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food news

An Australian KFC Owner Is Begging Michelin to Give His Restaurant a Star

Michelin inspectors judge whether a restaurant provides a good value or a "memorable experience". Who's to say KFC doesn't?
Jelisa Castrodale
6.26.19
tech-science

Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum

It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
Becky Ferreira
6.20.19
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
Booze

This Vegemite-Toast-Flavoured Liqueur Sounds Like a Dare

"If you like that savoury flavor of yeast-extract spreads, you’ll really enjoy it."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.2.19
Culture

How Australia's Ban on Vapes Spawned a Thriving Black Market

Vape juice that contains nicotine is supposedly illegal. But thanks to loopholes in legislation it's everywhere.
Sam Nichols
4.24.19
Culture

How it Feels to Find Your Face Photoshopped Onto Internet Porn

We spoke to Noelle Martin about the day everything changed, and how she rallied for new legislation so others wouldn't face the same ordeal.
Ruby Harris
4.18.19
lifestyle

The Story of How Airbnb Ruined Byron Bay

...And turned rental property landlords into millionaires.
Nat Kassel
4.11.19
crime

Things I've Learned About Homegrown Terrorism by Following the Alt-Right

In 2015 I started reporting from Reclaim Australia rallies. That movement has now reached a tragic culmination in New Zealand.
Royce Kurmelovs
3.22.19
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Let This Man Build a Huge Wood Bong for the Town of Woodenbong, You Monsters

A bunch of killjoys are trying to prevent Paul Pearson from fulfilling his destiny.
River Donaghey
3.21.19
Views My Own

Egging Politicians Is Good, Actually

The egging of a xenophobic Australian politician shows how much power there is in confronting your opponents in public and making them look dumb.
Karen Geier
3.21.19
cats

Cat Ladies Explain Why Cats Are Better Than Men

"They don’t go down to the pub with their mates and get drunk. They eat less food and they're cleaner."
Mirjana Milovanovic
3.15.19
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