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Bulldog Paralyzed In His Hind Legs Since He Was a Puppy Takes His First Steps

Spencer the Bulldog has been paralyzed in his hind legs since he was a puppy and because of this, he has never been able to walk around like a …

Engagement ring with opal and diamonds. Opal ring set. Leaf engagement ring set. 14k rose gold opal ring.

Engagement ring with opal and diamonds. Opal ring set. Leaf engagement ring set. 14k rose gold opal ring.<p>Opal engagement ring set. This is a beautiful engagement ring set with an opal in the center. Each leaf has a diamond in it. The 2 rings fit perfectly together.<br>The set can be made with another …

Meet Peeps, The Duckling Who Was Raised In A Beard

What a great place to grow up.<p>All photos via Reddit.

How to Go With the Ebb and Flow of Relationships

Relationships ebb and flow, like the waves of the sea. They swell with intimacy, passion, and energy and then naturally wane through periodic episodes of separateness, quietness and space. Attachment and connection, followed by detachment and disconnection. Up and down, back and forth, give and …

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31 Insanely Clever Remodeling Ideas For Your New Home

Can you get through this post without calling your contractor?

Surreal Door to Nowhere Spotted in the Alps

On a mountain, high in the Northern Limestone Alps, located in Bavaria, Germany, sits a lone door. Photographer James Hilgenberg captured this stunning shot of the entrance way as it leads to a view of breathtaking beauty.<p>“I saw this door in the Alps this year,” he wrote on National Geographic's …

More Incredible Screw Art Portraits by Andrew Myers

California-based artist Andrew Myers, best known for his screw art pieces, continues to astound us with his body of work. Each meticulously crafted creation is a testament to the artist's time-consuming efforts. Somewhere between a portrait and a sculpture, many of Myers' works rely on his keen eye …

"Time Capsule" Apartment in Paris Found Untouched for 70 Years

Some people might take a vacation and leave their residence unmanned for a few weeks or even months, but one apartment in Paris was left isolated for about 70 years. The beautifully preserved space, which belonged to the granddaughter of the late Parisian socialite and actress Marthe de Florian, …

10 Awesome New Species Discovered in 2013

Geckos and shrubs and sharks, oh my! 2013 was a big year for new species. Scientists found hundreds of them this year. Here are some of our favorites.<p>…

This Video Demonstrating Eternal Dog Friendship Will Tear Your Heart To Pieces

Anytime something involving dogs, friendship and heartbreak appears online, my mind immediately goes to <i>Futurama</i> and “Jurassic Bark.” I can’t help it and I am aware that it is tired and played out at this point. But with this example of eternal dog friendship, I have no choice but to make the …

'A Neverending Story' Characters Reinterpreted In 2014

A Neverending Story (1984) was pretty much a staple movie in anyone's VHS collection in the 1980's - a tale of magic & hope against the forces of …

Absolutely Stunning Glass Sculptures Of Deadly Viruses

HIV, Swine Flu, E. Coli, SARS, Malaria and Small Pox.<p>You've heard the names of these deadly pathogens but thanks to the exquisite work of visual …

Adorable Swimming Pigs Share Tourist Beaches In The Bahamas

We promise, we're not making this up.<p>Located in the Bahamas is an island officially known as Big Major Cay (or rather Pig Island to the locals and …

Homeless Couple Gets A Home On Christmas Eve, Thanks To Innovative ‘Occupy’ Group

For many couples, the thought of living together in a 96-square-foot house sounds awful. But for Chris Derrick and Betty Ybarra, it’s a Christmas …

Kicked to the Curb on Christmas

You chose her out of a lineup in a parking lot. You paid top price. She submitted to your every will and you tied her up. She spread her arms and offered you everything.<p>She was nightmarishly high maintenance. You gave her a pretty skirt, tons of jewelry, and plenty to drink. When that wasn't …

Amazing Ballpoint Pen and Gold Leaf Drawings by Rebecca Yanovskaya

Toronto-based artist Rebecca Yanovskaya recently completed the second piece in her <i>Winged</i> series of ballpoint pen and gold leaf drawings on Moleskine. Called <i>Descent of Man</i>, the bowing angel took the artist about two weeks to fully create. It's the sequel to the first piece shown below called <i>Ascent</i> …

Mesmerizing Wall Collages Made of Paper and Plastic Cups

New York-based artist Lisa Hoke creates colorful wall collages out of an assortment of disposable items. Working extensively with paper and plastic cups, the artist installs each of her multilayered murals in eye-catching patterns. She playfully transforms each room into a magnificent spectacle …

A Cabin so Small it Doesn’t Even Require a Permit

In 2010, Finnish designer Robin Falck wanted to build a place he could call his own. While hiking in the woods he found a beautiful location for a …

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Surreal Storytelling Illustrations by Andrew Ferez

Moscow-based Russian illustrator Andrew Ferez, aka 25kartinok, creates surreal scenes, each with their own fantastical narratives, that seamlessly merge various opposing elements. Digitally drawing his elaborate renderings, Ferez's work has a dark, fantasy-driven appeal. The digital artist manages …

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Singapore's Beautifully Soulful Willow House

Built in Singapore, the <i>Willow House</i> is an open and airy home designed to invite as much of the outdoors inside. Created by Guz Architects, the home rests atop a small hill and was built to capture as much of Singapore's seldom wind and cross breeze as possible. To do this, the architects left the …

Cloody the Bunny Takes A Bath

Cloody the Bunny is seen here deliriously enjoying a bath. While it is true that rabbits are usually self-cleaning animals, Cloody doesn’t seem to …

Rabbits

Introducing Quirky the Blind Kitten

(Video Link)<p>We've already seen just how adorable and capable blind kittens can be when Oskar the Blind Kitten hit the scene back in 2011. But now …

Hubble captures Horsehead nebula in stunning infrared

I just rewatched Ridley Scott's "Prometheus," and I think the soundtrack's opening horn melody would go perfectly with this NASA pic.<p>The Hubble Space Telescope has photographed the Horsehead Nebula in stunning detail. The nebula, about 1,500 light years away in the constellation of Orion, was …

Astronomy

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

Sunset in the Alps

Sunrise in the snowy woods

Ten of the world's most mind-blowing landscapes

Gazing at a remarkable view for the first time is one of travel’s greatest thrills – and these 10 landscapes are among the most mind-blowing we’ve ever seen.<p>Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA<p>Yellowstone National Park has an embarrassment of astonishing sights, from the thundering waterfalls of …

National Parks