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Street Artist Creates Donkey Kong-Themed Mural In Paris

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French street artist Jace recently payed tribute to the classic game with an incredible painting in Paris dedicated to Donkey Kong. Donkey Kong is one of the earliest “platform games” and the first to involve jumping; it indicates the first appearance of Nintendo icon Mario. Using his signature characters known as Gouzou, the painting represents Mario and Donkey Kong and the princess with a touch of funk.

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Elegant Fish Paintings Express Artist’s Vision of the World

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Fascinating work of Sydney based painter Niharika Hukku will make you realize that average fish possess an inherent beauty. The artist uses simple, white pottery as a functional canvas for her aquatic designs.

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Photographer Sun Kai Qiang Creates Surreal Pastel Portraits Of Her Art School

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In her latest series ‘School Selfie‘, Chinese photographer Sun Kai Qiang takes surreal pastel portraits of her art school. The photographs offer different perspectives of everyday student life and focus on unusual details of Hangzhou’s China Academy of Art. Motivated by the simple architecture of the campus and the people around her, Qiang says the plan is to document the transformations taking place within the institution.

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Illustrations Of People Who Love To Sleep Truly Understand

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Lingvistov is a group for learning English via Skype, founded by two recent university graduates. Ultimately, the group found their love to English jokes and illustrations. Illustrations on sleep are at least tangentially related, considering the feline love of those Z’s.

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The 15 Most Commonly Mispronounced Food Words

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Have you ever struggled to pronounce some of the world’s tastiest foods? Well, look no further than these 15 smart posters put together by Digtoknow. Whilst we may be able to go to any supermarket or grocery store and pickup food from all around the world, it’s a little harder to pick up the correct pronunciation. Here are 15 of the most commonly mispronounced food names ever.

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Bullets Exploding Through Everyday Objects In Super Slow Motion

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The thought of firing bullets doesn’t exactly remind the word “relaxation” to mind. But thanks to the slow motion camera we now can see the beauty of what is hidden from the naked eye. Take a look at 49 fascinating pictures of bullets obliterating all kinds of items.

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New York Photographer Brianne Wills Took a Pictures Of Girls With Their Furry Companions

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New York-based photographer Brianne Wills curates Tumblr-blog dedicated to the unpretentious theme Girls and Their Cats.

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Artist Turns Human Bodies Into Living Representation Of Zodiac Signs

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Body paint artist Trina Merry has been painting bodies for almost ten years, but her newest project is something truly spectacular. In it, she turns human bodies into living copy of zodiac signs, with careful detail painted onto each and every limb.

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100 Years of Beauty in Germany Demonstrated in a One-Minute Time-Lapse Video

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In the 10th episode Cut’s “100 Years of Hair and Makeup” series, Cut presents a visual history of the past 100 years of German beauty. As shown by a model named Brooke Williams whose hair, accessories and makeup styled in association with the trends of each decade, both before and after the German Reunification.

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10 Amazing Finalists Of The World Architecture Festival 2015

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This year in Singapore, The World Architecture Festival will take place November, but the nominations are officially in. There are authorized 338 buildings in the running, from Zaha Hadid’s £240 million London Aquatics Centre to King Fahad National Library by Gerber Architekten.

The categories range from Culture to Experimental to Education and twenty-four others. Here are a few of the finalists we loved.

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Majestic Ocean Wave Vases By Hawaiian Artist Duo

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Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma, two glass artists at Kela’s, have an unusual talent for catching the power and motion of the sea. It is only at a closer glimpse that these beautiful ocean wave vases can be seen from the real thing. They created a myriad of other fine glass art inspired by the sea, so be sure to take a look!

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5 Video Games That Should Be Adapted Into Movies (According To Reddit)

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Apart from the anonymous trolling on Reddit, the website sometimes has some appealing content that pop culture investors should clearly look into. In a latest Reddit post, users were posed with the question as to which video games are ideal for a big-screen adaptation, and some responses were reasonable while others were simple trolling. Some users invested enough thought into their decisions as well as which games are not reasonable for adaptation. Here are the games that made the cut.

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Street Art by Seth Globepainter

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French street artist Julien Malland, aka Seth Globepainter graduated from the National School of Decorative Arts in Paris, created a massive scale of murals on the street walls of many countries, India, China, Mexico, Brazil, South Africa, etc. Many of Malland’s works are the collaboration with local artists and full of local cultural elements as well as artistic presentation.

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What Can Single Dollar Buy Around the World [Infographic]

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Don’t think you can get a lot for a single dollar anymore? Think again. When Lonely Planet asked its readers what $1 could buy in their neighborhood, the answers were surprising. Sure, one hour of parking time may not seem all that fantastic, but as it turns out, in some parts of our world, a lonely Washington can get you an unlimited meal, a pretty nice back massage, and even a whole bottle of wine.

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Czech Artist Transforms Daily Objects To Create Amusing Illustrations

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Kristian Mensa aka Mr. Kriss, is an artist based in Prague, Czech Republic. His work is “focused on creative work with objects that we usually see less attractive that they might appear.” Mensa not only draws – but he’s also a dancer, a piano player and a skilled actor.

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