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1. Farewell, Lil Peep Lil Peep, a musician who rose to prominence over the last two years—blending rap, emo, trap and pop—has passed away at just 21 years old. Peep (born Gustav Ahr) recorded most of his songs in his DTLA bedroom, many of which...
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Eric Junker's Road Trip
After years working as a painter, performance artist, and creating installations, Eric Junker started an advertising agency with a friend. Their Hollywood office was just above one of their favorite restaurants, and this positioning led to a poster...
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1. Help NASA Nickname New Horizons’ Next Target A small, frozen world known as (486958) 2014 MU69 is the next flyby destination for NASA's New Horizons. Understandably, the space agency thinks it needs a snappier name. Some billion miles past...
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1. Secret Chamber Discovered in Egypt's Great Pyramid Using muon detectors, researchers have discovered a previously hidden space inside Egypt's Great Pyramid. Egyptologists have said that the chamber won't contain hidden treasure or anything...
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The "Disposable Series" Makes Room for Queer Artists Of Color
by Kyle Raymond Fitzpatrick For Travis Geter, Robert Vance, and Redgi Woods, the art world was not a place that they saw themselves represented within. The queer men—who work as a photographer, creative director, and art director respectively—repeatedly...
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Villa la Coste, Provence
by Joel Porter Set on a hilltop above the Chateau la Coste winery, Villa la Coste boasts views of gorgeous stone farm buildings, endless rows of neatly planted vines, and bushy olive groves—all perpetually bathed in warm orange sunlight. The views...
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Halloween Wreaths by The Grim Wreather
Born from a love of "Nightmare on Elm Street," artist Andy Alexander's The Grim Wreather is a purveyor of Halloween Wreaths. Just as you might imagine, they're a creepy take on the Christmas holiday version—with skulls, abnormal dolls, eyeballs...
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Matthew Tierney's Three-Act Exhibition, "Empires Fall | The Dance Goes On"
Even before entering Bryant Toth Fine Art, one can witness the power of color that's been restrained, precisely framed and hung just beyond the glass. The works, by artist Matthew Tierney, capture dancers in a position of movement, and allude to movements...
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Artist Duo Kahn + Selesnick's Carnival at the "End of World" Tarot Deck
For lovers of art or believers in the the art of divination, Kahn + Selesnick's Carnival at the End of World Tarot Deck brings a contemporary spin to the mystic experience. The artistic duo, based in Hudson, New York, kept by both the Rider-Waite...
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Eleven Madison Park's Discreet New Monumental Art Piece
Before anyone can approach the stunning Rita Ackermann chalkboard painting, or steal away to the Sol LeWitt in an upstairs dining room, guests to Eleven Madison Park quite literally step on an exceptional monument. Some 1,000 pounds and 16 feet long...
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Forlane 6 Studio's Subaquatic Eco-Fiction
With "This Side of Paradise," layer upon layer of creative exploration united for an underwater experience that lives on through photography. French-born artists Hortense Le Calvez and Mathieu Goussin (known as Forlane 6 Studio) built temporary wooden...
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Hand-Stained Jigsaw Puzzle
Intended as an artist's edition (and not necessarily safe for kids), this lovely jigsaw puzzle by British artist Adam Higton has been made in a limited run of just 25. Each one is signed, hand-stained (therefore not identical) and comes in a screen...
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1. The Voyager Golden Record Available for Human Ears The Golden Records (first created to be taken aboard the Voyager spacecraft launched in 1977) were always intended for extraterrestrial ears. Made with 55 greetings in different languages...
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Augusto Silva Gómez Designs the Flor de Caña Legacy Box
One of the world's best rums, Nicaragua's Flor de Caña (Spanish for "sugarcane flower") is known for being a premium spirit made at the base of the San Cristóbal Volcano. Aged naturally, with no artificial ingredients (for example: zero caramel or...
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"My List of Demands" Print
Ever-sincere and absurd at the same time, Steve "ESPO" Powers has put up a new print for sale on his site. "My List of Demands" features Powers' familiar lettering and the demands range from reasonable to vain and ridiculous: cool demeanor, good hair...
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Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World
From ancient cave paintings to engravings from the 1600s, and modern-day animations to NASA photos, "Universe: Exploring the Astronomical World" is an investigation of space. With over 300 images, this hardcover spans all kinds of mediums and mindsets...
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