• Amateur Bodybuilder's Attempt To Become The Hulk Goes As Bad As You'd Expect

    When choosing an inspiration to model your own physique on, surely there are better alternatives than the Incredible Hulk. If only Romario dos Santos Alves, 25, had someone to tell him that before he set out on his quest to mirror the body of the bright green digitally altered superhero. Romario became addicted to injecting himself with a cocktail of oil, painkillers and alcohol to pump up his biceps, resulting in doctors telling him they’d need to amputate both of his arms.

    Men's Health
  • Cambodia PM refuses bet payout after Pacquiao loss

    Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen admitted Monday he won't make good on a $5,000 bet he lost on the recent bout between Floyd Mayweather and regional hero Manny Pacquiao because he was so incensed by the match outcome. The 62-year-old strongman delivered a nine minute rebuke of judges who ruled Mayweather had squarely beaten Pacquiao in Las Vegas on Saturday. Echoing many of Pacquiao's Filipino compatriots who have also cried foul, Hun Sen accused the American officials of being biased towards Mayweather in the $400 million fight.

    AFP
  • Tourist attacked by ladyboy in Thailand

    An Irish tourist has been attacked by a lady boy in Thailand after declining an offer for sexual services. Michael Merry,55,was approached by the transgender woman when he was walking down a street in Pattaya around 3am on Sunday. The Irish Mirror reports that local police spokesman Piyapong Ensan said that the attacker had been identified as transgender person, Wichai Sripalang.

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  • Rihanna steals show at Met Gala

    Rihanna stole the show at the Met Gala on Monday night (04.05.15) in a giant gold and yellow gown. The 27-year-old singer was the talk of the red carpet at The Metropolitan Museum of Art's 2015 Costume Institute Benefit to celebrate the opening of the China: Through the Looking Glass exhibition. Rihanna arrived to a blinding flash of cameras as she strutted into the exclusive event wearing the golden hued dress, which was created by Chinese designer Guo Pei, trimmed in yellow fur and finished off with an enormous train.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Controversial $39 million Sydney home sold, Joe Hockey confirms

    Treasurer Joe Hockey has told Reuters the re-sale of the trophy Point Piper trophy home, Villa del Mare, has taken place. "The property that has been reported has been re-sold to an Australian citizen, and we are investigating around 100 other cases," Joe Hockey told Reuters. No details on any off-market sale have emerged, other than the Treasurer's comments to Reuters' Matt Siegel and Paul Ingrassia which were reported by News Ltd and Fairfax Media.

    Property Observer
  • Charlotte Elizabeth Diana: The Meaning Behind the New Princess's Name

    The Duke and Duchess of Camridge present their daughter Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge have named their new daughter Charlotte, the recent favourite with the betting public. The baby's middle names are Elizabeth, after the Queen and her baby's great-grandmother, and Diana, after William's late mother and the baby's grandmother.

    Who
  • Final proof that Cristiano Ronaldo is a very, very nice man indeed

    The picture above says it all: Cristiano Ronaldo, the preening prima donna more interested in showing himself off than in being a good footballer and a decent man. Rather than celebrate with team-mates, Ronaldo made the moment about himself, running away from the men who are behind his glory, posing for the cameras.

    7Sport
  • EU Commission sharply cuts Greek growth, primary surplus forecasts

    The European Commission slashed Greek economic growth and primary surplus projections on Tuesday and forecast deeper price falls and a higher public debt as a result of uncertainty that has dogged Athens policy direction since late 2014. The Commission, which finished gathering data for its forecast on April 21, said it now expected the Greek economy would grow only 0.5 percent this year, after 0.8 percent in 2014 and accelerate to 2.9 percent in 2016, unless policies change. Three months ago, the Commission forecast Greece would grow 2.5 percent this year and 3.6 percent in 2016 after a 1.0 percent expansion last year.

    Reuters
  • Teen's attack on disabled pensioner 'spine chilling and despicable'

    A 16-year old-boy has walked free from court with no conviction after pleading guilty to an unprovoked attack on a disabled pensioner which the sentencing judge described as spine chilling and despicable. The teenager punched the then 47-year-old pensioner eleven times as his co-accused allegedly struck him 26 times with a house brick as the man sat on a public bench at the Beenleigh Market Place in the early hours of October 27 last year. FIRST ON SEVEN: CCTV footage of the attack which as been described as 'spine chilling and despicable'.

    7News
  • British grandmother prepares for execution in Indonesia

    A British grandmother on death row in Indonesia is writing goodbye letters to her family and believes she could be executed at any time, she wrote in an article. Lindsay Sandiford, 58, said she was expecting to die shortly, after seven foreign drug convicts were executed last week, causing a storm of international protest. Sandiford, originally from Redcar in northeast England, wrote that she planned to sing the cheery popular song "Magic Moments" when facing the firing squad.

    AFP
  • Man accidentally enters poker game, wins $1.2 million

    A man has walked away with $1.2 million after he accidentally signed up to a poker tournament. Professional player Asher Conniff was attemping to register for an online poker competition when he clicked the wrong button. Instead he erroneously signed up for an in-person Atlantic City poker tournament.

    Yahoo7 Finance
  • SBS slammed over 'Struggle Street' documentary series

    SBS headquarters at Artarmon will turn into Struggle Street tomorrow as garbage trucks blockade it over a controversial documentary series. Ashley Kennedy and his wife, Peta, who feature in the show, are furious at the way Struggle Street has been edited, saying it is sensational. About a dozen Blacktown Council garbage trucks will blockade SBS's Artarmon offices in Sydney on Wednesday to express anger over the three-part show.

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  • Axe attack survivor back at school

    Marli van Breda, the former Perth teenager who survived horrific injuries in an axe attack that killed her parents and brother in South Africa, has visited her school for the first time since the tragedy. Netwerk24 reported yesterday/mon that Marli spent almost two hours with her friends at Somerset College and is expected to return to lessons full time shortly. “Marli enjoyed the visit very much,” Ms Wybrow told Netwerk24.

    The West Australian
  • Husband of Facebook's Sandberg died on treadmill: official

    US tech executive David Goldberg, the husband of Facebook's Sheryl Sandberg, apparently died after falling on a treadmill and striking his head at an upscale resort in Mexico, authorities said. Goldberg, 47, was the chief executive of online polling firm SurveyMonkey and husband of Facebook's chief operating officer Sheryl Sandberg. "They went looking for him and found him in a pool of blood next to a treadmill, apparently after he fell and struck his head at the hotel gym," the official said, declining to be named.

    AFP
  • True-blue Spice Queens exit MKR

    It’s not unusual that a contestant will come off a reality show claiming to have been unfairly portrayed but Eva Lean and Debra Ch’ng couldn’t be happier with how they have come across on TV. The Perth duo were booted off My Kitchen Rules after a sudden-death cook-off against Mt Isa cousins Jac Bakhash and Shaz Sellings, just one day shy of tonight’s grand finale.

    The West Australian
  • Why Singapore is cracking down on 'Tiger Mums'

    Singaporean Carmen Kok regrets that she never made it to university. “You can’t rise up in Singapore without a degree,” said Kok, 47, who plans to spend three times what she makes in a year as a hairdresser to send her daughter to college in South Korea. Singapore’s Tiger mums are becoming a headache for Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, who is trying to persuade the population that they don’t need to go to university to have a good career.

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  • Australia's RBA cuts rates, markets wonder if that's all

    Australia's central bank cut interest rates for the second time this year on Tuesday, seeking to buttress the economy against sliding mining investment while heading off a harmful increase in the local dollar. The currency did initially drop after the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) trimmed its cash rate a quarter point to a fresh all time trough of 2.0 percent. "The Board judged that the inflation outlook provided the opportunity for monetary policy to be eased further, so as to reinforce recent encouraging trends in household demand," said RBA Governor Glenn Stevens.

    Reuters
  • GM ignition-switch death toll rises to 97

    General Motors said Monday that at least 97 deaths are linked to faulty ignition switches on some of its cars as the largest US automaker weighs compensation claims. The GM independent compensation fund said that 45 death claims remained under review as of last Friday. The death toll rose from 90 confirmed claims in the prior week.

    AFP
  • How To Choose The Right Sunglasses For Your Face Shape

    'What are the trends we should be looking out for this season?Eyewear is looking super bold for the new season with lots of traditional styles finding a new self-expression. Punk is big, with a chaotic energy coming through...lots of smokey grey and black

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  • Boston marathon runner looking for man she kissed as a dare

    A competitor in the Boston marathon is seeking to find a stranger she kissed halfway through the race to complete a dare. Barbara Tatge, 55, puckered up and kissed a random, good looking spectator half-way through and took a picture as evidence. A challenge set by her daughter, Paige, and one Barbara successfully completed.

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