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5 Things I Learned From Sitting Through A Blackout

Strong winds and rain on Australia’s east coast over the weekend knocked out power to thousands of houses, including mine. I’m very much an early adopter, so I stream almost all of my entertainment — whether it’s through Netflix, through Apple Music, or through Kindle. When you don’t have a TV or internet or a charger for your phone, living a high-tech life gets a lot more difficult.


Sydney Weather Is Kind Of Bonkers Right Now

We’re having a small spot of rain over in Sydney at the moment, and I hear it’s not too nice pretty much all the way around the east coast. Here’s the story according to the Twitterverse.


Inside Sydney's New Cathedral Of Light

Image Cache: The annual “light, music and ideas” festival Vivid Sydney kicks off in Circular Quay today. This year, it’s constructed a giant tunnel, known as the Cathedral of Light, which runs along the edge of the Royal Botanic Gardens — and there’s a rather large surprise waiting at the end.


The Best Thing About Sydney's Horror Movie Campout Was Where They Put The Toilets

I’ll give you a clue — it was called the “Death Chamber Dunny Maze”. On Saturday, hordes of horror fans congregated in the Mount Penang Parklands near Gosford to, well, watch horror movies and camp out, as the name might suggest.


Sydney Is Playing Host To A Horror-Themed Campout This Autumn

Part music festival, part movie night and part live-action horror experience, Sydney’s Horror Movie Campout is inviting Australians to spend a night in the woods with them, a couple of clowns, a demon or two and a handful of axe-wielding maniacs.


Update: Sydney's Light Rail Construction Road Closures

Construction for the new CBD and South East Light Rail network with start near Sydney’s The Rocks region on 11 March and continue for the rest of 2016, Transport for NSW has announced. This means traffic changes for the area. Here is everything you need to know.


Sydney, Melbourne And Brisbane Rent Maps Show Differences Between Suburbs

No one’s bought a house in Sydney for years, it’s impossible. Everyone knows that. Melbourne isn’t far behind and the rest of the country will catch up eventually. So with the population renting perpetually, who has it the worst? The best? Flatmates.com.au has the answer.


Art Of The Brick: DC Comics Premieres In Sydney

“This is just so awesome,” Deputy Premier Troy Grant says as he gets ready to open the world first Art Of The Brick: DC Comics exhibition at the Powerhouse Museum in Sydney, and it really set the tone for the rest of the morning. This stuff really is awesome. The DC Comics inspired offshoot of LEGO artist Nathan Sawaya’s internationally acclaimed The Art Of The Brick exhibition was announced at San Diego Comic Con this year, and kicks off on Saturday, seeing its world premiere right here in Sydney.


Here Are Sydney's New Underground Metro Stations

Sydney will soon be getting a “world-class” metro rail system to take commuters under Sydney Harbour, with NSW Premier Mike Baird yesterday revealing the six proposed metro stations. The first tunnel boring machine will be heading under the harbour before the end of 2018, aiming to help ease congestion on the Harbour Bridge and Harbour Tunnel during peak times.


Photos: Inside Microsoft's Flagship Sydney Retail Store

At midday today, Microsoft will throw open the doors on a multi-million dollar gamble to win the hearts and minds of Sydney’s Windows users. This is what it’s like inside the first Microsoft Store in Australia, and the first flagship retail store outside of New York. (56K warning: 20MB of images!)


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