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Thu 17 May 2018

Is this the best door knocker deterrent ever?

Is this the best door knocker deterrent ever?

WHEN a Brisbane man heard someone rattling his screen door, he wasn’t expecting to see this.

12 jobs serial killers are most likely to work in

12 jobs serial killers are most likely to work in

SERIAL killers may be best known for their gruesome work, but they also hold day jobs like the rest of us. Here are the most common professions these murderers are...

Sausage dogs maul mum of two to death

Sausage dogs maul mum of two to death

TRACY Garcia was killed by the pack of seven sausage dogs at a neighbour’s house.

What makes men attractive to women

What makes men attractive to women

SO what exactly makes a man attractive to a woman? It’s a puzzle that has challenged scientists. Now they’ve come up with an answer ... Hint: it’s all about the...

Why no one wants this $125k job

Why no one wants this $125k job

IT COMES with a huge salary, reasonable hours, accommodation and very generous holidays. But it also has one glaring catch.

The reason you hear 'Yanny' or 'Laurel'

The reason you hear 'Yanny' or 'Laurel'

THE great debate about whether you can hear Yanny or Laurel divided the internet but it turns out there is a reason we all hear something different.

‘Smell good’: World Cup seduction manual tips

‘Smell good’: World Cup seduction manual tips

A FOOTBALL power has been left red-faced after being caught distributing a guide on how to pick-up “beautiful” Russian women.

‘BARELY SPEAKING’: Meghan’s mum is ‘furious’ with her ex

‘BARELY SPEAKING’: Meghan’s mum is ‘furious’ with her ex

Meghan’s mother Doria Ragland is reportedly furious with her former husband Thomas, as his older children continue to bad-mouth their younger sister.

Mum changes son's name after tattoo fail

Mum changes son's name after tattoo fail

After her son’s name was misspelled in a tattoo, one mother came up with an ingenious solution. Hopefully the boy is cool with the life-altering decision.

Live like a prince or princess ... in Australia

Live like a prince or princess ... in Australia

PALACE living will always be the dream, but for those looking for something royal, yet a tad more ocker, here’s seven Aussie homes with some regal connections

Wed 16 May 2018

Worst and weirdest royal wedding products

Worst and weirdest royal wedding products

FROM comic books to condoms, sausages to swimsuits, the Brits are being deluged by Harry and Meghan memorabilia. Here are 12 royal wedding-themed souvenirs the...

Crazy frog survives on computer bugs

Crazy frog survives on computer bugs

WHAT do you do when your computer croaks?

Mother changes son’s name after tattoo fail

Mother changes son’s name after tattoo fail

AFTER her son’s name was misspelled in a tattoo, one mother came up with an ingenious solution. Hopefully the boy is cool with the life-altering decision.

Terror as pilot sucked out of plane window

Terror as pilot sucked out of plane window

A CAPTAIN is being hailed a hero for how he handled the “terrifying” moment a window shattered, sucking his colleague halfway out and sending the cabin into chaos.

Worker sacked over laxative-laced brownies

Worker sacked over laxative-laced brownies

A WOMAN has been fired after she tried to take revenge on a hated colleague — by baking a batch of contaminated brownies.

Hidden sex jokes in Anne Frank’s diary

Hidden sex jokes in Anne Frank’s diary

RESEARCHERS have uncovered hidden pages in Anne Frank’s diary, with jokes about sex and prostitution.

Tue 15 May 2018

The gruesome beach of severed feet

The gruesome beach of severed feet

A CANADIAN sea is getting a grim reputation after the 14th severed foot was discovered washed up on the shore line.

Why this photo sparked snake debate

Why this photo sparked snake debate

CAN you spot why this photo caused a debate to break out in Townsville?

Ryan Reynolds’ bizarre appearance on singing show

Ryan Reynolds’ bizarre appearance on singing show

DISGUISED by a unicorn mask, the A-lister belted out a classic on this Voice-esque Korean talent show. Wait until you see what happened when he revealed his true...

Iconic lolly axed from shelves

Iconic lolly axed from shelves

SAY goodbye to Starburst. Coles and Woolworths have both axed the iconic fruit chew from their shelves, blaming poor sales.

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