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    We’re not sure when it started happening, but all of a sudden, banana-skin art is all the rage. Instead of using a brush, pencil or pen, artists work with pins to create amazingly create illustration on the outside peel. Honey, a graphic artist and illustrator, uses a safety pin and makes small punctures in the skin. As the punctured...
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    We think it’s fair to say that in Russia, they do the traditional wedding photos rather differently. While in the Western world it’s all about romance, beauty and gazing longingly into each others eyes, Russian couples choose to let their humor and personalities shine through. And as you will see, they sometimes come up with...
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    London-based artist Grégoire A. Meyer creates flawless digital illustrations that evoke emotionally thoughtful reactions. He captures the essence of fleeting moments, like a splash of water or a disintegrating face, and freezes them in time in ephemeral objects that appear almost tangible. The works are distortions of the human form and create a complex relationship...
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    Schizophrenia is an intense and unforgiving mental disorder whose symptoms can include everything from abnormal social behaviors, to hearing voices, and not knowing what’s real. It often accompanies other, less severe mental conditions like depression and anxiety. Needless to say, the sum of these disorders can be hard to deal with. 50 percent of those diagnosed with...
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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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    Can’t stand the rat race? Need a career change? A sea change? A tree change? What about being a cat? What a great job! You get to sleep most of the day, be nonchalant and care-free, and only give two f#@ks when it suits you.  Just ppppurrrrfect! “Where do I apply?” we hear you say.  Luckily, Lisa Swerling...
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    It’s surprising to us that in this day and age we still need to have an ‘official’ day to recognise and champion women and women’s rights. Nevertheless, International Women’s Day has come and gone for another year and gave us the opportunity to reflect upon how women have changed the world we live in. Throughout history, many...
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    Burkina Faso is by no means an area frequented by tourists, but at the base of a hill overlooking the surrounding sun-drenched West African savannah lies an extraordinary village, a circular 1.2 hectare complex of intricately embellished earthen architecture. It is the residence of the chief, the royal court and the nobility of the Kassena...
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    Just when you thought that digital was the future for all things camera, out comes the Polaroid Snap which uses ZINK technology to print without ink, with a special crystal-prepared paper and a matching, in-camera printer. Unfortunately, unlike it’s earlier, beefier brother,  it doesn’t have a screen, only a pop-up optical viewfinder. And there’s no zoom, either, but...
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    Artist Keng Lye recently completed a new painting that blends sculpture and layers of acrylic paint to create this near lifelike red octopus. Lye often uses an egg shell to form the body of his cephalopods which then merges seamlessly with alternating layers of resin and acrylic to create an incredible sense of depth and dimensions.    ...
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    Brooklyn-based photographer Cara Phillips developed this intriguing portrait project that uses ultraviolet light to reveal every tiny little imperfection across a person’s face. To produce the black and white series, the artist set up on the streets of New York with a sign that said “Free Portraits.” Any willing participants agreed to sit down right...
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    There’s a reason why Vincent van Gogh’s Starry Night is one of the most famous adored paintings in the world… we all just love a starry night! So in celebration of our universal love for a beautiful starry night’s sky, here is a collection of amazing starry night amazingness… Amazing! Let us know your favorites...
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