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Etsy store turns Star Wars’ Millennium Falcon toys into fully-functional guitars

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 2 March 2015

It looks like Han and Chewie pimped the Millennium Falcon with some brand new audio equipment. UK-based Doni Latchford repurposes old Star Wars toys – specifically 1979 to 2004 models of the Millennium Falcon – and turns them into fully-functional guitars.

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Watching a guy chop onions insanely fast can be strangely mesmerizing

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 2 March 2015

A man in India has turned the simple act of cutting onions into an art form. His technique is quite unorthodox – and it pretty much leaves him with thick slices – but it gets the job done quickly. He first chops the onion on one side, then turns it, and chops rapidly again.

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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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Banksy strikes again! Creates controversial street art in Gaza Strip (of course)

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By Nicole Hughes in News on Saturday 28 February 2015

It’s no surprise anonymous graffiti artist, Banksy, is known for creating controversy and shedding truth on popular current issues. His name alone is almost synonymous with causing a public stir. So what’s his latest controversial art commentary? He took on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the Gaza strip.

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Pig escapes farm, goes to Buddhist temple, appears to lie down and pray

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Saturday 28 February 2015

We know pigs are smart creatures, but we didn’t know they’re religious too! In China, a pig was seen kneeling down and ‘praying’ in front of a Buddhist temple after it had escaped from a nearby farm. It stayed there for a few hours until monks arrived and chanted scriptures.

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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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Artist creates a hippopotamus chair that’s as big as the real thing

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 27 February 2015

It goes without saying that you shouldn’t sit on a hippopotamus – they are one of the most dangerous animals on earth. But if you feel like you really need to relax on one, here’s a safer alternative: The Hippopotamus Chair by Maximo Riera.

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Cat eclairs celebrating Japanese Cat Day are too adorable to eat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 27 February 2015

On February 22, Japan held their 27th annual Cat Day, more popularly known as ‘Nyan Nyan Nyan Day’. While most people celebrated by posting photos and videos of their cats, food and craft blog ‘Caroline and Laura’s Tea Break’ did something more delectable: they made cat eclairs!

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Video shows monks in Jerusalem love having snowball fights too

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 27 February 2015

Everybody loves a good snowball fight, even the holiest of men. Recently, a snowstorm hit Jerusalem, forcing schools and businesses to shut down. A group of monks, however, decided to have a little fun.

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Swedish metal head gets disability payments because he’s addicted to heavy metal music

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Friday 27 February 2015

It sounds like something The Onion would write about, but it’s actually a true story out of Sweden. Roger Tullgren, a 40-something, heavily tattooed metalhead has consulted three separate psychologists to receive statements testifying about the extend of his heavy metal music dependency. Yes, it’s actually a thing. In Sweden anyway.

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Autistic boy gets wonderful birthday surprise when none of his school friends turn up to his party

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in News on Friday 27 February 2015

A six-year-old’s birthday party is supposed to be a fun, happy celebration, however this wasn’t the case for birthday boy Glenn Buratti. Glenn’s mother was heartbroken for her son, who has been diagnosed with epilepsy and a mild form of autism, when none of the 16 classmates invited to his birthday party showed up.

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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

Kenny Ong Contributor

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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Amusing photos of grown men and cats challenge ‘crazy cat lady’ stereotype

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 26 February 2015

To prove that cat worship isn’t only for women, New York-based photographer David Williams captures grown men with their feline companions in his series ‘Men and Cats’.

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Doctor Who TARDIS ring expresses your undying love through time and space

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Thursday 26 February 2015

Jewellery designer Drew Rummell has created a collection of TARDIS rings, adorned with sparkling diamonds and blue sapphires. It’s the ultimate engagement ring for that special Doctor Who fan in your life.

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Get a very twisted look at glamour addiction with photographer Danil Golovkin

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 26 February 2015

Russian photographer Danil Golovkin’s ‘Addicted to Glamour’ photograph series isn’t your everyday set of covergirl images. Instead, they show the gritty, dark side of the fashion industry and the people who buy into it.

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Some geniuses made a towel that looks like a giant pepperoni pizza

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 26 February 2015

First there was the pizza bed. Then there was the pizza sleeping bag. If those aren’t enough pies for you (it never is), here’s another one: pizza towels.

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This here is Patrick, the world’s oldest and largest living wombat

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 26 February 2015

Most wombats weigh around 57 pounds (28 kilograms) and live up to 15 years. Patrick here, however, isn’t your ordinary marsupial. He weighs in at a whopping 84 pounds (38 kilograms) and has just turned 29 years old, making him the world’s largest and oldest known living wombat.

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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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Photographer shows beauty is everywhere by taking portraits of women from 37 countries

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 26 February 2015

Two years ago, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc did what most of us could only dream of doing: she quit her job and traveled the world. Armed with only a backpack and camera, she sought out hundreds of women from 37 countries, capturing their diverse beauties in a series of portraits called ‘The Atlas of Beauty’.

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Timelapse shows heat-seeking cats following the sun’s rays all day long

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 26 February 2015

These cats sure know where to get their Vitamin D. In a timelapse video uploaded by YouTube user Mitsuru Yasui, eight cats cluster together to sunbathe and nap under a narrow strip of sunlight passing through a window.

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