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The charm of an Arctic vacation

Midway between Norway and the North Pole, in the middle of the Arctic Ocean, is a chain of islands called Svalbard. With a population of just under …

North Pole

Tattooing Machine Allows Individuals to Draw Simple-Yet-Meaningful Tattoos on Themselves

Do you want a tattoo but don't trust someone to ink it on your skin? Jakub Pollg created a tool for a body art purist: the Personal Tattoo Machine. This alternative device allows enthusiasts to create small designs on their body that are imbued with meaning and less concerned about aesthetics or …

Who’s Leaving Mysterious Messages On Old Marquees Across The U.S.?

Whenever photographer Victoria Crayhon goes on a road trip, she makes sure to bring along a few packets of marquee letters. That way, if she comes across an old movie or motel marquee sign that looks like it’s seen better days, she can leave her own clever inscription on it. Over the past 14 years, …

Abandoned Detroit House is Transformed with 36,000 Flowers In November 2014, florist Lisa Waud bought this abandoned, crumbling duplex in Detroit Michigan. Winning the bid at $250, Waud had not even...

Detroit

Cartoon Illustrations Composed with Childhood Sweets

Malaysian-based artist Nady Nadhira composes sweet and tender illustrations with the use of sweets and biscuits in a place of different silhouette …

Compensation

Ever since Hans Fex was a kid, he’s coveted rare...

Ever since Hans Fex was a kid, he’s coveted rare and fascinating specimens, like old gems, fossils, and ancient bones. These bits of Earth and outer …

Cityscape Scratch Art is the Latest Hot Trend in South Korea

While coloring books for grown-ups have gained popularity recently, a new hobby is quickly picking up steam as the craft trend of the season. <i>Scratch Night View</i>, a series of scratch-off projects created by Seoul-based studio Lago Design, is enchanting adults in South Korea and other parts of Asia. …

The Little Dollhouse Company full service store in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Hello and Welcome to The Little Dollhouse Company in Toronto, Ontario - Canada's oldest and largest dollhouse and miniature store and Canada's …

Toronto

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Intricate Laser Cut Wood Sculptures by Martin Tomsky London-based artist Martin Tomsky constructs stunning laser cut wooden pieces, which demonstrate his illustration skills and amazing eye to...

Art

Why the placebo effect is getting stronger

The placebo effect is strange—and it’s getting stranger. A sugar pill—if not revealed to the patient—can sometimes heal. Over the past two decades, a lot of clinical trials are showing that the sugar pill’s effects are getting stronger.<p>In a new study, published in the journal Pain, researchers …

What Your Favorite Go-To Clothing Color Says About You Personality

<i>By Christine Schoenwald</i><p>I recently read a piece in The Elephant Journal by Alex Myles where she talks about how the color of our clothes reveals a lot about our personality type. It made me consider how dressing can be a form of personal expression and how the clothes we wear send out messages to …

19-Year-Old Artist Uses Flowers and Food to Complete Her Colorful Drawings

Kristina Webb is a 19-year-old New Zealander whose vibrant drawings are complemented by her creative use of 3D objects. Using colored pencils as a base, the artist produces realistic-style portraits and then completes them with unexpected elements: spaghetti becomes a woman's long locks; faux …

Drawing