Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy

Melbourne zoos dump Nestle products over palm oil controversy

Updated July 10, 2018 09:23:03 Zoos Victoria has dumped Nestle products from its kiosks and food carts after the company was suspended from an international organisation that promotes the sustainable use of palm oil.The organisation, which operates the Melbourne and Werribee zoos, has long campaigned for the sustainable production of palm oil — an ingredient…
Culling dingoes start of ‘domino effect’ that may be changing the shape of Australia’s landscape

Culling dingoes start of ‘domino effect’ that may be changing the shape of Australia’s...

When a 5,500-kilometre dingo fence was constructed between Queensland and Western Australia in the late 1800s and early 1900s, the idea was to stop dingoes from killing livestock in the pastureland to the south.But by excluding an apex predator, scientists believe we may have triggered a "trophic cascade" that has changed the physical shape of…
Leaked parts confirm that Xiaomi’s ‘transparent’ Mi 8 Explorer Edition was too good to be true

Leaked parts confirm that Xiaomi’s ‘transparent’ Mi 8 Explorer Edition was too good to...

In May, Xiaomi wowed the internet with its upcoming “transparent” Mi 8 Explorer Edition smartphone that the company claimed showed off the internal components of the phone in a stylish manner, unlike any transparent or translucent gadget before. There was just one problem: there were reports that the exposed circuitboard wasn’t actually real. Turns out,…
WikiLeaks has a new editor-in-chief because Julian Assange has no internet access

WikiLeaks has a new editor-in-chief because Julian Assange has no internet access

Julian Assange has stepped aside as editor-in-chief of WikiLeaks, with the group saying his departure was “due to the extraordinary circumstances” of him being unable to communicate with anyone but his lawyers for the last six months. Assange has appointed Kristinn Hrafnsson to replace him. Hrafnsson is an Icelandic journalist who served as WikiLeaks’ spokesperson…
Michelle Keegan reveals she sees husband Mark Wright more than people think

Michelle Keegan reveals she sees husband Mark Wright more than people think

Michelle Keegan reveals she sees husband Mark Wright more than people think as she likes to keep her long-distance marriage 'private' Her acting career often sees her on the other side of the world to her husband, who presents American entertainment show Extra in Los Angeles.But Michelle Keegan revealed she still manages to spend a…
Emma Stone is pretty in patterned mini dress as she poses with Joe Alwyn at The Favourite premiere

Emma Stone is pretty in patterned mini dress as she poses with Joe Alwyn...

Emma Stone is pretty in low-cut patterned mini dress as she poses with Taylor Swift's boyfriend Joe Alwyn at New York premiere of The Favourite She won an Oscar for Best Actress last year for her work on La la Land.And it looks like Emma Stone is readying herself for another successful award season.The 29-year-old…
Novichok hitman is ‘spotted in picture at Russian military academy’

Novichok hitman is ‘spotted in picture at Russian military academy’

'He's a scumbag': Putin brands ex-spy Sergei Skripal a 'traitor' and poison victim Dawn Sturgess 'some homeless person' as he claims yet again the Kremlin had nothing to do with Salisbury attack Vladimir Putin today lashed out at the spy poisoned in the Salisbury novichok attack, branding him a 'scumbag' and a 'traitor'.The Kremlin has…
Urban Outfitters is selling leggings and a bra as an ‘influencer Halloween costume’

Urban Outfitters is selling leggings and a bra as an ‘influencer Halloween costume’

Dressing as a meme for Halloween can be fun. If you’re lucky, you might even find a meme-themed Halloween party to attend, where you can make your own costume to revel with friends in the stuff that’s still good about the internet. Meme costumes are like an inside joke that everyone can enjoy (or not,…
eBay is now selling wireless plans with secondhand phones

eBay is now selling wireless plans with secondhand phones

With eBay being one of the biggest marketplaces to buy and sell used phones, it makes sense that the site is now offering prepaid wireless plans as an add-on option in the item listing. A checkbox underneath the “Add to cart” button offers a 30-day unlimited wireless plan from Red Pocket Mobile for $29, and…
The clock is ticking on Google’s smartwatch platform

The clock is ticking on Google’s smartwatch platform

Last week, I wrote about the new software update for Wear OS, Google’s smartwatch platform. I thought (and think) that it’s a good update for existing users and potentially a foundation that the company could build on to make something that’s actually competitive with both the Apple Watch or even Saumsung’s Galaxy Watch. The update…