Remove

Wingsuit flight over active volcano

History-making jump

Footage of the first ever skydive over an active volcano in Indonesia by four intrepid Red Bull flyers.

  • Kate Middleton set to return to royal duties at the request of The Queen

    Kate Middleton is set to return to royal duties at the request of The Queen. Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge is reportedly set to return to her royal duties six weeks after giving birth to daughter, Princess Charlotte. The 33-year-old royal - who gave birth to her second child on May 2 - is set to attend Queen Elizabeth's birthday parade on June 13, at the request of the 89-year-old monarch.

    New Idea
  • What Happens When a Harvard Engineer Gets Robbed?

    He designs a smarter home security system—without contracts, installation fees or sneaky salesmen. Discover a smarter way to protect your home today.

  • Why the US is leading the charge against FIFA

    As the latest scandal involving FIFA unfolds, questions are being asked as to why it's the U.S. that has chosen to swoop on world soccer's governing body. A number of top FIFA officials were arrested on Wednesday morning at the request of the U.S. Department of Justice (DoJ), in relation to claims about corruption and racketeering spanning the last 24 years. Moments afterwards, the Swiss Attorney General announced it was also opening criminal proceedings, focusing on "criminal mismanagement and money laundering" in relation to the host country allocations for the 2018 and 2022 FIFA World Cups in Qatar and Russia.

    CNBC
  • The next fracking boom could be in Saudi Arabia

    The key to an energy boom is simple: Build a technology to get at the oil and gas that geologists already know is trapped in various subterranean, or subsea, formations. Saudi Arabia could be next to use new technology to get at currently trapped gigantic reserves of oil and gas. All over the world, there are naturally fractured oil and gas reservoirs called carbonite formations, and no region has as much oil and gas trapped in carbonate formations as the Middle East.

    CNBC
  • Home prices in 20 metro cities rise 5% in March

    A closely watched index of U.S. housing prices showed home prices continued to climb in 20 cities in March. Ten cities saw home prices rise in the last 12 months, and 10 urban areas reported a year-over-year decrease. Home prices in San Francisco and Denver led the gains, increasing by 10.3 percent and 10 percent, respectively.

    CNBC
  • Taylor Swift asks Calvin Harris to move in

    Taylor Swift has reportedly asked Calvin Harris to move into her Los Angeles apartment. The 'Bad Blood' hitmaker has told the superstar DJ she wants to take their romance to the next level - despite only meeting at the BRIT Awards in February - and Calvin is said to have accepted her offer to movie and has already transferred some of his stuff into her LA home. According to the US edition of OK! magazine, a friend of Taylor revealed: "Taylor has asked Calvin to move in with her in LA, and he's accepted.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Court orders lottery to reveal details of disputed winner

    A court has ordered the company behind the Powerball lottery to reveal the details of a winner, who is accused of making off with millions that should have gone to his mates. Fourteen former workmates of 49-year-old Gary Baron have accused him of ripping them off to the tune of about $1 million each after taking a $16.7 Powerball win for himself. Baron has admitting winning the lottery but said he did so with a separate ticket, and not the one purchased on behalf of himself and a group of workmates.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Dying mother's final wish for daughter

    Athena Krueger’s dying wish was to celebrate her daughter's first birthday. The 33-year-old, from Minnesota, was diagnosed with breast cancer at the same time she fell pregnant. Athena and Ben with Amari shortly after she was born.

    Yahoo7 News
  • Sexiest Celebrity Selfies (15 photos)

    If you've got it, flaunt it. At least that's the rule these stars' Instagram snaps seem to suggest.

    Yahoo7 Entertainment
  • Bianca Rinehart appointed as trustee

    Mining magnate Gina Rinehart's eldest daughter Bianca will take control of the multi-billion dollar family trust following the family's long-running legal battle. Justice Paul Brereton made the order in the Supreme Court in Sydney on Thursday, saying Bianca had demonstrated the ability to robustly assert the rights of the trust against her mother and her company Hancock Prospecting. In handing down his decision, Justice Brereton said it had become clear throughout the proceedings that Gina Rinehart had "gone to extraordinary lengths" to maintain control directly or indirectly of the trust.

    AAP
  • Dollar could be getting ready to roar

    Since last week, the dollar index has gained nearly 2 percent. "I think the markets are rushing to get long dollars again, and I think the FX market is running ahead of rates again," said Vassili Serebriakov, BNP Paribas currency strategist. Serebriakov and other strategists said the dollar's course could be determined in the next several days by a number of important events, not the least of which will be the May employment report June 5.

    CNBC
  • Vic lottery syndicate accused speaks out

    Gary Baron broke his silence on Thursday after 14 Geelong transport workers, his former colleagues, took the case to the Victorian Supreme Court. The syndicate games, 10 tickets totalling $520.35, were bought online on a separate day, Mr Baron says. "I have never cheated my workmates and I am disappointed that the matter has become so public and that my name, family and home have become so widely publicised," Mr Baron said in a statement.

    AAP
  • IS 'executes' 20 in Palmyra Roman theatre

    The Islamic State group "executed" 20 men in front of a crowd in the UNESCO-listed Roman theatre of Syria's ancient city of Palmyra on Wednesday, a monitor said. Across the border the jihadists claimed to have abolished when they proclaimed their "caliphate" last year, thousands of Iraqi security forces and paramilitaries deployed across Anbar province. Nearly a week after seizing strategic Palmyra, IS gathered 20 men they accused of fighting for the regime in the ruins of the theatre and shot them dead, Rami Abdel Rahman, head of the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, told AFP.

    AFP
  • Tax clampdown on landlords

    Three million landlords face tougher scrutiny from the Australian Tax Office, thanks in part to a property owner who had their daughter's wedding and an overseas trip paid for by taxpayers. The tax office has revealed it will use the tax reporting season to focus on rental property deductions and "unusually large" expense claims. One of the tax office's concerns is that landlords are getting more creative in their claims.

    The West Australian
  • Syndicate of 10 strangers win Oz Lotto's $30m prize

    The man who picked the winning numbers in last night’s 30 million Lotto draw won’t win a cent. The West Australian Lotto kiosk manager said he chose the numbers because he noticed they hadn’t come up for a while – but then sold the ticket to a syndicate of 10 strangers. The first two syndicate members - a southern suburb's couple and a woman from Belmont - today came forward to claim their share of the prize.

    Yahoo7
  • Federer, Wawrinka show no sympathy for Nadal in umpire row

    Roger Federer on Wednesday admitted that allowing leading players to pick and choose who umpires their matches could set a difficult precedent for tour organisers. After easing past Spain's Marcel Granollers in the second round of the French Open at Roland Garros, Federer was drawn into a debate that followed Rafael Nadal's admission that he had requested the removal of a respected umpire from officiating his matches. Nadal admitted on Tuesday that he had demanded that respected Brazilian umpire Carlos Bernandes be banned from officiating at his matches.

    AFP
  • Stars in Summer: Celebs Best Bikini Body Moments (37 photos)

    Katy Perry, Gisele Bundchen and more stars giving us holiday (and beach body) envy!

    Who
  • Police rescue girl sold for marriage by parents

    Spanish police have rescued an 11-year-old girl who was repeatedly raped and beaten after she was sold by her parents for marriage for 17,000 euros ($18,500). Police detained five people from the two families involved and charged them with human trafficking, sexual abuse, rape, abuse and labour exploitation, they said in a statement.

    AFP
  • Lewis Hamilton smitten with Kendall Jenner

    The 30-year-old Formula One racing driver, who split from Nicole Scherzinger in February after seven years of dating, is reportedly smitten with the 19-year-old model. The brunette beauty is equally attracted to Lewis and enjoyed spending the day with him on his boat. Another source said: "Kendall definitely has a major flirtation going on with Lewis and seems into him.

    Bang Showbiz
  • Lena Dunham Strips Down to Her Lingerie

    Lena Dunham's latest Instagram photo aims to empower women. Photo: InstagramLena Dunham's latest saucy Instagram post is a celebration of freedom, according to the Girls star.The 29-year-old star shared a photo of herself wearing a lacy lingerie set,

    FAMOUS
  • Singapore Airlines Airbus loses power in-flight to both engines

    A Singapore Airlines (SIA) Airbus plane carrying 194 people temporarily lost power to both engines on a recent flight to Shanghai, SIA confirmed Wednesday after a flight tracker said the plane had to descend 13,000 feet (3.96 kilometres) before normal operation was restored. The carrier said it was investigating the May 23 incident together with Airbus and engine manufacturer Rolls-Royce. In a statement, SIA said the Airbus A330-300, carrying 182 passengers and 12 crew members, "encountered bad weather at 39,000 feet about three and a half hours after departure" from Singapore.

    AFP