On board the 19-hour Qantas flight from New York to Sydney

I'm dancing the Macarena in the aisle of a mostly empty jet plane as it hurtles past Las Vegas 10,972 metres up in the night's sky.
20.10.2019 14:48

Bright lights, spicy food: Will they prepare you for Qantas 20-hour flights?

Being locked in a metal tube for 20 hours with more than 200 other humans might be some people's idea of torture.
20.10.2019 14:04

Woman gets on plane wearing all her clothes to avoid baggage fees

A woman in the Philippines had done what we've all considered doing before and donned multiple layers of extra clothes in order to escape excess baggage fees.
19.10.2019 16:53

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One dead after plane landing on Alaskan island goes off runway

One person has died after a US commuter airplane went off the end of a runway while landing at an airport in the remote Aleutian Islands fishing community of Unalaska.
19.10.2019 15:23

Endangered Masai giraffe born at Los Angeles Zoo

A big baby has made its debut at Los Angeles Zoo in the US.
19.10.2019 14:19

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Companys push to use Unimogs on terrifying Skippers Rd

The local council is investigating the planned use of 10-tonne Unimogs to carry tourists on a Queenstown road described as one of the world's most treacherous drives.
18.10.2019 19:19

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Your jet lag is worse than it should be, Qantas research claims

Travellers suffering jet lag are often their own worst enemies, avoiding methods proven to remedy the condition while exacerbating the punishment on body and mind by drinking too much booze during the...
18.10.2019 12:56

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Air New Zealand shows Ireland fans the door ahead of Rugby World Cup quarterfinal

Air New Zealand is backing black for this week's Rugby World Cup quarterfinal – and they're not afraid to show it.
17.10.2019 19:14

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Is it a bird? Is it a plane? No, just a paragliding dog in Australia

Sydney resident Benjamin Whittaker was walking toward a local beach when he spotted the unusual sight of a man paragliding with a dog.
17.10.2019 12:21

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Kiwi teens squid picture wins Young Wildlife Photographer of the Year award

The Auckland teenager who won an international photography award had only been using his underwater camera for about a year.
17.10.2019 11:45

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Climate change: Why whales matter

Between 1900 and 2015, a staggering 3,000,000 whales were caught by the whaling industry, causing great whale populations to plummet by around 66 to 90 per cent.
17.10.2019 09:51

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Eerie abandoned building in China with hundreds of smiling portraits

An abandoned building in southern China has hundreds of smiling portraits on its wall in.
17.10.2019 07:51

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