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Beautifully Crafted Insects Made Out of Recycled Paper

Beautiful paper art can take on many forms, including incredible 3D drawings, stretchable stone-like busts, and elaborate hand-cut illustrations. Recently, Belgium-based ad agency Soon used paper as the medium for yet another unexpected product–playful little insects. Each sculpture was handcrafted …

Art

Unique Engagement Ring Box Pirouettes the Ring Like a Blooming Flower

Marriage proposals can be scary, even if you know that the other person will say yes. How and where you'll ask is always a factor, as well as where to hide the ring. After all, it'd be tragic if it were discovered beforehand. A slimline engagement ring box called <i>Clifton</i> solves this potential …

Engagement Rings

16 Chairs You'll Love, That Are Also Pure Works Of Art

Comfort and style don't usually go hand in hand, but that's not the case with these creative chairs, designed to make a statement and allow you to …

In 1899 The French Attempted To Illustrate & Predict The Year 2000

Rewind the clock back some 115 years to 1899 in France, people were immensely curious as to what the future might hold, just as we are today. In fact …

The Gift Of Graft: New York Artist's Tree To Grow 40 Kinds Of Fruit

It sounds like something out of Dr. Seuss, but artist Sam Van Aken is developing a tree that blooms in pink, fuchsia, purple and red in the spring — and that is capable of bearing 40 different kinds of fruit.<p>No, it's not genetic engineering. Van Aken, an associate professor in Syracuse University's …

Stylish Ducks Waddle Down the Catwalk in Annual Fashion Show

Forget about New York Fashion Week or the Paris runway. In Sydney, Australia, well-dressed ducks steal the scene at the Sydney Royal Easter Show. It's here that the waterfowl are outfitted in elegant pink, green and yellow gowns, and even have tiny matching hats, too! They waddle down the catwalk …

Fashion Shows

Makeup Artist Paints Her Chin and Mouth to Look Like Cartoon Characters

While we might often dismiss the chin in our daily beauty routine, London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson highlights hers in a humorous tribute to cartoon personalities. She paints characters from Disney movies, Looney Tunes, South Park, and more onto her chin, lips, and the skin above them. …

Lips

Flappy Bird Returns With New Features

Flappy Bird has become a family affair.<p>Flappy Birds Family, the free successor to the original mobile hit Flappy Bird, has finally landed.<p>As creator …

Broody octopus keeps record-breaking four-year vigil

<b>For four years and five months, she clung to the rock and guarded her eggs.</b><p>In a feat that surely made good use of all eight arms, an octopus revealed a new secret of deep sea life when ecologists observed her record-breaking behaviour from a robotic submarine.<p>This doubles the longest brooding time …

Nature

Gorgeously Detailed Illustrations Created Using Ballpoint Pens

Rebecca Yanovskaya is an illustrator living and working in Toronto, Canada. Her fantastical imagery grabs your attention with its detailed rendering and gold accents. The works feature women who are adorned with large feathered wings, elaborate headdresses, and elegant robes. It's no surprise that …

Art

Beautifully Surreal Self-Portraits Explore Darkly Mysterious World

Tokyo-born graphic design student and photographer Yutha Yamanaka produces stunningly surreal self-portraits that explore a strange and mysterious world. Like many other talented, young creatives, the Bali resident has embarked on a 365 Days Project, for which he'll post an image a day for a whole …

Photography

Has The End Of The Banana Arrived?

Researchers fear that a relentless and virulent fungus could cripple the world's banana monoculture<p>Two weeks ago, at a conference in South Africa, scientists met to discuss how to contain a deadly banana disease outbreak in nearby Mozambique, Africa. At fault was a fungus that continues its march …

Forestry

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Satirical Facebook Post Sparks Outrage at Stephen Spielberg for Hunting Triceratops

There are times when you lose all hope in humankind. We may be the most intelligent of all creatures, but just because our brains are the most …

Fold-out Greeting Cards Are Surprisingly Sweet on the Inside

At first glance, these greeting cards by FINCHandHARE seem unnecessarily rude. Who wants to be told that they're too old, or that you might <i>pee</i> on them? Probably not many people. But, when you open their cards up, you see that it's the opposite of mean. The sentiments are sweet, funny, and …

Etsy

Russia's new tram is a Batmobile on the outside, tech hub on the inside

Many trams are memorable, but they tend to evoke nostalgia rather than embrace the future. You can't accuse UralVagonZavod (UVZ) of being behind the times with its new Russia One, though. To begin with, it looks like the Batmobile on a closed track -- and for good reason. The forward-tilted …

Passion and love drive Jay Leno to fill a 130-car garage

On a sunny day in the Burbank hills,<p>Jay Leno's canary yellow McLaren supercar shatters the silence.<p>Wedged into the cockpit of the 903-horsepower hybrid P1, Leno darts around a curve and leans into the throttle. With the midday roads free of traffic, the $1.2-million McLaren surges through the …

Wine-Dyed Shoes for Oenophiles

<b>Keeping red wine away</b> from clothing has usually been my modus operandi but the Italian footwear brand Moreschi is harnessing the pigmented powers of the alcoholic beverage for a limited edition line of shoes. The full grain calf leather lace-ups are hand-stained with a mixture that contains the <i>vino</i> …

Shoes

The complicated culture of Bosnian coffee

Centuries of Ottoman rule may have left the Bosnians in an identity crisis, but one thing’s for certain – you can never call their coffee Turkish.<p>Even today, 136 years after the Ottomans ceded it to Austria-Hungary, Bosnia-Hercegovina shows many signs of its nearly four centuries of Turkish rule: …

Coffee

Take the Plunge: 11 Swimming Holes Around the World

Lounging poolside is one thing, but nothing beats the childlike allure of splashing around in a swimming hole. The lake near your parent's home may top your typical list, but there are plenty of other swimming holes around the world that will capture your heart.<p>So, pack your swimsuit (and a sense …

Swimming

Caffeine High: Photos Show the Universe Bound By Swirling Coffee

For her series <i>Coffee Universe</i>, photographer Flora Borsi creates arresting manipulations from swirls of morning coffee, blanketing the world in a rich …

Astronomy Photographer of the Year 2014: the shortlist - in pictures

Celestial Dance by Dr Claus Possberg (Germany). In this spectacular image of the northern lights unfolding over a fjord, in Skjervøy, Troms, Norway, the vibrant colours are produced at various altitudes by different atmospheric gases, with blue light emitted by nitrogen and green by oxygen. Red …

Surreal Portraits Blended Into Landscape Photos

Spanish artist Antonio Mora specializes in creating dream-like self-portraits blended with landscapes and other imagery. The results are similar to …

Robot Restaurant, A Mindboggling Club in Tokyo That Features a Bizarre Sci-Fi Cabaret Show

The Robot Restaurant is a Tokyo club that has gained notoriety for its mind-boggling sci-fi cabaret show and its garishly illuminated interior. …

Science Fiction

Portable City

Beijing artist Yin Xiuzhen recycles discarded clothing into sculpture media. In the series “Portable City,” she uses clothing from a particular city …

In Tokyo, at the Intersection of Japanese Gangster Culture and Lamborghinis

The GIF you see above isn't CGI, it's a Lamborghini wrapped in holographic vinyl film. Not many of us can relate to the problem of our Gallardo not …

Japan

Geometric Paper Birds and Animals by Estudio Guardabosques | Colossal

<p>Feast your eyes on this phenomenal geometric paper sculpting from Estudio Guardabosques, a multidisciplinary design studio out of Buenos Aires, …

The complex controls of an F1 steering wheel revealed

The modern Formula 1 car is among the most amazing machines ever made. And when you're going wheel-to-wheel with someone like four-time world champ …

271 Years Before Pantone, an Artist Mixed and Described Every Color Imaginable in an 800-Page Book | Colossal

<p>In 1692 an artist known only as “A. Boogert” sat down to write a book in Dutch about mixing watercolors. Not only would he begin the book with a bit …