Surveillance photos taken by Czech secret police in 70s, 80s

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By Jena Ardell in New Art on Wednesday 2 May 2012

Surveillance photographs taken by the communist secret police in Czechoslovakia in the 1970s and 80s. Voyeurism at its finest. Here, average citizens were caught on hidden cameras by spies hoping to make arrests. [via Vice]

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Love Contracts

Zolton Contributor

By Zolton in Cool Websites on Tuesday 26 April 2011

Err, this is the world we’re in now. If you’re thinking of a quick dalliance tonight, you might want to visit the Love Contracts website, where you can print out a written agreement to ‘keep your love-making safe from potential false rape claims and other such unwarranted hardships’.

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Made2share Exhibition in Sydney

This Island Life Contributor

By This Island Life in New Events on Wednesday 13 October 2010

We heard that our friends at Vice Magazine had hooked up with Bonds to celebrate the launch of the label’s new unisex range, made2share. So after crashing the exhibition at Luxe Studios in Sydney, we discovered that six pairs of Australia’s most creative guy/girl duos had been invited to shoot portraits of each other wearing the same shared outfits.

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Irwin Barbe

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By Gerry Mak in New Photography on Thursday 21 January 2010

Is it just me, or are kids getting more sophisticated these days? 17-year-old photographer Irwin Barbe shoots stylish, moody photos of candid moments with his friends that while reminiscent of early work by Ryan McGinley and other Vice Magazine darlings, are impressive given Barbe’s age.

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The Vice Photo Issue

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By Casper Johansson in New Products on Sunday 23 August 2009

Our friends over at Vice have just released a gigantopotamus [their words] of photographic gems [our words], featuring 240 glossy pictures of people by the likes of Harry Benson, Ryan McGinley, Jamie Lee Curtis Taete, Terry Richardson, ex-Warhol’s Factory guy Stephen Shore, Richard Kern, and a Japanese guy who likes to dress up as famous […]

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Wrath at Hipsters Misguided [part two]

Gerry Mak Reader Find

By Gerry Mak in New Trends on Thursday 23 July 2009

From the various responses I got from my previous post about hipster hate being misguided, most people defined a hipster as people who are very young (let’s say below 25), live off of their parents, and don’t contribute to the scene they glom onto. The problem I have with this is that in my personal experience, this is not how most people define hipsters.

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