Wednesday, October 17

Tag: Australia

The Residents Of This Australian Town Live Underground For A Very Good Reason. So Smart.

The Residents Of This Australian Town Live Underground For A Very Good Reason. So Smart.

NEWS
The below photos are not, as you might assume, pictures of the desert planet of Tatooine in a galaxy far, far away.  They are actually from Coober Pedy, which is a town that sits in the baking sun of the Australian desert.  The almost 2,000 people smartly decided to build their homes as caves under the earth to shield themselves from the sometimes over 120°F heat. Here is a bedroom. I guess if you ever feel cramped you can just grab a shovel and dig a closet or two. Although these homes look hard to construct, they actually cost the same as any surface level home in the area. The 'cool' thing about living underground is that the caves always remain the same temperature, el...
After Biting Into A Drumstick, He Saw Something So Nasty He Could Hardly Believe It

After Biting Into A Drumstick, He Saw Something So Nasty He Could Hardly Believe It

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We've all been there: You're in a rush to get home and there's no food in the house, so you stop for something quick. When Australian man Reiner Marco bought a KFC meal, he sat down to eat it about 30 minutes later. When he bit into one of the drumsticks, he was revolted to find maggots crawling around inside. He filmed the incident in all its disgusting glory. Marco told the Daily Mail he "just wanted to let the public know that this can happen and to look twice before eating food from a restaurant, not only from KFC." Read More: What This Woman Sees On Her Son's Fried Chicken Is Beyond Disgusting KFC says it's unlikely the maggots entered the chicken in the store, citing food handling precautions and the way KFC chicken is made. This is far ...
This Is Entire Hospital Is Solely For WHAT? It’s So Strange That It’s Cute.

This Is Entire Hospital Is Solely For WHAT? It’s So Strange That It’s Cute.

Science
Do you love bats? Do you love hospitals? ...even if you're not particularly fond of either, you'll probably like the Tolga Bat Hospital in Atherton, Australia. Volunteers at the hospital take care of sick and injured bats. They prepare food, feed the bats, clean them and make these little guys feel special and loved while they're on the mend. If you don't have the time to commit to volunteering at the hospital, you can always swing by for a visit. The hospital is open year round and will let you view the feeding session that takes place between 3 pm and 6 pm. Still not sold on the idea of heading to a bat hospital? Take a look at what you're missing. Tolga Bat Hospital. LOST AT E MINOR Aww, how can anyone not like the...
Watch These Aussie Construction Workers Accost Women…With Compliments!

Watch These Aussie Construction Workers Accost Women…With Compliments!

CULTURE
The marketing team for Snickers Australia (which presumably sells candy bars that are exactly like Snickers except when you throw them they come back to you) decided to make a fun little take on their "You're not you when you're hungry" campaign. They had city construction workers yell to women all the sexy, sexy things they want to do to the current state of gender dynamics. See the whole video below: I want to see their boss be like, "Dammit boys, stop empowering women with your supportive words and get back to work...
When Digging In Their Garden, They Found Something That Sent Chills Down Their Spines

When Digging In Their Garden, They Found Something That Sent Chills Down Their Spines

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It's never fun to have construction done on your house... Workmen are tromping around, loud noises are expected, and something always makes the job last longer than it should. Like, say...human remains.While that might be a little bit of a reach for most home improvement projects, that's just what happened to one Australian family. When their house needed some foundation work, they brought in some heavy equipment to dig out their front yard. Reddit / hobartcatcafe But when the dog got involved, she uncovered something a bit...unexpected. Reddit / hobartcatcafe Skull fragments! Reddit / hobartcatcafe After further inspection, more pieces tur...
People Came Across This Monstrosity In Australia And Thought It Was An Alien

People Came Across This Monstrosity In Australia And Thought It Was An Alien

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I don't know about you, but I'm constantly amazed by the diversity of our planet. It seems like every week I'm learning about another animal that I previously had no idea existed. Though it shouldn't come as a surprise, seeing as there are over 15,000 new species reported every year, I'm still caught off guard by unfamiliar creatures that sometimes appear almost alien-like. These friends definitely know what I mean. When they visited a beach in Queensland, Australia, they ran into something they just couldn't identify. Its appearance was so strange that they wondered whether it was even from this planet. I have to admit that it is pretty freaky looking. Read More: The Kissing Bug May Look Harmless, But Its Bite Can Kill You However, it is actuall...
What She Found Invading Her Home At 4 A.M. Is Pure Nightmare Fuel

What She Found Invading Her Home At 4 A.M. Is Pure Nightmare Fuel

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What would you do if you woke up to a giant python slithering across your bed? If you're anything like myself...or, well, any sane person, you'd find the news to be just a little bit shocking. But for Australians? Not so much. Those who live down under play by their own rules of creepy and crawly. That being said, the event in that first sentence actually did just happen to a woman in Queensland, Australia...and the pictures? Well, they're 100 percent straight-up terrifying! This is the scene that Trina Hibberd, from Mission Beach, Queensland, Australia, woke up to in her guest bedroom earlier this week. What you're seeing there is a 16-foot, 66-pound python invading her home! Facebook / Trina Hibberd ...
This Is The World’s Deadliest Jellyfish And It Can Do Some Serious Damage

This Is The World’s Deadliest Jellyfish And It Can Do Some Serious Damage

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Now that summer is almost here, you're probably gearing up for at least one beach adventure. We all know that the ocean (and by extension, the beach) can be a place full of terrifying creatures. One of the most notable is the jellyfish. Now, jellyfish come in a variety of shapes and sizes and their sting's potency can vary, too, but bottom line? They're all pretty horrible. However, if coming across a few is unavoidable, which ones should you be truly concerned about? That would be the Irukandji jellyfish... The Irukandji is an incredibly small jelly, but it also happens to be the deadliest in the world. You also don't have to be near them to be stung because they can fire their stingers at prey or what they perceive to be attackers. Wikipedia ...
Top 8 Most Googled Countries in the World

Top 8 Most Googled Countries in the World

World
Google, the most popular search engine, is often the first place we go to while trying to get information about any country, be it for general knowledge, getting to know economics or businesses, or cultures or for travel purposes. We list the ‘most Googled countries in the world’ which might have nothing in common with each other but are definitely sort after by people on the web. Luxembourg At the top of the list for the most Googled countries is Luxembourg, a small country in Western Europe, which attracts tourists due to its old buildings and cultural areas. Also the Grand Duke of Luxembourg is the last one in the world. Singapore A small country in Southeast Asia, Singapore has to its credit rustic buildings, gardens, amusement parks, technological inventions and advance