climes

Fined for saving staghorn

Man takes staghorn from Booloumba Falls, ends up in court

Jaw-dropping beauty in Alaska

A stunning wonderland awaits to be seen from a luxurious ship.

The great migration is an unforgettable spectacle

Charging zebras, as featured in the National Geographic television program Great Migrations. TOP RIGHT: One of Kenya's most experienced guides, Abdul Karim, from Sanctuary Retreat's Olonana Camp.

This epic spectacle has been called 'the greatest show on earth'

$100m plan for Curtis Island 'world class' luxury resort

$100 million resort: Top views at Turtle Street at Curtis Island.

"At the moment we think it meets all the town planning approvals.”

TRAVEL: Jordan's ancient towns a must-see in the Middle East

Ancient Petra, in Jordan's south, is one of the seven new wonders of the world. This narrow siq has been cut through deep rock as the entrance to the former trading city. Photo: Rae Wilson

The charming ancient cities of Petra and Jerash

Journey uncovers the truth about Syrian refugees

Miriam (Musaa's daughter) in the family tent. Camp Mercy, Bekaa Valley Lebanon

Caloundra photographer visits Lebanon refugee camp

'Triangular' flights from Gladstone as demand drops

Virgin’s jet touched down at Gladstone Airport.

"We constantly review our flying, including passenger demand"

Travel: In pilgrims' footsteps through Italian countryside

Postcard pictures like this will greet you on Italy's pilgrimage walk the Via Francigena.

YOU don't have to be a walking enthusiast to enjoy a trek in Italy

Taylor Swift dismissed from jury duty

Taylor Swift has been dismissed from jury duty in a sexual assault case because she stated she could not be impartial.

John Lennon's killer denied parole for 9th time

John Lennon

John Lennon's killer has been denied parole for the ninth time.

Willy Wonka star, Gene Wilder dead at 83

A still of Gene Wilder in the 1971 film Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory

Social media has already lit up with tributes to the late actor.

Gladstone couple's spontaneous Gympie Muster wedding

Craig Oglesby and Brenda Strong celebrate their wedding at the Gympie Muster with punters in front of the Main Stage.

The Gympie Music Muster was the perfect place for a wedding.

Australian Survivor's Peter: I'm no quitter

Australian Survivor contestant Peter Fiegehen.

ILLNESS forces castaway's early exit from Samoa.

Tom Cruise private jets his gym kit around the world

Tom Cruise

Tom Cruise charters private to take his gym kit around the world

Movie behind Depp and Heard split to be released

Soon you'll be able to see the movie that ended the marriage

Meet Toowoomba's top exotic dancer

SHE trained for six months to win the title of best exotic dancer at Toowoomba's only strip club.

Breast tattoo a cancer survivor's social media success

Kiwi Makkala Rose, 24, is the tattoo artist whose ink to cover breast cancer patient's surgical scars has gone viral.

Sydney cancer survivor's breast tattoo has set social media on fire

Teen model dreams of a life by the sea

Gladstone girl Josie McAullay won the 2015 Miss Country Girl Australia Gladstone preliminary and will be representing Gladstone in September at the MCGA National Final against 79 other hopefuls from around Australia.

Laidback 16-year-old Gladstone model dreams of life by sea.

Model brings 'rockabilly look' to pin-up competition

Liz Piraner is in the running to be a pin up girl. Photo Scarlett Noir Photography

Competition sees girls pitted against each other for likes, shares

How to accessorise on your wedding day

Latest trends for wedding accessories? All right here!

Sparks fly in teen's beauty mistake

Debra Wren offers sugaring, a new way to wax, at Country Day Spa on Smelter Rd.

A beauty mistake that she will never make again

Tamara in pole position for Queensland titles

FEATS OF STRENGTH: Tamara MacKenzie will compete in Brisbane this weekend in Miss Pole Dance Queensland Heats.

"One minute I am buzzing with excitement.. then I could vomit.'

Got a spare hundred bucks? Here's where you could fly to now

DISCOUNT direct flights from Sunshine Coast swallowed up by local travellers as Jetstar discount drive rolls out.

Pensioners lose thousands as furniture store collapses

Nambour-raised CEO of Far Pavilions, Michael Edwards, opened the furniture store in 1995.

Coast store closes as furniture retailer collapses

SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 7: What to expect

The Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 – 2014 Edition

There's some big rumours about the new version

ATM operating systems need security updates

Cash money   Photo:Barry Leddicoat / Sunshine Coast Daily

EVER heard of Barnaby Jack? No?

Are your copies of Harry Potter worth thousands?

Harry Potter books

How to tell if your old copies of Harry Potter are worth $80,000

Thermomix explodes leaving mum with burns

Sonya Enkelmann suffered burns to her arms and face after her thermo mix exploded

Gracemere mum learns what not to cook in a thermomix.

Coles and Woolworths' dairy war hurts CQ farmers

Michael and Aaron Clews, from Slatewood dairy farm in Rossmoya, discuss the impact of supermarket milk wars on Central Queensland farmers and economy.

Dairy price war impacting $70 million injected into CQ economy

Why this woman is doing the 22 push-up challenge

SOLDIERS put their lives on the line fighting for our country but when they come home, some are dealing with life-changing problems.

10 cancer symptoms you could be missing

Most of us think we know the telltale signs of cancer

Mind You: Let's take different view on our feelings

Learning to see things differently gives us access to different choices.

Slow down and take a moment when you get annoyed

Asbestos warning: Do the training before doing the reno

Master Builders training and licensing manager Adam Profke said asbestos was an industry-wide problem.

Master Builders has introduced extra asbestos training courses

What price would you put on a kid's 'miracle'?

At nine years of age, Quiń had an accident that caused a cataract to one of his eyes. In an instant; this little boy with his whole life ahead of him faced a future of blindness.

Thousands of Aussies joining campaign to restore sight to kids

70,000 daffodils arrive ahead of 30-year celebrations

Esther Attewell surrounded by the delivery of fresh daffodils.

MORE than 70,000 daffodils have arrived ahead of Daffodil Day

"Record”: Baby christened with eight great-grandparents

KOVI Geiger was treated to a christening few others are lucky enough to experience when all eight of her great-grandparents gathered.

Motherhood was a confidence booster for Mila Kunis

Actor Mila Kunis

Bad Moms actor expecting her second child

Are our views on fatherhood outdated?

Blogger Charlie Capen with his sons Finnegan and Arden.

Stranger to woman about husband: "Did you know you have three kids?"

OPINION: How do you get your child to sleep?

No honestly, I am asking this question - how do you?

Mother aborts 'mermaid foetus'

The baby had developed a "tail"-like growth in place of its two legs

Sister wants to put end to deathly food allergy

CLOSE BOND: Bella Gray (left) suffers from eosinophilic oesophagitis and her sister Olivia Gary is raising awareness about the disorder.

Bella suffers from a rare disorder called eosinophilic oesophagitis

Too far too fast - how NAPLAN is failing our kids

RETHINK: NAPLAN tests are seen as not being helpful by one lobby group.

Parents group says Qld's school system is setting kids up to fail

RELATIONSHIPS: It's not raining men, ladies

SINGLE girlfriends have recently been posing the timeless question, where do you meet men?

Cheater site criticised for safety standards

Ashley Madison serviced people seeking discreet affairs

Is this the world's most controlling boyfriend?

"When I text you, you are to answer."

Five ways to have the ultimate first date

When it comes to a first date, choose something fun.

Getting to know your date should be fun