The Best of Lost At E Minor

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

This is not art but strikingly blue salt fields of Australia

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Monday 6 July 2015

When flying cross-country, you can see a number of spectacular sights. Fly over Arizona and you’ll see the Grand Canyon. Make it to northern Italy and you’ll see the towering Alps. But if you head on over to Australia, don’t expect to see just barren red land. Aussie photographer Simon Butterworth shows us that the outback is just as colourful as any place on Earth.

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Man living in Milwaukee paints ‘Welcome to Cleveland’ on his roof to troll airline passengers

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Sunday 5 July 2015

In 1978, artist and photographer Mark Gubin and his assistant were having lunch on his roof when the latter noticed how the house stood in the flight path of planes headed to Milwaukee’s Mitchell International Airport. She told him to make a welcome sign, and so he did, except it read, ‘Welcome to Cleveland’.

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Wow! Lighting in slow-motion really shows us the power of Mother Nature

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Saturday 4 July 2015

Don’t get on Mother Nature’s bad side. Because if you do, she might just strike you with her fury. And judging by this video, it was one particular fish that got on her bad side!

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True story: Astronauts had to go through customs after return from moon landing

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By Low Lai Chow in News on Saturday 4 July 2015

Coming back from that famous moon landing in 1969, Apollo 11 astronauts Neil Armstrong, Buzz Aldrin and Michael Collins had to sign a US Customs General Declaration form to declare the moon rock and moon dust samples from their moon landing mission.

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Hilarious illustrations of Sad Animal Facts

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By Low Lai Chow in New Illustration on Saturday 4 July 2015

This whimsical series of drawings based on depressing facts about animals by writer and illustrator Brooke Barker — who wrote (duh) and illustrated (double duh) everything — has been causing quite a storm of shares online. And for good reason too. It’s ridiculously funny while being well-researched. Just so you know, jellyfish are heartless creatures.

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Watch your record spin with this super cool vertical turntable

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Friday 3 July 2015

Even though technology has advanced and we’re spoilt with music on our MP3 players, smartphones and laptops, nothing beats the tunes that come from a vinyl record player. Gramovox knows this and has created a brand new record player that not only plays vinyls, but it stands vertically so it looks like your spinning records are levitating.

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Stunning images of glowworms in 30-million-year-old limestone caves in New Zealand

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Thursday 2 July 2015

If photographer Joseph Michael isn’t working for the New Zealand tourism commission, someone get him a job quick. His long-exposure photos of glowworms in caves are simply amazing and make us want to pack our bags immediately!

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Artist imagines what it would be like for security cameras to hang out together

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 2 July 2015

Have you ever noticed how surveillance cameras are always alone? There’s a good reason for that. Prague-based artist Jakub Geltner shows us how disturbing it can get if these devices hung out together, just like a flock or a herd.

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Snails get their shells painted to avoid getting stepped on

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 2 July 2015

Wanting to help snails avoid getting accidentally stepped on, artist Stefan Siverud has come up with a creative way to get them noticed: by painting their shells with art.

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This is what happens when a street artist and the city council go at each other

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 2 July 2015

Whenever London-based street artist ‘Mobstr’ would stencil in an artwork, he’d find it the next day painted over by the city council. So what does he do? He paints over it. And what does the council do? They also paint over it!

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Whales are caught singing for their lunch in Alaska

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 2 July 2015

Seeing a humpback whale in the wild is mesmerizing, but seeing a pod of them from a seagull’s point of view – while fishing for their lunch – is breathtaking.

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Brand new car gets witty camouflage to keep it from being stolen

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 1 July 2015

When one guy got himself a brand new car, he wanted it to be absolutely theft-proof. But rather than installing fancy security systems, he came up with a cheaper alternative: he covered it in rust.

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Good guy chooses his beagle over his dog-hating girlfriend in epic craigslist ad

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 1 July 2015

When his girlfriend of four years told him to get rid of his dog Molly, Redditor ‘Getzen’ had no choice but to put out an ad on Craigslist.

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Private thoughts on love go public in this emotional art series

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 1 July 2015

Georgia-based photographer Peyton Fulford asked people all over the world to send her their most private thoughts, diary entries and text messages. She then turned these messages from Australia, Italy, the UK, and the USA, into banners and placed them on abandoned buildings throughout her hometown of Columbus, Georgia.

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Watermelon toast is Taiwan’s greatest gift to mankind

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 26 June 2015

At Jimmy’s Bakery in Taiwan, people have been lining up to get a taste of their latest product, one that combines two unlikely food items: a watermelon and a loaf of bread. Introducing, the watermelon toast.

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Photographer and food stylist recreate The Shining with just food

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 26 June 2015

All work and no cupcakes makes Jack a dull boy. Photographer Davide Luciano and food stylist Claudia Ficca have collaborated once again to come up with a gastronomic series that will not only make you hungry, but will also make you tremble in fear.

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Women are flocking to the zoo just to see this handsome gorilla

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Friday 26 June 2015

#GorillaBod. At the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan, attendance has spiked thanks to hordes of women flocking to see a dashingly good-looking resident: a male gorilla named Shabani.

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If Tim Burton’s Batmobile were made into a badass motorbike

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 26 June 2015

We’ve found Batman, and apparently, he’s in Poland. Game Over Cycles, a shop that specializes in customizing motorbikes, has built a trike inspired by the Batmobile from the Tim Burton films ‘Batman’ and ‘Batman Returns’.

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Tattoos that look more like cross-stitch designs are absolutely gorgeous

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 26 June 2015

Turkish tattoo artist Eva Krbdk treats skin like it’s a piece of tapestry. She weaves her needle through skin to make tats that look like they were embroidered on.

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Luhu the tabby cat has a face that looks sad all the time

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Meet Luhu, the saddest cat in the world. As you can see, her drooping brow makes it look like she’s permanently down in the dumps.

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