Instead of throwing away broken skateboard decks, 22-year-old Nick Pourfard has found a way to bring them back to life, albeit in a different form as a musical instrument.
If you’re not into sewing, the concept is definitely bizarre: a cafe in the heart of Paris chockablock full of sewing machines. Ok, if you are into sewing, it’s still kind of strange, but Sweat Shop is one of those cutesy little cafes in Paris you just have to see, at least once. Maybe twice if you want to fix that zipper.
There’s one restaurant you probably shouldn’t take your grandma to, unless, of course she’s as open minded as you: Bangkok’s Cabbages & Condoms.
Look out your window – what do you see? How does it make you feel? In the ‘Windows of the World‘ series, photographers from 27 countries were given a simple brief: ‘Take two photos of the view from your window – one in the morning and one in the evening. Then write what you see and how it makes you feel’.
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You can’t get much for a buck these days – perhaps a stick of gum (if you’re lucky) or a couple of stamps. Well, that is if you’re living in New York. But what about other parts of the world? A dollar might not get you too far in NYC but in other countries, it can buy you a bottle of wine, an espresso and even a foot massage.
New Zealand looks like the place to go if you want to get your street art noticed. Back in 2013, artist Paul Walsh painted a Grumpy Cat on a wall at his local dog park (after a few beers) but it got painted over. Locals were upset, petitioned the council and low and behold, a local newspaper published what had happened.
Regardless of whether or not you consider yourself a digital native, learning about tech is important. But learning some basic tech skills doesn’t have to mean selling your soul, or changing your lifestyle.
The British ‘elderly people’ road sign is a little outdated, so a competition was launched to redesign the sign.
You’re keen to travel and you’ve heard wonders about cruises. But being stuck on board a massive ship with tourists 24/7 for an entire week just isn’t your thing. But you still want a cruise experience. Gosh, you’re demanding! But lucky for you, South Korea offers just this.
Peking Duk first took Australia by storm with the release of their 2012 bootleg remix of Passion Pit’s Take A Walk. Now this Aussie duo – made up of Reuben Styles and Adam Hyde – is taking their music halfway around the world on a global tour that takes them to iconic cities such as Las Vegas, Singapore and Miami.
More than 5,000 entries were submitted for this year’s Drone Aerial Photography Contest, and the winners were finally announced. The competition was judged on creativity and photographic quality, with the winners displaying all this and more.
Taxi companies of the world, take note. Designer Sanket Avlani has created ‘Taxi Fabric‘, a Mumbai-based project that reupholsters taxi cab interiors with the work of emerging designers.
Your move, Dave Grohl. In Italy, a thousand musicians came together and played the Foo Fighters’ ‘Learn to Fly’ in an attempt to persuade the band to hold another concert there.
For the past five years, Texas-based crochet artist ‘Geeky Hooker’ has been turning her favourite pop culture characters into adorable little dolls. But rather than keeping the collection all to herself, she gives them away for adoption!
In Mexico, a youth organization collaborated with the local government to bring change to an impoverished community by turning their entire neighbourhood into a massive mural.