Category: Australia

Hawaiian pizza was invented in Canada by a Greek immigrant who…

Hawaiian pizza was invented in Canada by a Greek immigrant who was inspired by the mix of sweet and savory flavors found in Chinese food. It went on to become the most popular pizza in Australia.

Photo : joefoodie from USA / wikimedia

Certain species of hawk in Australia have been known to…

Certain species of hawk in Australia have been known to purposely spread wildfires beyond firebreaks in order to force prey out into the open.

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (the largest bird of prey in Australia)…

The Wedge-tailed Eagle (the largest bird of prey in Australia) is so protective of its nest sites that it sometimes attacks hang gliders, airplanes, and helicopters.

Photo :  fir0002 | flagstaffotos.com.au / wikimedia

There’s a lake in Australia named “Lake…

There’s a lake in Australia named “Lake Disappointment”. The lake was found by an explorer who followed creeks for weeks looking for freshwater, but only found this seawater lake.  

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In Australia, there are more kangaroos than people.Government…

In Australia, there are more kangaroos than people.

Government figures from 2016 show there were almost 45 million kangaroos, nearly double the human population of Australia. In 2010, there were around 27 million, with the huge rise in numbers considered to be due to environmental factors, with high rainfall resulting in more food for the kangaroos.

The deadliest animal in Australia is the horse followed by cows…

The deadliest animal in Australia is the horse followed by cows and dogs. Furthermore, on average, snakes only cause about one or two deaths a year, and there has only been one spider-caused fatality in the last 40 years.

A woman in Australia won $825 on a horse race, and posted a…

A woman in Australia won $825 on a horse race, and posted a selfie to show off the winning ticket to her Facebook friends. But one of them captured the ticket barcode from the selfie and claimed the winnings for themselves.

Lottery winners in Australia can choose to remain anonymous…

Lottery winners in Australia can choose to remain anonymous after an eight-year-old was kidnapped for ransom then murdered after his father won a lottery in 1960.

Rather than having 4 seasons, the traditional Japanese calendar…

Rather than having 4 seasons, the traditional Japanese calendar has 24 seasons that last 15 days each, these seasons are then split up by 72 five-day microseasons. As of today, the current microseason is “Farmers drain fields,” followed by “Wild geese return” and “Chrysanthemums bloom.”

Cursed Stones of Uluru? Sorry Rocks ! – Unexplained Mysteries

Cursed Stones of Uluru? Sorry Rocks ! – Unexplained Mysteries