A GoPro was strapped to a liquor bottle at a wedding and the results are hilarious

Tristan Rayner Editor

By Tristan Rayner in Video on Tuesday 28 October 2014

For anyone who has been to a wedding – the coming together of two people deeply in love, on their special day, is actually all about sharing alcohol with friends and family. As this very accurate GoPro footage will attest.

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Haha! This prank sees foodies fooled by McDonald’s food passed off as organic tapas

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in Video on Tuesday 28 October 2014

We may not be ardent fans of McDonald’s, but it’s still pretty funny to see how these guys from YouTube channel Life Hunters pranked food experts when they went to a food convention in Houten, Netherlands and passed off artfully-styled McDonald’s meals as classy organic tapas-like dishes.

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Guy using a wheelbarrow to do skateboard stunts is flat out amazing

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Tuesday 28 October 2014

Move over, skateboards. In the video below by ‘Goldenboy’, a custom-made 24-carat gold sport barrow (essentially a fancy, athletic wheelbarrow) is used to imitate skateboard tricks. Wheelbarrow rider Alex Siegfried took it to the streets to do some pretty cool stunts, amazing and baffling people along the way. You know what would be cooler? If […]

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This Finnish photographer can take a better selfie than you

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Monday 27 October 2014

If you’re going to take a series of selfies, you better make sure they’re interesting. Nobody wants to sit at the computer looking at a selfie unless it’s controversial, funny, or, let’s face it, of themselves. So with that in mind, let’s all shift our gaze to a few selfies of Iiu Susiraja, a Finnish self-portrait photographer who knows a thing or two about capturing-and keeping-our attention.

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Tea and kittens will remove the daily stress from office environments

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Monday 27 October 2014

Since the office can be a stressful place, you should always have a website you visit to relax and take five. Some might choose Reddit, others might choose Digg, and let’s face it, the more intelligent office workers will select Lost at E Minor to browse while neglecting work. But if you’re looking for a fluffier website, a place where you’ll feel on cloud nine and like your stress is just washing away, may I suggest you visit Tea and Kittens.

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Hilarious examples of TLDR Wikipedia entries

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Cool Websites on Monday 27 October 2014

If you’ve ever browsed Reddit, you might’ve seen ‘TL;DR‘ written once or twice. It stands for ‘too long; didn’t read’ and applies to any wall of text that goes just a bit over the word limit where you can’t be bothered reading paragraph after paragraph.

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Prickly and perilous popsicles are this summer’s sweet treat!

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 27 October 2014

There’s a new kind of icy pole on the block and it’s about as cool as it gets. These are called Dangerous Popsicles and while the popsicles aren’t toxic, what they’re molded after are.

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Artist transforms an apartment into a tennis court because… why not?

Milo Sumner Contributor

By Milo Sumner in Architecture on Monday 27 October 2014

We absolutely love it when Art doesn’t take itself too seriously. A work of art can have meaning and still make you chuckle, a point perfectly illustrated by this awesome installation in a French gallery. Artist Benedetto Bufalino wants people to rethink indoor tennis, and so transformed an irregular set of rooms at the Interface Gallery in Dijon into a pristine tennis court.

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This airplane safety video has to be the most epic ever made!

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Video on Monday 27 October 2014

As the ‘official’ airline of Middle-Earth, Air New Zealand has gone all out to celebrate the third and final installment of The Hobbit Trilogy – The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies. In their latest inflight safety video directed by Taika Waititi, the airline has roped in Elijah Wood and Sir Peter Jackson in […]

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Get your adrenalin pumping when you dive with a shark just meters away at this seafood capital of Australia

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Cool Travel on Monday 27 October 2014

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Sharks alive! This is the only place in Australia where you can get up close and personal with the super scary Great White Shark! We’re talking about Port Lincoln, located on the South Australian coast, with its growing international reputation as a blue water playground for yachting, scuba diving, tuna fishing, sea lion spotting and yes, shark cage diving for a real close encounter with the fearsome underwater predator. Movie buffs may be keen to know that parts of the movie Jaws was filmed here.

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Hand-cut, artisanal ice is actually a thing and will cost you $1 a ‘rock’

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Monday 27 October 2014

You’re not a real hipster until you get your drink made with hand-cut, artisanal ice. Didn’t you know? It’s a new trend hitting the States where bars and restaurants charge around $1 per ice rock that’s been made with filtered water. The ice also goes through a machine made by Clinebell (the ice sculpture machines) and comes out crystal-clear.

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Customize your very own zombie-proof cabin for $130K

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Monday 27 October 2014

When the zombies come (and come they will), you’ll have two options. First option: become a victim. This is the easiest option of all, but probably the most painful. Second option: hide away in your zombie-proof cabin until the zombie apocalypse is over. You might have to gather a few friends to help you pay for the zombie-proof cabin-it’s just under $130k-but it’ll be well worth it because you’ll be alive and stuff.

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These fun, quirky animal lamps make good use of old, recycled bottles

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Products on Saturday 25 October 2014

I’m always eagerly anticipating what’s next in Nishi Chauhan’s ‘Animal Farm’ series of lovable animal lamps that feature traditional craft revival and recycled objects. Well, look who’s knocking at the door? Called ‘Dunk,’ these new animal farm design of lamps taps into India’s exacting craftsmanship by adopting the wood lac-turnery craft of Channapatna in Karnataka, […]

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Guy painstakingly builds LEGO ships inside bottles

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Saturday 25 October 2014

If building LEGO models has become too easy for you, why don’t you try your hand at this: LEGO ships inside bottles. LEGO enthusiast ‘Bangooh’ has taken the age-old craft of ship-in-a-bottle making and combined it with his love of the colorful toy blocks. The result is a collection that is both timeless and fun […]

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A catalog that helps you buy everything from a dinosaur testicle to a garbage detector

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Saturday 25 October 2014

The members of comedy group Kasper Hauser have probably been on a few flights in their lives, considering the release of their latest book: Sky Maul 2. Saluting the often useless products of real Sky Mall catalogs aboard flights, this group decided to come up with ridiculous items of their own.

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