Rare turtles captured emerging from nest

Rare turtles captured emerging from nest

A RARE breed of tiny sea turtle hatchlings has been caught on film for the first time in WA. The endangered olive ridley turtles were captured emerging from their nest in the Kimberley by Park rangers. The Department of Parks and Wildlife staff and Dambimangari spotted the nest while removing marine debris from a beach near Lalang-garram Camden Sound Marine Park, 300km northeast of Broome. The olive ridley or Lepidochelys olivacea is the smallest of Australia’s sea turtles and only grows to about 70cm long. media_cameraTiny turtles: Park rangers have…

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Kogan shares slump on ASX debut

Kogan shares slump on ASX debut

Updated July 07, 2016 15:50:30 Shares in online electronics retailer Kogan have slumped more than 12 per cent on their market debut. In afternoon trade, shares in the company were down 11.4 per cent, or 20.5 cents, at $1.59, having hit a low of $1.495 earlier in the afternoon. The shares are trading well below their offer price of $1.80 to institutional investors. “Obviously a disappointing debut, the IPO [initial public offering] in terms of itself was quite high relative to traditional bricks and mortar retailers,” said Daniel Mueller, senior…

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Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams cruises to final

Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams cruises to final

Story highlights Serena Williams beats Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-0 Result sees World No. 1 reach ninth Wimbledon final Venus Williams and Angelique Kerber play in second semi final later Friday Williams reached her ninth final at the All England Club by crushing Russia’s Elena Vesnina 6-2 6-0 in a quick 48 minutes Thursday. The 50th-ranked Vesnina — appearing in a first grand slam semifinal — probably won’t want to see her in-form opponent again for a while. But unfortunately for her they’ll face off in doubles later Thursday. Williams improved…

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Bizarre way scientist tried to ‘cure the gays’

Bizarre way scientist tried to ‘cure the gays’

A HORRIFIC report shows how a scientist tried to “cure the gays” in the 1970s. Robert Heath attempted to use “pleasure conditioning” to turn gay men straight. He would dot their heads with electrodes and make them have sex with female prostitutes and Health would record their level of pleasure. The Pleasure and Brain Activity in Man report looks at patient B-19, a 24-year-old with temporal lobe epilepsy. He had a five-year history of overt homosexuality and had been abusing drugs for three years. He had been in the military…

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Belgian Neanderthals 'ate each other' and made tools from human bones

Belgian Neanderthals 'ate each other' and made tools from human bones

No word in the scientific lexicon is more evocative than Neanderthal. Photo: Neanderthal Code/History Channel London: Belgian Neanderthals were eating each other some 40,000 years ago, new research shows. The grisly discovery was made in a cave where scientists found bones bearing marks left by intentional butchering. Not only were they cannibals, but the Neanderthals appear to have fashioned tools out of the bones of their own kind. The ‘Panel of Hands’ stencils in the El Castillo Cave, Spain, are believed older than 40,800 years. Photo: AP/File Neanderthals were a…

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