An Australian billionaire has announced the construction of the Titanic II: a replica of the iconic ship with the same dimensions, rooms and smokestacks, but with a 21st-century interior makeover.
Weeks after the 100th anniversary of the sinking of the original Titanic, Clive Palmer said Monday he has signed a memorandum of understanding with state-owned Chinese company CSC Jinling Shipyard to build the Titanic II. Construction of the ship will begin in late 2013, the Australian reports, with its maiden voyage from England to New York set for 2016.
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Taylor Swift looks good in a teeny bikini!
The 22-year-old country queen took a break from her Speak Now concert tour in Australia Thursday to splash around at Cottesloe beach in Perth showing off her curves in a retro black and white halter swimsuit.
Accessorizing her 50s-style suit with tortoiseshell sunglasses, The Lorax star wore her hair in a loose ponytail while going barefoot in the sand. View full article »
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Scientists have discovered the world’s first hybrid sharks in Australian waters, with multiple generations of the new creature found along the nation’s east coast.
Scientists say the discovery of interbred sharks could signal the presence of new “tropical” sharks in waters as far south as Sydney, The Australian reported. View full article »