The farmers’ market at the local high school oval near your place is just like a normal market, but worse, it has been revealed. Researchers say that while going to a farmers’ market might make you feel smug, deep down you know it’s just a more expensive and slightly more boring version of the real

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Donald Trump failed to get his health care plan past his own party this week, but was consoled by the fact that his shattered reputation and badly bruised ego are covered under his predecessor’s policy. The President – who once wrote a book about the art of negotiation yet failed to seal a deal with those from

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Supporters of Pauline Hanson’s One Nation Party will be faced with the heart wrenching decision of whether or not to vaccinate their children against catching Muslim, after it was revealed the vaccination causes autism. Ms Hanson spoke yesterday of the need to vaccinate against the religion, but admitted she has read many convincing websites that show

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One Nation Leader Pauline Hanson has made a heartbreaking typing error, writing ‘#PrayForMuslimBan’ rather than ‘PrayForMuslimMan’ on her Tinder profile and an associated video. Ms Hanson – who is single – was on the look out for a handsome young Muslim man to fill the lonely void in her life. But her typing and editing

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How To Avoid Being Lured In By Clickbait With This One Simple Trick – The Shovel Home / Society / How To Avoid Being Lured In By Clickbait With This One Simple Trick By The Shovel on March 23, 2017 Oh, this is awkward.

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All 41 Australians who are interested in part 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act got together today for a bit of a catch up, as part of a niche hobby convention in the nation’s capital. Other groups at the convention included the rare book enthusiasts, the taxidermists association, and a group interested in the weaving

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Malcolm Turnbull has responded swiftly to the growing energy crisis gripping parts of the nation, promising to overhaul section 18C of the Racial Discrimination Act as soon as possible. In a joint press conference with Attorney General George Brandis, Mr Turnbull said Australians were rightly concerned about energy security and the effects of climate change,

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Preparing snacks and drinks before getting comfortable on the sofa, the Obama family settled in to listen to the best bits of the day’s Trump wiretaps on Tuesday, a nightly family tradition since the start of last year’s election campaign. Michelle Obama said it was a simple way for the family to come together, unwind,

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Corporations should stay out of supporting causes not related to their own products and services, an angry Peter Dutton told business leaders at a Liberal Party fundraiser today. “It is unacceptable that CEOs would use shareholder money to try and influence opinion on political issues,” he told CEOs at the $500 a head exclusive luncheon.

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Australia’s average internet speed is well above those calculated in North Korea and Equatorial Guinea, the Prime Minister said today, reassuring Australians worried by our international rankings. In a speech to media, which was still buffering at the time of publication, Mr Turnbull said that when it came to internet speeds, Australia was well ahead

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Donald Trump’s new healthcare plan will open up competition and give Americans the freedom to choose whichever insurance company they want to deny their claim, speaker Paul Ryan has confirmed. The new plan – which will replace Obamacare – is a welcome relief for millions of Americans who can currently only choose from a small

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Former Prime Minister John Howard hastily entered a long and messy union protest today, without any apparent plan for what to do next. It may be years before Mr Howard is able to fully withdraw from the rally. As the protest became more protracted and chaotic, Mr Howard defended his decision, saying it was based

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In a frank admission about its investigation, the FBI says it may never uncover the one guy within the Trump campaign team who didn’t meet with the Russians during the election. Speculation has been rife that a Trump aide – possibly someone senior – had his days mixed up and missed his briefing with the

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Russian leader Vladimir Putin moved swiftly to reassure his people that he is no way associated with Pauline Hanson and doesn’t endorse her position, after the One Nation Leader said today she supported him. A quickly-issued statement from the Kremlin confirmed that the two had never met and had nothing in common. “He loves and appreciates

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US Vice President Mike Pence has assured journalists that his personal AOL email account was not hacked during his time as Governor of Indiana. He also used the press conference to alert Americans to millions of dollars of unclaimed funds in the African nation of Nigeria. “I can’t make it any clearer, there was no

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Forget young Justin Trudeau or young Joe Biden, a collection of pictures of Donald Trump in his junior days is burning up the internet. Photos of a young Trump surfaced online this morning, and the world was quick to react. Twitter described the young real estate mogul as ‘tasty’, ‘smooth’, and ‘juicy af’. One user

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Saying the US President should build peace not walls, a swathe of celebrities made the brave move to step beyond their gated Hollywood estates last night in a show of solidarity with Mexican immigrants. “We don’t need a barbed-wire fence on the US Mexico border. All that does is create division and animosity. And besides,

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A café in Melbourne’s inner north has ‘reimagined’ the cheesecake, serving up a supermarket voucher and a list of ingredients scrawled on a notepad, in a trendy new take on the classic dessert. Customers are given directions to the nearest Coles and told to go home and make the dish themselves, making it the ultimate

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A man whose skin is literally falling of his face thinks he comes from a superior race, it has emerged. The man, who looks like he may die at any moment, and is currently running a large industrialised nation, feels that his country would be better off if it was populated only by people who

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The seven so-called ‘newly discovered’ planets were a thing way before today, an annoying bearded man who works at NASA has pointed out. Saying it was cringe-worthy how mainstream they had all of a sudden become, the man told his colleagues that the planets have been orbiting for ages in a part of the universe that

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