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  • October 7, 2015
    This is a video news report from Perth, Australia of a man driving a stolen SUV into the ocean after a two hour police chase through nearby roads and sand dunes. The chase ends immediately after, with two police officers wading out to the vehicle to arrest him. No word if he ... / Continue →
  • September 2, 2015
    This is a video of two news anchors from the Today show in Australia responding to some footage they just played from the shark documentary 'Air Jaws: Walking with Great Whites'. They both swear they're never going in the ocean again. And I don't blame them. Still, I thought... / Continue →
  • August 18, 2015
    This is a shot of an electric meter at somebody's house in Australia. Apparently a wolf spider decided to raise her babies there. Ever wonder how you could get away without paying your electricity bill for a couple months? Exactly like this. If I worked for the power compan... / Continue →
  • August 13, 2015
    This is the 'Virgin Rainbow', the world's finest opal ever discovered. It's being called the Virgin Rainbow despite the fact I heard from a reliable source that it has, in fact, stuck one of its ends in a pot of gold before. Also, my source was a leprechaun, just so we're cle... / Continue →
  • June 9, 2015
    Apparently the climbing perch, which is indigenous to south-east Asia, heard Australia is the place to be if you're a f***ing weird-ass or terrifying animal, and wildlife authorities are worried the fish may invade the country and ruin everything. EVERYTHING. the fish uses th... / Continue →
  • February 13, 2015
    The Perth Mint in Western Australia is releasing this set of two original series Star Trek coins on February 16th to celebrate the Star Trek franchise. The silver coins will have legal tender status on the island of Tulavu, but will never be used as legal tender because they c... / Continue →
  • January 28, 2015
    This is the video from an R/C plane flying over Osprey Bay in Western Australia when the plane's operator loses sight of it in the sun's glare and crashes it into the ocean. Mayday, mayday! The R/C plane then continues to film the sea life around a reef, including a bunch of... / Continue →
  • January 21, 2015
    Seen here looking suspiciously like a chestburster, the frilled shark caught by Australian fishermen near Victoria wishes it was still in the water. Hoho, maybe next time you'll think twice before trying to renege on a deal with Ursula! The species, whose ancestry dates back ... / Continue →
  • January 12, 2015
    This is a video of the TreeTop Crazy Rider, a 1.0-kilometer (0.62-mile) zipline (technically a zip-pipe) through the Ourimbah State Forest near Sydney, Australia. A ride takes almost five-minutes from start to finish, includes 5 full horizontal loops and 40-zig zags and slalom... / Continue →
  • December 5, 2014
    Because most major pizza chains have given up on trying to make quality pizza and instead been focusing their efforts on inventing new shitty novelty pies that nobody will try more than once, this is the Doritos Crunchy Crust Pizza available from Pizza Hut Australia. It's a pi... / Continue →
  • October 7, 2014
    Because Australia, this is a video of two kangaroos duking it out in a suburban neighborhood. Presumably over a lady. They look so crazy it almost seems fake. I never realized how strong kangaroo's tails were and how much they use them to balance, especially when kicking the... / Continue →
  • October 1, 2014
    This is a short clip of two great white sharks trying to bite each other. After the clip, there's a bunch of speculation about whether or not the two were actually doing battle, or if the larger shark was going after the bait attached to the boat and the smaller shark just got... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2014
    10-year old George the goldfish is doing swimmingly following a 45-minute procedure to remove a brain tumor (links to whole story with pictures of the whole process). Because apparently that's something that can be done. Next stop: turning the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles bac... / Continue →
  • September 19, 2014
    Jack Cooksey was Perth, Australia's first person to get his grubby little mitts on the new iPhone 6. So what did he do? Accidentally drop the thing on the concrete trying to open the box during a television interview. Thankfully, the phone survived unscathed. No word if Jac... / Continue →
  • August 6, 2014
    "Come on, put your backs into it!" -- guy in blue hat not helping. This is a short video from a train station in Perth, Australia, in which commuters rally to tilt a train car enough to free a man who is not very good at boarding trains (you can see him get stuck at the very b... / Continue →
  • June 26, 2014
    These are several shots of Migaloo (one of only two known albino humpback whales), during his migration up Australia's eastern coast. Scientists are concerned that a red rash near his dorsal fin (closeup after the jump, apparently all the yellow are natural algae blooms) may b... / Continue →
  • June 12, 2014
    This is a questionable video of thrill-seeker/possible jackass Terry Tufferson illegally jumping off a cliff into Sydney Harbor when he encounters a great white. So what does he do? Involuntarily shit his bathing suit like a normal person? Maybe. But he also managed to esca... / Continue →
  • April 30, 2014
    Meet putnisite, a new mineral discovered in Western Australia that is unlike any previously known minerals. It contains strontium, calcium, chromium, sulphur, carbon, oxygen and hydrogen. When reached for comment, Superman had this to say, "Whaaaa, get it away from me! I can... / Continue →
  • March 12, 2014
    This is the closed-circuit television footage from a second-hand shop in New South Wales, Australia, of a man in a thong who wanders into the back area of the shop, steals a Batman cape and mask, and proceeds to prance around the backyard for 40-minutes before being arrested. ... / Continue →
  • February 25, 2014
    This is the 4.4-billion year old zircon crystal found in Western Australia. Researchers believe it to be the oldest known piece of earth. How do you explain that, young earth creationists? "Radioactive dating doesn't work." Tell me about it, my last date had laser vision an... / Continue →