The godfather of house died this week

Also, absolutely nobody had sex, ketamine trials went well and emojis landed on classic paintings

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REST IN PEACE FRANKIE KNUCKLES

The man responsible for the genesis and evolution of house music died this week, aged 59. His legacy will live on forever.

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Sorry guys, not even a hint of sex

ART SCHOOL STOLE MY VIRGINITY

The much hyped performance art event didn't actually steal anyone's virginity. There was no sex, sucking off bananas and scrawlings of words like "ANAL" and "VIRGIN".

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The horse tranquiliser could help rein in severe depression

KETAMINE COULD BE USED TO TREAT DEPRESSION

There were promising medical results this week from an unexpected source – ketamine. The drug has been used in preliminary trials to treat patients with mental health issues and although the researchers say it's a long way off being a routine treatment, the results are encouraging.

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As if Hopper paintings weren't lonely enough Nastya Nudnik

EMOJI NATION – NASTYA NUDNIK

We spoke to Ukrainian artist Nastya Nudnik this week about her project Emoji Nation, that takes classic paintings from through the ages and adds emoji, to communicate the feelings of the subjects to a modern audience. It's great.

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Not Bieber I'm afraid  - a dog in a taco Paz

LA PRODUCER REPLACES 5,000 JUSTIN BIEBER ALBUMS WITH HIS OWN MUSIC

The LA producer Paz made 5,000 of what looked like Justin Bieber's latest record but were in fact, just his own music. He then went into high street shops and swapped every Bieber CD in LA for his impostors.

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