Honeybees are responsible for the pollination of a whole load of things that humans like to eat, including pretty much any fruit and vegetable that springs to mind. As Einstein once said: ‘If the bees go, we go.’
Oh, these are are too funny for words. This collection of ‘Cat? What cat?’ photos from our friends at Sad & Useless will have your sides splitting. Something about the utterly bemused look in each of the cat’s faces as they play cushion for ever-attentive dogs is completely hilarious. It’s as if they’ve finally accepted their lot in life, like the intelligent kid with the stupid big brother who comes to terms with being pushed around… or sat on?
There’s not a lot we can tell you about this photograph… but then again, what do you need to know? Never before has any creature been able to imbue so much scorn, distaste and hatred into a glare as this cat. It’s almost as if he (she?) is daring the driver to move the car. Perhaps all puss wants is to come along for a ride, who knows.
There is something worse than working a job that is unrewarding-working in a cubicle and listening to your co-workers’ cackling all day. Most of us have been there, but if the boss won’t allow us to wear headphones, we don’t have many other options than to listen to the workplace gossip from 9 – 5. Until now!
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Duck..dodge!…weave…side-step…dodge again! Maybe the best way to win a fight is just to keep moving, avoiding blows and never actually throwing any yourself. It certainly seems like a good idea when you see the guy in the YouTube video challenging random people on the street to punch him in the face… or rather he challenges them to TRY and punch him in the face.
Sensory Maps is a company dedicated to referencing different city smells, whether good or bad. Multi-sensory artist Kate McLean has created Smellmaps, a map of odors around various cities of the world so people can tour different areas and take in the famous smells of places like Amsterdam, Glasgow and Paris.
Seven years ago, when his 13-year old daughter asked if a single-wheeled motorcycle that she had seen in a video game could ever exist, engineer Chris Hoffmann set out to find out. Now, after many years of painstaking designing, his daughter’s dream has come true. Introducing RYNO, the world’s first ‘micro-cycle’, a futuristic-as-hell piece of kit that balances itself forward and backwards while relying on the user to maintain sideways balance.
Keeping your beard groomed and looking its absolute best takes a lot of work. And if you’ve been sporting a beard for a while, you might know about beard combs-tools especially designed to delicately brush through that facial hair. Well now there’s a new product on the market that not only tackles your beard, but also gets rid of unwanted vinyl records.
Cracking nuts hasn’t been fun since humans discovered we could eat them, but London-based designer Roger Arquer has turned the tables and is making nut cracking an exciting and playful experience. He’s invented the Nut Hammer, a nutcracker with a silicone head that fits over the end of a hammer and smashes nuts of all […]
Since nobody likes to wait at traffic lights, one company, Smart, decided to place a very special set of traffic lights in the middle of Lisbon, Portugal. They allowed random pedestrians to enter an oversized traffic light studio, dance, and their moves were displayed in real time on the traffic lights outside.
Talk about inaccessibility! Not only is this concept house located deep in the Scottish Highlands, but it’s mounted high above the ground on stilts. Roost House, created by French designer Benoit Challand, was inspired by the modernist architecture of Le Corbusier as well as the sculptural forms of Santiago Calatrava. Set several stories above the ground on an angular scaffold, the concept was created around the idea of a futuristic self-sustaining house.
You’ve probably seen Leatherback turtles on documentaries before. They’re the largest of all living turtles, with their front flippers growing up to 2.7 metres and the mean size being anywhere from 250 to 700kg. These turtles feed mostly on jellyfish, but if you look inside their mouths, you might think they’re more suited to dine on humans.
on January 1st of last year, Lorraine Loots decided to create one miniature painting a day for the 365 days. The resulting series, entitled Postcards for Ants, is truly incredible.
You’ve tried it all-lotions, face masks, organic treatments-but nothing makes you feel more beautiful than having your face set alight, right? This bizarre practice known as Huo Liao is a Chinese beauty treatment that is thought to stimulate the skin and address dullness, sagging and wrinkles.
19-year-old graphic designer Cassandra perfectly captures the problems women encounter with their hair through a series of illustrations. In the series, she pits her hair expectations (usually in the form of TV commercial-worthy hair) against its harsh realities (often tangled, hard to manage, and downright frustrating to fix.) No wonder it takes forever for women […]