Category: Australia

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

Jackie Chan got his name “Jackie” in Australia. In 1976, Chan…

Jackie Chan got his name “Jackie” in Australia. In 1976, Chan migrated to Australia to join his parents. There, he started working in construction. A construction worker named Jack took Chan under his wing, earning him the nickname “Little Jack” which eventually was shortened to “Jackie” — thus, Jackie Chan.

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There is a giant, hot pink slug. It is only found in a single,…

There is a giant, hot pink slug. It is only found in a single, isolated forest on an extinct volcano in Australia.

Knowing he was the slowest competitor, Australian speed skater…

Knowing he was the slowest competitor, Australian speed skater Steven Bradbury won gold at the 2002 Winter Olympics by cruising behind and simply avoiding group crashes in both the semi-final and final.

The very unmuscular Australian comedian Hamish Blake once won…

The very unmuscular Australian comedian Hamish Blake once won the heavyweight category in the Mr. New York State Bodybuilding competition after entering as a joke, as he was the only competitor heavy enough to qualify.

Here’s All The Dumb-Ass Stuff That Has H…

Here’s All The Dumb-Ass Stuff That Has Happened Since Australia Was Caught Cheating At Cricket