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“Super Flemish” – Superheroes Get An Make-over Inspired by Flemish Paintings

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French photographer Sacha Goldberg doesn’t take himself too seriously and we love it! With a review from his mother that states “he is certainly the best photographer of his neighborhood” in his about section, his exaggerated humility is endearing. Goldberg became an internet sensation with his superhero grandmother photo series and is back again with an equally funny concept. He transformed superheroes, princesses, and the cast of Star Wars into portraits you might see on the wall of a castle and it’s pretty amazing.

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1/6 Scale Collectible Michael Jordan Figure by Enterbay

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If you aren’t familiar with Enterbay figurines, then you’re missing out on some of the most detailed figures ever. The company specializes in recreating figures down to the smallest detail and the latest creation, is Michael Jordan accompanied by several items that were essential in his Chicago Bull years.

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Movies inspired by Paintings // Belle, Dark Knight & Django Unchained

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Cinema like any other artistic medium borrows from sources other than its own. While directors will commonly go on about the movies and filmmakers who have influenced their work, it is less often one hears of them discussing the painters or other artists who have guided their films.

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Solar Powered Glow-in-the-dark Bike Path inspired by Van Gogh

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Dutch designer Daan Roosegaarde’s cycle path, illuminated with patterns based on Vincent Van Gogh’s painting The Starry Night, officially opens in Nuenen this evening. The surface of the Van Gogh-Roosegaarde Bicycle Path is coated with a special paint that uses energy gathered during the day to glow after dark.

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Air Surfing Through New York City by Raul X Mihai

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“After a perfect kiss, you get a feeling of weightlessness. You can compare the sensation to floating or flying.” That’s the spirit captured in this charming stop-motion short, which features a couple floating in the bliss of newfound love and an unlikely sight on the streets of New York City: surfboards. Creative directors Raul Mandru and Mihai Botarel, founders of Raul X Mihai, made the piece as an independent project.

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WHUDAT @ Maldives 2014 – Part 3: Angsana Ihuru

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Step onto an island where nature beckons and plush comforts await. Let your eye wander across the endless stretch of the deep blue sea, rich with dazzling marine life. Feel the excitement in the air seep into your veins and flow through your being. German lifestyle-magazine WHUDAT was there to experience Angsana Ihuru, the island, which is yours when you are there.

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“80’s Lego” – Iconic Movies Remembered In Lego Minifigures by Dan Shearn

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The “80’s Lego”-Project is based on one of my favourite childhood toys, and now my sons favourite as well, Lego. I love the iconic nature of the mini figure it has endured decades and is now a design icon in its own right. I grew up in the 80’s and played with lego mostly in the 80’s so i decided it would be fun to produce 80 mini figures based on my favourite 80’s icons. – Dan Shearn

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What if Age Is Nothing but Mind-Set? – Toddlers as elderly Version of Themselves

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There is nothing cuter than a sweet old lady or man, except babies. This photo series combines the best of both worlds for some cuteness overload. For a New York Times article called “What if Age Is Nothing but Mind-Set?” about several behavioral psychology studies on aging, photographer Zachary Scott dressed up toddlers as grandparents.

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Slavik’s Fashion: The Most Stylish Hobo in The Ukraine

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For Slavik’s Fashion, Ukrainian photographer Yurko Dyachyshyn chronicles the daily stylings of a 55-year-old homeless man living in an undisclosed hiding place in the city of Lviv. Slavik changes his clothes at least once every day, pulling together outfits from items collected in city trash bins and homeless aid centers.

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17-Year-Old Guy from New Zealand Mastered the Art of Celebrity Doppelgangers

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Liam Martin, a 17-year-old from New Zealand, has taken the Internet by storm for dressing up as various celebrities and film characters, most of which are female. Under his Instagram account, Martin started his lookalike series almost a year ago, and has since has attracted more than 1.8 million followers.

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What If: New Movies Re-Imagined for Another Time & Place by Peter Stults

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The concept of this stunning series by New York-based graphic designer and illustrator Peter Stults: Films of a certain era belonging to another era and everything that would follow: who would be the stars, the filmmakers? How would the film be marketed? A lot of liberty and a lot of fun within the world of “What If.”

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New Colorful Mural of Basquiat and Andy Warhol by Eduardo Kobra in Brooklyn // NYC

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Using the iconic Michael Halsband image of Jean-Michel Basquiat and Andy Warhol in Everlast boxing gloves and shorts as source material, street artist Eduardo Kobra painted a mural of the legendary artists in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. As with his other work, Kobra added lots of color to the image in geometric patterns, both in the background of the piece and on the faces and gloves of both artists. He also signed the piece and added the words “Fight for Street Art!” on the right side.

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“Cutout Ralph” – Ralph Wiggum From The Simpsons Turned Into A Creepy Cake

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Kylie Mangles, the master baker behind the baking and design website Freshly Squeez’d, has created a masterpiece cake that blurs the boundaries between, of all things, graphic design and baking. She took an unsettling illustration by graphic design artist Eric Flores that depicts Ralph Wiggum as he might look as an anatomical cutout and re-created him as a cake!

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WHUDAT @ Maldives 2014 – Part 2: Kandolhu

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The island Kandolhu is lush, with wide sandy beaches surrounding the emerald green and is home to one of the most pristine, colourful and lively house reef in the Maldives. Located 70 kilometres south west of Malè in North Ari Atoll, Kandolhu Island is reached in 25 minutes by seaplane. German lifestyle-magazine WHUDAT was there to experience the exquisite Maldives resort which features just 30 villas that perfectly combine natural elements of the Maldives with modern architecture and creature-comforts, in creating an experience so memorable that it will stay with you forever.

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Interactive “Outings” Project – Bring Museum Art to the Streets

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“With our phone in our museum, we take picture of anonymous paintings. No one really watches them in their frames. Small. Secondary. Forgotten. Definitely anonymous. Almost dead. We bring them back to life in the new world. We print the portraits and then stick them on the walls using paper glue and brush.” – Julien de Casabianca

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