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Wed 13 Mar 2019

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Disturbing issue with driverless cars

Concerning research has found that self-driving cars may be more likely to run over dark-skinned pedestrians as a result of the detection system used.

Hippy cafe’s ‘sick’ $8 smoothie

Hippy cafe’s ‘sick’ $8 smoothie

A BYRON Bay cafe has truly taken its love of Mother Nature to the next level, by serving colostrum in $8 tonic smoothies.

Tue 12 Mar 2019

WTF are all these signs around Coffs all about?

WTF are all these signs around Coffs all about?

If you thought the WTF highway signs were a bit risque wait until you see the bloke who's behind them.

Boy’s letter to Qantas CEO goes viral

Boy’s letter to Qantas CEO goes viral

“Please take me seriously,” 10-year-old airline enthusiast Alex Jacquot wrote to Qantas CEO Alan Joyce. Now his passion has paid off.

Rare sight from space station sparks scramble for answers

Rare sight from space station sparks scramble for answers

AN incredible picture of a rare cloud phenomenon captured from the International Space Station has people asking some strange questions.

Mon 11 Mar 2019

Moment huge whale swallows diver

Moment huge whale swallows diver

A diver was photographing sharks when the water beneath him started to churn, “everything went dark” and a whale swallowed him whole.

Barnaby: ‘I’m the elected deputy PM’ - forgets own boss

Barnaby: ‘I’m the elected deputy PM’ - forgets own boss

Barnaby Joyce is being mocked for a bizarre statement he made about the Nationals leadership during an ABC radio interview.

Bride’s disabled dad banned from wedding

Bride’s disabled dad banned from wedding

A distraught bride has revealed her mother-in-law wants to ban her disabled dad from the wedding — as he might “scare” guests.

‘Buckle’ bikini takes micro trend to fun new levels

‘Buckle’ bikini takes micro trend to fun new levels

THE tiny bikini trend has taken the internet by storm, and this latest creation celebrates an unsung hero - the buckle.

Sun 10 Mar 2019

Aldi’s $2 BBQ item Aussies adore

Aldi’s $2 BBQ item Aussies adore

The German supermarket have done it again, creating an entirely new product Aussie barbecue fans are totally obsessed with.

Bizarre item saved man lost at sea

Bizarre item saved man lost at sea

A tourist who was dragged into rough seas after falling from a boat has shared the unusual trick he used to stayed afloat for 3 hours.

Man’s ‘petty’ revenge after $2b divorce

Man’s ‘petty’ revenge after $2b divorce

PROPERTY mogul Harry Macklowe recently wed his long-term mistress — and didn’t miss the chance to rub it in his ex-wife’s face.

Sat 9 Mar 2019

Check out Barbie as a 60-year-old

Check out Barbie as a 60-year-old

LIFE in plastic, it’s fantastic. Barbie has been re-imagined to show what she would look life in real life on her 60th birthday.

World’s craziest supercars

World’s craziest supercars

WHETHER cylinders, wings, kilowatts or dollars, the numbers were crazy for the Geneva motor show’s superstars.

Thu 7 Mar 2019

Unreal footage of snake going out on a limb for breakfast

Unreal footage of snake going out on a limb for breakfast

This snake was a little bit ambitious for its breakfast.

X-rated cycle team furious after axing

X-rated cycle team furious after axing

Members of a cycling club for adult film stars have been left fuming after being sensationally tossed out by the sport’s governing body.

Wed 6 Mar 2019

Amazing tech to make flying cars reality

Amazing tech to make flying cars reality

Sci-fi fans know flying cars should be here by now but the latest tech brings the reality closer.

Over-the-top Bugatti supercar worth $23m

Over-the-top Bugatti supercar worth $23m

To celebrate its 110th anniversary French maker Bugatti reveals a one-off hardcore machine that is the world’s most expensive new car.

Bizarre ‘naked bra’ baffles internet

Bizarre ‘naked bra’ baffles internet

A DARING lingerie trend has been slammed by shoppers who are calling the skimpy bra an “expensive piece of string” — but how does it work?

Tue 5 Mar 2019

‘Loud bang’: Terrifying mid-air emergency

‘Loud bang’: Terrifying mid-air emergency

SCARED passengers have been forced to wear oxygen masks after they heard a loud bang on a flight that made a rapid descent into Melbourne.

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