Author: Kevin Banks

Best VR headsets for 2019

Depending on who you ask, VR is either alive and well (and might just help keep you healthy), it’s dead, dead, dead or, at the very least, a promise still unfulfilled. Since you’re reading this, I’m guessing you’re either the former or looking for new signs of life.  CES 2019, the huge Las Vegas consumer […]

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Will the real Melania please stand up? Picture: Twitter

Can you see the problem in this Trump video?

A NEW video of Melania Trump has sparked fresh claims the US First Lady is using a body double. The footage, which shows US president Donald Trump and his wife boarding Air Force One in Columbus, Ohio, was captured on August 24. But scores of conspiracy theorists have claimed the appearance and body language of […]

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Demons parade at the launch of Halloween season in Salem, Massachusetts. Picture: AFP

Child ‘vampire’s’ lost tale

IT’s a macabre site: an ancient Roman graveyard dedicated to children — most of them aged less than three. One of them, however, was very different. University of Arizona, Stanford University and Italian archaeologists have uncovered a skeleton dating from the end of the Roman empire and the start of the Dark Ages. It belonged […]

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President Donald Trump speaks about tariffs, Thursday, Jan. 24, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. Picture: Jacquelyn Martin

Doomsday scientists: ‘We’re like travellers on the titanic’

Information warfare is amplifying major worldwide threats like climate change and nuclear warfare, endangering the future of civilisation, US experts said overnight as the symbolic Doomsday Clock stayed at two minutes to midnight. The manipulation of facts, fake news and information overload — along with global warming and flirting with nuclear war — are all […]

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Peter Dutton denies he breached ministerial standards. Picture: Richard Waugh/AAP

Dutton slams ‘completely ridiculous’ visa claim

PETER Dutton reportedly intervened in a third au pair case in 2015 to allow a woman to enter Australia after her tourist visa was cancelled. The former home affairs minister is already under scrutiny for his decision to grant visas to two other foreign au pairs in 2015. The latest case, unearthed by The Guardian, […]

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Cannabis-infused products could soon help women alleviate menstrual-related cramps.

Marijuana ‘inserts’ could soon banish period pain in the US

IF NORTH Dakota residents vote to next month to legalise recreational marijuana, women in the state could be able to purchase an unusual item that’s said to relieve menstrual-related pain — cannabis-infused inserts. A company called Foria, that manufactures cannabis-infused inserts, or vaginal suppositories, could sell the product in the state if the measure passes, […]

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Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison (right) is seen after delivering a speech at Brothers Rugby Union Club in Brisbane on Tuesday, January 29. Picture: Darren England/AAP

Scott Morrison has promised to create 1.25m extra jobs

Prime Minister Scott Morrison was keen today to spruik his new jobs and debt announcement but 7.30 host Leigh Sales wasn’t quite ready to let him move on from the past. Sales began the interview on ABC by pointing out the Coalition’s poor poll numbers, ministerial resignations and cashed-up groups targeting marginal seats; and then […]

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