Most of the 24 million annual visitors to Queensland don’t notice the series of seemingly innocuous yellow buoys at many popular beaches. Beneath the waves lies a series of baited drumlines and mesh nets that aim to make Queensland beaches safe from the ominous threat of sharks. However, there's no hard evidence that shark nets or culls make Australian beaches safer.
Earlier this week the Queensland government lost a legal challenge in the Federal Court to continue its shark culling program in protected areas of the Great Barrier Reef, and Fisheries Minister Mark Furner has written to the federal government to request legal changes to keep the program operating.
Sharks don't really like the taste of people, but their poor vision and the splashing of beachgoers can lead to sharks confusing you for a tasty snack. Here's what you should do if you see a fin and the Jaws theme starts playing.
Food gives us the nutrients we need to survive, and we know a balanced diet contributes to good health. Beyond this, many people seek out different foods specifically for their health benefits, hoping eating certain things might prevent or treat particular conditions. Here are five options that aren't nearly as beneficial as their reputation suggests.
The Pixel 4 is shaping up to be one of this year's most exciting phone releases. It's finally being released this week after months of leaks and while it runs on Android, Google injects a bit more flavour into its own phones when compared to other devices running on the system. To sum it all up, here are some of the features only available on the Pixel 4 when it's released.