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Adorable Baby Sister Joins Famous Toddler and Puppy for Daily Naps

In the eight or so months since we last checked in Theo and Beau, the adorable best friends who take daily naps together, a lot has changed for the boy and his pup. Beau turned 3, the Shyba family celebrated Theo's one-year adoptaversary, and the famous duo became a trio! With the birth of little …

Cute Animals

Stunningly Elaborate Scenes Created Without Photoshop by Jee Young Lee

Seoul-based artist Jee Young Lee devotes weeks and months to building incredibly elaborate scenes by hand for the sake of taking a single photograph—all without the use of digital manipulation. Confined to the small space of her 360 x 410 x 240 cm studio, she painstakingly constructs every last …

Art

Illustrator Draws Hilarious New Movie Titles Created from One-Letter Typos

You might not regularly consider just how much a single letter can matter in a word, but as illustrator Austin Light shows us, it can mean a lot. The self-described geek spent the month of October drawing Reddit movie title “typos.” Each day, he completed a different artwork depicting a fictitious …

Beauty and the Beast

Steve McCurry Retrospective Presents 150 Striking Portraits of People and Cultures Around the World

In his new exhibition <i>Oltre lo Sguardo</i>, acclaimed American photographer Steve McCurry displays 150 of his photos from a career that has spanned over 30 years and countless treks across the globe. McCurry, who is perhaps best known for his iconic <i>Afghan Girl</i> photo, is celebrated for his rich, …

Photographers

Architizer

Japanese Bonsai Tree Thrives in Underwater Environment

Botanical artist Makoto Azuma explores new and different ways to view the iconic Japanese bonsai plant. His latest work uses natural materials and LED lights to submerge one of Japan’s oldest art forms in a minimalist underwater environment.<p>To construct the bonsai, Azuma used a twisted piece of …

Art

This Wallet Connects With Your Phone So You’ll Never Lose Either Of Them Again

SmartWallet is a Bluetooth LE-enabled leather wallet that doubles as a backup phone charger. By wirelessly connecting our smartphones with our …

Wearable Tech

Photo highlights of the day

The Guardian’s picture editors bring you a selection of the best photographs from around the world including tapirs, dangling rhinos and a typhoon from space

Royals on Vanity Fair's Best-Dressed List 2014

The annual <i>Vanity Fair</i> best-dressed list was just revealed, and of all the chic royals we love, only three made the cut: two princesses and, yes, a queen. Spoiler alert: My new style crush Queen Letizia was <i>not</i> included, and I'm a wee bit disappointed.<p><i>Princess Mary of Denmark did make the cut,</i> …

10 Style Moments Best Reserved for Twentysomethings

While there's always exceptions to the rules, these fashion and beauty looks are better left to the under 30 set...<p><b>1)</b> Belly-baring tops: While crop tops have been trending the past few season, wearing an abbreviated top with your navel exposed is a post collegiate right of way.<p><b>2)</b> Wearing tops with …

Get Happy! The Best Celebrity Smiles

12 stunning celebrity smiles in honor of Smile Power Day<p>In honor of Smile Power Day on Sunday, we've put together 12 of the most stunning celebrity smiles we've seen on the red carpet. Just looking at them will life your spirits.

Gisele Bundchen

Sonic Runs At 179 MPH, According To Science

We all know Sonic is fast. But how fast is fast by the hedgehog's standards? Not fast enough to win the race against Mario, clearly. Sorry, I know …

Retrogaming

Bicycle Mon Amour – Handmade Print by 100copies

Bicycle Mon Amour – Paris inspired handmade print.<p>Thomas Yang of 100copies has just launched the second artwork of the tyre print series. “Bicycle …

Aug(De)Mented Reality: An Ingenious Fusion of Traditional Cel Animation and iPhone Photography | Colossal

<p>Animator Marty Cooper creates brief animated shorts by blending traditional cel animation with photos he takes with his iPhone 5. By using …

Watch Hugh Jackman, Michael Fassbender And James McAvoy Dance To "Blurred Lines"

What rhymes with "finger guns"?

'World's most haunted island' up for auction

Dubbed one of the most haunted places in the world, Poveglia, which was sealed off after it was hit by the plague, is to be sold off to raise money for Italy<p>A lease of a Venetian island described as one of the most haunted places in Italy is due to be auctioned off next month as the Italian state …

More Amazing Hyperrealistic Body Paintings by Hikaru Cho

Tokyo-based artist Hikaru Cho, who we introduced to you here, has created a striking series of hyperrealistic body paintings called <i>My Body My Rights</i>. Released right before International Woman's Day as a part of the human right organization Amnesty International's campaign on sexual and reproductive …

Amnesty International

Beautiful Video of Strangers Kissing For the First Time

In a video that's quickly making its way around the web (almost 3.8 million views on YouTube), we all get to watch as 20 strangers kiss for the very first time. Amateur filmmaker Tatia Pilieva captures a range of human emotions from awkwardness to elation in a short film featuring strangers (or …

Lips

'The Office' Star B.J. Novak Has The Most Hilarious Book Trailer Ever

Fans of <i>The Office</i> know him as "Ryan," "the temp," or "the mildly smarmy one." Bigger fans know he was one of the show's writers and executive producers, and is to thank for a number of classic episodes (see: a bizarre-o trip to Dwight's beet farm, and a wholly inappropriate surveying of Dunder …

5 Of The Most Popular Plus Size Models

In the plus size community, no one is more popular than plus size models so when it was time to make their year end list of popular plus size models, DailyVenusDiva.com asked their readers to chime in.<p>Below are 5 of the most popular working plus size models according to plus size women.<p>ASHLEY …

Dollhouses

Mesmerizing Photo Series Captures Nature at Its Best

Photographers Maxime and Florent Courty are two brothers who share a common passion. Both siblings have a soft spot for landscape photography. Based …

Alluring Female Colored Pencil Portraits by Jennifer Healy

In these alluring drawings, American illustrator Jennifer Healy uses colored pencils to blur the lines between fantasy and realism. Her technically stunning approach blends delicate lines into gorgeously detailed feminine portraits that have a dreamlike quality to them. The young faces stare out …

Art

Dark side of the zoo - captive animals in black and white

Alex Teuscher photographs captive animals in black and white, producing dark, atmospheric portraits

If You Grew Up In the '90s, You Wanted To Be These Girls

It's Tiffani Amber Thiesen (aka Kelly Kapowski)'s 40th birthday today, and WE'RE SO EXCITED.<p>From her first days on "Saved By The Bell," Kapowski was a pioneer in her field (the field of wearing the coolest stuff, that is). She was the first of many fashionable '90s TV and film characters, who …

Watch Quentin Tarantino and Steve Buscemi Rehearse Scenes From 'Reservoir Dogs' – /Film

Every once in a while, something amazing pops up on the internet, maybe a piece of history from a time before WiFi and iPhones, something most of us …

Biker jackets: the wish list – in pictures

The biker jacket has been given a feminine spin for spring – from baby blue and pink to tweed, this is the perfect jacket. Layer over a floral dress or add a pop of colour to your jean look with a purple-and-red wool version. Fear not if you are a fan of the classic black-leather biker: there are …

You're Probably Wearing The Wrong Sports Bra

Bras are complicated, with cup sizes and band sizes and all those intricate straps and closures. But sports bras are simple -- right?<p>Wrong. Turns out those stretchy undergarments have as much as going on regular bras, but we often don't give them enough attention. We spoke to bra fitting specialist …

The New Look

In February 1947, Christian Dior showed a collection that shook the foundations of fashion. Gone were the practical silhouettes of the WWII-era designs; in their place, the utterly feminine shapes of rounded shoulders, wasp waists, and full skirts emerged<p>In February 1947, Christian Dior showed a …

The Most Memorable Hair Transformations of 2013

After taking a look back at the past 365, these A-listers made the most noteworthy hair changes (from good to bad, subtle and extreme), proving they are true beauty chameleons.<p>After taking a look back at the past 365, these A-listers made the most noteworthy hair changes (from good to bad, subtle …

The @FacesPics Twitter Account Posts Fun Anthropomorphic Photos Containing Hidden Faces | Colossal

<p>If you’re a fan of quick visual jokes, I heartily recommend following the new Twitter account @FacesPics that archives photographs of objects, …