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Inigo del Castillo

Inigo is a writer and graphic designer from Manila, Philippines. He is a soldier of love who will carry you on his strong back of awesomeness when the zombie apocalypse arrives.

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Beautiful self-depreciating puns highlight the plight of discarded items on the street

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 29 May 2015

San Francisco-based artist Annica Lydenberg gives discarded items on the street a voice to communicate their plights by painting them with witty self-depreciating puns.

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This little flower pot in Portland is actually the smallest park in the world

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Friday 29 May 2015

What is this? A park for ants? This is Mill Ends Park in Portland, Oregon. Though it might look like just a simple flower pot in the middle of the road, it’s actually the world’s smallest park, measuring only two feet in diameter.

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Four friends travel the world to see famous scenes from film and TV

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Friday 29 May 2015

In their series ‘Fan Girl Quest’, best of friends Tiia, Satu, Johanna, and Essi, visit iconic places around the world that have a special place in pop culture. Once there, they juxtapose a famous scene from a TV series or a movie against the same background, creating a one-of-a-kind souvenir to take home.

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Someone’s already made LEGO replicas of the vehicles from Mad Max Fury Road

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 29 May 2015

If you’ve seen the film ‘Mad Max: Fury Road’ (which you totally should have by now), you’d have already been blown away by the intricate design of each vehicle. The life-size ones are obviously a sight to see, but apparently, their tiny versions are equally amazing as well.

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Attention-grabbing testicle-shaped bike lights make rides safer for cyclists in the dark

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 29 May 2015

Well, that’s one way to get anyone’s attention. Two Toronto-based designers have come up with a novel solution to help increase cyclist visibility at night: Bike Balls, modified tail lights that look like a pair of bobbing, glowing testicles. You read that right. A pair of nuts can save human lives!

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Portable 50-ft slide lets you have a mini water park right in your own backyard

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 28 May 2015

If you have a spacious backyard and an extra $1,300 lying around, you can purchase this portable 50-ft slide and have your very own private water park at home. Called the Super Sweet Slide, it’s very much like the Wham-O product Slip N’ Slide – except this one’s on steroids. It’s 50-feet long and 10-feet wide, able to give people a longer and more fulfilling ride.

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Rich Star Trek fan builds himself a $100-million building that looks like the USS Enterprise

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By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Thursday 28 May 2015

In China, a wealthy tech executive has put his hard-earned money to good use: by giving mankind a real life USS Enterprise – albeit one that doesn’t fly.

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Artist manipulates glass rods to turn them into elegant plant sculptures

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 28 May 2015

Hard to believe a fragile material like glass can be manipulated to mimic complex forms such as corals, petals, seaweed, and jellyfish. But in the hands of Columbia, Georgia-based artist Emily Williams, it definitely can.

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This dog is determined to solve how to get his giant stick past this bridge

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 28 May 2015

Narrow passageways: the arch nemesis of every dog with a giant stick. In the video below, a dog encounters a puzzling dilemma as he tries to carry a big stick home. Faced with a footbridge that’s too narrow for the stick to fit through, the dog tries to go through and around the obstacle, but […]

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Vain elephant takes guy’s GoPro and snaps his own ‘elphie’

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 28 May 2015

And they don’t need selfie sticks either. Recently in Koh Phangan, Thailand, tourist Christian LeBlanc was feeding an elephant some bananas when the pachyderm took his GoPro and snapped its own version of a selfie: an ‘Elphie’.

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Thousands of gigantic jellyfish are amassing off the coast of Britain

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 28 May 2015

Off the coast of Britain, giant jellyfish measuring up to five feet are appearing in the tens of thousands, making sure we never set foot in the water ever again. The barrel jellyfish, a species common in the northeast Atlantic and Mediterranean, is the largest species found in the UK.

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Aerial photos show London’s intricate and stunning beauty at night

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 28 May 2015

Hovering at 6,000 feet above London, photographer Vincent Laforet was able to capture and share with us the stunning view that only birds (and people on red eye flights) can admire: the historic city teeming with bright lights and activity at night.

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Miniature figures perfectly capture how it feels like working in an ad agency

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 27 May 2015

Columbus, Ohio-based brand strategist Derrick Lin has an ongoing Instagram project that shows us what it’s like to go through hell work at an ad agency.

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Baby goes in cabinet, mischievous cat intentionally shuts the door

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 27 May 2015

This is solid, irrefutable proof that cats are out to get us. In the footage below, a baby climbs inside a cabinet as his cat friend (or so he thinks) watches on. Having had enough of this baby’s shenanigans, the cat hops up on the cabinet door and closes it – with conviction!

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These isopod plush dolls from japan are even better than your old teddy bear

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 27 May 2015

Awww, aren’t they just adorable? In Japan, online store ‘Hamee Strapya World’ is selling the perfect cuddle buddy: a giant isopod plush doll that looks just like the real thing.

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