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Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson sets new club record to overtake Javier Mascherano after remaining unbeaten in his opening 16 Premier League games

Liverpool goalkeeper Alisson sets new club record to overtake Javier Mascherano after remaining unbeaten in his opening 16 Premier League games

https://talksport.com/football/458110/liverpool-alisson-record-javier-mascherano-premier-league/
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Mohamed Salah: Liverpool star refuses Man of the Match award and gives it to James Milner

Mohamed Salah: Liverpool star refuses Man of the Match award and gives it to James Milner

https://talksport.com/football/458121/mohamed-salah-liverpool-man-of-the-match-james-milner/
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https://mikearmstrongnews.wordpress.com/2018/12/08/mohamed-salah-liverpool-star-refuses-man-of-the-match-award-and-gives-it-to-james-milner/

‘Worst one season wonder ever!’ – Fans heap praise on Mohamed Salah after another Liverpool hat-trick

‘Worst one season wonder ever!’ – Fans heap praise on Mohamed Salah after another Liverpool hat-trick

https://talksport.com/football/458079/one-season-wonder-fans-mohamed-salah-liverpool/
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Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah nets wonderful hat-trick as Reds race to Premier League summit

Bournemouth 0-4 Liverpool: Mohamed Salah nets wonderful hat-trick as Reds race to Premier League summit

https://talksport.com/football/458082/bournemouth-liverpool-mohamed-salah-hat-trick-premier-league/
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https://mikearmstrongnews.wordpress.com/2018/12/08/bournemouth-0-4-liverpool-mohamed-salah-nets-wonderful-hat-trick-as-reds-race-to-premier-league-summit/

‘Utter filth’ – Naby Keita gets Liverpool supporters very excited with a slick double nutmeg against Bournemouth

‘Utter filth’ – Naby Keita gets Liverpool supporters very excited with a slick double nutmeg against Bournemouth

https://talksport.com/football/458041/utter-filth-naby-keita-liverpool-double-nutmeg-bournemouth/
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‘Avengers 4’ Trailer Shows Heroes Grappling To Cope With ‘Thanos’ Destruction

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Marvel Studios has presented its first trailer for Avengers 4, and it’s a teary one. This also means that the film has an official name: Endgame, as speculated months back.

The footage shows the remaining Avengers—‘Iron Man’, ‘Captain America’, ‘Black Widow’, ‘Thor’, and the ‘Hulk’—in the aftermath of the undoing of ‘Thanos’. They are visibly distraught, but eager to face up to ‘Thanos’ and avenge their allies.

Also seen in the trailer are familiar faces ‘Hawkeye’ and ‘Ant-Man’, who will evidently play a hand at getting the squad back to its A-game.

Along with the teaser, Marvel Studios has revealed the official poster for Avengers: Endgame, confirming that the movie will be released on 26 April 2019. Its new purple logo, leaked back in May, could be in reference to the comeback of ‘Hawkeye’ or an homage to ‘Thanos’.

Check out both visuals after the scroll.

Check out the new poster for Marvel Studios' #AvengersEndgame. In theaters April 26, 2019. pic.twitter.com/DFYmIq006o

— Marvel Studios (@MarvelStudios) December 7, 2018

[via io9, video via Marvel Entertainment, images via various sources] http://www.designtaxi.com/news/402713/Avengers-4-Trailer-Shows-Heroes-Grappling-To-Cope-With-Thanos-Destruction/

Designers & Brands React To PANTONE’s 2019 Color Of The Year

PANTONE has released its highly anticipated color of the year for 2019 and it is called the ‘Living Coral’.

The warm, vibrant coral hue “welcomes and encourages light-hearted activity” and it embodies the desire of playfulness. The color also symbolizes optimism and joyful pursuits, and it has been selected to provide a lively presence in social media and digital technology.

Creatives and brands have reacted to this mesmerizing color and taking advantage of it by incorporating it in their art or products. From beauty products to amazing illustrations, take a look at some of the reactions below.

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Pantone colour of the year!! Yay! One of my favourite colours. Gorgeous illustrations by @wendymac for the @nytimes

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#Pantone's highly-anticipated #ColorOfTheYear has been announced, and they're going under the sea: Living Coral. But don't worry, this stunning color can be seen far beyond the ocean. Here are 10 breath-taking destinations you can travel to see the color: https://t.co/4Jrdu9PPcF pic.twitter.com/FpOB8ngXBa

— Condé Nast Traveler (@CNTraveler) December 5, 2018

Convivial. Optimistic. #LivingCoral @pantone's colour of the year 2019. pic.twitter.com/NYW2i315JC

— Kilmer & Cruise (@kilmerandcruise) December 6, 2018

As International Year of the Reef #IYOR2018 comes to a close, it's only fitting that #LivingCoral has been named the Pantone 2019 Color of the Year. Full of optimism and energy, just what we need to save coral reefs. pic.twitter.com/qKXnu1P5VW

— The Nature Conservancy (@nature_org) December 6, 2018

#Media Pantone unveiled ‘Coral Living’ as the color of the 2019 at #ArtBasel last night

Spot on, as the new iPhone XR released in the shade coral pic.twitter.com/2Qamm0BVMc

— Shelby Ivey Christie (@bronze_bombSHEL) December 6, 2018

#MakeupNews ☕️😍 @pantone Color of the Year 2019 is… #LivingCoral !!!!!!! 🦑🦀 🙀🙀 and I’m Living!!! For this Color ! So PRETTY!!!! Just like every year, brands create products inspired by the color of the year and I can’t wait to see everything!!! pic.twitter.com/ddkgZNslqm

— Trendmood (@Trendmood) December 6, 2018

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_ 2019 VDL + PANTONE COLLECTION🌷 Color of the Year 2019, Living Coral _ 현대인이 갈망하는 따뜻하고 안정적인 감성의 컬러, VDL과 PANTONE이 함께 최초로 공개합니다. _ #VDL #PANTONE #LIVINGCORAL #VDL팬톤 #coloroftheyear2019 #리빙코랄 #올해의컬러 #2019color #팬톤 #브들 #collection #pantone #2019팬톤컬러 #今年的颜色 #活力珊瑚红

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❤️The red effect❤️ ———————————— • Makeup by me @nvmakeup_ • Photography by me @nvmakeup_ • Gorgeous Model @bettyburst ——————————— ❤️ . . . . . . #makeup#makeupartist#creativemakeup#editorialmakeup#editorialphotography#editorial#photoshoot#photographicmakeup#makeupbyme#red#redlips#makeupartistworldwide#mua#makeupliverpool#ukmakeupartist#ukmua#photography#makeupphotography #pantonecoloroftheyear #pantone #pantonecolouroftheyear2019

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Pantone Color of The Year Living Coral 🧡🌸#Avedacolor #Livingcoral by Aveda Color Director @ianmichaelblack. Stayed tuned here tomorrow as we share the formula!! 🧡🌸 Then get ready to create variations of the color that, according to Pantone, promises to brighten spirits, provide nourishment and bring lots of moments of revelry. "It’s not too heavy. We want to play. We want to be uplifted,” Pantone VP Laurie Pressman says. #coloroftheyear #pantone #pantone2019 #coy2019 #pantonecoloroftheyear #haircolor #haircolorist #hairdresser #allure #refinery29

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Oh yeah… we're already submerged into this refreshing hue! @pantone #pantonecoloroftheyear #livingcoral #promotionalproducts #swag #trendsetter pic.twitter.com/IvQbtBWhrW

— INM Marketing Group (@INMMarketingDFW) December 7, 2018

#color of #resistance
Pantone #pantonecoloroftheyear #pantone #livingcoral #colorofresistance @pantone @LeatriceEiseman pic.twitter.com/7x1t40qRQR

— unnikrishna #RebuildKeralaBetter (@unnikrishna) December 6, 2018

[via Metro, opening image via PANTONE] http://www.designtaxi.com/news/402708/Designers-Brands-React-To-PANTONE-s-2019-Color-Of-The-Year/

Early ‘Guardians Of The Galaxy’ Art Reveals Wholly Different Look For ‘Gamora’


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The most prominent feature of ‘Gamora’ from MCU’s Guardians of the Galaxy (GotG) might have to be her green skin, but it seems that this iconic look nearly didn’t play out.

In the same vein as the drastically different concept artworks of Chris Hemsworth’s ‘Thor’ and GotG 2’s ‘Mantis’ (Pom Klementieff), Marvel Studios’ head of visual development, Charlie Wen, has shared initial drawings that paint Zoe Saldana’s ‘Gamora’ in a wholly different light.

Whereas the studio settled for a simple design of green skin and black clothes for ‘Gamora’ in the end, it has been revealed that she was intended to sport a badass, cyborg-like appearance with purple skin, as well as a practical, “modified cloak design” that’s fit for an assassin.

“In some of these early concepts of ‘Gamora’, like ‘Rocket’, my responsibility was to create a new design realm for the MCU through designing the characters and key moments, so a lot of my focus was primarily on setting tone and feel for the Guardians series,” Wen described.

Check out some original artworks of pre-film ‘Gamora’ below.

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Super early #guardiansofthegalaxy Gamora concept I created posted by Looper first 😱 More images on their link! #Repost @looperhq with @get_repost ・・・ This is what Gamora almost looked liked in the Guardians of the Galaxy movies! We spoke with @imcharliewen (Marvel Studios x-Head of Visual Development and co-Creator of KRATOS from God of War) to discuss how he created Gamora. Wen told us, "This was a design that Kevin Feige was very interested in for Gamora. But it was ultimately more difficult to pull off the intricate tech on her face than it was worth." Hit the link in our bio to view more of these exciting Gamora images, including never-before-seen concept art! __________________________________________ #Gamora #ConceptArt #MarvelConceptArt #guardiansofthegalaxy #guardiansofthegalaxyvol2 #zoesaldana #GamoraConceptArt #Guardiansofthegalaxyconceptart #thanos #MarvelStudios #MarvelComics #MarvelArt #Comicbooks #Disney #Infinitywar #Avengers #avengers4 #AvengersInfinityWar #thanos #marvelcinematicuniverse #TheMCU

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What GAMORA from Marvel’s #guardiansofthegalaxy ALMOST looked like (part 2) I played with a modified cloak design mixed with compartmentalized leggings held by simple practical banding. This was to give the feel of an assassin with a mix of the practical and the flashy. In some of these early concepts of Gamora, like Rocket, my responsibility was to create a new design realm for the MCU through designing the characters and key moments, so a lot of my focus was primarily on setting tone and feel for the Guardians series. I ramped up the saturation of colors quite a bit for this film. James (Gunn) and I had been talking about having a colorful space epic. In the beginning, he was very interested in Chris Foss’ space paintings. I reached out to Mr. Foss to see if he would be interested in doing some ship work for us. His colorful ship designs had an enormous impact on the bold colorful graphics on GOTG ships. It may not be apparent, but his work influences the original Star Wars films decades ago. Check out his influential work online! * * * * * * ________________________________________ #Gamora #ConceptArt #MarvelConceptArt #guardiansofthegalaxy #guardiansofthegalaxyvol2 #zoesaldana #GamoraConceptArt #Guardiansofthegalaxyconceptart #thanos #MarvelStudios #MarvelComics #MarvelArt #Comicbooks #Disney #Infinitywar #Avengers #avengers4 #picoftheday #AvengersInfinityWar #thanos #marvelcinematicuniverse #TheMCU

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What GAMORA from Marvel’s #guardiansofthegalaxy almost looked liked (part 3)😜 #bts – In early stages, it can be more helpful to a project to hone in on the tone and feel of a project rather than on specifics of design. I would keep these kind of images loose and quick because they aren’t keyframe images of specific shots in the movie yet. These were to serve as inspiration images and help propel my conversations with the producers and directors. ________________________________________ #Gamora #earlystages #inspirational #picoftheday #marvel #conversation #ConceptArt #MarvelConceptArt #guardiansofthegalaxy #zoesaldana #GamoraConceptArt #rocketraccoon #Guardiansofthegalaxyconceptart #thanos #MarvelStudios #MarvelComics #MarvelArt #Comicbooks #Disney #Infinitywar #Avengers #avengers4 #AvengersInfinityWar #thanos #marvelcinematicuniverse #themcu #leaddesigner

A post shared by Charlie Wen (@imcharliewen) on Dec 4, 2018 at 9:07am PST

[via Comicbook, images via various sources] http://www.designtaxi.com/news/402707/Early-Guardians-Of-The-Galaxy-Art-Reveals-Wholly-Different-Look-For-Gamora/

Woman’s ‘Sexy’ Santa Outfit From eBay Becomes Nightmare Before Christmas


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Step aside, ugly Christmas sweaters, this ‘Sexy Santa’ outfit from eBay could render even more laughs at holiday parties.

Lisa Williamson, a mother-of-two from Edinburgh, got more than she had bargained for when she ordered a “one size fits all” Santa playsuit for £6.98 (US$8.91).

According to its description, the costume was “stretchy so… you don’t have to be worried about it being the exact size you need,” but the only thing that was a bit of a stretch was this very claim.

When the item arrived, Williamson realized it was ill-fitting.

How bad was it? Well, you could say this mommy wouldn’t be seen kissing Santa Claus underneath the mistletoe this year.


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Festive fail! Size 8 mother-of-two is horrified by £7 'sexy Santa' playsuit she bought on eBay for a pole dancing class – with the ill-fitting garment making her look 'cheap and frumpy' @MailOnline https://t.co/oZnV94cw3E

— Cavendish Press (@cavendishpress) December 6, 2018

[via LADbible, images via various sources] http://www.designtaxi.com/news/402704/Woman-s-Sexy-Santa-Outfit-From-eBay-Becomes-Nightmare-Before-Christmas/