Love cars? This Taiwanese restaurant is full of vintage VW Beetles and Mini Austins

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By Kristine Li in Cool Travel on Sunday 23 August 2015

Now you can dine inside a mini Austin at a restaurant in Taipei called P.S. Bubu.

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IT firms are hiring cheerleaders to boost productivity in China

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By Rachel Oakley in New Trends on Saturday 22 August 2015

Internet companies across China are hiring ‘programming cheerleaders’ to help create a fun work environment and to boost job productivity.

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Wrinkly dog wins us over with his poker face and silly costumes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 21 August 2015

In Tasmania, a wrinkly little dog is quickly becoming a star on Instagram with his stoic expression and adorable costumes. Meet Paddington, one of the most photogenic Shar Peis in the world.

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Is this the world’s rudest waitress? Well, she should be!

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 21 August 2015

Rude waiters suck. They spoil your entire outing. But the rude waiters at Chicago’s Ed Debevic’s are actually paid to be rude. Really rude. Like, make-you-want-to-cry rude.

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Sugar bowl that looks like a snow globe will fill your kitchen with Christmas spirit

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Friday 21 August 2015

It might only be August, but don’t let that stop you from putting a little Christmas spirit in your home. This here is the Sugar House by Peleg Design, it’s a sugar bowl that’s disguised to look like a whimsical snow globe.

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Say goodbye to the sun for 60 days in this Alaskan town

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 21 August 2015

Barrow is a city located 1,300 miles south of the North Pole – it’s the northernmost American city. What makes this town so special? Every year in mid-November the sun sets as normal, but the next day it doesn’t rise. In fact, the sun remains below the horizon for 60+ days.

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Aussie artist uses sugar to give scary skulls a sweet makeover

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 21 August 2015

Skulls have long been a favourite subject matter of many sculptors, that’s why to set himself apart, Australian artist Joseph Marr has given mortality a sweet makeover.

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Designer makes a cabinet that looks like a beetle, makes us all want a beetle cabinet

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 21 August 2015

While taking a long walk at the beach, Latvian designer Janis Straupe found big inspiration from the tiniest of creatures crawling along the sand: a beetle.

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Earth and sky become one in Sydney through a ziggurat of mirrors

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 21 August 2015

For the Underbelly Arts Festival in Sydney, Iranian artist Shirin Abedinirad created an installation that seems to defy the laws of nature, able to make Earth and sky meet at unbelievable angles and perspectives.

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This cheeky house in Germany looks like something that’s NSFW

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By Inigo del Castillo in Architecture on Friday 21 August 2015

Ok not really NSFW, unless of course, your boss would find this kinky, then it’s definitely NSFW, not to mention weird and awkward. In Bochum, Germany, creative firm ‘Atelier Van Lieshout’ has put together a massive installation that’s both a house and a soft adult movie.

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All these polar bears wanna do is frolic in fields of flowers

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Friday 21 August 2015

Though they may rip you to shreds if you get too close, we can’t help but see these massive polar giants as straight-up cuties when they’re frolicking around colourful fields.

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Best 90-minute public tantrum ever after boyfriend dumps his girlfriend over text

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Friday 21 August 2015

After seeing the way this girl carried herself in public, we have no idea why her boyfriend dumped her… over text. 

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You do not want to know how easy it is for a rat to climb up your toilet

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 20 August 2015

Having a bad day? It’s about to get a whole lot worse when we tell you just how easy it is for a rat – yes a RAT! – to make it into your toilet.

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Cat goes missing, is found next to his missing cat poster

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Thursday 20 August 2015

Here’s indisputable proof that cats just want to make fools out of us. In the following photo, a cat is seen sitting a photo of itself with a caption that reads, ‘MISSING’.

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Make all your appliances look like old school Game Boys

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 20 August 2015

Unless you were living under a rock (there’s no shame), you were probably obsessed with your Game Boy during the 90s. What’s not to love about playing Tetris and Super Mario Land in 8-bit awesomeness? But now it’s 2015 and many of us don’t have our Game Boys anymore. Sad but true.

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