Watch how electronic makeup changes this girl’s face in just seconds

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Talk about #MakeupTransformation! This past week we saw average people turning into their look-a-like celebrities using makeup, and I gotta say, we were pretty impressed. But that stuff’s nothing compared to what Nobumichi Asai and his ‘electronic makeup’.

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This baby wombat became the subject of a Photoshop battle on Reddit and the results were hilarious

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By Zolton in New Design on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Strike one up for the Reddit community. They got a hold of this sweet, innocent baby wombat and subjected it to a torrent of Photoshop wickedness, trying to outdo each other with their outrageous reinterpretations of the little fella’s character. Personally, we love the Keanu and the Star Wars ones in particular, but most of […]

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This might look like a lake, but it’s actually a $2 million swimming pool

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By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Wednesday 20 August 2014

What’s a good way to spend $2 million? THIS. Called ‘The Mountain’, this extravagant pool located in Springville, Utah is the stuff dreams are made of. As you can see, it’s not like your ordinary backyard pool, it actually blends in with the scenic background through its man-made cliffs and waterfalls. This 360,000 gallon pool […]

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These photos show real women around the world at the moment of orgasm (NSFW)

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By Lost At E Minor in New Photography on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Quick, avert your eyes. Or not! These rather revealing photos by Linda Troeller show a range of emotions and reactions from 25 women of different ages and cultural backgrounds at the very moment that they orgasm. It’s all in the interests of breaking down the taboos around dialogue on female sexuality and how sensual a female orgasm can be. The photos have been compiled into a book, appropriately called Orgasm, being released by Daylight books and will be on display at the always inspiring Photoville event in Brooklyn commencing on September 20.

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Whoa! This video of a Pitbull licking a baby Cottontail Rabbit is about the cutest thing we’ve seen all year

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By Lost At E Minor in Video on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Well, it has good taste in friends. Placid pitbull, Sharky, is captured here cleaning Wild Baby Bunny in a video that will have you adding both to your Christmas wish list this year. Says Youtube user and the pets’s owner TexasGirly1979: ‘this is cottontail rabbit, and Sharky adopted him on Easter Sunday in our back […]

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Photographer seeks out peaceful moments in the midst of hectic travelling

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Travelling can be a very stressful business from time to time. Rushing through airports, scurrying between platforms or wedging yourself in among hundreds of sweaty people, none of this is exactly calming and we inevitably go through at least some of it in our lives.

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Heart-melting photos show the awesome transformation of abused dogs before and after they were rescued

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By Lost At E Minor in New Trends on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Kudos to our friends at the aptly named Bored Panda who put together an uplifting and thought-provoking collection of photos to commemorate International Homeless Animal Day, which was last Saturday, August 16. It spotlights the positive impact we can all have when we rescue a dog from an atrocious situation and give them a loving, nurturing environment in which to thrive in.

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Who knew that underneath the streets of London there’s a secret skatepark

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By Milo Sumner in Cool Travel on Wednesday 20 August 2014

London: a city of intrigue, plotting and pigeons. The old metropolis’ centre sits on top of miles of sewers, crypts, passageways and abandoned tube tunnels (that’s ‘metro’ to you out-of-towners). Down there among the unexploded luftwaffe bombs and Guy Fawkes’ secret pad you might be surprised to find a fully functioning skatepark.

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Portraits of scared scientists reveal truth about climate change

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By Rachel Guest in New Photography on Wednesday 20 August 2014

Sometimes a picture says a thousand facts. Tired of climate change being discussed in dry facts and figures, photographer Nick Bowers decided to take an emotive approach to climate change by capturing the frightened faces of those most in the know – climatologists.

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These specially commissioned va-va-voom sculptures depict the spirit of the Goodwood Festival of Speed

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 19 August 2014

The Goodwood Festival of Speed is an annual hill climb featuring historic motor racing vehicles held in the grounds of Goodwood House, West Sussex, England where fans can see F1 va-va-voom machines as well as cars and motorbikes from motor-racing history climb the hill.

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It’s hard to believe that these sculptures are really made of stone

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Hirotoshi Itoh, a.k.a Jiyuseki, is a Japanese artist who works with purposefully difficult materials to create light-hearted sculptures that challenge the convention of that material.

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This artist has created a different miniature diorama every day for the past four years

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Tuesday 19 August 2014

When I see fruit and vegetables, I can only think of food. Artist Tanaka Tatsuya sees broccoli and parsley as a potential miniature tree or forest and has been using such everyday objects creatively with his collection of tiny figurines, turning them into various replicas of life events that will elicit an amused smile from appreciative viewers.

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This woman gets paid $60 an hour to cuddle with complete strangers

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By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Samantha Hess is a professional cuddler. For US$60 an hour, the 30-year-old from Portland will snuggle up with strangers one-on-one. ‘It’s definitely enough to make a living just doing this job, and I never need to take more than five sessions a day,’ she says. By working six days a week, Hess can make up to $7,200 in a month. About 90% of her clientele are men between the ages of 20 and 75.

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In Australia there is an annual fashion parade … for ducks

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By Milo Sumner in New Events on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Well, now we’ve seen everything! This quirky Australian farmer has been dressing his ducks to the nines for thirty years, and people love it. Each year, as part of the Sydney Royal Easter Show, Brian Harrington bedecks the ducks and geese in dashing outfits of pink, yellow, blue and green.

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This Yelp reviewer can’t help putting his wife’s cleavage in every food shot he posts

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By Tristan Rayner in Cool Websites on Tuesday 19 August 2014

Now this is one cleavage, sorry, clever guy. Yelp reviewer, ‘Charley C’, has been reviewing a number of restaurants with descriptions including ‘tender’, ‘firm’, and ‘DDD: Doubly Delicious Dinner’. But we’re not sure the reviews are genuinely about the food, and not really about something a little more, er, risque. Charley has reviewed four restaurants on Yelp, and offered up 34 tips. And, oh yeah, he has lots and lots of pics of what he describes as ‘Double Deeeelicious’ food.

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