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  • The Bright Lights Of Vivid Sydney In GIF Form

    From May 23 through June 9, Australia’s most populous city is transformed into “Vivid Sydney,” an interactive light and music show. Now in its sixth year, the festival converts Sydney icons such as the Opera House, Martin Place, and the Museum of Contemporary Art into giant canvasses for showcasing incredible light shows and interactive music performances. These awesome GIFs from The Smithsonian feature just a few of the many spectacles to experience. For more information on the festival, visit Vivid Sydney.

  • Photo of the Day: Rubber Duck in Sydney Harbour

    It’t bath time in one of Sydney’s most iconic locations. This 50-foot rubber duck is seen here floating in Sydney’s Darling Harbour, best known for it’s views of the Opera House, in preparation for a festival this weekend which organisers say will turn the harbour into a “giant bathtub”. “People will see it from the highway, will see it from the harbour, it’s five storeys high, and it’s just a very quirky way to say ‘the festival is on, please join us in the party’”, Sydney Festival director Lieven Bertels said. The rubber duck, designed by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman, is made out of PVC material and took three weeks to make, according to Sydney Festival officials.

  • The Greatest Australian Mancation Opportunity of All-Time

    Good news for anyone in need of an epic Mancation in the near future.  Australian beer company XXXX has thrown down a three years lease on a 15-acre island in the southern part of the Great Barrier Reef and they are turning it into the ultimate male paradise. It can hold for groups of friends, five cottages with room for up to 30 people and will be used for promotional events. The tropical island will feature tons of beer, the ultimate one-hole golf course and water sports. Although the island is geared toward men there will be plenty of opportunities to hang out with bikini-clad women. If you’re interested in getting a promotional invite head over to XXXX beer.

  • Google Street View Coming To The Great Barrier Reef [16 HQ Photos]

    Google has mapped nearly every inch of Earth and now their latest Google Street View expedition will turn its lens on the mysteries of the deep when it goes under the sea. Google has entered a partnership with University of Queensland and Underwater Earth to help map Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. Here is a collection of Great Barrier Reef photos to give us an idea of what’s to come.

  • Australia’s Big Day Out Through The Eyes of Tony Hawk [26 Photos]

    The Big Day Out  is an annual music festival held in several cities in Australia and New Zealand in late January. The best performers on Earth descend Down Under and this year Tony Hawk and his skating crew we’re invite to do skating exhibitions at each of the shows. He chronicled the trip so check out the tricks, road trip action, behind the scenes look at bands and all the madness that goes along with being the most famous skateboarder on Earth.