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UberEATS is delivering alcohol now, but probably not in the way you were hoping

UberEATS is delivering alcohol now, but probably not in the way you were hoping UberEATS is finally doing what many of us have been thinking: They're beginning to bring booze straight to our door.Uber's food delivery service will now ply you with alcohol in Melbourne, Australia, from this Friday.

This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible

This formula explains why NYC is great for ride-sharing and Sydney is terrible The ebb and flow of a city may feel entirely unique, but it turns out there are universal laws that may govern the chaos of your commute.And no, not Uber's version of ride-sharing — basically a glorified taxi service — but actual car trips shared between strangers.

Adele fans are bidding on a bag of air from her concert

Adele fans are bidding on a bag of air from her concert Everyone loves Adele, it's a given.But even the world's most adorable Brit herself would call this loving yet entrepreneurial gesture a bit, you know, much.

Geez, this forearm-sized shrimp will take up most of your barbie

Geez, this forearm-sized shrimp will take up most of your barbie Here's a shrimp that'll require a pretty big barbie on which to throw it.And it just so happens to be as large as a human forearm and weighs 300 grams (10 oz).

Australian Senator Chastises Rating Board, Urges it to "Leave Gamers Alone"

Australian Senator Chastises Rating Board, Urges it to "Leave Gamers Alone" Australian Senator David Leyonhjelm has a simple message for the country's Classification Board.Last week, the Australian Classification Board refused to classify Outlast 2, effectively banning it from sale in the country.

Purist vs Purest - The Classification and Censorship of Video Games in Australia

Purist vs Purest - The Classification and Censorship of Video Games in Australia Further, he stated that Australian laws regarding video games are made by people who have no understanding of the medium.Like film, many video games expose the player to a range of situations and, consequently, a range of emotions.

Australia Bans, Then Un-Bans Outlast 2

Australia Bans, Then Un-Bans Outlast 2 And only a few days later has backed down and said, oh, ok, the game is actually fine.The game’s local publisher told Press Start this morning that Outlast 2 is actually going on sale with a rating of 18+.

Drones are revolutionising dinosaur research by mapping giant footprints by air

Drones are revolutionising dinosaur research by mapping giant footprints by air With the Indian Ocean eating away at the rock, the red cliffs of the Kimberley have revealed hundreds of prehistoric footprints.Armed with drones and hand-held laser scanners, scientists are mapping the heavy tracks they left behind.

Mum accidentally sends her kid to school with vodka for lunch

Mum accidentally sends her kid to school with vodka for lunch Well it does have a colourful, fruity-looking package, just like kid's products.An unnamed woman from Queensland, Australia told Facebook that she accidentally sent her five-year-old daughter to school with a pouch of raspberry sorbet-flavoured vodka, because it kind of looked like her daughter's "frozen juice pouch.

Twitter turns a discriminatory hashtag (on a blank page) into LOLs

Twitter turns a discriminatory hashtag (on a blank page) into LOLs Don't hold a blank piece of paper to your computer screen, unless you really want to be made fun of.Among them was Australia's very own conservative politician Pauline Hanson, who hit up social media in a bid to try to convince people to get behind a Muslim ban.

Fans are obsessing over this image of Hailey Baldwin sitting on the toilet

Fans are obsessing over this image of Hailey Baldwin sitting on the toilet Fans of Hailey Baldwin are obsessing over the model (for a weirder-than-usual reason) right now, and it involves her method of sitting on the toilet.The fun started when Baldwin shared one of the covers, featuring her sitting on a toilet.

How to make Australian trolls angry: Tell them their country isn't real

How to make Australian trolls angry: Tell them their country isn't real Find it difficult to tell when something on the internet is a joke?17-year-old Shelley Floryd from Stockholm has been penning Facebook posts claiming "Australia is not real" and man, have they gone viral.

Australians are very bad at driving if this dash cam compilation's anything to go by

Australians are very bad at driving if this dash cam compilation's anything to go by And you'll see plenty of it, in Dash Cam Owners Australia's "March 2017 On The Road" compilation, which is part of an ongoing collection of the Facebook page's most dangerous — but also highly entertaining — cases of woeful driving or near-misses with risk-taking pedestrians.Just a warning, there's plenty of grunting and swearing from unhappy Australians in the video, but we think you'll find that's part of the hilarity of it all.

Drone versus a flying boomerang in accidental mid-air collision

Drone versus a flying boomerang in accidental mid-air collision If you've ever seen Indigenous Australia's most-famed hunting weapon, the boomerang, you'll know it's a solid piece of wood that can really pack a punch if it manages to hit you.They're meant to be for knocking down mammals, after all.

Outlast 2 Cleared for Australian Release With No Changes to the Game

Outlast 2 Cleared for Australian Release With No Changes to the Game Last week, the Australian Classification Board refused to classify Outlast 2, effectively banning the game from release in that country.At issue was a scene that the Board said contained "implied sexual violence" that "cannot be accommodated within the R18+ category.

UPDATED: Outlast 2 Cleared for Australian Release by Classification Board

UPDATED: Outlast 2 Cleared for Australian Release by Classification Board UPDATE: The Australian Classification Board has told IGN that at the request of the Australian distributor for Outlast 2, the report on the reclassification will not be released until March 25.We've reached out to Red Barrels to confirm this, and will update with any reply we receive.

Australian agency reverses ban on ‘Outlast 2’ after worldwide edit of challenged scenes

Australian agency reverses ban on ‘Outlast 2’ after worldwide edit of challenged scenes A week after Outlast 2 was refused a rating classification in Australia — effectively rendering the game illegal across the country — the Australian Classification Board has re-evaluated the upcoming horror game and reversed its decision.Speaking with Press Start, Red Barrels said, “Outlast 2 has been rated R18+ by the Classification Branch in Australia and will be released 26th April 2017.

I am so unreasonably jealous of this view of the southern lights

I am so unreasonably jealous of this view of the southern lights The northern and southern lights are probably the eeriest cosmic views available to us here on Earth, and 150 people on a flight from New Zealand learned that first-hand this week.The northern and southern lights are usually only visible in the high latitudes of our planet due to Earth's magnetic field.

PSA: Australia is only dangerous 'if you're a dumbass'

PSA: Australia is only dangerous 'if you're a dumbass' But it could've been avoided.My point is Australia can be dangerous, if you're a dumbass.

'The Melbourne Jacket' is kinda crazy, but so is Melbourne's weather

'The Melbourne Jacket' is kinda crazy, but so is Melbourne's weather The weather in Melbourne, Australia is notoriously erratic — you basically need to carry around your entire wardrobe just to cope.Currently seeking crowdfunding on Kickstarter, Tyler wants to make a jacket that can be adjusted as the weather changes.