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It’s Hard Work Turning A Skyrim Mod Into A Standalone Game

The last time we spoke to Nick Pearce, he was flying on a high: The Forgotten City, a mod that he’d spent more than 1700 hours building, had just won an Australian Writers’ Guild award. It was the first national screenwriting award given to a video game, a staggering accomplishment given it was a mod […]

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Australian Cops Are Replacing Their Commodores And Falcons With The Kia Stinger GT

Queensland, Australia’s police department is rolling out 50 Kia Stinger patrol cars this week after the sports sedan received “top reports” from officers, News.com.au reports. This is not surprising, since the car seems perfect car for this job. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Zedd announced as support for Katy Perry on final WITNESS Tour performances

Two of pop music’s most venerable forces are teaming up for a short run of shows, as Zedd joins Katy Perry‘s final shows on WITNESS: The Tour. Zedd, who’s commanded his own international touring itinerary, often times with multiple supporting acts billed beneath him, joins Perry as a special opening guest as her tour reaches […]

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Skrillex rejoins festival circuit, appears on Listen Out’s 2018 lineup alongside A$AP Rocky, KLLO, and more

Australia’s Listen Out lineup bears a name that festival goers haven’t seen on a lineup for quite some time now. Electronic veteran Skrillex tops the touring festival’s 2018 lineup, scheduled to make four stops in Melbourne, Perth, Brisbane, and Sydney in September. Petit Biscuit, A$AP Rocky, KLLO, Fisher, and more join the event’s diverse yet […]

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Of Course Australians Are Crazy Enough To Rally A Dodge Viper

The Dodge Viper is one of the last truly intimidating cars, with a ludicrously powerful V10 up front and no mercy given to the nut behind the wheel. Running it on a nice, safe track with ample runoff is crazy enough, but the Aussies at Whitehot Motorsport made their Viper into a rally car and […]

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The Best Sydney Travel Tips From Our Readers

This week Hack Your City went down—and also under—to Sydney, Australia. We asked for tips on visiting Sydney, and what sets it apart from other popular Australian cities. “Melbourne is more like San Francisco, while Sydney is more like L.A.,” says reader Outtacontext. Here’s some of the best advice we got about the…Read more… Continue […]

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I Rode With A Pagani Rally Through The Most Beautiful Parts Of Australia

Australia: home to some of the weirdest and most dangerous animals in the world, kangaroo-proofing for SUVs, and the world’s largest supplier of Hemsworths. For a country with as much land and space as Australia there’s one thing they’ve been short on—Paganis. Before this year the total number of Paganis in Australia…Read more… Continue Reading […]

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This Ludicrous 750 HP Walkinshaw Holden HSV Commodore Was Australia In Car Form

Have you ever seen a Tasmanian Tiger? Probably not. Neither have I, and that’s because they’re extinct. I didn’t know these even existed at all until my recent trip to Australia, where I also got to know another extinct beast a little bit better: the Holden HSV GTS. Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Carl Cox & Eric Powell become ‘MD Funk Connection,’ share stories of their roots [Q&A]

Legends Carl Cox and Eric Powell remain heroes in the house and techno sphere. Despite clocking in three decades each behind the decks, their passion for their craft and drive to continually move forward musically allows them an endurance that has stood the test of time. Paired with this endurance is a profound connection with […]

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Australian Urinators Unveil Advanced New Automotive Urine Management System

A team of Australian urinators/YouTubers have tackled the decidedly non-trivial problem of automotive urine-extraction systems. Having to pee while driving is a genuine safety issue, and I’ve attempted DIY urine management systems myself. These guys have made one very significant improvement that dramatically helps…Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Flume just dropped a brand new ID at Australia’s Field Day Festival [Watch]

A definitive time scale by which new Flume music will arrive remains elusive, but the ID that the Australian producer shared during a recent performance at Australia’s Field Day Festival arrives as evidence of time spent in the studio. Defined by its eccentric electronic embellishments and mounting percussive elements, the ID bears the distinct trappings not […]

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Wait, Did F1 Driver Daniel Ricciardo’s Parents Fake Finding That 131 Year Old Message In A Bottle?

While driving on an island in Western Australia, WAtoday reports that Formula One driver Daniel Ricciardo’s parents and their friends claim they found a 132-year-old message in a bottle they originally thought was litter. But not everyone believes them, and some think it’s just an elaborate marketing plan.Read more… Continue Reading at http://jalopnik.com

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Godlands announces debut Pleasures Tour + ticket giveaway

Australian up-and-comer Godlands is ramping up for a huge 2018. She just released a new single, “Everybody Knows,” earlier this month and is now preparing for a massive debut tour that’ll take her across Australia. The Pleasures Tour includes several dates in cities like Adelaide, Perth and Sydney this spring alongside names like Jauz, QUIX and Luude. […]

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