Gavin Butler

Australia Today

Sydney Has Officially Declared a Climate Emergency

The council voted unanimously on the declaration, and has called on the Federal Government to respond urgently.
Gavin Butler
15 hours ago
Australia Today

Postal Worker Throws Package on Roof, Leaves Instructions to Get it Down

"I accidentally threw your parcel on top of the roof," the delivery notice read. "Use maybe a broom to get it down."
Gavin Butler
15 hours ago
Australia Today

Some Kids Burned Down the Australian Big Brother House Over the Weekend

The mansion, which has been abandoned since 2014, was completely destroyed in the blaze.
Gavin Butler
a day ago
Australia Today

Darwin has Been Rocked by a 7.2 Magnitude Earthquake

Residents reported buildings swaying and cracks appearing in their walls.
Gavin Butler
2 days ago
Australia Today

Flesh-Eating Drug Krokodil has Shown Up in Australia

The first known case of someone in Australia injecting the so-called "zombie drug" has been reported.
Gavin Butler
6.20.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Scientists Say ‘Puppy Dog Eyes’ are an Evolutionary Trait to Make Dogs Cuter

A new study suggests domesticated dogs evolved the ability to make themselves look like babies so humans would pay them more attention.
Gavin Butler
6.19.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Experts Accuse China of Murdering People and Taking Their Organs

A tribunal unanimously declared that "many people have died indescribably hideous deaths" for the sake of forced organ harvesting—with the Falun Gong spiritual group thought to be the main source.
Gavin Butler
6.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Hong Kong Porn Sites Shut Down to Encourage More People to Join the Protests

One site urged users to attend the “life or death” protests instead of “jerking off at home”.
Gavin Butler
6.18.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Powerful Photos from the Historic Hong Kong Protests

As many as two million people have rallied against a contentious extradition bill that would allow China to extradite people from Hong Kong to the mainland.
Gavin Butler
6.17.19
Australia Today

Horny Birds Cause Mass Blackout in Perth by Rooting on Power Lines

More than 1,000 homes in Perth lost power when two kookaburras had sex too close to the electrical wires, zapping themselves to death.
Gavin Butler
6.13.19
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Chinese Man Accused of Stealing Live Chickens to Buy Fuel for His BMW

The man allegedly raided poultry farms in the middle of the night so he could afford petrol for his "thirsty car".
Gavin Butler
6.13.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Nine Countries Most Threatened by Climate Change Are All in Asia, Report Finds

Nearly a billion people around the world live in areas with high exposure to environmental hazards such as cyclones, floods, and rising sea levels.
Gavin Butler
6.13.19
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