Can this woman’s sign find her the perfect stranger of her dreams? You better believe it!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Wednesday 4 March 2015

When Sarah saw a handsome stranger past her while walking his dog last week on a New Zealand beach, something inside of her said she had to meet him again. Instead of resorting to a Facebook search, this Glasgow-based woman posted a sign explaining the exact moment she saw the stranger, then going onto say that she would be waiting for him on the grass (where she first spotted him) the following Tuesday.

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Parents get tattoos of their daughter’s birthmarks to make her feel even more special

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By Kenny Ong in News on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Tanya Phillips celebrated her 40th birthday by getting her legs tattooed with large red splotches. The mother of four from the UK has an 18-month-old daughter named Honey-Rae who has birthmarks stretching from her toes to her lower back.

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Black and white pictures of loved-up couples in the heart of Paris

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 17 February 2015

There’s nothing quite like a stroll through Paris with the one you love. Photographer Peter Turnley knows this all too well and created a photo book called French Kiss – A Love Letter to Paris, detailing the romance of everyday Parisians.

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Bold photographer documents 789 nights worth of bedmates

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Monday 30 June 2014

How many people have shared your bed in the last 789 days? Even if you can remember all of them or there aren’t many to remember, chances are you didn’t document the whole lot of them tumbling, sleeping, smoking and rolling all over your bed. That is exactly what Dutch photographer Katy Strange did do, however, producing a series which she imaginatively dubbed ‘789’.

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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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