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These cleverly minimal movie posters have been brought to you by graphic designers from all over the world. The sparse and carefully chosen imagery of your favorite movies are a welcome relief from the too–standard action movie poster of Vin Diesel and some dude, standing back to back.

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Accidental artwork or a planned masterpiece? Chinese artist and illustrator Hua Tunan (also known as Chen Yingjie) creates stunning ink paintings that look as effortless as coincidental spillages. His interest in Western graffiti, combined with his classical Chinese training, has led him to become a pioneer in the world of street art. 

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The holiday season is upon us, along with all the stress and anxiety of traveling to see your weird family. Matthew Inman of The Oatmeal explains, with easy–to–understand illustrations, why your trip will be awful, kind of like last year, but worse. Inman, whose self–portrait is below, feels your pain.

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Saturday, 03 November 2012 15:49

New York - Drying Out the City

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Animal Series

Stripes / Ahhh Nuts

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Tuesday, 31 July 2012 20:18

A-Z of Unusual Words

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A person whose hair has never been cut.

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Wednesday, 22 June 2011 01:35

J.R.R. Tolkien's Letters from Santa Claus

In 1920, J.R.R. Tolkien wrote and illustrated a letter from Santa Claus for his three-year old son. This became a regular tradition for his children for the next twenty-three years.

This is a copy of one such letter where Santa tells the Tolkien boys that a polar bear climbed up on his roof and fell through.

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Transcript

Cliff House

Top of the World

Near the North Pole

Xmas 1925

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Monday, 06 June 2011 02:39

Red Eye

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A visual diary documenting a flight from New York to Berlin (with a layover in London).

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