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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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This Sydney artist turned a dreary freeway underpass into a glowing golden forest

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 23 October 2014

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How in the world can art help in deterring crime? By turning dark, dangerous highway underpasses into enchanted golden forests that glow, that’s how! ‘Aspire’ by Warren Langley is a public art installation located underneath the Western Distributor at Ultimo. It was created to not only to spruce up the site, but also provide additional illumination for cautious pedestrians.

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Weird terrariums make plants look like they have legs

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 22 October 2014

Groot, is that you? Milan-based designer and creative director Matteo Cibic has created a collection of surreal terrariums that let plants stand on their own two feet – if plants had feet, that is.

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A panorama glitch gave this woman super long selfie arms

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 22 October 2014

Are you sure this is a museum? It sure looks like the X-Men mansion to me! Reddit user ‘Strid3r21’ was taking a panorama photo of the Field Museum of Natural History in Chicago, Illinois when he caught one interesting subject: a woman doing a selfie with a really long arm! While it would be really […]

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This might look like the scene of an accident, but it’s actually an art installation in Melbourne

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 22 October 2014

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Nobody panic just yet! This isn’t the sight of a tragic accident, it’s actually a theatrical tribute to one of Melbourne’s classics: the W-class ‘rattler’ tram! Raising the Rattler Pole is a massive art installation by artist and designer David Michael Bell, wherein he created a 1:1 replica of Tram 1040, the last tram built to service Bourke Street in 1956.

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Cool mum dresses her baby in new costumes each day until Halloween

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 22 October 2014

New York-based writer and mum Jessica Chavkin just can’t wait for Halloween. In fact to show her excitement, she’s counting down the days by dressing up her baby, Noah, in a different costume every day. ‘Since Halloween is my favorite holiday, and Noah is my favorite thing ever, we are celebrating by counting down with […]

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Pandas gang up on their zookeeper after he tried giving them medicine

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Here’s something new we learned today: apparently, pandas do not like medicine. In fact, they’ll smother you with fluffy if you as so much try to give them their daily prescription. In the video below, a zookeeper tries to give medicine to two pandas. The pandas, however, mistook the man’s presence as a time for […]

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Meet Bailey, the talented dog behind the famous meme

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Meet Bailey, a talented Golden Retriever who gets into hilarious everyday situations. If she looks familiar, it’s because she’s a famous meme! You know, the one where she’s wearing a necktie and she’s happily typing on a laptop. The caption reads: ‘I have no idea what I’m doing’. That’s Bailey! A few days ago, her […]

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This is what animals would look like if they were fruits and vegetables

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Vegetarians, look away now. In her bizarre photo series ‘Animal Food’, artist Sarah DeRemer digitally manipulated images of animals to look like chopped up pieces of fruits and vegetables. Some of her animals include the Hippotato, the Frovocado, the Limon, and of course, the Kiwi. The series gives us food for thought (no pun intended) […]

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Etsy store turns famous people into highly-detailed hand-painted wooden mannequins

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Wooden mannequins are basically undistinguishable from one another; they have the same arms, legs, torsos, and even facial features. But in the hands of Argentina-based artist Mauro Fazzini, each mannequin takes on a life of its own. For his Etsy store ‘Art Duritos’, he turns 12-inch wooden mannequins into highly-detailed art dolls of famous personalities […]

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How to draw a perfect circle freehand: Yes, it is possible!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 21 October 2014

No one thought it was possible. Until now. In the tutorial video below, YouTuber Dave Hax shows us how to draw a perfect circle freehand. The technique is so simple, it’ll make you wonder why no one thought of it before: you use your wrist, knuckles, or fingers as your pivot. From there, you spin […]

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This tarantula is as big as a puppy and its legs are a foot long!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 21 October 2014

Harvard University entomologist and photographer Piotr Naskrecki was taking a leisurely nighttime stroll in the jungles of Guyana when he stumbled upon what seem to be a puppy-sized mammal. Curious, he investigated, only to realize that the furry creature was actually the stuff of nightmares: the South American Goliath Birdeater tarantula, reputedly the world’s largest species of arachnid.

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The views inside this $79.5 million New York City penthouse are simply breathtaking!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Monday 20 October 2014

If you’re looking for a new home and you have $79.5-million to spare, head on over to 432 Park Avenue. The newly-built 1,396-foot skyscraper is the tallest residential tower in the entire Western hemisphere and its penthouse will give you unparalleled, 360-degree views of all of New York City. The tower is located between streets […]

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Lost? These GPS shoes will guide you home! Interview with the designer

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 20 October 2014

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If you’re lost these days, finding your way home is as easy as clicking your shoes together. At least, if you’re wearing Dominic Wilcox’s GPS shoes. We interviewed him to get more juicy details and the backstory behind his unique pair of shoes and if we’ll actually see them on the streets in the near future. [read our original post about the GPS shoes here]

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Artist gives the Starbucks mermaid a makeover every time he draws on the cups

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 17 October 2014

Who knew the Starbucks mermaid could also be Colonel Sanders, Thomas the Train, and Goku? Instead of throwing out his used coffee cups, artist Soo Min Kim reuses them as his canvas. Armed with a green marker, he carefully dabs in the details in and around the mermaid’s face, turning her completely into a different […]

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Chilling photo series shows us 10 really unexpected murder weapons

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 17 October 2014

Often, the usual murder weapons would either be a gun or something with a pointy edge. But a spoon? That’s a pretty unconventional – not to mention agonizingly long – way to die. In the series ‘Murder Weapons’, photographer Ed James documents 10 weird and unusual items used in horrifying murders.

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