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Kangaroo attacks couple in northeastern Australia, injures woman

Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

SYDNEY (Reuters) – Australian wildlife carers Jim and Linda Smith are lucky to be alive, an ambulance official said, after they were attacked by a kangaroo in northeastern Queensland state. The Smiths were feeding wild kangaroos on their property in the Darling Downs when a grey kangaroo buck struck out ...

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How the jumpsuit got back in style… and how you can wear it tonight! | brunch | feature

How the jumpsuit got back in style... and how you can wear it tonight! | brunch | feature

Layer them up with capes and coats, or wear them to the boardroom or to the ball. Think off shoulders and cold cuts, to halters and – for the men – an attitude and some air. The very practical jumpsuits, earlier the garb of skydivers and parachuters, or uniforms for ...

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Travel to Vienna and Prague: Of Opera, opulence and the old town square | brunch | feature

Travel to Vienna and Prague: Of Opera, opulence and the old town square | brunch | feature

As the shadows begin to lengthen, signifying the arrival of autumn, we look to escape New York. Our pick this time was Prague and Vienna, driven first by the fact that each of these cities is a choice destination in itself, and secondly, by their proximity to one another. Vienna, ...

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Thou shalt not! The pleasure of doing the forbidden | brunch | columns

Thou shalt not! The pleasure of doing the forbidden | brunch | columns

Cake for breakfast. A two-hour nap. No shower. Drunk-dialling an ex while sober. Ordering that long-lusted-after illustrated book on sale at that Evil Corporate Retail Store. Leaving the bed unmade all weekend. The dishes unwashed. The cupboard unkempt. Calls avoided. Work shirked. Wearing a denim shirt two sizes too large ...

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My drug addiction phase was the lowest point of time in my life: Prateik Babbar | brunch | feature

My drug addiction phase was the lowest point of time in my life: Prateik Babbar | brunch | feature

Date of birth: November 28 Sun Sign: Sagittarius Place of birth: Mumbai School/college: Arya Vidya Mandir/Jai Hind College and St. Andrew’s College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Mumbai First break: Working in a TV commercial for a retail brand High point of your life: Working with Amitabh Bachchan. He’s like ...

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#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer | brunch | feature

#MenGetItToo: How men deal with the ordeal of having a loved one suffer from breast cancer | brunch | feature

When 35-year-old author-filmmaker Tahira Kashyap shared a post-surgery image of herself – bespectacled, smiling and holding mastectomy drains (see picture below) – recovering from breast cancer, countless women wrote back. Many seemed scared to get a mammogram. Others shared concerns over losing their bras in front of technicians, or talking ...

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When food historians meet, eat and talk… | brunch | feature

When food historians meet, eat and talk... | brunch | feature

Here’s the thing about Indian cuisine: there is no Indian cuisine. Instead, there are hundreds, if not thousands, of food styles, created from the Indian soil and for the diets of the various communities of India, some overarching, some tiny and specific, all different in more subtle ways. Here’s the ...

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Hanut Singh’s royal escape – The Hindu

Hanut Singh’s royal escape - The Hindu

Hanut Singh’s creations are no stranger to the red carpet — they have regularly been sported by Hollywood and Bollywood elite, from Meryl Streep to Amy Adams and Shweta Bachchan Nanda to Malaika Arora. And at the 2018 Met Gala, Christian Louboutin sported his prayer bead ‘Mala’ necklace, made of ...

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Axe throwing takes aim at sunny Los Angeles

Axe throwing takes aim at sunny Los Angeles

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Axe throwing may not seem to have a place in Los Angeles, where sun and surf reign supreme, but the city’s first venue featuring the niche sport is counting on people to ditch the waves for steel hatchets. On a sunny fall day a group of ...

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Purrfect job; Russian town hires cat chief to attend to strays

Achilles the cat trains mind and body for role as World Cup psychic

MOSCOW (Reuters) – It was an unusual job advert. Wanted: Cat chief. Location: Zelenogradsk, Russia: Duties: Tending to the town’s approximately 70 stray cats. Some 80 applicants applied for the new role with the municipality in the small town in the Kaliningrad region, which has also erected a cat statue ...

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