The entire text of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland, gloriously reprinted on 2,500 bodies as tattoos

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

Litographs, which creates lit-inspired products like t-shirts and bags, has taken wearable art to the next stage with temporary literary tattoos for bibliophiles. To launch its first collection of literary tattoos from fifteen literature classics, it has turned to Kickstarter for help. What’s even better is Litographs’ plan to form the World’s Longest Tattoo Chain with 2,500 people.

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This street artist uses lace patterns to give unadorned streets a fancy makeover

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

Artist ‘NeSpoon’ is turning Warsaw’s neglected and forgotten public spaces into fancy outdoor exhibits by leaving behind lace patterns in the form of spray-painted murals and spider web-like stencils. Using sidewalks, lamp posts, doorways, and utility boxes as her canvas, she spruces up the dull urban atmosphere by adding a touch of whimsy and style.

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Harry Potter’s middle aged life is depressing in these imaginary book covers

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

‘The 40-year-old man with erectile dysfunction who lived’ doesn’t seem to have much appeal as ‘the boy who lived’, doesn’t it? J.K. Rowling recently came out with a short story that revolves around Harry Potter’s life as an adult.

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These pimped-up dogs show us their changing role in today’s society

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

French photographer Sophie Gamand (who we’ve featured before) laments on the evolving role of man’s best friend in the series ‘Watchdogs’.

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This living, breathing tree is ladened with 40 kinds of fruit at the same time

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By Kenny Ong in New Eco on Thursday 31 July 2014

Would you believe us if we tell you this rather colorful tree can produce as many as 40 different varieties of peaches, plums, apricots, nectarines and cherries? Even almonds too. Or have we finally gone nuts? Truth be told, it is actually not as miraculous as it sounds. The amazing feat is achieved with human intervention via the rather mundane process of chip grafting.

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New smart features offer a simplified user experience (Sponsored)

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By Lost At E Minor in Tech on Thursday 31 July 2014

Boasting a revamped user interface and host of new features, the new LG G3 is the ultimate in smart technology. Unveiling the first 5.5­Inch Quad HD display announced in the U.S. market, Laser Auto Focus, Smart Notice and ‘Tap to Shoot’ features, the G3 offers an overall simplified user experience.

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Waterproof, dirt-proof, tear-proof: this Bible just won’t die

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 30 July 2014

If space age nanotechnology is here, why not print the Bible with it? The Forever Bible, which promises to put decaying paper bibles to an end, is purportedly indestructible. Printed on ‘advanced paper that doesn’t use any trees, is 24X stronger than regular paper, and is completely waterproof, dirt-proof, tear-proof, and otherwise life-proof’, the Word […]

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This dog fainted with joy after seeing his owner for the first time in 2 years

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Have you ever missed someone so much that you fainted right after you reunited with that person? If not, then this dog has you beat on the BFF scale. Rebecca Ehalt was visiting her family in Murrysville, Pennsylvania, having flown all the way from Slovenia when she got a very warm – and unexpected – welcome. Their dog, a Schnauzer by the name of Casey, immediately began squealing and crying upon seeing her for the first time in two years (That’s fourteen years in dog years.) [Watch this heart-wrenching video here]

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Howl’s Moving Castle stand aside, this house in Tehran takes the cake

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By Milo Sumner in Architecture on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Architects at the Iranian firm NextOffice have built an incredible new residence, complete with moving parts. The Sharifi-Ha house in Tehran comes with instructions that show the inhabitants how they can rotate whole sections of the three-story building at the push of a button. The original concept was developed in order to create a structure […]

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This artist made 50 random profile photos more awesome by turning them into sloths

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Selfies are so 2013. If you want to up your Facebook profile game, you gotta have a watercolor painting of yourself as a sloth! UK-based illustrator Hector Janse Van Rensberg, more popularly known as ‘Shitty-Watercolour’, chose 50 random Facebook friends to be the subject of his next series: Facebook profile photos turned into sloths. He then painted over their human faces, morphing them into slow-moving but adorable mammals.

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These earphones boost the best surround sound for kinky sex sounds

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By Low Lai Chow in Tech on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Remember the motion-sensing sex accessory by LovePalz? The same company now has a new product in the form of Ladobi, 6-way earphones that will presumably elevate the experience of moans or dirty talking with phone sex — or porn on the computer — to a new surround-sound high. Not sure what to make of this, […]

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Eastern European capitals depicted using various food items

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 30 July 2014

‘Illustrating Eastern Europe’ is a series of landscape food art that features the glorious cities of Prague, Budapest, Bucharest, and Warsaw. The collection of appetizing postcard-like images was created by food stylist Anna Keville Joyce and photographer Agustin Nieto. Blogger Derya Ozyuvali, also known as ‘FoodieBackpacker’, commissioned the project as part of his cooking workshop […]

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Monopoly: The Godfather edition makes us an offer we can’t refuse

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Uh huh, Monopoly has ganged up with another fond childhood favorite of ours, The Godfather, to get us playing the board game again. In this special game edition of Monopoly of the Francis Ford Coppola film trilogy classic, you can now buy, sell and trade memorable locales from The Godfather trilogy like a mob boss […]

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More gore? Action-packed stationery piles on

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By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Wednesday 30 July 2014

Hamburg-based executive creative director Jacques Pense has an imaginative body of commissioned work. For Australian television channel 13th Street, in line with the type of programmes it runs, he came up with these horrific paper stationary items The results are great, with blood and gore splashing about through punched holes and gushing out from torn […]

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This swing set is a musical lightshow where the riders are the musicians

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 30 July 2014

At first glance, you might think this is your average swing set, but once you hop on, it turns into a whimsical performance of lights and sounds! Created by Canadian design collective, ‘Daily Tous Les Jours’, the interactive art installation, called ‘The Swings’, has seats that have illuminated panels at the bottom. Each swinging motion […]

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