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What Are The Chances Of You Being You?

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Sometimes the world can feel like elementary school; you’re either enduring taunts for being in the only girl in the class without pink jellies, or stuck with the dull anonymity of being “Emily F.” or “Tommy B.” in a class full of other people with your name. As humans, our fascination with “different-ness” can be exhausting. Thankfully, there’s this video to set the record straight. Turns out, the chances of you being you are incredibly slim—and being different isn’t so unique after all.

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The art of vanishing fore-edge painting—hiding delicate images on the front edges of gilded books—dates back to about 1660. Today, British artist Martin Frost is the last remaining commercial fore-edge painter in the world. He works primarily on antique books, crafting scenes from nature, domestic life, mythology, and Harry Potter. Great Big Story recently caught up with him in his studio to learn more about his disappearing art. Learn more in the video below.

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Kenny Sing's handmade pottery is impossibly precise. He uses design software and paper stencils to cut sharp geometric patterns into his handmade pots. But it's when the pots start spinning that they turn into something truly unique. See more Turn Studio work on Instagram

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