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Netflix Hits Australia, New Zealand March 24

Netflix Hits Australia, New Zealand March 24

By Josh Wolford March 2, 2015

We’ve known Netflix was readying its launch in Australia and New Zealand with March in mind, and today the company has announced a specific date. Netflix will land in Australia and New Zealand on March 24. “Many Aussies and Kiwis …

Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand Launch Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand Launch

Netflix announced that it will launch in Australia and New Zealand in March. The launch has been anticipated for a long time, but in recent weeks, we’ve seen talk of its inevitability ramp up. Now it’s official. Netflix said in …

Kim Kardashian Lands In Australia, Promotes Perfume

Kim Kardashian, who recently tried to “break the internet” with her nude photos for Paper magazine, has landed in Melbourne. The celebrity is in Australia to launch her new perfume, Fleur Fatale, which will launch in Australia next month. Kardashian …

Christmas Lights World Record Coming to Australia

Christmas lights are a time-honored tradition that illustrate the decadence of the holiday season and can often help brighten up otherwise dreary winter days. It may come as a shock to some Americans, then, to learn that an Australian holds …

Netflix Reportedly Gearing Up for Australian Launch Netflix Reportedly Gearing Up for Australian Launch

It looks like Netflix is readying its push into the land down under. Australian news site Mumbrella is reporting that Netflix has tapped both a creative and a social media marketing agency to help the company’s move to the country. …

Ku Klux Klan Garb Used To Protest Burqa

In protest of the repeal of an interim rule requiring people with facial coverings such as burqas to be seated separately from the public galleries, one Australian protester wore a Ku Klux Klan hood in Parliament. The protester was accompanied …

Klu Klux Klan In Australia? America's Legacy

When looking for an outfit as part of an anti-Muslim protest at the Australian Parliament House, one man opted for a Klu Klux Klan uniform. He was (of course) indignant that he and his fellow protesters were subjected to a …

First Guy to Buy an iPhone 6 Is a Huge Butterfingers First Guy to Buy an iPhone 6 Is a Huge Butterfingers

Today’s the day for Apple fanatics. Those who chose not to pre-order the new iPhones are have been standing in lines across the world for hours – oftentimes overnight – just to get their hands on the coveted devices on …

Kanye West “Doing Fine” After Health Scare

Kanye West had a bit of a health scare while touring in Australia on Wednesday. The rapper was rushed to the emergency room at Epworth Hospital in Richmond, Melbourne for a migraine that developed after a basketball game and just …

Amazon Coins Expanded To Two More Countries Amazon Coins Expanded To Two More Countries

Amazon Coins (not to be confused with Amazon’s recently launched store for collectable coins) is expanding into Japan and Australia. The virtual currency was launched last year, and the company says customers have already spent hundreds of millions of Amazon …

Swine Flu Epidemic Hits Australia

In 2009, the World Health Organization classified the H1N1 strain of influenza, more commonly referred to as swine flu, as a Phase 6 pandemic, the highest rating possible for such a virus. Thankfully, the pandemic only lasted slightly longer than …

Flight 370 Search: Dutch Firm Hired to Investigate

It has been almost exactly five months since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 (MH370) crashed somewhere along its route from Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Beijing, China. In the frantic search conducted immediately following the plane’s disappearance, scientists and investigators found essentially …

Australian Couple Ditches Baby With Thai Surrogate

An Australian couple who paid a Thai surrogate to carry their twin babies left one near Bangkok after finding out the boy had Down’s Syndrome and a congenital heart condition. The couple returned to Australia with a healthy girl. Pattaramon …

‘Snapchat’ Drug Is Sending People to the Hospital ‘Snapchat’ Drug Is Sending People to the Hospital

Police in Darwin, Northern Territory Australia have had to issue an official drug warning over a new amphetamine pill that bears the Snapchat logo and is sending people to the hospital. The drug, street named Snapchat due to the Snapchat …

Keith Urban, Nicole Kidman Marriage ‘Strained’

Perhaps distance does not make the heart grow fonder. There have been a slew of celebrity couples blaming marital woes on distance. Nicole Kidman and Keith Urban are the latest couple whose marriage is reportedly under strain because of distance. …

Instagram Ads Going Global ‘Later This Year’ Instagram Ads Going Global ‘Later This Year’

On the heels of what the company is calling a very successful ad rollout in the US, Instagram has announced that they plan on taking their new ads global very soon. According to Instagram, they will build on their “momentum” …

Human Remains Found In Crocodile

On Sunday, Australian police made a shocking discovery inside a large crocodile. During a search for a 62-year-old man, who was believed to have been snatched from his boat at Kakadu National Park, authorities shot and killed two saltwater crocodiles …