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Australian Man Finds An Extra $123 Million In His Account, Bank Acts Like It’s NBD

An Australian was surprised to find an extra $123 million in his bank account. Even more surprising, however, was the complete and utter lack of concerned that his bank seemed to show about the glitch. As The Sydney Morning Herald reports, Matthew Pearce of Melbourne checked his Commonwealth Bank banking app on his phone one... Show More Summary

After All That, Margot Robbie Is Definitely 25

The rumor that Margot Robbie has been lying about her age just lost its most damning bit of hard evidence, as the Sydney Morning Herald has issued a correction to its 2008 story identifying the actress as a 23-year-old. Read more...

Olympics Fever: Australians Present Anti-Zika Condoms to Athletes

The Australian Olympic Committee has announced plans to protect its athletes from the Zika virus with special antiviral condoms, the Sydney Morning Herald reported.

You first read the SMH scoop here one month ago

The Sydney Morning Herald today: The high-profile Liberal Party candidate who rolled Bronwyn Bishop had described asylum seekers who came to…

Emilia Clarke Says She Was Drunk And Photoshopped For ‘Esquire’ Photo Shoot

Emilia Clarke has revealed she was drunk doing her sexy Esquire magazine photo shoot, according to The Sydney Morning Herald. On top of that, the Game of Thrones actress was Photoshopped to be featured on the November 2015 cover of the magazine. Show More Summary

The Australian Gun Control Narrative

The Sydney Morning Herald: Australians now own more guns than before the 1996 Port Arthur massacre, according to new research that shows firearm imports hit a record high in 2014-15. The surge in gun-buying over the past 16 years, which has seen 1.02 million guns brought into the country, has been largely a “gun swap”, […]

BREAKING NEWS: Nauru ‘Suicide Island’ Refugee Sets Himself On Fire, But Social Media Has No Sympathy

The Sydney Morning Herald reported just minutes ago that yet another refugee from the quarantined island Nauru has committed suicide, furthering the trend of the island’s residents developing bizarre mental health issues that cause them to commit suicide in unexpected ways. Show More Summary

Bramston gives Fairfax too much credit

Curious. The only remotely conservative part of the Sydney Morning Herald is its editorials. For the rest, the likes of Elizabeth Farrelly, Mark Kenny, Peter…

The Sydney Morning Herald Celebrates 185 Years

It started when a trio of twentysomething commercial printers decided to take on the Monitor, Australian and Gazette.

Shorties (Books That Changed Vivian Gornick's Life, A New Bob Dylan Song, and more)

Author Vivian Gornick discussed books that changed her life at the Sydney Morning Herald. Stream a Bob Dylan cover of a Frank Sinatra song off his forthcoming album Fallen Angels. Big Other previewed 2016's most anticipated small press books. Stream...

Elizabeth Farrelly’s fake conspiracy

Talk about confirmation bias. Yesterday the Sydney Morning Herald made stuff up about Tony Abbott. Now…

If they’re so keen that he go, it tells me Abbott should stay

The Sydney Morning Herald buys this poll commissioned by a Left-wing “think tank” of a little-known polling group which asks questions whose…

Mariah Carey & James Packer's Upcoming Wedding Hits A Snag — The Groom's Mom?!

Wedding drama in Mariah Carey's world! According to reports from the Sydney Morning Herald, Carey's wedding to James Packer has apparently been delayed "indefinitely" due in part to a guest list that is causing a lot of drama for the Packer family! Related: Mariah Admits She's "Insecure" In New Issue! Private Sydney reports that Packer's mother — 77-year-old [...]

Why Mariah Carey & James Packer Put Their Wedding On Hold ‘Indefinitly’ [Report]

Mariah Carey’s upcoming wedding to James Packer has allegedly been put on hold “indefinitely.” According to a new report by the Sydney Morning Herald, Carey and Packer have made the decision to delay their big day for the foreseeable future as Mariah is supposedly butting heads with Packer’s mom. Show More Summary

Identical twins say the same thing at the same time

2 months agoHumor / odd : Boing Boing

Identical twins Bridgette and Paula Powers think of themselves as a single person. Frank Robson profiled them for the Sydney Morning Herald: Before we meet, I phone identical twins Paula and Bridgette Powers at the Twinnies Pelican and Seabird Rescue refuge on Queensland's Sunshine Coast. Show More Summary

Ray Tomlinson, The Inventor Of The Email, Dies At 74

Ray Tomlinson, a programmer who created the first email system on the ARPANET system, has died of a heart attack at the age of 74, reports Sydney Morning Herald. Very sad news: Ray Tomlinson has passed away. — vinton g cerf (@vgcerf) March 5, 2016 Thank you, Ray Tomlinson, for inventing email and putting... Show More Summary

Australian Catholic School Cancels Gay Author’s ‘Inappropriate’ Speaking Visit: VIDEO

3 months agoLGBT / Gay : Towleroad

An Australian Catholic school last week cancelled an appearance by an author of young adult books after he came out as gay. In 2005, Will Kostakis won the Sydney Morning Herald Young Writer of the Year award for a collection of short stories. His sec… Read The post Australian Catholic School Cancels Gay Author’s ‘Inappropriate’ Speaking Visit: VIDEO appeared first on Towleroad.

Rip Curl’s Slave Labor Outerwear

According to a story in the Sydney Morning Herald, Rip Curl made at least some of their 2015 snowboard outerwear in North Korea, a country known for using slave labor in manufacturing. Of course Rip Curl didn’t mention it until after it was pointed out to them by Fairfax Media. Now the surf wear company is […]

Australia resumes talks with six countries to resettle asylum seekers: report

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Australia is in talks with Indonesia, Malaysia and the Philippines, among six nations, to resettle asylum seekers detained in Papua New Guinea and the Pacific island nation of Nauru, the Sydney Morning Herald said on Saturday.

Tim Minchin Goes Where No American Artist Would Go

3 months agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

Tim Minchin released a new song earlier this week—a fucking scathing and fucking brilliant attack of a song—and it's making news all around the world. Sydney Morning Herald: Comedian Tim Minchin has taken aim at Cardinal George PellShow More Summary

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