Watch as a guy misses his train on live TV, then curses it to hell and back

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 3 April 2015

The funny thing about missing a train is that you don’t have to be visiting a sick relative, going to an important job interview or running late for a date to get mad at yourself… or the train. There’s just something frustrating about seeing the train door close and the carriages roll out of the station that can get you fired up.

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Swedish sign language interpreter makes it hard to tell who’s actually competing in this singing contest

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Thursday 19 March 2015

You know what? Girls might just wanna have fun, but sign language interpreters just wanna get down and boogie! The world was amused when Lydia Callis gave an Oscar-worthy performance of signing while New York City Mayor Bloomberg gave a speech on Hurricane Sandy.

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JEAHNA: This light folds up like a tent

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By Annie Churdar in New Design on Monday 6 May 2013

This stylish light fixture literally folds up into a little bag just like a tent. JEAHNA is all the nostalgia of tent camping repackaged as a gorgeous light for your house or gallery. The lightweight, nylon constructed lamp comes in three different sizes ranging form 1.5 to 5.5 metres in diameter. Designed as a collaboration between Johan Carpner, Alexander […]

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Paintings of rocks by Swedish artist Malin Gabriella Nordin

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By Deanne Cheuk in New Art on Thursday 26 April 2012

Malin Gabriella Nordin is a Swedish artist who works with the theme of rocks. Her work is varied and joyful in it’s abundance. The artful textures, shapes and mix of colors of Malin Gabriella Nordin’s 2009 Collage project, entitled Vacation, is a refreshing burst of color and creativity.

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Art made from concrete by Annika Nordenskiöld

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By Arvid Krantz in New Art on Friday 29 July 2011

Swedish artist Annika Nordenskiöld has made beautiful art out of concrete, and it’s even functional: turn them on and get a very personal light. No molds are used, the shapes are made by hand lying down, one side at the time. Concrete burns fast, she’s got around a minute to work while the concrete is shapable.

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