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    These realistic animal artworks by Shinri Tezuka will fool you. At first glance, they might look like they’re only sculptures, but they’re much more than that. His creations are edible! Tezuka practices amezaiku, which is the Japanese craft of artistic lollipop-making, dating back to the 700s. Now, in his small shop called Ameshin, the 26-year-old...
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    Californian artist Clare Kayden Hines shares her observations about crazy, strange, mundane scenarios of the life in a form of colorful comics. When asked about the start of the comics series, Clare explained that she’s quite new to the comic artist game. “I’d never done a “true” comic until I started this account in October...
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    A spectacular community led project has just hit the streets (and stairs) of San Francisco. Titled “The 16th Avenue Tiled Steps Project“, friends and neighbors got together to cover the 163 steps at 16th and Moraga with a beautifully colorful tile mosaic. It may look beautiful during the day, but it is at night where...
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    The Nature Conservancy is an organization which was established in 1951 to to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. The organisation also runs the Global Photo Contest which features the powerful artistry of nature photography. For this year’s contest, a record-breaking 57,489 entries were received from 135 countries. Photographers were asked...
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    Imagine leaving it all behind – leaving your boring city job and failed relationship behind to escape into the wild Australian outback and embrace your dreams. That’s exactly what nature and landscape photographer Julie Fletcher did 12 years ago when she left Sydney to take absolutely stunning photos of the Australian outback. Fletcher’s photography captures...
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    In his free time, Twitter user @Kawanabesatou creates tiny restaurants and bars for his pet hamsters. The level of detail in the shops is simply wonderful. There are miniature sushi boats, tiny kitchen appliances and a very impressive selection of drinks! Kawanabesatou posts all of the adorable photos on Twitter where you can find nearly 500 photos and...
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    On 29 June 2012, Andrew Shannon entered the National Gallery of Ireland and punched a hole through a Monet painting from 1874, valued at nearly $12 million. While Shannon was recently sentenced to 5 years in prison, the painstaking process of restoring the prized artwork took an arduous 18 months to complete. The painting, entitled ‘Argenteuil Basin with a...
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    Matthijs Kuijpers is a Dutch adventurer and photographer. He spent the last 27 years traveling and taking pictures of the most dangerous, surprising and endangered cold blooded animals out there. Matthijs collected his best shots in his first book: COLD INSTINCT. In order to make this a reality, he just launched a crowdfunding campaign. This...
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    In what might be the cutest couple on the face of this planet, Mame and her giant poodle Riku make two of the cutest companions you’ve ever seen. Mame’s grandmother documents their adorable exploits on Instagram, where the perfect pair have thousands of followers. Scroll down and vote for your favorites!
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    If you’ve visited any art or design blog over the last few years you’ve almost certainly run into the artwork of Anastassia Elias who made waves in 2009/2010 with her wonderful back-lit paper dioramas inside of toilet paper tubes. Today she announced a new book titled Rouleaux containing photos of 67 original works spanning 2009-2012. You can pick it up over...
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