Weekend Rewind V

03/10/2015 6:44 AM AEST | Updated 15/07/2016 12:50 PM AEST

We've reached the point where it's no longer shocking to wake up in Australia to news of a mass shooting in the U.S.

We've so much in common with the United States -- but the gun culture, and politicians' inability, or unwillingness, to address it, is baffling to even gun-loving Australians like blogger Brad Emery.

This is not new, but worth another look. (h/t @tomcompagnoni)

According to Mission Australia, on any given night 18,000 children in Australia are homeless. That number is so sobering it's hard to know where to start doing anything about it.

Blogger Nama Winston has a lovely tale about her dad and what he did about it.

Today is the AFL Grand Final, the day when traditionally retiring players get a lap of honour of the MCG. For various reasons Adam Goodes chose not to take part. So HuffPost Australia gave him our own version.

Anna James wrote about being addicted to Twitter. That sounds funny, but it definitely wasn't a joke.

This video of teenage girls taking selfies at the baseball, however, is hilarious!

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