Mewgaroo: a hoodie that has a kangaroo pouch for your cat to sleep in

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Monday 25 May 2015

Now you can bring your cat along wherever you go, without having to carry a leash or a cardboard box. Japanese company ‘Unihabitat’ has created a hoodie that comes with a clever cat transportation feature: a pouch similar to that of a kangaroo’s.

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These beefed up kangaroos will make you feel all sorts of awkward

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Saturday 23 May 2015

Digg Senior Editor Veronica de Souza says it all when she makes the comment, ‘Are they kind of hot? What am I feeling right now?’ about a bunch of meathead kangaroos. There’s nothing more awkward than looking at these ‘roos and wishing your better half had as much upper body muscle as these giant marsupials.

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Floating pizzeria is located in the picturesque waters off Fiji

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Saturday 23 May 2015

Most pizzerias are basic – a counter, a few chairs, and a case for cold drinks. Nothing special, really. But travel to Fiji  and you’ll find the world’s most picturesque pizzeria, surrounding by turquoise water and sunny skies.

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LEGO minifigs go on tiny, real life adventures by interacting with everyday objects

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 22 May 2015

French photographer Sofiane Samlal, better known as ‘Samsofy’, shows us that everything is indeed awesome when imagination takes over and brings inanimate plastic characters to life.

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Go on holiday and spend the night in a sewer pipe in Austria and Germany

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By Rachel Oakley in Architecture on Friday 22 May 2015

They might not be your first choice for accommodation, but Austrian architect Andreas Strauss has totally revamped these sewer pipes and converted them into homes away from home.

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Accurate body painting shows how a baby fits inside a pregnant woman’s belly

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 22 May 2015

Ever wondered how an entire human could fit inside another human for 9 months? Dutch maternal and infant photographer Leonie Versantvoort shows us how using something as simple as body paint.

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Cities throughout Britain open up Duck Lanes along the waterways

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Friday 22 May 2015

In a new initiative to ‘encourage people to be mindful of the animals they share the road with when walking or biking’, Duck Lanes have been put in place along pathways in London, Birmingham and Manchester.

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Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off gets rotoscoped and is 100% more awesome

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By Rod Smith in Video on Thursday 21 May 2015

Taylor Swift’s Shake it Off music video has been given a makeover. The University of Newcastle’s first year animation students were each asked to rotoscope two seconds of the clip in any way their hearts’ desired.

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Classical paintings superimposed on modern-day settings make everyday life more interesting

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 21 May 2015

Angels, deities, and other scantily-clad classical figures make modern-day settings, such as subways and bus stops, their new homes in the series ‘2 Reality’.

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Tortoises eating tiny pancakes is all you need to feel good today

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Thursday 21 May 2015

Goes to show that everyone loves pancakes. Well, almost everyone. In this short video by BuzzFeed Blue, sulcate tortoises Oz, George, Tails, and Ralph are all treated to a healthy serving of pancakes. Most of them quickly dive into their meal (who wouldn’t?), save for one little guy who simply walks away. Maybe because they […]

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Newly-discovered crayfish has a shell that looks like outer space

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 21 May 2015

As it turns out, we don’t need high-powered telescopes to see far into outer space. All we actually need are diving gear! In Indonesia, a recently-discovered species of crayfish is turning heads for having a shell that looks like a cosmic nebula – or one of those EDM album covers.

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Bookmarks with legs make it look like there’s a person trapped in your book

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 20 May 2015

Ukraine-based architect Olena Mysnyk brings fictional characters to life – or at least part of them – through her collection of quirky handmade bookmarks. Half piece of paper and half body part, the bookmarks make it look like characters are trapped inside the pages of their books (literally), with only their legs sticking out.

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Maple leaf skeletons are given new life by turning them into bowl sculptures

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Wednesday 20 May 2015

89-year-old artist Kay Sekimachi takes the skeletons of ordinary maple leaves and turns them into extraordinary works of art. Using Kozo paper (a thin Japanese paper made from Kozo trees), watercolor, and Krylon coating, she is able to turn the leaves into elegant bowl sculptures. Although due to the delicate nature of the artworks, it […]

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This professor had the best response after a student’s baby started crying in class

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Tuesday 19 May 2015

Recently at the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, Professor Sydney Engelberg was holding a lecture when he was interrupted by the cries of a baby. Apparently, one student brought her child along to class as she couldn’t afford hiring a babysitter. When the mother stood up to leave, Engelberg did something unexpected: he picked up the baby, soothed him, and continued teaching.

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Captain America’s shield is now a backpack that assembles all your stuff

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Tuesday 19 May 2015

You might not have the ridiculous good looks or deadly combat skills of Captain America, but you can have the next best thing. His shield, sort of.

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