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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

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

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

Rachel Oakley Contributor

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

Kenny Ong Contributor

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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Chinese lanterns look beautiful with their reflections cast onto water at night

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 6 March 2015

The Lantern Festival falls on the 15th day of the first Chinese lunar month, which is March 5 this year. In celebration of this, a myriad of beautiful lanterns were on display at Tang Paradise, a Tang dynasty-style royal garden in Xi’an, China.

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These hand-drawn necklaces of Adventure Time characters are absolutely mathematical!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 6 March 2015

Etsy seller Laura Li has turned our favourite Adventure Time characters into beautiful and geeky hand-drawn necklaces. When worn with your hair down, characters like Jake, Cake and Fionna, Lady Rainicorn, and Lord Monochromicorn all appear to wrap around you with their stretchy bodies.

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Adelaide gal uses cute animations to attract Google’s attention… and they ignore her

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 6 March 2015

What does it take to get a job at Google? Apparently much more than cute animated creatures. Lisa Vertudaches from Adelaide, South Australia, made an entire animated video resumé to apply for the position of Google Doodler, and she didn’t even get a call.

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Street artist transforms ordinary walls and buildings into illusions of colourful portals

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 6 March 2015

Drab walls become gateways to another dimension as these colourful portals seemingly pop out of nowhere. Street artist 1010 (pronounced as ten-ten) is responsible for these spray-painted portals, creating his illusions since 2009 around Germany, Panama, and the US.

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Clever butter spreader turns your corn into a delicious yellow submarine

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 6 March 2015

Say goodbye to your butter knife, and say hello to a more fearsome butter-spreading weapon. ‘Spredo’ is a cleverly-designed butter spreader that makes your corn look like a tiny yellow submarine navigating your dining table.

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Adorable cat keeps everyone awake at night snoring like a freight train

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 5 March 2015

This cat has no idea he’s keeping the whole house up at night. To him, it’s just another evening cuddling up in bed, dreaming about mice and climbing cat towers. To his human family, it’s a night of tossing and turning as their moggie snores away like a locomotive.

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Check this out: this is body art, BODY ART! Simply amazing

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in New Illustration on Thursday 5 March 2015

These super trippy optical illusion designs are the work of body-paint artist Natalie Fletcher from Oregon. There is no digital enhancement of these images: it was just freehand airbrush painted on the back of her boyfriend, Todd.

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These towels sure look delicous for Japanese food lovers

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Thursday 5 March 2015

These towels look like pieces of delectable sushi when they are rolled up. And whether you prefer your maki on the inside or outside, you’re covered – just change the fold.

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These gruesome band-aids will make your wounds look worse than they already are

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 5 March 2015

Never be ashamed of your ulcer with maggot infestation or chemical burn ever again. ‘Boo-boos’ is a collection of adhesive bandages that make your wounds appear worse than they really are – perfect if you want to show your squeamish mother that you’re absolutely fine.

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Heartwarming video of skeletons kissing and hugging show us that love has no labels

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 5 March 2015

Warning: prepare lots of tissue. In the video below, a bunch of skeletons kiss, hug, and dance behind a giant x-ray machine as a crowd curiously watches on. The skeletons step out in pairs, revealing these affectionate, loving beings as not just man and woman, but same sex couples, siblings, best friends, and opposing religions. In short, everyone.

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Lingerie with burgers, fries, and milkshakes prints redefine the meaning of ‘food porn’

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 4 March 2015

San Francisco-based lingerie company ‘Naja’ has come up with a lingerie line that puts the ‘porn’ in ‘food porn’ – their cheeky knickers feature prints of hamburgers, fries, milkshakes, as well as sushi and sake on the front.

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Slurpee surfing: ocean waves are now rolling in as slush due to freezing temperatures

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 4 March 2015

Record freezing temperatures have been battering the eastern US in past weeks, resulting in many a grumpy driveway owner. There is, however, a beautiful side to all this cold weather: slurpee waves.

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