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Australia, Oceania
A fossil enthusiast discovered the 30cm tooth – the largest ever found in Australia – belonging to a giant predatory sperm whale with immense teeth said to have been used to hunt other whales.
Yahoo! News
 | Archaeology
April 21, 2016
Australia, Oceania
Animal Planet's River Monsters captures suspenseful encounters with dangerous sea creatures, but during a recent shoot, the crew came face-to-face with something they never expected to see.
Inside Edition
 | Stories
April 18, 2016
New Zealand, Oceania
The breakout at the National Aquarium of New Zealand in Napier, which has captured the imagination of New Zealanders and made headlines around the world, apparently began when Inky slipped through a small gap at the top of his tank.
NY Times
 | Stories
April 13, 2016
Australia, Oceania
The spider can sit under water for up to an hour and can kill and eat insects, fish and even cane toads at least three times its size. But apparently (and thankfully) they’re not dangerous to humans.
Mashable
 | Science
March 09, 2016
Australia, Oceania
The study [...] challenges a previous theory that suggested an influx of people from India into Australia around 4-5 thousand years ago.
Interrete
 | Archaeology
March 03, 2016
Australia, Oceania
The closest potentially habitable planet ever found is just 14 light-years away. That’s 126 trillion kilometres from Earth.
Science Alert
 | Space
December 19, 2015
Australia, Oceania
The Jack Hills in Western Australia contain rare relics of Earth's early history—tiny zircon crystals that formed more than 4 billion years ago. Now, scientists say these crystals may also hold important clues about the history of life.
ScienceMag
 | Archaeology
October 22, 2015
Solomon Islands, Oceania
The team were filming a piece on biofluorescence in coral and small sharks off the coast of the Solomon Islands, when they stumbled upon a neon glowing sea turtle.
Metro
 | Science
September 29, 2015
Australia, Oceania
An Australian photographer has captured a rare moment of animal communion with a shot of a fur seal surfing a humpback whale off the New South Wales coast.
BBC
 | Entertainment
September 17, 2015
New Zealand, Oceania
Finnian Galbraith says that many people in New Zealand have stopped making the effort to say Maori words and names properly.
BBC
 | Society
July 26, 2015
Australia, Oceania
The Rings are massive, in good condition and under cover they could be used for igloo type buildings.
New Zealand, Oceania
While the project stemmed more from necessity than hobby, the result was anything but hardship-living.
Shine
 | Stories
April 03, 2015
Australia, Oceania
In a project that began as a personal journey, but turned into one for their audience, the couple spanned 30 countries across six continents.
Mashable
 | Travel
April 01, 2015
New Zealand, Oceania
A writer discovers a world of natural splendor beyond the urban jungle of New Zealand's largest city.
National Geographic
 | Travel
April 01, 2015
Australia, Oceania
The system is already turning heads both for the energy it produces, as well as the pollution it doesn't.
GOOD
 | Environment
March 30, 2015
Tonga, Oceania
Located off the coast of Tonga, the island started forming after a volcano exploded underwater and then expanded creating a mile long, cone-shaped formation.
Daily Mail
 | Science
March 13, 2015
Australia, Oceania
In the mid-1960s, Australian athlete Reg Spiers found himself stranded in London with no money to buy a plane ticket home. Desperate to get back to Australia in time for his daughter's birthday, he decided to post himself in a wooden crate.
BBC
 | Stories
March 09, 2015
Australia, Oceania
A schoolboy from rural Victoria returned home yesterday to find a furry carjacker behind the wheel of the family Land Rover.
9news
 | Stories
February 25, 2015
Australia, Oceania
If microplastic pollution increases on the Great Barrier Reef, corals could be negatively affected as their tiny stomach cavities become full of indigestible plastic.
Yahoo
 | Environment
February 25, 2015
Australia, Oceania
If you're bored with the same old hotel experience, a trip to Australia's Jamala Wildlife Lodge may be in order.
Business Insider
 | Travel
February 16, 2015
Australia, Oceania
Alfie picked up the hobby over 80 years ago, when his sister-in-law handed him a pair of needles and some wool and asked the man to knit a jumper for her baby boy.
People
 | Stories
February 13, 2015
Australia, Oceania
Approximately 11% of Australia's 273 native land mammal species have gone extinct in the past 200 years, and an additional 21% are threatened with extinction today.
Mic
 | Environment
February 12, 2015
Tonga, Oceania
The before-and-after images, from the Pleiades satellite, give a clear picture of how far the ash spread.
Popular Science
 | Science
January 29, 2015
Australia, Oceania
In the first seven hours after the campaign's launch, the site had already received more than 5,000 applications.
CNN
 | Stories
January 28, 2015
Australia, Oceania
The park where the ban will apply almost totally overlaps with an expanse designated as a World Heritage Area.
RTE
 | Environment
January 25, 2015
Australia, Oceania
UNESCO is threatening to downgrade the GBR to the World Heritage 'In Danger' list.
Maptia
 | Environment
January 15, 2015
Australia, Oceania
Fears that summer heat waves will be a silent killer drives moves to get Melbourne's vulnerable into cooler places.
The Guardian
 | Stories
January 08, 2015
Australia, Oceania
In a climate of fear and uncertainty, Australians have banded together to show their support for the Muslim population.
The Sydney Morning Herald
 | Society
December 16, 2014
World, Europe, Asia, Africa, North America, South America, Oceania
Some may come from spectacular gestures, but each shares an underlying ethos of citizens creatively engaging with their surroundings.
GOOD
 | Travel
December 09, 2014
France, Australia, United Kingdom, Hong Kong, United States, Japan, Canada, South Korea, Asia, Europe, Oceania, North America
QS has compiled a league table based on factors including affordability, desirability, academic standards and job prospects.
The Guardian
 | Society
November 27, 2014
Australia, Oceania
They wanted to send a message to Tony Abbott and G20 leaders ahead of the 2014 summit.
RT
 | Environment
November 16, 2014
World, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Africa, Oceania
Among most nations, hard work ranks behind having a good education and connections.
Quartz
 | Society
October 31, 2014
World, United States, North America, South Korea, Asia, Spain, Europe, Australia, Oceania
Did you know that Quentin Tarantino owns his own cinema?
Oddee
 | Travel
October 26, 2014
New Zealand, Oceania
Scientists predict the odds of another magnitude-8 earthquake in the next 50 years are 28%.
Yahoo
 | Innovation
October 22, 2014
Oceania
The mystery of Easter Island now extends to its 1,920 km distant neighbor island.
WNDR
 | Archaeology
October 20, 2014
World, Africa, Asia, North America, South America, Europe, Oceania, China, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Ukraine, Brazil, Turkey, India, Israel, Pakistan, Lebanon, Malaysia, France
As you can guess, what scares Westerners is not on par with the rest of the world.
Quartz
 | Society
October 19, 2014
Australia, Oceania
"Her whole body is scarred and peeling, she has been through a lot."
MSN
 | Stories
October 15, 2014
United States, North America, Africa, Europe, Oceania, World
While 4000 died in Africa, it seems Westerners care more about a single case.
Mic
 | Society
October 15, 2014
World, United States, France, India, Afghanistan, Ukraine, Russia, Niger, Iraq, Burma, Czech Republic, Australia, Haiti, China, Mexico, Chile, Canada, Egypt, Norway, Japan, Middle East, Pakistan, Turkey, South Africa, Asia, Africa, Europe, North America, South America, Oceania
From 9/11 to the Ukrainian revolution, we've come a long way since Y2K.
Distractify
 | Photography
October 13, 2014
World, Argentina, Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, France, Germany, United Kingdom, Hungary, India, Japan, Mexico, Russia, Spain, South Korea, Sweden, South Africa, Asia, North America, Europe, Africa, South America, Oceania
Want to know how people deal with the environment nowadays?
National Geographic
 | Environment
October 05, 2014
World, United Kingdom, Europe, United States, North America, Australia, Oceania, Portugal
From sleepers to trailers and caravans, there's plenty of options to choose from.
Messynessychic
 | Travel
October 04, 2014
Australia, Oceania
Oliver Buckworth was kicked out of a Tigerair flight because of his suspicious notepad.
Metro
 | Stories
September 29, 2014
World, North America, United States, Canada, Cuba, Asia, Singapore, Australia, Japan, Monaco, Sweden, Denmark, Europe, Oceania
CNN iReport has investigated netizens and came up with pretty interesting results.
CNN
 | Society
September 11, 2014
Australia, Oceania
The deep-sea of Australia could preserve descendants from 500 million years ago.
Huffington Post
 | Science
September 05, 2014
World, Asia, North America, South America, Africa, Europe, Oceania
Globalization is to blame, as declines are strongly linked to economic growth.
Mic
 | Society
September 04, 2014
World, Norway, Vietnam, Kenya, Europe, Asia, Africa, Denmark, New Zealand, Oceania, Japan, Spain, France, Central African Republic
Some do it right, some do it wrong, but pygmy fathers take the crown.
Global Post
 | Society
August 18, 2014
Australia, Oceania
The sixth annual Vivid Sydney festival just opened. And yes, it's full of colors.
CNN
 | Travel
May 27, 2014