Snails get their shells painted to avoid getting stepped on

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 2 July 2015

Wanting to help snails avoid getting accidentally stepped on, artist Stefan Siverud has come up with a creative way to get them noticed: by painting their shells with art.

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This is what happens when a street artist and the city council go at each other

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 2 July 2015

Whenever London-based street artist ‘Mobstr’ would stencil in an artwork, he’d find it the next day painted over by the city council. So what does he do? He paints over it. And what does the council do? They also paint over it!

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Brand new car gets witty camouflage to keep it from being stolen

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Wednesday 1 July 2015

When one guy got himself a brand new car, he wanted it to be absolutely theft-proof. But rather than installing fancy security systems, he came up with a cheaper alternative: he covered it in rust.

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Good guy chooses his beagle over his dog-hating girlfriend in epic craigslist ad

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 1 July 2015

When his girlfriend of four years told him to get rid of his dog Molly, Redditor ‘Getzen’ had no choice but to put out an ad on Craigslist.

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Private thoughts on love go public in this emotional art series

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Wednesday 1 July 2015

Georgia-based photographer Peyton Fulford asked people all over the world to send her their most private thoughts, diary entries and text messages. She then turned these messages from Australia, Italy, the UK, and the USA, into banners and placed them on abandoned buildings throughout her hometown of Columbus, Georgia.

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Watermelon toast is Taiwan’s greatest gift to mankind

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 26 June 2015

At Jimmy’s Bakery in Taiwan, people have been lining up to get a taste of their latest product, one that combines two unlikely food items: a watermelon and a loaf of bread. Introducing, the watermelon toast.

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Photographer and food stylist recreate The Shining with just food

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Friday 26 June 2015

All work and no cupcakes makes Jack a dull boy. Photographer Davide Luciano and food stylist Claudia Ficca have collaborated once again to come up with a gastronomic series that will not only make you hungry, but will also make you tremble in fear.

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Women are flocking to the zoo just to see this handsome gorilla

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Friday 26 June 2015

#GorillaBod. At the Higashiyama Zoo and Botanical Gardens in Japan, attendance has spiked thanks to hordes of women flocking to see a dashingly good-looking resident: a male gorilla named Shabani.

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If Tim Burton’s Batmobile were made into a badass motorbike

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 26 June 2015

We’ve found Batman, and apparently, he’s in Poland. Game Over Cycles, a shop that specializes in customizing motorbikes, has built a trike inspired by the Batmobile from the Tim Burton films ‘Batman’ and ‘Batman Returns’.

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Tattoos that look more like cross-stitch designs are absolutely gorgeous

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 26 June 2015

Turkish tattoo artist Eva Krbdk treats skin like it’s a piece of tapestry. She weaves her needle through skin to make tats that look like they were embroidered on.

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Luhu the tabby cat has a face that looks sad all the time

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Thursday 25 June 2015

Meet Luhu, the saddest cat in the world. As you can see, her drooping brow makes it look like she’s permanently down in the dumps.

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Stop the presses: Lexus just made a real-life hoverboard

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By Inigo del Castillo in Tech on Thursday 25 June 2015

When Marty McFly arrives from the past in October, rest assured he’ll be having a hoverboard to ride on. Well, a prototype at least. Lexus has released a short teaser video showing their latest device: a wood deck with smoke fuming out of its sides and seemingly levitating off the ground.

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Blind dog and his guide dog show what it truly means to be BFFs

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Thursday 25 June 2015

Glenn, a blind Jack Russell terrier, and Buzz, a Staffordshire bull terrier, are BFFs (Best Friends Fur-ever). Despite being abandoned by their owner, these two have never abandoned each other, with the latter even serving as a guide for his disabled buddy.

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These Star Wars hats are a must-have for every geek’s wardrobe

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Wednesday 24 June 2015

With ‘Episode VII: The Force Awakens’ about to hit theatres in a few months, New Era has released a collection of limited edition collection that features some of the franchise’s most beloved characters as caps.

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Little animals with succulents in them will fill your house with adorable

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 24 June 2015

In the talented hands of Sao Paulo-based sculptor Priscilla Ramos, whales, anteaters, and capybaras become tiny planters that fill your home with cute and whimsy.

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