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Science is Beautiful of the Day: Perfectly Preserved Aquatic Life Made Beautiful Through Embalming

These photographs were staged by Adam Summers, a University of Washington researcher who used old-school preservation techniques to die the cartilage and bones of his specimens to give them a new life after death. Check them out below!

Hat tip to Wired.

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Jun Kitagawa Wants to Unzip the World
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Japanese Artist Jun Kitagawa has been installing zippers like these all over for the past several years, splitting up ordinary rooms and getting a look into their inner workings. Check out more here!

[Hat tip to Laughing Squid.]

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We've featured the cool works of Li Hongbo before, but now you can check them out up close and in slow motion, with a sweet soundtrack to boot! You've never seen sculptures like these before.

Via: BBC
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Maximo Caminero, a Miami-based artist, was named in a police affidavit as the defendant. He told an officer that his act was a protest against the gallery's decision to only display international art.

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Artsy Fart of the Day: Sketching Out Life in Tokyo

Japanese illustrator Hama-House does quick sketches of daily life in Tokyo and photographs them side by side. Each sketch manages to have a personality of its own. Check them out here!

Sketching Out Life in Tokyo
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Artsy Fart of the Day: Out With the Advertisements, in With Classical Art

Parisian street artist Etienne Lavie took garish public advertisements and replaced them with works of classical art, invoking the history of the city and French art culture as a whole. Check them out here!

Hat tip to The Awesomer.

Out With the Advertisements, in With Classical Art
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