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/ Mar 12, 2017

Bra parachute wins Australia charity flying contest

An actor tethered to a homemade parachute made out of bras on Sunday flew his way to the top of a quirky Australian competition, beating other contestants dressed as a balloon horse and winged reptile. The annual charity Birdman Rally is held at Melbourne’s ...

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

/ Dec 22, 2016

Catraband: Kitty smuggler caught in Auckland

A cat-crazy Canadian woman who tried to smuggle her pet into New Zealand in a handbag was immediately sent home after being caught at Auckland airport, officials said Thursday, calling her attempt “very stupid.” Officials condemned the hapless bid to circumvent strict biosecurity laws ...

/ Dec 14, 2016

Australian word of the year is 'democracy sausage'

If you have ever struggled to decipher Australian English slang, then you may be baffled by “democracy sausage,” the word of the year Down Under. The Australian National Dictionary Centre defined it Wednesday as a sausage served on bread and bought at a polling ...