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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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Get your beard into the holiday spirit with these beard baubles

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 15 December 2014

Don’t let your beard be left out of the holiday festivities, decorate it with these special beard ornaments! ‘Beard Baubles’ are miniature adornments that you can hang on your adornment. It was developed by designers Mike Kennedy and Pauline Ashford of ad firm Grey London after the agency requested for a festive gift idea.

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Here’s how you can make your very own glow-in-the-dark table

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 15 December 2014

It’s time to put those long hours in woodshop class to work! Mike Warren of Dollar Store Crafts created this alien-like glow-in-the-dark table, and he shared the process on how to make one over on Instructables.

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These surreal sculptures will change the way you look at the human body

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 12 December 2014

Am I seeing double, triple, or quadruple, even? Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki creates surreal human figures that are bound to haunt your dreams. Using camphor wood and paint, he carves life-sized sculptures that have multiple features, from a woman with three sets of eyes, to another lady with at least eight heads. Sometimes he even […]

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This mug helps you drink every last drop of coffee

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 12 December 2014

Every last drop of overpriced coffee counts! ‘Goat’ is an innovative mug designed to help coffee drinkers finish their cup of joe – down to the last drop. Its peculiar shape and name pays tribute to the animal who discovered this beloved drink back in 9th century Ethiopia. Developed by design studio ‘Desnahemisfera’, the mug […]

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Poor puppies stranded on a glass bridge get saved by kind-hearted security guards

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Friday 12 December 2014

Whew that was a close one! Several stray puppies recently got stranded on a 590-ft tall bridge at the Shiniuzhai Scenic Spot in China. The bridge, one of the highest in the world, is partially composed of glass paneling – a popular feature among tourists but apparently not so much with adorable little animals.

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Artist reimagines fungi specimens as cute plush toys and brooches

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 11 December 2014

Vancouver-based artist Hine Mizushima has a knack for taking creepy, icky things and turning them into soft, plush, and huggable works of art. Take for example her collection of hand-stitched fungi specimens. Normally, these organisms are better left out in the wild or on someone’s kitchen chopping board, but thanks to Mizushima’s handiwork, they’re now […]

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Owl escapes falcons by hiding in the water, also does a majestic butterfly stroke

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

Well, there’s something you don’t see every day. Photographer and bird watcher Steve Spitzer was out one morning along the Loyola Park Beach in Chicago when he spotted something peculiar: an owl swimming across Lake Michigan.

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Cat’s green fur sparks online outrage, turns out cat is the culprit after all

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 10 December 2014

In Varna, Bulgaria, a cat has been attracting the attention of residents – not for its plush, huggable fur, but for its green, Hulk-like appearance! The green feline, which can be easily spotted hanging around town, has sparked outrage among netizens, leading them to start a manhunt for the prankster who gave it its peculiar color. A Facebook page, called Punishment to the perpetrator of this criminal act!, has even been set up. Members called for severe punishment to whoever did this heinous act, stating that dying a cat green is animal cruelty.

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Hikers find a frozen lake so clear, it looks like you’re walking on air

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 10 December 2014

Located in the High Tatras Mountains in Slovakia is a frozen lake with water so crystal clear, you can see the rocks and boulders at the bottom in HD quality. One of the hikers in the video, Tomas Nunuk, appears to be walking on air, his feet levitating a few feet above ground.

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Shirokuma: an adorable polar bear that goes fishing in your cup of tea

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 9 December 2014

Why should ordinary tea bag holders hold your warm, relaxing drink when a polar bear can do it for you? ‘Shirokuma’ is an adorable tea bag holder disguised as a polar bear on a fishing trip atop a snowy landscape. To secure your tea bag, simply hook the string around the fishing stick’s loop and it’ll look as if the bear is ice fishing for oolong or green tea. The lid it sits on doubles as a plate for serving biscuits.

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A photo series that juxtaposes dogs with famous authors

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 9 December 2014

About a year ago, Italian photographer Dan Bannino adopted a shelter dog named Rothko. It was through Rothko that he realized how many dogs around the world suffered from deplorable living conditions. The series ‘Poetic Dogs’, which juxtaposes dogs with famous writers, is Bannino’s way of giving these homeless and neglected animals a voice.

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In South Korea, a billboard lets you be a hero and prevent child abuse

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Monday 8 December 2014

What would you do if you saw a child being harmed? Would you come to the child’s aid, or would you just ignore the incident? This interactive billboard in South Korea puts you in that situation, minus the actual violent confrontation. On the billboard are two silhouettes, that of a child and of a man threatening him with a bottle.

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In Norway, there’s an escalator for bicycles

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Monday 8 December 2014

A cyclist’s worst enemy: uphill terrain. The solution: bulldoze all the hills build an escalator for bikes. In Trondheim, the biking capital of Norway, there’s a 130-meter bike escalator that helps riders up a steep street. It’s similar to a ski-lift, but instead of sitting down, riders place their foot on an angled platform and the machine will push them and their bike/scooter/baby stroller at a speed of 5 mph. Trampe, as it was originally called, can accommodate up to five people simultaneously.

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Animal sculptures look even better when they’re dressed in steampunk

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Saturday 6 December 2014

Russian sculptor Igor Verniy creates sculptures of animals that are reminiscent of more post-apocalyptic times. Instead of having feathers or scales, his lifelike steampunk creations have bodies made of scrap metal, washers, and copper sheets. They’re also made to be fully articulated, able to pose in different positions just like their real-life counterparts. You can […]

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Guy wears a heart monitor on the day he proposed to track his nervousness

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Saturday 6 December 2014

Proposing can be one of the most nerve-wracking moments in a man’s life – just ask this guy who turned himself into his own test subject on the day he popped the question. On a recent trip to Rome, Redditor ‘Sesipikai’ planned to propose to his girlfriend of three years. He also planned to track his nervousness using a heart rate monitor belt.

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