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Thu 23 Jan 2020

Maroons legends to turn bronze

premium_icon Maroons legends to turn bronze

Cameron Smith and Billy Slater are so beloved in Melbourne, the Storm are to immortalise the Maroons legends outside AAMI Park.

Downey Jr. doesn’t regret wearing blackface

Downey Jr. doesn’t regret wearing blackface

The actor recently discussed his controversial role in the 2008 movie Tropic Thunder in which he wore blackface.

Mum shares nappy rash face mask hack for glowing skin

Mum shares nappy rash face mask hack for glowing skin

A few years ago, one night I realised I’d run out of my overpriced eye cream. Looking at the Sudocrem on the bathroom counter, I thought, “That could work.”

Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite fried chicken

premium_icon Celebrate Australia Day with Vegemite fried chicken

THE best of two cultures combine for a flavour explosion this Saturday.

You’re an influencer, not a VC winner

premium_icon You’re an influencer, not a VC winner

I know it’s important to celebrate the human triumph, and draw inspiration from each other, but perspective is key.

Wed 22 Jan 2020

Mum's warning: Xbox game comes with scary content

premium_icon Mum's warning: Xbox game comes with scary content

A second hand game purchase came with a nasty surprise for a little boy and his mum.

Piers Morgan labelled ‘racist’ over impression

Piers Morgan labelled ‘racist’ over impression

The TV host has come under fire again, this time for pretending to speak Chinese, and viewers weren’t happy about it.

People paid to publicly shame ‘bad dressers’

People paid to publicly shame ‘bad dressers’

The Chinese Government has publicly shamed people for dressing shabbily, and urged members of the public to start shaming others for cash.

WATCH: Brave blokes take on monster burger challenge

premium_icon WATCH: Brave blokes take on monster burger challenge

If you think you can handle eating 12 beef patties, give this Mackay restaurant’s challenge a go.

Stunning Italian town selling homes for $1.60

Stunning Italian town selling homes for $1.60

For less than a cup of coffee, buyers are being invited to snap up a home in a quaint little town in Italy – but the sale comes with a catch.

Subway worker caught in ‘revolting’ act

Subway worker caught in ‘revolting’ act

A horrified customer claims to have photographed the moment a fast food worker did something “absolutely disgusting” on the job.

Passengers kicked off plane over shocking Wi-Fi name

Passengers kicked off plane over shocking Wi-Fi name

Police were called to Detroit airport and a couple was removed from the plane after the crew got spooked by their cheeky Wi-Fi hot-spot name.

Busted fan's plea after cheating video

Busted fan's plea after cheating video

A man has admitted to being caught cheating in plain sight after going viral on social media in an excruciatingly cringeworthy video.

USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

premium_icon USQ researchers discover planet 'that could float on water'

USQ researchers have discovered a new world, which like Saturn, is less dense than water and if placed in an ocean large enough would float.

Star defends ‘disgusting’ ballgirl request

Star defends ‘disgusting’ ballgirl request

The tennis player who went viral for asking a ballgirl to peel his banana has defended himself, explaining why all the criticism has been unfair.

‘Pretty freaky’: Box jelly feeds on baby fish

premium_icon ‘Pretty freaky’: Box jelly feeds on baby fish

"It was pretty freaky, my friend and I had only been kayaking at the marina earlier in the day."

'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

premium_icon 'My babies would live': Why farmer got naked in the rain

Farmer Kev Cherry has explained why he stripped off and jumped into his dam following the arrival of rain, causing a social media sensation.

‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

premium_icon ‘I don’t consent to being here’: Woman’s absurd outburst

A LAIDLEY woman has refused to properly identify herself or plead guilty or not guilty in court, saying she was a “traveller”.

Chinese milk ad sparks royal fears

Chinese milk ad sparks royal fears

Peter Phillips has been spotted cashing in on his royal connections as debate rages over whether Prince Harry and Meghan should keep their Sussex Royal brand.

Tue 21 Jan 2020

Dishwasher thief caught in the act

Dishwasher thief caught in the act

A dishwasher has been stolen from a house under construction – and the clumsy thief was caught on camera trying to wheel it down the street.

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