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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 baby orca shows us what true happiness is all about

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 28 July 2015

In the Salish Sea near British Columbia, Canada, naturalist Clint Rivers photographed a baby orca who perfectly captures that happy feeling we get on Fridays.

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Bread loaf that looks like a pug is just too cute to eat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Tuesday 28 July 2015

Don’t you wish you could just bite a pug because they’re so dang cute? Well, now you can! English baker Miss Insomnia Tulip of Lou Lou P’s Delights has baked a loaf of bread that looks like a realistic pug.

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These portraits of body parts will make you think they’re real

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Monday 27 July 2015

Creative husband-and-wife Corey Oda Popp and Kit King have collaborated to make hyperrealistic portraits that will trick you into thinking you’re looking at photos instead of paintings.

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If Nintendo made a smartphone, it would probably look like this

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Monday 27 July 2015

Bangkok-based designer Pierre Cerveau brings back childhood memories after he released a glorious concept: the Smart Boy, a Nintendo Game Boy-inspired smartphone. What sets it apart from smartphones currently out on the market is that it integrates modern-day technology with nostalgia. For instance, it features a power-saving 8-bit mode; an attachable ‘Game Bat’ controller, which […]

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Leaves and coffee combine to make tiny but beautiful paintings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Saturday 25 July 2015

In his ‘#ZeroWasteCoffee’ series, Indonesian artist Ghidaq al-Nazir creates whimsical paintings by putting together two unconventional materials: leaves and coffee.

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Fake eyelashes made of plants know what natural beauty is all about

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Saturday 25 July 2015

Looking to address how cosmetic companies are labelling their products as so-called ‘natural’, designer Mary Graham from London’s Kingston University made a set of fake eyelashes that take the concept of ‘natural’ quite literally.

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Infographic ranks which spaceships are the fastest in sci-fi history

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Saturday 25 July 2015

As we celebrate our first high-resolution glimpse of Pluto, many of us begin to wonder: how can we reach it?

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These lamps look more like see-through boxes full of milk

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 24 July 2015

Kazakhstan-based designer Nissa Kinjalina has created a clever lamp that doubles as an illusion reminiscent of 2D drawings.

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A healthy seaweed that tastes like bacon has just been invented

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 24 July 2015

At the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Oregon State University, scientists have come up with a strain of seaweed that is not only healthy, but also tastes like everyone’s favourite food: bacon.

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If the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles looked like the artists they were named after

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 24 July 2015

Cowabunga! Kiwi artist Owen Dippie just put up a mural in Brooklyn that depicts the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, albeit with less shells and green skin. At a wall along the railway track, Dippie combines pop culture with classical art by creating an artwork that sees the beloved turtles as the Renaissance artists they were […]

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Clever shower curtain will stab you if you take too long

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 24 July 2015

How to make sure your roommate doesn’t take too long in the shower? You have them stabbed, but in a gentle manner, of course. Six years ago, London-based artist Elisabeth Buecher created a clever contraption that kicks you out of the shower using plastic spikes.

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Artist chops up paper to create these hyper-realistic photos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 23 July 2015

South Korean artist Yoo Hyun creates portraits of iconic figures using an unconventional medium. While other artists use ink to depict their works, Yoo on the other hand, uses space.

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Put rainbows in your home with this Nyan Cat paint roller

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 23 July 2015

In celebration of same-sex marriage legalization all over the US, hobbyist Antzy Carmasaic decided that it wasn’t enough to turn his Facebook profile picture into a rainbow – he had to include everything else as well!

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Instagram photos of strangers get better after this guy doodles on them

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 23 July 2015

In the hands of New Delhi-based artist Suraj Sirohi, oranges come to life, a dog gets pampered, and a koala mistakes a guitar for a tree. How does he do it? Definitely not by using filters.

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Watermelon carved into a dragon will forever change the way you see this fruit

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 23 July 2015

Everybody loves watermelon – that is until it tries to set you on fire. Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica has set the bar for carving fruit by turning a beloved summer food item into a menacing, realistic dragon head.

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