Viral: Imgur ‘Boedith’ traveled to Australia. Everything sucks.

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Imgur user 'Boedith' shared a range of selfies online, documenting his travels around Australia. The unusual album was entitled, 'I travelled Australia alone. It was terrible.' He shared 13 photos of himself at some of Australia’s best-loved spots, including Bondi Beach, the Great Ocean Road and Brisbane. The pictures would be like those of any other tourist, were it not for the fact that, in every one, the man is wearing the same blank, bored expression. He signs off his album with the ...  View More
February 2, 2017 Jason

Aussie artist Mike Barr demonstrates a rainy-day acrylic painting

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The real talent behind award-winning artist Mike Barr is extracting positive emotions from viewers. He does so with a style that does not tell the whole story, preferring to invite people in to be a part of the scene. He coaxes involvement and feelings of being there both in his beach work and rainy-day street scenes. Tackling a rainy cityscape may seem daunting, with buildings, perspective, vehicles and figures all adding to the mix. In the video, Mike Barr demonstrates a rainy-day acrylic ...  View More
December 19, 2016 Jason

Nicole Kidman evolution from teen modelling photos to stunner

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Nicole Kidman has become known as one of Hollywood’s biggest stars. The 5’11” stunner commands attention wherever she goes. Be it in one of her blockbuster hits or simply walking down the street, people always stop and take notice. But Kidman didn’t always look exactly like the gorgeous creature we have come to know and love. Unlike some stars who look the exact same decade to decade, Nicole has undergone drastic changes over time, rendering old photos of her almost unrecognizable. ...  View More
December 19, 2016 Jason

Aussie mom recreates cartoon characters with healthy organic food

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Laleh Mohmedi is a mom living in Melbourne, Australia who is crafting cute cartoon characters to encourage her son to eat healthy organic food. "One day I decided to make my son's spelt pancake into a lion. He absolutely loved it and that's how Jacob's Food Diaries was born". Her artworks includes a stuffed roasted chicken featuring "Carl" from UP, as well as organic eggs and avocado on toast with capsicum starring "Mike" from Monsters Inc in a Santa Claus costume. For regular updates, you can ...  View More
December 6, 2016 Megan

Watch: Australian man punches kangaroo in the face to save his dog

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The camera closes in on a bizarre scene of the kangaroo strangling a dog. The kangaroo has got it in a proper headlock and there’s no escaping its vice-like grip. Then, out of nowhere, a man is seen dashing toward the huge mammal. He’s heard shouting out for “Max” and tells him to “come here.” The kangaroo drops the dog and squares-up to the man. They both raise their fists as they prepare to engage in battle. Before the kangaroo even has a chance to box, the man lands a huge punch ...  View More
December 4, 2016 Megan

Breastfeeding Barbie by Aussie doll artist and mom Betty Strachan

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Brisbane, Australia-based mom Betty Strachan believes the key to erasing the stigma around breastfeeding is education. That’s why she’s created a breastfeeding doll for kids: ”The decision to make a breastfeeding doll didn’t come consciously. I’m a member of a mothers’ group that’s comprised of very lovely and supportive women. I remember one day, I was drawing the new face on a Barbie doll, and she just seemed to be the embodiment of the entire group. So I mimicked the positioning ...  View More
December 1, 2016 Joshua

Aussie hero Daniel McConnell chased down a man in his undies

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Daniel, Australian of the Year! Daniel for PM! Australian man Daniel McConnell wearing nothing but his underwear chased an unlicensed driver down the street after he collided with his "mate's mum's fish and chip shop": “I jumped out of bed, all I had was me undies on ... I’ve walked out the front and I’ve seen the bloke walking back to the car and so I’ve walked outside and said ‘what are you doing mate? You can’t be leaving the scene’.” The driver told him “don’t be a ...  View More
November 24, 2016 Jason

The dripping ink portraits of women on vintage books by Loui Jover

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Loui Jover is an artist based in Queensland, Australia who creates eye catching portraits of women by using pen and dripping ink on vintage book pages. His hyper-realistic style and lines of words inserted in the middle of faces give a one of a kind meaning and back story to his art and show the complicated emotions on a woman’s face. The ink drops are just at the right places to depict the flow of tears silently falling on a woman’s face. The deliberate use of vintage book paper adds a ...  View More
November 20, 2016 Jason

Watch: Wedge-tailed eagle attacks mining giant drone in Australia

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There's a curious battle going on in the skies in Western Australia's Goldfields: Wedge-tailed eagle vs giant drones. Surveyor Rick Stevens is using Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) to survey land, capturing large-scale, high-resolution images that can then be superimposed with detailed computer-generated plans of upcoming mining operations. Unfortunately, the wedge-tailed eagles seem to see the UAVs as a major threat to their turf. Stevens has lost 9 UAVs systems thus far —even after painting ...  View More
November 18, 2016 Jason
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