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Kenny Ong

Kenny lives in Singapore and was a multi-hyphenated brand consultant-strategic marketeer-PR practitioner before he realised he is even better at not doing much. He now spends his time not thinking about it and tries to do as little as possible. He is Piscean, if that helps.

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Owls are flying in for this pop-up bar to raise funds for their conservation

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By Kenny Ong in New Events on Saturday 28 February 2015

Owls from Asia will be flown in as VIPs to the Annie the Owl pop-up bar in London’s Soho. For £20 each, owl enthusiasts will bask in the wise animals’ feathery honour, with proceeds being donated to the Barn Owl Centre, which protects owls in the UK.

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This origami expert amazes with what he can do with paper

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 27 February 2015

I claim to be an expert on origami because I can make paper stars and cranes. Yes, that’s two different types! Then along comes Adam Tran who just has to put me in my place with his amazing paper folds of dinosaurs, preying mantises, winged gladiators and so much more.

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What do you do when you see a USB flash drive embedded in a wall? Plug it in and get surprised

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By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 26 February 2015

If you have ever come across a USB flash drive embedded in a wall, chances are it belonged to a member of Dead Drops, a group formed by Berlin media artist Aram Bartholl five years ago. Dead Drops is a file sharing network that has its members embed these drives into walls all over the world, welcoming anyone to hook up their smart devices, share, drop or download files.

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Superheroes are regular Joes when they’re not saving the world, as seen through the lens of this photographer

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By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Thursday 26 February 2015

Have you wondered what superheroes do when they’re not out there saving the world? Photographer Edy Hardjo imagined them doing the pretty regular stuff we all do when they have some time off. You know, like hanging out with the guys, eating fast food, comparing each others… oh, never mind.

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These very stationary sculptures are made from some previously very active skateboards

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 25 February 2015

Where do skateboards go after they retire? Well, if you’re a skateboarding enthusiast like 37-year-old Tokyo-based artist Haroshi, you make beautiful sculptures from the huge pile of decks and broken parts you amassed over the years.

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This super minimalist zen lamp is made from a single sheet of A2 paper

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By Kenny Ong in New Design on Tuesday 24 February 2015

These super-duper uncomplicated wall lamps are each made from a single sheet of A2-sized paper. Designers Naoki Ono and Yuki Yamamoto of YOY created the series, calling their design Poster.

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These elderly Chinese women wake up at 4am daily to feed 1,300 dogs

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 24 February 2015

Thanks to five elderly women from Weinan, Shaanxi Province of China, over 1,300 stray dogs have been saved from the pound, fed and taken care of for the last six years. With so many dogs depending on them, these plucky women, who are in their 60s and 70s, wake up at 4am to prepare 400 kilograms of dog food every single day.

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This cute terrarium in a coffee pot is super easy to DIY

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 18 February 2015

On her blog A Charming Project, Enid shared this great project, turning a coffee pot into a beautiful terrarium for air plants.

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Climbing this facility can be never-ending, and it burns 10 calories per climb

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By Kenny Ong in Architecture on Wednesday 18 February 2015

To celebrate their 100 year anniversary, the Siam Cement Group of Thailand built a public facility in the form of a vertical labyrinth.

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These forlorn looking cardboard forests remind us what the real forests give up for us

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 17 February 2015

You may have mixed emotions when looking at these stunningly created forests made entirely of cardboard.

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See how this creative couple transformed a school bus into a lovely home

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 17 February 2015

Jeremy and Mira Thompson bought a school bus and over the course of a few years, they have transformed it into a beautiful and cosy home they are proud to own.

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This plucky 7-year-old drove his drunken, spaced-out dad all the way home

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By Kenny Ong in News on Tuesday 17 February 2015

In the city of Yizhou, Guangxi in China, onlookers rubbed their eyes in disbelief when they saw a small child driving a motorised tractor vehicle through the streets, his father sound asleep in the back.

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At age 109, Australia’s oldest man is still knitting tiny sweaters for oil-drenched penguins

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By Kenny Ong in News on Saturday 14 February 2015

Alfred Date took up knitting way back in the 1930s and after knitting many items for his family – he is a dad to 7 and a grandparent to 20 after all – he has since moved on to knitting sweaters for injured penguins drenched in oil caused by oil pollution of the seas.

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This ‘happiness’ meter measures how happy or unhappy you are and promptly tells your boss about it

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By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 14 February 2015

Hitachi has created a device you wear around your neck designed to inform your company whether you’re a happy camper or grumpy worker. It picks up and sends as many as 50 signals per second to a database which keeps track of everything you do.

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These cats are painted in all their inky gloriousness with only black watercolours and ink

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 13 February 2015

Using only black watercolours and ink, Serbian artist Endre Penovac leaves me absolutely gobsmacked with his wonderful, fluffy renditions of black cats.

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