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Guinea pig police mascot is here to melt hearts and teach you about road safety

Guinea pig police mascot is here to melt hearts and teach you about road safety You're already used to the fuzz telling you about road safety, but what about a ball of fuzz?We're certainly a fan of what appears to be New Zealand Police's newest mascot, a guinea pig named Constable Elliot, who is also dressed as a cop.

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again

'Wootube' is the hit YouTube channel that's making math hella fun again For the past decade or so, there's been a decline in the number of mathematics students in high schools in Australia.But one teacher is giving new life to the subject through his thoroughly engaging YouTube tutorials is Eddie Woo, the man behind WooTube.

Just a terrifyingly large snake dragging a dead bearded dragon across the road

Just a terrifyingly large snake dragging a dead bearded dragon across the road In Australia, they don't say "dragging a dead deer up a hill.Bourke man, Andrew Hull, caught the venomous, terrifying creature crossing the road with something in its mouth on Saturday, and decided to start filming.

Watch Doug the Pug go full 'Moana' and be inspired by his chill vibes

Watch Doug the Pug go full 'Moana' and be inspired by his chill vibes There's a reason Doug the Pug is a celebrity dog, and yes, it probably has a lot to do with his ability to wear outfits without a fuss.But it also has to do with his adorable pug face and flat out ~chill~ demeanour.

'Orgasms of the Galaxy' are the new punny sex toys, inspired by a certain film

'Orgasms of the Galaxy' are the new punny sex toys, inspired by a certain film Guardians of the Galaxy 2 sounds exciting, sure, but these cosmic sex toys are promising to take you from excited to downright titillated.Dubbed "Orgasms of the Galaxy," the products a collection of dildos, penetrables and vibrators influenced by the Marvel films.

Gaze with jealousy upon the comfy sleep pods used by long-haul flight crews

Gaze with jealousy upon the comfy sleep pods used by long-haul flight crews Long-haul flights can be a pain at best, creating all sorts of weird sweating and mysterious aches for us mere mortals in economy.Except the flight attendants of course, who somehow manage to look preened and polished hours into a flight.

'Superstars of STEM' want to engage more women in science and here's how

'Superstars of STEM' want to engage more women in science and here's how Superstars of STEM is a new program by Science and Technology Australia that aims to smash the stereotypical portrait of people in science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM).The plan is to identify 30 superstar women currently in STEM, and work with them to create role models for young women and girls, and thus move towards equal representation in the media of men and women in STEM.

Spare a thought for the guy detained in U.S. for allegedly overstaying by 90 minutes

Spare a thought for the guy detained in U.S. for allegedly overstaying by 90 minutes An Australian guy has reportedly been detained in the US, after delays at the Canadian border meant he over-stayed his U.He was on a five-year visa, which stipulated he had to leave the country every six months.

Adorable Maori toddler charms the internet with passionate haka dance

Adorable Maori toddler charms the internet with passionate haka dance Say kia ora to the fiercest and cutest Maōri warrior the internet has ever seen.[love]" "I love this on so many levels.

In one quick video, this guy captures space lightning, meteors and Aurora Australis

In one quick video, this guy captures space lightning, meteors and Aurora Australis Photographing the southern (or northern) lights can be a tiresome eventful, involving hours of standing around late at night, hoping to land yourself the perfect shot of cosmic activity.Hence, we're pretty jealous of Australian photographer David Finlay, who in one night captured the Aurora Australis, a type of space lightning called "lightning sprites," plus meteors and regular lightning.

A vending machine is here to service all your odd musical emergencies

A vending machine is here to service all your odd musical emergencies If you're itching to screech out that cover of "Wonderwall," but have been left hanging by a broken string, this vending machine is for you.Clingan Guitar Tone in Melbourne, Australia, have launched their 24-hour vending machine, Tone Shop, stacked full of musical goodies.

Model's nude Instagram at a sacred site did not get a 'like' from the local people

Model's nude Instagram at a sacred site did not get a 'like' from the local people Playboy playmate Jaylene Cook is a native of New Zealand (or Aotearoa) but her latest Instagram post was not very sensitive to the Maōri people of her home country.The model summited Mount Taranaki — a 8,000-foot tall peak on the country's North Island — last weekend.

This politician laughed so hard watching 'Veep' he knocked himself out

This politician laughed so hard watching 'Veep' he knocked himself out What about laughing so hard you choke on sushi, knock yourself unconscious and wake up with a black eye?Graham Perrett is an Australian federal Labor MP and it turns out, a crazed Veep fan and an enjoy-er of many LOLs.

Australian Twitter communities are more diverse than you might think

Australian Twitter communities are more diverse than you might think 7 million Australian Twitter accounts in existence by early 2016, and captured the 167 million follower/followee connections between them.If all you ever see is food porn, perhaps you need to make some new connections.

Looking For Love As A Dark Souls Character On Tinder

Looking For Love As A Dark Souls Character On Tinder Black Iron Tarkus is one of the most badass characters in Dark Souls, but how would he fare in the modern dating world?These are the adventures of Black Iron Tarkus on Tinder.

Cute elderly newlyweds prove it's never too late for love

Cute elderly newlyweds prove it's never too late for love If you are currently sinking in despair about not being able to find "the one," please remember: love can come at any age, and particularly later in life.Just ask John and Hester Blackler, newlyweds who married at the age of 90 and 88, respectively.

Government Twitter accounts are debating 'Star Wars' politics and it's great

Government Twitter accounts are debating 'Star Wars' politics and it's great Not familiar with Australia's parliamentary system?All you need to know is that the people running its Twitter accounts seem to be massive Star Wars geeks.

Trump said Australia's healthcare is better, and Bernie Sanders can't stop laughing

Trump said Australia's healthcare is better, and Bernie Sanders can't stop laughing Over in New York, Donald Trump and Australia's Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull have been exchanging pleasantries, while trying to get everyone to forget about that phone call.We have a failing — I shouldn't say this to our great gentleman and my friend from Australia, because you have better healthcare than we do," Trump told Turnbull, referencing Australia's publicly-funded, universal healthcare system.

Roger the beefcake kangaroo might be getting his own town statue now

Roger the beefcake kangaroo might be getting his own town statue now They don't often get as muscly or as famous as Roger, the behemoth 'roo who resides at the Kangaroo Sanctuary in Alice Springs, Australia.The prominent marsupial is known for crushing metal buckets, and well, being really buff.