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    In marketing terms, an ‘Easter Egg’ is defined as something that is an unexpected or undocumented feature in a piece of computer software or product, often included as a joke or a bonus. Clever marketers have been including easter eggs into the products and packaging as a cool way to increase customer engagement and loyalty....
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    The ‘muses’ photo series by Christy Lee Rogers could be more easily compared to Caravaggio’s baroque paintings than any conventional piece of contemporary photography. The Hawaiian visual artist produces her colorful, luminous works by submerging her subjects, a barrage of bodies, in water at night and photographing them using the refraction of light. In an...
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    Bite-sized and quick-to-the-draw, Extra Fabulous Comics stem from the mind of Zach Stafford, who began creating comics after his “life turned to garbage and [he] had nothing to live for.” Ironically enough, the Internet lives for Stafford’s comics, a collection of succinctly savage interactions. It would be unfair to the brilliant hilarity on display to...
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    Fascinated by our perceptual relationship to space, Los Angeles-based artist Katy Ann Gilmore has devised a drawing-based practice to articulate the world through intersecting line and concise planar geometries, creating spatial impressions far larger than the sum of their minimal parts. Inspired by the intricate systems that allow the human brain to experience and perceive...
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    Sarah Graley, an artist based in Birmingham, UK, has created a humorous series that follows her life with her “cat-like” boyfriend and their four cats Pesto, Toby, Pixel, and Wilson. Our Super Adventure finds comedy in everyday mundane situations that we’ve all been through now and again. Scroll down to see some of our favorite...
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    Irish illustrator Brian Coldrick has created a series of one-panel GIFs and illustrations in his book “Behind You: One-Shot Horror Stories.” Each image shows a monster hiding just in arms reach, along with darkly humorous one-sentence captions. Brian told us that although none of his short tales are direct adaptations of existing stories, they do...
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    Photographing something as vast and powerful as oceans must be an equally daunting and thrilling task, reliant not only on the conditions at sea, but on your ability to take a powerful photo while being at the mercy of the waves themselves. Despite the inherent challenges, it’s something which Australian photographer Ray Collins manages with...
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