SAS Australia: Roxy Jacenko defends convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby

‘She’s done her time’: Roxy Jacenko praises Schapelle Corby for taking part in SAS Australia – and defends the convicted drug smuggler for moving on with her life By Alisha Buaya For Daily Mail Australia Published: 01:18 BST, 20 October 2020 | Updated: 01:18 BST, 20 October 2020 She voluntarily withdrew from SAS Australia on … Read more SAS Australia: Roxy Jacenko defends convicted drug smuggler Schapelle Corby

Grenada holidays: The island is known for its world-beating beaches… and you can fly direct again

No other Caribbean country has endured such a tumultuous modern history as Grenada. The Cuban and Russian-backed revolution of the early Eighties ended with the American invasion (referred to in these parts, quaintly, as the ‘intervention’) then, just as the country was finding its feet, along came Hurricane Ivan in 2004 to flatten the place … Read more Grenada holidays: The island is known for its world-beating beaches… and you can fly direct again

Grenada holidays: The island is known for its world-beating beaches… and you can fly direct again

No other Caribbean country has endured such a tumultuous modern history as Grenada. The Cuban and Russian-backed revolution of the early Eighties ended with the American invasion (referred to in these parts, quaintly, as the ‘intervention’) then, just as the country was finding its feet, along came Hurricane Ivan in 2004 to flatten the place … Read more Grenada holidays: The island is known for its world-beating beaches… and you can fly direct again

Indonesian tribe with extremely rare electric blue eyes due to genetic fluke photographed

Baby’s got blue eyes… and so has everyone else! Indonesian tribe have piercing features due to a genetic fluke Members of a tribe on Buton Island, Indonesia, have Waardenburg Syndrome, affecting pigmentation The syndrome can affect hear loss but also causes an extremely rare electric blue colour in their eyes Korchnoi Pasaribu, from Jakarta, Indonesia, photographed … Read more Indonesian tribe with extremely rare electric blue eyes due to genetic fluke photographed

Chinese drug trafficker facing death sentence escapes jail through sewage pipes in Indonesia 

The real Shawshank Redemption: Chinese drug trafficker facing death sentence escapes jail by digging a 100ft tunnel through sewage pipes using a screwdriver in Indonesia Cai Changpan was sentenced to death in 2017 for trafficking 230-pound meth The Chinese man escaped from a Indonesian jail after digging a 100-foot tunnel He even invited his cellmate … Read more Chinese drug trafficker facing death sentence escapes jail through sewage pipes in Indonesia 

Boeing disasters caused by poor design and failed regulation, report says

Two Boeing plane crashes that killed 346 people in five months were the ‘horrific culmination’ of design flaws, poor government oversight and a lack of action by the planemaker, US investigators have said.  Boeing and the Federal Aviation Administration were both criticized in a scathing report by the House Transportation Committee after the crashes in … Read more Boeing disasters caused by poor design and failed regulation, report says

Ancient breed of singing dog re-emerges in Indonesia after being believed to be extinct for 50 years

The New Guinea singing dog, known for making harmonic sounds with its high-pitched barks and howls, was believed to only exist in captivity – until now. Scientists spotted a pack of these dogs running wild in the hills of Indonesia after the animals were believed to have gone extinct in the wild 50 years ago. … Read more Ancient breed of singing dog re-emerges in Indonesia after being believed to be extinct for 50 years

Ancient breed of singing dog re-emerges in Indonesia after being believed to be extinct for 50 years

The New Guinea singing dog, known for making harmonic sounds with its high-pitched barks and howls, was believed to only exist in captivity – until now. Scientists spotted a pack of these dogs running wild in the hills of Indonesia after the animals were believed to be extinct 50 years ago. The findings were uncovered … Read more Ancient breed of singing dog re-emerges in Indonesia after being believed to be extinct for 50 years

The families who dig up their dead relatives

Families gathered to raise their dead loved ones from their tombs and clean and re-dress the corpses in a ritual honouring the spirits of their mummified ancestors in Indonesia. Every August the Torja community in Panggala, Nort Toraja, South Sulawesi, re-dress their relatives’ bodies, clean them, speak with them and even light them cigarettes.  The … Read more The families who dig up their dead relatives

Scientists using stem cells to rescue the nearly extinct Sumatran rhino, who number less than 80

The Sumatran rhinoceros once thrived in rain forests and swamps across India, Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia and China. Their numbers have fallen dangerously low in recent decades, though, the result of poaching, habitat loss and fragmentation – leading the creature being classified as ‘critically endangered.’  Less than 80 survive, according to Save the Rhino, and all live … Read more Scientists using stem cells to rescue the nearly extinct Sumatran rhino, who number less than 80