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. » 10/10/13 1:40pm 10/10/13 1:40pm

The Sydney Opera House Is an Incredible Screen for Psychedelic Video

As if the Sydney Opera House wasn't already striking to behold, a group of Australian artists called "The Spinifex Group" have made it even wilder. As part of Sydney's "Vivid" festival—which started on Friday—the Opera House will be home to a crazy projected light-show for the next several weeks. And it's awesome. » 5/25/13 11:00am 5/25/13 11:00am

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…

Apple Store in Sydney, Oi Oi Oi!

Our brothers from down under at Giz Australia got a full-on press-packed walkthrough of the new Apple store in Sydney, the first on the continent, and it looks as nice and Apple-y as you'd expect. This long staircase—to places unknown—is especially cool, and unique compared to what we have in the cramped confines of… » 6/17/08 11:53pm 6/17/08 11:53pm