AUGUST 18 is a date in Lieutenant Colonel Harry Smith's life that he can't turn his back on, but neither will he celebrate it.
Teacher finds rare fossilised teeth from 25 million-year-old prehistoric mega-shark at the beach.
YES, we know, you can’t exist without taking your phone everywhere. So imagine a time when it was stuck to the wall. Here’s what life was like before smartphones...
PLAY-DOH was first manufactured in the 1930s as a wallpaper cleaner before being rebranded into a children’s toy.
VIRAL search for a mysterious couple captured in a portrait reached all the way up to north Queensland to come to an incredible conclusion.
FORGET using a calculator or jumping on the internet. This exam from 106 years ago may have you baffled — so how many questions can you get right?
Religion & Spirituality
THE “greatest story ever told” had a few pivotal figures whose significance have been all but wiped from the record, for one reason.
A POOL of murky, red liquid found around three mummies in an Egyptian sarcophagus has been analysed by scientists.
A DIVIDING line at the heart of Australia has its roots in an old world order, and was signed off by the pope in 1494.
A HISTORIAN has painted a completely different version of Australia’s history - and it is causing huge shockwaves.
Ashton's Circus founder, James Ashton is buried in Gladstone Cemetery
THE anniversary of an historically significant event involving Ballina passed by quietly last week.
HE HAS has helicoptered into remote destinations, lived for months with traditional native societies and held rock art dating back up to 28,000 years.
JENNIFER was found semi-naked in the toilet of a seedy motel with strangulation marks on her neck, but a conviction was far from a given.
IN the past 20 years 12 cyclones have crossed the Australian coastline during the month of March.
AUSTRALIANS cried and cheered at this seminal moment in the country’s history. But many are questioning if the unprecedented move had any lasting effects.
Ninety years ago Bundaberg aviator took off from a London airfield and flew his way in history
MORE than 60,000 structures hidden for centuries underneath the jungle have been found. And it’s all thanks to these photos.
THEY escaped from Alcatraz in 1962 but believed to have died in the attempt. Now, a letter from one of the men says they survived.
TONY Abbott spent most of yesterday arguing about the same-sex marriage bill. But at the moment of truth, he became a coward.