This intriguing documentary shows kids taking refuge in the sewers of Colombia

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 10 April 2015

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. 

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This artist does amazing stuff with your everyday recycled PET plastic bottles

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Friday 10 April 2015

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.

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A woman scrawled her request for a kidney on her car window and found herself one

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By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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Street artist uses public installations in Paris as part of his interactive drawings

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 9 April 2015

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 cute angry owl candles have secret skeletons hiding within

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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Artists create mesmerizing vases that you’d think are actual ocean waves

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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The artist behind these gripping paintings painted them after he has completely lost his sight

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By Kenny Ong in New Art on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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Become a glorified food critic with this olfactic dog nose

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By Rachel Oakley in New Food and Packaging on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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These zany ‘LEGO’ bags will surely lift your mood and brighten up your day

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion, New Products on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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This Russian built a house from 12,000 champagne bottles in memory of his deceased son

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By Kenny Ong in Architecture on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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#This_Generation posters shows the crazy link between our lives and technology

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By Rachel Oakley in New Illustration on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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An exclusive New York social club is only open to dogs and their human owners

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Thursday 9 April 2015

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!

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Playful bear teases his dog friend by spraying him using a garden hose

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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Can you find Marguerite on the streets of Seattle? (Hint: she’s a Russian nesting doll)

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 9 April 2015

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.

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Step inside a secret Chinese Bitcoin mine that nets $1.5 million a month

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Thursday 9 April 2015

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!

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