Macro photography captures the incredible world of cat eyes

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 27 August 2015

Philadelphia-based photographer Andrew Marttila has us all in awe with his cat eye series. While he’s done photo shoots with cat celebs like Grumpy Cat and Lil Bub, it’s his macro photography that really allows us to see cats in a different light.

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Yay! Let’s watch a video full of words women HATE (NSFWish)

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 28 August 2015

Flap. Curd. Chunky. Panties. Squirt. Moist. Moist panties. There, all those disgusting and gross words have been said so we never have to say them again, ever. But you can hear them over and over in this video about words women absolutely hate.

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These photos document the moment a woman comes out to her parents

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 28 August 2015

London-based Paola Parades wanted to capture her coming out moment with her parents on camera. While her sisters knew she was gay, it was her mother and father who were in the dark. So she set up three cameras around the dinner table at her parents’ home in Ecuador and began the conversation.

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We’re slightly turned on by this coffee photo series (and you will be too)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 28 August 2015

Forgive us for getting so worked up over a humble cup of joe but Aussie photog Brooke Holm has made our caffeinated dreams come true with her Coffee Still Lives photo series.

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This kid belts out an Adele tune like nobody’s business

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Friday 28 August 2015

Tom Bleasby. Remember that name because this British kid is going places. He just recorded a cover of Adele’s Someone Like You and totally nailed it in one take.

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Creative teen takes the fashion world by storm with fabulous dresses

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 28 August 2015

In Thailand, one teen is proving that you don’t need a lot of money to look fabulous. Just maybe a lot of banana leaves, corrugated sheets, and other everyday items.

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Hooray, Australia’s Steadfast Outback Air Race has taken off!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Friday 28 August 2015

The 2015 Steadfast Foundation Outback Air Race (SOAR) took off on 23rd August and is running until 4th September this year. It is one of Australia’s greatest charity events: over the course of two weeks, SOAR plans to raise a whopping $300,000 for the Royal Flying Doctor Service (RFDS).

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This baby kangaroo and baby emu cuddle sandwich will make you go awww

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Friday 28 August 2015

At the Wild Action Zoo in Victoria, Australia, a baby kangaroo suddenly found himself part of a cuddle sandwich after two baby emus moved in and instantly became BFFs with him.

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Lids with lips will make you hot for your cup of coffee

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 27 August 2015

We know everyone loves their morning cup of coffee, but we didn’t think they’d go this far! Korean designer Jang Woo-Seok has come up with a cup lid that you kiss in order to drink.

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Forget the plates! This restaurant in Florida serves its sushi on naked women (NSFW)

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Thursday 27 August 2015

Some of us prefer to have our raw fish served on plates. I know, it’s crazy. But travel to Florida and you can have an all-you-can-eat sushi buffet served on a naked woman.

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True love is about reaching a compromise on your superhero wedding cake

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 27 August 2015

When it was time to pick a cake design for their wedding, one UK couple ran into a dilemma: the bride wanted a traditional cake, while the groom wanted to have a superhero theme. Uh-oh. So what did they do? They made a compromise, of course!

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Clever newborn photo shoot with puppy stops people asking about having a baby

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 27 August 2015

An Australian couple has figured out how to stop in-laws from ever asking about babies. The solution: a photoshoot with a newborn puppy.

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This Del Kathryn Barton tissue art was rescued from the bin and turned into a masterpiece

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By Mark Gowing in New Art on Thursday 27 August 2015

Artist Tim Moore accumulated this collection of found blotting tissues while working as an assistant to Australian artist Del Kathryn Barton. One afternoon while Moore was doing the weekly studio clean-up he opened a couple of the scrunched-up tissues.

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Find your inner peace by breaking stuff in this rage room

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Trends on Thursday 27 August 2015

Over at the Rage Room in Toronto, visitors get treated to a soothing experience like no other. No, I’m not talking about meditation. I’m talking about taking a bat and smashing stuff.

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A deadly shooting interrupts morning TV in Virginia (warning: graphic content)

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Thursday 27 August 2015

A young journalist and cameraman are dead and a Chamber of Commerce representative is fighting for her life after a disgruntled former employee of the TV station WDBJ allegedly opened fire on the news crew early Wednesday morning.

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