Nick Cave has started a Museum of Important Shit… and you can be part of it

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Tuesday 25 November 2014

Sure, we can laugh when a sandwich that’s been half-eaten by a celebrity shows up on eBay and sells for an outrageous price. But even rock musicians can be fanatical too. At some point in Nick Cave’s semi-autobiographical documentary 20,000 Days on Earth, Cave and fellow Bad Seed Warren Ellis talked about how they once saw a foul-tempered Nina Simone went onstage and stared the crowd down, foreboding what was to be a miserable set — and then went on to stick her chewed gum on the piano, wiped her head with a towel, and went on to deliver an unforgettable performance.

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Melbourne-based online and pop-up store The SuperCool

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By Cormack O'Connor in Cool Websites on Wednesday 23 October 2013

Welcome to The Super Cool, an online and pop-up store in Melbourne that reminds us of the coolest Pinterest board you’ve ever seen, and where everything is for sale. The site offers up everything from neon cushions to vintage match jars and will very quickly make your house the coolest space in town. That is […]

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Koo Koo: Cool letterboxes from Australia

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By Cormack O'Connor in New Design on Thursday 30 May 2013

Living in the era that we do, it would seem the need for a mailbox is becoming less and less. But what about those tangible letters of love your sweetheart wants to deliver you? Or that new jacket you just bought online? Yes, everyone needs some type of mail munching slot to be filled with […]

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VIDEO: A Day in the Life of a Ski Seasonaire

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By Alice Cottle in Cool Travel on Thursday 17 May 2012

My brother just got back from Tignes having done his second ski season. This isn’t a bad effort at transmitting just how much fun he and his friends have had for the last six months. The tricks that these amateur boarders pull are out of this world. Enjoy the soundtrack and watch fullscreen.

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Ultimate Fanj: a new web comedy series

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By pia in New Film on Saturday 3 December 2011

Ultimate Fanj is a new comedy web series that has been selected as a finalist in the Movie Extra Webfest competition. It’s a story of love gone wrong, the danger of exclusivity, and the power of friendship to overcome the obstacles of cool. But above all else, it is a celebration of the fanj culture […]

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Floating skyscraper by architect Alexander Krasinski

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By newz4all in New Design on Wednesday 31 August 2011

The project of architect Alexander Krasinski, the floating skyscraper is an artificial island with an independent infrastructure, which will survive global climate change. It is designed for 52,096 people, has a height of one thousand meters and the same in diameter, with an airport and several ports.

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Outsider art provoking some thought

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By Justin Chase in New Art on Monday 11 July 2011

Creating art purely from emotions and moments in our history. I taught myself how to draw ever since I was a kid. I would doodle on every class assignment. My works of art are done in pencil, sharpie and colorpencil. I call it urbanart. Theres nothing traditional about this art. I look to sell art to raise money for various causes one day.

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The Secret Confessions of Cartoon Heroes

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By Maurice Blocker in New Trends on Friday 10 September 2010

Ever want to know what your favorite superhero is really like? Ever wondered what was going on in the head of one of your childhood cartoons? The truth is that they think of random stupidity, just like everyone else. The Munchausen Affect has given you a passage to those intimate, personal, and downright silly thoughts.

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