Hipster Barbie takes on Instagram and satirizes the entire subculture

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 5 September 2015

Barbie has finally pushed aside her designer gear and embraced her hipster side, all while documenting it on Instagram (with exactly the right filter).

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This guy poses in the nude all around NYC (NSFW)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 1 September 2015

Beware NYC tourists, you may just find yourself staring at a naked butt the next time you venture out onto the streets. That’s because New Yorker Jeremy Levenbach is freeing his butt and snapping pictures of his rear end all over New York in his ‘Levenbutt‘ Instagram feed.

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Hilarious Instagram pics that parody ‘perfect’ looking celebs

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Thursday 20 August 2015

Anyone else sick and tired of those perfect celebrity Instagram posts? Never a hair out of place, never an eyelash uncurled – and yet we’re supposed to believe celebs look like their beautiful selves 24 hours a day.

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IBM IT guy quits his job to become an Instagram sensation

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 7 July 2015

Know what’s better than working for IBM? Quitting your job working for IBM, travelling the globe and becoming an Instagram sensation. Eelco Roos is a former IT specialist for IBM who did just that – quit his job to pursue his passion of photography. And he’s taking the world by storm.

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Tiny Instagram illustrations by Kasia Haldas

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 3 July 2015

If you’ve got yourself an Instagram account, you might see your snaps turned into tiny paintings someday because this is artist Karia Haldas’ specialty. 

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The 365-Day Instagram challenge to create art from pencil shavings

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By Shawna Cheng in New Art on Friday 24 April 2015

For the 365-day Project, Meghan Maconochie creates unique artwork using pencil shavings that she posts regularly onto Instagram. Each piece of artwork references pop culture and other unique subjects, some taking only ten minutes to do and other taking hours on hours.

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Can you find Marguerite on the streets of Seattle? (Hint: she’s a Russian nesting doll)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 9 April 2015

Finding Marguerite is a very unique photo project from David Inden. A few years ago David came across a small Russian nesting doll and decided to name her Marguerite. After moving to Seattle, Inden decided to view his new home through the eyes of Marguerite, so he kept her with him at all times and takes pictures of her in various places in Seattle.

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There’s an Instagram account showing off cute guys on the Paris Metro… and it’s kinda creepy

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 30 March 2015

It might be sexist. It also might be a tad (a lot) creepy. But if someone’s going to go to the effort and create an Instagram account and fill it with pictures of cute guys (Parisian guys at that!) on the Metro, I can’t help but support the cause.

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Rich Dogs of Instagram show us a thing or two about living the high life

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 28 February 2015

First there were the Rich Kids of Instagram that everybody hated. Now there’s the Rich Dogs of Instagram you kinda want to hate, but… dogs!

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London pigeons get their own Instagram account which details their daily life in the big smoke

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Monday 9 February 2015

We’ve seen plenty of amusing Instagram accounts in our time, but we’ve never seen a London pigeon Instagram account. The account, @pigeon_stories, was launched late last year and details the daily life of the ‘vermin of the sky’. Those poor pigeons get a bad rap.

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This illustrator sees everyday ordinary items differently from you and I

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 4 February 2015

Oh, to have the amazing eyes of Christoph Niemann, we would then see the exciting possibilities of the mundane everyday. A paper roll can be a pouting lip. An ink pot transforms itself into a camera.

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Fashion dads of Instagram pose like true style bloggers

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Friday 16 January 2015

Oh, Dad. If only you knew you were Internet famous! Paired with the hashtag #BaeCaughtMePosing, pictures of dads at their most goofy have been uploaded to a very funny Instagram account called Fashion Dads. To get an idea of what the Instagram account is all about, just picture your dad and his favourite daggy outfit. Yeah, the whole account is full of these pictures.

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Have you seen ‘the most beautiful girl in the world’ who’s all of 8?

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Thursday 8 January 2015

At eight, Kristina Pimenova has been dubbed ‘the most beautiful girl in the world’. Which, naturally, begs for intense debate. The Russian supermodel models for Armani and Roberto Cavalli and has been on catwalks since the age of three. She has well over 2.5 million fans on Facebook and almost 500,000 avid followers on Instagram.

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Shiba Inu gets a lift, shows us all how to swim in mid-air

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Sunday 4 January 2015

We can’t get enough of watching this Shiba Inu stoically trying to swim in mid-air, but just… can’t… reach the water with his woefully short legs. Thanks to this video by graphic designer Tommy Returntables on Instagram of his dog Maruko doing just that, our day has been made.

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If guys were social networks, this is what they’d look like

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Saturday 13 December 2014

Let’s face it, if you’ve had too much time on your hands, you’ve probably wondered a lot of strange things, and photographer Victorija Pashuta is no different. She’s created a new photo series called ‘If guys were social networks’ and used all our favourite websites to imagine just what the typical guy would look like if those sites were anthropomorphized.

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