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Real Humans Will Review the Nudes You Send Facebook as Part of Its Anti-Revenge Porn Program

Facebook is testing a new feature in Australia to combat revenge porn on the platform. This is how it works.
Louise Matsakis
11.8.17
new features
new features

To Fight Revenge Porn, Facebook Is Asking to See Your Nudes

The social network is testing a new tool in Australia aimed at stopping non-consensual images from spreading ahead of time.
Louise Matsakis
11.7.17
Self-Driving Under the Influence
Self-Driving Under the Influence

Computer, I'm Drunk. Drive Me Home?

Australia's National Transport Commission argues fully self-driving cars shouldn’t be subject to DUI laws.
Daniel Oberhaus
10.4.17
go to australia
go to australia

This Is the First iPhone 8 Teardown

iFixit sent its engineers to Australia to get its hands on the new iPhone first.
Louise Matsakis
9.22.17
alternative energy
alternative energy

DIY Powerwall Builders Are Using Recycled Laptop Batteries to Power Their Homes

Who needs Tesla?
Louise Matsakis
8.22.17
Sea Fleas
Sea Fleas

Flesh-Eating Sea Fleas Feast on Teen’s Feet at Australian Beach

It’s not shark jaws you have to be worried about, but microscopic pincers.
Caroline Haskins
8.7.17
Website 19
Website 19

Australian Dark Web Hacking Campaign Unmasked Hundreds Globally

The investigation into The Love Zone child pornography site was much larger in scope than previously thought.
Joseph Cox
4.6.17
Back From the Dead
Back From the Dead

‘De-Extinction’ Is a Bad Idea Because We Can’t Even Take Care of What We’ve Got

Bringing extinct animals back from the dead could hurt existing species, says a new report.
Farnia Fekri
2.27.17
Australia
Australia

Australia Plans to Replace Passports with Facial Recognition

They'll start testing at Canberra Airport in July.
Madison Margolin
1.24.17
Australia
Australia

Ancient Humans to Blame for Killing Australia’s 1,000-Pound Kangaroos

Even tens of thousands of years ago, we were messing up the ecosystem.
Meredith Rutland Bauer
1.21.17
Australia
Australia

Cats Didn’t Exist In Australia Until Recently, But Now Cover 99.8 Percent of It

The cute-faced felines are some of the most efficient killers on Earth, and they’re imperiling Australia’s unique fauna.
Grennan Milliken
1.3.17
Australia
Australia

Australian Woman Kept Getting Emails for Uber Rides in Kenya

The problem is due to a lack of email verification, and can end up in an account being taken over.
Joseph Cox
12.7.16