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If you are an engaged gay couple celebrating your newly Supreme Court-approved right to get married, consider a wedding ceremony at the Local Project Community Art Space. The art collective is donating its Long Island City space to one lucky raffle-winning same-sex couple this July, reports DNAinfo. Local Project is a non-profit organization that was […]

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Earlier this year, Bill Gates announced a contest open to the public — design a new and improved condom and get $100,000 in funding if you win. The motivation behind this contest was pretty simple: If condoms were further advanced from their current designs sex would not only more enjoyable but much more safer for all parties involved. […]

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If you’ve been waiting for interesting art within the virtual space since Eva and Franco Mattes re-performances in Second Life, here’s something. Cloud Party is a new, free virtual platform that looks and feels familiar, but remains completely in your browser, without any pesky installation processes. Since the people at Cloud Party have been so kind as to give […]

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Calling all fly girls and fly boys. We wanna know your name, your game and that booty. How’d I do? Ok, fine. I’ll stop. But everyone with a love for 90’s hip hop, fly style and the moves, the moves should come out to Cantina Royal tomorrow night (Feb. 16) and enter the Be My […]

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Alright, who wants some gear? ANIMAL favorites Tod Seelie and Ricky Powell, along with San Francisco photog Ken Goto are judging the “Streets of Chrome” street photography contest. Submit by Feb. 14th and get a Fujifilm X-Pro1 camera with a 35mm F/1.4 lens and a Chrome Niko Camera Backpack. “Photo submissions will be judged based on creativity, originality, and ability to capture […]

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In his speech before this weeks annual Nathan’s Hot Dog Eating contest, Mayor Michael Bloomberg found himself reading one pun too many. “Who wrote this shit?” the mayor quipped when all the hot dog themed word play got to be too much for him. I hope the speechwriter responsible wasn’t fired, as I’m really looking […]

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The Booooooom Hack Job skateboard building contest is in full swing. Think you can clobber a craptastical oddity of a skateboard from found materials? Then check out the latest rollers and submit your own. Double props if it’s functional. […]

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Vimeo Festival takes on the Guggenheim’s YouTube contest with a mixed bag of judges of their own: M.I.A., David Lynch, Adam Quirk of Wreck & Salvage, a bunch o’ video production and animation peeps, an ethics professor and more to be announced. […]

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Queens Museum has soccer fever and any aspiring photogs should cash in on it! Now accepting submissions via Flickr, Queens Museum will snag and display the best photos of people playing soccer in the surrounding Flushing Meadows Corona Park to be displayed in their “Future Gallery” for the upcoming sports photography exhibit. Snap. […]

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Finalists of Inhabitat’s Spring Greening Contest have assembled trash and recyclables into functional objects like weaved video tape vests and star-shaped traffic cone lamps. The losing entries will be cobbled together into a ball and rammed down the BP oil-spewing pipe. Or not. […]

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