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Spiegelworld Empire dazzles with burlesque, comedy and foot juggling

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By Elise Boyd in New Events on Friday 28 February 2014

Back for another summer in Australia, Spiegelworld’s new show, Empire, is a collection of acts featuring their unique blend of circus, comedy, cabaret, aerobatics, and burlesque. The best part? It’s all performed in a Belgian-style Spiegeltent, including a bar and beer garden that you can enjoy before you enter.

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The Nokia Lumia 1020: An impressive 41 megapixel camera in a smartphone

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By Elise Boyd in Tech on Thursday 12 December 2013

As self-confessed tech addicts here in the Lost At E Minor office, we were pretty excited to get our hands on the newly released Nokia Lumia 1020, which hit Australian shelves earlier this year. The impressive Windows 8 powered device packs a punch with a dual-core 1.5GHz processor, 2GB of RAM, 32GB of storage, and a 4.5 inch 1280×768 screen.

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Roadtesting the HTC One mini: photos of the best street art in Surry Hills and Newcastle

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By Elise Boyd in Tech on Monday 2 December 2013

Last week in the Lost At E Minor office, we had a lightbulb moment – a dimly-lit lightbulb moment, but a lightbulb moment all the same. It suddenly dawned on us that despite living and breathing street art every day, we’ve never shown our Lost At E Minor friends (yes, that’s you) some of the art that we get to see on our daily commutes into the office. So, with that in mind, we thought we’d show you around our hoods.

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giffgaff Guts: 150 people, an empty swimming pool and fake blood and guts

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By Elise Boyd in New Events on Thursday 31 October 2013

Just in time for Halloween, we have a proposition for you: 150 people dressed in white, an empty swimming pool, and more fake blood and guts than you can shake a stick at.

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DiG Festival: Newcastle’s very own SXSW

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By Elise Boyd in New Events on Friday 13 September 2013

What’s that? You’ve never even heard of Newcastle, Australia? Well, get to the google machine! Listed in Lonely Planet’s Top 10 Cities of 2011, Newcastle not only happens to be the location of one of our Lost At E Minor offices, but is also a vibrant, upcoming hub for all the things we love here at Lost At E Minor: technology, arts, design and culture. We’re pretty biased though, so just ask Lonely Planet: they reckon it’s one of the most underrated cities, with its down-to-earth larrikin charm, amazing beaches, relaxed lifestyle and proximity to the Hunter Valley vineyards.

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Harry Juku’s: A Melbourne bar with Japanese bath house, lounge and disco

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By Elise Boyd in New Events on Thursday 5 September 2013

Harry Juku’s bar on Swan St in Richmond, Melbourne, is pretty unusual. It’s a yotel, massage, bath house, lounge, and disco in one. The far-out environment includes foot-spa booths, a full Japanese train carriage balcony, and for those who are after a little more privacy, you can mix beer and food in a hidden dry spa-bath room. Clothing optional. Sort of.

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Finding our inner muse at Melbourne’s Cullen Hotel

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By Elise Boyd in Cool Travel on Tuesday 16 July 2013

Located in Melbourne’s bohemian suburb Prahran, The Cullen is an Australian first; a boutique art hotel inspired by and featuring the original artwork and prints of Australian contemporary artist, Adam Cullen. We were recently lucky enough to be invited on a trip to check out the hotel in the quest to “find our inner muse” at the sleek Art Series Hotel.

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Autumn in Melbourne: photos by The Age photographers

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By Elise Boyd in New Photography on Thursday 30 May 2013

Ah, Autumn. It’s a truth universally acknowledged that no matter where you are in the world (except Antartica – no trees!), humans and dogs alike love rolling around in Autumn leaves. Photographers from The Age in Melbourne recently captured their favourite Autumn photographs, those moments that really personify the season. We’ve featured a few of our favourites but you can check ‘em all out here.

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Wolf Peach Clothing: t-shirts by Sydney tattoo artist

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By Elise Boyd in New Fashion on Tuesday 28 May 2013

We’re always keen to show cool Australian designs – especially when they’re on nice, quality t-shirts for both guys and girls. Wolf Peach Clothing, started by Christabel, a tattoo artist in Sydney, puts her awesome, twisted monster drawings onto shirts.

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Instantgram: your favourite Instagram snaps printed on magnets

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By Elise Boyd in Cool Websites on Monday 27 May 2013

When Lost At E Minor signed up to Instagram, we were pretty excited about the exponential increase in cats and selfies in our lives. So, you can imagine our excitement when we found out that Instantgram would print our favourite Instagram snaps on magnets to adorn our office fridge and, well, most metal objects you can think of.

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NeroTrigger: DIY high speed photography

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By Elise Boyd in New Photography on Friday 19 April 2013

If the art of high speed photography has left you bamboozled and is keeping you up at night with questions like “but just how did they know that bullet was going to hit that egg?!”, we’re going to let you in on a little secret. One word: NeroTrigger.

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SPONSORED: #Untamed digital photo installation in Paris

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By Elise Boyd in New Photography on Friday 1 March 2013

#Untamed is the first exhibition of its kind. Inspired by the new Mercedes-Benz CLA, #Untamed is a digital photo exhibition showcasing some of the most unusual Instagram photos the internet has to offer. The rules are simple: hop on over to untamed-installation.com, connect your Instagram account and choose 3 of your most unusual photos that […]

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Les Mean Girls: the latest meme mashup

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By Elise Boyd in Cool Websites on Wednesday 30 January 2013

We’re digging the hilarious Les Mean Girls, the latest Tumblr full of meme mashups to grace our screens. Who knew that the classics Mean Girls and Les Misérables would mesh together so perfectly? Totally fetch!

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Smash Palace: old buses recycled into a bar

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By Elise Boyd in Cool Travel on Wednesday 30 January 2013

Smash Palace is the ultimate in thriftiness; this cool little pop up bar in Christchurch is decked out almost entirely from furniture made from recycled scrap material. The best part though is that the bars themselves are retrofitted into…yep, old buses!

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An outdoor amphitheatre from recycled shipping palettes

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By Elise Boyd in New Eco on Tuesday 29 January 2013

During our recent trip to Christchurch, we were lucky enough to be able to participate in a voluntourism project, run by Gap Filler (the guys behind the Dance-o-mat and a whole bunch of other equally fun projects!)

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