Vladimir Putin will ban all smoking in Russia

Russian leader, Vladimir Putin, wants to kick smokers’ butts by introducing the harshest cigarette laws ever conceived by a government. The clean living, fitness freak loathes people smoking around him and wants everyone in his country to snub out their filthy habit. Under plans to rid Russia of tobacco once and for all, anyone born … [Read the full story]

People carry more and more gadgets

Gadget loving commuters take nearly $5,000 worth of technology to and from work every day. The devices they carry include smartphones, laptops and iPads, says a poll by insurance firm, Esure. Surprisingly, 35% travel with digital cameras. Esure’s Nikki Sellers said commuters should be “extra vigilant” of thieves. by Jeff Millins

Humpbacks spotted swimming in Sydney Harbour

Two whales were sighted in Sydney Harbour, which brightened the morning of the early commuters. The mother and her baby are believed to be humpback whales. They were spotted splashing about yesterday morning at around 6am. They swam about for around two hours and even swum under Sydney Harbour Bridge. The mother and baby humpback … [Read the full story]