Eddie the Emu’s strange animal facts

Have you ever heard of a Finch that drinks blood? The Vampire Finch loves the taste of blood. It only inhabits the Wolf and Darwin Islands, in Galapagos Islands, Ecuador. It lands on the tails of large sea-birds (mainly the the Nazca Booby and the Blue-footed Booby) and pecks at the base of the wing … [Read the full story]

Penis hotpots and snake blood on the menu

Holding aloft a half-metre long horse penis, chef Xiao Shan confidently declares it “the most delicious” of the ingredients in a Chinese hotpot of male genitalia, one of many supposed Asian remedies to boost the libido. Penises and testicles from donkey, goat, dog, bull and deer, the other contributors to the $200 feast, are laid … [Read the full story]

Nursery teacher lets children taste her blood

Ripping up the rule book is always a risky strategy for any teacher to take in the classroom.   So when one rogue Norwegian nursery teacher brought a vial of her own blood to class it was more than likely to get spilt. When it comes to the do’s and don’ts of teaching, encouraging children … [Read the full story]

Toni Braxton isn’t ‘feeling the love’

Toni Braxton has said that she will no longer be recording music. The R’n’B singer said that she won’t be making albums anymore but may tour occasionally. She said: I’m just not going to do any albums anymore; maybe touring occasionally here and there because I love performing, but not as much as I did … [Read the full story]

The cruise ship

It was my first cruise. I boarded the boat/ship/vessel at Fremantle and took a short cruise to Singapore. It would take me hours to get aboard and find my cabin. Luggage delivered later and no booze allowed in the baggage. But that’s okay, I’m off out to investigate. The ship is massive. It’s called HMS, … [Read the full story]

Amy watched YouTube of herself when she died

It’s been revealed that Amy Winehouse spent her final hours drinking vodka alone in her bedroom and watching YouTube videos of herself, a court was told yesterday. A second inquest confirmed the 27-year-old died of alcohol poisoning at her north London home on July 23, 2011. Miss Winehouse drank so much that she stopped breathing … [Read the full story]

Who’ll be Ozzie News ‘She’s hot 2012’ – vote now

Hello and welcome to the first, and hopefully many, She’s hot 2012. This is where you all get the chance to vote for who you think was, and is, the hottest babe on Ozzie News for 2012. The criteria is anything you want it to be. You may like the artistic pose, the quality of … [Read the full story]

Shark found flopping around at a Golf Club

While nobody actually saw it fall from the sky, the Californian golf club’s employees say the shark has puncture wounds and speculate it may have been dropped by a bird that had snagged it from the Pacific Ocean, about 8km away. At the San Juan Hills Golf Club, the leopard shark was found flopping around … [Read the full story]

New blood will keep us young looking

It might sound like something from Dracula, but old brains have been made sprightly again thanks to young blood. Giving ageing mice blood from much younger animals rejuvenated connections between brain cells and improved memory, experiments have shown. The treatment is so effective that 18-month-old animals did as well in memory tests as those of … [Read the full story]

An update on my health situation…

An update to all those who have been asking how my health is doing: My Doctor has started me on a rehab exercise program. I have to take a walk every day and a neighbour has kindly offered to accompany me. I never knew walking with someone else was such an incentive. We go walking … [Read the full story]

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