Wednesday’s harrowing ordeal in Australia involving Madeleine Pulver and a collar bomb has been declared a hoax after the device was declared to be a fake.
Bomb squad members spent over 10 hours deconstructing the device before realizing there was no explosive material to be found. Law enforcement officials have also confirmed that the culprit wrote a detailed note that outlined his intentions.
An 18-year-old Australian woman was attached to a suspected explosive device by an intruder with an intent to detonate it in a possible extortion attempt.
The bomb squad, cooperating with British military personnel, spent over 10 hours working with the device.
Mother Nature threw Australian residents a curve ball Monday when four waterspouts, well, sprouted off the New South Wales coast.
Cameras caught the stunning - and admittedly scary-looking - event, which occurred just north of Sydney. (A local news station claimed the spouts reached upwards of 600 meters, or nearly 2,000 feet.)
Check out video footage of the waterspouts after the jump.
Get excited: The annual nude Olympics are set to take place this weekend in Australia's Noosa National Park.
Over 500 athletes will compete in traditional Olympic events like the marathon and the 100-meter dash, as well as nude Olympic exclusive events like the best butt competition and conga lines.
One of the first things a youngster learns about dinosaurs is that they have long been extinct. On a certain level, these Australian school children have internalized that lesson. However, when the life-like prehistoric beast starts to roar in this video (after the jump), some of them no longer seem so sure.
In defense of the scaredy cats, that's a pretty impressive movie-quality dinosaur suit th
We all know that swiss cheese is holy, but it's the mozzarella that topped a pizza in Australia's Posh Pizza that has everyone whispering, "Holy Cheesus!"
Pizza maker Maree Phelan said she topped the pizza with cheese as usual, threw it in the oven and discovered the face of Jesus looking back at her when she took it out.