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This Del Kathryn Barton tissue art was rescued from the bin and turned into a masterpiece

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By Mark Gowing in New Art on Thursday 27 August 2015

Artist Tim Moore accumulated this collection of found blotting tissues while working as an assistant to Australian artist Del Kathryn Barton. One afternoon while Moore was doing the weekly studio clean-up he opened a couple of the scrunched-up tissues.

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Love cars? This Taiwanese restaurant is full of vintage VW Beetles and Mini Austins

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By Kristine Li in Cool Travel on Sunday 23 August 2015

Now you can dine inside a mini Austin at a restaurant in Taipei called P.S. Bubu.

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Beautiful illustrations take us on a journey into the surreal

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By Matylda Konecka in New Illustration on Thursday 30 July 2015

Matylda Konecka is an artist from Wrocław, Poland. She graduated from Landscape Architecture at the Wrocław University of Environmental and Life Sciences, and has been awarded prizes in several major competitions, while also having a number of individual and group exhibitions throughout Europe.

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Awesome mural is created in Melbourne with just acrylic paint and a brush

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By Shawn Lu in New Art on Thursday 30 July 2015

Melbourne artist Shawn Lu has created his most recent mural, The Biker, outside of the Juddy Roller studios in Fitzroy, Melbourne.

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It took 10,123 post-it notes to redecorate a room from bare white to rainbow

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By Hilora Johns in New Art on Wednesday 8 July 2015

Have you ever wondered how many post-it notes are needed to cover an entire room? YouTuber Ernest Goujon did!

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Embroidered portraits of women by Sarah-Anne Kennedy

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By Aoife O'Toole in New Art on Tuesday 7 July 2015

‘A Common Thread’ is an exhibition of embroidered portraits by Sarah-Anne Kennedy depicting women’s traditional style and costume from all around the globe. From Japan to Finland, Ireland to Nepal this intricate handwork celebrates the strength and beauty of femininity – from the primitive to the sophisticated.

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Australia’s Winton Wetlands in beautifully vivid colours

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By Rene Martens in New Eco on Monday 6 July 2015

The Winton Wetlands is one place that is starting to get known throughout Australia. Located on the eastern edge of the Victorian Riverina Bioregion, this 8,750-hectare wetlands welcomed a new hub recently by opening a café for tourists to spend some time before driving through the wetlands to see wildlife. Even with no water in most […]

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Zen Dogs bring a whole new meaning to the word ‘chilled’

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By Hayley Sarre in New Photography on Sunday 5 July 2015

Australia’s leading animal photographer Alex Cearns has just released a never before seen photo series titled ‘Zen Dogs’. The photo series is a joyful and uplifting series of pooch portraits showing each dog in a Zen-like pose, relaxed and happy, with their eyes blissfully closed.

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Finnish artist tells stories through stunning underwater photography

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By Marlena Bontas in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Susanna Majuri, a Helsinki-based photographer, shoots her subjects at the bottom of a pool to create a dream-world that incites the mind. The background of her images is made of waxed canvas depicting beautiful scenes from nature.

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The Taxi Driver: a short documentary following a Melbourne-based cabbie

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By Alex Siddons in Video on Tuesday 23 June 2015

David Thomas is a New Zealand-born dairy farmer who 26 years ago became a Melbourne-based cab driver. Throughout Thomas’s career of driving taxis, he has battled health issues, homelessness and ongoing pressures from the authorities.

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The P-Wheel is a potty training target for your son (or boyfriend, or roommate)

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By David Martin in New Products on Tuesday 23 June 2015

The P-wheel is a retractable potty training target for your son, boyfriend, husband, roommate, or friend. It automatically lowers when the seat is raised and raises when the seat is lowered. The P-wheel not only encourages the guys in your life to get it in the toilet, but also reminds them to lift the seat.

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This company wants to plant one billion trees worldwide using drones

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By Ry Padarath in New Eco on Tuesday 23 June 2015

In their relatively short life spans, it’s fair to say that drones have attracted a pretty negative reputation. At the milder end of the spectrum, they are annoying disturbances to our privacy that could singlehandedly lead to the death of topless sunbaking and nude beaches. At the other end of the scale, the Reaper and Predator drones used by the US military rain death from sky and often result in terrible consequences for innocent civilians in the same area as their targets.

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TypoSpective, the minimalist typographic experiment created using a single phone keypad

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By sherif samy in New Design on Tuesday 23 June 2015

This project called TypoSpective is a collection of daily-used words designed in minimalistic and expressive forms. It gives words a space to perform and to interact with the audience, while avoiding visual distractions and complications.

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Artist creates deformed sculptures reflecting on the relationship with our own bodies (NSFW)

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By Marlena Bontas in New Art on Sunday 14 June 2015

Sculpture is a form of art that shows what can be physically done with our ideas about the world. They can leaves us in awe or disgust, given us something to hold on to when we’re lost, caught into the threads of our busy mind.

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These little chicks paint well-known celebrities as chickens

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By Paul Broughall in New Art on Monday 8 June 2015

Meet the Artistic Chicks. An idea by Irish artist Paul Broughall. The concept is that five little yellow fluffy chicks paint celebrities as chicks. Each portrait features a celebrity with yellow skin and a beak as a mouth, placed on a tiny easel.

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