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A beetle and a frog become BFFs and it’s all caught on camera

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 25 April 2015

Wildlife photographer Hendy Mp has captured the beginning of a beautiful friendship on camera, and you won’t believe who or what is involved.

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What the last meals of Julius Caesar, Jimi Hendrix, and Napoleon Bonaparte looked like

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 24 April 2015

I guess you could say that these last meals really look… heavenly. In his project ‘Last Suppers’, director Gus Filgate of Little Fish Films gives us a visual history lesson on what the last meals of famous people looked like.

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Artist gives old computer parts renewed purpose by turning them into intricate insect sculptures

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

They say that ‘One man’s trash is another man’s treasure’, but in this case, one man’s broken circuit board is another woman’s bug sculpture. In her series ‘Computer Component Bugs’, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell breathes new life into old and unwanted computer parts by recycling them into beautiful high-tech insects.

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Pugs buried in sand is the latest trend to sweep the nation

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Thursday 23 April 2015

Pugs are cute, we already know this. But take a pug to the beach and bury it in sand and it becomes infinitely cuter.

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A colourful photo series of tattooed parents and their children

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 April 2015

When you’re a teenager and you’re dying to get a tattoo and your parents say no way, these kids know they’ve got a very good comeback: ‘Well you’ve got one, so I can have one, too!’

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Tilt shifting Vincent Van Gogh paintings reveal so much more about this talented artist

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 April 2015

Vincent van Gogh’s art is already spectacular for its beautiful blending of colours in grand landscapes. So what could make it look even greater? Using tilt-shift photography to really bring van Gogh’s scenes to life.

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Newly-discovered frog in Costa Rica is the real-life version of Kermit

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Bonus points if that frog can talk and drink tea. In the jungles of Costa Rica, scientists have discovered a species of glass frog that looks like Kermit the Frog. The new species, called ‘Hyalinobatrachium dianae’, was able to evade the watchful eyes of science for many years due to its remote location and misleading insect-like sound, ‘a single, tonal long metallic whistle-like note’.

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Photos of celebrities at Sundance taken with a vintage camera

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 22 April 2015

Instead of using a fancy-pants camera to capture celebrities at Sundance, photographer Victoria Will used a very old technique of photography known as tintype.

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In Afghanistan, many girls are forbidden to ride a bike, so they ride skateboards instead

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 21 April 2015

Back in 2007, Australian skateboarder Oliver Percovich started a revolution in Afghanistan. Roaming the streets with his skateboard, he immediately attracted the attention of children, most of whom spent their time begging on the streets. That’s when he got the idea for his award-winning NGO: ‘Skateistan’.

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This dad wanted to inspire his son who has Down syndrome, so he made him fly in photos

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Monday 20 April 2015

When Utah-based art director and photographer Alan Lawrence found out his son Wil had Down Syndrome, he knew he had to do something. Noticing how Wil would lift his legs and flap his arms whenever he would crawl around, Alan likened it to flying. It would eventually be the inspiration for the series ‘Wil Can Fly’.

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A Japanese airline will paint one of its airplanes to look like R2-D2

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 20 April 2015

Japanese carrier All Nippon Airways has announced that one of their new Boeing 787 Dreamliners will be painted to look like everyone’s favourite droid: R2-D2 (sorry, C3PO). With plans of expanding to new markets and destinations, the airline hopes to leave a good first impression by showing its high standard of service through a character known for being incredibly serviceable.

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The last northern white rhino male is under 24-hour guard for protection from poachers

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Monday 20 April 2015

Sad but true: the world’s only surviving male northern white rhino is under 24-hour armed guard. It’s to save the rhino from poachers who can collect up to AU$90,000 per kilo in ivory as demand grows around the world.

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This owl in the Netherlands loves to land on people’s heads

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 17 April 2015

There’s an owl in the Netherlands who doesn’t like to land anywhere else but on top of people’s heads. It’s either your dream come true or your worst nightmare (if you check out the size of those talons).

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Adorable felted planters turn ordinary flower pots into tiny animals

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 17 April 2015

Italy-based artist Stella Melgrati of The Yarn Kitchen gives flower pots a different look with her collection of whimsical felted animal planters. Perfect if you can’t decide between getting a plant or a pet.

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Pop culture bow ties add a dash of geeky to your outfits

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 17 April 2015

Super Mario is the new black (bow tie). Online store Birties has created a series of printed bow ties that feature colourful images from pop culture. The collection includes bow ties inspired by Doctor Who, Star Wars, Van Gogh, and even Mrs. Fields.

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Japanese students made a realistic cat head that turns you into a giant, creepy feline

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 17 April 2015

Is anyone even surprised this came from Japan? At the Japan School of Wool Art, Housetu Sato and his students created a life-like, oversized cat head that when worn, can be the stuff of nightmares.

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Check out this incredible 3D sleeve tattoo by Tony Booth

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 16 April 2015

There are sleeve tattoos and then there are sleeve tattoos. Completed by tattoo artist Tony Booth, this 3D tattoo looks like it belongs to a cyborg from the future with its intense – and realistic – tile work.

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Perfectly-timed photo shows penguins can be terrifying too

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 16 April 2015

This is why penguins live far away from human civilization. While running an ocean acidification experiment near Casey Station in Antarctica, photographer Gordon Trait was able to get this footage of a penguin showing how scary it can be.

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Astronaut’s daughter sends him a huge heartfelt message with help from 11 cars

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 16 April 2015

When 13-year-old Stephanie, the daughter of an astronaut aboard the International Space Station, wanted to send her dad a message, Hyundai knew exactly how to do it.

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These are some pretty realistic birds made of just wood and paper

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 15 April 2015

With only wood, paper and some pretty deft fingers, London-based artist and sculptor Zack Mclaughlin produces beautiful birds for us to gasp in wonder.

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