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artists

Tape Artist Mark Khaisman

According to my dictionary, adhesive tape is defined as “a long thin piece of cloth or paper coated with adhesive” that is “used for binding or fastening”. However, Mark Khaisman´s jaw-dropping works proof adhesive tape to be an excellent tool for great art brought to live by light. See for yourself…

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pictures places

Aotearoa – New Zealand´s North Island Reloaded

The Máori call the North Island of New Zealand “Te Ika-a-Māui”, “the fish of Maui”. Legend claims that Maui was an untalented fisherman who hid in his brothers´boat to join them on their fishing trip. They refused to give him bait, so he broke his nose and used his blood on his grandmother´s magic jawbone to catch fish. He ended up pulling up a really big one – the North Island =) Whether you believe the story or not, here are more beautiful pics taken in Te Ika-a-Māui….

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gadgets

Tipping Teacup

Do you belong to the kind of people who don’t drink tea because it takes them too much time to prepare? Well, here is the solution…

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news highlights of the week

From Bansky-like wood artists to making fire from ice

This week you shouldn´t miss out on marvelous tree carvings created by an anonymous Bansky-like guerrilla artist. You are also invited to get to know a “magnetic boy” called Bogdan and learn about the recently discovered waterworld planet GJ1214b. Besides, it´s time to feel sorry for all Haitians. Last but not least, you might want to know how to start a fire with ice. Check out this week´s news highlights.

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pictures quotes

These Pictures Say It All

True words on nice pictures =)

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online tools

Multicolr Search Lab

When looking for nice photographs you are likely to search for images related to a specific topic. Today, I would like to introduce you to an online tool that allows you to filter more than 10 million Flickr images according to the colors you prefer. It´s great, check it out.

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artists

Liu Bolin – Playing Hide and Seek

I have seen many great artworks when searching for inspiring art. But when it comes to photograph artists, Liu Bolin is definitely one of the best ones I have ever come across. Check out why Liu Bolin is also known as “The Invisible Man”.

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videos

“The Top 100 First World Problems” and “A Story for Tomorrow”

I am sure anyone of you regularly watch youtube or vimeo videos. Even though there is plenty of rubbish to be found, some videos are just great and inspiring. Here are two of them “The Top 100 First World Problems” and “A Story for Tomorrow”. Enjoy!

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news highlights of the week

From tiny chameleons to “The Simpsons” Birthday

Yet another exciting week has gone by. Scientists once again proof that size doesn´t matter by discovering the tiniest chameleon in Madagascar. Hollywood finally awards the creator of the longest-running comedy show…about time after 23 years, don´t you think? German President Wulff gives chancellor Merkel a hard time and finally resigns after one “mistake” too many. Let´s hope that this exemplifies Assad to follow the U.N. General Assembly resolution. Him stepping down might at last end violence in Syria.

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games

Bart Simpson´s Naked Skate

Happy Birthday Simpsons! More than 23 years ago, Matt Groening created the satirical parody of a middle class American family – The Simpsons. Marge, Homer, Bart, Lisa and Maggie hold the record for longest-running comedy show and their creator Matt finally got the long-deserved Hollywood Star last Tuesday. Everyone knows the fun yellow creatures and most of us love them. On Sunday 19 February, the 500th episode will air in the US. To keep you entertained while longing for Sunday to approach, I would like to introduce you to a fun free online game – Bart Simpson´s Naked Skate.