Christmas can turn into Stress-mas

They say it’s the most wonderful time of the year, but the week leading up to Christmas leaves many of us stressed out and sleep-deprived, research has shown. According to a new study, most of us will be wishing we could ask Santa Claus to bring us a few extra hours of precious sleep as … [Read the full story]

Facts about Australia that foreigners should know

Fun facts about Australia: The Great Barrier Reef. The Great Barrier Reef is home to about 1500 species of fish, 400 types of coral, 4000 breeds of clams and other molluscs, 800 echinoderms, including sea cucumbers, 500 varieties of seaweed, 200 bird species, 1500 different sponges, and 6 types of turtle. Fun facts about Australia: … [Read the full story]

I thought Sledging was an Olympic sport?

India is the spiritual home of all cricketers. Every space in India, young boys and girls are playing the game. But how can Sri Lanka be seeing off the famous Aussies. We are the best in the world with the exception of a few South African batters. England invented the game but they are history. … [Read the full story]

Russell Crowe isn’t Miserable regarding money

I must report that Hollywood star Russell Crowe is not  MISERABLE at all. In actual fact, he happens to be one of the most generous actors around…he doesn’t even call in his gambling debts. One of the cast in Bafta and Oscar-nominated movie Les Miserables put a £1,000 wager on with the egg-chasing fanatic, betting Wales … [Read the full story]

Advance Australian Olympians

Just a few more days to go before the greatest sporting event of the year. No not the Tour De France or the UK Open Golf. Wimbledon is over and Royal Ascot a dream away. But the Olympics now that is a sportsmans heaven. In Oz we did not win the Tour, we did not … [Read the full story]

Chris Gayle defends his decision play in the IPL

Chris Gayle has claimed he had been frozen out by the West Indies Cricket Board and was left with no option but to choose the money-spinning IPL over national team duty. The former captain said he was forced to accept an offer to play for Royal Challengers Bangalore in the IPL because he was not … [Read the full story]

What is happening today?

Is it only me, or do you imagine the world has become a little strange of late.  The Middle East is in turmoil with uprisings against brutal regimes. Islamic governments are pushing the boundaries, for example in Egypt, Christian churches are attacked. Yet only days ago both Christians and Muslims were standing side by side … [Read the full story]

Sleeping is better than sex (depends who you’re sleeping with)

One in four women say they are so tired they’d give up sex for a month for a good night’s sleep. But just 13% of men would make the same sacrifice. A third of women would also give up chocolate, a survey claims. Four in ten of all Aussies would pay cash for an undisturbed … [Read the full story]

Aussies exercise at home

More Australians are exercising at home as they save money on going to the gym. In these credit crunch times, money is being spent on TV lounge fitness gear, rather than gym membership.

Jags are the fags

Australian Olympic star Stephanie Rice has been forced to give back her Jaguar car in the aftermath of a homophobic slur she sent on Twitter over the weekend. Rice has been dumped by sponsor Jaguar following the controversy, which began when she tweeted “Suck on that faggots!” in relation to Australia’s rugby union win over … [Read the full story]