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Sesame Street characters in recreated Renaissance paintings

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By Dijana Necovski in New Art on Thursday 10 October 2013

If you thought Bert and Ernie, Elmo, Big Bird and the rest of the Sesame Street gang couldn’t get any cooler than they already were, well, you’re wrong. The team at Worth 1000 asked their community to feature Sesame Street characters in recreated Renaissance paintings. And here are the results.

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Ain’t nothin’ to fear when (6 year old) B-Girl Terra is here

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By Dijana Necovski in Video on Tuesday 24 September 2013

Holy guacamole! Can this six-year old dance? Heck yeah! This little lady has got the moves and then some. Some hip-hop happiness is definitely running through her veins and she will absolutely floor you with her post-beanie moves. That’s it, I’m going to watch this clip several times and try and imitate B-Girl Terra next […]

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Facial hair playing tricks: a video by Ben Garvin

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By Dijana Necovski in Video on Thursday 5 September 2013

Photojournalist and blogger Ben Garvin thought he’d sit down, shave his beard off and make a video. But his beard had another idea. Check out the hairy tricks up this beard’s sleeve. Or would it be tricks on his chin?

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Pacific Light video by Ruslan Khasanov

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By Dijana Necovski in New Art on Monday 19 August 2013

Ruslan Khasanov, a Russian photographer and graphic designer, was inspired to create Pacific Light after cooking with a combination of oil and soy sauce. He noticed how the sauce forms beads in the mixture and soon began playing around with other liquids to come up with what we see now in his latest video – […]

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The world would be a better place if all locomotives were dressed in colourful crochet

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By Dijana Necovski in New Art on Monday 19 August 2013

Textile artist Olek has covered an entire locomotive with colourful crochet in her home country. The Polish-born artist created the panels in New York after being inspired by a train ride from New York to San Francisco and along with her four assistants, spent two full days in Łódź, Poland, to cover a Px48 steam locomotive and carriages in […]

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Sociable Weaver birds build nests in the middle of nowhere

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By Dijana Necovski in New Photography on Monday 19 August 2013

South African photographer, Dillon Marsh, has taken a series of photographs of nests. Nests? I hear you ask. That’s right, nests. But no ordinary bowl-lookalike nests that are found in trees. These nests are the homes of Social Weaver Birds, and are usually found wrapped around telephone poles in the land of nowhere, which you […]

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Esther Stewart’s new art exhibition in Melbourne

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By Dijana Necovski in New Events on Friday 2 August 2013

Full Circle is part of Esther Stewart’s latest body of work. Part of the 2013 SUB 12 exhibition held at The Substation, Stewart’s paintings are clean, simple and remind me of ice cream. Whether or not that’s what I’m supposed to be thinking I don’t know, but I do know that since graduating from her Bachelor of […]

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Melbourne plus Manhattan equals Melbhattan

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By Dijana Necovski in New Film on Thursday 17 January 2013

I love Melbourne. I love New York. I also love Woody Allen, and I love it even more when Oslo Davis combines my favourite things. That’s why Melbhattan makes my insides smile. Inspired by the opening sequence of Allen’s 1979 film, Manhattan, Melbourne illustrator (sorry Tassie, we’re claiming him as our own), Oslo Davis, combined […]

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Moonrise Kingdom: a new film by Wes Anderson

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By Dijana Necovski in New Film on Thursday 30 August 2012

Finally! It’s here. I’ve been waiting for months to see what Wes Anderson has come up with for his latest film. Visually, I was excited; musically, I was impressed. I mean, the man has taste. Although it’s not my favorite from the Wes Family of Movie Goodness, it was definitely worth watching. Yes, Wes has a certain style: his […]

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Stereomood: listen to music that matches your mood

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By Dijana Necovski in Cool Websites on Wednesday 9 May 2012

Stereomood is better than a freshly baked croissant. Okay, maybe you can’t eat Stereomood, but you can listen to it during cooking time. Just as I was waving good-bye to my iPod and closing the drawer I was burying it in, a friend of mine sent me a link. I was filled with complete happiness […]

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Mountain Man: How’m I Doin (Live at Amoeba)

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By Dijana Necovski in New Music on Friday 3 February 2012

Having supported The Decemberists on their last tour, don’t be surprised when you fall in love with the voices of Mountain Man after their very first verse on any track. On this one, you’ll find yourself singing: ‘Please Mister Moon, don’t tell on me’. Girls, we think you’re doing just fine.

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WeWood watches

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By Dijana Necovski in New Products on Thursday 21 April 2011

WeWOOD watches are a stylish way to tell the time in an environmently friendly way. The Italian-made watches are produced from materials which are recyclable, biodegradable and completely free of any artificial or toxic nasties. They also produce less CO2 than traditional materials used to make watches. And if that wasn’t enough, each time a […]

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The Fighter: starring Mark Wahlberg

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By Dijana Necovski in New Film on Tuesday 22 February 2011

Remember that feeling you got when you first watched Karate Kid? The feeling where anything is possible and no obstacle is too big to be waxed on and then waxed off. That’s the same feeling you get when you watch The Fighter.

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Jonsi

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By Dijana Necovski in New Music on Thursday 5 August 2010

It’s 12.54am and I’m finding it difficult to sleep. I’ve got post-gig excitement pulsing through my veins and I can’t get his voice out of my head. But I don’t mind. Who cares about waking up early for work and responsibilities when you’ve just come home from watching an amazing Icelandic specimen like Jonsi. What […]

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Laura Veirs’ July Flame album

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By Dijana Necovski in New Music on Wednesday 19 May 2010

From the moment you hear her voice, you’ll be hooked. July Flame is the seventh album for Laura Veirs — a former guest contributor to Lost At E Minor — and an album you must have in your collection. Her beautiful voice is so familiar and comforting. Veirs has come a long way from the […]

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