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  1. select all
    This Guy’s Terrifying Prank: Fill a Subway Car With a Flock of Seagulls“The next train stop was five minutes away.”
  2. the timeless art of seduction
    Australia Has a George Costanza–Themed BarWill it serve Junior Mints?
  3. cate blanchett
    Cate Blanchett Likes Gruesome MetaphorsAspiring actors, probably don’t talk to Cate.
  4. taylor swift
    A Taylor Swift Fan Got to Meet Her Idol Before Losing Her Hearing“She was very, very amazing and very pretty.”
  5. Too Late
    Noma’s Sydney Pop-up Sold Out in Under Two MinutesHigh demand for green ants and crocodile fat.
  6. emojiplomacy
    Red-Faced Putin Emoji Sparks Political Showdown in AustraliaThe perils of pictograms.
  7. gun control
    How Australia and Britain Tackled Gun ViolencePresident Obama cited the two nations in his call for stricter gun laws — but would the same strategies work here?
  8. music
    Australia May Ban Chris BrownOfficials say they may refuse entry to Brown because of his domestic abuse record.
  9. domestic violence
    Australia Does Not Want Chris Brown to Tour ThereThe government is reviewing his visa application.
  10. Desserts Gone Wrong
    This Chicken-Topped Milkshake Should Be the Final Word in This Extreme-FoodA food photographer has taken the trend to its grotesque conclusion.
  11. News You Can Booze
    You Can Turn Vegemite Into MoonshineThe Australian government is not happy about it.
  12. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Goes Low-Carb With Lettuce BurgersThey’re only available in Australia … for now.
  13. Enfants Terribles
    Child-Banning Restaurant Says Business Is Better Than EverThree weeks after booting the under-7 crowd, it says it’s seeing record sales.
  14. The Chain Gang
    McDonald’s Is Already Testing ‘Gourmet Breakfast’That was fast.
  15. crime and punishment
    Amber Heard Charged With Smuggling Dogs Into Australia So far, Johnny Depp has escaped the Australian-customs fiasco unscathed.
  16. Dessert Destruction
    World’s ‘Most Instagrammable Milkshakes’ Just Look Kind ofPeople need to stop destroying perfectly good food.
  17. Rants
    David Chang Says Australians ‘F*ck Up Burgers More Than Anyone Else’“Australians: I love your country and I love your food, even if your burgers are mostly terrible.”
  18. mother knows best
    Tattooed Mom Allowed to Nurse Baby After AllTurns out the judge who banned a recently tattooed woman from breast-feeding her baby based his decision on “feelings” and some Google searches.
  19. crime and punishment
    Johnny Depp Could Face 10 Years in Jail for Dog Smuggling Australia is not fooling around.
  20. The Chain Gang
    Pizza Hut Shoved 8 Meat Pies Into Its CrustThe new item is only available in Australia, though.
  21. weather report
    Spider Rain RealAnd it is currently covering Australia in a fog of spiderweb.
  22. animal cruelty
    Australia Is Threatening to Kill Johnny Depp’s Dogs He has until Saturday to deport his two Yorkshire terriers, or else.
  23. Video Feed
    Watch Australia’s Most Celebrated Chef Talk Sustainable FishingChef’s Table debuts on Netflix on Sunday.
  24. oops
    Using Microsoft Outlook Incorrectly May Cause an International IncidentAn organizer at the G20 summit accidentally sent President Obama’s passport number to Asian Cup soccer tournament organizers.
  25. No Bones About It
    A New Paleo Cookbook for Kids Is on Hold After Officials Warn Its Recipes CouldPlease don’t give your little ones bone broth instead of formula.
  26. Why You Should Be Watching the Wonderfully Bizarre ‘Danger 5’Danger 5, a 2012 Australian action-comedy that finally made its way to the States last month on Netflix, is not only a weird new comedy you […]
  27. Noodle Bandits
    A Vietnamese Café Shamelessly Posted a Rival’s Pho Pics As Its OwnThey didn’t feel like using their noodles.
  28. very sad and scary things
    3 Dead After Daylong Hostage Situation in Sydney Café [Updated]After 16 hours, the siege ended when police stormed the building.
  29. Hackers
    A Lot of Heston Blumenthal’s Fat Duck Pop-up Seats Are Going to ScammersThe chef has a Taylor Swift-size scalping problem.
  30. This Week In Web Videos: ‘BedHead’Looking for immediate satisfaction? Don’t fucking make comedy. Sorry. That was a lot. What I really mean to say is: with very few exceptions, […]
  31. Beef
    A Burger Shop Mocked a Vegan Customer Online and Compared Her to a NaziThe restaurant now has more than 1,000 negative reviews
  32. ebola panic
    Why Banning Travel From Ebola-Affected Countries Makes No SenseAustralia has instituted a visa ban for political purposes.
  33. assholes
    Australian Bros Wear KKK Hood in Public to Prove a Point About Face CoveringsNo words.
  34. Enfants Terribles
    Café Owner Infuriates Parents by Banning Kids Who ‘Run Rampant’“The short answer is No, we are not child friendly.”
  35. islamic state watch
    Australian Police Say They’ve Foiled an ISIS-Linked Beheading PlotYikes.
  36. The Five Best Australian Comedy PodcastsGreetings from Australia, American friends! I have long gorged at the trough that is American culture: your televisual broadcasts, your […]
  37. Racism
    Café Owner Told Job Applicant ‘Coffee Culture Is More About WhiteOutraged patrons stormed out in protest.
  38. Grub Guides
    The New Wave of Light, Beachy New York City CafésTwo Hands, Bluestone Lane, and Brunswick.
  39. very sad things
    Woman Lost Family Members in Both Malaysia Airlines DisastersUnreal.
  40. Chris Lilley’s Next Project Is a One-Hour Mockumentary About Snowboarders […]Australian comedian Chris Lilley (Summer Heights High) is taking on snowboarders for his next comedy. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that […]
  41. Cry Freedom
    Restaurant ‘Apartheid’ Is the Best Way to Control Noisy Kids,“Confining these patrons to separate tables is no longer enough.”
  42. the sports section
    Tim Cahill Scored the World Cup’s Best Goal So FarWe have the GIFs to prove it. 
  43. Lawsuits
    Restaurant Owners Win $600K for Food Critic’s Mean ReviewThey say they had to close after being deemed “a bleak spot on the culinary landscape.”
  44. Funny Business
    Restaurants Now Google Customers for All Kinds of Nefarious Purposes“A customer that is rude, obnoxious, complains, and doesn’t tip should be noted.”
  45. the middleton effect
    Kate Middleton’s Shoveling Outfit Sold Out in MinutesThe versatile DVF wrap dress is currently out of stock.
  46. flight 370
    Ship Detects Third Possible ‘Ping’ in Flight 370 Search AreaThe signal was detected 300 nautical miles away from the others.
  47. Planned Service Changes
    Heston Blumenthal Opening Restaurant in AustraliaAustralia is getting a one-two punch of the chef’s restaurants.
  48. flight 370
    Search for Flight 370 Continues as Plane’s Black-Box Battery Life DwindlesFinding the aircraft could take “years,” according to officials.
  49. interview
    Q&A: Franca Sozzani on Her First Trip to Australia, Changing Her Mind, and MoreShe themed the latest issue of L’Uomo Vogue around Australia.
  50. flight 370
    Australia Spots Possible Wreckage From Flight 370 [Updated]Satellite images picked up two objects off the coast of Perth. 
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