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  • Selling stones as Pets Rocks Selling stones as Pets Rocks

    Selling stones as pets sound like a misspelling or kind of a joke. But don’t be mistaken! I used to collect stones, I have full basement littered with stones. I’m not kidding. It’s not a normal thing, I know. I was working as an architect designing stone architectural details. But anyway, I still can’t stop […]

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  • Star Wars shoes: real treat

    I found a real treat for fans of Star Wars! It’s really an original idea for stylization to the cinema to wear The Star Wars shoes! If you want to wear subtly, or more meaningful way to mark your love for George Lucas production, these shoes are for you! Darth Vader, The Jedi are for those less […]

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  • Stuffed pets

    You probably wondering, what is meant by the title: ‘Stuffed Pets’? Usually we take a picture, but there is another way to keep your pet with you for ever…There are companies like PAUSE, that produce plush replica that looks just like your cat or dog. Plush toy versions of your pets is very original option […]

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  • Recreate the cosmos

    OSMO is the 9m sphere inflated below the A13 Flyover in London to recreate the cosmos and get a glimpse of the awe-inspiring universe above. To see a sky full of stars in big city is almost impossible. This installation allows us to see what’s hidden by clouds, pollution and city lights. Project made by London-based studio […]

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  • Food under the microscope

    Caren Alpert put food under the electron microscope and reveals a mysterious view of our daily products as part of a larger eco-system. Food under the microscope looks like an abstract piece of art. Limited edition prints are available for purchase through artist at: carenalpertfineart.com submit your artwork at headswideopen@gmail.com  

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  • Licit Drugs

    There was a time, not so long ago, at the end of 19th and beginning of 20th century, when drugs like heroin and opium were legal. Even more, you could buy them in pharmacy and apply to your children! Some facts about licit drugs: Heroin was produced by Bayer company (as a substitute of morphine!) till 1913, […]

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  • Mourning Dress from 1815 to 1915

    The Costume Institute at The Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York, presents an exhibition ‘Death Becomes Her’ with mourning dress from 1815 to 1915. It explores the aesthetic development and cultural implications of mourning fashions in accessories, black crape and silk dresses and letter introduction of color with shades of gray and mauve. The exposition includes […]

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  • Intimate confessions

    In the heart of the Las Vegas strip, in The Cosmopolitan, over 1500 confessions were displayed on the wall as a result of public art project that invites people to anonymously share their confessions and see the confessions of the people around them. Candy Chang, as Art Production Fund Artist-in-Residence, turned its P3 Studio gallery […]

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  • Posters with similar graphics

    Have you seen it before? Well, it, not the same, but take a close look, it’s almost the same! Posters with similar graphics are like a plague, same thing with covers and photo sessions. Seems like ideas have ended. Christophe Courtois made a good job!

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  • Illustrated maps

    Illustrated maps created by KHUAN+KTRON can be very helpful during a travel time. It’s nice and easy to remember after one look at illustrations of ‘must see’ places in foreground country. If you want to buy one of them, go to a site: www.khuan-ktron.com

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