Oops of the Day: Greece Uses Australian Landmark in Tourism Video

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Greece is the new Australia.

The national tourism agency has featured a well-known landmark in a new promotional video for the country. Unfortunately, it's from the wrong country.

The video uses 15 seconds of footage from a time lapse video of the stars above the Twelve Apostles rock formations, shot by Australian photographer Alex Cherney.

But the agency is defending itself, claiming that it wasn't a mistake, according to "The Sydney Morning Herald:"

The embarrassing blunder has been compounded by "preposterous" claims by the Greek tourism ministry that the use of the images are justified because constellations seen in the sky above the apostles on the video "carry Greek names".

The 12 Apostles debacle is actually the second controversy surrounding the video since it was released in early November. The government also mistakenly included footage of Hitler's 1936 Berlin Olympics and was forced to re-edit it.

G20 Fail of the Day: U.S. Helicopter Blows Dust Cloud Into Brisbane Traffic

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Way to make a first impression America.

While practicing takeoffs and landings in Brisbane ahead of this weekend's G20 summit, an Osprey U.S. military helicopter accidentally blew large dust clouds into 6 lanes of nearby traffic, causing a standstill.

Fortunately no accidents were reported, according to The Courier Mail.

In related news, Australia now hates us.

KXAN in Austin, TX Can Definitely Into Geography

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KXAN in Austin, TX Can Definitely Into Geography
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Ignoring the noticeable missing 'R' from 'Search Area,' no, that is not, in fact, where Perth is. It's understandable that your average American kid wouldn't know Australian geography, but a news station? Here is Perth's actual location:


We smrt tho, wee promis.