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Canada’s new passport looks like a party when you put it under UV light

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 26 January 2015

That’s a mighty beautiful passport to whip out at a rave, eh? Released back in mid-2013, the new Canadian passport might look ordinary at first glance, but once you place it under a UV light, its pages suddenly turn into a party of colors and hidden images!

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This Loch Ness Monster ladle will cause a stir every time you make soup

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 24 January 2015

Finally, we have confirmed sighting of the Loch Ness Monster… in your soup! This is the adorable ‘Nessie’ ladle, it’s designed to look like the mythical creature from Scotland. This one, however, is a lot more useful in kitchen duties.

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This argument between dad and toddler is the most adorable video on the Internet (right now, at least)

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Saturday 24 January 2015

Lola, a fifteen-month-old toddler, is already quite the talker. She’ll stop at nothing to make sure her point is heard! Lola and her dad get into a bit of an argument here when Lola refuses to get off the table. And yes, this standoff between the two is absolutely adorable.

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Prisoners get a tattoo make-over to help them return to societal norms

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Friday 23 January 2015

The project called Freedom Tattoos has one goal: to transform those ugly, and often crude, amateur tattoos on prisoners. Made in prisons and juvenile detention centers, they are a means of expression, but aren’t well-perceived once out of prison. To help ex-convicts get back into society and find a job, Freedom Tattoos covers those amateur tattoos with professional, artistically tasteful ones.

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Koreans taste American snacks for the first time and their reactions are priceless

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Friday 23 January 2015

The U.S. is known for its aisles and aisles of snacks in grocery stores and convenience shops, but the rest of the world isn’t always in-the-know on American snacks, so it seemed like a fun experiment to gather a few Korean girls, sit them down, and have them taste some of America’s favourite snacks.

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Dutch architects are developing the world’s most beautiful hotel shaped like an amethyst

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Thursday 22 January 2015

The Plaza’s got nothing on this line of hotels! Developed by Dutch agency NL Architects, the proposal for the Amethyst Hotel looks just like violet variety of quartz, cut in half. Designed to promote the healing qualities of the amethyst, the first Amethyst Hotel (of many) is under development in China, on a man-made island called Ocean Flower, which is in the sea north of Hainan.

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Drop everything and watch this close-up footage of lava pouring into the ocean off Hawaii

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel, New Eco on Thursday 22 January 2015

Know what’s better than close-up footage of lava spilling into the ocean? Absolutely nothing. So you’ve got to watch this video. It’s actually quite mesmerizing. Kawika Singson used his GoPro to capture this pretty cool phenomenon off the coast of Hawaii, and you can’t help but wonder just how hot that water is getting with that neverending spillage of lava (which is around 1,100 degrees).

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In Australia, a beach house appears to be floating in mid-air

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Thursday 22 January 2015

Along the Great Ocean Road in Fairhaven, Southern Australia, sits – or should I say, delicately balances – a unique beach house that doubles as an illusion. Called ‘The Pole House’, the oceanfront home appears to be floating in mid-air, with only a walkway connecting it to the ground!

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109-year-old woman reveals the secret to living a long life: avoiding men!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Thursday 22 January 2015

As of January 2nd, Scotland’s oldest woman, Jessie Gallan, celebrated her 109th birthday. In STV News’ interview with the centenarian, she revealed the secrets to living such a long and healthy life. Her secret? Avoid men. She confesses, they are ‘more trouble than they’re worth.’ (Boy, we know that!) She also claims ‘plenty of exercise’, eating porridge and avoiding marriage have all contributed to her additional years on earth.

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The exo prosthetic leg is an exquisite work of art

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Thursday 22 January 2015

There are over two million amputees in the United States alone, while 185,000 amputations take place every year. Such is the inspiration behind the exo prosthetic leg designed by NYC-based industrial designer William Root.

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This guy did what we’ve always wondered about: he lived in Ikea for 2 days and didn’t get caught!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in News on Thursday 22 January 2015

We’ve all gotten lost in Ikea and accidentally fallen asleep on their beds, but not intentionally. Bro Bible writer Harvey Champine wanted to test how long he could live in an Ikea before he was noticed. It started when Harvey was off from work and went to Ikea for the experiment. He began by eating their cheap hot dogs and then climbed on top of a lofted bed. Unnoticed, he slept for four hours.

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The world’s smallest drone is here and it’s just 4cm x 4cm

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Thursday 22 January 2015

Here it is, folks. The world’s smallest drone (apart from the teensy ones the government is no doubt using to spy on us!). A Netherlands-based gadget maker-TRNDlabs-came up with this design, known as the SKEYE Nano Drone. It measured just four by four centimetres and has a range of just 50 feet. So it’s not […]

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This tattoo artist uses her skill to hide the burns of victims as her ink-worthy cause

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 22 January 2015

Basma Hameed is one helluva girl who not only overcame adversity in her life but also helps many others with her own experience to battle theirs. As a child, Hameed suffered severe burns on her face. She learnt paramedical tattooing to camouflage her own scars and is now helping burned victims to cover up their scars with skin-colored micro pigment tattoos.

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We’d never want to be chased by a hippo as fast and scary as this

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 22 January 2015

We’ve all been warned that Hippos are very dangerous. They kill more people each year than lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinos COMBINED. So if that’s not enough of a warning to you, here’s a video of what an angry hippo looks like.

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This shirtless guy is the happiest man in the world and has dance moves you only wish you knew

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 21 January 2015

He’s feeling the earth move under his feet… or he’s just plain excited and happy to be attending the String Summit in Oregon. Nobody knows who this bearded shirtless man is, but we do know a few things: he’s got some ace moves tucked under his (non-existent) sleeves.

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A toy maker made this awesome ‘Star Wars’ X-Wing Starfighter rocker

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 21 January 2015

This baby’s gonna grow up to do great things, like destroying Death Stars. Auckland-based craftsman Steve of ‘Steves Wooden Toys’ made a rocker inspired by the X-Wing Starfighter from Star Wars. It’s made out of solid wood and even comes with a removable R2D2 at the back. It’s the perfect toy for the little Lukes […]

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Hahaha! Best dad ever throws huge ball pit party for his kid while his wife is away

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 21 January 2015

Bored at home alone with the kids, YouTuber Roman Atwood had something up his sleeves. He called his wife to ask what time she’d be home. Considering she wouldn’t make it back home until later that night, Roman had plenty of time to plan the best day ever.

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Mines in South Africa, visualised with what’s missing from them

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Wednesday 21 January 2015

As South Africa’s first commercial mine, when the Blue Mine in Springbok started its operations in 1852, it paved the way for development as more mines – along with workers who settled nearby – opened. In recent years, the region’s inhabitants have been facing a much less illustrious future with the very last remnants of their copper deposits being mined.

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Cop forgot he was being filmed on dash cam, dances to Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake it Off’

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 21 January 2015

This officer can give Taylor Swift a run for her money – or at least that’s what people say. The dashcam video below shows Dover police officer Jeff Davis about to make his usual rounds when a catchy tune comes on: Taylor Swift’s ‘Shake It Off’. That’s when he begins to get sassy and pulls out some dance moves.

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Cuteness overload: Watch these two hamsters ham it up at their little toy house … just for you

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Video on Tuesday 20 January 2015

There are two famous hamsters in Singapore who are thrilling their audiences to no end, even as I type. And it is not difficult to see why. Named Enoki and Bunapi by their owner Jaieden Ace Shen, they have no qualms about sharing their private lives on YouTube, whether they are watching telly, bidding each […]

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