KFC, the car and the loo: Where snakes are ending up

Wet weather pushing snakes to move in at your place.

The secret plan that could have saved Holden revealed

This concept car wasn't just for show. Holden explored the possibility of building a smaller Torana and large SUV off the same "platform” as the Commodore.

All options considered ahead of closure.

Social media detox: Why I've cut Facebook from my phone

Facebook is addictive... but are we better off without it?

I am sleeping better and feel more energised of a morning.

Recall on leading electric car maker's new vehicle

The 2017 Tesla Model X.

Tesla has recalled some of its Model X variants.

Meet Google’s smarter smartphone

Google’s newest smartphones, the Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL, will become available for pre-order in Australia on October 20. Picture: AFP PHOTO / Elijah Nouvelage

ONE YEAR has passed since Google launched its first serious bid for your smartphone...

Rare breed of pooch in running for Queensland award

RARE BREED: Chamuco is one of 223 dogs who earned themselves a spot in the Dog and Puppy of the Year Awards.

Chamuco is an xoloitzcuintle (pronounced "show low eats qweent lee”)

Huawei declares death of the smartphone

The HUAWEI Mate 10 and HUAWEI Mate 10 Pro pack a 4000 mAh high-density battery

Chinese tech giant introduced its first AI mobile chipset, Kirin 970

Birds are counting on us to count on them

FLIGHT OF FANCY: BirdLife Australia's Dr Golo Maurer enjoys taking his children birdwatching.

The Aussie Backyard Bird Count is an ideal activity for families

Cooking confusion? Ask Donna Hay

NEED expert advice in the kitchen? Now’s your chance to get it straight up from Australia’s No1 cook: Donna Hay. But be quick or you’ll miss out.

WATCH: Close encounter with killer whales off Byron Bay

Screenshot from a video of orcas off Byron Bay.

Incredible footage of orcas just 1km off the Byron Bay coast

Someone has been messing with my beer

A selection of beers on a tasting paddle.

These are Goldilocks beverages, but not in a good way

Change this ingredient in your toasted cheese sandwich

Tristan Lutze knows there’s a secret ingredient to improve the cheese toastie. You've been making cheese toasties wrongSource:Supplied

There is a way to get a perfect cheese toastie every time

5 things you didn't know about eggs

CRACKING FOOD: The humble egg can do many great things you might not know about.

Celebrate World Egg Day by learning a little bit more about eggs

Bakery's insane 1kg doughnut challenge goes viral

David takes on the challenge, but is bested by the huge, cream-filled doughnut.

Challengers drive hours just for a shot at the 'honour board'

Go with the flow and blend living spaces

When the borders of our indoor and outdoor spaces are blurred

GALLERY: Eyesore Rocky home sells for $72k

The inside of the deteriorating McKean St home.

A renovator's dream: Inside the deteriorated Berserker house

Reno disagreement has resto business flourishing

RUSTIC RESTO'S: Emily Barnes loves her business restoring furniture. Friday, 6th Oct, 2017.

Quirky furniture restoration becoming popular

Embrace bursts of colour in the garden this spring

Find the best mix of colour combinations to suit your mood this season.

Top picks for home-grown tomatoes

The Rapunzel tomato.

Try these tasty treats on for size

Quarry Gardens future could bloom with Premier

Original Toowoomba City Council plans for the Etopia quarry gardens in the Bridge Street Quarry. Photo Contributed

Estimated price tag of $120m means it needs government support

Garden competition entrant loves to inspire others

GREEN THUMB: Toowoomba man David Stanfield loves sharing his garden with others.

A day in the life of a Toowoomba gardener

FULL WINNERS: Parade a floral and fun affair

Grand Central Floral Parade. Carnival of Flowers 2017. September 2017

'Hours and hours of blood, sweat and tears went into them'

Gardening with kids, one of life's simple pleasures

Give the kids their own pot or space in the garden to grow whatever they want, but make it fun.

Get outside and you could have a green thumb on your hands

What you need to know about Tigerair’s $1 flights

A MASSIVE Tigerair sale, which starts today, will see return airfares drop to a single dollar. What’s the catch?

Qantas unveils game-changing Dreamliner

Great Southern Land is the first of Qantas’ new Dreamliner aircraft.

Meet Great Southern Land, the latest addition to the Qantas family

VIDEO: Slow down at seaside locale

LAIDBACK VIBE: The Ballina Lighthouse beside the sea.

Family friendly Ballina delivers on fun, food and maritime history

Majority of Aussies support "child-free" zones on transport

More than half of Australians support child-free zones

TRAVEL: Life after the killing fields

Rickshaw drivers wait for passengers in Phnom Penh and, top and bottom right, a couple of the market stalls.

All over Cambodia were grim reminders of the days of the Khmer Rouge

Bag handler filmed going through passenger's luggage

Jetstar baggage handler caught stealing

A baggage handler has been caught on camera pilfering through bags

Sheeran cancels tour dates after breaking arms

ED Sheeran has been forced to cancel a string of shows after fracturing both his arms — so what does this mean for the singer’s Australian stadium tour?

P!nk adds more concert dates

P!nk performs onstage during the 2017 MTV Video Music Awards. Picture: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images

The pop star is already adding extra concerts to her Aussie tour.

‘Painting Lisa as greedy is a bad look’

I break up with Today: Wilkinson’s departure spared a PR disaster. Picture: Supplied

Nightmare week for Nine as Wilkinson’s exit snowballs into PR disaster

Hughesy volunteered for pay cut

Dave Hughes and Kate Langbroek. Picture: Mike Burton

Hughes took a pay cut to ensure his co-host would get pay parity.

Why do celebrities earn so much?

Lisa Wilkinson is popular and can reach millions of people. That’s why she’s paid a lot more than a ‘regular’ person. Picture: The Australian

Why do celebrities like Lisa Wilkinson get paid so damn much?

NCIS star’s sick encounter with Weinstein

Lauren Holly frin 'NCIS'

NCIS star Lauren Holly’s sick encounter with Weinstein

Osaka Punch hit the road after single release

Osaka Punch will tour nationally in October and November. Photo Contributed

Osaka Punch to play 10-date tour across Australia

Getting fit killed sex drive of these four women

THEY look ripped, but these four women say getting shredded has ruined their sex drive — with some going more than a year without any action.

Rocky mum of two to set pulses racing at Miss Supercars

Model Mercury Mowen's biggest fans are her two kids, 3-year-old son Gabriel and his 2-year-old sister Nova. The Rocky woman is set to get pulses racing at the upcoming Miss Supercar event on the Gold Coast.

Mercury Mowen to compete at sports model competition

Why this Instagram star abandoned by male followers

“I definitely have lost a lot of male followers.''

Why I decided to become a 'calendar girl'

Donna Joosten enjoyed her first professional photographic shoot for the Vintage Calendar Girls project..

DONNA agrees to 'calendar girl' role.

Easy, breezy and Australian-made

The Summer collection from Australian fashion label Andiamo. For Gold Coast Eye Fashion.

The timeless designer wardrobe you don't need to iron

'You have to be sexy to wear this'

Amanda Cardoso says the small bikini has always been popular in Brazil, where she is from.

Cheeky summer beachwear trend leaves little to the imagination

Kmart's new range proves why it must stick to homewares

KMART is hot property thanks to its cheap homewares and online fan base. Now the retail giant is using its same strategy to boost its fashion range.

I reduced my power bill to $3.79

The dramatic drop in the Kidd’s electricity bill is something we’d all like to see. Renewables to dip under 40 per cent by 2030

"... my bills were up over $200 per month"

The Stormtroopers are coming – to vacuum your floor

Samsung has released a range of floor sweeping POWERbots

Huawei unveils $499 phone with dual cameras on front and back

The Huawei nova 2i

The Huawei nova 2i is squarely aimed at selfie shooters

FLUSHED OUT: Aldi withdraws product after misleading claims

Aldi sign.

Consumer watch dog still has court cases against other firms

Apple Watch Series 3 review: Not perfect, but damn close

Apple Watch Series 3 features a clever antenna design that uses the display itself to transmit and receive.

Constant connectivity does have its downsides

How good are you at planning for spending?

David Wright with his clients.

Could you run a business teaching others how to spend better?

'Christmas miracle' mum needs triple transplant to live

SHE was the miracle Toowoomba mum who gave birth against all odds. Now 18 years later, she's coming to terms with a decision that could have dire repercussions.

Denied abortion: Woman discovers pregnancy at 4 months, 2 weeks

Caretaker Prime Minister Bill English, who is a devout Catholic, said he believed the country's abortion laws were working fine and the law should not be changed.

Erica never wanted children. Certainly not aged 22

‘I was having sex for 10 hours a day’

Dave's addiction to sex has plagued his life for more than 20 years

Mum mistakes meningococcal disease for 'just the flu'

Karen thought her daughter was vaccinated against meningococcal

The real reason men don't like condoms

It turns out that condom sizes are all wrong

Aussie rock legend Jimmy Barnes tells he nearly ended it all

Jimmy Barnes has told of the darkest period of his life in his new autobiography. Picture: Sam RuttynSource:The Sunday Telegraph

He had no recollection of trying to take his life

More Toowoomba schools report chickenpox cases

Back side of a man who having varicella blister or chickenpox ,isolated on white

Students and children with symptoms to stay home

Riding into a bright future

Encouraging children to take up sporting and creative pursuits helps them develop self-confidence

Macca’s sneaky restaurant smartphone tactic

(FILES) This file photo taken on September 10, 201

It's getting harder for families to have quality bonding time

Baby naming journey leaves mum one-way trip to Denialand

Choosing a name for your baby is not something to take lightly.

Mum-to-be left stumped at idea of naming small human

Desperate mum breaks law making cannabis oil for daughter

Katrina Spraggon in her home, where she makes the cannabis oil. Pic Jamie Hanson

Desperate mum’s cannabis plan for daughter

From hospital to the funeral home

SANDS volunteer parent supporter Pete Vidins with daughter Zoe, 9.

A father's heart-breaking story of losing a child

Big love for little life lost

Rhiannon Jones with her son Valentine, aged six months.

The decision no parent should have to make

Family torn apart by tragic workplace explosion

Taylor with son Bentley today, now aged five.

Bentley, 5, had just two weeks with his dad Michael

Is this the future of dating?

Facebook's virtual reality dating show has people talking, but will it catch on?

‘Guess I’m greedy’: The confessions of a polyamorous woman

Laurie Penny is a British author and columnist.Source:Supplied

‘I’ve been polyamorous for nearly a decade. Here’s how I make it work’

Polyamory: Here's how to make it work

Laurie Penny is re-defining what it means to 'have it all'

Polyamory is the hot new lifestyle option

Will Sophie find true love?

Sophie Monk stars in season three of The Bachelorette and, left, contestant Apollo Jackson poses with Sophie during one of the group dates.

Why hasn't this eligible star met Mr Right yet?