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Success! Forensic artist reconstructs realistic face from skull-shaped vodka bottle

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Monday 10 November 2014

Amazingly, Scotland-based forensic artist Nigel Cockerton, whose thing is, well, facial restructuring, went on to pad out an empty skull-shaped bottle from Crystal Head Vodka earlier this year layer by layer, making the skull really come to life with a realistic face at the end. It’s pretty amazing work.

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Climb a hill in Lithuania to see more than 100,000 crosses at the summit

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Monday 10 November 2014

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Put the Hill of Crosses on your bucket list at once! This landmark lies about 12 kilometres north of Šiauliai in Lithuania, and has turned into a major tourist attraction since people starting erected crosses there in the 1800s.

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Cats taking a stab at contemporary dance with human companions

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Saturday 8 November 2014

Anyone remember that gem of a book, Why Cats Paint? As it turns out, the same authors, Burton Silver and Heather Busch went on to publish another coffee table book, Dancing With Cats, documenting just that: humans dancing with cats.

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Hamsters become bartenders and gravestone sellers in these dioramas

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 7 November 2014

After a long day of managing grave sites, cemetery worker ‘Kawanabesatou’ goes to his favorite bar for a drink – albeit a tiny bar, and one that is managed by a hamster! In his spare time, ‘Kawanabesatou’ turns his pet hamsters into little bartenders by placing them in dioramic scenes. Here, it appears they are […]

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You can now relax on a giant bird’s nest that’s actually a sofa

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 7 November 2014

If your creative juices aren’t flowing, maybe sitting down in this one-of-a-kind sofa will hatch some ideas? Inspired by a bird’s nest, Israel-based design firm OGE Creative Group created a furniture piece that’s basically a giant nest for humans.

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In Melbourne, you can order a toastie and catch it from the sky!

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Friday 7 November 2014

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Jafflechutes, which declares itself to be Melbourne’s first float-down eatery, actually lets you pay for a toasted sandwich (known colloquially in Australia as a jaffle) via Paypal and wait for it to fall from the sky in a parachute! It started with an idea to create pocket parachutes for people who live on storeyed buildings and forget their keys.

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Nothing will stop this cat from staring blankly into the unknown

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 7 November 2014

Now that’s what you call undivided attention! In the following video, a cat stares blankly into the abyss, not even flinching when its human starts calling it out and poking its face. When the camera pans to where it’s gazing at, there’s only a blank wall. So what’s getting the attention of this feline? A bird? An invisible specter? The mystery continues!

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In Australia, there’s a bat hospital that takes care of abandoned baby bats

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 6 November 2014

In Atherton, Australia, nurses and doctors lovingly take care of abandoned babies until they are big enough to fend for themselves. Though we’re not talking about human babies here, we’re talking about baby bats!

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Woman gets old museum paintings to take selfies

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 6 November 2014

Everyone’s taking selfies nowadays, even paintings! Denmark-based designer Olivia Muus decided to amuse herself while on a trip to the museum by taking selfies. Not of herself, but of people in old portraits.

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Now you can be a cat slurping water from your mug

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 6 November 2014

It’s said that downing a glass of water first thing in the morning is good for you. Well, why not do that and be a cat about it? This adorable mug made of Boronsilicate glass will help you gulp down 550ml of your watery treat and transform into a cat at the same time. If […]

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Artist gives her friends minimalist tattoos in exchange for books, whiskey, or life lessons

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 6 November 2014

Most tattoo artists accept money in return for turning a person’s body into a canvas. Ukrainian artist Stanislava Pinchuk, better known as Miso, accepts books, lessons, food, and even whiskey instead.

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Watch as a meteorite is captured on video exploding!

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Wednesday 5 November 2014

Photographer Wes Eisenhauer has taken some pretty extraordinary footage of the night sky you’ll want to see. While filming a timelapse of the Milky Way Galaxy on October 16, Eisenhauer captured a fireball in the sky that seemed to spontaneously explode.

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Chicago potholes are being covered in mosaics instead of asphalt

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 4 November 2014

Previously, we featured artist Jim Bachor, who is known for his unconventional solution to Chicago’s pothole problem: mosaics.

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This is what Disney princesses would look like if they had realistic waistlines

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 4 November 2014

Every little girl looks up to Disney’s princesses and even dreams of becoming just like them. That’s why it’s completely baffling why the company’s formative films still enforce outdated or unrealistic standards, especially when it comes to a woman’s body. After seeing how these standards are still perpetuated in the film, ‘Frozen’, Emmy Award-winning illustrator […]

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Teddy bears turned inside out are a bit disturbing

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 4 November 2014

You can thank Brooklyn-based photographer and artist Kent Rogowski for ruining your childhood. In his series ‘Bears’, Rogowski flipped cute and cuddly teddy bears inside out, revealing their components – or should I say ‘innards’.

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Kurt Cobain made a bizarre mix-tape years before he became famous: listen to it!

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By Nicole Hughes in New Music on Tuesday 4 November 2014

Legendary Nirvana frontman Kurt Cobain has just had a not-so-punk, rare ‘mixtape’ from 1988 unearthed recently by Dangerous Minds. Further contributing to music history, this strange tape was supposedly put together by the man of grunge just one year before the release of Nirvana’s 1989 debut album, Bleach.

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Oh boy! Orchestra performs while eating the world’s hottest chili peppers

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Music on Tuesday 4 November 2014

You know you’re in the presence of true musicians when they’re playing amazing music despite their throats and tongues being on fire. The Danish National Chamber Orchestra, led by their conductor and Danish Chili Pepper enthusiast ‘Chili Klaus’, decided to eat some of the world’s hottest pepper while playing classical music.

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These printable 3D photographs let the blind see their memories again

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Tech on Monday 3 November 2014

Touchable Memories is a meaningful social experiment conducted by Pirate3D which converts photographs into 3D replicates with the use of a home printer called Buccaneer. In this way, the blind are able to recall via touch their old memories from photographs taken when they could still see. Even if they have lost their sight since […]

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Bookstore in London now offering sleepovers after accidentally locking in guy for the night

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in News on Saturday 1 November 2014

Yes, this is actually happening: following a recent accident of an American tourist who was accidentally locked up in a London Waterstones bookstore as it closed for the night, the bookstore chain has now partnered Airbnb to extend the luxury of an instore sleepover at their flagship London Piccadilly store to ten bookworms and their partners. While […]

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Mums capture the ridiculousness of stock photos with spot-on captions

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Saturday 1 November 2014

The problem with stock photos is that they often portray images that are not in touch with reality. For instance, parenting stock photos show that kids are always well behaved, that babies are vomit – and tantrum-free, and that parents are not at their wit’s end after having children. Real parents, however, would immediately disagree. […]

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