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Try not to die strolling through the grounds of this toxic English garden

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Wednesday 5 August 2015

If you value your life, keep away from England’s Poison Garden filled with toxic plants that are so potent, several people pass out last year after inhaling the plants’ toxic fumes.

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The English language gets butchered in these hilarious clothes from Japan

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 20 November 2014

Redditor k-popstar recently moved to Japan as part of an English program. What she didn’t quite expect was the fashion of the country. Over the past couple of months, k-popstar has been taking photos of clothing in stores-the clothing with random English words on them. How random?

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Sugarsweet electronic beats from AlunaGeorge

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By Mareike Muller in New Music on Friday 23 August 2013

AlunaGeorge is Aluna Francis and George Reid, an English electronic music duo from London. Their innovative mix of R&B and so called ‘futuristic pop’ makes their debut album, Body Music’, released in July 2013, great summer listening. George Reid has also done a lot of remixing, on tracks such as Mirrors’ Into the Heart and […]

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Creating French electronic music from Jelly

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By Low Lai Chow in New Music on Friday 6 April 2012

We love jelly as much as we love music, and now it appears we can have both in one. According to French designers Raphaël Pluvinage and Marianne Cauvard: ‘Noisy jelly is a game where the player has to cook and shape his own musical material, based on coloured jelly’. Somebody will have to make sure that these yummy instruments don’t get gobbled up before the music is done.

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New York storefront illustration by Arthur Rackham

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By Vishavjit Singh in New Illustration on Tuesday 24 January 2012

New York is the most exciting place in the world. Anything at any time can startle or amaze you. I took this photo walking on the street in Soho. The illustration was inside a storefront and is the work of a late 19th Century English illustrator, Arthur Rackham. Only when I got home did I […]

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Cool video for Metronomy’s The Look

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By John Goncalves from The Gift in New Music on Wednesday 7 September 2011

Metronomy have been around for the last twelve years – almost like us actually – and their latest album, The English Riviera, is finally getting their name and music out to a whole new audience. They deserve it because it’s a great collection of work with amazing songs and just the right timing.

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Vaughn De Heart Old English t shirt

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By Zolton in New Illustration on Thursday 24 February 2011

Limited Edition, only 25 made. An “Old English” V is printed on the front of this soft heather blue v neck t-shirt, with the tagless Vaughn de Heart label printed in silver. We dare you to rock this … bock bock bock!

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Brilliant new video for Metronomy’s She Wants

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By Troy Mattison Hicks in New Music on Friday 4 February 2011

She Wants is the new single by Metronomy, with the video directed by Jul and Mat. It’s sexy, smart, and I just adore that bass tone. Taken from their forthcoming album, The English Riviera, there is also a free download at their website.

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Edward Rondthaler

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By Tes One in New Design on Friday 21 May 2010

Unfortunately, I only became familiar with Edward Rondthaler after his passing last year, but his incredible contributions to typography (one of the founding members of the International Typeface Corporation) and crusade to fight illiteracy through spelling reform of the English language will continue to live on. House Industries shot a video of Rondthaler giving a […]

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Frontera 96 store in Mexico City

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By Camilo Smith in Cool Travel on Friday 2 October 2009

Frontera 96 is a Mexico City retail and art space run by a design collective in the always hip Roma neighborhood. They sell t-shirts inspired by Mexico City indie rock bands, like Hello Seahorse! and Los Rebel Cats, with a revolving slate of groups coming in to sign autographs from time to time. The store is only open Friday through Sunday.

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Genetically modified cows to produce human milk

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By Casper Johansson in New Art on Tuesday 5 April 2011

It’s been reported that scientists in China have created genetically modified cows that produce “human” milk. To celebrate this wonderful achievement, artist Ron English has created this cheeky interpretation of the news.

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Fifteen artists interpret South Park

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By Lamia Larkin in New Events on Thursday 31 March 2011

It’s hard to believe that South Park has been on television for fifteen years now, but it has. And to celebrate, artist (and Lost At E Minor contributor) Ron English has curated an art show on the beloved crude animated series.

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Abraham Obama Tea Set

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By Zolton in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 12 October 2010

Pop artist agitator Ron English has a new tea and saucer set out, hardly rock n roll, but as politically savvy and rascally as we would expect from him. There are only 250 of these bone china cup and saucer set, which were made in Stoke-on-Trent, England.

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Sea Monkey Soup

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By Zolton in New Design on Saturday 3 July 2010

Popaganda artist, and occasional Lost At E Minor contributor, Ron English, has a simple message for us all: ‘Tuna recall? Stock up on Sea Monkey Soup!’ Indeed.

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Kellogg’s Sugar Smack

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By Zolton in New Trends on Saturday 3 July 2010

We recently posted about Ron English’s latest work of counter-cultural criticism, the Kellogg’s Cereal Recall. It now seems English has got his Sugar Smack boxes on the supermarket shelves.

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