Some collectors are going nuts over these intricately carved prayer nuts depicting biblical stories. Once owned by wealthy Europeans, they were designed to be worn on a rosary or a belt. They could also double up as pomanders when fragrant substances are left within them.
Four-year-old Izzy wanted to wear a princess gown to watch Cinderella but felt nervous to wear it in public. So her uncle Nagy did what any loving uncle would do-he got his own princess dress! Nagy’s ‘princess dress’ is actually a prom dress, loaned from a friend. But that didn’t matter-look at the grin on little Izzy’s face. Nagy is sure gonna be her number one uncle from now on!
Last week’s solar eclipse saw some amazing photos, but one very lucky photographer had the opportunity of a lifetime… and ran with it. UK photographer Amy Shore was standing in her backyard garden in the morning of the eclipse in Leicestershire when she snapped away at the incredible view.
There’s something dog owners never tell you before you go and grab a puppy for keeps. It’s that most of them (unless you’re Cesar Milan) will rip, shred, tear, break, soil, chew, and even swallow some of your most prized possessions. Rooney is one of those dogs.
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Dogs can fetch. Birds can mimic their owners. And slow lorises… well, in some cases, they pole dance. This adorable slow loris is fully trained and belongs to Irina Goncharova, a Russian Instagram personality.
By the time you read this, American couple Cheetah Platt (30) and Rhiann Woodyard (32) have already exchanged their wedding vows multiple times in Colombia, Spain, Ireland, Morocco, Egypt, Kenya, India and Thailand. They intend to get married a total of 38 times, in 12 countries, over 6 continents.
He may only be a Silverback but this gorilla sure knows how to tell a playmate when he’s had enough. Yep, he uses the good ol’ middle finger.
The disastrous meltdown of the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear plant occurred with the devastating Japanese tsunami in 2011. While the approximately 15,800 residents of Tomioka, a town located in the Futaba District, fled from their homes, one man decided to return instead so he can take care of the animals that were abandoned. Some of the pets were still tied up by their previous owners.
Putting your money where your mouth is, literally. Paige Russell of the website Instructables has come up with a recipe that’s rich in flavor: a 24 carrot gold cake.
What do you get when you combine two great steampunk artists and a bunch of old watch parts? Some pretty interesting sculptures! Two great steampunk artists – Sue Beatrice and Justin Gershenson-Gates – joined Dan Tanenbaum in a Watch Parts Motorcycles collaboration.
By Noola Banks in New Art on Wednesday 25 March 2015
British artist Paul Hazelton uses the most unlikely material to create his incredibly intricate and beautiful works of art: household dust. Hazelton collects settled dust from not only his own house, but also the houses of his friends (he has also, supposedly, been sent dust by fans of his work) to make highly detailed, freestanding sculptures that explore themes and ideas such as money, value, history, myths and, of course, mortality.
In China, one Chongqing resident by the name of Lin Zeliu, age 44, has spent about 3 million yuan (US$479,350) over the past 25 years on his collection of 150 antique beds. They were made and slept on in the Ming (1368 – 1644) and Qing (1636 – 1912) dynasties.
Did you know you can look good while caring for the environment? 24Bottles is a fresh designer bottle company out of Italy keeping us hydrated and looking cool.
Become your spirit animal whenever you go to bed with these cute animal sleeping masks. Created by Nordic store ‘Ooloom’, the masks feature the snoozing faces of forest critters like bats, owls, foxes, and wolves. And yes, there’s even a cat. According to ‘Ooloom’, the faces of the sleeping masks – or what they like […]
Don’t feel bad if you think you’re looking at photos of stars. These miniatures are so life like you’d be fooled quite easily. Chinese artist Xiang Zhang knows just how to fool us with his talent.