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Australia

  1. crime
    Two 9-Year-Old Girls Terrorize Australian Shopping Center“This is our car, so get f*cked!”
  2. international affairs
    Conan O’Brien Is Petting Koalas in Australia for His Next TBS SpecialThanks to some shaming from Hugh Jackman, O’Brien is now Down Under.
  3. the hot duck
    Australia’s Hot Duck Is Goth and Lives in a Sewage PondRelatable!
  4. style
    Serena Williams Is Back With Yet Another Incredible Tennis OutfitShe wore a green jumpsuit and fishnets (!) to make a “strong, powerful statement.”
  5. parliament pooper
    Who’s Pooping All Over the South Australian Parliament?Frantic MPs are considering passing a motion to unmask the mystery defecator.
  6. international politics
    Entire Nation of Australia in Uproar Over Sausage DramaA hardware store suggested Australians put their sausages on top of their onions. Many saw it as an attack.
  7. dangerous strawberries
    Police Arrest a Woman Suspected of Filling Strawberries With NeedlesA 50-year-old was arrested by Australian police in connection to nearly 100 cases involving strawberries filled with needles.
  8. keeping up with the royals
    This Koala Doesn’t Care That He’s Meeting the Duke and Duchess of SussexHe munched on leaves while completely ignoring Prince Harry and Meghan Markle.
  9. keeping up with the royals
    Meghan Markle and Prince Harry’s First Royal Tour Details Are Finally RevealedThey’re embarking on a four-country tour of the Pacific.
  10. royals
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Keep Changing Their Honeymoon LocationIs it Australia, Botswana, or Hawaii?
  11. news you can booze
    Scientists Say They’re Months From Developing the First-Ever Space BeerAn Australian company has devised a bottle you can crack open in zero gravity.
  12. summer travel
    16 Obscure-ish Islands for Mostly Middle-of-Nowhere VacationingSwim amid the mangrove trees in Thailand, scoot through coastal vineyards in Turkey — or do nothing at all.
  13. tv
    Margot Robbie Is Producing a Female-Led Shakespeare SeriesFinally the Lady MacBeths of the world get their due.
  14. the chain gang
    Get Ready for McWagyuMcDonald’s unleashes a (slightly) fancy new burger in Australia.
  15. drinks
    You Can’t Unsee This Margarita Garnished With a Pig EyeballYou may not feel compelled to order another round.
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    These Awful Photos of Hideous Gardens Are the Best Thing on InstagramShit Gardens’ tongue-in-cheek scrapbook of Melbourne landscaping is oddly compelling.
  17. spread thin
    Even Australians Wish Vegemite Ice Pops Weren’t RealThe spread-maker gave Aussies a special recipe to kick off their summer.
  18. swerve
    This Is the Best Way to Bail on a Political Conversation You Don’t Want to HaveBob Katter has more important things than same-sex marriage to worry about … like crocodiles killing people every three months.
  19. select all
    This Is the Best Way to Bail on a Political Conversation You Don’t Want to HaveBob Katter has more important things than same-sex marriage to worry about … like crocodiles killing people every three months.
  20. select all
    Australian Broadband Has a Cockatoo ProblemThe birds have already caused $80,000 in damages and counting.
  21. scary things
    These Women Say They’re Being Stalked by Drones at Night“It’s got the point where I now sleep with a large wooden bat in my bed.”
  22. marriage equality
    Macklemore Defied Public Outcry With National Rugby League PerformanceDespite a petition with 18,000 signatures, Macklemore performed “Same Love” at the National Rugby League Grand Final.
  23. a real hangup
    Restaurant Gets Predictable Backlash After Hanging Taxidermy Cow From CeilingIt’s meant to “contradict our programmed perceptions of a dairy cow.”
  24. ‘Stupid,’ ‘Disgusting’ Australia Refugee Deal Goes Into EffectTrump derided the deal in his first call with Australia’s leader. But the (actually good and humane) agreement is proceeding as planned.
  25. lawsuits
    French Doctors Reportedly Suggested Faulty Pelvic-Mesh Victims Try Anal SexLawyers referenced the comments during a class-action lawsuit against Johnson & Johnson, which manufactures the surgical mesh.
  26. bad ideas
    A Non-Muslim Australian Senator Wore a Burka in Parliament to Push for Burka BanPauline Hanson’s stunt outraged Senate leadership.
  27. surcharges
    This Restaurant Added an 18 Percent ‘Man Tax’ to Offset the Wage GapIt’s to make men “stop and question their privilege a little bit.”
  28. Australia’s Prime Minister Slowly Realizes Trump Is a Complete IdiotAn American ally is heard talking to the president of the United States like he’s a slow-witted child.
  29. news you can booze
    Airline Passenger Checks Single Can of Beer As His Only Piece of LuggageThis guy packs only the necessary stuff when flying.
  30. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Is Using Classical Music to Calm Drunk CustomersA little Bach apparently encourages everybody to chill the eff out.
  31. politics
    Australian Senator Casually Breastfed While Giving a Speech to ParliamentShe successfully moved a motion on lung disease while feeding her 14-week-old daughter.
  32. dumb trends
    Oy, People Are Putting Lattes Inside of AvocadosA café’s joke inadvertently started a trend.
  33. Trump Says Australia’s Universal Health Care Is Better Than U.S. SystemHours earlier, he celebrated the passage of a health-care bill that will likely make millions of Americans lose their coverage.
  34. the chain gang
    You Can Now Apply to Work at McDonald’s Via SnapchatIn Australia, social media is the new résumé, it seems.
  35. terrible customers
    World’s Dumbest Dine-and-Dasher Runs Into Ocean to Avoid Paying Restaurant BillThe police had to arrest him on Jet Skis.
  36. Cyclone Deposits Bull Shark in the Middle of an Australian RoadOnly in Australia.
  37. food police
    School Sends Kid Home With Note Shaming Mom’s Homemade Chocolate Cake“Your child has chocolate slice from the Red Food category,” it warned.
  38. public health
    Australia Is Figuring Out How to Get People to Quit SmokingIt’s all in the packaging.
  39. the political climate
    Australian Author Recounts Terrifying Detainment by U.S. Immigration Officers“This is what happens when extremists take power.”
  40. food fight
    A Major Reservation Service Keeps a ‘No Show’ BlacklistAnd it’s apparently working.
  41. cancellations
    Josh Thomas Announces That Season 4 of Please Like Me Was Its Last“We are really happy with what we’ve made and feel like it is complete.”
  42. John McCain Makes Nice With Australia After Trump’s ‘Unnecessary’ DisputeThe Arizona senator called Australia’s ambassador to express his “unwavering support for the U.S.-Australia alliance.”
  43. the art of trolling
    Bruce Springsteen Trolls Trump by Covering ‘Don’t Hang Up’ in Australia“We stand before you embarrassed Americans tonight.”
  44. international affairs
    U.S.–Australia Relationship Rocked by Trump’s Angry Call With Prime MinisterThe president contradicted the State Department, tweeting that he hasn’t decided if he’ll honor a “dumb deal” to resettle refugees.
  45. Ownership of Vegemite Rightfully Returns to Only Country That Considers It FoodBega Cheese, another maker of questionable spreads, has bought it from Mondelez.
  46. vulture recommends
    Please Like Me Is Your Winter Comfort TVForget your troubles and head to Melbourne.
  47. crime scene
    Some Grinch Stole $21,000 Worth of Christmas Seafood From a RestaurantPolice are still looking for him.
  48. Australian Authorities Say They Stopped a ‘Substantial’ Terror PlotFive men allegedly planned to attack busy spots in Melbourne.
  49. The Beyoncé-Inspired Tower Is Officially Being BuiltNot your average building.
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    Did You Lose $3? This Kindly Drunk Woman Found It.A woman in Australia crashed a news broadcast to let the anchor know she had found a wallet.
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