Emma Do

Broadly

Prosecco and Penis Straws: A Brief History of the Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette parties are going nowhere. But they've come from somewhere. Here's a rundown of how this modern nightmare began.
Emma Do
9.28.16
Stuff

Does Renting into Your 30s Make You a Giant Failed Adult Baby?

It's possible to have a fulfilling, financially stable life that doesn't involve home ownership, but you better be prepared to learn a lot about investing.
Emma Do
12.11.15
Stuff

Is the Newest University Study Drug Technically Cheating?

With the mounting pressure placed on students, many turn to smart drugs to help them study. And in the pursuit of good grades, who cares if it's fair, legal, or safe?
Emma Do
10.30.15
The VICE Guide to Uni Life

Here's How Australia's Student Press Feels About Uni Deregulation Being Shelved

"University management may have a harder time in a regulated system, but it is well known that they are tyrannous kings who drink the blood of the young in their restless hunt for immortality."
Emma Do
10.7.15
Stuff

We Asked a Female Sheep Shearer About Sexism and Hard Work

It's an old Australian industry with an even older gender divide.
Emma Do
9.11.15
Stuff

China Has a Grey Market for Australian Baby Formula

In China, Australian baby formula is a luxury item that can sell for $100 per tin. Now tourists and students are making easy cash by buying up supermarket stock and selling it back home for four times what they paid.
Emma Do
7.23.15
Stuff

Australian Nudists Want People to Stop Having Sex on Nude Beaches

Victoria's Campbell's Cove beach is losing it's clothing-optional status because it's become little more than a hook-up spot.
Emma Do
7.13.15
News

We Spoke to the Women Fighting Australia’s Tampon Tax

Australia's 15 years of taxing periods may finally be coming to an end soon. But why has this recent campaign been more successful than previous attempts?
Emma Do
6.1.15
Stuff

Why Did it Take This Long for Cancer Faker Belle Gibson's Lies to Be Revealed?

The idea that someone could lie for so long about a terminal illness is despicable, but it shows how vulnerable audiences are to feel-good stories that tell them what they want to hear.
Emma Do
4.24.15
Travel

We Talked to One of the Three Residents of Australia's Smallest Town

I called Cooladdi's only listed phone number and talked to Roxanne Muller, who is part of the family that makes up 100 percent of the tiny town.
Emma Do
4.20.15
Australia

Australian Vineyards Are Using Sunscreen to Save Their Grapes

Due to Australia's harsh and hot climate, its winemakers are taking creative approaches to protecting their grapes from sun damage—including good old sunscreen.
Emma Do
4.11.15
Food

Relax, Those White Bits on Old Chocolate Probably Won’t Kill You

Taking care of the one thing standing between you and bingeing on all your old Easter Eggs.
Emma Do
4.5.15
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