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Street Art, the new magnet for tourists ? — Just Viseating

“People say graffiti is ugly, irresponsible and childish… but that’s only if it’s done properly.” Bansky, Wall and Piece. It is funny how, not so long ago, graffiti used to get a bad reputation and how it has now become … Continue reading

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Design Manchester launches DM17 Festival programme | Creative Boom

Hold on to your creative hats. DM17, Manchester’s city-wide festival of creativity and design is returning for its fifth annual series, and this year you can expect over 50 events. Running from 11-22 October, there’ll be talks, exhibitions, workshops, films, … Continue reading

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New Edible ‘Amezaiku’ Animal Lollipop Designs by Shinri Tezuka | Colossal

Based out of a Tokyo candy shop called Ameshin, candy artisan Shinri Tezuka (previously) crafts some of the most unusual lollipops you’re ever likely to eat from wiggling goldfish to statuesque lions or prickly hedgehogs. The translucent candy seems to … Continue reading

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MIT Developed a Fabric That Can Fold Into Origami-Like Shapes When Inflated | Colossal

MIT Media Lab’s Tangible Media Group has created a system to fold materials into various origami shapes when inflated, turning specifically designed paper, plastic, and fabric into representations of swans, helixes, or other 3D figures with minimal human interaction. The project, … Continue reading

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This Street Artist is Painting Fake Shadows and Making People Do Double Takes — TwistedSifter

Artist Damon Belanger was commissioned to inject a little life into the downtown core of Redwood City, California via This Street Artist is Painting Fake Shadows and Making People Do Double Takes — TwistedSifter

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A bit of Afoxé at Manchester Day

We spent a couple of months constructing the costumes and rebuilding the float for our part in this year’s annual celebration of the culture of Manchester  and you can get a flavour of the wonderful sunny day it was from the … Continue reading

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Worsley — northumbrian : light

Like Runcorn, Worsley is another place I would never think to go but for the canals. Also, like Runcorn, it is on a branch of the Bridgewater Canal although in this instance it ultimately leads somewhere – to Leigh and … Continue reading

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America’s history is filled with failed utopian societies — Quartz

The utopian communities that sprouted across the United States in the 19th century were built in an era of experimentation and optimism. Founded by religious leaders, philosophers and even business owners, isolationist groups like the Perfectionists of Oneida, New York, … Continue reading

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NHK Blends Toto

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