Thousands of Australians Prepare to Stand on Their Porch and Scream in Response to COVID
As Melbourne enforces the country's strictest lockdown yet, this viral Facebook event has accumulated more than 30,000 frustrated attendees overnight.
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Police Arrest Man for Performing Scrotum Surgery at a Backpacker’s Hostel
It's been reported that officers also found a severed penis and testicles in the Australian man's freezer.
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Four Hong Kong Students Arrested for ‘Inciting Secession’ on Social Media
The students, aged 16 to 21, are the first people to be arrested as part of a police operation under China's new national security law.
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Here's How Melbourne, a City Nowhere Near a Fault Line, Just Got Rocked by an Earthquake
Australia experiences several earthquakes every year, according to experts – despite sitting in the centre of a tectonic plate.
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Pessimists Die Two Years Younger Than Optimists, According to Study
New research suggests that negative-minded people are more likely to develop life-threatening diseases.
China Orders Hong Kong to Suspend Extradition Agreements with Australia, Britain and Canada
The move is the latest in an escalating tit-for-tat between Beijing and the Five Eyes nations.
Chinese Students in Australia Are Faking Their Own Kidnappings. Here’s Why
Police are investigating a global extortion racket that has seen families being swindled out of millions of dollars.
Light Pollution Is Probably Responsible for Thousands of Sleep-Deprived Birds
Scientists are urging people to turn off their lights and let pigeons get some rest.
Uzbekistan Will Pay You $3,000 if You Visit and Get COVID
“If you get COVID-19 on holiday in Uzbekistan, we will compensate you," promises a tourism ambassador in a written statement.
A Filmmaker Shooting a Shark Documentary was Attacked by a Shark on Her Day Off
"I still love sharks!" she shouted as she was wheeled into the emergency helicopter. "Sharks are beautiful!"
Australia Begins 12-Month Human Trial of COVID-19 Vaccine, as Countries Race to Find a Cure
Preliminary results are expected in as little as three months.
Cops Raid Melbourne Party During Lockdown After Guests Put in a 20-Meal Order With KFC
Police issued 16 fines, totalling $26,000, to people caught breaching lockdown restrictions.