You’re welcome, World.
You’re welcome, World.
Nothing lifts a spirit more than spending some time down under.
We’ve adapted. We’ve changed. But everything isn’t upside down…
From the place that brought you a baby-eating dingo…
I wonder which way the toilets flush down here?
You may not actually be a world traveler, but you can globe-trot vicariously through the magic of Instagram. Earth is pretty, y’all.
Other than, you know, the date.
The Australian Capital Territory has hosted the nation’s first legal same-sex weddings. Australians all let us rejoice!
The ACT has become the first jurisdiction in Australia to legalise same-sex marriage. No hell broke loose, the sky did not fall in.
I, an ignorant American, just watched my first cricket match. Here’s what I took away from it.
The Australian Christian Lobby is a conservative political organisation that regularly campaigns against marriage equality. Their Facebook fanpage doesn’t exactly draw fans…
It involves brain-eating surfers and an undead dance party. Aussie band the John Butler Trio channel The Walking Dead in the video for their new single “Only One”.
Whoever said Americans have a lousy grasp of geography? God Bless the US education system (via Reddit).
If you’re scared of these hairy creatures, don’t go there. Seriously. Just don’t.
Plus stoned ghost hunters burn down a mansion, amazing man caves in rural Australia, and scientific explanation for why gamers can’t stop playing first-person shooters.
After tackling intense bushfires, NSW’s heroic fireies have another vital mission.
No matter your belief system, these sites of worship from all around the world are absolutely stunning to look at. (via saiko3p )
What Aussies think makes them Aussies. As tweeted via Twitter’s globally trending #youknowyoureaustralianwhen hashtag.
Kaleido Books in Perth, Australia really makes an art out of shop signage.
Australian high school leavers have begun a week of wild celebrations. School’s Out Forever! Slightly NSFW.
Or any tourist destination. It’s the price you pay.
If you’re getting a tat, make it patriotic. That’s the Australian way.
Snag but no BBQ? Nothing a little Aussie inventiveness can’t fix.
Three years ago, when Ian was was performing Waiting for Godot in Melbourne, he looked like this, and made a quick buck.
Plus a map that tracks every F-bomb on Twitter, the world’s first synthetic bladder, and two fossilized bugs caught in the act.
Those 1920s Aussie crimesters sure look sharp.
“Australia’s secrets have many places to hide. Uncover just one of them.”
This is what we imagine is going through the media mogul’s mind in the photos on his Tumblr page.
Wonder why pineapple makes your mouth feel weird?
It’s not easy being queen. Luckily, private school girl Ja’mie King has it all sorted out for you.