‘The Sound of Power’ is a collection of desktop speakers inspired by the busts of five world leaders. Created by Russian artist Petro Wodkins, the porcelain speakers look like Barack Obama, Vladimir Putin, Kim Jong-Un, Muammar Gaddafi, and Robert Mugabe. To have Kim Jong-Un sing to you your favorite songs would be amusing albeit weird, […]
All thanks to some of today’s latest 3D-printing technologies, Derby, a Husky mix dog can now walk again. Born with severely deformed front paws, Derby was set to be euthanised until he was picked up by a no-kill shelter names Peace and Paws. They gave him a chance at life, and soon after, this adorable […]
Thinking of learning a new language? Maybe French, German, Mandarin, or maybe even sign? It’s actually quite easy, thanks to Chicago-based illustrator and web designer Alex Solis, who created a series of adorable illustrations for learning the American sign language alphabet. Just like a children’s book, the cards come with cute characters, each corresponding to […]
The Co-Create Series: Mulga The Artist’s illustration inspired by a baby seal that was trying to surf on a surfboard
For the Co-Create series, we’ve invited six of Australia’s most talented creative talents to produce original work exclusively for Lost At E Minor inspired by some of their favourite posts on the site and using only the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. In this installment, illustrator and street artist Mulga The Artist took inspiration from the post about a baby seal that was trying to surf on some surfer’s surfboard. These are his words about the creative process. [see Mulga’s first two Microsoft Surface Pro 3 created works here, here, and here]
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Who knew jumping on top of bricks and turtles could prove to be a nail-biting crime novel? California-based illustrator and painter Astor Alexander has taken the plots of our favorite video games and reimagined them as pulp novel book covers. One of the novels, ‘Taken… Again’, is about a plumber turned super spy named Mario, […]
Some people swear by the hair of the dog hangover cure. And if you’re trying to get ready for work the morning after a night of heavy drinking, you’ll probably need a beer caddy in the shower while you’re scrubbin’ away. And as luck would have it, there’s a caddy on the market called SipCaddy […]
In memory of those who lost their lives to American police brutality, artist AleXsandro Palombo has turned to The Simpsons and used his creative abilities to comment on the situation. He calls the series I Can’t Breathe, after the last words of Eric Garner, who died at the hands of police officers in Staten Island. […]
It’s the middle of winter in Norway. Everything is snow-capped and frozen. When this 36-year-old Norwegian man saw a duck trapped beneath a lake’s surface, he immediately swam to the rescue. Entering into the frigid waters, Lars Jørun Langøien broke the ice and grabbed the duck from his doom. After escaping the frozen lake, Lars […]
Japanese designer Keita Suzuki has created a rather unusual-yet thought-provoking-chair design. The Tear Drop Chair is a free-form design that is filled with 64 litres of water. Why that exact amount of water? It’s supposed to signify the average volume of tears a human being will shed during their lifetime. Sixty-four litres, people! That’s a lot of tears and a lot of eye redness.
This man had no idea his day would consist of the following unfortunate events. If he did, he probably wouldn’t have left his house. Being stuck in an elevator is a nightmare. A tight space with strangers, the feeling of claustrophobia sets in as you think you can’t breathe well. Then, your survival mode takes over and you begin asking questions like: Do we have enough food?
2014 was an interesting year. In the past 12 months we’ve witnessed the rise of normcore (if you don’t know what it is, you’re not alone. Check it out here), celebrated the 20th anniversary of the TV show Friends, participated in the ice bucket challenge, and taken thousands of selfies.
Apparently, when Weird Al Yankovic is not making parody videos, he’s out conjuring magic tricks! In this 17-second video, Weird Al show us a neat illusion: the mysterious floating orb. Prepare to be amazed at how simple this trick is. It’s so easy, you could do it yourself! Have you already guessed what trickery he’s […]
Instead of placing a sweet ad online to get ‘Eddie the Terrible’ adopted, someone at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley decided to let truth reign. And sometimes the truth hurts. But Eddie’s just a dog so he won’t know any better. The post was titled ‘Three Reasons You DON’T Want To Adopt Eddie The […]
Because Aussies know great pizza, and because Johnny di Francesco’s a world champion pizza-maker, we’re all treated to the newest pie on the menu: the 99-cheese pizza. Called the Novantanove Formaggio (99-cheese pizza), this pie from 400 Gradi in Melbourne is created using a ‘super cheese’. This super cheese is used as a base and is created by melting down 94 cheeses in a pit.
Johnnie Walker Red Label recently collaborated with British cobbler Oliver Sweeney to make leather brogues that conceal miniature whiskey bottles. At first glance, they appear just like any elegant Oxford-style shoes, but flip them over and you’ll quickly see that inside their stacked heels are spaces big enough to fit mini liquor bottles. The idea is more discreet than a […]