Let there be fire! With fans, lots and lots of fans

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 20 August 2015

You can have fire or you can have a fire tornado! The ‘happy hackers’ at Unallocated Space decided to create a fire that was memorable, so they set up a burning fire as normal, but then placed a dozen fans around the fire to see just what would happen when all were turned on at once.

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The Adventures of Tintin is being redrawn with Tintin in the nude (NSFW)

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Wednesday 19 August 2015

Whoever said you can’t go on adventures with no clothes on obviously hasn’t seen artist Thomas Lebrun’s version of the beloved Herge series, The Adventures of Tintin.

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WTF? Kangaroo waits patiently to cross the road in Australia

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 19 August 2015

You’d think being on the national emblem would secure you an escorted red carpet crossing in Australia, but not in Mt. Buller, Victoria. 

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The Swiss Army Barbie makes all your handyman dreams come true

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Wednesday 19 August 2015

There are good ideas. There are bad ideas. And then there are just super awesome ideas. The Swiss Army Barbie is a super awesome idea. As if you couldn’t have guessed already.

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Disney’s Star Wars theme parks will make you cry tears of joy

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 19 August 2015

*Start breathing heavily into a paper bag*. On Saturday, Disney announced it would be building two Star Wars theme parks, one in California’s Disneyland and the other in Florida’s Walt Disney World.

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Skateboarding just got customizable with Penny Skateboards

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Wednesday 19 August 2015

Ben Mackay has been obsessed with skateboarding since he was five years old. But it wasn’t until he quit his job to build skateboards full-time that his passion became his life. 

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Stunning digital art that shines a light on both the human body’s strength and fragility

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 19 August 2015

Janusz Jurek makes us do a double take with his art series ‘Papilarnie’ and ‘Papilarnie II’. The images he’s created make the human body look incredible with their busy lines that look a lot like lightning paths over hands, feet, arms, and torsos.

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Is this REALLY true? Banksy is to open a dystopian Disneyland in the UK this weekend

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Wednesday 19 August 2015

If rumours are true (and we’re 99.9% sure they are), Banksy will unveil a brand new exhibition at the seaside resort town of Weston-super-Mare this Friday, August 21st.

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This guy needs a kidney, so he’s made a comic and website to spread the word

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Wednesday 19 August 2015

When Zach found out he had an autoimmune disorder that attacks his kidneys, he didn’t cry. He wanted to be better. Immediately. And so he garnered the support of the Internet community to help him not only find a living kidney donor, but to introduce Cal to the world. You know, Cal the kidney who quit his job in search of a better one…

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No one knows who took these beautiful photographs! Can you solve the puzzle?

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Wednesday 19 August 2015

Photographer Meagan Abell was rummaging through old photographs at her local op-shop when she stumbled upon a series of negatives. She took them home, scanned them and in her own words, her reaction was simply: ‘holy wow they are beautiful!’.

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No tortoise cared less than this one eating while stuck upside down

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 19 August 2015

For those of us who LOVE food, it really doesn’t matter where you are, you can happily eat anywhere. Spag bog during a board meeting, donuts during the dentist – if you love food, really love food, you won’t find any excuse to stop eating. And you won’t have any shame. Like this shameless little Hermann’s tortoise.

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Aussie artist revives vintage photos as fantastical works of art

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Wednesday 19 August 2015

In her series ‘Dancing with Costica’, Australian artist Jane Long revives vintage photographs by transporting the people inside them to fantastical worlds of colour and surrealism.

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This donkey survived a wildfire, now she won’t leave her rescuers’ side

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Tuesday 18 August 2015

This is one happy ass! During a 7,000-acre wildfire in Arizona last week, firefighters were able to save a donkey. After cooling him off with the hose, this donkey was sent on his way… except he had other ideas – he wanted to show the firefighters his gratitude.

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This cute kitty looks just like a vampire!

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Tuesday 18 August 2015

A vampire cat – everybody run! Just kidding, this is Loki. She might look like an evil villain, but it’s only because this kitty has some very unusual teeth.

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Uncomfortably funny illustrations that will make you go ‘huh?’ (NSFWish)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Tuesday 18 August 2015

Ever gone to an art gallery only to mouth ‘WTF?‘ to yourself? Porous Walker’s art will make you ask the same question, all while you’re giggling like an idiot.

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