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Polite Australian thief leaves a thank you note after he returns a blanket he stole

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 11 March 2015

A homeless man in Australia is being touted as the most polite thief in the world after he broke into a car, stole a blanket, broke into it again and returned the blanket, along with a funny thank-you note.

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You can now own parts of a penis-shaped island in Fiji for just $122,000

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Wednesday 11 March 2015

Located just off Vanua Levu in Fiji, the island of Mavuva is a tropical paradise that looks like a giant penis. And you can live on it for the low, low price of $122,000.

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These wooden sculptures are so realistic, you’d think they’re living, breathing people

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 11 March 2015

It’s not every day you mistake a piece of wood for a real person, but then again, Italian sculptor Peter Demetz isn’t your ordinary artist. With his mastery of the human form and wood sculpting, Demetz turns timber into life-like sculptures of people.

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Scrabble Light: hang messages on your wall with lights inspired by the famous board game

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 11 March 2015

UK-based gift company ‘Paladone’ has turned the popular board game Scrabble into a customisable light set that you can hang on your wall.

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A kitchen island that doubles as an aquarium is what dreams are made of

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 11 March 2015

Dutch designer Robert Kolenik has created an elegant kitchen fixture that brings the ocean into your home: a centre island with a giant aquarium for a base.

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These guys waited 10 months to take the perfect drone shot of the Dom Tower in Utrecht

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 11 March 2015

Dutch filmmakers Jelte Keur and Reinout van Schie had their sights set on filming the Dom Tower in Utrecht with a drone. But to capture the amazing footage, they guys had to wait 10 months for the right weather conditions.

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Cute illustrations show that even famous monsters have problems

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 11 March 2015

It appears that monsters have their metaphorical monsters to deal with too. In a series of adorable illustrations, artist Teo Zirinis of ‘HandsOffMyDinosaur!’ imagines what it would be like if famous monsters had issues and feelings just like us. Turns out, we’re not too different after all.

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This man makes army men toys do yoga poses: We interviewed him about it

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By Nicole Hughes in New Design on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Dan Abramson, a San Francisco-based entrepreneur and yogi, is the creator of Yoga Joes and Brogamats. We featured his Yoga Joes and the response was overwhelming, so we sat down and asked Dan a few questions about Yoga Joes and his passion for yoga.

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Someone made a video game emulator that looks like BMO from ‘Adventure Time’

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Tuesday 10 March 2015

RaspBMO might not be able to talk or walk or go on adventures, but it’s just as lovable as BMO from Adventure Time. Created by Mike Barretta of Thingiverse, the DIY emulator can play games like The Legend of Zelda, Super Mario World and Doom, all while putting on a friendly smile.

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Blacksmith depicts intense emotions through steel bolts with human forms

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Oslo-based photographer and blacksmith Tobbe Malm once found a bunch of old and forgotten bolts in a barn in Bergsladen, Sweden. While most of us would easily dismiss the bolts as junk, Malm used his craft to tell their stories in an unexpectedly powerful series called ‘Bolt Poetry’.

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In Germany, hydrophobic walls splash back pee to the drunk guys urinating on them

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Pissed off (pun intended) with public urination, a local organisation in St. Pauli, Germany, has found a way to exact revenge on partygoers with small bladders: by urinating back on them.

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Swirl: A futuristic faucet that turns water streams into complex patterns

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Tuesday 10 March 2015

You’ll look forward to washing the dishes once you get this elegant faucet installed. London Royal College of Art student Simin Qiu has designed a futuristic faucet that not only saves water, but turns it into art.

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He asked Jennifer to marry him every day for a year… she had no idea until now

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 10 March 2015

To prove his love (and patience) for the girl he wants to marry, Dean Smith asked his girlfriend Jennifer for her hand in marriage 365 times. Yep, that’s once every day for a year. But she had no clue.

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Artist turns car into a tank armed with 900 books to be given away for free

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Argentinian artist Raul Lemesoff drives around cities and rural areas in a tank he made himself, using books instead of bullets to liberate people from illiteracy. Called ‘Weapons of Mass Instruction’, Lemesoff’s tank was fashioned out of a 1979 Ford Falcon and filled with 900 books. Basically, it’s a library on wheels – with fake guns!

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GoPro video shows how Cuban cigars are hand-rolled by a master craftsman

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 10 March 2015

Cuban cigar rollers, or ‘torcedores’, are considered to be the best in the world at their craft, and recent GoPro footage shows us exactly why. At a tobacco plantation in San Juan y Martinez, Cuba, a GoPro is strapped to the head of a worker named Miguel as he goes about his work.

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Dr. Seuss penned a nudey book back in 1939 that only sold 2,500 copies

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Monday 9 March 2015

We all know Dr Seuss’ children’s books, but what you might not know about the author – whose real name was Theodor Seuss Geisel – is that he also penned a book in 1939 where all of the characters were in the nude. And they were all women.

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When you are no longer around, at least your cat can still retire in comfort

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By Kenny Ong in News on Monday 9 March 2015

When a cat owner passes away or goes to stay at an institution, there may be no one to take poor kitty in. So it is comforting to know there is a place in England called the Lincolnshire Trust for Cats, which may be the world’s only retirement home for cats.

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175-pound pit bull named Hulk is just 18 months old and a 3-year-old’s best friend

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 9 March 2015

Pit bulls have got a bad rap over the past few years, but one very energetic pit bull named Hulk is the complete opposite of all your negative perceptions. Hulk is only 18 months old (and therefore still growing) but he’s one of the biggest pit bulls in the world!

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McDonald’s asked a band to play for free during SXSW and they’ve got 100% beef with it

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Saturday 7 March 2015

The SXSW music festival is one of the largest of its kind in the world, so when you’re invited to perform, it’s a dream come true. But when you’re asked by fast food giant McDonald’s to perform without pay, then we’ve got problems.

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Terminally ill woman’s wish granted: to go to the museum one final time

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in News on Friday 6 March 2015

While many of us wish for fame or fortune, this terminally ill woman simply wanted a trip to the museum. With the help of a local organisation, her wish came true and she and three other patients were able to see Rembrandt’s self-portrait at the Rijksmuseum in Amsterdam.

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