Expressive Flower Portraits by Isabelle Menin

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Belgian photographer Isabelle Menin creates outrageously charming portraits of flowers, which are not only gorgeous in shape and color but also incredibly expressive.

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5 Cool Household Devices that will make your Life Easier

Every home needs certain essential appliances and devices – let’s call them every day necessities – things like a washer and drier, oven, TV, computer, etc. These are the things that we simply can’t live without in this day and age, but with technological improvements and new trends come more and more useful gadgets that make life just a little bit easier and more enjoyable. We now have room for some more “essential” devices in our homes, devices that cater to real needs and concerns of the modern world. Let’s look at a few important household items that no modern home should be without.

Automatic espresso machine

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Evidently, over half of Americans over the age of eighteen are coffee drinkers, which surprises no one, as most of us would have guessed an even higher number. A quick cup of coffee to get our biological engine started in the morning or a relaxing latte after a meal; these are habits so many of us share. Not so long ago, you had to go to a coffee shop to enjoy a good espresso, but these days you can get a decent espresso machine for a couple of hundred dollars and brew your very own delicious magic potion at home.

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Celebrity Photography by Maciek Kobielski

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Maciek Kobielski is a talented fashion, commercial and celebrity photographer based in New York, USA. Maciek worked for Vogue Paris, Vogue Spain, The Last Magazine, Muse, Spin, Pinko, Uniqlo and others.

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Marlboro Boys by Michelle Siu

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Michelle Siu is a talented freelance photojournalist and documentary photographer based in Toronto, Canada. He shoot Indonesia’s relationship with tobacco.

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“A Van in the Sea” – A Photography Project by Alessandro Puccinelli

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In 2011 photographer Alessandro Puccinelli decided to buy an old (but super well constructed) motorhome, Hymer 1983 and move it along the south coast of Portugal in some of his favorite places along the european coast. He did that to be able to realise his personal photography project. This is a small series of images Alessandro took when going to bed over the course of 2013.

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Vrb: Headphones that Inspire Your Every Move

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New Bluetooth headphones that allow you to live life and do more. A sleek and lightweight design that excites your senses.

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10 Free Fresh WordPress Themes for August 2014

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Everyone loves a good free WordPress theme. Free WordPress themes are a great way of achieving results quickly and on a budget.If you are looking for a free wordPress theme for a new website, in this post we’ll showcase some of the new free wordpress themes for August 2014. These themes represent some of the most outstanding, well-designed themes created in August 2014. Grab a cup of coffee and start bookmarking your favorites theme.

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15 Free New UI Kits for August 2014

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UI kits is great way for web designers to increase the creation of a website. Beat user interface is relevant and makes a website easy to use, learn and understand. In this article, we give you 15 free fresh UI kits for August 2014. All UI kit well organized and fully layered PSD allows you easy edit and modify to your requests. You can use these free ui kits in your web or graphic designs.

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20 Free New Icon Sets for August 2014

icon august 2014 01 20 Free New Icon Sets for August 2014An icon is a small, but critically important detail that defines the aesthetic look of the whole website and apps design. In this article, you will find 20 free new icon sets for August 2014. You’ll definitely find at least 20 free icon sets that you can put to good use in your web design or mobile apps design project. Enjoy!

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Sell a Story, Not a Brand

Throughout time there have been many kinds of advertising strategies, and as these practices evolve we have found out the things that work, and the things that do not. The tendency to make the consumer feel more worthy if they have a particular product, for example, has proved to be very effective.

At the same time, making a consumer feel bad about themselves has also been found to work very well, although the former of these two methods is more positive. When testing the effectiveness of selling a brand versus selling a story, we found that the latter of the two is much more efficient. Here are the reasons why.

Stories inspire people

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Similar to praising customers, telling stories has a positive effect. If a story is well told, it can have the potential to touch many people. If a story is related to a cause or issue, then there is a high chance that those viewers will feel encouraged to share the information with anyone that they know. Word of mouth is still, in this day and age, one of the most powerful (if not the most powerful) methods to spread the word. Besides people buying the product, that’s the most important thing to your brand’s success.

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Top 5 Smartwatches Available Right Now

In the modern world, easy access to digital communications, planning, and notifications has never been more important. Although smart phones today come with all sorts of powerful capabilities that help you organize your world like never before, sometimes you need even more assistance. If you are walking in a busy street, out on the road, or on a run, it may not be practical for you to hold a device. If you are thinking about finding a way to do all of the things you need without the hassle of handling a device at all times, it may be time to consider the purchase of a smart watch.

A smart watch is a watch that connects to your devices and has the capability to handle your notifications, calendar events, message, and more. Managing all these things has never been easier, especially when you are on the go. The problem is, although there are many smart watches out there, they may not be manufactured well, or they may have limited options and abilities. If you are looking for a smart watch to work in the best way possible with your device, you may not be able to afford purchasing anything short of the very best. Here is a list of the top five smart watches available right now.

Pebble Steel

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Pebble Steel is a stainless steel smart watch by Pebble, which means it’s also compatible with Pebble’s apps and Apple devices. The watch’s front is crafted of Corning Gorilla Glass, making it very difficult to scratch or break. Plus, it is really resistant. Although an advanced device, its tactile metal buttons will make you feel right at home. It’s also waterproof up to 160 feet of water. Now that’s impressive!

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Summer with Brandon Cole Bailey

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Photographer Sean-Micah and Model Brandon Cole Bailey show just how hot this summer really is.

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Reflections by Caesar Lima

Awesome Concept Art by Barreaux Cyril

Nick Gentry

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Nick Gentry is a talented conceptual artist who gives a second youth to 80s and 90s oldies such as floppy disks and films negatives in order to create amazing and colorful portraits.

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