Lexigrams are cards that feature the most interesting, strange, and entertaining words in the English language, by illustrating their definitions. Not only do you have the opportunity to learn some of the most mischievous members of the dictionary, but you'll also get to see some pretty hilarious illustrations. Oh, and some of the illustrations involve some playful cartoon nudity, because these words are for the orally experienced.

We spoke with the creators of Lexigrams, Veronika Hecko Wu and Albert Wu, to learn more about this creative endeavor. 

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Andy Gotts is a celebrity photographer best known for his magnum opus, Degrees, a collection of 300 black and white portraits of celebrities and figures in the public eye.

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Water Lilies Blooming in Timelapse

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Image via Vincenzo Di Nuzzo on Flickr 

Photographer Vincenzo Di Nuzzo captured these lovely water lilies blooming in his water garden and now you can watch them grow through timelapse. Video below. 

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Happy birthday Richard Avedon!

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Richard Avedon (May 15, 1923 – October 1, 2004) was an American fashion and portrait photographer whose photos helped define the image of America throughout the latter part of the 20th century. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Council of Fashion Designers of America in 1989, along with many other recognitions throughout his career.

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Photographer Nathan Kaso captures Sydney Harbor and Melbourne in tilt-shifted miniature, as if the bustling cities really existed on a much smaller, adorable scale. Mr. Kaso's work is compiled over several months of photography and features several landmark locations around Australia. His work has been featured in Australian Geographic.

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Photographer Matt Molloy creates these nearly psychadelic photographs by compiling "timestacks," hundreds of photographs captured with his camera's timelapse feature. The results look like painterly strokes building the sunset from a blank canvas. 

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User SecondDerivative on Reddit brings you these beautiful macro shots, captured by way of an iPhone and a tiny drop of water. Below, instructions on how to achieve these results yourself.

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Robert_Doisneau_largeRobert Doisneau (April 14, 1912-April 1, 1994) was a French photographer, known as a pioneer of photojournalism. He mostly took pictures of people in the streets, highlighting social class, and paying particular attention to children at play. He is well known for his photo, Le baiser de l'hôtel de ville (Kiss by the Town Hall), which he took in 1950.

 

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 Designed by Anton Repponen, LightMeter is an app for your iPhone that lets you finely adjust your exposure, so you can really set the mood for your vacation slideshow of the Bahamas and watch your friends wither with envy.

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At first glance, I thought these photographs by Paul Hiller were fantastical illustrations of imaginary theme parks, but the truth is even better, because these places are real! In his signature pastel hues, Hiller documents some of the world's weirdest adventure-lands in their rare moments of calm. 

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