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Instead Of Selfies, A Couple Draws Doodles To Document Their Journey

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They Love This Famous $1 Ice Cream In Orchard Road, Singapore

A creative couple decided to replace selfies with some adorable doodles to document their journey in a different way. She loves to doodle, he loves to take pictures. Voila! Doodledeux was created. Doodle according to free dictionary means “to draw or sketch something aimlessly”. Deux in French means “two” or it can also mean “about them”. So doodledeux is our personal project where we share our story as a couple with a little help from our caricatures, let’s just call them Abang and Neng. Continue »

Sign Of The Times: Protest Signs That Sum Up The Sixties

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The Sixties were a time of social upheaval and calls for change in the US and much of the Western world.

To celebrate the grassroots countercultural movements of the 1960s, we’ve hand picked some of our favorite protest signs from this decade. To mix things up, we felt we had to throw throw in a couple of very reactionary signs as well. We think these conservative views illustrate some of the mainstream thinking a lot of progressive people felt so fed up about, to the point where drugs and loud music became a perfectly reasonable responses. Continue »

Japanese Instagrammer Performs Bicycle Tricks On One Wheel

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A Japanese Instagrammer, Mamoru Kanai, publishes images of himself performing one-wheeled bicycle stunts in his “Riding Pop” series. The photos feature Kanai performing “wheelies” (standing on the hindwheel) and “stoppies” (standing on the front wheel) while seated as if normally riding a bicycle. Since he can’t shoot photos of himself performing tricks he asks for a help from a skilled photographer friend. Continue »

Bloggers Show How Their ‘Ideal’ Instagram Photographs Are Taken

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Bridie By The Sea

British Wren Kitchens asked five popular bloggers to show what is hidden behind their ‘ideal’ food photographs from Instagram, PetaPixel writes. The photographs that they published show how cropping and choosing the right angle can embellish reality and help create a beautiful picture. Continue »

Portraits Of Homeless People And Their Dreams Of Old

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Photo © by Horia Manolache

For his new project The Prince and the Pauper, San Francisco-based photographer Horia Manolache connected with homeless people, learned their stories, and shot two portraits of each of them: the first shows them as they are now, and the second portrait shows them in the life or career they had once dreamed about. Continue »

Giant Cockroach Float: Is That A Cockroach In The Pool?

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Nothing quite beats the cool water of a refreshing dip in a pool. That is unless you have to deal with the crowds at a community pool. Don’t get me wrong, I love community pools…l just do not like the crowds! There are many things you can do to clear the crowds out of a community pool. There is always the classic prank of dropping a Baby Ruth candy bar and watching people run to their cars! However, I always like to take things in a subtle way and avoid overall panic. Continue »

Brazil Through The Lens Of David Alan Harvey

David Alan Harvey’s shots of Rio and Bahia, taken over the course of a decade, look beyond the cliches of bikini babes, crime-ridden favelas and Christ the Redeemer.

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Photo by David Alan Harvey / Magnum Photos / The Guardian

Rio de Janeiro, Ipanema beach. David Alan Harvey, founder of Burn magazine and a member of Magnum, has spent 10 years photographing the wild vitality and natural beauty of Bahia and Rio. Continue »

Let This Fruit Slice Furniture Juice Up Your Outdoor Living Area

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Take a good long look at your porch and patio and tell me what you see. More than likely it looks like everyone else’s porch or patio? You got some wicker furniture out there or maybe an oak picnic table painted red? I don’t have to tell you that it is boring and drab and it needs to be changed. If you are like me, you want to do something no one else in the neighborhood is doing. So we are going to go on a fruit decorating binge! Continue »

Artists Turn Their Children’s Drawings Into Jewelry To Preserve Their Creativity

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Yasemin Erdin has been working with children art for more than 5 years, encouraging their creativity and making it visible to the public. And now she’s found a partner in the form of sculptor and goldsmith Özgür Karavit, who joined her in turning children’s drawings into timeless jewelry. Continue »

Ukrainian Copywriter Practices His Skills By Creating Clever Print Ads Every Day

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Have you heard about the ‘365 challenge’? The one where you’re supposed to do something every single day for one year? These things actually work, and if done honestly, they can become a good way to hone your skills. That’s what Ukrainian copywriter Andrii Mischenko decided to do to flex his creativity muscles. Continue »

Outfits Sourced From German Public Transportation Fabric By Menja Stevenson

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Like most that read this article, German artist Menja Stevenson has had her fair share of rides in city buses and trains, each of which has forced her (and you) to sit on top of garishly designed uniform seating. The fabric, as investigated by this article on the BBC, is not only made to outlast spills and stains, but also trends, as many of the painfully drab designs can last a decade or more. Continue »

Australian Ballet Perform At Qualia Hamilton Island

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Photo © by James Morgan / Hamilton Island / Getty Images

Australian ballet dancers rehearse their moves on Whitehaven Beach on June 11, 2010 on Hamilton Island, Australia. Principal artists Lucinda Dunn, Robert Curran and Rachel Rawlins and Senior Artist Andrew Killian perform pieces from breathtaking ballets such as The Nutcracker and Swan Lake during a weekend titled “Pas de Deux” in Paradise. Continue »

Functional Mixtape Coffee Tables

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Catering to musicians and music lovers alike, Los Angeles-based company TAYBLES has created a functional piece of furniture that also acts as a nostalgic throwback to the time of homemade mixtapes. The trio of artists behind the company produces cassette tape coffee tables, each work crafted from hardwood and sealed with clear epoxy. Every table also comes with a classic cassette label affixed to the top, and LED lights hidden within the center of the mixtape’s holes. Continue »

Site-Specific Street Art By JPS

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Street artist JPS from UK creates small and large-scale site-specific paintings, stencil works, and installation on city streets. Continue »

A Towering Turtle of Discarded Industrial Junk Welded By Ono Gaf

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Photo © by Gina Sanderson

Indonesian artist Ono Gaf works primarily with metallic junk reclaimed from a trash heap to create his animalistic sculptures. His most recent piece is this giant turtle containing hundreds of individual metal components like car parts, tools, bike parts, instruments, springs, and tractor rotors. Continue »