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Rachel Oakley

Rachel Oakley is an Aussie writer based in NYC with an obsession for the creepy, cool and quirky side of life. Some of her main passions include philosophy, art, travel, and sarcasm.

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Baby opossums chomping on fruit salad is the cutest thing on the Internet

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 18 April 2015

Opossums are cute, but a bunch of baby opossums munching on fruit salad together, is just too adorable. These baby opossums were rescued and now live at a wildlife rehab centre in Pennsylvania where they get spoiled rotten with their favourite fruit snacks.

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This Irish paper company is turning hateful anti-gay lies into celebratory confetti

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 17 April 2015

Ireland’s referendum on marriage equality is coming up in May, so it’s no surprise that a few leaflets have been passed around by anti-gay campaigners. Using this hateful literature, one Dublin paper company decided to turn all those negative anti-gay messages into something that stood up for freedom and equality: confetti!

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An illustrated collection of all of Don Draper’s conquests

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 17 April 2015

Who hasn’t Don Draper slept with? This Mad Men character¬†might be the founding partner of Sterling Cooper Draper Pryce but that doesn’t mean he doesn’t have time to roll around in the hay once in a while.

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This owl in the Netherlands loves to land on people’s heads

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 17 April 2015

There’s an owl in the Netherlands who doesn’t like to land anywhere else but on top of people’s heads. It’s either your dream come true or your worst nightmare (if you check out the size of those talons).

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Led Zeppelin just released an interactive video for their song ‘Trampled Under Foot’

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Friday 17 April 2015

Get ready, Led Zeppelin fans, because there’s a new video in town that’s about to get you pretty psyched about 70’s rock all over again. Led Zeppelin recently teamed up with media and tech company Interlude, as well as production company PRETTYBIRD to produce an amazing interactive video that invites fans (and soon-to-be-fans) into the facade of the iconic building found on Zeppelin’s 1975 cover, Physical Graffiti.

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Students writes a 16-line poem… with 12 lines of cocaine included

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Friday 17 April 2015

W.B. Yeats was deep. William Wordsworth was too. And while this next poem might not be as deep, it certainly got the attention of the teachers at school! According to Reddit, a teacher set students a writing assignment: a 16-word poem. Unlike other students, the one pupil decided to get creative with poetry by calling their poem ‘#Deep’.

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Check out this incredible 3D sleeve tattoo by Tony Booth

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 16 April 2015

There are sleeve tattoos and then there are sleeve tattoos. Completed by tattoo artist Tony Booth, this 3D tattoo looks like it belongs to a cyborg from the future with its intense – and realistic – tile work.

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Japanese dad photographs his adorable twins through life’s ups and downs

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

Here’s a question: Does it get any cuter than a couple of Japanese twins giving the peace sign? Nope. This is the cutest Instagram photo series I’ve seen in a while and it’s all documented by the twins’ father, graphic designer Akira Oozawa.

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Cute advertising campaign turns Pocky snacks into famous figures

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 16 April 2015

French creative agency Jesus recently came up with a very creative way to get the word out about Mikado (Pocky to non-Europeans), the delicious Japanese chocolatey-biscuity snack.

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The loneliest whale in the world will hit you right in the feels

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Tuesday 14 April 2015

The loneliest whale in the world has no family, no friends and no lover. And it’s sad as to why. You see, most whales communicate between 12 and 25hz. This whale? She sings at 52hz. Singing at that frequency means no other whales can hear her.

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Critically acclaimed director David Lynch is the star of an art exhibition in Queensland

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Tuesday 14 April 2015

You know David Lynch for his weirdly wonderful cinematic masterpieces (Mulholland Drive and Eraserhead come to mind), but what you might not know is that Lynch is a prolific artist, too, having spent more than 50 years producing paintings, photography and works on paper. We’re all in for a treat because David Lynch’s artwork will be on view to the public at Gallery of Modern Art, QAGOMA.

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Big, fluffy Angora show bunnies will win your heart over

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 April 2015

Does it get any cuter, cuddlier or cooler than these Angora show bunnies? Nope. Photographer Andres Serrano took these adorable photos during the National Angora Show in Palmyra, New York. Yup, they actually have rabbit shows, just like the canine ones.

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Here’s what freedom means to artists, musicians and politicians

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Monday 13 April 2015

Back in 2005, a high school student named Alex Robson began collecting index cards with people’s responses on them. There was one question they had to answer: What does freedom mean to you?

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Photos from San Francisco’s Hunky Jesus contest will leave you… confused

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 13 April 2015

Every year San Francisco holds the annual Hunky Jesus Contest to find out just who is king of the dudes and messiah of the muscles… or something to that effect.

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Amazing illustrations drawn with a single, continuous line

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 13 April 2015

Cory Casella wins the prize for the most artistic doodles ever. Because though these may look like they’re drawn the traditional way, Casella actually uses just one line for each illustration.

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