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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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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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Puppy is unstoppable after learning how to ring a bell for a treat

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 31 October 2014

Your puppy will never go hungry again once you teach it this neat trick. Then again, you’ll never have peace and quiet again once you teach it this neat trick. In a video uploaded by YouTuber Kirk Miller back in 2012, he teaches his then-10-week old dachshund puppy, Maddie, to ring a bell every time she wants a treat.

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This incredible hyper-realistic cat latte art is almost too real to drink!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Friday 31 October 2014

In Japan, the latest trend in coffee is hyperrealistic drawings. Although the newest art style called super-kawaii – a 3-D sculpture of latte foam into various animal shapes– is taking off, Twitter user @dongurinekobei sets higher standards in the art of coffee drawings.

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Beautiful portraits of albinos by Gustavo Lacerda

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 30 October 2014

Brazilian photographer Gustavo Lacerda wanted to give albino people the chance to feel their importance, so over three years, he found people to photograph for his series, Albinos.

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This little girl’s Minnie Mouse LED stick figure suit puts all our Halloween costumes to shame

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Thursday 30 October 2014

When little Zoey went to Disneyland for a Halloween party, her daddy made her a glow-in-the-dark Minnie Mouse stick figure suit that must have blown all the competition out of the house. Of course, her daddy is Royce Hutain, whom we’ve previously featured here on the site for his LED stickman suits . For the sound-responsive […]

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Did you know the harvesting of marble would be this beautiful?

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Thursday 30 October 2014

I’ve always loved marble for its elegant nonchalance but boy, was I even more awe-struck when I chanced upon this short film directed by Italian artist and filmmaker Yuri Ancarani. I watched, utterly transfixed, at how marble is actually harvested at a marble quarry in the Apuan Alps, Northwest Italy, in such heart-stopping colossal slabs […]

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This woman walked the streets of New York and recorded all the harassment she got from strange men along the way

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Thursday 30 October 2014

Here is a glimpse of a day in the life of an average woman in NYC. You wake up, throw on jeans and a t-shirt and leave for the subway. Catcalls are a part of your day. It’s almost second nature at this point. You know walking down the street looking average will at least warrant a, ‘Hey. How you doin’?’ from the bored man in a lawn chair sitting near his favorite bodega.

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A squirrel put its head inside a jack-o-lantern and it is adorably creepy

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 29 October 2014

I’m calling it: this squirrel deserves to win Best Costume! Photographer Max Ellis of Teddington, London captured these amusing images of a squirrel trying on a jack-o-lantern, producing a seemingly creepy vegetable/animal hybrid in the process.

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Check out some of the best entries at the 2014 World Moustache and Beard Championship

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Events on Wednesday 29 October 2014

Last October 25, facial hairs of different shapes and sizes competed at the 2014 Just For Men World Beard and Moustache Championship held in Portland, Oregon. About 300 contestants joined the competition, hoping to win at least one of 18 categories.

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These trees change colours constantly to become the opposite hues of clouds

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 29 October 2014

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What happens when art and science decide to make babies together? Something really cool and entrancing! ‘Earth V Sky’ is a public art installation by artist Allan Giddy, wherein he uses the City of Sydney’s first wind turbine to power a colour sampling technology that bathes trees in a (literally) different light.

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Explore Paris like never before, on the back of a soaring eagle!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 29 October 2014

Forget guided tours. See Paris like you’ve never seen before, on the back of a soaring eagle! Yes, just like Gandalf. In the video below, Victor the white-tailed eagle takes off from the Eiffel Tower’s observation deck with a camera strapped to his back. The next minute of footage shows us the gorgeous aerial views of Paris, as well as how majestic it must be to fly like an eagle.

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Want to know how to train a cat to sit in a certain spot? Do it with duct tape!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Cool Websites on Tuesday 28 October 2014

A Japanese cat blog called Guremike has been getting plenty of hits from cat lovers ever since pictures of how a particular kitty was circus-trained to sit inside a circle made from duct tape.

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A GoPro was strapped to a liquor bottle at a wedding and the results are hilarious

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in Video on Tuesday 28 October 2014

For anyone who has been to a wedding – the coming together of two people deeply in love, on their special day, is actually all about sharing alcohol with friends and family. As this very accurate GoPro footage will attest.

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Haha! This prank sees foodies fooled by McDonald’s food passed off as organic tapas

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 28 October 2014

We may not be ardent fans of McDonald’s, but it’s still pretty funny to see how these guys from YouTube channel Life Hunters pranked food experts when they went to a food convention in Houten, Netherlands and passed off artfully-styled McDonald’s meals as classy organic tapas-like dishes.

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Guy using a wheelbarrow to do skateboard stunts is flat out amazing

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 28 October 2014

Move over, skateboards. In the video below by ‘Goldenboy’, a custom-made 24-carat gold sport barrow (essentially a fancy, athletic wheelbarrow) is used to imitate skateboard tricks. Wheelbarrow rider Alex Siegfried took it to the streets to do some pretty cool stunts, amazing and baffling people along the way. You know what would be cooler? If […]

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This Finnish photographer can take a better selfie than you

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 27 October 2014

If you’re going to take a series of selfies, you better make sure they’re interesting. Nobody wants to sit at the computer looking at a selfie unless it’s controversial, funny, or, let’s face it, of themselves. So with that in mind, let’s all shift our gaze to a few selfies of Iiu Susiraja, a Finnish self-portrait photographer who knows a thing or two about capturing-and keeping-our attention.

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Hand-cut, artisanal ice is actually a thing and will cost you $1 a ‘rock’

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 27 October 2014

You’re not a real hipster until you get your drink made with hand-cut, artisanal ice. Didn’t you know? It’s a new trend hitting the States where bars and restaurants charge around $1 per ice rock that’s been made with filtered water. The ice also goes through a machine made by Clinebell (the ice sculpture machines) and comes out crystal-clear.

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Colourful street art, courtesy of your garden’s slimy snails

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 25 October 2014

That snail you’ve seen hanging out in your garden all week isn’t on his favourite leaf this morning. You liked that snail and you wonder where he slid off to. And then as you place your foot down on the concrete, you hear that crunch. You’ve stepped on your snail buddy and he’s now a goopy mess.

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