Australia. It's a land far away, but did you know that you use things invented there every single day? Yep, these are some fair dinkum, you beaut devices to help you live your life. Like the double flush toilet, with a different flush for 1s & 2s!
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Ooh, remember the controversy about the new £5 note? Well, Australia has had plastic notes for years. THEY LIVE IN THE FUTURE.
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Also, Strayans sorted out the black box flight recording device. It's actually orange IRL, but you knew that already, didn't you? Champs.
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If you're reading this using a wifi connection, you can thank Australian government-funded scientists. They are absolute bloody rippers.
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We couldn't be more stoked to let you know that the hills hoist clothesline was invented in Straya. What a place.
We reckon youse might be familiar with Google Maps. Well, a pair of Danish brothers and some Sydneysiders started the whole platform using their own company, which was bought by Google for a handful of magic beans (and some cold hard cash).
Google Maps/Comedy Central
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Ah, the humble notepad. What a battler. And it exists because some bloke in Tassie got pissed right off at the way he had to write shit down. So he made this useful little bastard. What a deadset legend.