Most wombats weigh around 57 pounds (28 kilograms) and live up to 15 years. Patrick here, however, isn’t your ordinary marsupial. He weighs in at a whopping 84 pounds (38 kilograms) and has just turned 29 years old, making him the world’s largest and oldest known living wombat.
Superheroes are regular Joes when they’re not saving the world, as seen through the lens of this photographer
Have you wondered what superheroes do when they’re not out there saving the world? Photographer Edy Hardjo imagined them doing the pretty regular stuff we all do when they have some time off. You know, like hanging out with the guys, eating fast food, comparing each others… oh, never mind.
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Two years ago, Romanian photographer Mihaela Noroc did what most of us could only dream of doing: she quit her job and traveled the world. Armed with only a backpack and camera, she sought out hundreds of women from 37 countries, capturing their diverse beauties in a series of portraits called ‘The Atlas of Beauty’.
These cats sure know where to get their Vitamin D. In a timelapse video uploaded by YouTube user Mitsuru Yasui, eight cats cluster together to sunbathe and nap under a narrow strip of sunlight passing through a window.
Before you watch this video, make sure you check under that sofa cushion for creepy crawlies. You might also want to check behind the sofa, under the rugs, behind the cushions, on top of the lamp, and while you’re at it, go ahead and check your shoes. Spiders be everywhere.
Where do skateboards go after they retire? Well, if you’re a skateboarding enthusiast like 37-year-old Tokyo-based artist Haroshi, you make beautiful sculptures from the huge pile of decks and broken parts you amassed over the years.
You’ve told everyone you’re busy, you can’t make it to poker night. You buy your movie ticket, sit down with a choc-top and get whisked away into Christian Grey’s world of sadomasochism. And when it’s all over you’re on cloud nine, because it’s your little secret.
When furniture designer Nathan Chandler bought a house in 2010, he didn’t expect to find a retro kitchen that hadn’t been used since it was built in 1956. It’s as if he stepped into a time machine. Or the set of ‘I Love Lucy’.
Berlin-based Swedish photographer Erik Johansson masterfully manipulates perspective to form images that will make you do a double take, or a triple take even. Using his skills as a retoucher, he creates everyday scenes that are anything but ordinary.
You’re out surfing with your mates when you find a kilo of cocaine. Naturally, you freak out, take a picture and share your find with the Internet, right? That’s exactly what these redditors did.
In celebration of the winter festival in Kiruna, Sweden, PinPin studio collaborated with ICEHOTEL to create a playground and a maze completely out of snow and ice. Called ‘Kiruna Winter Playground’, it features a giant maze, two slides, a snow lantern, and ice benches.
In the Tumblr blog, ‘Table For One’, California native Jerry Hsu documents people who are caught eating alone in public. The unknowing subjects are usually seen enjoying a meal while reading a book, fiddling with their phones, or simply taking in some alone time.
In Australia, nearly everything will try to kill you – even the octopuses. YouTube user Porsche Indrisie was taking a video of a crab in Yallingup, Western Australia, when an octopus leapt out of the water to strangle the crustacean. It’s every bit as epic as it is unexpected.