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Hats that look like pizzas and burgers will keep your head warm this winter

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Tuesday 16 December 2014

If you can’t get food out of your head, maybe try putting them on your head instead? Melbourne-based artist Phil Ferguson learned to knit and crochet by watching YouTube tutorials. He then put his new skills to good use by giving the world enormous food items that will keep us warm in the winter. His […]

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Man advertises on Craigslist for live-in homeless girlfriend: yep, someone’s desperate!

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By Nicole Hughes in News on Tuesday 16 December 2014

So, this isn’t weird or creepy at all. This guy isn’t just looking for your normal, boring flatmate. He is in search of a drug-free, homeless cuddle buddy. A young live-in girlfriend who won’t blame him for her situation. Sounds like it should be … easy? Here’s the ad this desperately lonely man posted to Craigslist…

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This funny video is proof why co-sleeping usually means no-sleeping

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Tuesday 16 December 2014

Lots of parents today are advocates for attachment parenting, co-sleeping with their child until he/she no longer feels the need to. There are a lot of benefits to co-sleeping and attachment parenting, but like with anything it also has its problems. Co-sleeping with your child always tends to look sweet and just nice, but this […]

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If famous world leaders were hipsters, they’d look like this

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 15 December 2014

They probably have all their speeches prepared on vinyl. In the series ‘HIPSTORY’, Israeli illustrator Amit Shimoni turns some of the world’s most iconic leaders and policy makers into hipsters. By simply giving their hairstyles and clothes trendy makeovers – not to mention a stylized beard here and there – leaders like John F. Kennedy, […]

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Your eyes are not fooling you, this really is a monkey in a snowsuit

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Monday 15 December 2014

There’s not much we can say about this: it’s a monkey in a snowsuit, bouncing around in the snow like a giddy kid in a candy shop. And when all’s said and done, it may well be the weirdest damn thing we’ve ever seen.

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We’ve been wrapping gifts wrong our entire lives: here’s how it’s really done

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 15 December 2014

The entirety of our gift-wrapping lives has been one big lie. The video below shows us the Japanese way of wrapping gifts, which can be done in as fast as 14 seconds. First step, place the box diagonally such that two corners touch two edges of the wrapping paper. Then, fold down those two corners […]

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Get your beard into the holiday spirit with these beard baubles

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Monday 15 December 2014

Don’t let your beard be left out of the holiday festivities, decorate it with these special beard ornaments! ‘Beard Baubles’ are miniature adornments that you can hang on your adornment. It was developed by designers Mike Kennedy and Pauline Ashford of ad firm Grey London after the agency requested for a festive gift idea.

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This helpful kitty is a guide dog for its blind doggie best friend

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Monday 15 December 2014

Be warned. This video is not for the frozen-hearted who may just melt into a puddle of quivering mess. Once upon a time, and the tale is still unfolding as we speak, there was a cat named Pudditat and a dog named Tervel who live on a farm. Tervel is all of 14 and blind as a bat.

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Here’s how you can make your very own glow-in-the-dark table

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 15 December 2014

It’s time to put those long hours in woodshop class to work! Mike Warren of Dollar Store Crafts created this alien-like glow-in-the-dark table, and he shared the process on how to make one over on Instructables.

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The scale and beauty of these animals’ mass migration will stop you in your tracks

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By Kenny Ong in New Photography on Sunday 14 December 2014

While we are talking about mass movement in migration here, these awesome pics will literally stop you in your tracks. And it’s not surprising when you think it’s thousands and thousands of each animal type we’re talking about. Be it for the changing of seasons, the foraging of food or the reproduction of their young, […]

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Forget the conventional hotel and bunk down in a honeycomb sleeping cell

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By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Saturday 13 December 2014

When you’re at a week-long music festival, the last thing you want to do is stay in a regular hotel. You want to be as close as possible to all the action! That’s why there’s a new BnB on the block, calling itself B-And-Bee.

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Here’s what happens when you have a street full of firecrackers going off at once

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Saturday 13 December 2014

I’ve done some pretty stupid things in my life, but nothing like filling an entire street full of firecrackers. But someone obviously had to liven things up at a festival in Taiwan, so why not use as many firecrackers as possible? It looks like the entire town was in on this and donated their firecracker stashes, because that carpet of red is made up of firecrackers and firecrackers alone.

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These surreal sculptures will change the way you look at the human body

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 12 December 2014

Am I seeing double, triple, or quadruple, even? Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki creates surreal human figures that are bound to haunt your dreams. Using camphor wood and paint, he carves life-sized sculptures that have multiple features, from a woman with three sets of eyes, to another lady with at least eight heads. Sometimes he even […]

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YES! These Peacock spiders can dance to the YMCA

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By Nicole Hughes in Video on Friday 12 December 2014

Peacock spiders are fascinating creatures. Their name reflects their beautifully coloured exterior. But their hidden talent was never known until now. Thanks to technology someone was able to capture the secret ability of these magnificent spiders. They are rhythmically in-tune with the hit song, ‘YMCA’. On beat and arms outstretched overhead, they spell out the […]

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Thinking of buying this house? Hop on this roller coaster ride within to help make up your mind

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By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Friday 12 December 2014

Verder Met Wonen, a Dutch brokerage firm, has come up with an utterly unique way of selling houses to prospective buyers. They installed a wooden roller coaster that runs throughout the house (we’re talking about different levels here) and while seated in the little carriage, you get to view the different rooms within as well as the exterior of the house being sold.

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A donut-shaped fish tank that revolves as your fish swims around ‘the city’

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 12 December 2014

You can grab yourself a regular fish tank or you can grab yourself the Flying Fish Bowl by Yael Mer and Shay Alkalau of Raw Edges. This wall-mounted fish tank contains 12 litres of water and is designed like a small city inside, with scenery including small industrial factories, oil rigs, nuclear stations, and drains!

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Poor puppies stranded on a glass bridge get saved by kind-hearted security guards

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Friday 12 December 2014

Whew that was a close one! Several stray puppies recently got stranded on a 590-ft tall bridge at the Shiniuzhai Scenic Spot in China. The bridge, one of the highest in the world, is partially composed of glass paneling – a popular feature among tourists but apparently not so much with adorable little animals.

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First there was the boyfriend body pillow, now there’s the hugging sofa

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Friday 12 December 2014

For all those people who like the intimacy of another person but get too easily irritated by them, there’s a new sofa on the market. It’s called the Enveloppe sofa by Inga Sempe for LK Hjelle, and it features a curved and flexible backrest that wraps around you like a big, warm hug. When you’re […]

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Owl escapes falcons by hiding in the water, also does a majestic butterfly stroke

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 11 December 2014

Well, there’s something you don’t see every day. Photographer and bird watcher Steve Spitzer was out one morning along the Loyola Park Beach in Chicago when he spotted something peculiar: an owl swimming across Lake Michigan.

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The most unusual, bizarre, creative pens ever invented: A pen that never runs out

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 11 December 2014

There’s nothing quite as frustrating as a pen that runs out of ink the moment you’re about to sign a document or jot down an important piece of information. But there’s an awesome pen on the market that will never run out of ink. Ever! Because this pen-the Grand Illusions metal pen-contains no ink at all. Yup, that’s right. Zip, zero ink is needed to write with this pen.

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