Two share $50m Powerball prize

Two share $50m Powerball prize

TWO lucky Powerball players are $25 million richer tonight – but there was no jackpot draw joy for WA. The two winning tickets, sold in the eastern states, had the winning numbers of 26, 17, 2, 10, 25 and 23, plus the Powerball of 5. The $50 million division one Powerball jackpot was split among the two winners. WA’s luck didn’t even stretch to division two. A total of 33 players across the country had six winning numbers and picked up $32,180.40 but none were from the west. Twenty WA…

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Sophie Monk’s first Bachelorette kiss

Sophie Monk’s first Bachelorette kiss

EVER wondered what it’s like to make-out with Sophie Monk? The Bachelorette contestant Jarrod Woodgate will tell you: her kisses are a 12 out of 10. Woodgate, a 31-year-old vineyard manager from Victoria, scored the coveted first kiss of the season last night. And though the scene was filmed months ago, he’s still reeling. “I still can’t get over it. It was out of this world! It was a very powerful kiss. The connection we had was …” said Woodgate, before trailing off, lost for words. “There were so many…

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Why we should stop outsourcing and cook as a family instead

Why we should stop outsourcing and cook as a family instead

By Kat Wieczorek-Ghisso Posted September 21, 2017 18:01:16 Photo: Families need to prioritise spending time together in the kitchen. (Flickr/Tim Pierce) Related Story: Australia is failing new parents with conflicting advice Families struggle to find quality time together every day. In the past, family meal times always ensured we caught up on what happened at school or at the office that day and what mood everyone was in. It’s a different world today and it’s worrying because all this could be lost in a generation. Sharing our daily experience with…

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UK strikes research deal with US in run-up to Brexit

UK strikes research deal with US in run-up to Brexit

Image copyrightFredex8 The UK and US have reached a deal to develop a special relationship for science. An agreement between the two countries aims to make it easier for researchers to travel, collaborate and share facilities. US science bodies are said to be “eager” to take advantage of research opportunities lost because of Brexit. The deal is part of government efforts to develop research collaborations outside the EU. BBC News revealed earlier this year when the deal was being negotiated that the aim was to develop a legal framework to…

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Wheat town hopes giant silo mural will draw tourists

Wheat town hopes giant silo mural will draw tourists

Posted September 21, 2017 18:13:12 Photo: The huge artwork depicts a young child in a wheat field at sunset. (Supplied: Sue Woolford) The small farming town of Kimba on South Australia’s Eyre Peninsula is hoping a new, largescale mural will provide an economic boost. Melbourne artist Cam Scale spent weeks painting the artwork on grain silos, which are 25 metres tall and stretch to 60 metres wide. The idea was borne from a local community group looking for ways to use art to promote the town. The rural community has…

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