NYC sidewalks are turned into stage sets using only discarded furniture

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 23 December 2014

I guess you could say that one man’s trash is another man’s temporary stage set. In the past 6 months, photographer Justin Bettman and stylist Gozde Eker have been working together, collecting discarded furniture and household items found in the streets of New York. They then arrange these unwanted finds into elaborate, ephemeral stage sets in a series called ‘Set in the Street’.

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Get down, but not too dirty, at Mudfest 2015

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By Ryman White in Cool Travel on Tuesday 23 December 2014

No need to worry, this ‘Mudfest’ isn’t about getting down and dirty. It’s all about kicking back and enjoying some of the season’s best short films!

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The most unusual, bizarre, creative pens ever invented: Digital music composition pen

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 23 December 2014

You’re humming a tune to yourself-one you’ve made up-and it sounds like it could totally be a hit on the radio. The next minute it’s completely gone from your mind. If only you’d recorded yourself! Well, there’s a pen for that. A concept pen that is so bizarre and unusual, you’ll be wondering how anyone ever came up with such an idea.

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This Ukrainian duo make the most out-of-this-world creatures out of porcelain

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 23 December 2014

When I think of porcelain, I recall sipping cups of hot tea from granny’s delicate tea set as a child trying to act all grown up. I was that serious, seriously. Try telling that to Ukrainian artists Anya Stasenko and Slava Leontyev who just wanna have fun with this fragile material.

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Scotland is making an unusual treat: ice pancakes!

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By Nicole Hughes in News on Tuesday 23 December 2014

Along the coast of the river in Aberdeenshire, Scotland is an unusual nature-made treat. Floating down River Dee, ‘ice pancakes’ made out of frozen foam are forming.

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A small collection of the world’s craziest cafés

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By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Tuesday 23 December 2014

From cat cafés to robot restaurants, the world has many bizarre eateries and frankly most of them are in Japan. Today we bring you a collection of the craziest cafés from across the globe.

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Now you can eat your daily wine intake, with ice cream

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 23 December 2014

If you’ve ever been caught drinking a glass of wine before noon, now there’s no shame in it. A family-run ice creamery in Boonville, New York, has finally come up with a way to down that wine without anyone thinking differently of you: wine-infused ice cream. Forget champagne-flavoured ice cream, this wine ice cream is actually made with real wine.

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The gifts you need to ring in the New Year right!

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By Nicole Hughes in New Products on Monday 22 December 2014

You got the champagne and the noisemakers, the streamers and the party dress. What else could you possibly need before the clock strikes midnight and the new year is rung in? We have a few items in mind to help you celebrate in style and stick to all those resolutions for 2015!

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3-D printed prosthetics let this dog run again: incredible!

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By Nicole Hughes in News on Monday 22 December 2014

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 […]

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Learn the sign language alphabet with these adorable illustrations

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 22 December 2014

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 […]

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The Co-Create Series: Mulga The Artist’s illustration inspired by a baby seal that was trying to surf on a surfboard

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By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Monday 22 December 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. 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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If video games were pulp novels, they’d look like these

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 22 December 2014

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, […]

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Obama, Putin, and other world leaders are turned into desktop speakers

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Monday 22 December 2014

‘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, […]

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How about an iced cold beer to go with that shower?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 20 December 2014

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 […]

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Artist creates a conversation about race via The Simpsons

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Saturday 20 December 2014

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. […]

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