Articles Tagged with australia

Honeybees In Australia Suffer Record Shattering Deaths

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Honeybees in Australia are suffering the same dire situation as their insect cousins in the United States and in England. The beekeeper industry is urging lawmakers to enact more stringent biosecurity measures the protect the pollinates from an immediate and devastation pest. Australian honeybees are being destroyed by the Varroa mite in record numbers, according… Read more »

Malaysia Airlines Flight 370: More ‘Pings’ Inspire More Optimism

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 seemingly vanished into thin air over a month ago, proving once again that truth is often stranger than fiction. Also proven once again is the relentless optimism of searchers who, despite lead after lead and hope after hope being crushed, continue their diligent and professional work in their search for Flight… Read more »

Four-Year-Old Child Dies After Being Forced By Mother To Ride A Motorbike

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A four-year-old child from Australia died in a hospital after she was forced by her mother to ride a motorbike, ABC News Australia reports. Chloe, the four-year-old girl, was repeatedly forced to ride a 50-kilogram motorbike while her mother, Ashley Jean Polkinghorne and her partner Benjamin Robert McPartland, filmed the child crashing into walls and… Read more »

Bruno Mars Leaves Down Under In A “Frenzy”

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Bruno Mars and his Jungle Men continued grooving through their Moonshine Jungle Tour, wrapping up the Australia/New Zealand leg with a sold out Saturday Night crowd at Auckland’s Vector Arena – A crowd that Grammy winner Mars and his very capable band worked into a “frenzy”, according to the New Zealand Herald. Following an illness… Read more »

‘Stay In School’ Viral Video Ending Shocks The World

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The Stay in School viral video has everyone talking – and if viewers watch it through to the end they will find out why. Folks who cover their eyes during horror flicks may want to step away from the computer screen during the final 30 seconds of the Learn for Life Foundation of Western Australia… Read more »

Funniest Complaint Letter EVER: Hold Onto Your Sides

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Rick Waskin decided to complain in style after enduring a, more than slightly, unpleasant flight next to an obese gentleman. He was flying between Perth and Sydney and was stuck, ‘somewhere underneath… Jabba the Hut’ Read, laugh and share – this’ll make you laugh or cry, but probably both. Dear Jetstar… Do you like riddles?… Read more »

Shark Attacks And Kills Teen Body Boarder Off Australian Coast

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A teenage body boarder was killed after being attacked by a shark off of Australia’s east coast. This is the second shark attack that has ended in a fatality this month. The Inquisitr reported that a surfer was attacked and killed by a shark off of the west coast of Australia exactly one week ago… Read more »

Surfer Killed During Shark Attack Off Australia’s West Coast

Surfer Killed During Shark Attack Off Australia's West Coast

A surfer was attacked and killed by a shark off the west coast of Australia Saturday. The surfer was reported dead at the scene from massive injuries. According to ABC News, one witness, fellow surfer, Ryan Scanlon, saw the body and told reporters that the victim lost his left arm and flesh from his right… Read more »

One Direction Leaves 200 Fans In Tears After Sneaking Through Airport

One Direction Fans In Australia

One Direction star Liam Payne and his fellow boy singers apologized on Sunday after leaving 200 female fans in tears. The group landed at Adelaide Airport in Australia and then snuck through the airport without greeting their overly excited audience. The boys flew to Australia on Sunday after catching a flight from Dubai on Saturday… Read more »

Australia Election: Tony Abbott Elected Prime Minister

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In Australia, “unelectable” Tony Abbott has been elected prime minister in a landslide. Abbot is the leader of the conservative, right-of-center coalition which, to make things a bit confusing for Americans, in Australia is called the Liberal-National Party. With about 65 percent of the vote counted, Abbott’s conservatives have won 54 percent of the popular… Read more »

Anti-Smoking Warnings Sour Cigarettes’ Taste, Study Says

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Anti-smoking warning labels, featuring graphic images, have been found to make cigarettes taste bad. At least, that’s what a new study has found after discovering a growing trend in Australia. Last year Australia became the latest nation to implement laws requiring graphic disclaimers be on all cigarettes sold. The images depict the unpleasant results of… Read more »

Julia Gillard: Atheist, Childless, And Prime Minister Of Australia!

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Julia Gillard was Australian Prime Minister until a few hours ago when she lost the battle for her party’s leadership to former Prime Minister, Kevin Rudd. Of course, politics is a “dirty business” all the world over, and leaders come and go all the time. The media will be full of the intricate details of… Read more »

British Lions Win Wallabies In First Test Match

British Lions Win Wallabies In First Test Match

The British Lions have won Australia’s Wallabies after a nail-biting first test match in Brisbane. According to reports, there were several crucial points within the match that altered the course of the game. Although the whole match seems to have been a high intensity experience, it was the Wallabies replacement, Kurt Beale, who really sealed… Read more »

Karma Rewards Burglar Who Found Dead Man And Called Police

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  A self-confessed burglar won’t face breaking-and-entering charges after ultimately doing the right thing and calling the police when he found a dead man inside a home he intended to rob. The unnamed burglar broke into a Hamilton home in Australia, only to find a dead man hanging early yesterday, reports stuff.co.nz. The 21-year-old broke… Read more »

Kangaroo Invasion On Aussie Golf Course

Kangaroo Invasion On Aussie Golf Course

An Australian golf course has recently become the site of a kangaroo invasion. The unusual photograph of the unfolding scene first popped up on Reddit yesterday and has already become an Internet favourite, with the original Redditor’s comments only adding to the hilarity of it all: “Playing golf in Australia, this is the sh*t I… Read more »