Category Archives: Oceania

Quotable: Some random Icelander on daylight saving time

Three hours of sunlight a day? Yikes. No wonder this guy’s mad at the Aussies. Yes, it does get dark quickly this time of year in the northern latitudes. Especially around and above the Arctic Circle. (How close to it … Continue reading

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Pick-up shut-down: Canada and Germany fighting back against RSD

Julien Blanc’s infamous “choking girls” video, in which the PUA “coach”, of the firm RSD, gives racist “advice” on how to pick up women in Japan: Literally grab them by the throat and scare/embarrass the hell out of them, and … Continue reading

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Good news (and not so good) from Australia…

…courtesy the Angry Aussie, who knows how to say “fuckwit” with the perfect amount of juicy relish: Yikes, Australia…didn’t you just HAVE a catastrophic fire season? And now you’re having another? And your conservative politicians don’t want to accept it? … Continue reading

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(Not so) Stupid Sex Tricks: Take that, Robin Thicke!

Some Kiwi law students put together this parody, which is undoubtedly better than the (not so) original: Every bigot, shut up. Word!

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Things not so lulzy for LulzSec lately

Well, isn’t this awkward. Looks like the Australian police have busted a phony Peruvian for hacking the tweeter of a rather famous former bus driver: As is well known, in recent days, the Twitter account of then-candidate and now President … Continue reading

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A few random thoughts on cops, rape, and murder

Sampat Pal Devi leads a procession of the Gulabi Gang in India. Photo by Sanjit Das. Couple of quick questions, everyone: Remember Russell Williams? And the Balcony Rapist? The reason I ask is because this horrible rape/murder, which happened in … Continue reading

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Girl, look at that body!

He works out: This just keeps getting funnier every time I see it. Most of all because it’s true. It’s funny because he’s sexy, and he’s sexy because he’s funny. It’s like an endless positive feedback loop! And if the … Continue reading

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Piñera talks out of both sides of his mouth on nuclear power

Oh Chile…what have you elected? Surely this is not what you had in mind? While the debate on the use of nuclear energy grows around the world, Chilean president Sebastián Piñera confirmed that he will be signing an accord on … Continue reading

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Cops Behaving Badly: How NOT to get new recruits

Do I really need to elaborate on what’s wrong with this recruitment poster? Didn’t think so.

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Teh Ghey: Koalas haz it…

And Aussie scientists know all about it. Apparently it’s very commonplace among those cuddly critters: THE two koalas who stole the limelight from tennis great Andy Roddick with an enthusiastic mating session are both female.The same-sex marsupial couple is now … Continue reading

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