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A giant polar bear is released in London and the public don’t seem to mind at all

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Thursday 5 February 2015

To market the upcoming TV show Fortitude in the UK, Sky Atlantic released their very own polar bear onto the streets of London.

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Artist Jun Cha merges tattoos with fine art in an incredibly creative new genre

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Friday 30 January 2015

Created by artist and visionary Jun Cha, MONARC encompasses a fascinating new genre of art. Merging tattoo art with fine art and design, Jun Cha opened MONARC as a space to expand the unique creative collaboration. Located in downtown Los Angeles’ arts district, MONARC keeps the focus fairly simple: black and grey tattooing.

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13 tons of candy were laid on this Chinese street for a very sweet and worthy cause

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 29 January 2015

Welcome to the world’s sweetest street. At 607 feet long and 23 feet wide, Chengdu Street in Sichuan province of Southern China has been covered with 13 tons of candy, and it’s all for a good cause. In celebration of the Chinese New Year on February 19, 2000, volunteers took to this street and placed […]

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Jolly fire-breathing Godzilla Christmas tree knocks the competition out of the woods

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Events, New Trends on Tuesday 30 December 2014

We take out hats off to whoever came up with this Godzilla Christmas Tree that apparently appeared in Tokyo’s Aqua City Odaiba shopping mall in 2011, complete with the jolly monstrous tree with fairy lights all over it and red eyes aglow, spewing fiery smoke from its mouth and a Santa hat on its crown. […]

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A 17th century ghost ship sailed into Amsterdam with chillingly great effect

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Saturday 27 December 2014

For the Amsterdam Light Festival this year, a ghostly ship apparition appeared on the city’s waters with tremendous effect. Installed by Romania-based architecture collective visualSKIN, the three-dimensional 17th century ‘Ghost Ship’, as it is called, was conjured up using two intersecting images projected onto perpendicular curtains of water that allows it to be appreciated from […]

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Would you dare take a rest in this gigantic hammock suspended 400 feet above the Moab desert in Utah?

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 18 December 2014

50 thrill seekers took three day off to install this huge pentagon-shaped hammock 400 feet above Moab desert in Utah this month. Called the Mothership Space Net Penthouse, it lured some daredevils into the desert for some dangerous stunts.

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Are you an artist? Submit your work and you could win an original Warhol

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Events on Wednesday 17 December 2014

In partnership with Absolut, artists from various backgrounds came together recently to commemorate Andy Warhol at an avant-garde art party called Connecting with Warhol. Michael Hermann of the Andy Warhol Foundation said: ‘The idea of collaborating with Absolut really came from being inspired by what Andy Warhol did during his lifetime’.

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This Indian man threw a wedding ceremony for 111 fatherless brides whose families were too poor to finance their weddings

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Mahesh Savani from the state of Gujarat, India has fostered 251 women to date and married them off in his chosen role of foster dad. An Indian diamond trader, Mahesh has recently broken his own record by throwing a mass wedding ceremony for 111 fatherless brides on the last Sunday of November this year. As these brides came from families that are too poor to finance their weddings, 44-year-old Savani gave them dowries of gold and items worth 450,000 rupees (US$7,250) to start their family.

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We threw a party in Sydney: here’s proof that a fine time was had by all

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in New Events on Tuesday 9 December 2014

If you weren’t there in person, well, we’re sorry you missed it but you can live vicariously through the photos. Yep, Lost At E Minor threw a party to celebrate the awesome artwork created for us on the Microsoft Surface Pro 3 by a handpicked crew of some of Sydney’s most talented young artists. And befitting a Lost At E Minor event, it was loud, proud and a whole bunch of fun, with tunes supplied by a three prong DJ attack and food and alcohol provided by our friends at Rekordelig, Cake Wines, Ko & Co, and Mountain Goat beer.

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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

Lost At E Minor Contributor

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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