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See Sydney In Miniature With This Beautiful Time-Lapse Film

Filippo Rivetti’s time-lapse of Sydney, filmed on Canon’s EOS 5D Mark III and EOS 7D digital SLRs, is absolutely beautiful. The video is filled with slow, sweeping shots of Bondi Beach, Sydney Harbour, the Bridge and general city life, shot from some rare vantage points.


Sydney's Rampaging Water Buffaloes Came From A Samsung Commercial

If you checked out Twitter this morning, you would have quickly noticed that news of Craig Thompson’s sentencing was interrupted by something equally bullish: a pair of water buffaloes running down Newtown’s main street.


The (Floating) Sun Rises In Sydney Harbour

The (floating) sun also rises in Sydney Harbour — in this case, for Opera Australia’s outdoor production of Madama Butterfly. Each night, the sailcloth orb is inflated by two fans and illuminated by 12 LED lights. “Orb master” Andrew Tindal-Davies sits inside, making sure the sun rises without a hitch. [James Morgan for Opera Australia]


Sydney's Crazy Storm Looked Way Better In Time-Lapsed 4K

Briefly: Remember that crazy storm that hit Sydney a few weeks back? It looked like a giant alien ship was to emerge from the cloud and lay waste to all we held dear. Someone was smart enough to pull out a 4K camera and start recording what turned out to be a gorgeous-looking time-lapse.


Google Is Mapping The Bottom Of Sydney Harbour

What mysteries lurk under the surface of Sydney Harbour? That’s what Google wants to find out by mapping Sydney’s murky depths with a raft of gadgets, tablets and underwater cameras for a new Street View project.


Photos: Storm Over Sydney Looks Like 'Independence Day'

There’s a storm rolling in over Sydney right now. A big one. Interestingly, it actually looks like an alien craft is about to emerge from the cloud in a very Independence Day like way. Check out these photos.


Uber Sydney Just Flipped The Local Cab Market The Bird By Making Trips 40 Per Cent Cheaper

Uber is the car service from the future, and now they’re the much cheaper!


Are Wet N' Wild Sydney's Ticket Prices Too Expensive?

A new theme park is coming to Sydney: the city’s version of Wet N’ Wild is currently being built, and ticket prices have just been revealed. Are these too expensive?


Here's How Google Installed A Monorail In Its Australian Offices

Do you ever joke around with your coworkers about how cool it would be to build desks out of old cars or have meetings on a houseboat? Maybe not, but if you work at Google, you might want to start — because they might actually make your weird office dreams a reality.


Australia Is Burning, And Scientists Know It's About To Get Hotter

Feeling warm today, Sydney? I’m not surprised. It’s set to be 39 degrees Celsius out there today: a new record temperature for October. Scientists are starting to wise up, however, realising that these records are becoming a little too frequent. It’s not consistently record-breaking weather anymore, it’s the climate we live in: it’s dramatically shifting.