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Awesome things that hide secret powers: For the Pac-Man fan, this mug reveals its best feature when hot

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Wednesday 8 October 2014

Who knew coffee provided miracles every morning? This mug may look like an ordinary vessel, but it hides a very secret power-the power to make pac-man appear at the drop of coffee! When this mug has cold water in it (or nothing), you’ll see only the outline of the pac-man game in bright blue lines.

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This is what happens when you put Mr Bean’s face on some famous historical portraits

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Wednesday 8 October 2014

Where have you been, Mr Bean? The actor Rowan Atkinson, who has entertained us silly as Mr. Bean and the Blackadder characters, has recently gone way back in time with the help of caricature artist Rodney Pike.

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Ladies and gentlemen, the ewok heel is finally here

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 8 October 2014

You can’t help but love ewoks, those cute, cuddly teddy bear-like creatures from Star Wars. But what’s better than watching ewoks on the big screen (or dressing your dog up as one)? These ewok heels, that’s what.

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This is what 10 US presidents look like before and towards the end of their stressful terms in office

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 8 October 2014

Being the leader of the United States of America can be quite stressful. You have to worry about the welfare and future of the world’s most powerful nation. Figuratively, you carry the fate of 316 million Americans on your shoulders, with the other 6.8 billion people around the globe watching your every move.

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Mums wrote down the weirdest and yuckiest things their kids have done

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Websites on Tuesday 7 October 2014

A mother’s love is unconditional. But if we, say, licked a dog’s bumhole or licked a vibrator like a lollipop, would they still love us all the same? For the ‘Pump & Dump’ comedy show, 17 mums wrote down the weirdest and yuckiest things their kids have done. Their love may be unwavering, but that […]

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It’s eerily beautiful how this woman can sing two notes at once

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Tuesday 7 October 2014

In the video below, German vocalist Anne-Maria Hefele demonstrates a technique called ‘Overtone singing’, wherein she simultaneously sings multiple notes at once. Having practiced this technique for more than 10 years now, Hefele manages to sing a low note and a high-pitched scale at the same time, even moving the notes in opposite directions.

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In China, a school maximized its limited space by turning its roof into a running oval

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Tuesday 7 October 2014

What this school lacks in space, it more than makes up for it in ingenuity! Located in the heart of a sprawling high-density area, the Tiantai No.2 Primary School didn’t have the luxury of having wide grassy areas to put their running oval and basketball court. The solution? Put it on the roof!

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Green (and pink!) army soldier toys can now do yoga poses thanks to this Kickstarter project

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 7 October 2014

Apparently, soldiers of war are now finding peace – not with guns, but with yoga poses! ‘Yoga Joes’ is an action figure concept by San Francisco-based Dan Abramson, in which he takes the classic green army men and makes them do yoga poses.

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This is Garfi, the world’s angriest cat

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 7 October 2014

Move over Grumpy Cat, the internet has a new sensation: a Persian cat named Garfi, better known as Angry Cat. Living in Turkey with his owner Hulya Ozkok, Garfi is just like any other feline, except you know, he has the menacing face of a nefarious villain!

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This woman is never happier than when she’s dressed up and acting like a horse

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in News on Monday 6 October 2014

Some readers may think this is a bit lame, but hay we think it’s one of the kookiest things we’ve ever herd. To all your neigh-sayers out there this story really can stirrup some emotion. Ok that’s probably enough horse puns to be getting on with, now it’s time for the mane event (sorry). Let us tell you about Leanne, an Australian website designer who gets a real thrill out of dressing up as a horse.

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Chinese noodle chef adds opiates to his cooking to keep his customers coming back

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Food and Packaging on Saturday 4 October 2014

Is this a story of an unethical restauranteur abusing the trust of his customers, or is it the sorry tale of a gastronomical underdog who had a stroke of entrepreneurial brilliance? Earlier this year a restaurant owner in Xi’an, China, was discovered to have been adding opiates to his noodles so that his regular customers would become addicted to them. When his ruse was discovered and he was questioned by police he admitted to spending 600 yuan ($100) on poppy shells which he secretly added to his recipe. Talk about a secret ingredient!

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This 22-inch horse is the smallest in Britain and is no bigger than a dog

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Friday 3 October 2014

This little horse is Acer, he’s believed to be the smallest steed in all of Britain at 22 inches tall. He’s so small he gets to wander around his owners’ house like a dog and is even best friends with one! Acer’s owner, Maureen O’Sullivan says she takes him on daily walks on a leash […]

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Awesome things that hide secret powers: This regular hair-clip is actually the world’s greatest mutli-tool

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion, New Products on Friday 3 October 2014

The Leatherdos hair clip is, as you’ve probably guessed by the title, is much more than a simple clip. Slide it into your hair (or on your kippah) in the morning and throughout the day, this tiny piece of metal will prove its hidden powers! First, this clip can do dozens more things than any regular clip.

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When this baby elephant fell on its back in a zoo, look who came to its rescue!

Lost At E Minor Contributor

By Lost At E Minor in Video on Friday 3 October 2014

We all know elephants are smart. In fact, the Scientific American has said: ‘We now have solid evidence that elephants are some of the most intelligent, social and empathic animals around’. But their ability to show compassion in almost unparalleled in the animal world, as this remarkable video shot in a Zürich zoo shows.

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This is not a real person, it’s a computer generated human, and all we can say is ‘wow!’

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in Video on Friday 3 October 2014

Look closely, very closely: your eyes are probably fooling you. What you’re seeing is NOT a real human, but in fact Ed, a computer-generated ‘person’ that shows just how far computer graphics have come to mimicking actual humans. Amazing! What’s even more impressive is that is still a work in progress. As the creator, Australian […]

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Slittens: A tumblr page where they combine kittens with the faces of sloths

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 2 October 2014

The weirdness of the internet has now come full circle. First there were Dirds, dog faces superimposed on bird bodies. Then there were Meowls, cat faces photoshopped onto bird bodies.

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Wall-mounted emergency kits for every kind of supernatural situation

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Products on Thursday 2 October 2014

For years now we’ve been wondering when people were going to start taking us seriously and begin making preparations for the inevitable zombie apocalypse, not to mention the vampire emergence, the werewolf invasion or the demonic possession.

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Photographer destroys racial stereotypes by showing photos of the same person as a ‘stereotype’ and as their real selves

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Thursday 2 October 2014

Who among us is not guilty of occasionally stereotyping somebody that we see. While we are all familiar with the idiom ‘don’t judge a book by its cover’, how many of us have really never done so? Photographer Joel Parés explores the innate prejudice that pervades American culture, creating a powerful photographic series that places real people in front of the camera. In Judging America Parés takes two photos of each subject, one of how they might be perceived in a most stereotypical and narrow-minded way and the other of how they truly are.

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Street artist paints shadowy ghosts all over an empty psych ward

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in New Art on Wednesday 1 October 2014

This sure is some creepy street art! Painted in a ward of an abandoned psychiatric hospital in Parma, Italy, these ghostly shadows bleed away from derelict wheel chairs and through cracking doorways. Created by street artist Herbert Baglione, there was obviously no shortage of creepiness before he arrived to create these paintings.

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Charge your phone by plugging into the butts of Disney character USB adaptors

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 1 October 2014

I never thought I’d see the day when I’ll be charging my electronic device through Mickey Mouse’s buns. The Hamee Online Shop took the concept of the power adaptor and gave it a fun twist by making it look like the butts of Mickey Mouse, Donald Duck, and Winnie the Pooh. Once you plug in […]

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