Facing abuse and violence at home, young kids in Bogota, Colombia have been forced out of their homes and onto the streets. ‘When you’re living in the sewers, you’ve hit the lowest point a human can reach because there you lose everything’, one former sewer dweller says.
What were you doing in 2004? For Czech artist Veronika Richterová, born in 1964, the year represented a turning point in her artistic foray when she devoted herself to creating individualistic art pieces with the easily accessible PET bottles.
There are currently more than 100,000 people in the US who are waiting for a kidney transplant. As many as 4,000 people pass away each year because no suitable donor for them can be found.
The streets of Paris become an outdoor art gallery, thanks to French artist Charles Leval (aka Levalet) and his interactive – not to mention highly-amusing – drawings. Taking ordinary items you’d normally see on the street – like a drain pipe, or a lamp post, or even a piece of garbage – the street artist gives them new purpose and meaning by incorporating them as central pieces of his artworks.
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These angry owl candles are cute enough, but start burning them and a skeleton frame will appear! On Kickstarter right now, these angry owl candles are perfect for those who love candles but are looking to switch it up—and there’s no better way that switching up your candle burning than to find a skeleton underneath that colourful wax.
California-based glass artists Marsha Blaker and Paul DeSomma collaborate to make vases that capture the power and intensity of something you wouldn’t expect a vase can even hold: the ocean.
Mr. Bramblitt is a 37-year-old from Dallas who became completely blind in 2001. His loss of vision took place gradually over 20 years, and while the exact cause is unclear, Bramblitt believes it is linked to his brain seizures which started when he was only two.
You can finally improve the taste of your meals with a simple (though weird) gadget: the Olfactic Dog Nose. This wearable nose is from British food creator Charlie Harry Francis and is meant to be soaked in water 10 minutes before you eat.
Poland-based Agabag has decided to make their bags as fun as the LEGO bricks that have inspired their latest collection’s design. For the brand’s new and explosively-coloured range, they have handcrafted ‘LEGO’ bricks onto each bag and clutch, combining them in vivid and playful combinations guaranteed to cause a deluge of Instagram envy.
Many love the taste that champagne offers but the bottle that contains it? They would become 52-year-old Russian Hamidullah Ilchibaev most prized possessions. In fact, he cherished them so much he hoarded 12,000 emptied bottles and built a house with them.
How connected are we to technology these days? Well, if we’re honest, we’re probably a little too connected with all our blogs and social media interactions and emailing and online shopping. Designer Ajit Johnson knows this all too well and created a series of fun posters that reveal just how our daily lives are taken over my technology.
Sometimes you want to take your laptop to a cafe and have your four-legged friend accompany you. Sometimes you want your dog to socialize with other dogs but can’t find an appropriate space for that to happen. And sometimes you want to socialize with people, but only dog people. Enter Ruff Club!
Well, that’s something you don’t see every day. In Villacarrillo, Spain, there lives a brown bear named Tino who’s quickly becoming famous for his mischievousness. In the video below, he’s seen playing with a garden hose, twirling it around and around until he gets bored and decides to aim it at his German Sheperd friend.
Finding Marguerite is a very unique photo project from David Inden. A few years ago David came across a small Russian nesting doll and decided to name her Marguerite. After moving to Seattle, Inden decided to view his new home through the eyes of Marguerite, so he kept her with him at all times and takes pictures of her in various places in Seattle.
If you’ve ever been paid in Bitcoin or have no idea what Bitcoin is but are curious about what goes on behind the scenes, you need to watch this short film. Your mind is about to be blown!