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Wagging tails, wet fur, and a barking good time: a puppy pool party like no other!

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By Lost At E Minor in New Events on Friday 22 August 2014

Sigh, if only we were canines. Yes, that’s right. They seem to have all the fun. The aptly named Lucky Puppy, a doggy daycare center located in Michigan, threw a puppy pool party recently for all their happy ‘guests’ and amongst a backdrop of a 3 acre playground and 7 acres of nature trails, much […]

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Elephant uses car to scratch its belly and scares the heck out of the people inside

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 21 August 2014

If you have an itch you can’t reach, sometimes you got to use anything nearby to help relieve the torture – including a car. In Pilanesburg National Park in South Africa, an elephant used a passing VW Polo to scratch its back and belly, giving the vehicle’s occupants the scare of their lives.

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When a man dropped his GoPro in the wilderness, he wasn’t expecting it to be eaten by a passing fox

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By Zolton in Video on Thursday 21 August 2014

Well, what was the fox meant to do? In one of our favourite GoPro stories of the year (and there have been plenty, like this, and this, and this, and even this), a man dropped his treasured camera deep in the wilderness only to have a hungry (curious?) fox stumble upon it and promptly attempt to devour it. [Watch the video here]

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Ever wondered what Disney princes looked like fully (and we mean FULLY) naked? Wonder no more (NSFW)

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By Lost At E Minor in New Illustration on Thursday 21 August 2014

Oh Jezebel, you have really done it this time. With either too much time (or length?) on their hands, the team recently brainstormed how the, erm, genitalia of various Disney princes should look and then passed the brief (or not so brief, as the case may be) onto in-house illustrator Tara Jacoby who put a […]

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How to make your own almond-hugging bear cookies

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 21 August 2014

Only a mad man would dare eat these sweet, adorable teddy bear cookies innocently embracing almonds and other nuts! French-trained Japanese cook, Maa Tamagosan, created these one-of-a-kind cookies that will gently pull your heart strings. She details everything on her blog, and thanks to Hey! It’s Mosogourmet’s English translation, we non-Japanese reading people will get to try it ourselves.

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What happens when you dress a cat up in a shark suit and put it on a Roomba? This!

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Thursday 21 August 2014

Oh, boy. Words simply don’t do justice to sheer ridiculousness of this scenario that Youtuber TexasGirly1979 constructed of a cute cat dressed in a shark outfit scooting around the house on a Roomba in front of an equally cute kid who is entirely enthralled by the situation. But why, you might ask? Why not, we […]

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Artists have created an entire wall made from flavourful jelly

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Your childhood dreams have come true! Here is an entire wall made out of jelly. Designed by artists Lisa Hein and Robert Seng, this creative duo took three whole weeks to construct this wall, with every little bit of the construction performed on-site. And as construction continues on top, lower layers decay and melt out […]

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This artist paints hyperrealistic 3D scenes of people swimming and then interacts with them

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By Kenny Ong in New Illustration on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Venezuela-based artist Gustavo Silva Nuñez is a hyperrealistic painter whose oil paintings of watery subjects seem so real you may just want to take the plunge with them too. He teases you one step further by posing with his completed works in a very interactive manner, ‘grabbing’ the swimmers by their limbs as they ‘swim’ […]

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Kid draws on wall, creative mum saves the day by adding more drawings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 20 August 2014

‘When life gives you lemons, you make lemonade’. What that actually means is when your kid doodles all over your wall, you make the best of a bad situation by drawing more doodles! This anonymous mum decided that instead of painting over her child’s doodle, she’d just turn it into a piece of collaborative art. […]

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Watch how electronic makeup changes this girl’s face in just seconds

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Talk about #MakeupTransformation! This past week we saw average people turning into their look-a-like celebrities using makeup, and I gotta say, we were pretty impressed. But that stuff’s nothing compared to what Nobumichi Asai and his ‘electronic makeup’.

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This baby wombat became the subject of a Photoshop battle on Reddit and the results were hilarious

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By Zolton in New Design on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Strike one up for the Reddit community. They got a hold of this sweet, innocent baby wombat and subjected it to a torrent of Photoshop wickedness, trying to outdo each other with their outrageous reinterpretations of the little fella’s character. Personally, we love the Keanu and the Star Wars ones in particular, but most of […]

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Whoa! This video of a Pitbull licking a baby Cottontail Rabbit is about the cutest thing we’ve seen all year

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Well, it has good taste in friends. Placid pitbull, Sharky, is captured here cleaning Wild Baby Bunny in a video that will have you adding both to your Christmas wish list this year. Says Youtube user and the pets’s owner TexasGirly1979: ‘this is cottontail rabbit, and Sharky adopted him on Easter Sunday in our back […]

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Heart-melting photos show the awesome transformation of abused dogs before and after they were rescued

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By Lost At E Minor in New Trends on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Kudos to our friends at the aptly named Bored Panda who put together an uplifting and thought-provoking collection of photos to commemorate International Homeless Animal Day, which was last Saturday, August 16. It spotlights the positive impact we can all have when we rescue a dog from an atrocious situation and give them a loving, nurturing environment in which to thrive in.

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Who knew that underneath the streets of London there’s a secret skatepark

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By Milo Sumner in Cool Travel on Wednesday 20 August 2014

London: a city of intrigue, plotting and pigeons. The old metropolis’ centre sits on top of miles of sewers, crypts, passageways and abandoned tube tunnels (that’s ‘metro’ to you out-of-towners). Down there among the unexploded luftwaffe bombs and Guy Fawkes’ secret pad you might be surprised to find a fully functioning skatepark.

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Portraits of scared scientists reveal truth about climate change

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By Rachel Guest in New Photography on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Sometimes a picture says a thousand facts. Tired of climate change being discussed in dry facts and figures, photographer Nick Bowers decided to take an emotive approach to climate change by capturing the frightened faces of those most in the know – climatologists.

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It’s hard to believe that these sculptures are really made of stone

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Hirotoshi Itoh, a.k.a Jiyuseki, is a Japanese artist who works with purposefully difficult materials to create light-hearted sculptures that challenge the convention of that material.

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This woman gets paid $60 an hour to cuddle with complete strangers

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By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Samantha Hess is a professional cuddler. For US$60 an hour, the 30-year-old from Portland will snuggle up with strangers one-on-one. ‘It’s definitely enough to make a living just doing this job, and I never need to take more than five sessions a day,’ she says. By working six days a week, Hess can make up to $7,200 in a month. About 90% of her clientele are men between the ages of 20 and 75.

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In Australia there is an annual fashion parade … for ducks

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By Milo Sumner in New Events on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Well, now we’ve seen everything! This quirky Australian farmer has been dressing his ducks to the nines for thirty years, and people love it. Each year, as part of the Sydney Royal Easter Show, Brian Harrington bedecks the ducks and geese in dashing outfits of pink, yellow, blue and green.

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This Yelp reviewer can’t help putting his wife’s cleavage in every food shot he posts

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By Tristan Rayner in Cool Websites on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Now this is one cleavage, sorry, clever guy. Yelp reviewer, ‘Charley C’, has been reviewing a number of restaurants with descriptions including ‘tender’, ‘firm’, and ‘DDD: Doubly Delicious Dinner’. But we’re not sure the reviews are genuinely about the food, and not really about something a little more, er, risque. Charley has reviewed four restaurants on Yelp, and offered up 34 tips. And, oh yeah, he has lots and lots of pics of what he describes as ‘Double Deeeelicious’ food.

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Shortly before he died, Robin Williams recorded this message for a terminally ill woman in New Zealand

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By Lost At E Minor in New Events on Tuesday 19 August 2014

The outpouring of emotional tributes in the wake of comic genius Robin Williams’s tragic suicide last week has continued with gusto with so many examples put forward about his generosity of spirit and his willingness to go the extra mile to help someone in need. Or just cheer them up, as with this short but sweet message Williams recorded for 21 year old Vivian Walleris who is in an Auckland hospital with lung, bowel and liver cancer. [Watch the video here]

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