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Powerful Portraits of People Revealing Their “Invisible” Illnesses

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Allie Cashel and Erica Lupinacci have started an impactful photo project that helps to give others a voice. As teens, both women were diagnosed with chronic illnesses that are, essentially, invisible. Cashel copes with chronic Lyme disease, while Lupinacci was diagnosed with Lupus during her senior year of high school. Both illnesses don’t show noticeable physical symptoms and are instead characterized by an internal struggle. “I have a few memories of being aware that Allie was sick,” Lupinacci told The Mighty. “She took a leave of absence from school for a while and we visited each other in the hospital a few times, but we never sat down and talked about what we were scared of or what was hard. And I think that’s pretty consistent of young people going through this.”

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Couple Finds Big Adventures In A Tiny House

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Guillaume Dutilh and Jenna Spesard traded well-paying office jobs for a 125-square-foot home on the road. The swap doesn’t actually sound that smart — until you hear the benefits of living closer to the land, with more time to play and see the world, debt free.

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Adorable Rocket Raccoon Backpack Buddy

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Rocket and Groot’s relationship could be complicated, but it’s simple. After all, do we have any precedent for how a sentient tree creature should relate to a gun-toting not-raccoon? Not so much. And yet, their odd-couple friendship comes naturally. Well, of COURSE, the not-raccoon understands and translates the sentient tree creature’s language. Why wouldn’t he?

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Photo of the Day: The Face

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A picture of smiling face made of rice plants is seen at a paddy field in Xianju county, Zhejiang province, August 27, 2015.

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These Images Show Off Some Of The World’s Most Majestic Creatures Silhouetted Against The Beautiful Rising And Setting Sun

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The vibrant pictures feature a variety of animals in the wild and were taken by a host of photographers at locations around the world. The striking images all have one thing in common: the photographers’ awe-inspiring ability to perfectly capture the silhouettes of earth’s beautiful creatures. Here: Essex skipper butterfly resting on a plant at sunset, The Netherlands, Noord-Brabant, Schalleven. (Photo by Caters News/Stock/Ardea)

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Burning Man 2015 Begins!

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Participants gather at the art installation “Totem of Confessions” during the Burning Man 2015 “Carnival of Mirrors” arts and music festival in the Black Rock Desert of Nevada, August 31, 2015. Approximately 70,000 people from all over the world are gathering at the sold-out festival to spend a week in the remote desert to experience art, music and the unique community that develops. (Photo by Jim Urquhart/Reuters)

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A Photographer Found An Abandoned Wooden Model Of Russian Buran Spacecraft

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Russian photographer Aleksander Markin found an abandoned wooden model (1:3 scale) of Russian Buran spacecraft at the far corner of Zhukovsky airfield, not far from Moscow, Russia. But, according to Aleksander, the model it no longer exists, it’s destroyed.

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Photoshop Fridge Magnets – Burn And Dodge Your Way Through The Kitchen

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According to Photojojo studio: “You’re a whiz when your fingertips hit the keyboard. You’ve got brushes and lassos at the ready.”

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When An Artist Turns Himself Into Superheroes Thanks To Body Painting

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In line with the amazing make-up art of Lianne Moseley, here are today the creations of the makeup artist Argenis Pinal, who uses body painting to turn himself and his models into famous superheroes or pop culture characters, from Wolverine to Superman through the Joker, Magneto, Harley Quinn, Spiderman, Double Face and so on.

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Meet The Mr T Lookalike Who Won’t Quit His Jibba Jabba – Lecturing Students In Digital Media And Design

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John Lashley as Mr T (Caters News)

John Lashley, 34, is a visual effects consultant who lectures in digital media but in his downtime he earns a little extra from his striking resemblance to the popular A Team character. John has even appeared as the popular character on Britain’s Got Talent and in the televised Snickers adverts but he’s never eaten a bar because he’s allergic to nuts and chocolate!

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Street Artist Mobstr Unveils A Giant Mural In Vilnius, Lithuania

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Mobstr is currently in Lithuania where he was invited to create some of his unique work by the good lads from the excellent Vilnius Street Art Festival.

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Scarlett Hooft Graafland Creates Surreal Installations Over The Beautiful Landscapes

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Working at the intersection of sculpture, performance and photography, Dutch artist Scarlett Hooft Graafland created a series, titled ‘Soft Horizons, Bolivia‘, that explores how sculpture can beautifully intervene in natural landscapes.

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Gran Told Hubby New Dog Was Jack Russell…But He Grew Into One Of The Biggest In UK

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A grandma fibbed to her husband that the puppy they had adopted was a Jack Russell only him to grow into one of the biggest dogs in the UK. Grandmother-of-four Sue Markham fell in love with 1lb 15oz puppy Yogi but husband Robert, both 57, had said he didn’t want a ‘big dog’. But the ‘Jack Russell’ didn’t stop growing and turned into a 15-stone monster who chomps his way through £37 worth of food every week.

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A Beautiful Eye Piece Mural On The Beach Of Siouville-Hague, France

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French artist Cece just finished working on a beautiful eye piece located somewhere on the beach of Siouvilhle-Hague in France.

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The Truth Is Somewhere Upside Down: Aliens in Anelia Loubser’s Project

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South African photographer Anelia Loubser took a different view on portraits and turned her friends into aliens.

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