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Half of NASA's New Astronaut Class Are Women (and Their Sights Are Set on Mars)

For the first time in history, half of the the most recent class of NASA astronauts is female. If that wasn’t history-making enough, the women are …

Magical Night Photography Of Tokyo’s Streets by Masashi Wakui

Anybody who’s been to Tokyo will know that the city is best viewed at night, and these stunning pictures prove it. They were taken by Masashi Wakui, …

A queer bushranger

I first learned of Captain Moonlite from the historian Graham Willett. In <i>Secret Histories of Queer Melbourne</i>, a book Willett co-edited, Moonlite …

The Empty Chinese Amusement Park

The amusement park is almost synonymous with noise: the rollercoaster’s creak, the visitor’s scream. But when there’s no one around to hear it, does a fairground make a sound? What happens when the crowds go home? That's what Stefano Cerio has spent the last year investigating for his latest book,</i> …

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Artist Leaves Funny Signs Around City For People To Find

Artist Michael Pederson leaves clever little works of art around the city that seem to carry on a conversation with whomever happens to find them. …

Photographer Documents His Own Depression In Dark Self-Portraits

Different people have different ways of coping with depression, and for Edward Honaker, that coping mechanism is his self-portrait photography. His …

Portable Pizza Necklace Will Make Sure You’re Always Together

With this brilliant Pizza Pouch necklace, your days of pizza-less despair are over. Not only can you bring pizza with you and keep it safe wherever …

15+ Proud Dog Mommies With Their Puppies

Nature makes sure that these dog moms are proud of their babies. In humans, the maternal bond usually begins to develop during pregnancy, but …

Jewelry Made From Coloured Pencils By Czech Artist

Jewelry designer Anna Čurlejová turns colored pencils into unique, wearable art. Depending on how they’re cut, either honeycomb dots or long lines of …

I Draw Disney Animals As Humans With Their Unique Personalities

These are my interpretations of some Disney animals if they were human. I’ve often wondered what these animals would look like if they were human and …

China's White Elephants: Ghost Cities, Lonely Airports, Desolate Factories

When you drive the new expressway to the airport in the Chinese city of Luliang, you are as likely to come across a stray dog as another vehicle. When I recently drove it, a farmer was riding in a three-wheel flatbed truck and heading in the wrong direction. But it didn't matter. There was no …

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29 Wonderfully Cute And Quirky Japanese Mascots

What can you say about Japan that hasn't already been said?<p>As a nation they are obsessed with colourful characters, Manga comics & anything that's …

Look! It's a Penguitten! http://t.co/ElliPFXuhj

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20+ Unusual Animal Friendships That Are Absolutely Adorable

Friendship is great. Animals are great. Animal friendship? You guessed it – it's great. This list is for those wonderful animal friends who look …

New Incredibly Detailed Pen Doodles By Kerby Rosanes

Kerby Rosanes, the doodle master from the Phillipines, is back with new amazingly detailed drawings. Though we wrote about him a few months ago, he …

Stunning Portraits By Bernard Pras Can Only Be Seen From The Right Angle

French artist Bernard Pras is widely known for his unbelievable found-object installations. In anamorphic artworks like these, he hides his images in …

Illustration Made Of Hundreds Of Illustrations

My name is Davit Yukhanyan and I’m an architect and illustrator. I was born in 1988 and I am currently based in Yerevan, Armenia. Working as an …

Notorious B.I.G. at 6 years old after graduating from kindergarten, around 1978 http://t.co/eyyCPH5Si7

Van Gogh’s “The Starry Night” and Hokusai’s “The Great Wave off Kanagawa” in one painting. http://t.co/uOyPoGl9Tw

Step Inside The Macabre & Sinister Nightclubs Of 1920's Paris

Since the dawn of time, man has always been mesmerized with the dark side of nature. The realm of the supernatural, of the unknown, where nefarious …

30 Untranslatable Words From Other Languages Illustrated By Anjana Iyer

When something is “lost in translation,” it could have been due to a simple mistake or due to the fact that one language was not quite able to …

Hot Dogs on the Rocks

The Rolling Stones favorite American dish is something the band invented called Hot Dogs on the Rocks:<p>10 frankfurters<br>5 potatoes, or enough instant …

This Burger is 100% Bacon, from the Bun to the Patty

Canadian Pizza Chain Threatens to Unleash 'Pizza Cake'

The Canada-based <b>Boston Pizza</b> chain (confusing, we know) has revealed a new social media campaign that promises to provide a few "<b>Pizza Game Changers</b>," asking fans to vote for outlandish pizza-inspired products: Currently/unsurprisingly, a six-layer "<b>pizza cake</b>" is in the lead, with Boston Pizza …

Abandoned Office Tower In Caracas Has Become The World’s Tallest Slum

El Torre de David, a towering 45-story skyscraper in the center of the Venezuelan capital of Caracas, is a towering monument to the country’s …

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Iran stories: show us around your home - readers' pictures

For the Tehran Bureau’s first photography project with the Iranian photography website, AKSbazi, we asked readers to share photos of their homes in Iran via GuardianWitness. Here are some of them<p>For our next project, we’d like to see your Iranian new year photos