Adorable images of pups in mid-shake

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 30 October 2014

We all know how cute puppies are, but they get even cuter when they’re caught mid-shake! These pictures are from photographer Carli Davidson for her Shake Puppies series of 61 pups. From an adorably wrinkly shar pei to a blue-eyed pit bull, this collection of photos is part of Davidson’s new book, which, as it […]

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Chinese artist uses his tongue to paint ‘masterpieces’

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Friday 31 October 2014

Chinese artist Han Ziaoming has found a very unique way of creating his fine art. Instead of a brush, this creative guy uses his tongue to paint! But fear not-he doesn’t use acrylic or oil paints on his canvases, but rather sweetened food dye.

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This incredible hyper-realistic cat latte art is almost too real to drink!

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By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Friday 31 October 2014

In Japan, the latest trend in coffee is hyperrealistic drawings. Although the newest art style called super-kawaii – a 3-D sculpture of latte foam into various animal shapes– is taking off, Twitter user @dongurinekobei sets higher standards in the art of coffee drawings.

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Now you can curl up in a sheepskin bean bag… for $1,200

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 30 October 2014

Remember when bean bags were all the rage? And remember how they only cost around $20? Those were the days! In the 21st century, the bean bag has had quite the makeover and is being marketed towards the more luxury buyers, all thanks to a little bit of sheepskin. The Parker Wool Bean Bag is a contemporary take on the traditional bean bag, constructed of natural sheepskin from tanneries in New Zealand, Australia, and Northern European countries.

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Why make art when you can get industrious ants to make it for you?

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Thursday 30 October 2014

If you don’t like bugs then stop reading now. Otherwise you need to check out this awesome installation! Live/Work is an art work by Brad Troemel which consists of a number of clear plexiglass container filled with coloured translucent gel and suspended from the ceiling.

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Keep calm at the doctors with the resident stress reliever: a ginger tabby cat!

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Thursday 30 October 2014

Visiting the doctor can be a really terrifying experience if you think about all those needles, all those tools poking and prodding you, and of course, all those diagnoses. But one clinic in China has kept their patients’ worries at bay by employing the help of a four-legged friend.

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Cool things that multi-task better than you and I: this dining table that doubles as a pool table

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 30 October 2014

It might look like any other dining table at first glance, but this is actually a multitasking table designed by Fusion Tables. On the surface, this table has been crafted to modern perfection with a sleek wooden finish that comfortably seats 10 people for any dinner party.

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Beautiful portraits of albinos by Gustavo Lacerda

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 30 October 2014

Brazilian photographer Gustavo Lacerda wanted to give albino people the chance to feel their importance, so over three years, he found people to photograph for his series, Albinos.

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If life came with IKEA instructions, here’s what they’d look like

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 30 October 2014

If only we had these sooner! UK-based artist James Chapman teaches us meaningful life lessons in a series he recently did for BuzzFeed. Illustrating the iconic style of IKEA instruction guides, he gives us the lowdown on what to do in certain situations. For instance, when you’re in a job interview, it’s best not to […]

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A visit to this Australian National Heritage national park provides an unparalleled rugged experience

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By Kenny Ong in Cool Travel on Thursday 30 October 2014

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Rising abruptly from the surrounding Western Plains, the Grampians (Gariwerd) is a series of striking and rugged sandstone mountain ranges and forests rich in wildlife. A national park in Victoria, Australia, the 167,219-hectare (413,210-acre) park is 260 kilometers (160 miles) west of Melbourne and 460 kilometers (290 miles) east of Adelaide.

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The Co-Create Series: Michael Corridore’s photography inspired by a Dali authored cookbook

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By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Thursday 30 October 2014

For the Co-Create series, we’ve invited six of Australia’s most talented creative talents to produce original work exclusively for Lost At E Minor inspired by some of their favourite posts on the site and using only the Microsoft Surface Pro 3. In this installment, Cannes Gold Lion winning photographer, Michael Corridore, took inspiration from these illustrations in a Salvador Dali authored cookbook. These are his words about the creative process.

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This little girl’s Minnie Mouse LED stick figure suit puts all our Halloween costumes to shame

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Thursday 30 October 2014

When little Zoey went to Disneyland for a Halloween party, her daddy made her a glow-in-the-dark Minnie Mouse stick figure suit that must have blown all the competition out of the house. Of course, her daddy is Royce Hutain, whom we’ve previously featured here on the site for his LED stickman suits . For the sound-responsive […]

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Did you know the harvesting of marble would be this beautiful?

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By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Thursday 30 October 2014

I’ve always loved marble for its elegant nonchalance but boy, was I even more awe-struck when I chanced upon this short film directed by Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani. I watched, utterly transfixed, at how marble is actually harvested at a marble quarry in the Apuan Alps, Northwest Italy, in such heart-stopping colossal slabs […]

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This former public bus in St. Petersburg is now a hip nightclub on wheels

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By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Thursday 30 October 2014

In its previous life, this Barbus Maxi was just an old and cranky Ikarus 280 public bus making its tired rounds around the Russian City. On its retirement, it was given a second chance, taken completely apart and relaunched as a mobile nightclub! The renovations included a dance floor, lounge, fully stocked bar and a toilet.

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This woman walked the streets of New York and recorded all the harassment she got from strange men along the way

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Thursday 30 October 2014

Here is a glimpse of a day in the life of an average woman in NYC. You wake up, throw on jeans and a t-shirt and leave for the subway. Catcalls are a part of your day. It’s almost second nature at this point. You know walking down the street looking average will at least warrant a, ‘Hey. How you doin’?’ from the bored man in a lawn chair sitting near his favorite bodega.

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