/ 29 April 2024

A Titanic price for a watch, jokes to fix a crabby mood, and our Nic makes Hollywood history…


A private collector in the US has dropped a cool $2.3 million on a gold pocket watch that was recovered from the body of the richest man on the Titanic – businessman John Jacob Astor. It marks a new record price for a piece of the ill-fated ship’s memorabilia. 

If you’re in need of a laugh, then we have some crustacean-based gags to brighten your day after a competition in the UK crowned the world’s funniest crab joke. Taking the top spot was “Why did the crab cross the road? It didn’t. It used the sidewalk.” What a pinchline…

Nicole Kidman has become the first Aussie to win the American Film Institute’s Lifetime Achievement Award after 41 years in the movie biz. The home-grown fave says she’s “deeply moved” to join the ranks of previous winners including Meryl Streep, Denzel Washington and George Clooney. 

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