Are we de-humanised by the horrors of the world?

A programme I watched on television reported hundreds of birds and fish dropping down dead for no apparent reason. They posed the question is this the beginning of the apocalypse? I was amazed at the question – are they being serious? 79000 people missing in Columbia, thousands missing in Argentina, millions missing, displaced, killed and … [Read the full story]

Johnny Depp plays Tonto in The Lone Ranger

It’s one of next summer most eagerly-anticipated blockbusters. And it certainly looks like the big screen adaptation of The Lone Ranger will be action-packed given these latest on-set photos. Dressed in Native America costume to play Tonto, Johnny Depp was seen wrestling with chains as he filmed an action scene with co-star Armie Hammer, who … [Read the full story]

Stone Roses set to make a fortune

Ian Brown can swap his old Adidas tracksuit for a gold-plated number thanks to The Stone Roses reunion. The band signed two record deals for brand new material this week, which will earn them a fortune. Universal Records bagged their UK and global deal, with Columbia picking up the rights for the US. A spokesman … [Read the full story]

Which country has the largest penis size?

The internet is full of useful information, much of it unverified but eyebrow-raising. And latest addition to this genre is a colour-coded map of the average penis size by country. The data, which says it is a mix of stated and undefined sources, has some ego-shattering information for Australian men if it is to be … [Read the full story]

“We always beat the useless Poms”, says Buford

The Young Socceroos have drawn 1-1 with the Korea Republic as part of their preparations for the FIFA Under 20s World Cup starting in Columbia later this month. Head coach Jan Versleijen gave the bulk of the squad significant game time in the unofficial training match, played in hot conditions at the Regis University Soccer … [Read the full story]