Scott Renton

Gaming

Sell, Sell, Sell: Analysing the Signs That Pokémon Go Has Already Peaked

On Wednesday Nintendo stocks took their biggest dip in five years. We examine how the company's very recent fortunes are being affected by hype.
Scott Renton
7.20.16
Premieres

Elmntry’s New EP Was Created In Between Sessions Drinking, Partying and Squatting in Sydney

‘Strangers’ combines trap, and grime to create some hulking and dark heavers.
Scott Renton
7.20.16
News

The Ex-Director of the Victorian Liberals Stole $1.5 Million and Is Going to Jail

Damien Mantach set up a fake business to bill the party for fake services. He was sentenced to five years' prison.
Scott Renton
7.19.16
Gaming

Victoria Police Respond to the Latest Dire Threat: Pokémon Go

In the same week that gamers in Missouri were robbed at gunpoint, and a woman in Wyoming found a body, Victoria Police are worried about users wandering into traffic.
Scott Renton
7.11.16
The VICE Guide to Right Now

A Guy in Brisbane Was Sentenced for Biting the Head off a Live Rat

"I don't think it was that bad," said Matthew Maloney after biting the rat, drinking three shots of vodka, and getting a chair broken over his head—all for a Facebook video.
Scott Renton
7.11.16
News

Queensland's New Liquor Laws Started Friday, Although You Wouldn't Know it

It's unclear whether the harsh new measures are helping curb alcohol related violence, especially as no one seems to know about them.
Scott Renton
7.5.16
News

The Rise of Bigorexia: the Unachievable Quest for the Perfect Male Body

A new study from the University of Sydney examines the way that body dissatisfaction affects men.
Scott Renton
7.5.16
News

New Zealand Police Have Seized Their Largest Ever Haul of Cocaine

The 35 kilograms of coke arrived from Mexico in May. Three people were arrested over the weekend following a six-week investigation.
Scott Renton
7.4.16
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The Reef, the Election, and How to Break Our Standstill on Climate Action

A few elections ago, Australia was talking about carbon pricing schemes and solar subsidies. We've gone backwards, but there's a way to get moving.
Scott Renton
6.29.16
Such Is Life

Former AFL Star Ben Cousins in Hospital After Directing Traffic on a Perth Highway

Police officers told the ABC that no charges have been laid as the incident is being treated as a mental health issue.
Scott Renton
6.27.16
Photo

Photos From Japan's Ancient Bullfighting Ritual, Tsunotsuki

In Spain, matador vs bull often ends in at least one gory death. Japan's centuries-old tradition sees two bulls peacefully wrestling one another. Deeply rooted in the Shinto religion, the focus is caring for the animals.
Scott Renton
6.27.16
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How Negative Gearing Locks Young People Out of the Housing Market

So, you'd like to buy a house that isn't in some god-awful fringe suburb of 24-hour pokies barns? Than maybe you'd like to see some changes made to negative gearing.
Scott Renton
6.21.16
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