An Australian university was evacuated when a pungent fruit was mistaken for a gas leak

NICHOLAS YEO/AFP/Getty Images An Australian university library was evacuated on Saturday over a suspected gas leak that turned out to be the smell of a rotting durian. 500 people were evacuated after the pungent smell traveled through the air-conditioning system. Durian is the world’s smelliest fruit and is banned in taxis and hotels throughout Asia. […]

‘You scumbag!’ Journalist abused online after being mistaken for cheating cricket captain

A journalist has received a torrent of abuse after being mistaken for his namesake, disgraced Australian cricket captain Steve Smith, who admitted cheating during a match in South Africa over the weekend. Aussie cricketer Smith, 28, resigned as his country’s captain after admitting that ball tampering by batsman Cameron Bancroft during the test against South […]

Stomach cancer symptoms: Nine early signs that can be mistaken for less serious conditions

STOMACH cancer is considered a fairly uncommon type of cancer but symptoms can be vague and easily mistaken for other less serious conditions. Pain in your stomach, persistent indigestion and feeling sick are just a few of the symptoms. Here are all nine early signs to look out for.

Stomach cancer symptoms: Nine early signs that can be mistaken for less serious conditions

Stomach cancer is a tumour which forms when cells in your stomach grow in an abnormal and uncontrolled way.  The exact cause is still unclear, but various health bodies say you’re more likely to develop it if you are male, are of 55 years of age or older, smoke, have a diet low in fibre […]

Winds of Winter: Game of Thrones book 6 mistaken for THIS romantic favourite

Unknown to many Game of Thrones fans, George R R Martin is not the first author to give one of his works such a title. The Winds of Winter was also a romantic novel by Sandra Field, released way back in 1980 – and still prompting discussion on the internet today. It’s currently listed on […]

Beardless men might be mistaken for women, prompting 'indecent thoughts' – Turkish cleric

Published time: 18 Dec, 2017 18:37 In an effort to get Muslim men to grow out their facial hair, a Muslim preacher has claimed that clean-shaven men with long hair “cannot be distinguished from women,” which can cause “indecent thoughts” to occur between males. “Men should grow beards. One of the two body parts that […]