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Elise Cooper

Young seal thinks he's people; makes the public toilet his new home

A visitor to Devonport Mersey Vale Cemetery in Tasmania got a bit of a shock trying to use the public bathrooms when they discovered a 129 kilogram male fur seal tucked up for a nap in the toilet block.

Karina Moore of the Devonport City Council tells Mashable Australia that the visitor notified council workers at the cemetery, after discovering the tired and grumpy ball of fur and flippers.

SEE ALSO: Some pranksters dumped a 1.7 metre crocodile in a 16-year-old girl's bathroom

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Ariel Bogle

In an 'audacious' move, Australia's banks are taking the fight to Apple

Consider this a bold last stand.

Rather than signing up with Apple Pay, a number of Australia's largest banks are instead hoping to force Apple's hand and put their own payment apps on Apple's hardware.

On Wednesday, the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) published an application from four local banks to negotiate collectively with providers of third-party mobile wallets.

SEE ALSO: Australians have an easier way to buy bitcoin after new exchange launches

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Alicia Tan

Walk on the wild side with the upcoming H&M and Kenzo collaboration

H&M has revealed the first three looks from its upcoming collaboration with Kenzo, and it doesn't disappoint.

The Swedish fast fashion retailer announced back in May that it was partnering with the Japanese-Parisian label for its annual designer collaboration collection.

SEE ALSO: Onitsuka Tiger celebrates anniversary of logo with artist collaboration in Singapore

Featuring flashy tiger stripes in a bright palette of leotards, boots and men's bottoms, the layered ensembles are modelled by...

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People Are Pretty Pissed At This Pro-Oil Message That Objectifies Lesbians

“Why are we getting oil from countries that don’t think lesbians are hot?”

A Facebook page has a new reason to buy Canadian oil: because we Canucks just love those sexy, sexy lesbians.

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It was posted on "Canada Oil Sands Community" a page that promotes Alberta's oil industry. The basic message is that while Saudi Arabia criminalizes sexuality, Canada considers girl-on-girl action totally hot.

"Why are we getting oil from...


Jon Russell

Australia’s largest banks unite to challenge Apple Pay

 A number of Australia’s top banks have come together to challenge Apple and its Apple Pay service in the country. Read More


Five things we learned Tuesday: AL Cy Young race is kind of a mess

Five things we learned Tuesday: AL Cy Young race is kind of a mess


Elise Cooper

Australian man wins a tropical island in an online raffle

For the budget price of AU$49 an Australian man has won himself a tropical bloody island. More specifically a tropical resort on the Micronesian island of Kosrae, aa place so perfectly remote and teensy that it barely registers on a world map.

SEE ALSO: For the right price, you could own an island on the Great Barrier Reef

Australian couple Doug and Sally Beitz decided to take an unconventional route when it came to selling off their island paradise. Instead of a super boring auction or...

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13 Mind-Blowing Ways To Eat More Nice Cream

Nice cream: ice cream made with blended banana.

Vegan Cookie Dough Banana Ice Cream

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Two-Ingredient Strawberry Banana Ice Cream

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Banana Pistachio Ice Cream

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Chocolate Banana Ice...

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Elizabeth Warren Fans Tell Bernie Booers To Get Over It

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PHILADELPHIA — Two die-hard Bernie Sanders supporters arrived early here on Tuesday afternoon to attend a powerpoint presentation on the American economy, delivered by the party’s big-name progressive hero, Sen. Elizabeth Warren.

While waiting, they debated whether this liberal icon was now a sellout.

"She's a turncoat, not backing Bernie,” said 58-year-old Georgette Chalker. “She's going where the money is." Her friend, George Dusichka, 40,...

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Transcript And Video: Bill Clinton's Personal Speech On His Life With Hillary

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Former President Bill Clinton gave a passionate speech Tuesday at the Democratic National Convention about why his wife, Hillary, is the best choice for America's next president.

He spoke for more than 40 minutes in almost chronological order about his life with Hillary, starting in 1971 when "I met a girl." He went on to describe three marriage proposals, the birth of their daughter, Chelsea, and Hillary's advice on winning the governor's office in Arkansas after...

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Rich McCormick

Adobe is working on realistic 3D digital paint

Artists have been using tablets to make 2D art for years now, and recently, the proliferation of VR headsets and software like Google's Tilt Brush have also allowed them to paint in 3D space. But while both approaches can produce some beautiful art, neither offers the kind of tactile feedback you can get with a brush and some paint on a real-world canvas. That's what Adobe Research's Project Wetbrush hopes to change. Nvidia, who partnered with Adobe to produce the software, describe it as...


Aroldis Chapman was only needed to address media as Cubs' hitting woes continue

Aroldis Chapman was only needed to address media as Cubs' hitting woes continue


Mark Sandritter

Blue Jays win in mad scramble on walk-off wild pitch

A walk-off hit is among the most exciting plays in baseball. A walk-off wild pitch might be even better. That's exactly what the Blue Jays did on Tuesday.

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Game-ending plays at the plate are awesome, but there is something about this and the set up that make it so much fun. There was no crack of the bat to send the crowd into a frenzy. Instead, it was just great base running by Devon Travis. The batter, Edwin Encarnacion, initially signaled for Travis to...


Whitney Medworth

DeMar DeRozan's missed 360 poster dunk might be the greatest missed dunk ever

It's absurd that DeMar DeRozan would even try this dunk in a game. If he had completed this ... this dunk could have been the best in-game dunk of all time. I will spend forever wishing this was real. That DeMar DeRozan had disrespectfully put a 360 poster on someone.

LeBron agrees so you know it's real.

Man if @DeMar_DeRozan would have made that dunk, would have been top 5 All Time! #USABMNT

— LeBron James (@KingJames) July 27, 2016


Tim Cato

USA vs. China 2016 final score: 3 things we learned from Kevin Durant's Oracle debut

Durant played in Oakland for the first time since joining the Warriors, but Carmelo Anthony stole the show.

Kevin Durant's first game in Oracle Arena as a Warrior didn't come in a Golden State uniform. Just a few weeks after agreeing to join the 73-win team from last season, Durant debuted in Oakland in his Team USA jersey, stealing the show early in the 107-57 win against China in the Olympics scrimmage on Tuesday.

However, it was Carmelo Anthony, not Durant, who owned the game, dominating...

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Issie Lapowsky

Bill Clinton Accidentally Invents Hillary’s Next Big Hashtag

Yes, America, it's already a thing. The post Bill Clinton Accidentally Invents Hillary’s Next Big Hashtag appeared first on WIRED.

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22 Secrets McDonald's Employees Would Never Tell You

Never eat a soggy fry again.

Always get the freshest fries.

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And never pay for water again.

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If you're in a country that has all-day breakfast, get egg and bacon added to your burgers.

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Get the Big Mac without the extra bun.


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Watch Bernie Sanders Tear Up As His Brother Nominates Him For President

Larry Sanders cast an emotional vote for his brother, “Bernard,” and said that their parents would be “immensely proud of their son.”



Larry Sanders has lived in the UK since 1969 and cast his vote as a member of Democrats Abroad. He is six years older than his brother, Bernie, who credits Larry with introducing him to ideas and books that helped shape his political...

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