Gavin Butler

Australia Today

Doctors Accidentally Set Fire to a Patient’s Chest During Open Heart Surgery

The incident has prompted calls for better fire safety training in operating theatres.
Gavin Butler
6.5.19
tech

A Teen Hacked Apple Twice, Hoping They'd Give Him a Job

A magistrate spared the boy a conviction, telling him to "use your gifts for good rather than evil".
Gavin Butler
5.28.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Woman Tries to Eat Live Octopus, Octopus Tries to Eat Her Back

Watch this woman engage in casual animal cruelty masquerading as a funny stunt, and then suffer some instant karma.
Gavin Butler
5.9.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Here Are 48 Reasons Chinese Authorities Are Imprisoning Muslim Minorities

Owning a tent, growing a beard, and abstaining from alcohol and cigarettes are all treated with serious suspicion in certain parts of China.
Gavin Butler
5.2.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Someone Illegally Drove A Real-Life Mario Kart Over Tokyo’s Rainbow Bridge

Police are still on the lookout for the driver, who had disappeared into the night by the time they arrived.
Gavin Butler
4.24.19
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. Today, 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
Australia Today

Old People in Australia Keep Getting Swindled by a Line Dancing Scam

Retirees have allegedly been duped out of more than £65,000 to attend and compete in dancing competitions that never happened.
Gavin Butler
4.2.19
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
3.8.19
Australia Today

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 £112 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
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