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Harry Potter Fans Created A Fitting Tribute To Alan Rickman On Platform 9 3/4

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Alan Rickman’s untimely passing devastated his peers and fans alike, spurring an onslaught of social media tributes. Not to be outdone, Harry Potter fans found the perfect way to honor the memory of Rickman and Snape, turning Platform 9 3/4 at King’s Cross into a shrine to the late actor. Letters and flowers (especially lilies… sob) piled up by the wall that we wish we could run through to catch the Hogwarts express. Continue »

Cute And Clever Illustrations By Jaco Haasbroek

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If you are looking for something that could lighten up your somewhat heavy day, here is a treat for you – cute and clever illustrations by Cape Town-based artist and designer Jaco Haasbroek. Check them out and for sure you would end up having bright smiles on your faces. Continue »

Fantastical Paintings Of Animals Within Post-Apocalyptic Environments By Martin Wittfooth

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Martin Wittfooth transposes the temperament we typically associate with large animals to those much smaller, painting foxes and birds as the heroic victors of this works while making larger animals much more passive and calm. Each of his paintings feature these creatures in environments that deviate from the peaceful surrounding we would expect—trash and decay littering the the ground while smog fills the sky. Continue »

It’s Not Just Art. It’s Sm(art): Sebastian Pytka Illustrates The Important Problems Of The Modern World

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Sebastian Pytka, polish artist and graphic designer. Take up topic of everyday reality, that affects each of us, but often portrayed by sophisticated wordplay and metaphors. He does not avoid drawing attention to the important problems of the modern world and reveals to observers of their own personal way of thinking. Subsequent attempts to interpret his works bring out to viewers the next hidden meanings and each detail of his paintings carries deep symbolism. Continue »

Photographer Daniel Sachon Imagines What Marilyn Monroe Would Be Like Today

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A photographer has imagined what screen icon Marilyn Monroe would be like today – and no doubt she’d love Instagram. Daniel Sachon, a student at Central St Martins, in London, created his first solo exhibition with Suzie Kennedy, an English model who looks remarkably similar to the blonde bombshell. In the exhibition, titled ‘Disruptive Innovation,’ Marilyn is seen brandishing a Starbucks coffee like so many celebrities papped now and flicking through her iPhone. Continue »

Stare Into The Deep Blue Darkness Of The Abyss Dining Table

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Following on from his design of the Abyss Coffee Table, designer Christopher Duffy, has created the Abyss Dining Table for Duffy London. The dining table will be limited to an edition of 25 pieces. Continue »

20 Best Quotes From Children’s Books That Every Adult Should Read Too

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Children books sometimes are great for adults to read too as they’re full of wisdom. You may have read some in your childhood, but how well do you remember the lessons? Have you forgotten some as you’re growing up? Below are 20 inspiring quotes from children’s books that every adult should read too. Continue »

These Smart And Hilarious Illustrations Take The Most Unexpected Turns

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The talented artist Tango created these simple but very unusual and witty illustrations. You’ll be surprised to see the interesting and often humorous ways in which the author presents everyday things. Continue »

Work Related Web Comics To Help You Make It Through Monday

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Waking up on Monday morning with nothing to look forward to but corporate speak and lower back pain is enough to make anyone want to kidnap the fax machine and smash it out of it’s misery à la ‘Office Space’. Wes of The Gentleman’s Armchair has created some sad but true comics to take the edge off. So take a coffee break and read through these work related web comics for a quick pick-me-up before getting back to the grindstone. Continue »

The 10 Winning Photographs From The Hasselblad Masters Awards 2016

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Every year the photo contest Hasselblad Masters Awards 2016, organized by the prestigious brand, rewards the best images through categories like Wildlife, Portrait, Landscape, Fine Art, Fashion or Architecture. This year again, the jury composed of 23 of the industry’s most respected photographers and established editors had the difficult task of selecting the winners from the thousands of photographs presented. Here: Ali Rajabi, Winner 2016 Street/Urban (Hasselblad Masters’ Competition) Continue »

Funniest Wedding Photos Of 2015

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These hilarious photos will leave people wedding themselves with laughter. The images – which include photobombs, wardrobe malfunctions and unexpected animal behaviour – have been released by the International Society of Professional Wedding Photographs (ISPWP). Each year the society holds quarterly competitions, celebrating a variety of the best image from couples special days. Other categories in the ISPWPs completions include the likes Getting Ready, First Dance, Family Love, and a selection of portrait possibilities. Continue »

Beautiful Photographs By Brock Elbank In Tribute To Freckles

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‘Freckles’ is a series of beautiful portraits, which pay tribute to freckles with some powerful and contrasted images. These photographs are part of the new project by Brock Elbank, who wants to achieve 150 portraits for his next exhibition in 2017. Continue »

Snapshots Of Stripteasers From The 1980s At Downtown Los Angeles Venues

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The following images are from a collection of over one thousand 35mm negatives made in 1984 by an amateur photographer known only as “B. Mason.” They were subsequently abandoned, and later discovered in an Echo Park garage in 2005, in a stack of withered, moldy envelopes from different one-hour photo labs.

Hidden inside those envelopes was an encyclopedic collection of exotic dancers from the 1980s at several downtown Los Angeles venues: The Dragon Lady, The Cameo and The Last Call. Continue »

This Artist Made A Collection Of Farm Animal Sculptures From Unconventional Materials Like Shoes, Mops, And Leather Bags

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Artist Federico Uribe, has created ‘Farm Animals’, a collection of animal sculptures made from a variety of recycled materials. Continue »

Photographer Captures Intimate And Unguarded Portraits Of Porn Stars

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Photographer Roger Kisby has shot a series of intimate portraits of porn stars in their unguarded moments.
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