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Man addicted to eating bricks

Man addicted to eating bricks

Meet the Indian man hoping to find fame and fortune by showcasing his unusual appetite for eating bricks. Pakkirappa Hunagundi suffers from a rare eating disorder and says he is addicted to eating only bricks, gravel and mud. ‘I only like mud and bricks, nothing else,’ he said. ‘I will eat it because it is my habit. I need it every day. I can’t stop. ‘My mother asks me not to eat it, but I won’t stop. Even if you give me fried chicken, I want mud at any cost.’ The 30-year-old has been eating bricks since the age of ten. He now eats up to one brick a day and three kilos of mud and... [Read the full story]


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Sport

Miller victorious in Qatar

Miller victorious in Qatar

Ozzie Jack Miller stormed to his first career win after a frantic finish to the Moto3 Qatar Grand Prix at Losail, the opening round of the 2014 championship. Red Bull KTM Ajo rider Jack Miller enjoyed a fierce battle with Estrella Galicia’s Alex Marquez in Qatar, emerging on top to claim his maiden Moto3 victory. The pair broke away in the opening laps at the desert-based track and swapped places for much of the race until the chasing pack reeled them in during the closing stages. However, 19-year-old Miller took advantage when Marquez ran wide on a dramatic final lap and pulled a slight... [Read the full story]


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Music

On this day…in 1987

On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees: Buddy Holly, Chuck Berry, Elvis Presley, Fats Domino, James Brown, Jerry Lee Lewis, Little Richard, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke and the Everly Brothers. Since then, the Hall has added a new class of inductees each year, expanding by January 2008 to 209 honorees in four categories: Performers, Non-Performers, Sidemen and Lifetime Achievers. The category in which the Hall is most conspicuously lacking, however, is women. Of the 159 total inductions in the Performers category, 135 have been of solo male performers or male... [Read the full story]


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Life

Crocodiles can climb trees

Crocodiles can climb trees

Most people entering crocodile territory keep a wary eye out on water and land, but research suggests they need to look up. Though the reptiles lack obvious physical features to suggest this is possible, crocodiles in fact climb trees all the way to the crowns, according to University of Tennessee researcher Vladimir Dinets. Researchers in the climbing study observed crocodiles in Australia, Africa and North America. The study documented crocodiles climbing as high as six feet off the ground. But Dinets said he received anecdotal reports from people who spend time around crocodiles of the reptiles... [Read the full story]


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Quickies

LOL

LOL

Today, I noticed that my new colleague never laughs.  Instead she says, “LOL”.  I have to work with her every day.  Read More →


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Chin-Wag

Royal Tour Of Australia & New Zealand

Royal Tour Of Australia & New Zealand

The Duchess Of Cambridge Kate Middleton, Prince William and Prince George set off for their three week Royal Tour of New Zealand and Australia on April 7th. As a family, this will be their first big engagement after the royal baby’s christening at the end of 2013 and they’ve got a pretty exciting schedule...

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Holly Willoughby Doesn’t Approve Of Kylie

Holly Willoughby Doesn’t Approve Of Kylie

Holly Willoughby’s been bad mouthing Kylie Minogue, claiming the singer’s presence on The Voice has done little to improve the BBC talent show. The 32-year-old – who formerly presented the show alongside Reggie Yates – said: “Have there been any improvements? I wouldn’t say, ‘The...

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Juergen Teller refuses to shoot Miley Cyrus

Juergen Teller refuses to shoot Miley Cyrus

Miley Cyrus has just landed herself the new Marc Jacobs campaign. You’d think she would feel like she’s on top of the world, but the reality is, there seems to be some fine print associated with the deal. As many of you may not know, Juergen Teller is Marc Jacobs go-to guy for photo shoots, and does all...

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Does Mila Kunis need makeup or what?

Does Mila Kunis need makeup or what?

This would make a great advert for Estée Lauder, L’Oréal or Max Factor.

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Sport

Miller victorious in Qatar

Miller victorious in Qatar

Ozzie Jack Miller stormed to his first career win after a frantic finish to the Moto3...


Sprint Car giants ready for Sydney Sizzler

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A number of Australia’s top Sprint Car fighters will line-up at Sydney’s Valvoline...


Jamieson Looks to the Positives

Jamieson Looks to the Positives

Perth Glory defender, Scott Jamieson, has played down suggestions that the club is...


On this day…in 1964

On this day…in 1964

On February 25, 1964, underdog Cassius Clay, age 22, defeats champion Sonny Liston...


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Music

On this day…in 1987

On this day…in 1987

In 1986, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced its first group of inductees:...


2014 triple j Hottest 100 voting opens

2014 triple j Hottest 100 voting opens

Voting for the triple j’s Hottest 100 – aka the “world’s biggest music democracy”...


The Mrs. Carter Perth Show

The Mrs. Carter Perth Show

One of the best concerts to kick off one year since the Perth Arena’s first...


One Direction food fight in Melbourne

One Direction food fight in Melbourne

One Direction’s last show in Melbourne was one to remember – with the boys...


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