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1200 Black Ping Pong Balls Form a Deadly Assault Rifle

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For one to truly appreciate this new installation by artist Michael Murphy, one must view it from a specific angle. Called Damage, the sculptural work consists of a sea of 1,200 ping pong balls, painted black, and then suspended from the ceiling.

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Double Exposures Blur Lines Between New York and London

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What would it look like if New York and London overlapped? Through these double exposures, photographer Daniella Zalcman shows us.

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Fantastic Faceless Portraits by Chris Ozer

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Brooklyn-based photographer Chris Ozer has an Instagram following of over 400,000. Take one look at his portraits and you’ll understand why.

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Sneak Peek: New Daft Punk-Inspired Art Show

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Daft Punk fans rejoice! On May 18, San Francisco’s Gauntlet Gallery is opening an exciting new art show inspired by the electronic music duo.

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World’s Biggest Rubber Duck Debuts in Hong Kong

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On May 2nd, Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman’s huge inflatable sculpture, called Rubber Duck, officially debuts, sailing into Victoria Harbour in Hong Kong.

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Artistic Mom Creates Pop Culture-Inspired Napkin Drawings for Kids

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Mom Nina Levy has taken leaving notes in school lunches to another level. Her vivid ink drawings on napkins feature their favorite cartoon, comic, and video game heroes (often holding fruit instead of weapons).

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Technology

Top 10 Breakthrough Gadgets in the Last Year

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Within the last year, many new products have been developed that will change the way we live. These are ten breakthrough gadgets that are not only the most talked about or trending, but the ones that give us a glimpse of what the future holds.

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Fascinating Photos Show Current Life Inside North Korea

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The winners in the professional competition of the 2013 Sony World Photography Awards were just announced and they include a photographer who took some fascinating photos of modern life in North Korea.

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14-Year-Old Photographer’s Amazingly Surreal Self Portraits

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14-year-old photographer Zev (aka fiddle oak) has got to be one of the youngest talents we’ve ever come across. The Natick, Massachusetts-based teen photographer’s portfolio exhibits skills beyond his years.

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Street Artist Paints Whimsical Murals Around the World

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Parisian street artist Julien “Seth” Malland calls himself Globepainter because his work has taken him all over the world.

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Stunning Nature Shots in 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

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National Geographic is calling out to all of the world’s photographers to enter the 2013 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest. Here are some of the best entries, so far.

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Minimalist Posters Merge Philosophy with Graphic Design

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London-based graphic designer Genis Carreras just completed his full set of minimalist posters that beautifully merge philosophy with graphic design.

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The Secret Life of Hollywood Toys by Daniel Picard

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Ottawa, Ontario-based photographer Daniel Picard has created a very realistic set of photos that show us the secret life of Hollywood toys. Called 1:1 Toys, the series, which puts Picard in the “director’s seat,” is shot all around his hometown.

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Incredibly Realistic 3D Papercraft Birds

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Out of just paper and paint, Netherlands-based artist Johan Scherft creates some incredibly realistic looking birds.

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The Fine Art of Photographing Living Portuguese Man O’ War

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Who doesn’t cringe when they first hear the words “Portuguese man o’ war? South Florida-based fine art photographer Aaron Ansarov wants to give us a new way of looking at a species most of us avoid in the ocean.

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