Gavin Butler

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Every MP in New Zealand Backed the Post-Christchurch Gun Ban… Except One

Libertarian ACT Party's David Seymour was the only MP to vote against a restriction on military-style weapons.
Gavin Butler
4.12.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman’s Eye Infection Turns out to Be Live Bees Drinking Her Tears

A Taiwanese woman didn't realise that the reason her eye was stinging was because four 'sweat bees' were living beneath her eyelid.
Gavin Butler
4.11.19
Australia Today

Australia’s Next Federal Election Will Be Held May 18

We've now got five weeks of political campaigning to look forward to.
Gavin Butler
4.11.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Japanese Workers Are Very Upset About Their Upcoming 10-Day Holiday

"To be honest, I don’t know how to spend the time when we are suddenly given 10 days of holidays," said one worker.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
Australia Today

The Christchurch Shooter has Been Charged with 50 Counts of Murder

The man responsible for the shooting deaths of 50 Muslim worshippers last month was initially charged with just one murder. This afternoon, New Zealand police announced more than 50 additional charges.
Gavin Butler
4.4.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Skrillex’s Music Can be Used as Mosquito Repellent, Study Finds

Researchers observed mosquitoes sucked less blood and had less sex when exposed to the song 'Scary Monsters and Nice Sprites.'
Gavin Butler
4.3.19
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10 Questions You’ve Always Wanted to Ask an Abattoir Worker

We spoke to a guy whose job is to kill almost 1,500 cattle every day.
Gavin Butler
3.12.19
Drugs

A Brief, 200-Year History of Humanity’s Love for Laughing Gas

People were using it to get high in the 1700s—long before anyone used it to decorate cakes.
Gavin Butler
3.7.19
Australia Today

Chinese Tourists Keep Visiting Sydney Uni Thinking It’s Hogwarts

Harry Potter wasn't filmed in Australia—but that isn't stopping tour guides from cashing in on the slight resemblance.
Gavin Butler
3.6.19
Australia Today

Melbourne Man Admits He Killed an Airbnb Guest over Unpaid Rent

Thirty-six-year-old Ramis Jonuzi was strangled to death after he was unable to pay the $210 he owed his host.
Gavin Butler
3.5.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Opium-Addicted Parrots Keep Raiding Poppy Farms in India

Poppy farmers are being forced to guard their crops against the drug-addled birds, who get high off the narcotic effects of the plant.
Gavin Butler
2.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Seoul’s Mayor Pledges to Ban Dog Butcheries After Seeing a Movie About a Dog

Mayor Park Won-soon announced that he would crack down on South Korea's dog meat industry after seeing an animated kids' film called 'Underdog'.
Gavin Butler
2.27.19
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