The Best of Lost At E Minor

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Astronaut’s daughter sends him a huge heartfelt message with help from 11 cars

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 16 April 2015

When 13-year-old Stephanie, the daughter of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, wanted to send her dad a message, Hyundai knew exactly how to do it.

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These are some pretty realistic birds made of just wood and paper

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 15 April 2015

With only wood, paper and some pretty deft fingers, London-based artist and sculptor Zack Mclaughlin produces beautiful birds for us to gasp in wonder.

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Four koalas got to enjoy first class before flying off to Singapore

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Wednesday 15 April 2015

In celebration of Singapore’s 50th independence anniversary, Australia has sent over four koalas to be ambassadors to the city state for the next six months. To get there, they’ll be flying in style, or what Qantas calls ‘koala class’.

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Melting popsicle sticks become abstract art through long exposure photos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 15 April 2015

No one likes melted ice cream, except maybe New Jersey-based photographer Michael Massaia, whose long exposure photos have unexpectedly turned the yummy desserts into mesmerizing abstract art.

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Futuristic concept car that can split into two motorcycles is the solution to traffic

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Wednesday 15 April 2015

Imagine yourself stuck in traffic. Now instead of remaining stuck, you simply press a button and your entire car suddenly splits into two motorcycles, letting you and your passenger speed off ahead of other uncool vehicles. Yeah, just like Batman

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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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Sydney family rescues abandoned magpie, now she always comes back to hang around with them

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 14 April 2015

On one windy day, a three-week-old magpie fell out of her nest and was left to die by the side of the road. Fortunately, she’d soon find a new home, albeit much different from hers – the home of her rescuers, the Bloom family from Newport, Sydney.

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Apple roses: a delicious dessert that looks like a bouquet of roses

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 14 April 2015

How do you like them apples? ‘Cooking with Manuela’ makes us drool with a dessert recipe that’s both romantic and delectable: Apples baked to look like a bouquet of roses. Making rose-shaped apples is fairly easy. You’ll just have to spread apricot preserve on strips of puff pastry, then place the thin strips of apple.

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Artist turns ordinary luggage into scary, life-like monster treasure chests

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 14 April 2015

Thieves beware, these luggage bite back. Pennsylvania-based Mellie Z of Fine Line Workshop makes ordinary suitcases come to life by turning them into life-like monsters.

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Whiskey Wedge: a mold that makes slow-melting ice for a glass of undiluted whiskey

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 14 April 2015

The Whiskey Wedge is an innovative ice cube mold that makes your whiskey cold, but also keeps its spirit strong. Just like how a real man wants it. By molding ice to have a surface area that has minimal contact with the drink, the wedge minimizes melting, extending your whiskey’s spirit longer before becoming diluted.

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This is the mysterious ‘Dr. Seuss’ house that sits in the middle of the Alaskan wilderness

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Monday 13 April 2015

When you venture out into the Alaskan wilderness, you’d expect to see snow, trees, hopelessness, and probably more snow. But in the town of Willow, you’d find something very different: a house that looks like it came straight out of a fairy tale. Called the ‘Dr. Seuss House’ by locals for its imaginative façade and unique structure, the house towers over the deserted snowy landscape, sticking out like a sore thumb.

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Moments after this photo was taken, the lion pounced right towards the photographer

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 11 April 2015

Photographers sure have guts. Atif Saeed is a nature photographer in Pakistan and had quite the run-in with a lion who really wasn’t in the mood to be photographed that day. While photographing animals at a safari zoo park near Lahore, Saeed came across a beautiful lion he just had to photograph and risk his life for.

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These 18th century dolls may be the world’s oldest examples of the modern computer

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By Kenny Ong in Tech on Friday 10 April 2015

In what is believed to be a 240-year-old computer-like masterpiece, this self-automated little doll blinks, moves his head, and is able to write a customised message of up to 40 letters in any combination, thanks to an ingenious system which involves 6,000 moving parts within his body.

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This video of a St. Bernard taking his owner for a walk makes us laugh every time

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 10 April 2015

Dog owner? You’ll know how difficult it can be to teach your pooch to walk on a leash like a little gentleman or lady. Some of us persevere and end up with dogs who know not to pull on the leash. And then there are those like in this hilarious video.

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Street artist uses public installations in Paris as part of his interactive drawings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 9 April 2015

The streets of Paris become an outdoor art gallery, thanks to French artist Charles Leval (aka Levalet) and his interactive – not to mention highly-amusing – drawings. Taking ordinary items you’d normally see on the street – like a drain pipe, or a lamp post, or even a piece of garbage – the street artist gives them new purpose and meaning by incorporating them as central pieces of his artworks.

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Huskies looking magical on mirror-like frozen lakes in Russia

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 8 April 2015

Fox Grom has won over the world with his majestic photos of Siberian Huskies. This pet owner recently took his two dogs to an enormous frozen lake in Russia and photographed their playtime.

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Dull businessmen jumping next to their daughters is a thing in Japan

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 8 April 2015

Apparently in Japan, boring old businessmen – commonly referred to as ‘Ossan’ – are laughed at by younger generations for their obedience to the status quo. Photographer Yuki Aoyama is trying to change that perception one jump shot at a time.

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USB Mixtapes allow kids of today to share music like it’s the ‘80s

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 7 April 2015

Sydney-based designer Tiffany Roddis has just revived a part of the ‘80s that we sorely miss: the mixtape. By mixing (no pun intended) old and modern technologies, she brings back the good ‘ol days of compiling all our favourite tunes in one awesome cassette.

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Australian artist paints ocean rocks with colourful dots to turn them into mandalas

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 7 April 2015

Canada-based Aussie artist Elspeth McLean uses random ocean rocks she finds as her canvas. Using a technique she calls ‘dotillism’, she applies as many as six applications of acrylic paint to infuse the material with as much colour and detail as she can, turning the oft-unnoticed pieces into intricate and mesmerizing mandalas.

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Artist raises more than $14,000 to make soaps that look like skulls

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 7 April 2015

California-based artist Eden Gorgos has used her sculpting skills to make a line of artisan soaps that remind us of our mortality. Perfect for when you just want to take a relaxing shower and not think about life and stuff.

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