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Animal rights activists hold a funeral for a frozen chicken in a Californian supermarket

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Friday 28 November 2014

If you found yourself in a grocery store lately, you might’ve been caught in a funeral, too. For a frozen chicken. Animal rights activists from Direct Action Everywhere recently staged a funeral in a grocery store to make a statement that ‘it’s not food, it’s violence’. Wearing black from head to toe and holding bunches of […]

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KLM pulls out all the stops for its customer in #HappyToHelp Twitter-thon

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Wednesday 26 November 2014

After KLM announced its retirement of the MD-11 passenger jets, they have stopped at nothing to continue to change for the better.

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A beauty pageant just took place in Iowa, and the contestants are a bunch of slobs

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Monday 24 November 2014

It’s safe to say that some people just have too much time on their hands. That can be a good or bad thing, and it’s up to you how you judge this next story. The 35th annual Beautiful Bulldog Pageant just took place at Drake University’s campus in Des Moines, Iowa. Why bulldogs? Well, that’s […]

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Exciting music video – Rude (Zedd Remix) – filmed at Nights by Absolut in New York City

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By Lost At E Minor in New Events on Thursday 20 November 2014

We are in awe of this stunning new music video Rude (Zedd Remix), featuring Magic!, which was filmed at Nights by Absolut in New York City on September 12 this year. The energy, the lights, the beats, the people – it all looks like one heck of an experience. It was filmed as part of the new Nights by Absolut initiative, which sees cutting edge artists working with Absolut to put the creativity back into ‘nightlife’ via a series of inspiring artistic experiences.

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In Tokyo, cosplayers raced around the streets as real-life Mario Kart

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Events on Wednesday 19 November 2014

You be you, Japan. Last weekend in Tokyo, cosplayers dressed up as Mario Kart characters raced around the city’s busy streets. The drivers also took the time to stop and take pictures with amused bystanders and motorists. No banana peels and shells were thrown – sadly – as Mario, Donkey Kong, Princess Peach, and the […]

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Have mustache? Get discounts on beer during Movember

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Friday 14 November 2014

This Movember, your beautifully grown facial hair will not be sprouted in vain. As well as promoting awareness of men’s health issues, Movember is also the month that beer drinkers at Sin City Brewing Company get special discounts on beer.

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X Ambassadors collaborate with international buskers to perform at Budweiser’s Made In America festival

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Friday 14 November 2014

Brooklyn-based four-piece, X Ambassadors, hit the streets and undergrounds of international cities London, Rio de Janeiro, New York and Philadelphia in search of raw talent. They were looking for a very specific talent, though, in the form of ‘buskers’. And along the way, they found several talented musicians and vocalists to join them on stage for a performance of their song, Jungle, at this year’s Budweiser MADE IN AMERICA festival. The collaboration and end result was remarkable.

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What’s great about summer in Australia? Outdoor cinemas, of course!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Wednesday 12 November 2014

IMB Sunset Cinema has launched this summer with a brand new location. Western Sydney’s first outdoor cinema event has debuted at Lizard Log Amphitheatre, Western Sydney Parklands. Running from now until December 6, three nights a week, the IMB Sunset Cinema offers an entertaining mix of blockbusters and cult classics, as well as live music, […]

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Melbourne’s open air cult movie cinema (with food trucks)

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Monday 10 November 2014

With summer right around the corner, the last thing you want to be doing is watching a movie inside. The Shadow Electric takes advantage of all that glorious Melbourne weather and puts on an open-air cinema starting in late November. This outdoor cinema takes place at the Abbotsford Convent, just a jump off the train […]

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Corroboree Sydney: celebrating culture and connecting people in November

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Thursday 6 November 2014

You can learn about Australia’s history and culture through a book, or you can attend Corroboree Sydney. Now in its second year, this incredible festival takes place over 11 days in November and features leading Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander artists, writers, dancers, and musicians, showcasing their creativity and sharing their stories. The festival opens […]

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Lights and Absolut vodka, of course, are the real stars of today’s music festivals

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Thursday 6 November 2014

‘The light is the star. If it wasn’t for the lighting effects, 180,000 people wouldn’t be turning up’. In this fascinating video, the art and lighting directors for today’s largest festivals – such as TomorrowWorld, ElectricZoo and BurningMan – come together and talk about the importance of lighting when creating an atmosphere in which to enjoy live music.

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Madrid is overrun with sheep in its annual parade through the city streets

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Wednesday 5 November 2014

Believe it or not, there’s an annual sheep parade in Madrid that takes place in November. The history behind this quirky parade is quite interesting: Back in the 1200s, shepherds defended the right to use a crossing that took them from the open fields to the land where Madrid stands today.

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Headmaster’s skeleton hangs in the biology classroom where he taught for 50 years

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Wednesday 5 November 2014

Remember back to your early school days for a minute. Picture that biology teacher. Now picture that biology class with that biology teacher’s skeleton hanging in the classroom. In south-eastern Romania, the skeleton of former headmaster Alexandru Grigore Popescu hangs in the school’s biology lab. And children are free to not only touch the skeleton, but to play with it.

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A new Berlin Wall will come up on November 7

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By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 30 October 2014

It has been almost 25 years since the Berlin Wall came tumbling down. An oppressive symbol of division, its removal in 1989 reinstated free access between East and West Germany. To commemorate this historical event, a 10-mile reinterpretation of the wall will be installed by light artist Christopher Bauder and film maker Marc Bauder on November 7.

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Check out some of the best entries at the 2014 World Moustache and Beard Championship

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Events on Wednesday 29 October 2014

Last October 25, facial hairs of different shapes and sizes competed at the 2014 Just For Men World Beard and Moustache Championship held in Portland, Oregon. About 300 contestants joined the competition, hoping to win at least one of 18 categories.

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