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People in Tokyo Build the Most Creative “Snowmen” in the World

Winter might mean gray days and bundling up from head to toe, but it’s got one upside—snow. More specifically, the amount of powder that affords people the opportunity to build their own creative snowman. Tokyo recently experienced a bout of heavy snowfall that left abandoned cars, stalled trains, …

Sculpture

15+ Minimalist Cat Drawings That Are Hilarious But Totally Accurate

Cats never cease to delight us with their dashing good looks and penchant for striking just the right pose. From felines who inadvertently position themselves just like pin-up models to naturally two-faced chimera beauties, there's no doubt that these furry friends are our creative muses. Their …

Drawing

15+ Gift Ideas for People Who Love Coffee

What was once a humble cup of joe has now been elevated to a fine art, and buying for a coffee lover can be difficult when there’s so much to choose from. Thankfully, we’ve curated over a dozen coffee-themed gifts to wake up your favorite sleepyhead on Christmas morning.<p>Everyone knows someone who …

Adorable Dog Insists on Hugging Strangers During Her Daily Walks

Loving and loyal, dogs are man’s best friend for a reason. Though most canines show affection for humans with tail wags and lots of licks, Louboutina (Loubie for short), an adorable golden retriever, communicates her love through cuddly hugs.<p>The darling dog loves to embrace her owner, Cesar …

Watch This Cute Prancing Robot Open Doors And Bound Up Stairs

It seems that there are two kinds of animal-inspired robots. There’s the terrifying, kind, which attacks its human master after bringing him a decoy beer, or chases him to exhaustion, sprinting faster than an Olympic champion. That market has been sewn up by the DARPA-funded, Google-owned Boston …

Robotics

Tiny Rescued Pomeranian is a Seeing Eye Dog for His Blind Best Friend

They say man is dog's best friend, but Hoshi and Zen prove that perhaps dogs were meant to care for each other. At age 11, Hoshi had both of his eyes removed due to glaucoma. The American Eskimo Dog was left completely blind, but it wasn't long until he had a trusty pal looking out for him.<p>Zen, an …

Pets

These far-out animals fascinate and amuse scientists

Zoology

World’s most bizarre natural phenomena

From Australia’s bubblegum-pink lake to a blood-red waterfall in Antarctica, these seven destinations are some of the world’s strangest sights.<p>Majestic mountains and sparkling seas always attract travellers – but sometimes nature has a bigger trick up her sleeve. To track down some of the world’s …

Nature

Life-like Paintings of Imaginary Insects Camouflaged As Japanese Currency and Comic Books – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Painting

Wintergatan - Marble Machine (music instrument using 2000 marbles)

A civil servant missing most of his brain challenges our most basic theories of consciousness

Not much is definitively proven about consciousness, the awareness of one’s existence and surroundings, other than that it’s somehow linked to the brain. But theories as to how, exactly, grey matter generates consciousness are challenged when a fully-conscious man is found to be missing most of his …

Consciousness

Guy Enlarges Tiny Dachshund Vivian to the Size She Thinks She Is – BOOOOOOOM! – CREATE * INSPIRE * COMMUNITY * ART * DESIGN * MUSIC * FILM * PHOTO * PROJECTS

Mitch Boyer is making a kid’s book about a giant dog who moves to New York, using his own dog Vivian as the main character. The Photoshopped mages …

Dachshunds

Crocheted Tail Towels Transform Beach-Goers into Mermaids as They Dry Off

One of the best things about summer is the water—whether it’s hanging by the pool or oceanside, splashing around in the water is the best way to beat the heat. For those who spend most of this season in a bathing suit, you might just wish you were a mermaid. Thanks to MJ of MJ’s Off the Hook …

Mermaids

Trippy Advertisements Make the Body More Than a Canvas

Master graphic designer Jessica Walsh tells us about turning models into body-painted inspirational posters for Middle Eastern department store Aïzone.<p>Thanks in part to competitions in major cities andTV shows like <i>Skin Wars</i>, body painting continues to become an even more competitive and creative …

Spectacular bridge designs from around the world - CNN Style

Architecture

24 Ways Your Desk Job Is Ruining Your Health

Yes, sitting in front of a computer all day is bad for you--but there are other ways that your daily work routine could be detrimental to your physical and mental well-being.<p>The stress, long hours, and sedentary nature of your modern office job are sucking the life out of you-- literally.<p>And it's …

Miniature Tree Houses For Houseplants Are Just Perfect For Fairies

The film FairyTale retells the story of the Cottingley Fairies, an incident in which two girls staged photos that they claimed depicted real fairies. …

Loops and Animated GIFs by Markus Magnusson

Well illustrated and animated GIFs of funny loops created by Markus Magnusson.<p>Markus Magnusson is a Swedish freelance graphic designer, illustrator, …

45+ Creative Uses Of PVC Pipes In Your Home And Garden

PVC pipe is one of those ordinary construction materials that is cheap to buy, readily available and easy to work with. You can cut it, paint it, …

DIY

8 Ways to Make a Small Room Look Bigger

The experts behind the trusted home website Apartment Therapy share smart ways to maximize the space you have in their book Apartment Therapy: …

These Painstakingly Hand-Marbled Wooden Designs Swirl with Color

Pernille Snedker Hansen uses an ancient technique to create coiling, colorful amoeba-like designs.<p>Marbling is a painstaking way to create an image. Artists slowly drip paint onto the surface of a pool of water or other liquid, allowing the paint to become swirling, colorful designs. Then the …

23 incredible travel destinations you probably didn't know existed

Inspired by a Quora thread about the best unknown travel destinations, we've found 23 lesser-known gems around the globe.<p>From a hidden beach to one of the only places in the world where you can swim between two continents, here's your off-the-beaten-path bucket list.<p><i>An earlier version of this post</i> …

National Parks

You Can Literally See Through the Head of This Fascinating Fish

It’s not hard to know what’s going on in the head of a Marcopinna microstoma fish…because you can see right through it! The fascinating creature is instantly recognizable thanks to the transparent and fluid-filled dome on its head, which also offers a glimpse of its eyes—and they aren’t what you’d …

Neuroscience says these five rituals will help your brain stay in peak condition

Thanks to improvements in medicine, more of us are living longer. That makes we have a heightened investment in making sure our brains stay in shape as we age, too. While an increased life expectancy will not necessarily lead to a higher incidence of cognitive disorders, Alzheimer’s alone is …

The Brain

Adorable Cat Has the Big Hypnotizing Eyes of a Wise Owl

It’s not hard to see why Gimo the cat is so unforgettable—just one look into his large eyes and you’ll be mesmerized! The Scottish Fold has pupils reminiscent of a wise owl, which appear even larger when framed by his all-black fur. At the same time, they’re extremely expressive: wonder, surprise, …

If You Want To Innovate, Learn These 9 Rules

On December 9th, 1968, a research project funded by the US Department of Defense launched a revolution. The focus was not a Cold War adversary or even a resource rich banana republic, but rather to “augment human intellect” and the man driving it was not a general, but a mild mannered engineer …

Innovation

40 out-of-this-world photos from Scott Kelly's year in space

Some people dream of living in Paris for a year or even just a few months abroad. How does a year in space sound?<p>When NASA astronaut Scott Kelly …

New Lifelike Paper Birds and Butterflies by Diana Beltran Herrera

Colombian artist Diana Beltran Herrera has been continuing to grow her collection of paper bird sculptures to include over 100 species, and she's expanded her paper zoo with a few beautiful butterflies. While she does use different methods to produce her pieces, Herrera always aims to use …

Art

A compelling strategy to read more, more comprehensively, and in less time

The desire to read more books is a noble, and widespread, aspiration. But who has the time?<p>Peter Bregman does. The author and leadership coach developed a strategy to read 10 times more books than he used to, with each taking a quarter of the time as before.<p>If it sounds dubious, consider this: the …

Books

Three Huskies Are Inseparable Best Friends with a Dying Kitten They Nurtured Back to Health

When she was a mere three weeks old, Rosie the stray kitten was found in terrible condition and barely made it through the night. Her rescuer then decided to try something a bit different by allowing the infant cat to cuddle with Lilo the Husky. Instantly, Rosie began to suckle on Lilo, causing the …