The exo prosthetic leg is an exquisite work of art

Low Lai Chow Contributor

By Low Lai Chow in New Art on Thursday 22 January 2015

There are over two million amputees in the United States alone, while 185,000 amputations take place every year. Such is the inspiration behind the exo prosthetic leg designed by NYC-based industrial designer William Root.

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This guy did what we’ve always wondered about: he lived in Ikea for 2 days and didn’t get caught!

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in News on Thursday 22 January 2015

We’ve all gotten lost in Ikea and accidentally fallen asleep on their beds, but not intentionally. Bro Bible writer Harvey Champine wanted to test how long he could live in an Ikea before he was noticed. It started when Harvey was off from work and went to Ikea for the experiment. He began by eating their cheap hot dogs and then climbed on top of a lofted bed. Unnoticed, he slept for four hours.

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The world’s smallest drone is here and it’s just 4cm x 4cm

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Thursday 22 January 2015

Here it is, folks. The world’s smallest drone (apart from the teensy ones the government is no doubt using to spy on us!). A Netherlands-based gadget maker-TRNDlabs-came up with this design, known as the SKEYE Nano Drone. It measured just four by four centimetres and has a range of just 50 feet. So it’s not […]

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This tattoo artist uses her skill to hide the burns of victims as her ink-worthy cause

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in News on Thursday 22 January 2015

Basma Hameed is one helluva girl who not only overcame adversity in her life but also helps many others with her own experience to battle theirs. As a child, Hameed suffered severe burns on her face. She learnt paramedical tattooing to camouflage her own scars and is now helping burned victims to cover up their scars with skin-colored micro pigment tattoos.

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We’d never want to be chased by a hippo as fast and scary as this

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 22 January 2015

We’ve all been warned that Hippos are very dangerous. They kill more people each year than lions, leopards, elephants, buffaloes, and rhinos COMBINED. So if that’s not enough of a warning to you, here’s a video of what an angry hippo looks like.

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There is an entire cocktail bar awaiting you inside this coke vending machine

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Architecture on Wednesday 21 January 2015

Unsuspecting customers at Shanghai’s new sandwich shop The Press are often in for a big surprise when they realize that the innocent looking Coke vending machine at the corner is actually the door to a beautifully designed watering hole. ‘Considering that Shanghai has already seen its fair share of hidden speakeasy-themed bars and lounges, we decided to build suspense and break it in an entirely unexpected fashion,’ says the designer Alberto Caiola.

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This shirtless guy is the happiest man in the world and has dance moves you only wish you knew

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Video on Wednesday 21 January 2015

He’s feeling the earth move under his feet… or he’s just plain excited and happy to be attending the String Summit in Oregon. Nobody knows who this bearded shirtless man is, but we do know a few things: he’s got some ace moves tucked under his (non-existent) sleeves.

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Artist depicts world leaders on the toilet, shows they’re human too

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 21 January 2015

We’ve caught our leaders with their pants down before, but this is taking it literally. In her series ‘The Daily Duty’, Italian artist Cristina Guggeri depicts the world’s most powerful and influential people in the loo. It’s her way of reminding us that these larger-than-life figures are humans too. ‘The artistic idea comes from the […]

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These wacky knitted stuff inspired by the Kama Sutra may not be Granny’s cup of tea

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in New Trends on Wednesday 21 January 2015

There is the granny kind of knitting and there is the kind taught by Trixie von Purl whose recent knitting guidebook ‘Knit Your Own Kama Sutra’ is anything but. The book promises no less than twelve knit-able sex positions of the rigorous Kama Sutra standard. There is even one involving a photocopier! The author said, […]

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Parents of a 5 year-old are billed $29 for not attending another kid’s birthday party

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in News on Wednesday 21 January 2015

Apparently now you can be fined for not showing up, no matter what age you are. This 5 year-old missed a classmate’s birthday party. The penalty? Receiving an invoice for £15.95. The invoice was left in 5-year-old Alex’s backpack. The birthday boy’s mum, Julie Lawrence, of course has defended the charge. It’s to recoup the costs made by a no-show.

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You may just recover a whole lot faster at this fairytale setting of a hospital

Kenny Ong Contributor

By Kenny Ong in Architecture on Wednesday 21 January 2015

The Sant Pau Hospital in Barcelona has been named as one of UNESCO’s world heritage sites since 1997, and it is easy to see why. Located at a stone’s throw away from the world famous Sagrada Familia that was designed by Antoni Gaudi, it has been completely renovated and its almost whimsical architectural heritage made accessible to the general public.

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A toy maker made this awesome ‘Star Wars’ X-Wing Starfighter rocker

Inigo del Castillo Contributor

By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 21 January 2015

This baby’s gonna grow up to do great things, like destroying Death Stars. Auckland-based craftsman Steve of ‘Steves Wooden Toys’ made a rocker inspired by the X-Wing Starfighter from Star Wars. It’s made out of solid wood and even comes with a removable R2D2 at the back. It’s the perfect toy for the little Lukes […]

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Can you guess these famous sitcom homes from their 3D floorplans?

Rachel Oakley Contributor

By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Wednesday 21 January 2015

Shows such as Friends, How I Met Your Mother, Dexter, and Big Bang Theory all had/have exciting sets.

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Hahaha! Best dad ever throws huge ball pit party for his kid while his wife is away

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in Video on Wednesday 21 January 2015

Bored at home alone with the kids, YouTuber Roman Atwood had something up his sleeves. He called his wife to ask what time she’d be home. Considering she wouldn’t make it back home until later that night, Roman had plenty of time to plan the best day ever.

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A remarkable eleven year friendship between a man and his rescued pet lion

Nicole Hughes Contributor

By Nicole Hughes in News on Wednesday 21 January 2015

Born in captivity to a lionness named Simba, Zion the gentle African cub was terrified of his father. Scared his father would kill him, Zion had to be separated from his parents. Frikkie Von Solms, a 69-year-old caretaker in Southern Africa, has raised Zion for the last 11 years. Growing up together, their relationship is […]

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