“A real Australian would never say “shrimp””

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The rise and fall of Australian slang

Crime Sprays

Passengers hurled “objects and insults” at a trio of kids who rolled up to paint the last Hitachi train to run in Melbourne.

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Death by a Thousand Cuts

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The Great Barrier Reef: An Obituary

An Art History Mystery

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How is there an Australian sulphur-crested cockatoo in a 1496 Italian Renaissance painting by Andrea Mantegna?

Big Things Down Under

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Australia’s obsession with weird huge objects

“I was looking at a very nice topless girl and I forgot what I was there for”

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While climbing the Bondi cliff rope, Bondi Beach bodybuilder and “larger-than-life mate” Dimitri Moskovich lost his focus due to a presumably remarkable pair of breasts, fell two stories onto rocks below, and fractured both of his legs.

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The Grossest Thing About this Worm is that it Makes Audible Sounds

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The Giant Gippsland is the world’s largest species of earthworms, reaching a maximum length of 9.8 ft.

$40

Roughly the cost per hour (factoring in a dealer’s cut) for artist Paul White to complete this drawing for his show Time Travels at MiCK gallery in Sydney, Australia.

Artist Eats

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Ongoing global restaurant recommendations from some of our favorite artists.
 
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David Choe in Las Vegas

DABS MYLA in Melbourne

RISK in New Orleans

HUSKMITNAVN in Copenhagen

POSE in Chicago

Suzannah Sinclair in Maine

Mel Kadel in Tulum

Caleb Neelon in Massachusetts

KC Ortiz in Bangkok
 

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Kime Buzzelli

Natalia Fabia

Seonna Hong

Shane Jessup

Justin Krietmeyer

Bill McRight

Mark Mulroney

Saelee Oh

Estevan Oriol

Justin Van Hoy
 

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Nina Chanel Abney

Claw Money

Mr. Kiji

Curtis Kulig

Kimou Meyer (GROTESK)

Baron Von Fancy

WEST

Chris Yormick

 

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Richard Colman

Andrew Schoultz

 

CHOPPER, Rest in Peace

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“Australia’s best-known crime figure turned author, turned legend” has passed away.

The Instagram Hotel

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At the newly opened 1888 Hotel in Sydney, Australia, all Instagram users with over 10,000 followers get a free night. Surprisingly, the hotel’s own instagram account is pretty lackluster.

Aussie Outback Love Hunt

The Southerners of the World

Printables

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First Australians by Michael Finkel

Aboriginals had the continent to themselves for 50,000 years. Today they make up less than 3 percent of the population, and their traditional lifestyle is disappearing. Almost. In the homelands the ancient ways live on.

Deez Nuts

Peanuts characters and classic rap lyrics for the win. Mark Drew hits it big with his recent show at CHINA HEIGHTS gallery in Australia.

You can purchase a couple of the prints through his website here.

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Apple Maps is Dangerous in Australia

It’s stranding drivers in the Outback

The HIVE Apartment

What a cool building. Designed by ITN Architects in Melbourne, Australia.

These Are Dingo Babies

Actually, they’re puppies.

In related news: A Dingo was responsible for the death of an Australian baby 30 years ago.

Morning Dose of 3 Drunk Guys Steal a Penguin from SeaWorld and Go Swimming With the Dolphins

Brits in Australia.

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Friday’s Vault

West Hobart Bowl, Tasmania

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