The Best of Lost At E Minor

The Lost At E Minor posts creating the most waves right now.

Old skate decks upcycled into guitars is a beautiful thing

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 3 August 2015

Instead of throwing away broken skateboard decks, 22-year-old Nick Pourfard has found a way to bring them back to life, albeit in a different form as a musical instrument.

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Artists breathe new life into a community by painting all 209 of their houses

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 3 August 2015

In Mexico, a youth organization collaborated with the local government to bring change to an impoverished community by turning their entire neighbourhood into a massive mural.

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Live to sleep? These illustrations totally get your dreamy lifestyle

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Monday 3 August 2015

There are two kinds of people in the world: those that LOVE sleep and can’t get enough of it, and those other weirdos. Some people just don’t get the desire to sleep. That desire to nap in the early afternoon or to sleep in until midday on a weekend (or a weekday, who are we kidding?). But that’s ok. There’s someone who does understand the wonders of sleep – artist Landysh Askhmetzyanova.

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Kiwi students perform a breathtaking Maori war dance in honour of their late teacher

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 31 July 2015

When a favourite teacher at Palmerston North Boys High School died last week, students of this New Zealand school knew there was only one way to give him the send-off he truly deserved. As Mr. Tamatea’s hearse entered the school grounds, 1,700 students broke into a traditional Maori haka that will send shivers down your spine.

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Your pen, Your Majesty! We all need a geeky pen holder just like this one

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 31 July 2015

Isn’t it about time you felt high and mighty when asking for your pen to sign papers or grade assignments? Yes, yes it is. And lucky for you, ThinkGeek has made a pen holder that will give you all those feelings. Introducing the Executive Knight Pen Holder.

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Now you can wear all the tools of the trade on your wrist

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 31 July 2015

Carrying around a heavy box of tools can get tiring if you do it day in, day out. So the geniuses at Leatherman came up with a wearable toolbox that includes pretty much every tool you’ll need on a day at work. Except maybe an electric drill.

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Illustrations of real life Disney princes will make your ovaries explode

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 31 July 2015

Melbourne-based artist Jirka Vaatainen has discovered a surefire way to make ovaries explode everywhere: by illustrating Disney Princes as real guys.

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Baymax bed will make sure you’re satisfied with your sleep

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 30 July 2015

If you have trouble sleeping, Big Hero 6’s beloved healthcare robot has the perfect cure for that: himself!

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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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Water droplets in these macro photos turn the ordinary into the extraordinary

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 30 July 2015

We’ve seen beautiful and impressive macro photography over the years, but what we’ve never seen are water droplets undergoing ‘a phenomenal metamorphosis’.

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Omg! Grumpy puppy is the funniest thing we’ve seen since Grumpy Cat

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Thursday 30 July 2015

And you thought Grumpy Cat was as agro as they get! Meet Earl, the Internet’s ‘most morose mutt’. This little puggle enjoys eating snacks, sunbathing and chasing balls around the park – but with a sourpuss look on his face at all times.

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This fallen angel sculpture looks so real it’s a bit disturbing

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 30 July 2015

We probably won’t be eating chicken wings for a while. Back in 2008, Beijing-based artistic duo Sun Yuan and Peng Yu unveiled their most disturbing work: a highly-realistic sculpture of a fallen angel.

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Cecil the lion’s killer is being slayed on the Internet (and rightly so)

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Wednesday 29 July 2015

Earlier this month, Cecil the lion – one of the most treasured lions in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park – was found shot, beheaded and skinned. This week it was reported that an American man paid a local $55,000 for the opportunity to hunt down Cecil and kill him. The idea was that Cecil would be lured out of the protected park and onto a local landowner’s property to escape any legal ramifications.

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A Breaking Bad café just opened and it’s the coolest thing ever

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Wednesday 29 July 2015

In Istanbul, coffee lovers are satisfying their caffeine addiction at a Breaking Bad-themed café called Walter’s Coffee Roastery.

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Fuzzberta the guinea pig is better at cosplaying than you

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Wednesday 29 July 2015

Instagram is going crazy – and rightly so – for a little guinea pig name Fuzzberta. It’s not just her name that’s cute, either. This little charmer is melting our hearts with her too-cute and too-funny cosplay outfits. Yes, a guinea pig has a whole wardrobe full of costumes, get used to it!

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Ride the cable car up the side of a mountain to dine at this Swiss restaurant

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Tuesday 28 July 2015

If you like to work for your dinner, head to Switzerland and dine at one of the most breathtaking restaurants in the world.

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Cat gets neutered, wakes up with the most confused and horrified reaction

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Tuesday 28 July 2015

When six-month-old Milo came back from the vet, he woke up and felt like something was missing. He looked down, and saw absolutely nothing.

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This baby orca shows us what true happiness is all about

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 28 July 2015

In the Salish Sea near British Columbia, Canada, naturalist Clint Rivers photographed a baby orca who perfectly captures that happy feeling we get on Fridays.

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Bread loaf that looks like a pug is just too cute to eat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 28 July 2015

Don’t you wish you could just bite a pug because they’re so dang cute? Well, now you can! English baker Miss Insomnia Tulip of Lou Lou P’s Delights has baked a loaf of bread that looks like a realistic pug.

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Dine at The Rock, a restaurant in Zanzibar perched high on a… rock

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 27 July 2015

Out of all the restaurants on Earth, The Rock Restaurant in Zanzibar has got to have the very best view. Perched 7 metres high on a rock wedged in the Indian Ocean, this place is unlike any other dining experience.

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