Edible sculptures: International Cake Show – in pictures

Brisbane hosted the inaugural Australian International Cake festival this week. More than 100 ‘statement’ cakes were flown in from around Australia and the world for judging, including a life size Alice in Wonderland work Continue reading… Source link

Texas school shooting suspect spared people he liked so they could tell his story, documents show

Texas school shooting suspect spared people he liked so they could tell his story, documents show

Updated May 20, 2018 12:29:37 Related Story: ‘Quiet’ student shoots and kills 10 at his Texas high school Related Story: ‘I’ve hit rock bottom’: Police chief calls for action after Texas shooting The 17-year-old student who authorities say killed 10 people when he opened fire in an art class in …

Four people receive medical attention after fireworks malfunction at Freds Pass Show

Four people receive medical attention after fireworks malfunction at Freds Pass Show

Updated May 20, 2018 12:16:02 One person has been hospitalised and three children treated for burns after a fireworks display malfunctioned at a rural show in Darwin overnight. The annual Freds Pass Rural Community Show went amiss when the fireworks were released “at a lower height than planned”, a spokesperson …

Chinese long-range bombers land on South China Sea airstrip in show of strength

Chinese long-range bombers land on South China Sea airstrip in show of strength

Posted May 20, 2018 00:18:09 The Chinese air force has landed long-range bombers on an airstrip in the South China Sea for the first time, a move likely to further fuel concerns about Beijing’s expansive claims over the disputed region. A statement from the Defence Ministry said the exercise was …

Life-size Alice In Wonderland sugar sculpture a curious addition to International Cake Show

Life-size Alice In Wonderland sugar sculpture a curious addition to International Cake Show

Posted May 18, 2018 13:02:49 Photo: A giant sugar Alice falling through the rabbit hole. (ABC Radio Brisbane: Hailey Renault) Related Story: Vegans get to have their cake and enjoy it too Related Story: First rule of cake club: you are the boss The White Rabbit may have been late …

NCIS star Pauley Perrette claims she endured ‘multiple physical attacks’ which led her to quit the show

NCIS star Pauley Perrette claims she endured ‘multiple physical attacks’ which led her to quit the show

NCIS star Pauley Perrette has claimed in shock allegations that “multiple physical attacks” led her to leave the hit show. While she didn’t specifically name the long-running crime series, the 49-year-old actress sent out a cryptic tweet just days after her final episode aired in the US. “I refused to …

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Beef Australia 2018: Hats on show at Australia’s biggest beef industry event

Posted May 12, 2018 10:29:22 Photo: Hayden Beattie finds himself a new hat to wear in the show ring at Beef Australia 2018. (ABC Capricornia: Megan Hendry) Never trust a man in a black hat. Or so they say in Western movies. But how much can you really tell from …

New law will force 3,000 big companies to show they are stamping out slavery | World news

The federal government will force 3,000 big companies to explain how they are stamping out modern slavery, a move welcomed by anti-slavery campaigners. But unions and Labor say the changes will be “inadequate and ineffective” without the creation of an independent anti-slavery commissioner or penalties for corporations that breach their …

Canine Choreography: Show pairs dancing dogs with owners to explore ‘canine freestyle’

Canine Choreography: Show pairs dancing dogs with owners to explore ‘canine freestyle’

Posted May 11, 2018 17:29:22 Photo: Canine freestyle routines often include dramatic narratives, popular songs and eye-catching costumes. (Getty Images: Leon Neal ) Consider the pageantry of the dog show, with its parade of handlers in power suits and pooches with majestic blowouts, preening and prancing through the arena. Now …

Radar scans show there are no secret rooms in King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber

Radar scans show there are no secret rooms in King Tutankhamun’s burial chamber

Posted May 07, 2018 15:43:07 Photo: King Tutankhamun’s famous burial mask before it was damaged at the Egyptian Museum in Cairo. (Wikipedia: Bjorn Christian Torrissen) New radar scans have provided conclusive evidence that there are no hidden rooms inside the chamber in Egypt’s Valley of the Kings where King Tutankhamun …