The Best of Lost At E Minor

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Blind dog and his guide dog show what it truly means to be BFFs

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Thursday 25 June 2015

Glenn, a blind Jack Russell terrier, and Buzz, a Staffordshire bull terrier, are BFFs (Best Friends Fur-ever). Despite being abandoned by their owner, these two have never abandoned each other, with the latter even serving as a guide for his disabled buddy.

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These Star Wars hats are a must-have for every geek’s wardrobe

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 24 June 2015

With ‘Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ about to hit theatres in a few months, New Era has released a collection of limited edition collection that features some of the franchise’s most beloved characters as caps.

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Little animals with succulents in them will fill your house with adorable

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 24 June 2015

In the talented hands of Sao Paulo-based sculptor Priscilla Ramos, whales, anteaters, and capybaras become tiny planters that fill your home with cute and whimsy.

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Helmets that look like heads are bound to turn heads on the road

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 24 June 2015

Dubai-based designer Jyo John Mullor has come up with conceptual helmets that don’t look like helmets, but instead, they’re made to look like your scalp!

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Cat hangs on for dear life after accidentally ending up on plane wing

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 23 June 2015

If you’ve seen that new Mission Impossible trailer, you probably know that one scene wherein Tom Cruise clings onto a plane right as it takes off. Well, here’s the real-life version, and with a better protagonist: a cat!

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This company wants to plant one billion trees worldwide using drones

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By Ry Padarath in New Eco on Tuesday 23 June 2015

In their relatively short life spans, it’s fair to say that drones have attracted a pretty negative reputation. At the milder end of the spectrum, they are annoying disturbances to our privacy that could singlehandedly lead to the death of topless sunbaking and nude beaches. At the other end of the scale, the Reaper and Predator drones used by the US military rain death from sky and often result in terrible consequences for innocent civilians in the same area as their targets.

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Beautiful photographs of disappearing tribes and indigenous people from around the world

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 19 June 2015

Over three years, photographer Jimmy Nelson travelled the world, ‘visiting more than 35 groups, tribes and people of indigenous cultures’ to create his incredible photo series, Before They Pass Away.

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In China, a firefly-themed park just opened in Wuhan, Hubei

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Friday 19 June 2015

Firefly lovers now have a destination to go to for their illuminating fix: the world’s first firefly-themed park in Wuhan, the capital of China’s Hubei province.

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Watching a gigantic chunk of earwax being extracted looks oddly satisfying

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 19 June 2015

A video of a woman attempting to pull out a lump of earwax from her friend’s ear has gone viral, amassing more than 3 million views and probably ten times more ‘eewww’ reactions from viewers.

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Melbourne’s second oldest pub is now the hottest live music venue in town

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By Play Melbourne in Cool Travel on Friday 19 June 2015

From the outside, The Grace Darling Hotel looks like an untouchable piece of history. But beyond the bluestone – built in 1854 – is one of Melbourne’s hottest live music venues, and you’re invited to rock out with the best of ‘em.

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Crazy yearbook quotes from students back in 1911

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 19 June 2015

Recently we showed you a girl’s yearbook quote that made us chuckle. She was the pineapple-on-pizza hater and will go down in history as one of the only people to hate pineapple on pizza (because seriously? Do we have to go through this again?!). But now there are a few other yearbook doozies we want to share with you and these come to us from the year 1911.

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Artist Frida Kahlo’s precious belongings are on display, more than 60 years after they were locked away

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Thursday 18 June 2015

When Frida Kahlo died in 1954, her husband Diego Rivera took her belongings and locked them in a bathroom in their Mexico City home, then ‘demanded it be locked until 15 years after his death’. The room was opened in 2004 and Ishiuchi Miyako was invited to photograph Kahlo’s belongings for a photo series that gives us a more intimate view of the artist, her struggles and the zest for life she held throughout.

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Beautiful window photography from a photographer’s travels around Europe

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

If you’ve travelled a little bit, you’ll notice how architecture changes with each country – sometimes just by different regions within the same country. Portuguese photographer Andre Vicente Goncalves have travelled a far bit in his time and taken photographs of the sights – but especially of the windows of different buildings as seen in his photo series, Windows of the World.

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Gorgeous double rainbow proves that everything is beautiful in Sydney

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 18 June 2015

In Sydney today, something highly Instagrammable happened. Just after the rains stopped pouring and the sun began to set over the horizon, residents saw not only one, but two rainbows adorning the evening sky. [Photo by Rob Norman of Knack Studios]

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Socks that look like cat paws turn your furniture into felines

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 17 June 2015

In Japan (of course it had to be Japan), online store ‘Toyo Case’ is selling a line of socks that will turn your furniture into FURniture.

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Kid steps in dog doodoo, realises life is not all rainbows and unicorns after all

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 17 June 2015

Welcome to the real world, kid, where life gives you lemons… or dog poo, constantly! While stepping in doodoo is common, for this little kid, his whole day has been ruined by the offensive act. Just look at that face. Hear those screams. And look at that mess – yuck.

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Artist sculpts elegant pirate ships using only pearl necklaces and earrings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 16 June 2015

For years, British artist Ann Carrington had been collecting old pearl necklaces from junk shops and boot fairs so that she can turn them into two galleons, ‘Wo Wave City’ and ‘White Cloud City’.

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Newly-born baby chameleon still thinks he’s inside his egg

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 16 June 2015

If you love hitting your alarm’s snooze button, then this here’s your spirit animal. At the Canvas Chameleon pet shop in Reading, Pennsylvania, a baby panther chameleon (Furcifer pradalis) seems to think he’s still inside his egg even after hatching.

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France orders supermarkets to give away unsold food to charities under a new law

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Tuesday 16 June 2015

Food wastage is getting out of hand these days, but the French national assembly has just voted unanimously to pass legislation that forces supermarkets to give away unsold food to charities (or for animal feed) to make sure nothing goes to waste.

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Plant this book after reading it and it’ll grow into a tree

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Saturday 13 June 2015

Children’s book company Pequeno Editor and FCB Buenos Aires have recently launched the Tree Book Tree program, which turns children’s books into trees.

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