An unknown punter has forked out $4050 to be able to wrap a scarf hand-knitted by Prime Minister Julia Gillard around their neck. But dinner with senior Liberals Julie Bishop and Malcolm Turnbull proved the top ticket in the annual federal press gallery Midwinter Ball charity auction. Someone paid $13,000 for the privilege, just pipping a $12,600 bid for a dinner for with Ms Gillard. The chance for two people to join Opposition Leader Tony Abbott on his daily bike ride followed by breakfast was won with a $7100 bid. Proceeds from the auction will be divided among a range of charities. Read More →
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If you don’t already know me, my name is Adam…and I am an atheist. Here’s an interesting tale found in Matthew 21:19; Mark 11:13-14. Jesus is walking from Bethany and he’s feeling a bit peckish. He encounters a fig tree, but unfortunately it is barren as it’s the off season for figs. Annoyed, Jesus demands the fig tree bear him fruit, however the fig tree doesn’t respond. That’s right Jesus, however mighty you may think you are…trees do not talk. Didn’t your dad tell you this when he created the world and everything in it? Anyway, so Jesus, in an act of... [Read the full story]
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Snakes are pretty scary, but at least when they’re in zoos or you’re watching them from the other side of a glass tank you can sleep safe in the knowledge that they can’t get to you. This assumption may however prove to be your undoing, as footage has emerged of every ophidiophobe’s worst nightmare: A snake that can open doors. Read More →
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Amanda Bynes has found her latest Twitter target: Miley Cyrus. After going on a microblogging rampage that’s already ensnared everyone from her father to Drake, Bynes has now aimed her vitriol at the “We Can’t Stop” singer. Shortly after midnight last night, Bynes tweeted a brisk message to...[Read the full story]
Michael Douglas’ spokesman Allen Burry has released a statement explaining that the actor was just saying that oral sex can cause cancer, not that it necessarily led to his diagnosis. Previously… Michael Douglas opened up about his past diagnosis, revealing that oral sex, not smoking or drinking, caused...[Read the full story]
A diary compiled by Heath Ledger while working on The Dark Knight can been seen in a video that has surfaced online. The footage appears to be a clip from an episode of the German documentary series Too Young to Die. The diary contains pages of cut-out clippings and photos of Ledger in character, accompanied by handwritten...[Read the full story]
Judge John Wood, known as “Maximum John,” is assassinated outside his San Antonio, Texas, home as he bent down to look at a flat tire on his car. Charles Harrelson, father of actor Woody Harrelson was charged with the murder after evidence revealed that drug kingpin Jimmy Chagra, whose case was about to...[Read the full story]
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