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Oct 22, 2014

The Winners of the 50th Annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The Winners of the 50th Annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year

The top awards for the 50th Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition were announced earlier this week at a ceremony held at London’s Natural History Museum. The winners received their awards from the Museum Patron, The Duchess of Cambridge, Sir David Attenborough, wildlife presenter Liz Bonnin and renowned wildlife photographer Frans Lanting. American photographer…

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Oct 21, 2014

26 Creative Business Cards That Aren’t Even Cards

26 Creative Business Cards That Aren’t Even Cards

Contact information has gone digital but that doesn’t mean the traditional business card no longer serves a purpose. Business cards these days are used to make an impression. They can be great marketing tools for your services and a memorable ‘card’ can lead to new opportunities. Below you will find a collection of 26…

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Oct 15, 2014

1-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

1-Star Yelp Reviews of National Parks

Mashable’s Max Knoblauch compiled a funny series of 1-star Yelp reviews of famous US National Parks, turning the best snippets into image macros. If you’ve used online reviews to help make travel decisions you already know people’s experience of the same place can be wildly different. The lesson? Take individual reviews (especially those on…

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Oct 13, 2014

If Star Wars was Set in an 80s High School

If Star Wars was Set in an 80s High School

Professional comic book artist and illustrator Denis Medri imagines what Star Wars would be like if it was set in an 80s high school (think Breakfast Club). The artist reimagines what all of your favourite characters would look like, even reinterpreting famous scenes from the iconic franchise. You can see the entire series on…

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Oct 9, 2014

In 1968 Vermont Banned Billboards. Here’s Why

In 1968 Vermont Banned Billboards. Here’s Why

In 1968 the state of Vermont passed a landmark anti-billboard law and the landscape has been billboard-free ever since. The law was the result of the extraordinary efforts of one man, Ted Riehle (1924 – 2007), who was determined to preserve the natural beauty of Vermont. According to John Kessler, chair of the Travel…

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Oct 2, 2014

This Was Made from Multiple Layers of Precision Cut Packing Tape

This Was Made from Multiple Layers of Precision Cut Packing Tape

Amsterdam-based artist Max Zorn places multiple layers of brown packing tape on acrylic glass sheets. The more layers of tape he uses, the darker the shades become. He then uses an X-Acto knife to cut and shape the various layers. However, it’s not until a light source (like a lamp, light box or sunlight)…

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Oct 1, 2014

The Sifter’s Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

The Sifter’s Top 75 ‘Pictures of the Day’ for 2014

At the end of every quarter the Sifter highlights the top 25 ‘Pictures of the Day‘, culminating in an epic Top 100 at the end of the year (see last year’s top 100 here). We’re now in the home stretch of 2014 with only three months left! I can’t wait to see what treasures…

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