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    This Japanese Cafe Found A Way To Employ Paralysed People As Waiters

    If you grew up watching The Jetsons, you probably wanted a robot maid like Rosie.  Although the Jetsons was largely based in fantasy, robot waiters are becoming more and more commonplace. They are already used in several cafes, such as Naulo restaurant in Nepal which has employed three humanoid waiters called ‘Gingers’. Taking the technology...
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    Photographer Takes Amazing Portraits Of People Living on the Streets

    We first happened across the stunning photography of Lee Jeffries when he tagged some of his photos to #artFido on Instagram. We were immiadetly in awe. Lee photographs homeless people to show the humanity that they possess. According to Jeffries: “When you see a Lee Jeffries image, it’s not a document of the life of a homeless...
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    Female Artist Arrested for Asking Strangers to Feel Her Genitals (NSFW)

    Swiss artist Milo Moire is no stranger to controversy. When we first saw her, she removed all of her clothes and walked to Art Basel with the words of the articles of clothing she would normally be wearing written in black marker on her naked body (see HERE). When we next saw her, she featured in her own installation called...
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    Tadashi Kawamata – Turning Trash Into Sculptural Treasures

    Consisting of thousands of found objects, construction materials and other life refuse, the stunning art installations of Tadashi Kawamata are gritty, in-your-face, urban creations. Built entirely in situation, these site-specific, twisting, morphing pieces of reconstituted life seem to engulf and redefine the public spaces they inhabit. Tadashi Kawamata‘s early work focused on construction and deconstruction. Commonly installed in...
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    Unique Ultraviolet Portraits Reveal Beauty within Flaws

    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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    This art piece reacts to radioactivity

    I’m French artist Parse/Error, and here is my latest project: Instability of Nature. This is an art piece reacting to radioactivity. A hypnotizing ripple disturbed by waves of light, a visualization of the particles captured by a Geiger-Müller counter.   Instability of Nature is a reflection on decay, through the prism of the disintegration of...
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    Incredible Transformation of Ageing Faces Back to Youth

    It takes merely seconds for a number of elderly, aged faces to quickly revert back to their youthful glow in these incredible, animated transformations. Originally posted as a full video, the series was recently transformed by GifCraft into a collection of lively GIF files. The two images are perfectly aligned and, as a yellow bar moves...
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    Man’s Wife Refused to Take Maternity Photos, so he Did His Own!

    One Reddit user with a strange sense of humor hired a photographer to create a bizarre maternity photo series that will probably remain burned into my memory as long as I live. When he heard that his wife didn’t want to take maternity photographs, he decided to take matters into his own hands and hired...
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    Portraits of Soldiers Before, During and After Going to War

    Photographer, journalist and filmmaker Lalage Snow shot this series of portraits of British soldiers over a period of seven months, before, during and after their operational deployment to Afghanistan on Op Herrick 12. They speak of fear, being injured, losing a brother soldier, missing home, excitement, coming home, and what life is like on the frontline. Snow,...
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    The Cutest Illustrations Of Idioms’ Literal Meanings

    Keren Rosen has been enamored with drawing since she was 8 years old. She even built wings and tried to fly, but that didn’t pan out well. Therefore, Rosen went to Bezalel Academy of Art and Design in Jerusalem, Israel, where she majored in Industrial Design. After the graduation, she joined Fabrica, the Benetton Research...
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    Collection Of The Most Amazing 3D Tattoos

    Popularised by tattoo pioneers such as Jesse Rix and Winston The Whale, these works will make you look twice. Some look astonishingly real, as if there actually is a beautiful butterfly perched delicately on the skin. While others are mind-bending optical illusions that contort the body in ways that shouldn't be possible. So if you're looking...
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    UPDATE: according to TEAM ROBBO and confirmed by banksy.co.uk, Robbo passed away on 31 July 2014 due to health complications. R.I.P.   With Banksy taking over the streets of New York City during October 2013 as part of his “Better Out Than In” residency (follow it all HERE), we thought we’d look at the history of street...