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Children’s Story: Two Slugs and a Unicorn

On October 9, 2022 by Tim Newman

Once upon a time, there were two huge slugs. They were massive, gigantic, and enormous. Bigger than a bike, bigger than a car. In fact, they were bigger than a bus. And they...

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Beautiful Scientific Images From The Biodiversity Heritage Library

On February 9, 2022 by Tim Newman

Recently, the Biodiversity Heritage Library made millions of beautiful biological images free to use for anyone via their Flickr account. There are some true gems in here, and they’re free for anyone to...

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Hans Memling: Art And Wealth In The 1400s

On February 9, 2022 by Tim Newman

Art and money rarely go hand in hand. Although, of course, individual artists can make a living and, in rare cases, make a significant income, it is not the norm. Hans Memling, born...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love: December 2021

On December 19, 2021 by Tim Newman

As Christmas approaches, many of us will be feeling stressed, tired, ill, and afraid. That can’t be helped, I’m afraid. With deadlines looming, family and friends approaching, and gifts lying unwrapped, it takes...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love: October 2019

On October 28, 2019 by Tim Newman

As ever, this edition of Awesome Photos From Russia With Love brings you a hand selected range of great images from the Motherland. This month, we visit rural Russia to enjoy hand painted...

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On September 18, 2019 by Tim Newman

Dinosaurs lived and evolved across millions of years. Thanks to recent discoveries and advances in technology, it is now possible to at least guess at the colours of some dinosaurs. Here, we ask...

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Awesome Photos From Russia With Love June 2019

On June 1, 2019 by Tim Newman

Here we go. You know what to expect: a batch of good times from Mother Russia. Without mucking about, here we are… First up, an incredible cafe on the border of Georgia and...

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PHOTOS: The Skies Of Brighton And Beyond

On March 17, 2019 by Tim Newman

I am an amateur photographer; I am so amateur, in fact, that the only camera I own is attached to my phone. I’m also a huge fan of the sky. These two things...

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ALBUM REVIEW: Fórn — Rights Of Despair

On March 3, 2019 by Tim Newman

Doom metal has morphed wildly over the last few decades. It has left the cold comfort of the shadows and now lies, gasping for breath in the searing light of the full moon....

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Artist Turns Old Dolls Into Haunting Hyperreal Toys

On March 2, 2019 by Tim Newman

Some bloke from Ukraine picks up old dolls from charity shops and bins, and repaints their faces. It’s a simple idea, but the results are quite incredible. I must admit, I’m not a...

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