The Best of Lost At E Minor

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

A new sex toy has been designed to contain your partner’s ashes

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 30 April 2015

None of us like to think about our partner dying. But if it happens while we’re still around, it’d be nice to remember them in a way that’ll put a smile on your face. Mark Sturkenboom’s 21 Grams memory box allows ‘a widow to go back to the intimate memories of a lost beloved one’ by stuffing your partner’s ashes inside.

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This epic flipbook was made with just a hole puncher

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 30 April 2015

If you’re ever bored at work, all you have to do to pass the time is pick up that hole punch. It is good for something in 2015! This flipbook was crafted by Scott Blake, who’s usually known for his wild barcode artwork (take a look here), but just to mix things up a bit, he’s created something we can all probably make ourselves.

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We’ve found Bigfoot… in the middle of this bundt cake

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 29 April 2015

How many decades have we been searching for Bigfoot? And how did we not know he was hiding in cake all this time? Ok, so it’s not the Bigfoot we’re all after, but this ridiculously funny bundt cake design will have everyone talking about your cooking skills just as much as they talk about Bigfoot, guaranteed.

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Go surfing in style with these wetsuits that look like business suits

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 29 April 2015

If you’re going to risk getting eaten by a shark, might as well do it in style, right? Quiksilver Japan has released a line of fancy wetsuits that look like actual suits.

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This dad spent two months making this insanely intricate maze for his daughter

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Two years ago, a girl in Japan was rummaging through her dad’s old stuff when she stumbled upon a relic: the most intricate maze drawing in the world. Turns out, her father Kazuo Nomura, was the one who made it. He spent 7 years drawing the maze and has kept it in storage since 1983. After photos of the maze were posted online, it became viral instantly and people have been clamouring for Nomura to make a new one.

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Titses: chocolates shaped like breasts to attract male customers, of course

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Chocolates that you’d love to nipple, err I mean, nibble on. Moscow-based designers Constantin Bolimond and Maxim Ali have come up with a chocolate bar that men would find titillating.

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Photographer documents different foods according to colour gradient and size

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Seattle-based photographer Brittany Wright arranges different food items to create colourful compositions that people with OCD would love.

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Watch as this rescued tiger duo swims for the very first time

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 29 April 2015

Carli and Lily are two magnificent tigers. They were among many other animals that were confiscated by the Department of Environmental Conservation in New York Stats back in 2014. The conditions the two had been living in were deteriorating by the day, with both tigers going without food and water for several days.

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Here’s how to make unicorn cookies that can poop out rainbow sprinkles

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

When baker and pastry chef Elise Strachan of YouTube channel ‘My Cupcake Addiction’ made a batch of unicorn poop cupcakes, her viewers corrected her, saying that these magical creatures don’t excrete glitters, but rather, stars. So she came up with a recipe that shows exactly that: a unicorn cookie pooping stars.

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Artist fills the streets of Paris with large-scale anamorphic illusions

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 28 April 2015

Walking along the romantic streets of Paris, you might encounter a series of geometrical patterns that appear random. However, stand in the correct vantage point, and the illusion will come together, revealing Swiss artist Felice Varini’s anamorphic artworks.

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New medical invention can take samples of your blood without using a needle

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Tuesday 28 April 2015

Squeamish people, rejoice. A startup company has come up with an invention that can take your blood sample without having to use those scary needles. And we can be using it as early as next year. HemoLink is a small ping pong-sized device that can extract your blood using a painless vacuum.

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The latest trend in Taiwan: grooming your dog to have a perfectly round or square head

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Monday 27 April 2015

You might have a really cute dog, one with his own Instagram account, but he won’t get followers unless you make him stand out of the crowd. And over in Taiwan, pet owners are taking their dogs to the salon to make sure they really do stand out.

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Historians find Yoda on a 14th century-old manuscript about medieval monsters

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Monday 27 April 2015

Two words: Ancient Aliens! In a galaxy far, far away, – or at The British Library, rather – two historians found an illustration of a creature inside a 14th century manuscript, and it oddly looks like a famous Jedi master. While researching for his book, Medieval Mosters, historian Damien Kempf and colleague Maria L. Gilbert found Yoda inside the pages of the centuries-old manuscript.

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A beetle and a frog become BFFs and it’s all caught on camera

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 25 April 2015

Wildlife photographer Hendy Mp has captured the beginning of a beautiful friendship on camera, and you won’t believe who or what is involved.

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What the last meals of Julius Caesar, Jimi Hendrix, and Napoleon Bonaparte looked like

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 24 April 2015

I guess you could say that these last meals really look… heavenly. In his project ‘Last Suppers’, director Gus Filgate of Little Fish Films gives us a visual history lesson on what the last meals of famous people looked like.

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Artist gives old computer parts renewed purpose by turning them into intricate insect sculptures

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 23 April 2015

They say that ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’, but in this case, one man’s broken circuit board is another woman’s bug sculpture. In her series ‘Computer Component Bugs’, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell breathes new life into old and unwanted computer parts by recycling them into beautiful high-tech insects.

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Pugs buried in sand is the latest trend to sweep the nation

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Thursday 23 April 2015

Pugs are cute, we already know this. But take a pug to the beach and bury it in sand and it becomes infinitely cuter.

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A colourful photo series of tattooed parents and their children

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 April 2015

When you’re a teenager and you’re dying to get a tattoo and your parents say no way, these kids know they’ve got a very good comeback: ‘Well you’ve got one, so I can have one, too!’

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Tilt shifting Vincent Van Gogh paintings reveal so much more about this talented artist

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 April 2015

Vincent van Gogh’s art is already spectacular for its beautiful blending of colours in grand landscapes. So what could make it look even greater? Using tilt-shift photography to really bring van Gogh’s scenes to life.

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Newly-discovered frog in Costa Rica is the real-life version of Kermit

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Bonus points if that frog can talk and drink tea. In the jungles of Costa Rica, scientists have discovered a species of glass frog that looks like Kermit the Frog. The new species, called ‘Hyalinobatrachium dianae’, was able to evade the watchful eyes of science for many years due to its remote location and misleading insect-like sound, ‘a single, tonal long metallic whistle-like note’.

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