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The Beauty of China’s Bicycle Graveyards

A series of photos by The Guardian that shows an aerial view of the rental bikes removed by authorities in Chinese cities such as Beijing, Nanjing, Wuhan and Shanghai and the patterns they create. These shared bikes, which customers rent … Continue reading

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A Flock of Angry Geese Chase a Slow Moving Alligator Across Golf Course at a PGA Invitational

During the second annual Christie’s Critters Invitational on The Champion Course at PGA National, golfers were caught off guard when they saw a giant alligator cross the golf course. Even more amazing was the flock of angry geese engaging in … Continue reading

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10 highlights from the V&A’s The Future Starts Here exhibition – Dezeen

Ahead of new V&A exhibition The Future Starts Here, the curators pick 10 objects in the show that can help us predict what’s in store in years to come. The 10 designs make up a handful of the 100 objects … Continue reading

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Splash and Burn: An Artist-Led Initiative Raising Awareness About the Negative Effects of Palm Oil Production in South Asia – Colossal

Indonesia is the world’s largest exporter of palm oil, the harvesting of which has been shown to have extremely adverse effects on wildlife and natural resources, including deforestation, fires, and the displacement of people and animals. Lithuanian artist Ernest Zacharevic (previously) witnessed … Continue reading

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Hibernation IV: Photos by Oystein Sture Aspelund – Faith is Torment

This ongoing series entitled Hibernation by Trondheim-based photographer Oystein Sture Aspelund investigates the “subconsciousness and the sometimes grey boundary between truth and fiction.” Based on real places and events, the project uses man and his relationship to the landscape as an … Continue reading

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An Aerial Tour of an Abandoned Chinese Fishing Village by Joe Nafis

The small fishing village of Houtouwan on the Chinese island of Shengshan has been abandoned since the 1990’s. Due to increased competition with nearby Shanghai and a depleted fishing supply, residents were forced to find work in other towns, leaving … Continue reading

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Earth Day 2018 Google Doodle

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‘Rip Van Winkle’ plants hide underground for up to 20 years – ScienceBlog.com

Scores of plant species are capable of living dormant under the soil for up to 20 years, enabling them to survive through difficult times, a new study has found. An international team of academics has found that at least 114 … Continue reading

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Artful Swirls of Plastic Marine Debris Documented in Images by Photographer Mandy Barker

EVERY… snowflake is different (detail) © Mandy Barker. Ingredients; white marine plastic debris objects collected in two single visits to a nature reserve on the East Coast of England.   PENALTY – Europe © Mandy Barker. 633 marine plastic debris … Continue reading

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plastic pipes used to distribute water transformed into hand blown vases – designboom

Kodai Iwamoto transforms mass-produced plastic pipes into ‘Ex-portation’, a series of flower vases on show during Milan Design Week. exploring the potential of combining an old manufacturing process with a cheap, easily-available material, the Japanese product designer applied the technique of glass … Continue reading

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