Microbead products BANNED in New Zealand

Products containing plastic microbeads cannot be made or sold in New Zealand as of yesterday. It is now illegal to manufacture or sell some products, including toothpastes, face washes, glitter bubble baths, containing...

KFC to roll out vegetarian fried ‘chicken’

The colonel, most likely, would lose his mind over the recent news that KFC in Britain is experimenting with a vegetarian version of the founder's famous fried...

Unwanted Cadbury factory items to go under hammer

The auction site Graysonline has listed items from the former Dunedin Cadbury site, which closed its doors at Easter time. Plant manager Judith Mair said the online auction was for the...

Miss America drops swimsuit portion and ‘won’t judge on looks’

The Miss America pageant is dropping the swimsuit competition, saying it will no longer judge contestants on their appearance but on "what makes you you". This beauty pageant...

Crayfish detaches claw to escape boiling soup

The news story everyone needs to read. A crayfish has escaped being eaten by detaching its own claw at a restaurant in China. A video shows the crustacean gripping...

We’ve found the peak of millennials: Avocado toast chocolate.

Los Angles-based chocolate shop, Compartés, released its California avocado chocolate bar last week and according to its website, it's a "white chocolate dream" made with creamy white...

Cops called over All Blacks star Jordie Barrett’s 5am blunder

Police were called after All Blacks star Jordie Barrett ended up in a stranger's house in the early hours yesterday after a night out. Woops. Police and Otago...

Kiwi choreographer Parris Goebel highlights Ugandan dancers in newest project

Kiwi choreographer Parris Goebel has discovered a talented pool of dancers - a group of young children who are full of life, despite facing their own challenges....

Donald Trump supporters troll Auckland brewery over ‘Dump the Trump’ beer

Auckland-based Behemoth Brewing Company found itself on Trump supporters' bad sides after re-releasing one of its IPAs with the label 'Dump the Trump'. The beer's packaging includes a...

Father of boy rescued by ‘Spiderman’ in Paris was out playing Pokemon Go

The father of a 4-year-old boy who was rescued by an immigrant from dangling from a fifth-floor balcony in Paris had left the apartment and was playing...