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Living on Water

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The Bajau people of Malaysia live their lives completely at sea, living in wooden huts and spending their days fishing. Sailing over crystal clear waters, the Bajau people of Malaysia live their lives almost entirely at sea. Children as young as four catch fish, octopus and lobsters from handmade boats off the eastern coast of Sabah, Malaysia. Along with their families, they live in wooden huts on stilts and trade their seafood for necessities with islanders in the nearby town of Semporna. Photographer Ng Choo Kia joined the Bajau people on their pirogues, which are long narrow canoes made from single tree trunks, and documented their daily life in a series of pictures.

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Sea Lions of San Francisco

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Sea lions gather on a floating dock at Pier 39 in San Francisco, California May 4, 2015. Hundreds of sea lions began hauling out on the docks following the Loma Prieta earthquake of 1989, and face no natural predators at the pier. (Photo by Robert Galbraith/Reuters)

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The Realistic 3-Dimensional LEGO Bridge

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German graffiti artist, Martin Heuwold aka MEGX, has painted a bridge with an area of 250 square meters to look like it was made from LEGO bricks.

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New McDonald’s Dual Lane Drive-Thru Poster Campaign

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Leo Burnett London, has created an outdoor print campaign for McDonald’s UK, to promote the roll-out of their dual lane Drive-Thru service. Situated in close proximity to a number of converted restaurants, the posters feature two different vehicles parked side by side to create one amusing visual.

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Star Wars Fan Day Around the World

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Cosplayers dressed as Star Wars characters Chewbacca (R) and Darth Vader talk at a Star Wars Day fan event in Tokyo May 4, 2015. Star Wars fans celebrate May 4 as Star Wars Day, a pun that comes from an iconic quote in the movie, “May the Force be with you”. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters)

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The Art Movement Created by Dogs

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Canismo is an artistic movement created by a group of dogs that aims to help with the support and adoption of sheltered animals.

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World Naked Gardening Day

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People across the globe are encouraged, on the first Saturday of May, to tend their portion of the world’s garden unclothed as nature intended.

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April 24 – May 1, 2015: The Week In Photos

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Stranded cars remain in a flooded street during an intense rainstorm in Havana, on April 29, 2015. Two people were killed, three buildings collapsed and another 24 suffered some kind of damage due to the heavy rain that affected several sectors of Havana Wednesday. (Photo by Yamil Lage/AFP Photo)

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Malaysian Monkey Lifestyle

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This photo taken on April 22, 2015, shows Jamil Ismail (Jamilkucing) hugging his female pet monkey named “Shaki”, dressed in a Malaysian cultural outfit called Baju Kurung, at Jamil’s house in Kuala Lumpur. Jamil, a 45-year single Malaysian man, has unusual pets – two macaque monkeys. JK and Shaki, both nine years old, usually ride with Jamil on his motorcycle and they often have dinner together in public restaurants, drawing instant public awe. At times Jamil uses the two monkeys, who sometimes wear traditional Malay clothes and other costumes, to act in advertisements and perform stunts in public areas. The monkeys which cost 56 USD each and receive regular medical check-ups, are regarded as his family and move freely within his house. (Photo by Mohd Rasfan/AFP Photo)

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Chinese Humanoid Robot Named “Yangyang”

A creepy new robot has been revealed in China this week – showing lifelike expressions that mimic that of a human. “Yangyang” was presented at the Global Mobile Internet Conference in Bejing with the aim of getting younger people interested in studying robotics. Dressed in a long red coat, the android can move its head, raise its hands and speak – fooling many into thinking it’s a real woman. The machine was produced at the Yangyang Intelligent Robot Science Service Centre and gave a demonstration of its range of emotions at the show. The eerie creation is the latest advancement in robotics that are swiftly becoming all-too-human.

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A humanoid robot named “Yangyang” smiles during its demonstration at the Global Mobile Internet Conference (GMIC) 2015 in Beijing, China, April 29, 2015. The android was produced jointly by China’s Shanghai Yangyang Intellegent Robot Science Service center and Japanese professor Hiroshi Ishiguro, with the aim of popularising robotics among the young. (Photo by Kim Kyung-Hoon/Reuters)

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“My Electric 60’s Hippie VW”

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Rene Penia (not pictured) drives his VW Beetle 1995, locally called “Vocho”, through the streets of Monterrey April 22, 2015. The car was painted by a local artist to be part of an exhibition on the 1960s at the National History Museum in Monterrey where it was on display for five years. Pena bought the car for 25.000 Mexican Pesos (some USD 2,000 at that time) in 2013 during an auction and he then converted the car into an electrical vehicle. (Photo by Daniel Becerril/Reuters)

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Shipwrecks Visible In Clear Lake Michigan Waters

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Wreck of the James McBride, which ran aground Oct. 19, 1857, during a storm. (Courtesy U.S. Coast Guard Air Station Traverse City)

A Coast Guard helicopter crew in northern Michigan captured several images of shipwrecks visible through the water of Lake Michigan along the Sleeping Bear Dunes National Lakeshore now that the ice has melted.

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Saraiva Pocket Books

To publicize Saraiva’s pocket book collection, the largest bookstore chain in Brazil, we embroidered the covers of literary classics onto the pockets of jeans. A visually strong piece, reminding people of the basic benefit of a pocket book: They fit into your pocket.

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20 000 Leagues Under the Sea – Jules Verne

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Album Art Make Up

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An artist has gone to incredible lengths to paint several iconic album covers on her own face. London-based artist Natalie Sharp wanted to celebrate Record Store Day in a unique way, and asked her Facebook friends for suggestions about which album covers to paint. She was overwhelmed with responses, and as a result painted 40 different album covers on her face, including Nirvana’s “Nevermind”, King Crimson’s “The Court of the Crimson King”, and “Melt” by Peter Gabriel. Natalie, who is also a vocalist in a band named The Lone Taxidermist, says she wanted to combine her love of art and music in a unique way, as well as celebrate the history of vinyl. Here: King Crimson album. “In fact, I barely used by brushes for King Crimson; I would just keep smudging it with my fingers”. (Photo by Natalie Sharp/Caters News)

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French “Spiderman” Climbs Tower for Nepal

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French climber Alain Robert, also known as “Spiderman”, holds the flag of Nepal as he scales the Tour Montparnasse, a 210-metre (689 ft) building in central Paris, France April 28, 2015, to show support for the victims after the earthquake in Nepal. (Photos by Gonzalo Fuentes/Reuters)

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