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Fri 21 Feb 2020

This NSFW 'yoni' art exhibition has thousands talking

premium_icon This NSFW 'yoni' art exhibition has thousands talking

Artist hopes to “ignite more conversations about women’s pleasure, women’s bodies and the acceptance and variety”.

Where is he now? Russell Crowe spotted on Coast

premium_icon Where is he now? Russell Crowe spotted on Coast

Hollywood star Russell Crowe has been spotted on the Coast, visiting the koala treatment ward that gained international attention for its quirky plaque.

‘Gutless’ dating act that is never ok

‘Gutless’ dating act that is never ok

Twenty years ago it was unheard of in the dating world – now it’s “as common as breathing”. But it’s bad news for everyone involved.

‘Mermaid’ blocks works on Adani mine

premium_icon ‘Mermaid’ blocks works on Adani mine

An anti-Adani protester has staged a theatrical blockade this morning, dressing up as a mermaid and chaining themselves to a cattle grid.

Thu 20 Feb 2020

Reason chain is promoting mouldy burger

Reason chain is promoting mouldy burger

“Rather be ugly than fake”: The leading fast food institution is promoting a disgusting, mould-infested burger in a new ad campaign.

Truth behind woman’s ‘crazy’ vacuum act

Truth behind woman’s ‘crazy’ vacuum act

A viral video of a woman vacuuming a pavement left many people confused — but there’s a heartwarming reason she was cleaning up.

Influencer’s ‘Bali holiday’ exposed

Influencer’s ‘Bali holiday’ exposed

An Instagrammer amazed her followers with gorgeous shots of her lavish trip to Bali. In reality, she didn’t even leave the country.

Wed 19 Feb 2020

‘Rude’ landlord’s gift for renters roasted

‘Rude’ landlord’s gift for renters roasted

While a house-warming present can be a nice gesture when moving in, one landlord’s attempt at a gift hasn’t gone down well.

Wife shames cheating husband with message on mattress

Wife shames cheating husband with message on mattress

A woman has kicked out her cheating husband by spray-painting a brutal message on their marital bed and dumping it outside.

Tue 18 Feb 2020

Mystery as landmark gets the boot

premium_icon Mystery as landmark gets the boot

The iconic Big Boot is on the move. But despite its owner saying it will “soon return looking better than ever”, its future is far from certain.

Snake discovered in ‘most unusual’ hiding place

premium_icon Snake discovered in ‘most unusual’ hiding place

A scientist received a late night surprise in a Daintree laboratory, after discovering a “dead” snake in an unlikely place.

Neighbour’s fury at library porn stunt

Neighbour’s fury at library porn stunt

Residents are up in arms after an X-rated movie appeared online showing sex acts being filmed in a library where kids were studying.

6yo boy damns teacher in hilarious letter

6yo boy damns teacher in hilarious letter

It all started when the teacher reportedly took “25 of my humming bird bucks” from Isaiah after he was caught talking with his friend Connor.

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

New technology means you'll never charge your phone again

A new generator that creates electricity “out of thin air” could eliminate the need for a charger – and that’s just the beginning of benefits.

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

Mum’s breastfeeding ‘mistake’ goes viral

A mother is copping backlash online after sharing photos of a “relatable” parenting fail — that some have labelled “harmful”.

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

Do you have rare Aussie coin worth thousands?

A Melbourne mum is urging people to check their change stash after discovering a $1 coin with a tiny difference.

Palace ‘porn shock’ rocks royals

Palace ‘porn shock’ rocks royals

The official website of the Royal Family reportedly sent online visitors to a raunchy portal when they clicked on a charity link.

Mon 17 Feb 2020

Hidden dangers lurking beneath water’s surface

premium_icon Hidden dangers lurking beneath water’s surface

Even though the flooding might have subsided there are still hidden dangers in the Tweed waters

WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

premium_icon WATCH: Python eats ‘massive’ cat

A snake catcher has warned of the dangers of letting cats outside after footage shows him catching a massive python who feasted on a family pet.

Star ripped for ‘unacceptable’ anthem fail

Star ripped for ‘unacceptable’ anthem fail

The NBA All-Star Game has been overshadowed by a moment of pure horror as a musical icon butchered the American national anthem.

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