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Marvelling at little things

The internet is awash with negative news stories and bitter arguments in the comments section. It’s nice to find something that’s just lovely.

Minimiam is a collection of dioramas set up by husband and wife team Akiko Ida and Pierre Javelle, imagining a miniature world in which tiny heroes go about their business in a landscape made of food.

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Finding Love

All you need is love. Love is all you need.

In days of yore, finding love was a game fraught with mystery and danger.

In the internet age, you can do it safely from your keyboard. Sure, it’s still scary when you actually meet, but then there’s the butterflies too!

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Reading secrets

There are secrets inside all of us.

This is a project that allows people to send in their secrets anonymously on the back of a postcard.

It’s at times funny, incredibly moving, sometimes shocking but never boring.

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Making Music

One of the things to do that you see on the internet quite often is a fun way of making music that allows people to express their creativity with a very low barrier to entry.

This one exudes so much French cool it makes me want to fly there right now.

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Booking a Holiday

What could be better on a cold and dreary morning with the rain streaking down the window than knowing you had a holiday booked to somewhere they do winter properly?

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Typing Quickly

Do you ever wonder how quickly you can type?

No? Well, this one’s not for you then.

If, like me, you do wonder, then have a go at this typing test.

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Laughing at Customers

Anyone who’s ever worked in customer services knows the joys.

Entertain yourself with this collection of stories from the around the world.

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Experiencing Something New

Have you driven a Ferrari? Have you bunjee jumped?

Flown a plane? A hot air balloon?

If you answered “no” to any of those, why not treat yourself or someone else?

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Reading Letters

“Letters of Note”

The title says it all. Although many of the letters are from, to, or about noteworthy people, many are not – they’re simply noteworthy for one reason or another.

All human life is captured here: at times moving, scary, humorous, but always interesting.

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Awkward Photo Viewing

We’ve all got them, either locked aware in a cupboard or worse, displayed in prime position at our parents’ house.

Here’s your opportunity to laugh at everyone else’s awkward family photos.

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