Boko Haram leader wonders what he has to do to get some attention

October 9, 2014



Abubakar Shekau, the leader of Boko Haram has opened up in candid tell-all TV interview. In the exclusive one on one, filmed in northern Nigeria and due to be aired in the US this week, Shekau reflects on the group’s battle for notoriety in the increasingly crowded radical Islam market, opens up about his feelings […]

ISIS / ISIL announces name change

October 5, 2014



A spokesman for the Islamic State, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has announced that the group plans to change its name.

What type of lettuce are you?

September 12, 2014



You’ve done the ‘What kind of dog am I?’ quiz and the ‘Which celebrity will I marry?’ survey, but you still feel unfulfilled, there is an unanswered question burning away inside you, what you really want to know is – What type of lettuce am I?

Posted in: Humour, Pop culture

Paul Keating’s ego ‘has potential to power Australia for decades’ say climate experts

August 29, 2014


paul keating

Former Prime Minister Paul Keating is working with Australia’s Climate Institute on a breakthrough green energy project.

Posted in: Australia, Humour, Politics

Joe Hockey announces fines for Ice Bucket Challenge in bid to repair budget

August 26, 2014



Treasurer Joe Hockey is planning to fine Australian residents for taking part in the Ice Bucket Challenge.

Teenager uses the word epic correctly

August 2, 2014


Dante Illuminating Florence with his Poemk, by Domenico di Michelino

Linguists, parents and English language teachers celebrated this week, when for the first time in more than a decade, a teenager used the word epic in the correct manner.

Posted in: Humour, Language, Pop culture

Australian media searching for local angle in latest Middle East conflict

July 25, 2014



After almost three weeks of violence between Israel and Hamas, the Australian media are still desperately searching for a ‘local angle’ to the story.