This designer created the sweetest resume he could give to prospective employers

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 25 July 2014

Now that’s one way to court a potential employer! Design student Matthew Hirsch took the iconic Hershey’s Chocolate packaging and put in some personal touches, turning it into a delectable resume for his potential employers to drool over.

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Behold! The hamster wheel has been reinvented for house cats

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By Low Lai Chow in New Products on Friday 25 July 2014

Gotta admit it: this cat wheel invention from California-based Sean Farlay and his company based in Camarillo, CA is giving us the chuckles. Branded as One Fast Cat, this self-assembled cat wheel with 48” diameter and 10” running tread is made from light recycled plastic material, while the special foam run surface ensures a safe […]

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Past made present in these colourised photos from history

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 25 July 2014

We delighted to bring you a new wave of instalments in the rising trend of colourisation, the art of bringing historical photos into the modern day by applying the realistic colours that were leached out by the black and white photographic processes of yesteryear. Moments in history from as far back as the 1800′s are […]

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The world’s first public toilet for dogs has been installed in Spain

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By Kenny Ong in Cool Travel on Friday 25 July 2014

Public toilets for dogs sound like a great idea, especially in towns like El Vendrell in northern Spain where pet owners can be fined up to €750 for neglecting to pick up their dogs’ waste. Located along one of its busy thoroughfare, the stainless steel contraption consists of two sections installed side by side – a doggy potty and a doggy urinal.

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If Disney Princesses had Instagram in real life, they’d look something like this

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Friday 25 July 2014

Ever wondered what lives Disney Princesses would lead if they were set in the real world? ‘Seventeen Magazine’ imagines exactly that by coming up with Instagram accounts for each princess. Here we see Elsa chillin’ at a beach, Pocahontas trading her canoe for a surfboard, and Snow White trolling Grumpy. Looking at these Instagram photos, […]

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The beautiful and inspiring sreet art murals of Anat Ronen

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Friday 25 July 2014

It’s hard to believe, but Houston-based creative Anat Ronen is a self-taught artist and up until five years ago, was working in admin fields. It took a leap of faith for her to quit her day job and enter into the art field full-time. And I personally think she made the right decision! Ronen now […]

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Photographer travels to live among the Eskimos, produces photo series over 20 years

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By Milo Sumner in New Photography on Friday 25 July 2014

The Inuit people of Northern Greenland have a myth that partly explains their theory of creation, and it goes something likes this: ‘In the beginning giants lived on the land and ate plants that they gathered. One day, when it was almost winter, a mother giant and a father giant had a baby girl. Her name was Sedna.

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You won’t recognize these men after they put on makeup and transform into women

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 25 July 2014

BuzzFeed recently asked five men to sit down with a professional make-up artist and experience getting a fabulous makeover for the first time in their lives. The point of the ridiculous exercise was to show the transformative power of cosmetics – and boy did they prove a point! [watch the video here]

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Say ‘I do’ in a junk food wedding? In McDonald’s Hong Kong, you can

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By Low Lai Chow in Cool Travel on Friday 25 July 2014

Looks like we’ve found the perfect budget wedding idea, and it’s right under the Golden Arches. That’s right, in McDonald’s Hong Kong, you can choose from any one of four wedding packages starting from US$373 ($2,888 HKD) for a Happiness Party to US$1290 ($9,999 HKD) for a Love Forever Party. The package includes two hours of venue-renting, audio equipment and a party MC.

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Someone is cutting onions! Writing on the pages of this book will make you cry

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By Kenny Ong in New Products on Friday 25 July 2014

Notebook manufacturer Magnus Ferreus recently launched a quirky new product – the Onion Note. Although it doesn’t stink like an onion, it has the same effect as cutting one. This is because the pages of the Onion Note are treated with allyl propyl compounds – the same ones found in onion oil which bring people to tears.

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A whale gets up close and personal with a kayaking couple

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Thursday 24 July 2014

A couple had the time/fright of their lives when they want for a sunset kayak outing off the coast of Puerto Madryn, Argentina. The pair spotted a pod of southern wright whales and were clearly delighted (although the video is in Spanish). Their delight may have soured somewhat when the whales quickly approached, whether angry or curious it’s hard to tell. [watch the video here]

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Law-abiding Japanese citizens simply do NOT make boats from their vaginas!

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Thursday 24 July 2014

Did you know that in Japan there is an annual penis festival every April that thousands of people attend. It celebrates the myth of a steel penis built by a blacksmith to break the teeth of a demon that had hidden inside a young woman’s vagina. The festival itself is jam-packed full of phalluses, big and small.

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Dunking your Oreos into milk is so uninspiring when you can make art out of them

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 24 July 2014

Tisha Cherry is a nurse who happens to be a very talented food stylist with a huge soft spot for Oreos. While the rest of us celebrate our Oreos by dunking them into milk or scraping off the layer of cream with our tongues, Tisha shows her appreciation much more creatively with some highly skillful […]

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This is what different foods look like when separated into monochromatic themes

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 24 July 2014

Photographer Isabella Vacchi gives us an idea of what different meal settings look like when color variety is absent. Entitled ‘MONOCHROME’, the series organizes food and dining ware according to just four color palettes: black, white, grey, and brown. While the food spreads may be neat and organized, it’s not very appetizing to the eyes. […]

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Strangely mesmerizing video of hundreds of scooters on their daily journey

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Thursday 24 July 2014

This video of hundreds of scooters in Taiwan moving forth is strangely mesmerizing. The approximately two-minute video is a real gem of a lesson in patience as it shows the riders in a seemingly unperturbed, trance-like state in what must have been a horrendous traffic jam to boot and probably something they have to endure every single day of their commute. [watch the video here]

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