australia

Australian high school students recreate Martin Shkreli’s $750 pill for just $2

They took on the project just to highlight how “ridiculous” the price of the drug is in America. Mission accomplished.

Kylie Cheung | December 2, 2016 - 12:59 pm

Australian man found not guilty of murdering Tinder date who fell from balcony

The 30-year-old suspect, Gabe Tostee, was acquitted of murder charges for the death of 26-year-old Warriena Wright by a Queensland state Supreme Court jury Thursday.

Bronwyn Isaac | October 21, 2016 - 4:11 pm

An Australian Woman Who Donated A Kidney To Her Boyfriend Was Applauded On Reddit (A Rare Occurrence)

This is one of the more heartwarming stories of internet notoriety.

Bronwyn Isaac | July 1, 2016 - 7:52 pm

In Honor Of Women’s Day Australia Unveils Female Pedestrian Signal

The traffic silhouette is designed after and dedicated to Mary Rogers, the first woman elected to local government in the state of Victoria, the second in Australia.

Bronwyn Isaac | March 8, 2016 - 4:30 pm

We Are All This Australian Boy Who Got Stuck In A Vending Machine

That’s the undeniable power of Oreos and biscuits.

Bronwyn Isaac | February 29, 2016 - 11:45 am

George Costanza-Themed Bar Opens In Australia

Canada has given us an Harry Potter themed bar and restaurant, but that’s nothing compared to the joy I felt when I discovered that Melbourne, Australia now has a George…

Katrin Higher | January 3, 2016 - 3:30 pm

Watch: The Overgrown Sheep Who Gave No Fucks Gets A Haircut

The totally overgrown puffball sheep who gave no fucks, or ‘Chris,’ was everyone’s hero for a day when he was discovered wandering around in Canberra, Australia having the time of…

Katrin Higher | September 5, 2015 - 9:30 am

Australian Education Minister Bans Documentary About LGBT Families

Here’s a confusing story: There’s an Australian documentary called “Gayby Baby” about gay and lesbian couples raising children that has received accolades, sold out at the Sydney Film Festival as

Rebecca Vipond Brink | August 27, 2015 - 9:00 am

8 Things That Happened to Us While Dating Abroad

When we met at college, little did we know that between the two of us, we would spend the next few years living in five different countries (U.S., France, China, Australia and…

Jessica Pan And Rachel Kapelke-Dale | August 6, 2014 - 11:00 am

Girls’ Breasts Not Being Big Enough To Be Groped Isn’t The Damn Point

I haven’t been following the Australian swimming community’s sexual abuse scandal. I only feel like I have been. That’s because these sorts of heartbreaking stories are so goddamned familiar: a coach is…

Jessica Wakeman | July 11, 2014 - 4:30 pm

In Case You Were Wondering, The World’s Sexiest Men Are From Australia

The semi-creepy travel dating website MissTravel took a survey of its members to find where the sexiest people in the world come from. The site asked both men and women to…

Claire Hannum | June 27, 2014 - 1:30 pm

The Daily Squee: Baby Wombats Get Belly Rubs

As soon as I started dating an Australian, I began fantasizing about all the adorable animals Down Under who would someday become my friends. Koalas! Roos! Wombats! Sadly, this American…

Jessica Wakeman | February 1, 2014 - 4:00 pm
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