IT'S the egg and bacon roll that's so extravagant even its creator isn't sure she'd eat it.
And at $120 a pop, every bite is expected to tantalise your tastebuds. The extreme breakfast roll will be on offer for one week at Surry Hills restaurant 4Fourteen as part of Bacon Week, which aims to promote quality Australian pork.
LEAVE it to famed physicist Carl Sagan to make us feel completely inconsequential.We are living on a Pale Blue Dot.
This term came into being after Sagan requested the Voyager Spacecraft take a photo of the Earth at a distance of 3.7 billion miles away in order to remind humanity of our own insignificance.
AUSTRALIAN rock singer Chrissy Amphlett has lost her battle with breast cancer.
Amphlett, aged 53, passed away in her adopted home of New York with husband Charley Drayton.
AN Iranian scientist has registered a time machine that he says will work with 98 per cent accuracy.
POLICE in the small African kingdom of Swaziland have banned women from wearing miniskirts and midriff-revealing tops, saying they provoke rape.
Biggest crybaby in world sport is at it again. Kill RVP? Was Howard Webb not reffing again
Somebody call the rednose Waaaaambulance
AUSTRALIAN researchers have discovered a Vitamin D-like compound that can be put into sunscreen and after-sun lotion to reduce the DNA damage that leads to skin cancer.
AWARD-winning photographer David Guttenfelder makes frequent trips to notoriously secretive North Korea trying to capture the country as accurately as possible for outsiders.
AN American federal employee has been formally reprimanded for excessive workplace flatulence in a five-page letter outlining the dates and times he let it rip.
AN IMAM at Australia's biggest mosque has issued a fatwa against Christmas, warning followers it is a ''sin'' to even wish people a Merry Christmas.
A DEAD candidate has been elected to the the Texas state Senate in Wednesday's US election, just weeks after he passed away.
It may look like something out of Star Wars, but this is actually Korea’s latest tourism project, set to rival the extravagance on show in Dubai.
At $264 billion, the ambitious plan would see the creation of a gigantic city on the islands of Yongyu-Muui in the port of Incheon, close to Incheon International Airport.
Nom nom nom
THIS week a US prisoner shocked the world, not just because half of his face is modelled on The Terminator, but because of the tattoo on his eyeball.
Which got people thinking. Who gets a tattoo on their eyeball?
A NEW recycled cardboard bike has been created which can support riders up to 220kg and costs just a tenner. But what to do when it rains?
History-making Andy Murray ended Britain's 76-year wait for a men's grand slam champion when he beat 2011 winner Novak Djokovic 7-6 (12-10) 7-5 2-6 3-6 6-2 in an epic US Open final.
MORGUES, blood vials and deserted halls: straight from the set of your favourite horror movie, John Gray captures America's abandoned asylums in the states of New England.
Gray has spent 12 years wandering around old abandoned hospitals and asylums capturing these haunting glimpses of the past for his new book.
THIRTY-five years after leaving Earth, Voyager 1 is reaching for the stars.
Sooner or later, the workhorse spacecraft will bid adieu to the solar system and enter a new realm of space - the first time a manmade object will have escaped to the other side.
GUN sales in Colorado have soared in the aftermath of the shooting tragedy in Aurora that claimed 12 lives and left 58 wounded.
Pulling pints at The Boat pub in Mindarie, he often struggles with the assortment of strong English, Scottish and Welsh accents that bounce around the bar. Mindarie is the epicentre of a cluster of northern coastal suburbs that the British High Commission in Canberra recognises as the biggest concentration of Brits outside the UK.
And according to the latest census, their stranglehold on the area is tightening. Outsiders straying into the coastal strip can be forgiven for thinking the old colony, as the English jokingly call it, has been re-colonised.
A TAIWAN teenager has collapsed and died at an internet cafe after playing Diablo 3, a popular online video game, for 40 consecutive hours, local media say.
IF the eyes are the window to the soul then the upcoming Google glasses come with some alarming privacy concerns, a cloud computing expert has warned.
The augmented reality glasses – known as “Google Glass” - contain an in-built camera and internet access and let users record moments of their lives, uploaded to the remote cloud server.
Rangers will play in the Third Division next season following a vote of Scottish Football League (SFL) clubs in a move that could have enormous consequences for the entire future of Scottish football.
Former Barclays chief executive Bob Diamond, who resigned over a rate-rigging scandal, is not claiming bonuses worth STG20 million ($A30.62 million), the bank's chairman said on Tuesday.
There ya go Pablo, there is honour in capitalism
AN orang-utan is being sent to rehab for smoking after getting hooked on butts visitors have been throwing into her cage for years.
Tori the orang-utan started smoking 10 years ago after imitating the behaviour of visitors puffing away at Taru Jurug zoo in Solo, Java, the Jakarta Globe reported.
Rangers have been dramatically kicked out of next season's Scottish Premier League after rival clubs voted overwhelmingly to exclude the ailing Glasgow giants.
Don't cry Scout... Its OK
A group led by Japan's Sony Corp has purchased Britain's EMI Music Publishing for $US2.2 billion ($A2.20 billion) from Citigroup, creating the world's largest music copyrights company.