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Award-winning photographer captures models with a 0.3-megapixel children’s camera

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 5 January 2015

Remember the very first digital cameras? They produced incredibly grainy images and were working with 1-2 megapixels. Today we’re spoiled with smartphones that take better pictures than those of the 90s. But what happens when a professional photographer goes back in time and uses a cheap camera with just 0.3-megapixels? Lara Jade took the dare by DigitalRev TV and went to the streets of Hong Kong to shoot couture fashion photographs.

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This is what dinosaurs would look like if they were cupcakes and oreos

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 5 January 2015

If dinosaurs were made out of waffles and donuts, I’m pretty sure we’d be the ones savagely feeding on them instead of the other way around. Spanish graphic designer Alejo Malia created a series of illustrations that imagines dinosaurs as desserts. Yes, you heard that right. Called ‘Jurassic Sweet’, the series shows giant dessert lizards […]

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Shiba Inu gets a lift, shows us all how to swim in mid-air

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Sunday 4 January 2015

We can’t get enough of watching this Shiba Inu stoically trying to swim in mid-air, but just… can’t… reach the water with his woefully short legs. Thanks to this video by graphic designer Tommy Returntables on Instagram of his dog Maruko doing just that, our day has been made.

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This illustrator improves strangers’ Instagram photos by adding cartoons

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Sunday 4 January 2015

While most of us only see images as they are, London-based Brazilian artist Lucas Levitan’s wild imagination lets him see another world altogether. In ‘Photo Invasion’, Levitan takes the Instagram pics of strangers and draws in characters who interact with the photos’ subjects, effectively changing their storylines.

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Cyberman feeder turns unsuspecting squirrels into a Doctor Who villain

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Sunday 4 January 2015

We’d gladly let Cybermen invade our planet if only they were this cute and huggable! ‘Doctor Who’ fan Emma Young created this Cyberman squirrel feeder. It’s made out of an old shower radio and was hung in Young’s backyard, waiting for its first gullible squirrel to pass by. Luckily for us, it did! You can see the half squirrel, half cyborg in action here.

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Photographer shoots people’s portraits like it’s the 1980s

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 2 January 2015

Now that’s what you call a throwback photo! Photographer Robbie Augspurger relives the good ‘ol days of portraiture by making his photos look like they were taken in the ‘80s. He foregoes the oft-used vintage filters we see on apps like Instagram, and instead chooses to style his subjects in the hilarious and nostalgic look […]

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Chubby penguins get put on a 30-minute walk to keep them trim through the winter

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Friday 2 January 2015

To help keep their penguins trim during the winter months, Japan’s Asahiyama Zoo has introduced The Penguin Walk twice a day from December to March. Each walk lasts about 30 minutes and helps penguins to stay fit and healthy during the winter months when they tend to be less active and accumulate more fat. Visitors to the zoo can watch up close as these feathered friends get their waddle on, with the birds accustomed to the attention they receive every day.

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This gas station toilet surprisingly looks better than your own room

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Friday 2 January 2015

The next time you’re looking for an unrealistically cheap but fancy apartment, maybe you should try looking in Bohol, Philippines? Here’s the catch though: that swanky apartment is actually a gas station toilet!

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These images of parenting in the animal kingdom will make you feel warm and loving

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By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Friday 2 January 2015

Animals, both docile and ferocious, love their offspring as much as their human equivalents do and will protect them with the best of their abilities. Do you know that a baby elephant will have an entire herd of mommies to look after it? And when a meerkat mom leaves the den to hunt, she will […]

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Aerial daredevils build massive hammock 400 feet above

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By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 1 January 2015

A group of daredevils led by slackline enthusiast Andy Lewis recently spent Thanskgiving putting up an impressive spiderweb-like hammock in Utah. Dubbed the Mothership Space Net Penthouse, this playnet hovered 400 feet above the Moab desert floor ground, with highliners making their way across the five perilous legs of the net that went up to […]

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Guy ties 90 balloons to his lawn chair, goes up 8,000 feet in the air

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 31 December 2014

This is the real-life version of the Disney film ‘Up’ – minus the cranky old guy and annoying but lovable chubby boy scout. Professional daredevil Erik Roner, in collaboration with Rockstar Energy Drink, filled 90 balloons with 50 tanks of helium and attached all of them to a rickety lawn chair. He then hopped onto the make-shift hot air balloon, which took him as high up as 8,000 feet in the air.

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How much does it cost to look good? Perfect strangers unveil their clothing costs

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By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Wednesday 31 December 2014

Just how much money are you willing to sacrifice on an outfit? $50? $100? $1,000? More? Thanks to Joe Monster, we finally find out just how much money goes into an everyday outfit. It looks like these photos were taken in New York’s Lincoln Center, where Fashion Week takes place each year.

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This car can run for 100 years without ever having to refuel

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By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Wednesday 31 December 2014

Powered by thorium, which would last so long it may even outlive you, the vehicle will combust long before this chemical does. Thorium is radioactive, and bits of it is use to build a laser beam that heats water, which then produces steam and powers an energy-producing turbine.

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Haunting photos of Icelandic twins will make you wish you were one

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 30 December 2014

Nobody knows what it’s like to be a twin except a twin. But photographer Ariko Inaoka has tried to capture the synchronicity of Icelandic twins Erna and Hrefna every sumer for the past five years. Inaoka states that this is an ongoing project and hopes to photograph the twins until they are 16 years old.

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Beautiful ice sculptures result when the fierce winds on this mountain blow

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By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Tuesday 30 December 2014

Mount Javornik is part of a mountain range in eastern Slovenia. It is popular with skiers as it receives a generous abundance of snow fall year after year. And when the snow is pummeled by the ferocious wind in such high altitudes, the trees and lookout towers upon which they rest are compressed into hard […]

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Jolly fire-breathing Godzilla Christmas tree knocks the competition out of the woods

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By Low Lai Chow in New Events, New Trends on Tuesday 30 December 2014

We take out hats off to whoever came up with this Godzilla Christmas Tree that apparently appeared in Tokyo’s Aqua City Odaiba shopping mall in 2011, complete with the jolly monstrous tree with fairy lights all over it and red eyes aglow, spewing fiery smoke from its mouth and a Santa hat on its crown. […]

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Try this over-the-top octopus tentacles ring for some sea monster drama in your life

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Monday 29 December 2014

Jason of Beverly Hills CEO Jason Arasheben recently posted a picture of this impressive octopus ring with tentacles splayed across a model’s hand with the cryptic note ‘Diamond Octopus ring takes over Rodeo Drive’. This horrific kickass bit of jewelry doesn’t seem to be available for sale on the site yet, but it needs to be.

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Shiba Inu puppy knows what to do when he gets arrested for being too cute

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Monday 29 December 2014

Try and catch me, coppers… ok you got me. This is Kibo, a 3-month-old Shiba Inu. He is also the worst candidate to be a gangster. In the video below, he obediently spreads his legs against the wall when his owner points an imaginary gun at him and yells, ‘Spread ‘em!’

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Africa’s soon-to-be tallest building looks so much like Sauron’s tower

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By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Monday 29 December 2014

Apparently, Mordor is located – or at least will soon be located – in Morocco. The ‘Al Noor Tower’ is a planned 1771-foot (540-meter) building to be built in Casablanca. Once finished, it will be the tallest building in all of Africa.

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This beautiful cat has the ugliest sleeping face we’ve ever seen

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Sunday 28 December 2014

Don’t be fooled by this feline’s gorgeous blue eyes and plush white fur, for as soon as she takes a cat nap, she has the face only a mother could love. This is Setsu-Chan, a cat dubbed by the Japanese media as the ‘Most Awful Sleeping Face’. It’s not hard to see why. With eyes rolled back, tongue popping out, and saliva dripping down her chin, she definitely sets the bar for being unphotogenic. Having an ugly sleeping face, however, hasn’t stopped people from admiring her.

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