Seniors group says leave savers alone

The ruins with a $1.5m pricetag HOLES in the floor, holes in the roof, covered in mould, rust and dirt but this run down house if set to sell for a huge price tag. Have we all gone mad? Article source:

Jared Leto looks terrifying as the Joker

Inspiration? Source: Supplied THE first image of a character from DC Comic’s upcoming bad-guy film Suicide Squad has been released of Jared Leto playing the Joker. It’s a markedly different take to the character than both Jack Nicholson’s portrayal in 1989’s Batman and Heath Ledger’s 2008 The Dark Knight. Leto’s Joker features tattoos of manic […]

Banksy takes a bite of the Big Apple

A tagger vandalises a Banksy artwork in New York. Source: Supplied IN October of 2013 UK graffiti artist Banksy enhanced his own Robin Hood-like myth when he launched his “residency” on the streets of New York. Every day for a month he created a work on a wall or in a public place and ­announced […]

Strange, sad quest may leave you cold

Rinko Kikuchi is haunting as the deluded treasure hunter. Source: Supplied IN the Coen Brothers’ great 1996 thriller Fargo, Steve Buscemi’s character buries $US920,000 in the snow in North Dakota — money that he doesn’t get to collect. In Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter, a disturbed Japanese woman (Rinko Kikuchi), ­believing Fargo’s false claim that it’s […]

Light, camera and loads of action

Ultron returns in Marvel’s new action packed saga to cause even more trouble for our heroes in Avengers: Age of Ultron. THE new Avengers film is a supercharged thrill ride packed with heroes, robots, one-liners, a little romance and action, ­action, action. All the old heroes are back, along with some new ones, backed up […]

Byrne helped boyfriend get cast

Co-stars … Rose Byrne and Bobby Cannavale attend the New York premiere of Adult Beginners. Picture: Getty Source: Getty Images ROSE Byrne is such a Hollywood heavyweight these days that she managed to get her boyfriend Bobby Cannavale a lead role in her new movie. The New York Post reports that the Bridesmaids beauty who […]

This Week’s Night Sky: See an Eclipse of Two Jupiter Moons

A cosmic quadrilateral. About an hour after sunset on Monday, April 20, the thin sliver of the crescent moon hangs in the western sky and marks the corner of a giant quadrilateral that also includes white Venus, orange Aldebaran, and the Pleiades. With the glare of twilight, the last will be difficult to see, so […]

Road-Eating, Slow-Motion Landslide Caught on Video

Like watching a slow-motion disaster, a video that’s going viral this week shows a dramatic landslide in eastern Russia gradually swallowing up a road and railway, knocking down trees and power lines, and dragging heavy equipment. Article source:

New Recipe for Conquering Everest: Rethinking Methods, Route

Norway’s legendary cross-country skiing champion Bjorn Daehlie, winner of eight Olympic gold medals, purportedly had his own oxygen-deprivation RV, which he drove from race to race. Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps has described using a high-altitude sleep chamber to prepare for the London Olympics, and athletes from a range of other sports, from World Cup soccer […]

Watch: Wolf Spider Squashed, Hundreds of Babies Emerge

Christopher Buddle, an arachnologist at McGill University, agrees that the critter in the video is most likely a wolf spider. Typically, the spiderlings will reassemble on their mother after the danger passes, says Buddle. In the event that their mother is killed, they don’t have a good chance of surviving, he notes. Article source:

This Chart Shows How U.S. Carbon Emissions Are Rising—Again

The uptick, after a few years of decline, suggests the United States could have a difficult time meeting its emissions target. Last month, ahead of historic climate talks in Paris, Obama pledged to reduce total U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 26 to 28 percent, from 2005 levels, by 2025. The bulk (80 percent) of that […]