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Whoever Bought This $90K Richard Prince Instagram Print Is About To Be Pissed

He took her image. She undercut him by 99.9 percent. Ladies and gentlemen, the genius that is Missy Suicide.<p>Painter and photographer Richard Prince is known (and notorious) for appropriating images from celebrities or even fellow photographers, tweaking the photos ever so slightly, and then …

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Hassell and Draisci Studio create "London's first sleeperie" to encourage daytime naps

<b>London Festival of Architecture 2015:</b> visitors to this London "sleeperie" can take a 10-minute nap in a colourful sling within a dimly-lit room, …

A Day In A Life – Illustration Series by Micael Butial

An illustration series that features an ordinary day in Micael Butial’s life.<p>Micael Butial is an illustrator, graphic and web designer who lives and …

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Cloud 9 Pizzeria Floats on Fiji's Breathtaking Turquoise Water

If you're a devout foodie, there is one pizza place that should definitely be on your bucket list! Cloud 9 is a floating pizzeria located in the picturesque waters of Fiji. Not only does this unique establishment have delicious wood-fired pizza and places to lounge by the turquoise water, they also …

Italy rescues 3,300 migrants in Mediterranean in one day

<b>Italy helped rescue a total of more than 3,300 migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean on Friday, the country's coastguard has said.</b><p>In one operation, 17 bodies were found on three boats. Another 217 people who were on board were rescued.<p>The coastguard said distress calls were made from 17 …

4,200 migrants rescued in Med Friday, 17 dead: coastguard

Distress calls were made from 22 different boats, many off Libya but also off the southern Italian coast.<p>The total number of people rescued in 24 hours is one of the highest in recent years but the coastguard could not confirm if it was a record. So far, the busiest days this year have been the …

The Dalai Lama: Aung San Suu Kyi must speak out on behalf of Myanmar’s persecuted Rohingya

The Dalai Lama, leader of the Tibetan Buddhist faith, gave an interview to The Australian on May 28. In it, he appeals to Myanmar’s world-famous Nobel Peace Prize laureate and democracy advocate Aung San Suu Kyi to speak out against a horrific violation of human rights rippling outward from her …

Maine man to explore final resting places of poets in South

FREEPORT, Maine (AP) — A former teacher who travels the country to document the final resting places of poets is looking forward to calling attention …

99-Year-Old Woman Receives 16,000 Birthday Cards From Strangers

Winnie Blagden turns 100 on Sunday. She has no surviving family to help her celebrate the milestone since the death of her husband George.<p>So when BBC …

Argentine police arrest 'meteorite thieves'

<b>Police in Argentina have arrested four men who appear to have been trying to steal more than a tonne of meteorites in the northern province of Chaco.</b><p>Highway police say they found more than 200 large pieces of meteorites hidden under the seats of a truck which they had stopped in a random …

D.C. Mansion Murder Suspect Is Innocent Because He Hates Pizza, Lawyer Says

A lawyer visiting Daron Wint, the man charged in the murder of a wealthy Washington, D.C. family, says Wint couldn’t have committed the quadruple …

Burma rejects 'unbalanced' Rohingya remarks by Nobel prize winners

Burma rejected as unbalanced comments made by several Nobel peace prize winners calling for an end to the persecution of Rohingya Muslims.<p>The Nobel laureates including South Africa’s Desmond Tutu, Iranian human rights activist Shirin Ebadi and former Timor-Leste President José Ramos-Horta made the …

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International effort rescues over 5,000 Mediterranean migrants | Reuters

ROME (Reuters) - The corpses of 17 migrants were brought ashore in Sicily aboard an Italian naval vessel on Sunday along with 454 survivors as efforts intensified to rescue people fleeing war and poverty in Africa and the Middle East.<p>More than 5,000 migrants trying to reach Europe have been saved …