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This is how you make a cake that looks like a ’24 carrot’ gold bar

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Putting your money where your mouth is, literally. Paige Russell of the website Instructables has come up with a recipe that’s rich in flavor: a 24 carrot gold cake.

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Turn your freezing fingers into French fries with these witty gloves

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 25 March 2015

Nothing like comfort food to keep your spirits up in the middle of a blizzard, eh? Late last year, Dallas-based ad agency ‘Moroch’ came up with an out-of-the-box idea for McDonald’s: fry gloves, a pair of knitted gloves that’ll make your hands look like an order of their beloved French fries.

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Turn your pooch into a disco dog with LED vests controlled by your phone

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Why settle for an ordinary dog vest when you can make him the life of the party wearing a flashing LED vest! A new Kickstarter is offering the Disco Dog vest, a doggie jacket that is lit up with 256 RGB LEDs and controlled from a smartphone app!

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Cheeky bus ads in Chicago are helping to raise awareness about cancer

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Tuesday 24 March 2015

Imagine sitting on a bus and showing the whole world your butt crack. One cancer foundation is aiming to get the butt crack shown all over Chicago for a very cheeky cancer awareness campaign.

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Guy interrupts a tortoise getting intimate, gets chased by a very slow and angry male tortoise

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Tuesday 24 March 2015

National Geographic’s Paul Rose was filming a documentary with his crew on an island in Seychelles when they heard something peculiar: tortoise moans. They then found two 250kg tortoises doing the nasty in the bushes, and proceeded to watch – because that’s what all of us would do.

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Spotted: Spider-Man feeding the homeless in Birmingham at night

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By Kenny Ong in News on Monday 23 March 2015

Spider-Man comes to life in Birmingham, UK two times a week, between 9pm and midnight local time. In reality, he’s actually one anonymous 20-year-old man who puts on his Spider-Man suit to deliver sandwiches that he buys from supermarkets to local homeless people.

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Artist turns coffee stains into realistic paintings of pop culture characters

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Monday 23 March 2015

Art that’s sure to perk up your morning. UK-based illustrator Maria A. Aristidou creates paintings of famous characters not with paint but with something more brew-tiful: coffee.

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Parents can now become instant playgrounds for their kids with this funny vest

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Monday 23 March 2015

Why bother bringing your kids to the playground when you can BE the playground? Created at the Tama Art University in Japan by graduating senior Atsushi Shiraishi, the ‘AthleTitti’ is a vest which has crisscrossing ropes that parents put on, letting their child climb them like a human jungle gym.

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A fire pit that looks like the witch-king of Angmar from Lord of the Rings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 21 March 2015

It might not be a ring, but it’ll still make you go: ‘My preciousssss’. UK-based Alex Dodson of ‘Burned By Design’, has come up with a fire pit that looks like the head of the Witch-King of Angmar in the Lord of the Rings trilogy.

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These socks will bring on the sushi cravings whenever you put them on

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Saturday 21 March 2015

Oh boy, this would surely bring foot fetish (or is it food fetish?) to a whole new level. Fresh from the sushi carousel, these delicious-looking sushi socks are made in Toyama, Japan.

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We bet you can win at least one game of ping pong playing at this round table

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Saturday 21 March 2015

Why play ping pong on an ordinary table when you can play a few games at once on this round table created by Lee Wen?

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This bridegroom created a magical wedding setting for his bride

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 20 March 2015

For his own wedding, artist and designer Benjamin Shine created two sculptures of his and his bride’s profiles gazing at each other, with both extending to long sculptural ribbons that spiraled in and out of the trees in the forest where the wedding was held. The ribbons, in turn, directed his wedding guests right up to the ceremony’s seating area.

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Tissue alert! Watch as lab chimps are finally given freedom after 30 years of being caged up

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Eco, Video on Friday 20 March 2015

After 30 years (yes, three-zero) of being locked up in stifling metal lab cages and behind bullet-proof glass, a group of chimpanzees were finally given the freedom they deserved. Get the tissues ready because this is one hell of an emotional roller coaster.

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Internet breakdown! These nails are doing exactly what #TheDress did to us

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art, New Fashion on Thursday 19 March 2015

First there was the dress (it’s black and blue, you guys). But now, for whatever reason, the Internet has sparked up a new conversation… and it involves the colour of these nails.

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Forget glitter: Now you can send your enemies a bag of dicks

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Thursday 19 March 2015

If you really can’t stand someone, you should opt out of the glitter fad and go with a bag of dicks. Yes, that’s right, folks. You can now send your greatest enemies (or frenemies) a big bag of dicks and go tell ‘em to eat a few, too.

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Swedish sign language interpreter makes it hard to tell who’s actually competing in this singing contest

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By Rachel Oakley in New Music on Thursday 19 March 2015

You know what? Girls might just wanna have fun, but sign language interpreters just wanna get down and boogie! The world was amused when Lydia Callis gave an Oscar-worthy performance of signing while New York City Mayor Bloomberg gave a speech on Hurricane Sandy.

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Overly excited otters greet their favourite zoo keeper with so much cuteness

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco, Video on Thursday 19 March 2015

When your dog greets you, he wags his tail. Maybe he jumps up and licks you a few times. And when otters see their favourite zoo keeper? Well, the excitement is just as adorable.

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Google engineer builds himself a real-life speeder bike off an old Star Wars toy

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 19 March 2015

Boston-based Google hardware engineer Adam Woodworth has come up with possibly the closest thing we have to a real-life Star Wars speeder bike: a modified quadcopter that looks like it. Interplanetary races at the park, anyone? Using a 12-inch speeder bike replica that was released back in the ‘90s, Woodworth was able to integrate four seven-inch rotors, giving the Star Wars toy the ability to fly (no word yet on the blasters.)

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Horsey: A clever frame add-on that makes your bike look like a horse

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 19 March 2015

The pony you’ve always wanted. Back in 2010 for the Seoul Cycle Design Competition, designer Eungi Kim came up with a novel concept that turns your bike into a horse. Called ‘Horsey’, the whimsical accessory/ornament is made out of a wooden material that you can easily attach to your bike, making your ride stand out from the rest!

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In China, farmers build Transformers replicas out of junk, then sell them for $160,000

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 18 March 2015

Goes to show that anything can be made in China, including awesome space robots. Farmers Yu Zhilin and Yu Lingyun have made a lucrative business out of turning old auto parts into giant replicas of Transformers characters. And if that’s not impressive enough, as reference, they just used instructions from the internet.

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