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Australia

  1. sustainability
    Meet the First Vogue Sustainability EditorClare Press shares five easy tips to slow your own fashion down.
  2. australia
    Oh No, the Platypus May Be Heading for ExtinctionSevere, intensifying periods of drought are wiping out Australia’s most wonderful weirdo.
  3. grub guides
    Here Are the NYC Restaurants Raising Money for AustraliaWhere to eat and drink to help the people of Australia.
  4. australia fires
    Australia Now Has ‘Fire Tornadoes’ and ‘Fire Clouds’The bushfires have grown so intense they’re now making their own terrifying weather.
  5. feature
    A Year’s Diary of Climate ReckoningSome scientists say the best way to combat climate change is to talk about it. For 2019, my New Year’s resolution was to do just that.
  6. how to help
    How to Help Fight the Australia FiresAdopt a koala, donate to on-the-ground organizations, and more.
  7. australia fires
    1 Billion Animals Have Reportedly Died in Australia’s WildfiresThe fires are expected to worsen by the end of the week.
  8. climate crisis
    Yes, It’s Getting WorsePhotos from Australia’s fires are a horrifying warning.
  9. life after warming
    Global Apathy Toward the Fires in Australia Is a Scary Portent for the FutureA months-long climate disaster in a wealthy, white country is tailor-made to dominate news coverage. It hasn’t.
  10. koala time!
    Excuse Me, This Thirsty Koala Would Like a Drink, PleaseHe clambered onto a cyclist’s bike and commandeered her water bottle.
  11. australia
    It’s Not Too Late to Save the Koalas!Though the koala population is in decline, researchers say we shouldn’t give up hope.
  12. stalking
    A Woman’s Stalker Used an App to Control Her CarThe app tracked her movements and gave him the ability to control the car from a remote location.
  13. too horny
    Adorable Little Pervert Too Horny to LiveScientists have confirmed that male kalutas — tiny Australian marsupials — bone to the death.
  14. the urbanist
    A Musician’s Guide to PerthLazy Susans full of seafood, locally designed swimwear, and rare marsupials.
  15. celebrity
    Lindsay Lohan Debuts Yet Another New AccentIt’s … vaguely Australian?
  16. life after warming
    We May Be Dooming Ourselves With Climate NIMBYismThe uneven incentives of climate action are driving the world to inaction. There may be no way to escape the trap.
  17. sexual health
    Is it Possible to Contract Gonorrhea From Making Out?A new study has some concerning findings.
  18. feminism
    Inside the Near Meltdown of the Roxane Gay–Christina Hoff Sommers TourA rowdy crowd, an attempt to suppress the video via a legal threat, and ongoing controversy over the host — it didn’t turn out as planned.
  19. crime
    Two 9-Year-Old Girls Terrorize Australian Shopping Center“This is our car, so get f*cked!”
  20. 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.
  21. the hot duck
    Australia’s Hot Duck Is Goth and Lives in a Sewage PondRelatable!
  22. style
    Serena Williams Is Back With Yet Another Incredible Tennis OutfitShe wore a green jumpsuit and fishnets (!) to make a “strong, powerful statement.”
  23. parliament pooper
    Who’s Pooping All Over the South Australian Parliament?Frantic MPs are considering passing a motion to unmask the mystery defecator.
  24. 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.
  25. 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.
  26. 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.
  27. 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.
  28. royals
    Prince Harry and Meghan Markle Keep Changing Their Honeymoon LocationIs it Australia, Botswana, or Hawaii?
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. tv
    Margot Robbie Is Producing a Female-Led Shakespeare SeriesFinally the Lady MacBeths of the world get their due.
  32. the chain gang
    Get Ready for McWagyuMcDonald’s unleashes a (slightly) fancy new burger in Australia.
  33. drinks
    You Can’t Unsee This Margarita Garnished With a Pig EyeballYou may not feel compelled to order another round.
  34. select all
    These Awful Photos of Hideous Gardens Are the Best Thing on InstagramShit Gardens’ tongue-in-cheek scrapbook of Melbourne landscaping is oddly compelling.
  35. spread thin
    Even Australians Wish Vegemite Ice Pops Weren’t RealThe spread-maker gave Aussies a special recipe to kick off their summer.
  36. 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.
  37. select all
    Australian Broadband Has a Cockatoo ProblemThe birds have already caused $80,000 in damages and counting.
  38. 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.”
  39. 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.
  40. a real hangup
    Restaurant Gets Predictable Backlash After Hanging Taxidermy Cow From CeilingIt’s meant to “contradict our programmed perceptions of a dairy cow.”
  41. ‘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.
  42. 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.
  43. bad ideas
    A Non-Muslim Australian Senator Wore a Burka in Parliament to Push for Burka BanPauline Hanson’s stunt outraged Senate leadership.
  44. 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.”
  45. 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.
  46. 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.
  47. the chain gang
    McDonald’s Is Using Classical Music to Calm Drunk CustomersA little Bach apparently encourages everybody to chill the eff out.
  48. 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.
  49. dumb trends
    Oy, People Are Putting Lattes Inside of AvocadosA café’s joke inadvertently started a trend.
  50. 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.
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