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The Personalized Zippos Of Vietnam War Soldiers

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These Zippos belonged to US soldiers who engraved them with texts that are sometimes optimistic, but more often pessimistic as hell. A unique collection of 282 Zippo lighters from the Vietnam War era were recently put up as a single lot at Cowan’s Auctions in Cincinnati, Ohio. The lot was the culmination of years of painstaking research by American artist Bradford Edwards, who picked up many of the distinctive lighters on site in the former war zone during the Nineties.

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10 Cute and Creative Halloween Cupcakes

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Get inspired to bake this season by checking out these exceptional, super adorable treats before you head into the kitchen. They’d make the perfect party favour for all kinds of Halloween events, since every kid (and adult!) in the world would have to smile at the very sight of one of these spooky sweets. Get decked out for the big day with these terrifyingly tasty Halloween Cupcakes!

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Colourful Aerial Landscapes Of Salt Ponds In San Francisco By Cris Benton

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Cris Benton, a retired professor of architecture and former department chair at UC Berkeley captures these colourful and impressive landscapes of the San Francisco Bay area using a radio-controlled camera, for his book “Saltscapes”.

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3D Paper Artwork by Maud Vantours

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Paris-based designer and artist Maud Vantours uses layer upon layer of cut paper to create hypnotising patterns and textures that translate into set designs, fashion accessories, and editorial treatments. Vantors has explored a number of 3D paper treatments including floral patterns, spirals, and gemotric designs. You can see more of her work at Figure and over on Behance.

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Everyday Objects Transformed into Whimsical Characters

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If everywhere you look there are faces staring back, you’re not alone. For the past 10 years French artist Gilbert Legrand has been finding the hidden characters in everyday objects and revealing them with paint. His whimsical vision sees all sorts of household objects become things they were not: a coat hanger becomes a mouse sporting shoes; a paintbrush transforms into a teen with an attitude (and a wicked hairdo); and the blades of some scissors get amorous.

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Photographic Journey Through the World’s Bureaucracies

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Bureaucratics is a project by photographer Jan Banning that consists of 50 portraits captured in 8 countries on 5 continents around the world. The goal is to offer a comparative look at the culture, rituals, and symbols of state civil administrations. Basically, Banning wanted to document the face of bureaucracy by capturing portraits of government workers at their posts.

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Here’s What Kids All Around the World Eat for Breakfast

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It is believed that the breakfast is the most important meal of the day. Let’s take a look at the variety of foods that are eaten in the morning by children from different countries. If you are bored with cornflakes, yogurt, scrambled eggs, I advise you to borrow a couple of ideas from the breakfasts of other cultures.

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Fictional Characters Meet Unfortunate Deaths in These Darkly Humorous Illustrations

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Some of our beloved characters from fiction and pop culture meet unfortunate deaths in these darkly humorous artwork created by illustrator Ben Chen.

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Illustrations of Animals with Human Personalities by Kim Nguyen

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US-based artist Kim Nguyen has been working on a collection of illustrations, called ‘Anthros‘, that depict animals with human personalities. Be sure to check out his portfolio.

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36 Amazing Photos From the First Drone Contest

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We are presenting you a selection of the best photos from the first drone contest.
In May of this year Dronestagr.am partnered up with National Geographic France to host the world’s first International Drone Photography Competition. Today we offer you to look at the best photos from the contest .

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Dramatic Photos Of Lion Hunt A Wildebeest

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These dramatic footage shot by 48-year-old Indian photographer Aditya Singh in the Masai Mara, located in south-western Kenya. Ferocious Lion dealt with wildebeest in a fierce battle that lasted less than a minute.

Photographer of this dramatic moment, first noticed lurking lion, waiting patiently for injured wildebeest, which came toward, unaware of its presence. When the wildebeest was within reach, one of the lions pounced on the unfortunate animal. Just a few seconds later lion dumped wildebeest on the ground. And when the wildebeest tried to get up, the predator grabbed its neck.

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Monica Lee Creates Stunning Photo-Realistic Drawings with Just a Pencil

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Monica Lee is not a photographer, what is probably hard to believe when you look at these pictures. Instead of taking pictures of her models, she draws them. And she does it just amazing. Her work is rich in details, incredible realism and stunning craftsmanship. Find more of her works on her Instagram.

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Ordinary People in the World of Giant Billboards by Natan Dvir’s

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Very interesting photographs showing the clash of two worlds – the advertising and reality – presented in the project titled “Coming soon” by photographer Natan Dvir. Author perfectly showed a contrast between luxury with posters and ordinary life of ordinary people. Take a look at project «Coming soon» or ordinary people in the world of luxury advertising.

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What Does 200 Calories Look Like

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In retrospect, it might not be that shocking to see a visual representation of 200 calories, but in reality, it is shocking to see a visual representation of 200 calories. Especially when comparing “healthy foods” to “junk foods”. It’s common knowledge that something are better for you than others, but when you compare half a muffin to 1400 grams of celery… Well. We’ve taken the liberty of comparing the plates of food; side by side, to give you an even better visual of what 200 calories is.

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Hidden Lights Chair by Giha Woo

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You don’t need to sit under the Bodhi Tree to attain enlightenment. Sitting on the Hidden Lights Chair, created by Giha Woo, may suffice. It provides you more than the proverbial halo, so be sure you make the most of it. A simple swing of the frame makes all the difference between darkness and light! So choose your reading material carefully!

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