Category: Australia

A packet of cigarettes in Australia will cost $40 by 2020.

A packet of cigarettes in Australia will cost $40 by 2020.

20,000 year-old fossilized human footprints were discovered in…

20,000 year-old fossilized human footprints were discovered in Australia, which indicate the man who made them was running at the speed of a modern Olympic sprinter, barefoot, in sand.

Australian Redback Spider captures a lizard.Photo : Calistemon /…

Australian Redback Spider captures a lizard.

Photo : Calistemon / wikipedia

An Air Canada flight was asked by Australian authorities to…

An Air Canada flight was asked by Australian authorities to investigate an emergency beacon. The plane, with 270 people, flew at 4000 feet as crew and passengers used binoculars to locate a stranded sailor, who was later rescued by police. The flight landed safely in Sydney, 90 minutes delayed.

In 2012, an Australian was kicked out of a televised darts match…

In 2012, an Australian was kicked out of a televised darts match in England because of fears his appearance could distract the players after the crowd started chanting ‘Jesus’ at him, due to him looking like ‘Jesus.’

Vegans in Australia almost killed their pet kitten when they…

Vegans in Australia almost killed their pet kitten when they tried to turn the poor feline into a vegan. The kitten was fed rice milk , pasta, potatoes which made it critically ill. However, it was fortunately brought into the vets where it recovered fully under a diet of meat and a drip.

This horse was stuck in the mud. Its owner, Nicole Graham, held…

This horse was stuck in the mud. Its owner, Nicole Graham, held its head for three hours, until help arrived, so it wouldn’t suffocate.

Picture: Peter Ristevski/Geelong/news.com.au

Some roads in Australia are so long and boring, they have trivia…

Some roads in Australia are so long and boring, they have trivia signs to keep drivers alert.

Photo courtesy of fartjockey / Imgur

An Australian family used a large black crystal as a doorstop…

An Australian family used a large black crystal as a doorstop for over a decade before realizing that it held a 733-carat black sapphire, the Black Star of Queensland.

Photo : James H./flickr

In 1965, a homesick Welshman living in Australia, was too broke…

In 1965, a homesick Welshman living in Australia, was too broke to get home. So he decided to mail himself in a crate back to the UK, only to find himself in Los Angeles by accident.