On this day…in 1916

On January 8, 1916, Allied forces stage a full retreat from the shores of the Gallipoli Peninsula in Turkey, ending a disastrous invasion of the Ottoman Empire. The Gallipoli Campaign resulted in 250,000 Allied casualties and greatly discredited Allied military command. Roughly an equal number of Turks were killed or wounded. In early 1915, the … [Read the full story]

Look at these tough Aussie women criminals

They were some of Australia’s shadiest sheilas. Murderers, bigamists, cocaine dealers and back street abortionists, all manner of vampish villain and fallen floozy scooped off the streets and photographed for police files. Their blank expressions hiding a catalogue of appalling crimes.  The incredible pictures – part of a collection of 2500 mugshots taken by New … [Read the full story]

On this day…in 1941

On this day, British and Australian forces enter the port at Tobruk, in Libya, and tens of thousands of Italian occupiers are taken prisoner. Italy declared war on Great Britain in June 1940. At that time, Gen. Rodolfo Graziani had almost 10 times the number of men in Libya than the British forces in Egypt under … [Read the full story]

The difference between an Ozzie and Pommie zoo

What’s the difference between an Australian zoo and an English zoo?   An Australian zoo has a description of the animal on the front of the cage along with a recipe.

Camels to be killed because they fart

CAMEL experts have attacked Australian plans to kill wild dromedaries on the grounds their flatulence adds to global warming. The idea is “false and stupid … a scientific aberration”, the International Society of Camelid Research and Development declared, adding that camels were being made culprits for a man-made problem.“We believe that the good-hearted people and … [Read the full story]

Star of Gallantry awarded to Australian soldier for action in Afghanistan

An Australian soldier based in Perth has been awarded the second highest military medal behind the Victoria Cross. Sgt D won the Star of Gallantry in the same incident in which Perth SAS trooper Jason Brown was killed in an ambush on August 13th 2010. Minutes after Brown was cut down by a burst on the machine-gun … [Read the full story]

A high salary= a high sex drive

Your sex drive goes up along with your salary, according to an Australian study. It found that a link between sexual activity and income, with 80% of those on high income describing themselves as sexually active, compared with only 42% of those earning less. So if you’re skint, you’re probably not getting it enough. Who … [Read the full story]

Delta Goodrem gets ‘cougar practice’ as she hooks up with Good Charlotte guitarist

She is rumoured to be dating 18-year-old Nick Jonas and yesterday Delta Goodrem was getting down with the kids by visiting a tattoo parlour. The Australian singer met up with Good Charlotte guitarist Benji Madden at the tattoo salon in Los Angeles, sparking speculation that she’s considering getting inked. And the Lost Without You singer, … [Read the full story]

Pole Dancing becomes a potential Olympic sport

After years of being dismissed as “bedroom gymnasts”, a group of women dancers is promoting what many consider a seedy entertainment as a potential Olympic discipline. “We work just as hard as any other athlete, if not harder,” said Australian Felix Cane, one of a new breed of professional competitors in what they insist is … [Read the full story]

Daniel Geale reckons Mundine and Wood are fakers

Anthony Mundine and Garth Wood are fake fighters who have been milking the Australian public, says Commonwealth gold medallist Daniel Geale. Geale is finishing his preparations for his IBF middleweight bout against world champion Sebastian Sylvester, and he feels he has been left in the shadows as Mundine and Wood have dominated Australian boxing publicity. “It’s … [Read the full story]

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