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Artist Captures Otherworldly Photos by Dragging a Mirror into a Lake

Murray Fredericks stages kaleidoscopic landscape photos in Australia's largest lake.<p>One of the most famous lines in literature comes from the classic fairy tale <i>Snow White</i>. "Mirror, mirror, on the wall," the evil queen purrs to an enchanted looking glass. "Who is the fairest one of all?" Obsessed …

Art

This Photo Book on Concrete Buildings Comes in a Concrete Slipcase

Photographer Gabor Kasza has unveiled a new photo book titled <i>Concrete passages about closeness and coldness… and a couple of songs.</i> It’s a study of …

A Google Maps Glitch Turned this Korean Fishing Town Into a 'Pokémon Go' Haven

Tour buses from Seoul to Sokcho are filling up with Pokémon Go fans.<p>A glitch in Google Maps has turned the small fishing town of Sokcho, South Korea, into a Pokémon Go tourist haven.<p>The globally popular mobile game hasn't launched yet in South Korea, but that hasn't stopped clever gamers from …

South Korea

How Great Photographers Do Food Porn

If good photographers can make food look great, can they also make it taste great?<p>That's the question that inspired <i>The Photographer's Cookbook</i>, a …

Hot Dogs

This Modular Display Shelf Is Necessary for All Sneaker Shops

Skechers steps it up for its Istanbul showroom.<p>Turkish firm Zemberek Design has created a unique retail space, focusing on a modular and dynamic construction befitting footwear displays by providing flexible options akin to a gallery wall. Consisting of over 100 individual wooden panels, the units …

How Fujifilm's cameras and lenses are Made in Japan

"Made in Japan."<p>It's seen as a badge of quality inside and outside the country, as well as an indicator that you're probably paying a bit more. But what does it actually mean? When Fujifilm, a company that proudly etches "Made in Japan" onto almost all of its mirrorless cameras, invited me to its …

Cameras

Hey Arnold! is returning to TV with a brand-new movie

Another fan favorite cartoon will make its triumphant return to Nickelodeon as the network continues its appeal to viewers nostalgic for its glory days.<p>A new TV movie based on <i>Hey Arnold!</i>, the slice-of-life cartoon whose last episode aired in 2004, is currently in development.<p>The film will pick up …

Animation

Coney Island Baby

This fashion shoot captures the spirit of the classic Lou Reed song, which told us that although New York City is like a circus and a sewer, the glory of love can see us through.<p><i>Svilu jumper</i><p><b>PHOTOGRAPHY:</b> TOM JOHNSON AND BEX DAY<p><b>STYLING:</b> JAMIE ORTEGA<p><b>Hair:</b> William Schaedler<p><b>Models:</b> Chris of Hur, …

Fashion Photography

Canadian Strippers Are Protesting Strict Laws by Taking Their Poles on the Road

Saskatchewan has cracked down on strippers, so many have resorted to performing in private homes and hotels across the province.<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>To strippers working in Saskatchewan, Premier Brad Wall is the ultimate tease.<p>For decades, the province was the only place …

Canada

Dinner For Mom: 5 Easy Recipes Even the Kids Can Make

Let mom kick back while you make an amazing meal tonight. These recipes are so easy, even the kids can make them (with a little help from dad).<p><b>1. Easy Thai Shrimp Curry</b><p>Sweet, plump shrimp are simmered in a rich and fragrant coconut sauce infused with store-bought Thai Green Curry Paste. Serve with …

Cooking

Clockwork Motorcycles 1978 Honda CB750 “Ultra Noir”

Montreal-based Clockwork Motorcycles has rebuilt a 1978 Honda CB750 “Ultra Noir,” having added its<p>Montreal-based Clockwork Motorcycles has rebuilt a 1978 Honda CB750 “Ultra Noir,” having added its signature touch. The Canadian custom bike dealer has opted for a monochrome, black aesthetic, …

36 Ways to Eat Sandwiches for Every Meal

There's a sandwich in here with your name on it.<p>Whether you like your sandwiches hot or cold, savory or sweet, these recipes will have you rollin' in bread from breakfast to dessert.

Cooking

Here are cats dressed as Marvel superheroes because National Cat Day is a real thing

More like Catman, right? Anyone? Hello? Is this thing on?<p>To celebrate National Cat Day, a thing I did not know existed until I began this post, Marvel published a few illustrations of cats dressed as its popular superheroes. The images are available on the company's Facebook page. The Thor …

I hate myself for loving the Hemingwrite high-tech typewriter

The Hemingwrite — described as an "over-engineered typewriter for the 21st century" — should bother me. It's not just the pretentious yet bland reference to the Young Male Writer's favorite inspiration right in the name. It's not just the exhortation to use its long battery life and "pull a …

A Working iPhone Built In Minecraft

This may not make it to real-world Apple stores.<p>Minecraft has become home to any number of experiments in the can-do spirit, everything from a huge model of the <i>U.S.S. Enterprise</i> to working hard drives and computers. The latest venture, created by a German man, is a massive working iPhone, which you …

Apple Store

Why the Most Famous Astrologer in the Universe Says You Shouldn't Buy an iPhone Right Now

Paul Thompson—FPG/Getty Images<p>Keystone/Holton/Getty Images<p>Kypros/Getty Images<p>Lyn Alweis—Denver Post/Getty Images<p>Bill Dow—NBC/Getty Images<p>Mark …

College Basketball

Zelda game gets fanmade 2D makeover

With Oculus Rift on the horizon and modern filmmaking techniques infusing gaming, all eyes are on virtual reality and 3-D. But one group of fans is …

A book store where books are wrapped in paper with short descriptions so no one will 'judge a book by it's cover' http://t.co/EfOErVemom

On Death and iPods: A Requiem

Have you ever loved a car? Maybe it was an old truck you drove for hundreds of thousands of miles, or maybe it was your very first car: where you had …

The White House hosts a game jam

More than 100 game developers, many paying their own way, came to Washington last week to participate in the first game jam sponsored by the White House.<p>The games they made spanned subjects from ecology to astronomy to political science, following President Obama's call, made in 2011, to create …

Mario Kart 8 news

Mercedes Benz Karts arrive as free downloadable content<p>Although the Wii comfortably outsold PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, Nintendo’s latest console, the Wii U, hasn’t been as successful. That’s left Nintendo open to ideas it might previously have dismissed. For example, next week sees the launch of …

Why Your Brain Kept Telling You to Blow into NES Catridges

We all know that blowing into an NES cartridge is a useless and potentially harmful activity. But why did we still do it, even though it never …

NES

Man Rescued From Massive Stone Vagina

Internet pun-creators self destruct with joy, Grumpy Cat sulks in attention free moment.<p>How many firefighters does it take to get a teenage boy out of a 32-ton vagina? This is a real-world question put to German authorities over the weekend, when an American youth with a can-do attitude managed to …

grumpy

A Little Girl Wrote Google A Letter Asking To Give Her Dad A Day Off, And Google Responded

Here's some advice on how to get some time off from work: Have your daughter send a really cute letter to your employer, asking them to give you a day off.<p>Bonus points if the letter is written in crayon.<p>One little girl decided to give her dad a hand. She wrote his employer, which happens to be …

Android News

Be Happy, Do This: Hand-Written Tips From Malcolm Gladwell, Roman Mars, And More

Design student Graham McMullin is asking one person a day to document what makes him or her happy, then testing those suggestions himself.<p>How do you exercise your inalienable right to pursue happiness? Graham McMullin, a student at School of Visual Arts in New York City, decided to take an …

Happiness

Henry Hargreaves's Photos of Cell Phones Engraved with Military Messages

During the Vietnam War, nearly all US soldiers carried a Zippo lighter. As the soldiers were initially forbidden from modifying the exteriors of their uniforms, they would use engrave their lighters to express their feelings and sentiments.<p>Almost all soldiers in 'Nam carried Zippos around with …

Vietnam War

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

These are the customized Lamborghinis of Japan's underworld

What do you do with your Lamborghini if you think it isn't getting enough attention? For some of the yakuza in Tokyo's underground, you customize it with vinyl wraps, flashing lights, and strings of colored LEDs. Japan-based director and cinematographer Luke Huxham created a mini-documentary last …