First venture to the ship in 15 years finds that features have decayed completelyThe first dive to the Titanic in nearly 15 years has revealed a “shocking” deterioration in the state of the wreck.An international team of explorers made five dives with man...
Scientists believe dinosaur dates back to 168m years ago during the middle Jurassic period A new species of one of the most recognisable types of dinosaur is also the oldest of its kind ever discovered, British scientists believe.Remains of a stegosaurus,...
The man who discovered the bottle on the western shores of Alaska says the message inside was still dry after 50 years at sea and smelt strongly of alcohol.
Some suggest Sunday is a day of rest, meaning Monday should start the working week. But is this the case around the world?
Experts divided over risk from US munitions ship that sank 75 years ago near SheernessIt is 75 years this Tuesday since the SS Richard Montgomery sank off the Kent coast on its way to allied-occupied France. But the remains of the US cargo vessel, which w...
First introduced on the Victorian goldfields among American miners, the story of baseball is intertwined with that of Australian cricket. In fact, one decorated Australian captain even attributes his success to playing catcher as a youth.
It is 30 years since Qantas' bold, record-holding 747 jumbo's continuous flight from London to Sydney in what was a marathon journey featuring specially-made fuel and covert planning.
The director of the Australian War Memorial, Brendan Nelson, announces he will leave the top job at the end of the year, launching a "nation-wide, merit-based" search for his replacement.
Jervis Bay — one of Australia's world-renowned coastal tourist hotspots, celebrated for its idyllic white beaches, nearly became home to Australia's first nuclear power plant.
Launceston's Cataract Gorge is renowned for its "natural" beauty — but what many don't realise is it took dynamite, the digging up of a swamp and the planting of scores of trees over 100 years ago to make it the tourism drawcard it is today.
A hundred years after they were first erected, and long after the original trees have died, why do people continue to tend their family's memorial trees? For many, it is all they have left.
Lydia Gow died more than 100 years ago on a remote island lighthouse. Her body was shipped to the mainland in a bathtub, but some say she never left.