Australia

tech-science

Scientists Found a Hidden 'Jurassic World' Buried Underneath Australia

The subterranean remains of 100 volcanoes formed some 180 million years ago were detected under a major petroleum hotspot.
Becky Ferreira
8.14.19
Australia

WATCH: How This Man on Stabbing Spree Was Stopped By Sydney Bystanders With Chairs and a Milk Crate

The man, who had already allegedly killed one woman and stabbed another, was running through the streets of Sydney's business district.
Tim Hume
8.13.19
tech-science

Ocean Heatwaves That Instantly Kill Coral Are Getting Worse, Scientists Warn

Marine heatwaves present “a distinct biological phenomenon” from bleaching events, and could threaten the livelihoods of half a billion people.
Becky Ferreira
Madeleine Gregory
8.8.19
hong kong protests

Pro-Beijing Thugs Are Vandalizing Hong Kong Democracy Protests in Australia Now

And the Chinese government has praised them for their "spontaneous patriotism."
Tim Hume
8.7.19
News

What We Know About the Couple Murdered in Northern Canada

The bodies of American Chynna Deese and Australian Lucas Fowler were found near the Alaska Highway in northern British Columbia.
Mack Lamoureux
7.22.19
Culture

How a Volunteer Firefighter Became a Serial Arsonist

David isn't sure how many wildfires he lit around Australia's southern coast—but he's very clear on what made him do it.
Julian Morgans
7.9.19
tech-science

Astronomers Finally Tracked the Source of a Mysterious Radio Burst From Space

“This is the big breakthrough that the field has been waiting for since astronomers discovered fast radio bursts in 2007.”
Becky Ferreira
6.27.19
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
6.25.19
tech-science

Viral Images Show a Huge Spider Preying on a Possum in Tasmania

It’s not even the first time this year that a spider made news for capturing a possum.
Becky Ferreira
6.19.19
food-wtf

Eleven Years Later, No One Knows Who Pooped in This Woman's Gelato

“Everywhere I go, I'm now known as the woman who ate the poo."
Jelisa Castrodale
5.29.19
Booze

This Vegemite-Toast-Flavored Liqueur Sounds Like a Dare

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

Florida Man Killed by World’s Most Dangerous Bird

“He was doing what he loved.”
Sarah Emerson
4.15.19
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