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Google Maps labels dude's house as a pizzeria and now everyone wants pizza

Google Maps labels dude's house as a pizzeria and now everyone wants pizza So spare a thought for Michael McElwee from Darwin, Australia, whose house keeps being visited by randoms looking for pizza.It's all thanks to an error on Google Maps.

It's official: Amazon is hitting Australia and local competition is probably screwed

It's official: Amazon is hitting Australia and local competition is probably screwed com is already available to Australians, but with international shipping and long delivery times, it isn't a pleasant experience.company has allegedly been dubbed the "country killer" by analysts at Morgan Stanley, local retail competition is probably feeling a whole lot less optimistic right about now.

The internet is savaging the rhetoric of 'Australian values,' whatever those are

The internet is savaging the rhetoric of 'Australian values,' whatever those are Ask someone Down Under what "Australian values" are, and you're likely to get a bit of umming and ahhing.Even the country's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull couldn't pinpoint what exactly "Australian values" are on Wednesday, saying they're something for "public consultation.

Atlassian co-founder wasn't about to let this politician 'troll' him on TV

Atlassian co-founder wasn't about to let this politician 'troll' him on TV And co-founder and co-CEO of Australian startup Atlassian had to issue a Twitter-blow to the nation's immigration minister on Wednesday night, after the politician started running his mouth off.But because he's up there with Elon Musk when it comes to Twitter shade (that's why they love some banter), Cannon-Brookes didn't stop there.

This 420 hydroponic weed shopfront is all substance, no actual drugs

This 420 hydroponic weed shopfront is all substance, no actual drugs 420 day is here, and in light of the fact that it's still very illegal to smoke or possess cannabis in Australia, a pop-up protest with a difference has emerged.A retail storefront featuring hydroponic weed showed up on Thursday in Sydney's Kings Cross and  rather bold protest slash installation got the internet collective tongue wagging.

Huge snake falls through gym's ceiling because even indoors isn't safe

Huge snake falls through gym's ceiling because even indoors isn't safe So you think you're safe from snakes inside?On Thursday Vaughan received a text from her cleaner, informing her that she found a massive snake inside the gym.

Snooker Champion Says Video Game Addiction Hurt His Career

Snooker Champion Says Video Game Addiction Hurt His Career Australian snooker player Neil Robertson, a former world champion, has admitted that his form has dipped recently after he became addicted to playing games like League of Legends and FIFA.“I’ve been playing some video games, and end up playing it through the night.

Huge cult TV show 'Monkey' is getting a Netflix reboot and people have questions

Huge cult TV show 'Monkey' is getting a Netflix reboot and people have questions " The late '70s cult classic Japanese TV show is back, baby!According to the ABC, production is underway on the rebooted version of the kung-fu heavy show, called The Legend of Monkey, in New Zealand.

Newspaper succinctly trolls Trump's new pick for country ambassador

Newspaper succinctly trolls Trump's new pick for country ambassador It sure does sound like a dream job, except for the trolling.However, that hasn't stopped the Oceanic nation sledging their prospective new resident.

This calf was adopted by horse in an (adorable) case of mistaken identity

This calf was adopted by horse in an (adorable) case of mistaken identity We're all for interspecies friendship, but this one seems more of a case of mistaken identity.Maybe she needs a fresh opportunity in the calf.

Steve Irwin's son was on Jimmy Fallon again and this time he brought baby bears

Steve Irwin's son was on Jimmy Fallon again and this time he brought baby bears You sure do know the way to our hearts, Robert Irwin.The 13-year-old son of the late Crocodile Hunter, Steve Irwin, appeared The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon, and brought a whole bunch of critters along with him.

Adult Legoland fans are really angry they're not allowed in the kids playground

Adult Legoland fans are really angry they're not allowed in the kids playground Everyone loves Lego, but not everyone is allowed to enjoy the new Legoland Discovery Centre in Melbourne, Australia.The issue was discussed further on the center's Facebook page, which is now home to several scathing one-star reviews from dissatisfied adult Lego lovers who feel a deep sense of betrayal.

Amazon Confirms Full Australian Retail Operations

Amazon Confirms Full Australian Retail Operations Something that has been rumored for quite some time but never actually officially confirmed is Amazon's expansion into Australia, with a full retail operation including regional warehouses.Well the good news for all of us down under is that Amazon has now officially confirmed the news.

12-year-old stopped by police while trying to drive across Australia

12-year-old stopped by police while trying to drive across Australia Of all places, driving across Australia isn't something you'd do on a whim.Yet it was the plan for one kid, who was stopped by police after driving 1,200 kilometres (745 miles) from the country's east coast.

Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio at the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' audition

Margot Robbie slapped Leonardo DiCaprio at the 'The Wolf of Wall Street' audition In the case of Australian Margot Robbie, the actress was praised by director Martin Scorsese, the director of The Wolf of Wall Street — the film in which Robbie made her Hollywood breakthrough.But what really convinced Scorsese that Robbie was right for her part in The Wolf of Wall Street was her "unique audacity" — which, well, basically means her giving Leonardo DiCaprio one across the face.

Dear internet, Amber Heard and Elon Musk really want you to know they're a thing

Dear internet, Amber Heard and Elon Musk really want you to know they're a thing Amber Heard and Elon Musk might have been quietly seeing each other for a while, but now they're Instagram official, guys.Then they went to dinner with the film's director, James Wan, and executive producer, Rob Cowan, at local restaurant, Moo Moo.

Watch: Powerful Maori haka spreads support for veteran's mental health

Watch: Powerful Maori haka spreads support for veteran's mental health The haka is always a powerful show of Maōri culture and identity, but you can really feel the force in this one.Tuesday marked ANZAC Day, a day to commemorate Australians and New Zealanders who served and died in armed conflicts around the world.

Jerk cat tricks two owners into giving him double the love

Jerk cat tricks two owners into giving him double the love If you have a free-range feline, chances are you've become suspicious of your jerk cat's outdoor past times and with good reason.Or should we call him Crazy Horse?

Watch this 101-year-old woman casually win gold in a 100 metre dash

Watch this 101-year-old woman casually win gold in a 100 metre dash Haven't run a competitive race since high school?It's never too late to start again.