Watching these prickly cactuses bloom is incredible

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 14 July 2015

When someone mentions the word ‘cactus’, we don’t usually think of big, blooming flowers, but the echinopsis cactus is just that. Native to South America, this cactus plant is capable of blooming incredible flowers that will make any rose gardener envious!

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Epic time-lapse drawing of Manhattan

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By leo in New Illustration on Friday 24 August 2012

Empire State of Pen. One week. Five pens. One pencil. A million cups of tea. One iPhone and one repetitive strain injury. Patrick Vale gives you: Lower Manhattan from the Empire State Building.

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Drape: an exciting new Norwegian band

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By Pazeriksolis in New Music on Friday 13 May 2011

Dråpe (which is Norwegian for ‘water droplet’) are one of my favorite bands. Their sound is creative, chilled, and laidback. I’m sure that they’re going to hit it big it Norway this year.

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