How-To of the Day: Australian Man Demonstrates How to Bravely Get Rid of a Spider

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Youtuber Durianriders shows us how to calmly release a rather large spider that has climbed up onto his shirt. If you think he's calm at the beginning of the video, just wait until the spider decides not to cooperate when it's time to go back to nature!

Beautiful Pipedream of the Day: Fireworks in Reverse

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Watch this reversed footage of New Year's Eve Fireworks at Docklands, Melbourne in Australia.

Doomsday Spirit of the Day

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Julia Gillard, the Australian prime minister whose parliamentary speech against misogyny made her a viral video star earlier in October, returns to YouTube with a faux national address in which she affirms the Mayan doomsday prophecy. Just to be clear, this video was created as a promotional clip for the Australian radio station Triple J.

PSA of the Day: Dumb Ways to Die

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The latest public safety campaign video from Australia's Melbourne Metro Trains hypothesizes some of the strangest ways a person could die. Music credit: "Dumb Ways to Die" by Tangerine Kitty.



PSA of the Day is a feature series presenting a variety of notable public service announcements and cautionary messages.

Shark Attack News of the Day

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Two divers off the western coast of Australia came away unscathed after a terrifying run-in with a Great White shark. Dave Richards and Nathan Podmore were spear fishing when the shark crashed the party. It circled them a few times, cutting the two off from their boat. Armed only with their spears, Richards and Podmore could only poke at the shark to shoo it away.

A surfer off the same coast wasn't so lucky on Saturday, as he was bitten in half by Great White. Benjamin Linden, 24, was attacked by a shark estimated to be almost 16 feet long. It's the fifth shark fatality in this region of Australia in less than a year, and it's spurred lawmakers to consider removing the animal from the Protected Species list.

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I, For One, Etc. of the Day

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I, For One, Etc. of the Day: Scientists in Australia say they've discovered the world's first hybrid shark -- a cross being the genetically distinct common black-tip and Australian black-tip -- swimming along the coastline between New South Wales and Queensland.

"Telling the hybrids is extremely difficult, which is why