Broke up? Cash in on your ex’s belongings with the Heartbreak Box

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 28 March 2014

Heartbroken? There maybe a reason to smile now, thanks to the Heartbreak Box. Designed by Japanese company Brandear, the Heartbreak Box gives you closure by sending you a custom cardboard box that’s designed to ship your ex’s belongings away. Along with the box you receive a Heartbreak Guidebook, tissues and bubble wrap. Upon receiving your […]

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Love is everywhere in these amazing photographs of Earth

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 14 February 2014

You’ll be surprised what you find around this planet, especially if you’re a well-known photographer snapping pictures from a helicopter! German photographer Michael Poliza took these great shots of Earth on helicopter rides during 2012 and shows us that love really is all around, well, heart shapes, anyway. In this collection of snaps you’ll find […]

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We Think Alone: a new weekly email from Miranda July

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By Ryan Leitner in New Trends on Wednesday 28 August 2013

We are fans of Miranda July. She always has a fascinating point of view. Her latest project, We Think Alone, is weekly emails sent out to a participating audience, us, covering topics such as love, family, art, gifts and even dreams. But it’s not just July emailing us her thoughts and ideas. It’s private emails from […]

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A world of wooden burgers and floral brains

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By Cat Madeira in New Art on Monday 29 July 2013

Antoni Tudisco, a self-taught 3D digital artist, might only be 21, but his amazing portfolio will leave you impressed and wanting more. His latest works include amazing wooden donuts and golden burgers. The secret to his success: practice, practice, practice.

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Love Hurts First Aid Kit: the perfect gift for a broken heart

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By Demi He in New Products on Wednesday 26 June 2013

Love – a simple, four letter word that is capable of producing millions of emotions. They can be wonderful, but when love fails, all emotions tumble into a pit of darkness. Don’t fear, though, because artist Melanie Chernock has come to the rescue. Combining sadness and humour, Chernock has created a Love Hurts kit, perfect for the melancholy that accompanies a broken heart.

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Commute and find love? Prague’s love trains may let you do that

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Friday 24 May 2013

Transport company Ropid, which runs the Czech capital’s trains, has now hit upon the ingenious idea of rolling out special train cars for love-seeking commuters. The initiative is still in the works as they undergo polling to see just how the residents would take to it. Wonder if red roses and champers are on the […]

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Lines of Love: transcribed love letters in Sydney from war times

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By Alana Saphin in New Art on Wednesday 24 April 2013

If you’re wandering the streets of Potts Point, Surry Hills or Darlinghurst, in Sydney, over the next few days, you may happen upon, as I did, a beautiful love letter from the 1940s. Sydney psychologist, artist and hopeful romantic, Alexandra Ehrenberg, has collated and transcribed a series of love letters from the war times of […]

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Warning! Love: Avoid danger of suffocation

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Monday 25 February 2013

We can’t be the only ones who randomly pick up a paperweight replica of Robert Indiana’s iconic LOVE sculpture at a store and find the fine print plastered at the back of it quite hilarious: ‘WARNING: TO AVOID DANGER OF SUFFOCATION KEEP AWAY FROM BABIES AND CHILDREN. DO NOT USE IN CRIBS, BEDS, CARRIAGES OR […]

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Bugs making love, literally

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Tuesday 27 November 2012

We spied this picture of two red damselflies elsewhere and tracked it down to Flickr member Westpark, who has even more pictures of bugs over at his page. So what we’ve learnt is that insects and humans may not speak the same language, but we both get what the <3 symbol means. Go figure.

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Well, this sums up all love-hate relationships

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Friday 5 October 2012

There’s a fine line between love and hate … and in this case, that fine line is a mirror. This mixed media (wax, hair, ink and mirror) work by British artist James Hopkins is just one out of several brilliant ones that coerce us to think our eyes are playing tricks on us when they’re […]

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Eye Apple You by Cheryl Lee Enyi

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By Cheryl Lee Enyi in New Design on Wednesday 15 February 2012

This is how graphic designers celebrate Valentine’s Day: by doing up slightly cheesy love-inspired artwork, of course! I thought it’d be fun to share the love, if you know what I mean.

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Love Expressions: a private serenade to actress Alexa Nikolas

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By n s in Video on Thursday 5 January 2012

Milosh is a very talented singer, photographer and filmmaker. I’m a fan of his albums, but nothing prepared me for his most recent musical contribution to the world: a private serenade to his girlfriend, actress Alexa Nikolas. The simplicity of this moment is what makes it so poignant: one man’s voice, his love, and the […]

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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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