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Halloween Couple in Homemade Green Army Men Costumes

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Halloween is a time for people to get especially creative and this year, Redditor BritishRacingGreen and his girlfriend have gone all out, transforming themselves into life-size plastic green army men.

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6 Funny Photo Projects That Will Make You Lose It

 6 Funny Photo Projects That Will Make You Lose It
We can all use a good hearty laugh. That’s why today we’ve brought together six photographers whose mission it is to make you chuckle. Read about their fantastically funny photo projects over at LifeScoop.

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Loving Husband Documents Every Stage of Wife’s Battle with Breast Cancer

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The Battle We Didn’t Choose is a powerful collection of images by photographer and loving husband Angelo Merendino, documenting his wife Jennifer’s battle with breast cancer.

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Photographer Takes Beautiful Portraits of Shelter Dogs to Find Them Homes

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“These are not just cute pictures of dogs,” photographer Shannon Johnstone states about the photos in her series Landfill Dogs. “My goal is to offer an individual face to the souls that are lost because of animal overpopulation, and give these animals one last chance.”

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Funny Pet Names for the Wankers at Your Work

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Though created for those who work in the advertising industry, almost anyone who makes that daily trek to the office will appreciate this hilarious set of illustrations called Workwankers. Peter Cortez and Joe Sayaman of agency Mizaplas have posted 15 illustrations that give funny pet names to those you can’t stand at work.

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Shake: New Book Shows Hilarious Dogs in Motion

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Using high-speed photography, photographer Carli Davidson captures dogs as they’re shaking off water, but it’s their hilarious expressions that make this series truly priceless. Here’s a selection of photos from her new book “Shake.”
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Winners of the Landscape Photographer of the Year 2013

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The winners of the Landscape Photographer of the Year were just announced and they include some spectacular images of UK landscapes.

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Winners of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year 2013

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Winners of the prestigious Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were just announced where more than 43,000 images from 96 countries were whittled down to just eighteen.

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Lonely Planet’s Stunning Photos of Our Beautiful World

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As any traveler knows, Lonely Planet creates awesome travel guide books that inspire people to explore far-flung places all over the world. Who hasn’t bought a Lonely Travel book before they took off on their vacation? In their latest book, Lonely Planet’s Beautiful World, they take us on a journey to the planet’s most breathtaking places, showing us a collection of images that celebrate the world’s most magnificent spectacles like fiery volcano eruptions, wind-sculpted icebergs, and mind-blowing migrations of wildlife.

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80 Empowered Women Go Bare-Breasted in New York

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Over the course of six years, portrait photographer Jordan Matter asked over 80 women of all backgrounds to volunteer to walk the streets of New York topless, to defy convention and to confront their feelings of shame and inadequacy. Here are the results.

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Photography Contest: What’s Your Best Photo of “The Future”?

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Today, Nissan is launching a brand new photography contest called Capture Your #BestShot where they’re asking you to submit your best photo in one of three categories – Urban Life, Tech Inspiration and The Future. Three influential publications will be championing each of the three categories. It’s Nice That will judge Urban Life, Wired will take Tech Inspiration and My Modern Met will be selecting the best photo in The Future category.

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Dramatic New Underwater Statues by Jason deCaires Taylor

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British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor has just unveiled his latest cement sculptures to join the over 500 others off the coast of Cancun, Mexico.

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National Geographic Calls on Photographers to Show Our Changing World

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In National Geographic’s recently launched Your Shot project, they asked photographers from all over the world to show them photos that “explore our changing world.” Out of over 10,000 submissions, here are some of the standouts.

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Photographer Captures New Yorkers Kissing for Past 30 Years

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For thirty years, photographer Matt Weber has been capturing candid scenes of romantic passion on the streets of New York City. His Urban Romance collection reveals the numerous tender moments of love that take place between adoring couples throughout the bustling city.

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Ai Weiwei’s Forever Bicycles Installation Stuns Toronto

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Last night in Toronto, Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei presented a new version of his incredible Forever Bicycles installation. As the centerpiece of this year’s Scotiabank Nuit Blanche, the all-night contemporary art event that takes over city streets, 3,144 bicycles, the most Weiwei has used of this work to date, were stacked 100 feet in length and 30 feet in height and depth in Toronto’s Nathan Phillips Square.

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