Asiatic bear walks upright, makes us all feel beary uncomfortable

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 12 May 2015

Err, so what’s more awkward? Watching a gorilla walk upright or an Asiatic bear? You be the judge in this next video, proudly brought to you by awkward feelings and WTF.

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Here’s a bear hanging out on a hammock. You’re welcome

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Events on Wednesday 4 June 2014

Yes you read that right. This is a photo of a black bear. Lying down on a hammock. A Florida neighborhood got the spook of their lives the other day when a black bear searched their area for food. After a hard day’s work of rummaging through the trash, the bear decided to chill a bit by hanging out in a resident’s backyard hammock.

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Anatomically correct bears by Deborah Simon

Mareike Muller Contributor

By Mareike Muller in New Art on Friday 20 December 2013

We usually think of bears as small toys to hug and play with, or to be afraid of when we go too deep into the woods. But thanks to artist Deborah Simon, we now can learn anatomy with them, too. In her series Flayed Bears, the artist creates anatomically correct bears by using faux fur, […]

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Australian Mulga the Artist creates beardy weirdy illustrations

Sarah Howell Reader Find

By Sarah Howell in New Art on Thursday 30 May 2013

He draws beards, he draws animals, zombies, wacky characters, and then more beards again. He has a unique decorative illustration style combining crazy colours overlaid by intricate line work. Fluro highlighter is used with free abandon and he has been known to customise guitars and skateboards. This a Mulga the Artist, aka Joel Moore. His ethos is clear: ‘I […]

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Jimbob Art: funky hand drawn ceramics and illustrations

Ben Jensen Reader Find

By Ben Jensen in New Design on Friday 16 November 2012

Jimbob Art is an illustrator who’s been making a name for himself with his rabble of quirky idiosyncratic animal characters carefully hand painted on to all sorts of ceramics. Whether it’s a badger in pants or a wrestling bear these characters have fun and a bit of attitude. Jimbob Art has also just opened up a brand new real life studio shop in East London too.

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Taken for a Fool: Bears With Guns release new EP

Cormack O'Connor Contributor

By Cormack O'Connor in New Music on Tuesday 2 October 2012

Bears With Guns are a five piece from the country NSW town of Parkes – famously known for its Radio Telescope affectionately known as ‘The Dish’. Being picked up by Highway 125 (INXS, Midnight Oil, The Divinyls), the band are currently in the midst of their first national tour, celebrating the release of their EP […]

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Kent Rogowski

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By Gerry Mak in New Art on Saturday 15 March 2008

Kent Rogowski, whose previous work has included photographic reproductions of romance novel covers and unique scenes built into snow globes, most recently completed a series called Bears, in which he flipped ordinary teddy bears inside out and sewed them back together, creating completely new and still strangely cute creatures.

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