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Crime

Crime

Australian Arrested In Worldwide Child Porn Dark Web

2 min read

Hundreds of arrests have been made worldwide, including in Australia, as authorities dismantle a global child porn ring operating out of South Korea,

Crime

Crime

Child Victim Of Online Chat Room Sex Predator Speaks Out To Keep Others Safe

1 min read

Alicia Kozakiewicz became friends with someone she thought was a 13-year-old boy in an online chatroom, but when she went to meet him she was kidnapped and held in a sex predator's basement in a horrifying ordeal.

National

National

The Internet Is Now Australia's Most Complained About Telco Service

4 min read

More than 43,000 complaints about Internet services were lodged by Australians in the last financial year.

World

World

Caroline Calloway: Influencer, Writer, Scam?

9 min read

Either you know who Caroline Calloway is, or you don't.

National

National

People Think This ABC Clip Of A Live-Streamed Car Crash Is Real

3 min read

A viral video currently doing the rounds shows a girl driving a car while live-streaming on Facebook.

National

National

Older Aussies Aren't As 'Behind The Times' As Some Think

2 min read

Stereotyping older Australians as being left behind by technology is both "unfounded" and "harmful", as new research finds many are active online. 

Tech

Tech

Company Spends Thousands On Flowers, Hoping To Get The Domain Name They Want

6 min read

Every day, a new bunch of flowers arrives at an office in Sydney, the latest installment in a campaign for a superannuation firm hoping to secure a domain name owned by someone else.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Line In Iggy Azalea's Song Spurs On Ridiculous New TikTok Challenge

1 min read

Walking in Christian Louboutins is hard enough, now people have gone to extreme lengths by taking everyday items and turning them into heels.

News

News

Record Numbers For 'Anthrocon', The Annual Meet-Up For Furries

2 min read

Record numbers of 'Furries' are attending Pittsburgh's Anthrocon convention this year.

News

News

Racist Mascot Tower Email Slams 'Dodgy' Jewish, Muslim Inspectors

3 min read

Exclusive: A vile and 'malicious' chain email has blamed "white Aussies" for the troubles plaguing the Mascot Tower, also levelling various racist claims against Muslims, Jews, Italians and Chinese people.

Good News

Good News

The Internet Has Some Surprisingly Wholesome Places, Here's Where To Find Them

4 min read

There are places online dedicated to communities that are reinforcing positivity, boosting self-esteem, and jumping in when things get hard.

World

World

CCTV Of 'Alien' Creature Walking Down Driveway 'Not Human'

1 min read

Don't believe in aliens? Well, this one is pretty hard to refute.

Good News

Good News

These Kangaroo Sanctuary Videos Are Delighting The Internet

3 min read

A Northern Territory kangaroo sanctuary is going viral after hopping on the social media bandwagon to the delight of millions of viewers around the world.

Kathy Parker

Kathy Parker

I Don't Know If The Government Is Spying On Me, But My Family Definitely Is

5 min read

Confession: I am terrified of technology.

Terrifying

Terrifying

This Creepy-Ass Doll Is Definitely Haunted And You Can't Convince Me Otherwise

2 min read

Haunted dolls have a special place in horror films.

National

National

This Australian's Viral Tumbling Stunts Have Reached 27 Million People

2 min read

In the past few days, more than 27 million people have watched a complication video of a man almost falling over, before bouncing up and walking away, unscathed.

Science

Science

People Are Losing Their Minds Over This Extremely Confusing Photo

2 min read

A photo cropping up in various Internet forums is making people frustrated and confused when they realise that they cannot name a single object in the scene.

Sorin Toma

Sorin Toma

Zuckerberg's Calls For Increased Oversight After Christchurch Could Be Fake News

4 min read

The evil Christchurch atrocity has not only reignited the issue of gun control, it’s again shone the spotlight on the power and lack of regulation of social media and the behemoth that is Facebook.

Tech

Tech

We Found Our Personal Data On The Dark Web. Is Yours There, Too?

3 min read

The little drips of personal data leaked from every major data breach—your name, email, phone number and mailing address—pool in a murky corner of the internet known as the dark web.

Life

Life

Drunk Shopping Is Actually A Billion Dollar Industry

3 min read

Turns out that when you're buying a zebra print onesie in a drunken shopping frenzy, you're probably not alone.

Entertainment

Entertainment

Tumblr Traffic Has Tanked Following Porn Ban

1 min read

It looks like Tumblr's ban on adult content has hit the platform hard (lol), with the site's traffic falling by close to 30 percent since December.

National

National

The National Library Is Archiving The Aussie Internet, And It's Hilarious

4 min read

Trying to forget the questionable choices you made in the 90s and early 2000s? The National Library's latest initiative won't let you.

World

World

Thousands Protest Against Russia's Plan To Unplug From The Internet

2 min read

Up to 15,000 demonstrators took to the streets of Moscow on Sunday to rally against tighter internet restrictions, in some of the biggest protests in the Russian capital in years.

The Project

The Project

Statement From NBN Co

1 min read

A spokesperson from NBN Co has provided the following statement.

Lifestyle

Lifestyle

Why Are People Throwing Cheese Slices At Their Babies?

2 min read

The latest internet trend has babies everywhere feeling extremely confused.

World

World

Why Russia Is About To Switch Off The Internet

2 min read

Russia is planning to briefly disconnect from cyberspace to test its cyber-defences.

World

World

Meet The Man Behind A Third Of What's On Wikipedia

1 min read

Steven Pruitt has made nearly three million edits on Wikipedia and written 35,000 original articles.

Life

Life

Boo, Social Media's Most Loved Dog, Has Died

1 min read

The fluffy pooch passed away in his sleep on January 19.

Life

Life

69 Of The Funniest Sex Toy Searches Of 2018

2 min read

Because nothing gets us going more than some "hate based lubricant", right?

National

National

The Little Clue On Shopping Sites That Can Help You Avoid Online Scams

1 min read

Last year, Australians lost more than $340 million to online scammers.

Life

Life

Aussies' NSFW Search Habits: Porn, Penises And Gay Husbands

5 min read

'OK Google, how big is my ...'

News

News

Which Celebrity Is The Most Dangerous To Search Online?

1 min read

Internet security company releases its annual list of stars to be careful of searching.

Tech

Tech

The Weirdest Things Aussies Have Googled Over The Years

3 min read

Can you cast your mind back to a time when your life was not dictated by Google?

World

World

Amazon Joins $1 Trillion Club And Its Not Stopping There

3 min read

And the online retail giant is on track to overtake Apple

Life

Life

This Trippy Door/Beach Photo Is The New Yanny Or Laurel

2 min read

Beach please, it's a door. Or is it???

News

News

The Terrifying New Cyber Trend That Targets Kids

5 min read

There is a new type of cyber bullying that will send a chill down your spine. Here's how to protect your kids.

Tech

Tech

Catfish Confessions: It's Not Just About Money

2 min read

It's often less about scamming money and more about being insecure and lonely.

Tech

Tech

Twitter Suspended 58 Million Accounts In Late 2017

1 min read

The move was part of the company's tough new stance on misinformation.

World

World

Hello Kitty Overload

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We aren't sure if most of these are officially Sanrio approved but we scoured the internet to find some of the strangest Hello Kitty themed items around.

World

World

Misery And Misogyny: The Danger Of Incels

6 min read

In a toxic corner of the Internet, there's a congregation of men bonding over a hatred of women and their anger that -- shockingly -- no one will sleep with them.