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Banksy’s Top 10 Most Creative and Controversial NYC Works


For the whole month of October, Banksy took over the streets of New York City. Here’s our top 10 list of Banksy’s most creative and controversial pieces from his “Better Out Than In” project.
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Touching Portraits of Mothers with Their One-Day-Old Babies


“One Day Young” is a touching photo series by Jenny Lewis that shows proud mothers with their babies within 24 hours of their births.
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Adorable Yet Sad Portraits of Much Loved Stuffed Animals


What do you get when you pair one of Ireland’s top portrait photographers with old teddy bears? An adorable series! Award-winning photographer Mark Nixon has created a set of whimsical portraits of stuffed animals that have been loved (maybe a little too much).
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Star Wars Characters Invade Thomas Kinkade Paintings


What do you get when you mix the idyllic pastel paintings by Thomas Kinkade with characters from Star Wars? Something hilariously original! Artist Jeff Bennett recently created an awesome series called War on Kinkade that shows what happens when stormtroopers, AT-ATs, and Imperial Star Destroyers attack Kinkade’s overly sweet American scenes.
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Halloween Couple in Homemade Green Army Men Costumes


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


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


“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


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


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


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


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


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


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”?


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


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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