World-class skiers don one-of-a-kind light suits for some gorgeous filmmaking

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Sunday 19 October 2014

This will be the most amazing thing you watch this year, there’s no doubt about it. The creative team behind this film have really pulled out all the stops to create a visually stunning experience. A collaboration between Sweetgrass productions, Philips TV and Ahlstrand & Wållgren, a teaser clip of Afterglow has been released to tease audiences… and we are most certainly teased!

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Competitive animals and the quirky people who handle them

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 20 October 2014

Over four years, London-based photographer Toby Coulson traveled all over the U.K., from agricultural events to animal shows, in order to capture something he was particularly fond of: animals. But while photographing animals, he found that the people handling them were some of the most interesting subjects.

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This photo shoot of a family living with a lion could only be from the 70′s

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Monday 20 October 2014

This brings a new meaning to ‘method acting’. Losing some weight for a role is one thing, but try sharing your house with a giant furry killing machine! In 1969 married acting couple Tippi Hedren and Noel Marshall were in Africa when they encountered a pride of lions living in an abandoned house. They were moved by the majestic animals and resolved to create a film that advocated conservancy of the beautiful species.

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The Co-Create Series: Rod Smith’s parkour video inspired by a guy who raced the London tube and won

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Monday 20 October 2014

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. Now, Rod Smith is back for his second instalment. Check out his first work, Onwards Upwards, here. This is what Rod had to say about his most recent piece in the Co-Create series.

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An 80-foot wall of dentures is created in Michigan because… art

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 20 October 2014

We’ve seen all kinds of art here at Lost At E Minor, but this might be the first time we’ve seen denture art. Created by New Delhi-based artist Mithu Sen, ‘Border Unseen’, as her work is called, is an 80-foot ‘sculptural barricade’ made of mostly dentures (and a few other knick knacks). But why dentures, why?

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Lost? These GPS shoes will guide you home! Interview with the designer

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 20 October 2014

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If you’re lost these days, finding your way home is as easy as clicking your shoes together. At least, if you’re wearing Dominic Wilcox’s GPS shoes. We interviewed him to get more juicy details and the backstory behind his unique pair of shoes and if we’ll actually see them on the streets in the near future. [read our original post about the GPS shoes here]

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Believe it or not, these tiny cubes are actually rubber bands

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By Kenny Ong in New Products on Monday 20 October 2014

Some items around the house have remained pretty much the same, serving us the same function over and over again. Take the humble rubber band, for instance. They have been around since the 1600s and were patented in England way back in 1845. And they have always been circular. But not anymore.

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This old man in Brazil is visited every morning by an intrepid hummingbird

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Monday 20 October 2014

We’re fairly sure that we’ve discovered Dr Dolittle, however he’s speaking Portugese so it’s difficult to be sure. João Silvestrini is an elderly chap from Barretos, Brazil who has a delightful visitor every morning. All he need do is open his shutters and he joined for breakfast by a friendly hummingbird.

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Tell ‘em how you really feel with deliciously evil baked goods

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 18 October 2014

When it comes to giving someone a piece of your mind, you can always turn to texting, emails or even an angry phone call. But if you really want to get the message across, you call upon the crafty work of The Bold Bakery, via Sarah Brockett. Because when you want to shower someone in […]

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This video of a U.S. Marine Band and Republic of Korea Army Band drum battle in parking lot made our week

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Saturday 18 October 2014

If only all government showdowns and wars were fought this way! The world would be a more musical, safer place. The III Marine Expeditionary Force Band and the Republic of Korea Army duked it out over drums. What a show! In a parking lot, these two go head-to-head proving their drum line is the best.

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It’s here! Spreadable bacon Is HERE! May every breakfast be pork-filled…

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By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 18 October 2014

The people at Oscar Mayer wanted to spread their bacon love, and fortunately for them, the people at Philadelphia Cream Cheese were looking for more flavor. So the two teamed up and are happy to announce the latest product in a line of bacon-flavored products: bacon cream cheese. Yes, you heard right, BACON CREAM CHEESE!

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The London tattoo museum with a difference: real life models!

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Saturday 18 October 2014

Take a stroll through the Human Gallery and you’ll realize this is no ordinary museum. As part of The International London Tattoo Convention, this gallery in London showcases human exhibits in shadow boxes, behind golden frames.

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Thanksgiving in a bucket is your travel-friendly Turkey Day 11-litre feast

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 17 October 2014

American foodies’ favourite holiday is fast approaching-Thanksgiving-and if you want to celebrate with all the trimmings, good luck to you. But if you just want a good old turkey dinner that’s travel-friendly and semi-delicious, look no further than Thanksgiving in a Bucket.

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Finally, a dress that expands for more personal space

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Friday 17 October 2014

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It’s rush hour and you’re stuck on a train going home. And there’s a bunch of people getting up in your face. It’s not only awkward, it’s uncomfortable. And then there’s that guy giving you those eyes. Need more personal space? Now there’s a dress for that! Artist Kathleen McDermott has created the Personal Space Dress that expands, thanks to ‘proximity sensors’ that identify when someone gets too close. 

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Awesome 3D stop motion animation video made with pocket change

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Friday 17 October 2014

You have coins collected in your pockets or at the bottom of your purse after a long day’s work. What do you do with them? Chuck them in a drawer, put them in a piggy bank or just leave them clinking at the bottom of your bag. The men of Ninja Moped, however, had something else in mind with their pocket change: stop-motion animation.

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