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Fri 14 Jun 2019

Giant Ice Age wolf head found in Siberia

Giant Ice Age wolf head found in Siberia

THE severed head of a wolf that died about 40,000 years ago has been found in Siberia perfectly preserved in the Siberian permafrost.

'Incredible': Human cannonball to wow crowds at show

premium_icon 'Incredible': Human cannonball to wow crowds at show

Warren Brophy first decided two years ago to lower himself into the mouth of a cannon to be propelled through the air untethered and at high speed.

Thu 13 Jun 2019

Queensland: this is what gets you hot

premium_icon Queensland: this is what gets you hot

Lovehoney has released a 'sex map' of Australia which says a lot about Queenslanders' sex habits. The research also reveals our favourite role playing outfits.

Man’s horror find in plane food

Man’s horror find in plane food

A passenger has been left gagging in his seat after opening his in-flight snack and finding an unwelcome sight under the foil lid.

SEXY AND WE KNOW IT: Gladstone makes national list

premium_icon SEXY AND WE KNOW IT: Gladstone makes national list

Find out where Gladstone ranks in a recent survey by online sex toy retailer Lovehoney

Flightless bird takes off in Agnes Water

premium_icon Flightless bird takes off in Agnes Water

An interesting visitor was spotted roaming the town centre

Relay For Life team ready to roll

premium_icon Relay For Life team ready to roll

Gladstone Relay For Life will be held on July 27 - 28 and currently there is 37 teams with 249 participants involved

Beads connect creative gifts for customers

Beads connect creative gifts for customers

Its been my long term dream to get an established shop for for these gift items

Wed 12 Jun 2019

Woman’s ‘surprise’ wax goes horribly wrong

Woman’s ‘surprise’ wax goes horribly wrong

It’s important to spice things up in a relationship, and a quick wax can be just the ticket. Unless, of course, it ends up looking like this woman’s attempt.

Fancy a brownie made from crickets?

premium_icon Fancy a brownie made from crickets?

ONE school's entry stood out at the 2019 Green Innovation Awards.

Tue 11 Jun 2019

10 insane American Costco items we never knew we needed

premium_icon 10 insane American Costco items we never knew we needed

It's almost worth the trip across the pond for some of these crazy items because American Costco puts its Australian cousin to shame.

Virgin Australia: Two ‘best’ plane seats everyone wants

Virgin Australia: Two ‘best’ plane seats everyone wants

On any given flight, these two seats are overwhelmingly the most popular. One might make sense, but the other may seem surprising.

Lawnmower that trumps $3.9m supercar

Lawnmower that trumps $3.9m supercar

Honda has built the fastest ride on mower in the world, but one of its key performance features surpasses even the vaunted Bugatti Chiron.

Speeding driver watching World Cup scores on mobile

Speeding driver watching World Cup scores on mobile

A driver has lost his licence after being pulled over by police. He was not only speeding but had a mobile phone attached to his steering wheel.

Mon 10 Jun 2019

Airline drops ‘hypocritical’ staff rule

Airline drops ‘hypocritical’ staff rule

Air New Zealand has been under fire for years over a strict and controversial policy. Today, it says it will finally back down.

Farmer stuck with 1200 extra crocs as skin deal goes belly up

premium_icon Farmer stuck with 1200 extra crocs as skin deal goes belly...

A Far North crocodile farmer has claimed he is owed more than $1.8 million by a luxury Italian leathergoods company after a deal went sour.

Thieves steal same car twice, second time from police

premium_icon Thieves steal same car twice, second time from police

Thieves have re-stolen a car from a Queensland police station hours after cops seized it. Police have admitted they are facing an out of control crime wave.

UPDATE: Excavator used to recover stuck Fraser Island bus

premium_icon UPDATE: Excavator used to recover stuck Fraser Island bus

VIDEO: RECOVERY crews have managed to free the skeleton of a Fraser Island tour bus stuck on Fraser Island.

Brave truckie slept in his cabin with eastern brown snake

Brave truckie slept in his cabin with eastern brown snake

“The truck driver did an emergency pit stop when he realized he had a highly venomous eastern brown snake coming out of his dashboard."

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