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The 'Tattoo Dictionary' Explores The Secret Histories Of Your Cliche Tattoos

Want to know the real meaning behind your underboob feather tat?<p>“I have always found that the reasons behind a person getting a tattoo are as fascinating as the designs themselves,” Trent Aitken-Smith writes in the introduction of his book <i>The Tattoo Dictionary.</i><p>The tattooed images, he says, often …

Spirituality

Hermit Crab Gets a New 3D-Printed Shell Modeled After a Japanese Wedding Chapel

Artist Aki Inomata continues to give hermit crabs a home in her series of 3D-printed, architecturally-influenced shells. While her previous designs featured habitable, miniaturized cityscapes, she's now turned her attention towards nuptials. The latest shell is called <i>White Chapel</i> and modeled after …

East London

Major Lazer - Be Together (feat. Wild Belle) (Vanic remix)

Here's what people eat for breakfast around the world

But breakfast foods vary wildly from place to place.<p>Inspired by a HostelBookers.com post by Victoria Philpott and a Quora post, we took a look at some classic breakfast choices from countries around the world.<p>Whether it's bread and cold cuts in Germany or baked cheese pancakes in Russia, each …

Breakfast

Ooey Gooey Buckeye Brownies

Buckeye brownies make any chocolate and peanut butter lover ecstatic. We know you're gonna love 'em.<p>I hear there’s a certain treat out there called ‘Buckeyes’ and it’s taking the interwebs by storm.<p>Unless you live in Ohio, where these treats originate, you probably have no idea what I’m talking …

6 Creamy Dreamy Desserts

Sweet, smooth and oh so delicious. Don't be intimidated: Anyone can make these creamy creations.<p><b>1. Ricotta Cheesecake with Fresh Raspberries</b><p>Pretty enough for an Italian pastry shop window, this light and creamy cheesecake is adapted from Gina DePalma's wonderful cookbook <i>Dolce Italiano, Desserts</i> …

Dessert

21 Ooey Gooey Ways to Devour Chocolate

The only thing better than dessert is chocolate dessert. Here are our all time favorite chocolate recipes to satisfy your sweet tooth.<p><b>Chocolate Dump Cake</b><p>This simple confection doesn't require frosting, but a drizzle of chocolate sauce is highly encouraged. <b>Get the recipe</b>.<p><b>Cheesecake Bars with Melted</b> …

Dessert

Mind-Bending 3D Tattoo Appears to Turn Man’s Arm into a Machine

Tony Booth, a tattoo artist and owner of Dabs Tattoo in Southport, England, has successfully made a man appear as if he's an android. On his arm, at least. This incredible tattoo looks as though it's carved from the skin, and what's beneath it is another layer of hex geometric patterning. It's …

Tattoos

Adorable Teddy Bear-like "Magic Rabbit" Spotted for the First Time in Two Decades

Meet the Ili pika (<i>Ochotona iliensis</i>), an extremely elusive, cuddly creature that is rarely seen by human eyes. Native to a remote region of China, the adorable mammal has been spotted only a handful of times in the Tianshan Mountains of the northwestern province of Xinjiang. Nicknamed the “magic …

Cute

Gorgeous Murals by L7m Blur the Line Between Realism and Abstraction

For years, we've admired how Brazilian street artist L7m paints gorgeous portraits of birds. His murals are always full of color and have a palpable energy, and he's recently brought that same intensity to the streets of Paris and Vitry in France. L7m's newest pieces blur the line between realism …

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

Now this is a fun idea we can get behind! Instead of sulking because it's raining outside, why not discover some hidden street art? Seattle, a city that's known for its rain, is now the place where you can find this rain-activated art, or what creator Peregrine Church calls “rainworks.” Using …

Street Art

Exquisite Pen Drawings Created with Thousands of Tiny Dots

Using thousands upon thousands of tiny dots, Spider Money produces gorgeous artworks that are awe-inspiring in their detail. The Bangkok-based creative wields a mighty Micron pen and draws fancy flourishes with photo-realistic depictions of eyes, noses, and lips. It's in these facial features that …

Drawing

This Transformers Autobot look-alike projects a virtual Magic Trackpad on your desk

In an attempt to improve the mouse, Serafim is utiziling Kickstarter to create a new projection-centric design that puts many of the multi-touch controls that Apple users are familiar with directly onto a surface. We have already seen projection keyboard solutions of varying size and price points, …

The Week in Review: Year of the Goat (or Sheep or Ram)

Hundreds of millions of people celebrated Chinese New Year this week and will continue to over the next month, in Asia and around the world. The most important festival of the year in China, which was first celebrated in the 14th century B.C., begins on the second new moon after the winter solstice …

18 Things You Should Know About Sleep, According To A Sleep Doctor

"The brain craves routine for good sleep."<p>For more on this topic, feel free to browse the Reddit thread or check out Dr. Verma's blog PeerWell.

Avoid Being 'That Table' When You Go Out to Restaurants

Are you making one of these mistakes when you go out to eat? Here's how to avoid them and spare yourself a reputation as "that table."<p><i>Welcome to our weekly recap of Bravo’s</i> Best New Restaurant*, where we share our unapologetically opinionated musings on the ups and downs of dining out. This week, …

Germany's Most Tricked-Out Theme Park Was Once A Nuclear Reactor

It doesn't get much more sci-fi than this.<p>Germany's Wunderland Kalkar is far from your average family fun zone: the theme park is actually an abandoned nuclear power plant.<p>Originally a nuclear power station, the site "began partial operation" in the 1980s but "did not receive any nuclear …

Ultra-rare Nissan Fairlady Z 432 goes to auction in US

This is basically a Datsun 240Z with the powertrain of a hakosuka Skyline GT-R.<p>This is basically a Datsun 240Z with the powertrain of a <i>h</i><i>akosuka</i> Skyline GT-R; a super-Z so hot and rare it was a legend in its own time. Few survived decades of racing and abuse. This one's for sale at RM's Amelia …

Photographer with Muscular Dystrophy Finds Purpose Through Photographing Her Pomeranian

Though we didn't know it at the time, photographer Robin Yu was suffering through a rare form of muscular dystrophy as she shot photos of her pomeranian, Flint. A little over a year ago, we featured the adorable dog, describing him as the “happy-go-lucky” pomeranian. With the sweetest disposition, …

Dystrophy