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Australia's cities are growing at a massive rate, but the space for those new residents to live in is limited. It basically doesn't exist beyond high-rise apartment blocks, at least within metropolitan areas. And that means that owning a car won't be possible — isn't possible now — for a lot of people. That's where car-sharing comes in. And Sydney is one of the world's most car-sharing friendly cities, according to a new report that suggests up to 10,000 fewer cars are being driven within the CBD bounds with those cars replaced by less than a thousand car-sharing vehicles.

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Our ragged group of survivors shifts nervously, ready to cut and run at the first sign of danger. A horde of zombies ambles slowly towards us, a distraction from the lone runners slipping around the sides to try and catch us off guard. "Hold the line!" someone shouts, but we all know that if it came to it, we'd turn on our fellow survivors if it helped us get out alive. This is Zedtown.

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More than one thousand authentic costumes and props from The Hunger Games films are making their way to Sydney — including the Girl on Fire dress; the Mockingjay dress and the Mockingjay armor; key artifacts including the Mockingjay pin, Cinna's sketchbook and Katniss's bow; and interactive experiences including an explorable map of Panem, the Gamemaker's control table and a stunt choreography challenge.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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"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.

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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.

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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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Once again, Sydney is preparing to be illuminated by the unique annual event that is Vivid. A festival of light, music and ideas, Vivid boasts dozens of bizarre, exclusive and crazy cool activities for you to experience. Here are Gizmodo's picks for what you should see at Vivid this year!