Cat with his own school I.D. is the new ‘teacher’s pet’

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 26 August 2015

At Leland High School in San Jose, California, there’s one particular student who’s taken the meaning of teacher’s pet quite literally. His name is Bubba, and he’s a cat. A studious cat, if I may add!

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Would you jump into the Cage of Death beside a mammoth croc? In Darwin you can!

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Wednesday 26 August 2015

Australia is definitely the country to visit if you’re seeking adrenalin in your adventures. But you may want to steer clear of Darwin’s Crocosaurus Cove if you’ve ever had nightmares about being swallowed whole by a 5-metre crocodile. Just sayin’.

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Yes, there is such a thing as lingerie fighting (NSFWish)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Events on Wednesday 26 August 2015

If you’re kicking yourself because you had no idea the Lingerie Fighting Championships was taking place in Vegas this past month (or that they actually existed), fear not – there’s always next year.

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Is this the most controversial tour on Earth? An ‘illegal immigrant’ adventure in Mexico

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Wednesday 26 August 2015

There’s a town in Mexico named El Alberto which is 800 miles south of the US border. You wouldn’t think a town of 3,000 people would attract many visitors but here is where travellers from all over come to participate in a simulated illegal border crossing.

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Oh, just a giant hand in the middle of the Chilean desert

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 26 August 2015

You don’t really expect to see much while travelling through deserts, but when you venture to Chile’s Atacama Desert, prepare for some incredible art.

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This Parisian museum celebrates all things erotic (NSFW)

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Wednesday 26 August 2015

Get your freak on at Paris’ most memorable museum: Musée de l’érotisme, aka the Erotic Museum. That’s right, if you feel like stretching those boundaries and jumping way out of the box, this museum is just a few steps from the Moulin Rouge and offers an entire space devoted to ‘artistic’ erotica.

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Japan offers sumo tours for all you sumo-obsessed fans!

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Tuesday 25 August 2015

After you’ve visited every tourist attraction in Tokyo, wander off that beaten path and aim to do something completely different. Something nobody has ever told you about. You know, like a Sumo Tour.

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This Star Trek-like elevator fits nicely into the corner of your room

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Tuesday 25 August 2015

What’s up with stairs? They’re so last year. This year it’s all about the Star Trek elevator, or more commonly known as the Lifestyle Lift.

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This Harry Potter-inspired classroom is the next best thing to wizardry school

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Tuesday 25 August 2015

Why go to Hogwarts when you can bring Hogwarts to you? On Reddit, the husband of a special education teacher and Potterhead posted photos of his wife’s redecorated Harry Potter-themed classroom.

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Infiniti’s incredible ‘From Pencil to Metal’ 360-degree video

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Tuesday 25 August 2015

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For the second of two innovative films that debuted at this year’s Pebble Beach Concours d’Elegance, Infiniti’s Executive Design Director, Alfonso Albaisa, takes viewers into the design process of the QX30 concept car.

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Key hanger that looks like an amp is for the music lover in you

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 25 August 2015

You might not be living life like a rockstar, but at least your keys can. This here is the Jack Rack key hanger from Pluginz. It’s made to disguise itself as a miniature amp that can hold your keys via an audio jack keychain.

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Bucket list alert: Get up close with orphaned baby elephants in Kenya

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Tuesday 25 August 2015

Instead of taking a holiday to relax on the beach, travel to Kenya’s David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust and check out adorable orphaned baby elephants.

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All this grizzly bear wants to do is roll down the hillside

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Tuesday 25 August 2015

While taking a tour of Denali National Park, Minnesota tourist David Pangborn along with a group of visitors saw something quite spectacular: A grizzly bear. But this was no ordinary grizzly bear. This grizzly bear didn’t feel like walking down the hill before him. So he rolled.

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Woman live tweets a couples’ dramatic breakup 30,000 feet in the air

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Tuesday 25 August 2015

Kelly Keegs thought she was going to have a nice, relaxing flight last night but instead she got some in-flight entertainment that she’ll never forget. After a delayed takeoff and waiting on the runway, a guy closeby to Kelly thought it was the perfect time to breakup with his girl. So she decided to live tweet the whole ordeal.

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Tiny baby pandas make their public debut in China and it’s all so adorable

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Tuesday 25 August 2015

Is there anything cuter than baby pandas snoozing in baskets? Ten baby pandas made their debut public appearance at China’s Ya’an Bi Feng Xia Giant Panda Breeding Center on Friday. The pandas range in age from one week to two months old and were part of a ‘healthy boom’ in the birth of panda cubs.

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