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Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand Launch

Netflix Readies Australia, New Zealand Launch

By Chris Crum November 19, 2014

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 …

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 …

Janelle Monae Ill, Tour With Kimbra Cancelled

Janelle Monae and Kimbra’s Golden Electric Tour is over. The remaining dates on the tour were cancelled via an announcement from Live Nation, citing Monae’s illness as the reason for the cancellation. The singer became ill upon her arrival in …

Conjoined Twins: One Body, Two Faces

Renee Young and Simon Howie, who already have seven other children, welcomed their twins, via emergency C-section, on Thursday, at Westmead Children’s Hospital in Sydney, Australia. While each and every birth is a special event, this birth was extra unique. …

Jordan Belfort: The Wolf of Wall St. Melts Down

The larger-than-life exploits of Jordan Belfort became the stuff of legend when brought to the big screen by Leonardo Dicaprio. The drugs, the hookers, the midgets, and the way Belfort swindled so many people out of their money was entertaining …

The Frog in the Fish: A Story of Hope

Let’s spoil the story first: the frog is okay, he lived, never underestimate the fighting spirit. You never know what you’re going to catch, whether it’s an old boot or General Sherman – trash and treasure hide under the seas. …

Huge Great White Shark Tagged In Australia

Great white sharks are the ultimate predators of the sea and creatures that many people fear. While great white sharks are only responsible for a small number of shark attacks, they are known as one of the largest and most …