17 year-old Kiwi boy wins Instagram fame by dressing up as various female celebrities

Zolton Editor

By Zolton in New Photography on Friday 1 August 2014

How do you amass 1.5 million Instagram followers in the snap of a finger? Simple: follow the lead of 17-year-old Kiwi, Martin, who has created a massive online buzz for his regular uploads of him dressed as various female celebrities and film characters. His characterization is flawless, as is his burgeoning entrepreneurial spirit.

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Paddington Bear gets a horror movie makeover!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Friday 1 August 2014

Whether you like it or not, Paddington Bear is being made into a CGI blockbuster movie and will be released later this year. In honor of the movie’s upcoming release, a new (and quite awesome) Tumblr account has documented Paddington Bear in all the creepiness we knew was always in him!

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Barker’s Brew: a beer for man’s best friend has finally arrived!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Thursday 31 July 2014

Barker’s Brew is a new non-alcoholic beer made especially for dogs. It comes just as beautifully packaged as any edible product fit for human consumption, just in case doggie feels discriminated against. Available in two awesome flavors (chicken and beef), the doggie beer is also infused with Vitamin E because we know dogs look so […]

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Husband became the hilarious subject of a maternity photoshoot after his wife refused to be part of it

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

A man’s gotta do what a man’s gotta do. Saddened by his pregnant wife’s decision to not take maternity photos, this guy decided to push through with it by himself! So he hired a photographer and pretended his big beer belly actually contained a baby. He then went about striking all the stereotypical maternity poses […]

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Customers got teary-eyed after receiving personalized gifts from this ATM

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 31 July 2014

Warning: prepare lots and lots of tissue. You’ll be needing them at the end of this video. As part of their ‘#TDThanksyou’ campaign, TD Canada Trust went the extra mile to show their heartfelt appreciation for their customers by turning their ATMs into ‘Automated Thanking Machines’. Instead of spitting out cash and receipts, the machines […]

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These pin-up girls made from cabbages will unexpectedly turn you on

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

You may not like eating vegetables, but how about lovingly gazing at them all day long like some pubescent teenage boy? Chinese photographer and artist Ju Duoqi has been playing with vegetables since 2006. That is, playing with them in an artistic way. In 2008, she came out with ‘The Vegetable Museum’, a series of […]

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A world record was just broken for the fastest clapping in one minute

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 31 July 2014

I think it’s safe to say no one really takes world records seriously anymore, especially when we’re faced with something like this. Back in February, a world record was made by Bryan Bednarek achieved the impossible – he broke the record for most handclaps in a single minute, with 804 in total. The video is quite entertaining, if you’re into single handclapping.

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This gigantic Banyan tree is bigger than your average Wal-Mart

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Thursday 31 July 2014

A gigantic Banyan tree located in Kolkata, India may look like a forest from far away, but it is actually made up of a myriad of aerial roots that cover 3.5 square acres of land (approximately 156,000 square feet or 14,400 square meters). Not only does this statistic qualify it as the world’s widest tree, […]

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Here’s how some people are trying to avoid sunburn in Japan

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Fashion on Thursday 31 July 2014

For those wanting to cover up in the warmer months, there’s a new item of clothing you might want added to your wish list. It’s called an anti-sunburn mask and it’s supposed to cut down on UV rays by up to 98%. But there’s a catch. You have to wear this over your face, so […]

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This clever latte art took a sharp NSFW turn, very fast

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 31 July 2014

Reddit is great for so many things–one of them being extraordinary latte art. But one Redditor, KingPimpCommander, had a different kind of latte art to share with the world. While relaxing in a Scottish cafe, this coffee lover started to receive very clever latte art on top of his frothy drinks.

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Gorgeous fashion statements, upcycled from army uniforms and parachutes

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Fashion on Thursday 31 July 2014

Berlin-based Karen Jessen has been handcrafting, in the past few years, some interesting fashion collections out of upcycling and repurposing textile surplus. Her most recent collection, Make Love Not Fashion, has her cutting up military uniforms, parachutes and leather bits to form really a bewitching range that is just as intricate as it is intriguing. […]

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A four hour concert was held underwater at a beautiful coral barrier reef in Florida

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 31 July 2014

On July 2 this year, about 500 divers and snorkelers gathered to enjoy the Lower Keys Underwater Music Festival in the Florida Keys National Marine Sanctuary. And they did it underwater. Held at Looe Key Reef along the continental United States’ only living coral barrier reef, they submerged and listened to a local radio station’s […]

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People having toothaches while posing for photos

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Photography on Thursday 31 July 2014

It may be that smiling too broadly for the camera hurts your gums. Or that the Japanese are simply showing the world a new way of making their face look slimmer. Hey, if the camera is going to add ten pounds to you, why not hide these ten pounds with your palm magically obscuring part […]

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Warning: People who look like donuts will make you swear off donuts for a while

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Trends on Thursday 31 July 2014

Which one came first? Donuts or people? We don’t know. And frankly, it doesn’t mater anymore now that we’ve seen this series of portraits of people who look like donuts. These were done by photographer Brandon Voges, Strange Donuts and The Marlin Network as a teaser for an event. That food styling — or folk […]

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You’d think these letters are alive, but they’re really just 3D calligraphy!

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 31 July 2014

The letters, they are alive! Or not. Turkish graphic designer Tolga Girgin illustrated these calligraphy pieces that seem to rise up from their 2D canvas, but are actually just products of some clever use of shadow and perspective! Amazing how many people you can deceive with a pen, yeah? If that’s not enough to satisfy […]

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