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These Intricate Carpets Are Made with Syringes Squirting Liquid Foam

It's like Play-Doh for interior decorating.<p>Two artist in the Netherlands are making vibrant large-scale rugs and carpets out of their own sophisticated adult Play-Doh like foam. Rotterdam-based design studio, Nightshop will be showcasing a 10-piece series of multi-colored foam carpets in a solo …

Ten of the best drone photos of 2015

<b>The arrival of the drone ushered in new possibilities for photographers looking to find a new angle. Users of the site Dronestagram have been voting for their favourite images, and here we present a selection of those chosen as being among the best of the year.</b><p>This dramatic picture by Ricardo …

Stunning Shot Captures Man Flinging a Thermos of Hot Tea in Subzero Temperatures

Taking advantage of the plummeting winter temperatures and armed with a thermos of hot tea, Ontario-based photographer Michael Davies and his friend Markus set out to capture some dramatic photographs. Trekking to the top of a mountain located just 20 kilometers (12.4 miles) south of the Arctic …

T-Rex awards BB-8 a medal after Star Wars breaks Jurassic World’s box office record

Only a few months ago Jurassic World broke records by earning $525 million globally in its opening weekend, but Star Wars: The Force Awakens has just beaten that by just $4 million.<p>But, eager to have the last word, Universal have congratulated Disney on their victory.<p>Frank Marshall, who produced …

Actors playing actors acting supercut: Phil Whitehead delves into the most meta performances (VIDEO).

Back in January, <i>Sight and Sound</i> ran an insightful piece on <i>Birdman</i>, in which the author, Nick James, praised the film for its focus on “the intimacy …

The 14 Most Horrible Smurfs

If you found a group of tiny blue communists living in mushrooms in your backyard, you would call an exterminator. In Belgium, they made them …

War

Donkey Smiles From Ear To Ear After Being Rescued From Flood In Ireland

Last Sunday a donkey, desperately stranded in a flooded river, was spotted by Suzanne Gibbons in Kilorglin, Ireland. The woman shared a post on her …

The New Business Class Seating Concept That Does So Much More With Less

For the past three years, the industry has been hiding a dove in its top hat. It was just set free to fly.<p>Interior components manufacturer, Jamco, …

New Vertical Cabin Design Stacks Passengers to Increase Room in Economy

A patent filed by Airbus this year, which considered using vertical space in the cabin to make more room for passengers, was not universally well …

Bagpipes used to ward off Bournemouth’s rough sleepers

Bournemouth council have been branded ‘jobsworth morons’ for using bagpipe music, looped throughout the night, to ward off rough sleepers after commuters complained of homeless people bedding down at the southern English town’s railway station.<p>When 4,000 people signed a petition branding the …

Tiger Becomes Friends with Live Goat Who's Given to Him as Food

Recently, Primorye Safari Park's zookeepers placed a goat named Timur (who didn't have a name at that point) in Amur the Siberian tiger's cage as live food. Instead of treating the goat as his prey, Amur didn't go after Timur. This shocked the creature's caretakers because Amur has never behaved …

Someone Actually Outbadassed Darth Vader in Marvel's Star Wars Crossover

Marvel’s new <i>Star Wars</i> crossover event, <i>Vader Down</i>, is pretty much all about reminding us that Darth Vader is not a Sith Lord to be trifled with. And …

Laura Husar Garcia’s Beyond the Veil takes a close look at the lives of retired nuns in Chicago (PHOTOS).

Laura Husar Garcia has always been fascinated with nuns. While working in Santa Fe, New Mexico, she snapped a photo of them mowing lawns. While …

Scurvy is common and should be diagnosed and treated.

In the winter of 2009, Eric Churchill was called to a patient’s bedside at Baystate Medical Center in Springfield, Massachusetts, to help out with a …

Scandal’s abortion scene is a rare accurate depiction.

When I was 16 and anti-choice, I thought abortion was murder. I thought anyone who even considered it was selfish, cold-hearted, and godless. But …

The Man In The High Castle Is This Year's Most Political Show, And What It Reveals Is Frightening

When Amazon.com dropped the pilot for their adaptation of Philip K. Dick’s <i>The Man in the High Castle</i>, expectations ran high. The first episode was …

Woman Knits Tiny Sweaters For Rescued Chickens To Keep Them Warm

Two kind-hearted women are rescuing retired battery chickens by giving them a new home. They own around 60 hens and half of them are former battery …

The Long and Glorious History of Cat Ladies

You’ve seen them on television. You might know one in real life. Perhaps you even aspire to <i>be</i> one. Cat ladies have been around since time immemorial. …

Pets

Fake Winds and High Ceilings Make the Perfect Test for this Enormous Parachute

<b>April 10, 1990</b>: This is what happens when you unfurl a massive parachute in the world’s largest wind tunnel.<p>The Pioneer Aerospace Parafoil, also …

We Made Victorian Condoms and It Was Much Grosser Than We Expected

Way back in September, our very own Esther Inglis-Arkell found a recipe for condoms from 1844. It was only two paragraphs long, so we thought, how …

Condoms

The Fingerprints of Water on Sand Are Like a Living Organism

Nature is filled with repeating patterns. Take this image of dried-up riverbeds in Oman, which could just as easily be the subterranean root …

Space

Toronto’s Giant "Story Pod" Unfolds into an Open-Air Library for Public Reading

Architecture studio AKB is bewitching Toronto's book lovers with an inviting design known as the Story Pod. As its name suggests, it's a pod for stories. Located near Main Street in the town of Newmarket, the compact construction serves its purpose as a book exchange where visitors can take a book, …

The Weird, Sketchy History of Internet Cafes

Internet cafes started as coffee shops where you could check email. But over the years, people turned them into dens for sharing pirated music, …

Café

The Daily Lives Of Superheroes And Villains By Daniel Picard

Canada-based photographer Daniel Picard LOVES pop culture. He loves it so much, in fact, that he’s created an extensive photo series exploring what …

Pop Culture

Why has Jennifer Lawrence been removed from Hunger Games posters in Israel?

Posters for The Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2 have reportedly been censored in two Jewish cities, Jerusalem and Bnei Brak, with star Jennifer Lawrence removed to leave only the flaming “mockingjay” background.<p>Examples of the Lawrence-free poster, seen below, have been shared by the Israeli …

Posters

These amazing cartoons say a lot about the modern world

<b>Steve Cutts is an illustrator and animator from London. He doesn’t like consumerism’s hold over us, as you may be able to tell by his cartoons.</b><p>They …

Listen To 230-Ft Organ That Uses The Sea To Make Haunting Music In Croatia

In a mesmerizing collaboration between mankind and the elements, this 230-foot sea-organ in Croatia harnesses the energy of the winds and waters of …

Gluten-Free Art Museum Lets You Enjoy Famous Artworks Without Gluten

In one of the weirdest Internet art projects we’ve ever seen, French graphic artist Arthur Coulet has created a Tumblr called the Gluten-Free Museum …

Bright Lights, Big Parties: Diwali Around the World

Every year, Diwali revelers brighten the sky with fireworks and their homes with candles and lamps in celebration of the five-day festival of lights (starting October 19 this year). It is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs, and Jains, in countries as diverse as India, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Burma, Mauritius, …

Steampunk-Themed Bar Hypnotizes Guests with Moving Kinetic Sculptures

The Enigma Cafe and Bar in Cluj-Napoca, Romania, is the perfect caffeination destination for fans of steampunk. Its unconventional decor includes a variety of visually interesting features such as metal gears, machine parts, and a mysteriously mechanical cyclist dressed in a gas mask. Although …