This Tilt-Shift Timelapse Video Makes Miniature Melbourne the Cutest…

If there's any photography effect that's more fun to look at than the time-lapse, it's tilt-shift photography, the camera trick that makes a normal real-life scene look like it's actually built out of miniatures. But the coolest effect is a mix of the two, like in this tilt-shift time-lapse of Melbourne, Australia by… » 4/26/13 12:20pm 4/26/13 12:20pm

How to Conduct a Pipe Organ Concert with a Kinect

The Kinect has been re-purposed for projects ranging from piloting UAV drones to steering shopping carts, so why not use one to play Melbourne Town Hall's 4-story organ like a gigantic theremin? » 4/11/12 1:00am 4/11/12 1:00am

These Guys Skipped Out on a Bar Tab By Parachuting Off a 63 Story…

Have you heard this one before? Four guys dressed in business suits walk into a fancy bar and order a Negroni cocktail... that might sound like a start of a bad joke but in reality it's the beginning of a ridiculously awesome stunt. After finishing their drinks, the daredevils skip out on their tab by jumping off the… » 3/16/12 12:40pm 3/16/12 12:40pm

Australia Building Huge Electric Car Grid: 600,000+ Stations By 2012

Apparently not content with just one giant ongoing infrastructure project » 10/24/08 5:50am 10/24/08 5:50am, Australia has committed to fully outfitting three of its biggest cities for widespread electric car use. In hardware terms, that amounts to 200,000-250,000 charging stations for Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane, with an additional 150 battery…