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Get your tissues 'cos Steve Irwin's son is basically a mini-Steve on 'Tonight Show'

Get your tissues 'cos Steve Irwin's son is basically a mini-Steve on 'Tonight Show' Um, does the Irwin family have access to some kind of underground cloning technology?Because Robert Irwin, the late Steve Irwin's son, is the spitting image of his dad down to the khaki shorts and endless enthusiasm.

Watch a clever comedy duo imagine what fighting Trump IRL might be like

Watch a clever comedy duo imagine what fighting Trump IRL might be like The Umbilical Brothers are a pair of physical comedians, who've been performing live on television (in their homeland of Australia and beyond) for 20 odd years.Well, they just made their debut appearance on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Friday night.

Frugal guy escapes burning bus, then returns to 'tap off' his travel card, and fair enough

Frugal guy escapes burning bus, then returns to 'tap off' his travel card, and fair enough But public transport investigators in Australia's Sydney were stunned to find that one of 22 passengers escaping a bus fire last September, went back to the flaming bus try and "tap off," according to Fairfax Media.CCTV footage discovered the passenger making their way to the bus, risking their life to ensure they wouldn't be slammed with the higher charge.

Here's a bunch of politicians 'dancing' to Daft Punk, and you're welcome

Here's a bunch of politicians 'dancing' to Daft Punk, and you're welcome When Daft Punk shook up the music world with their brand of French house music in the '90s, they were a revelation.Two decades on, they're one of the most popular electronic dance music acts on the globe.

'Netflix Cheaterz' is the most relatable made-up reality show ever

'Netflix Cheaterz' is the most relatable made-up reality show ever Who doesn't love the occasional dose of ultra trashy television?Of course, long-running hidden camera series Cheaters is right up there with the finest.

Thirsty presenter can't hide his strong feelings for Chris Hemsworth

Thirsty presenter can't hide his strong feelings for Chris Hemsworth No matter how professional we might want to appear, sometimes cracks show up in our polished exterior.Particularly when faced with a human being as glorious as Chris Hemsworth.

Waitress evicts huge, pesky goanna that snuck into her restaurant

Waitress evicts huge, pesky goanna that snuck into her restaurant According to ABC News, Lila was serving diners at Mimosa Wines on the south coast of New South Wales, Australia, when one of the customers pointed to a goanna on the deck.I thought it was big dog," Lila told the news outlet.

VR may be hyped, but it'll take 'maybe a decade' to become mainstream

VR may be hyped, but it'll take 'maybe a decade' to become mainstream Despite burying us up to our neck in hype, the virtual reality industry is off to a very slow start.Apparently, VR hardware penetration in Australia will only reach 25.

Comic's powerful story about Islamophobia will inspire you to stay active online

Comic's powerful story about Islamophobia will inspire you to stay active online An Australian reality TV show might not be the first place you'd expect to hear a message of inclusivity and acceptance, but thanks to comedian Nazeem Hussain, here we are.The future Bill Nye Saves the World correspondent took the time to explain his family's reaction to the Lindt Cafe siege, a 2014 hostage crisis in which a gunman hastily pledged allegiance to ISIS and murdered two civilians.

Days after a blistering heatwave, it's now snowing Down Under

Days after a blistering heatwave, it's now snowing Down Under Less than two weeks ago that much of the country endured days of relentless heatwaves, leading to temperatures of around 45 degrees Celsius (113 degrees Fahrenheit) along the eastern coast.Now fast forward to Sunday, and it was snowing in the Victorian alpine areas of Mount Hotham, Falls Creek and Mount Buller.

Rural working men are finding wellbeing on grassroots Facebook pages

Rural working men are finding wellbeing on grassroots Facebook pages In some states, FIFO's impact is widespread.He's also built an app called YFronts that aims to help men working FIFO jobs with health education.

This awkward TV kiss will make you want to curl up and die

This awkward TV kiss will make you want to curl up and die Dating shows are full of deliciously awkward moments, and that's why we can't get enough.A recent episode of Australia's Married At First Sight (yes, it's a real show in which people get married.

Police call BS on Egg the stolen pug story and the internet is in shambles

Police call BS on Egg the stolen pug story and the internet is in shambles It was just so tragic: An innocent pug, ripped violently from his owner's arms.The story sent the internet into a tailspin, but now the police seem to think it doesn't add up.

There's not enough medical marijuana in Australia, so it's speeding up imports

There's not enough medical marijuana in Australia, so it's speeding up imports The change is intended to counter delays for patients prescribed medicinal cannabis, who currently have to rely on "case by case" imports from overseas.He estimated that "within 8 weeks, possibly sooner" Australia will have a store of imported medicinal cannabis ready to go.

Miss World contestant in wheelchair hopes to make catwalk 'inclusive and fair'

Miss World contestant in wheelchair hopes to make catwalk 'inclusive and fair' In an ivory gown, Australian woman Justine Clarke, 26, turned heads at the South Australian state final of Miss World Australia on Sunday.She also broke boundaries, becoming one of the few women to have competed in a beauty pageant while using a wheelchair.

Rich people deserve more nice things, so here's a bowling alley just for them

Rich people deserve more nice things, so here's a bowling alley just for them Then boy are you in luck, because a bowling alley in Melbourne, Australia has popped up that will set you back at least A$10,000 ($7,691) for a mere three hours-worth of play.Of course, you're also in luck generally, because you've got A$10,000 to blow on absolutely nothing.

Margot Robbie's new ride looks straight out of the future

Margot Robbie's new ride looks straight out of the future It's loosely based off the company's DeltaWing racer, which debuted at the 24 Hours of Le Mans race in 2012.There are only two BladeGliders in the world, and the car hits 100 km/h (0-60 mph) in under five seconds.

Can everyone quit hanging out with dolphins while we're stuck in the office?

Can everyone quit hanging out with dolphins while we're stuck in the office? Here's a request: Please stop posting videos of incredible encounters with wildlife in stunning locations while we're working 9 to 5.Take Luke Taylor, who caught vision of these dolphins hanging out at Tallow Beach, near Byron Bay, Australia on Feb.

Gentle koala investigating his carer's arm is what dreams are made of

Gentle koala investigating his carer's arm is what dreams are made of You have to love the story of an orphan made good, right?After a bit of TLC, Dust has become quite the curious and affectionate koala, giving its carer little sniffs and kisses.