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They may look like sci-fi monsters in a state of suspended animation, but these sperm whales are simply demonstrating the art of the underwater power nap. 

They sure don’t make gyms like they used to. 

A British company has come up with a novel way to remember someone after they've gone: by pressing their cremated ashes pressed into a playable vinyl record.

Yep, it's a big call. But here goes...

Forty years ago, a paramedic named Chris Porsz photographed the people who lived in his hometown. Now he’s gone back and recreated each image. 

The stories behind three of history’s best and bravest investigative reporters – only two of whom lived to tell the tale.

With props made from scrap, and scripts that’d make Steven Seagal blush, one guy is bringing a touch of Hollywood to Uganda.

What with scarce food, Arctic conditions and polar bears, it turns out that searching for remains of megafauna is risky business. Some hunters simply set off in the morning and never return. 

Imagine going from zero recognition of words to suddenly being able to hear 98 per cent. In our latest doco, actor and filmmaker Sofya Gollan reveals what it was like to get a cochlear implant. 

How to Carve a Spoon

Saturday June 09, 2018

There’s nothing like carving your own spoon to make you feel like a regular Ron Swanson. And with these instructions from our pals at Left Foot Right Foot, it’s easier than ever.