US rapper Pitbull is godfather for Norwegian Cruise Lines, Norwegian Escape.

Truth about cruise ship’s strangest job

At the recent christening of the new Celebrity Edge in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Malala Yousafzai released a custom-made 18-litre bottle of Badoit French mineral water across the ship’s Parabolic Ultra Bow. It marked a revolution at sea. “Malala is the perfect godmother for Celebrity Edge,” said Lisa Lutoff-Perlo, President and CEO, […]

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When to place your orders if you want them delivered on time

It’s the stuff of Christmas nightmares — showing up to a family gathering empty-handed, because you forgot to order your gifts on time. If you want to avoid that fate, then you need to make sure you place your online orders before the Christmas delivery deadline passes. And the tricky part is, that date varies […]

‘Suspicious activity’ will be cracked down on.

Police given ID check powers at airports

PEOPLE acting suspiciously in Australian airports will have to show identification to police under draft laws introduced to federal Parliament. Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton said the new ID checking powers for Australian Federal Police would give officers the ability to make people leave the airport or ban them from flying for 24 hours if […]

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Children’s toy sold at Target poses a choking hazard

Target has recalled a popular child’s toy. Picture: iStockSource:istock PARENTS have been warned about a potential “choking risk” posed by a popular children’s toy sold at Target. The Young Ones Light And Sound Guitar, which was sold by the discount department store chain through its Target Australia, Target Country and online stores from July 2014 […]


Hypnotic Mars crater looks like a reptile’s eyeball

  Here’s looking at you. NASA’s Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter captured a view of a crater on Mars that looks like it’s staring back.  The HiRise camera team at the University of Arizona in Tucson posted two different views of the crater to Twitter on Friday. One shows the crater in context in black and white, […]