Why the Somerton Man Endures As One of Australia's Most Fascinating Cold Cases


He’s one of the most famous figures in Australian history ... only because police can’t figure out who he was or what happened to him. On December 1, 1948, a man’s body was found propped up against a stone wall at Somerton beach. He had no identification whatsoever. »9/10/15 8:00pm9/10/15 8:00pm

These Ghoulish Crimes Inspired Ultra-Scary Aussie Horror Film Wolf Creek

Lots of horror films carry the not-so-subtle message that city slickers, especially good-looking youths thirsting for adventure, shouldn’t linger in the backwoods—including 2005 Australian entry Wolf Creek. It’s a gruesomely scary flick. And it was inspired by genuinely frightening real-life killers. »7/02/15 5:20pm7/02/15 5:20pm

A "Zombieroo" Terrorizes The Outback In This Ghoulishly Fun Short

A mysterious contaminant in an Australian town’s water supply unleashes delightful kangaroo zombie carnage in Waterborne, a nine-minute prequel to a planned feature film. This is good news, because after this short, you’ll be as hungry for more of that adorably lo-fi “zombieroo” as he is for brrraiiinnss.
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Unusually Buff Kangaroo Moves Into Australian Neighborhood

A kangaroo with unusually large muscles has recently taken up residence in a Brisbane suburb, prompting locals to ask, “Who’s this new stud in town?” The kangaroo is like, “Bro, do you even lift?” Resident Linda Hellyar almost ran into the animal when she was out walking her dogs one day. “He’s very intimidating. He’s… »5/24/15 12:18pm5/24/15 12:18pm

Learning From Australia's Drought Lessons to Avoid a Mad Max Future

The drought is no longer a California problem. The Colorado River, which supplies water to one-eighth of the country’s population, is reporting record low water levels due to overallocation. The US needs a little perspective when it comes to how bad this is going to get. Luckily we have one: Australia. »5/15/15 12:40pm5/15/15 12:40pm

Before You See Fury Road, Learn The Secrets of Mad Max And Road Warrior!

In case you missed it, here’s our awesome video about the original Max Max trilogy! Which jaw-dropping scene was so dangerous the stunt man refused food or drink for 12 hours beforehand, anticipating that he might have to rush into surgery right after? Watch, learn, and get even more hyped for Mad Max: Fury Road. »5/10/15 11:45am5/10/15 11:45am