Charlie Braithwaite

Stuff

We Asked an Expert How to Disarm Improvised Explosive Devices

We Asked an Expert How They Kill Bombs
Charlie Braithwaite
1.13.16
Stuff

Why Doesn’t Anyone Produce Cocaine in Australia?

With an average gram costing $200, it's not like there's a lack of demand.
Charlie Braithwaite
11.4.15
Legal Weed in Australia

How to Become a Legal Weed Grower in Victoria, Australia

Victoria is becoming the first Australian state to legalize medical marijuana, and the government is planning to grow the bud locally.
Charlie Braithwaite
10.9.15
Stuff

What Fracking and Oxycodone Taught Me About Life Choices

What are the small transgressions that turn nice people into criminals? To find out, we asked a fracker turned convicted drug dealer.
Charlie Braithwaite
4.14.15
News

A Missing Hiker Is Bringing Heat on Australian Weed Growers

Police are investigating the claim that a missing man named Warren Meyer may have been murdered after stumbling across a weed planation.
Charlie Braithwaite
3.25.15
Comics!

The Webcomic That Documents Life in Australia's Immigration Detention Centers

Safdar Ahmed's "Villawood" tells the stories of refugees and the loneliness, hopelessness, and banality that results from incarceration.
Charlie Braithwaite
3.11.15
News

Seven People Caught Hepatitis A From Frozen Berries

How did a poo-borne virus get all up in Australia's pancakes?
Charlie Braithwaite
2.16.15
News

Cartels are Poaching Toothfish from Antarctic Waters

The conservation group Sea Shepherd is demanding that the Australian government step in to save the precious fish.
Charlie Braithwaite
2.5.15
News

Australian Tennis Fans Didn't Understand Last Night's Protest

Last night's protest at the Australian Open attracted a lot of booing. We asked spectators why.
Charlie Braithwaite
2.2.15
Stuff

New Zealand has a Possum Poison Problem

Banned in several countries around the world, the poison known commercially as 1080 kills more than just possums. We look at why New Zealand still uses it.
Charlie Braithwaite
1.30.15
Stuff

How I Brightened My Bank Job with Crystal Meth

Alex works in the central office of a non-disclosed national Australian bank as a lender. Until last year he was using ice at work. Here's how he did it.
Charlie Braithwaite
1.22.15
News

The Situation on Manus Island Keeps Getting Worse

700 asylum seekers detained by Australia on Manus Island are refusing to eat. That's 67 percent of the centre's whole population.
Charlie Braithwaite
1.19.15