How to draw a perfect circle freehand: Yes, it is possible!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 21 October 2014

No one thought it was possible. Until now. In the tutorial video below, YouTuber Dave Hax shows us how to draw a perfect circle freehand. The technique is so simple, it’ll make you wonder why no one thought of it before: you use your wrist, knuckles, or fingers as your pivot. From there, you spin […]

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Etsy store turns famous people into highly-detailed hand-painted wooden mannequins

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Wooden mannequins are basically undistinguishable from one another; they have the same arms, legs, torsos, and even facial features. But in the hands of Argentina-based artist Mauro Fazzini, each mannequin takes on a life of its own. For his Etsy store ‘Art Duritos’, he turns 12-inch wooden mannequins into highly-detailed art dolls of famous personalities […]

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Breaking news: Banksy has been arrested and his identity finally revealed! Oh wait, it’s a hoax…

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By Nicole Hughes in News on Tuesday 21 October 2014

It’s been revealed. It’s finally been revealed! Banksy’s real name is Paul. (How boring!) Paul Horner, 35-year-old from Liverpool, England and elusive street artist, was arrested for vandalism, of course. London Police Chief Lyndon Edwards held a press conference to answer questions about Banksy and how Horner was finally apprehended after all these years on the run.

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This tarantula is as big as a puppy and its legs are a foot long!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Harvard University entomologist and photographer Piotr Naskrecki was taking a leisurely nighttime stroll in the jungles of Guyana when he stumbled upon what seem to be a puppy-sized mammal. Curious, he investigated, only to realize that the furry creature was actually the stuff of nightmares: the South American Goliath Birdeater tarantula, reputedly the world’s largest species of arachnid.

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The views inside this $79.5 million New York City penthouse are simply breathtaking!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Monday 20 October 2014

If you’re looking for a new home and you have $79.5-million to spare, head on over to 432 Park Avenue. The newly-built 1,396-foot skyscraper is the tallest residential tower in the entire Western hemisphere and its penthouse will give you unparalleled, 360-degree views of all of New York City. The tower is located between streets […]

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This hilarious video proves that cats really do whatever they want!

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Monday 20 October 2014

You’ve decided to play your instrument and sing your piece of music in front of a camera. You’re determined to uploaded it to YouTube in an attempt to be heard, liked and maybe even go viral for your cover of an Aussie songwriter’s one-hit wonder. Then, something unforeseen happens.

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This teen recreated famous movie scenes using Lego: incredible!

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Monday 20 October 2014

Morgan Spence, a 15-year-old filmmaker, spent three weeks recreating scenes from many Hollywood classics using LEGO for his short video Brick Flicks project. In collaboration with LEGO masterbuilder, Warren Elsmore, Spence turned famous movie scenes like the I’m flying! scene from Titanic, the dance lift scene from Dirty Dancing and the absolutely terrifying axe scene […]

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Surreal landscapes completely take over this artist’s livingroom

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 20 October 2014

Turning her home upside down with surreal art, Melbourne-based artist Magdalena Bors has created a very inspiring series, titled The Seventh Day. Bors explains in her artist bio that her practice to date has predominantly been to explore the idea of the sublime in the everyday, and you can see just where she was heading with these beautiful images.

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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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