My Dribble – Daily Articles About Nothing Specific

Australian senator concerned about emoji in diplomatic tweets

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The Obama administration and the State Department in particular have made a disappointing habit of communicating via hashtags. The most embarrassing example remains the State Department’s #UnitedForUkraine hashtag, which didn’t do much to slow Russia’s incursion. It did, however, inspire Jen Psakito “hope that the #Kremlin & @mfa_russia will live by the promise of hashtag.” […]

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Pint-Sized Surfer Reminds Us That Kids Say The Darndest Things

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These 19 Things Spotted In Australia Make Absolutely No Sense. #8… What The What?!

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Australia is an odd place. It’s so weird and different that even the nation’s first police force was made up of the most well-behaved convicts. Some of the craziest stories and newspaper headlines come out of Australia as it’s basically to the world what Florida is to the United States. A magical place that doesn’t make […]

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Australia’s approach to border security is badass [pics, video]

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http://twitter.com/#!/mrmgoo/status/521714031330328576 How’s this for some comprehensive immigration reform? Australia – How to own your national border. Good on ya mates. #ImmigrationReform pic.twitter.com/1AVzEphX8G — Upshot Sleuth (@Suzi95) October 13, 2014 This is how you secure a border. pic.twitter.com/nAlA12xBnk — Jimmy (@JimmyPrinceton) October 14, 2014 @nycsouthpaw @JimmyPrinceton Is this real? Seems crazy right wing. “No matter who […]

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What They Found Inside This Fish Reveals Nature’s Horror Once Again

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Fishing off the northern coast of the land Down Under, a group of fishermen caught something that has the internet abuzz. If you’ve spent any amount of time following us here at ViralNova, you’re probably familiar with the fact that some of the world’s creepiest critters call Australia home. It’s pretty amazing, actually, and I […]

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Matt Prokop offends some Aussies in defense of girlfriend Sarah Hyland

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http://twitter.com/#!/mattpro13/status/436631145334460417 “Modern Family” star Sarah Hyland says a fan grabbed her breast during a photo op at a party in Sydney, Australia, Thursday. The Daily Mail reports that Hyland left the party in tears, and Hyland used Twitter to apologize for leaving early. http://twitter.com/#!/Sarah_Hyland/status/436425965292777472 Hyland’s boyfriend, actor Matt Prokop, took a stronger stance, wishing death […]

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The Cutest Animals In Australia, AKA Satan’s Playground, That AREN’T Trying To Kill You

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I’m sure Australia is a lovely country to visit. Any place that can create both Simon Baker and the Hemsworth brothers clearly has something good going for it. But I would be lying if I said the thought of venturing across the globe to see it myself wasn’t a tad terrifying. I mean, have you […]

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When He Sees A Kangaroo Trapped In A Cattle Grate, He Risks His Own Safety To Save It

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googletag.cmd.push(function() { googletag.display(‘VN_PG_DTBT_ATF’); }); My heart broke when I saw this kangaroo stuck in a cattle gate, upside down and shaking. It was freezing cold at Flinders Ranges in Australia when a family stumbled upon a young kangaroo in a sticky situation. Humans and wildlife don’t normally mix, but this man couldn’t let the creature […]

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