• 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
  • 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.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Analysis - Injured Pacquiao faces possible sanctions

    The fallout from the "Fight of the Century" became murkier on Monday with possible lawsuits in the works and Manny Pacquiao likely to face disciplinary action for failing to disclose a pre-bout shoulder injury. Filipino Pacquiao lost on a unanimous decision to undefeated American Floyd Mayweather Jr in a heavily hyped welterweight showdown in Las Vegas on Saturday that is expected to be the top grossing prize fight of all time. Barely one hour after the contest ended, Pacquiao's promoter, Bob Arum, said the 36-year-old southpaw had been hampered by an 'old' injury to his right shoulder.

    Reuters
  • Cara Delevingne rocks oriental-inspired body art at Met Gala

    Cara Delevingne rocked oriental-inspired body art at the Met Gala last night (04.05.15). The 22-year-old supermodel perfectly embodied the evening's 'China: Through The Looking Glass' theme as she stepped out covered in floral temporary tattoos intertwined under her stunning cut out black Stella McCartney jumpsuit. Cara enjoyed catching up with a host of her celebrity pals at the event which was held at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, including Stella and singer Rihanna.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Sadistic rapist jailed for 16 years of torture

    A woman who was subjected to years of harrowing sexual abuse was forced to dig her own grave by a sadistic rapist. Manchester Crown Court heard that between 1998 and 2014, Michael Walsh kidnapped the woman and held her prisoner. Walsh, 48, denied five rape charges, ten assaults causing actual bodily harm, common assault, false imprisonment and criminal damage, the Daily Mail reported.

    Yahoo7 and Agencies
  • 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
  • Optical illusion blamed for crashes on US freeway

    An optical illusion is being blamed for a series of crashes on a freeway ramp in America. Atlanta locals know the ramp on the Interstate 285 is a bad stretch of road, with at least 10 truck crashes in the past 18 months, and every one causing traffic chaos. Engineer Herman Hill told WSBTV that one lane of the freeway continued straight, fooling drivers into thinking they are continuing to travel in a straight line, even if they are taking the ramp.

    Yahoo7
  • Migrant workers in slave-like conditions

    Food supplied to Australia's biggest supermarkets and fast food chains is being processed or picked by migrant workers in slave-like conditions, it has been reported. An ABC Four Corners program has revealed widespread exploitation of people on working holiday visas.

    AAP
  • Germany's post-WWII 'occupation children' speak out

    Many faced social stigma and were long kept in the dark about their true parental origins, with birth certificates that usually said "father unknown". Now, 70 years after the end of World War II, many German children of Allied occupation forces are breaking the silence on what was long a taboo subject. "My own earliest memories are: I am not wanted, something is wrong with me," writes one of them, Ute Baur-Timmerbrink, in her new book on the subject, "Wir Besatzungskinder" (We, the Occupation Children).

    AFP
  • What is my house worth?

    The average home in Australia has risen in value by 11 per cent over the past year, according the Australian Bureau of Statistics.Though changes in the real estate prices are out of your control, there’s every chance that you might be in for a nice surprise

    Yahoo7 Moneyhound
  • 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
  • Amal Clooney splashes out on Porsche for George

    Amal Clooney is buying George a £135,000 car for his birthday. The human rights lawyer has reportedly splashed out on a Porsche 911 GT3 RS as an extra special gift for her husband to celebrate his 54th birthday on Wednesday (06.05.15). A family source revealed: "George loves his cars.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Dangerous sinkholes filled in

    The sinkholes that led to the evacuation of two unit blocks in western Sydney have finally been filled in. The sinkholes, which spread from an empty building site saturated by heavy rain on Saturday, displaced about 50 residents.

    7News
  • Councilman visits toilet with mic turned on

    A Texas councillor learnt the hard way what happens when you don’t turn your microphone off.The councillor stepped out for a toilet break during a recent council meeting — but accidentally left his mic on as he used the bathroom.Unknown to him, his loo

    7News
  • 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.

    7News
  • 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
  • Harrison Ford 'had fire in his eyes' after on-set accident

    Harrison Ford had "a fire in his eyes" after injuring himself while filming 'Star Wars: The Force Awakens'. The 72-year-old actor - who reprises the role of Han Solo in the much-anticipated new movie, which is set for release in December - fractured a bone in his left leg during filming and according to director J.J. Abrams, the accident ignited Harrison and united the film's crew. Reflecting on Harrison's injury and subsequent performance, the director shared: "In a weird way, it was the greatest gift to the movie that, once it was clear Harrison would be OK, the way that the crew came together.

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  • Expect political risks in Budget

    Tony Abbott has promised the upcoming Budget will build on the "success" of last year's fiscal blueprint as signs grow the Government's debt will blow out beyond $500 billion. Revealing the Government would save $500 million from its success in stopping boat people arrivals, Mr Abbott said more political risks would be taken in the coming Budget.

    The West Australian
  • 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
  • Stunning images of WWII wrecks

    The joint Curtin University and WA Museum expedition to photograph the wrecks of HMAS Sydney II and the HSK Kormoran snapped images of the torn bow of the Sydney, a mine amid the wreck of the Kormoran and a garden of anemones that had sprung up on the German vessel, looking like flowers at a gravesite. The photographs included one of a Carley float - a type of life raft - among the Sydney debris. A Carley float washed up on Christmas Island in 1942 containing the body of a sailor presumed to have been from the Sydney.

    The West Australian