Plan B Prevails

Sinkholes Are Dangerous Because They Can Appear Anywhere…Including Your Own Yard

, , , , , , , , ,

googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); There’s a reason why people live in fear of the possibility of sinkholes: They can happen anywhere at pretty much any time. Oh, and they’re also merciless, swallowing everything in their path with no regard for life or property. The latest sinkhole victims? Lyn and Ray McKay of Ipswich, Australia. The […]

Read More...

Julie Bishop Describes Serious Diplomatic Relationships With Emoji

, , , , , ,

Exclusive: World’s first political emoji interview. Australia’s foreign affairs minister, Julie Bishop, simply loves using emojis to make a point. In a BuzzFeed News exclusive, we sat down with her for the world’s first political emoji interview. View this image › Lukas Coch for BuzzFeed / AAP Images 1. We started off with a simple […]

Read More...

Woke Australians triggered by word ‘patriots,’ cite ladder accidents when confronted with terrorism

, , , , , , ,

It’s already tomorrow morning in Australia that’s just how woke the people are there. Still, it might be a bit jarring for Americans used to watching a screen full of liberal panelists on CNN pretend to go ateach other to realize that things aren’t much different in Australia. President Donald Trump took a beating from […]

Read More...

This Insect From New Zealand Is Harmless, But It Looks Pretty Disturbing

, , , , , , , , , ,

New Zealand is best known as the bafflingly beautiful country where Peter Jackson filmed “The Lord of the Rings.” Even though Middle Earth is a fictional setting, New Zealand is about as close as you can get to a fantasy world. Because of its isolation, plant and animal life in New Zealand has developed a […]

Read More...

A Few Divers Ran Across An Undersea Event That Is Both Fascinating And Awful

, , , , , , ,

Pink Tank Scuba was diving near Blairgowrie Pier in Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia, when they saw something odd. From a distance, it looked like debris or possibly coral…but no, it was over 1,000 spider crabs crawling over each other to make a huge pyramid on the ocean floor. Nope, definitely not coral. Pink Tank […]

Read More...

13 Snake Photos That Will Totally Freak You Out — Never Turn Your Back On A Snake

, , , , , , , , , , ,

In the wonderful world of creepiness, there are two creatures that reign supreme: snakes and spiders. Whichever one you fear more can have a huge impact on how you see the world around you. If you ask me, snakes are definitely the freakiest critters of all. You see, at least with spiders, you can drop […]

Read More...

What Happened To This Guy In Australia Is Every Man’s Worst Nightmare

, , , , , , , , , , ,

When people say Australia is crawling with horrible animals and insects that are just waiting for the chance to pounce and kill you, they are, of course, exaggerating. However, that exaggeration stems from the fact that there are quite a few killer species that call Australia home, and when they decide to strike…well, the results […]

Read More...

The Reviews Of This Anti-Vaccine Children’s Book Are Next Level Savage

, , ,

“The best book I’ve read since Infant Car Seats Are For Sissies.” Melanie’s Marvelous Measles was written to convince children and their parents that it’s ok to not get vaccinated. View this image › amazon.com Here’s the author describing it in her own words: Melanie’s Marvelous Measles was written to educate children on the benefits […]

Read More...

34 Photos That Will Make You Want To Step Up Your Nail Art Game

, , , ,

Nicki Minaj “Anaconda” nails?! I Scream Nails take it to the next level. 1. These Hello Kitty nails. instagram.com 2. These fabulous, sparkly nails. instagram.com 3. These delicious chocolate nails. instagram.com 4. These Spongebob nails. instagram.com 5. These bunnies. instagram.com 6. These Grumpy Cat nails. instagram.com 7. These emoji nails. instagram.com 8. These gorgeous nails, […]

Read More...

This Video Shows How A Deadly Spider Uses Its Web To Catch Reptiles

, , , , , , , , , , , ,

When it comes to the world of spiders, there are so many species out there that can cause you a world of pain. One of the freakiest spider species of all, however, is the Australian redback spider. To illustrate just how devious these critters can be, I present to you the following footage. It was […]

Read More...

People Are Harassing Government MPs With Hilarious Apple iMessages

, , ,

MPs are linking their work emails to Apple devices. UPDATE: attorney general George Brandis de-links email from work account. Software engineer Justin Simon discovered that it was possible to send an iMessage to Australia’s attorney general George Brandis on Sunday. brandis has iMessage — wordsonaplatfrm (@justin s) Simon appeared to enter in Brandis’ publicly available […]

Read More...

Rescued Bat Makes Super-Happy Noises When Being Cuddled By His Caretaker

, , , , , , , , ,

Before I started working for ViralNova, I thought bats were scary. And that’s not unusual — we’ve been taught to think they’re spooky, friends of Dracula, and all-around not cute. But then I saw these adorable babies: If those tiny tykes didn’t convince you that bats are the cutest, keep reading. Jeddah here is a […]

Read More...

This Is The World’s Deadliest Jellyfish And It Can Do Some Serious Damage

, , , , , , , , , ,

Now that summer is almost here, you’re probably gearing up for at least one beach adventure. We all know that the ocean (and by extension, the beach) can be a place full of terrifying creatures. One of the most notable is the jellyfish. Now, jellyfish come in a variety of shapes and sizes and their […]

Read More...

15 Issues That Matter To LGBT Australians Beyond Marriage Equality

, , , , , , , , ,

Not being able to get married sucks. But it’s just one of many conversations. We asked attendees at Sydney’s annual Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day what LGBT issues meant the most to them, with one catch: they couldn’t answer marriage equality. These are the topics people wished got more attention. 1. Queer youth […]

Read More...

The Cutest Animals In Australia, AKA Satan’s Playground, That AREN’T Trying To Kill You

, , , , , , , , , , , , ,

I’m sure Australia is a lovely country to visit. Any place that can create both Simon Baker and the Hemsworth brothers clearly has something good going for it. But I would be lying if I said the thought of venturing across the globe to see it myself wasn’t a tad terrifying. I mean, have you […]

Read More...

This 20-Year-Old Burger From McDonald’s Looks Brand New

, , , , , ,

One 20-year-old quarter pounder with a large side of NOPE. 1. This burger was purchased in 1995 by two teenagers in Adelaide, Australia. View this image › Facebook: Can-This-20-Year-Old-Burger-Get-More-Likes-Than-Kanye-West Eduard Neetz and Casey Dean bought it for their friend, who never turned up to eat it. So, naturally, they decided to keep it forever. 2. […]

Read More...

Jimmy Barnes Speaks Out For Marriage Equality

, , , ,

Cheap wine and a three-day… wedding? Australian rock legend Jimmy Barnes proclaimed his support for marriage equality at the annual Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras Fair Day on Sunday. Out at #FairDay yesterday supporting #MarriageEquality To support call 1-300-663679 — JimmyBarnes (@Jimmy Barnes) The former Cold Chisel frontman spoke to lobby group Australian Marriage […]

Read More...

These 19 Things Spotted In Australia Make Absolutely No Sense. #8… What The What?!

, , , , , , , ,

Australia is an odd place. It’s so weird and different that even the nation’s first police force was made up of the most well-behaved convicts. Some of the craziest stories and newspaper headlines come out of Australia as it’s basically to the world what Florida is to the United States. A magical place that doesn’t make […]

Read More...

The Definitive Ranking Of Australia’s Most Popular Music Festivals

,

Bring back BDO. 16. Tamworth Country Music Festival. View this image › Facebook: tamworthcountrymusicfestival Does anyone that’s not from Tamworth actually like it? What you need to know: It’s an all round country affair – city kids used to city festivals may find it very overwhelming. And rather bogan. 15. Stereosonic. instagram.com If you’re into […]

Read More...

Australia’s approach to border security is badass [pics, video]

, , ,

Quaggar Mussels would not get into Australia, their Border Control is far superior to ours — eddie mchugh (@mrmgoo) October 13, 2014 How’s this for some comprehensive immigration reform? Australia – How to own your national border. Good on ya mates. #ImmigrationReform pic.twitter.com/1AVzEphX8G — Upshot Sleuth (@Suzi95) October 13, 2014 This is how you secure […]

Read More...

What A Camera Caught In Australia Is Almost Unbelievable. I’m Still In Absolute Awe.

, , , , , , ,

Tourists visiting Australia can find success where the legendary Captain Ahab failed. Just be sure to leave your harpoons at home. This albino humpback whale, named Migaloo (meaning “white fella” in the Mayi-Katuna language), shows up every year during his winter migration up the east coast. And this great white whale isn’t as shy as […]

Read More...

© 2018 - Sitemap - Privacy Policy