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Milo Sumner

Milo Sumner is a day-dreamer, living and breathing in London. When feeling low, he tends to cut loose and chase after dogs in the park. Otherwise he can usually be found pondering what to have for lunch.

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This funny video shows us what it might be like to create sound effects for, er, adult movies

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Saturday 30 August 2014

‘I do what I love and I do what I hear, I hear what I love and I love what I hear.’ These are the perplexing words of Grant Meyers, foley artist for the adult film industry. For those who may not know, a foley artist recreates the ambient sounds for a film using a wide array of tools and techniques.

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Once a week this hairdresser from New York does something heartwarming

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By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Friday 29 August 2014

Every Sunday in the Big Apple one man is doing what he can to make the world a brighter and more compassionate place. Mark Bustos is a young stylist at a fashionable hair salon in New York City, but once a week he takes to the streets and provides free haircuts to the homeless.

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London’s council commission a floating village to ease demand for housing

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By Milo Sumner in Architecture on Friday 29 August 2014

Floating villages are by no means a new phenomenon, having been established in Vietnam and Cambodia for hundreds (perhaps thousands) of years. In more recent years developed countries have begun investigating floating settlements as a way to cope with flooding and rising sea levels, most noticeably in China and The Netherlands.

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This video shows the drastic difference between the lungs of a healthy person and those of a smoker

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Friday 29 August 2014

Newsflash. Smoking is bad for you. Ok, we all knew that smoking isn’t exactly a great part of a healthy lifestyle, but many people are guilty of deceiving themselves about quite HOW badly it affects your body. The truth is that, in the long term, there are few things more likely to put you in the ground before your time than smoking.

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Ukrainian artist creates unbelievable recreations of famous paintings using nothing but plasticine

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Friday 29 August 2014

Svitlana Postelga is an artist with a refreshingly unusual talent. Most of us are familiar with plasticine as a children’s toy (and an awesome one at that!) but Postelga uses the versatile substance as a medium, from which she creates her own versions of iconic paintings.

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Photographer takes a pizza all over California taking pictures of it as he goes

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 29 August 2014

Here at Lost At E Minor we like to think we’ve seen everything and that nothing can surprise us. That being said, we are always delighted to be proved woefully wrong as is the case here. Photographer Jonpaul Douglass has produced a series that has us slapping our thighs and scratching our heads at the same time.

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This guy put an abrupt end to a 10-hour long pay-it-forward streak at Starbucks, and we think he’s great

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By Milo Sumner in New Trends on Thursday 28 August 2014

So everybody is probably familiar with the current trend of ‘paying-it-forward’ in coffee shops. Essentially it’s a self-propelling chain of charity in which each person in the queue pays for the drink of the person behind them. A beautifully simple idea and altruistic to boot, but maybe it’s not so great…

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An Unstealable Bicycle: the answer to all our problems!

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By Milo Sumner in New Design on Thursday 28 August 2014

There are so many positive aspects to cycling: it’s a great way to combine travel and exercise, you can avoid being crammed up with other people during your morning commute, less cars mean less emissions and also it’s simply pretty cool.

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Billy Crystal’s tribute speech to Robin Williams will have you weeping and laughing at the same time

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Thursday 28 August 2014

At the Emmy Awards Ceremony on Monday, guests were fortunate to witness a truly heartwarming spectacle as actor Billy Crystal paid tribute to his dear friend and colleague, Robin Williams. After a lifetime of fighting mental illness, Williams committed suicide a little over two weeks ago. The world of entertainment, and indeed the world at large, was hit hard at the loss of such a dazzlingly talented comedian.

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What if guy BFFs acted like girl BFFs? It would be weirdly creepy, that’s what

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Let’s be honest here: men are from mars and women are from venus. Or something like that. At any rate there are some whoppingly irreconcilable differences between how males friends act with each other and how female friends act with each other [watch the video here].

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Highlights of Burning-Man festival in photos (and lots of them)

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Started in 1986, Burning-Man is perhaps the most famous festival of its kind in the world. Based around values of community and self-expression, the week-long event is hosted in the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA. Championing radical artistic expression and self-reliance, Burning-Man has ever been a haven for like-minded people who strive to live by a certain set of values.

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Tasmanian festival is invaded by rabbits the size of houses

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Wednesday 27 August 2014

Earlier this month Launceston, Tasmania, played host to the Junction Arts Festival, a series of ‘unexpected art adventures weaving through the city.’ From music to installations, Junction is an energy-packed festival that combines joy with interactive performances to show that art needn’t be limited to gallery spaces.

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Filmmaker ventures back into radiation ravaged Chernobyl to make this startling film

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By Milo Sumner in New Film on Wednesday 27 August 2014

On Saturday 26th April 1986, a routine systems check was taking place at the nuclear power plant of Chernobyl near the Soviet city of Pripyat. An unexpected power surge caused engineers to attempt an emergency shutdown. However, before it could go into effect there was an explosion caused by a build up of steam within the reactor. As a result the inner components of the reactor were exposed to the atmosphere and violently ignited, sending massive plumes of radiation high into the air.

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Pop-up panda bear toast, how did we ever live without it?!

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By Milo Sumner in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 26 August 2014

Have you ever looked down at your breakfast and thought to yourself: ‘ah man, I can’t bring myself to eat this, it’s just not adorable enough!’ Well, the answer to all your troubles is here. From the far east we’ve had such cute foods as baby-shaped pears and hugging-bear cookies, but now we are pleased to bring you… teddy-bear toast!

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These stunning photos show the deathly beauty of the Portugese Man-Of-War

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Tuesday 26 August 2014

The Portugese Man-Of-War is well-known for its deadly sting, but there is a whole other side to the creature rarely seen. Ex-US military combat photographer Aaron Ansarov has been collecting stranded man-of-war on a Florida beach in order to study and photograph them. Rather than a single organism, a Man-Of-War is actually a colony of smaller creatures that are genetically identical, highly specialised and band together to create a larger and more complex being.

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