Weird Al teaches us how to do this floating orb magic trick: it’s so easy to do!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Saturday 20 December 2014

Apparently, when Weird Al Yankovic is not making parody videos, he’s out conjuring magic tricks! In this 17-second video, Weird Al show us a neat illusion: the mysterious floating orb. Prepare to be amazed at how simple this trick is. It’s so easy, you could do it yourself! Have you already guessed what trickery he’s […]

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A very honest ad was created to get this little jerk of a dog adopted

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By Rachel Oakley in News on Friday 19 December 2014

Instead of placing a sweet ad online to get ‘Eddie the Terrible’ adopted, someone at the Humane Society of Silicon Valley decided to let truth reign. And sometimes the truth hurts. But Eddie’s just a dog so he won’t know any better. The post was titled ‘Three Reasons You DON’T Want To Adopt Eddie The […]

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Johnnie Walker just made these brogues that conceal mini bottles of their whiskey

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Fashion on Friday 19 December 2014

Johnnie Walker Red Label recently collaborated with British cobbler Oliver Sweeney to make leather brogues that conceal miniature whiskey bottles. At first glance, they appear just like any elegant Oxford-style shoes, but flip them over and you’ll quickly see that inside their stacked heels are spaces big enough to fit mini liquor bottles. The idea is more discreet than a […]

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Artist illustrates dragons playfully interacting with everyday objects

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Friday 19 December 2014

We’ve gotten dragons all wrong! They’re not the destructive, vicious, fire-breathing creatures we thought they were. Bangladeshi cartoonist ‘Manik n Ratan’ paints dragons in a whole new light – one that’s more adorable and endearing, not to mention, alive. He illustrates them interacting with everyday objects, such as toy cars, a toothbrush, a magnifying glass, […]

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This turtle teaches us not to mind your own business and that a friend in need is a friend indeed!

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By Kenny Ong in Video on Friday 19 December 2014

It’s a S-L-O-W news day and I will give you one. Caught on tape live at the Taipei Zoo, this turtle was taking a leisurely afternoon stroll, presumably to walk off lunch, when it sees another turtle sunning on its back. Since it really takes one to know one, our turtle knew the other can’t […]

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Baby elephant gets frustrated after chasing a dog, throws the cutest tantrum

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Friday 19 December 2014

At the Elephant Nature Park in Chiang Mai, Thailand, a baby elephant attempts to chase down a dog. However, when you’re a hulking 265 lb. pachyderm trying to keep up with an agile and elusive canine, things aren’t bound to go your way. And for this calf, it sure didn’t.

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Guy takes his unsuspecting girlfriend into a photo booth, and proposes!

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By Tristan Rayner in Video on Thursday 18 December 2014

This is beautiful. Kevin Moran, from Chicago, hatched a plan to propose to his girlfriend, Molly, while in a photobooth to capture the moment in a unique way. As it happens – the photos are spectacular and there’s video footage from the booth as well.

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Would you dare take a rest in this gigantic hammock suspended 400 feet above the Moab desert in Utah?

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By Kenny Ong in New Events on Thursday 18 December 2014

50 thrill seekers took three day off to install this huge pentagon-shaped hammock 400 feet above Moab desert in Utah this month. Called the Mothership Space Net Penthouse, it lured some daredevils into the desert for some dangerous stunts.

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The most unusual, bizarre, creative pens ever invented: This pen will always be ready for action, remaining in a standing position wherever you leave it

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By Rachel Oakley in New Design on Thursday 18 December 2014

The Slända pen is unlike any other pen you’ve seen-or experienced-before. Developed by Gustav Widström and Marcus Heneen, this pen doesn’t need one of those old fashioned pen holders because it stands up all by itself.

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Guinea pigs adorably fall in line during their morning commute

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Eco on Thursday 18 December 2014

We could definitely learn a lot from guinea pigs during their rush hour commute. At the Nagasaki Bio Park in Sakai, Japan, zookeepers built a miniature bridge for the adorable little rodents to ease their transfer between enclosures.

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A jigsaw puzzle that shows nothing but 1,000 colours across the CMYK colour spectrum

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 18 December 2014

This is the 1,000 COLOURS puzzle by artist and designer Clemens Habicht. As the name implies, it’s a jigsaw puzzle composed of 1,000 different colors arranged to look like a CMYK gamut.

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Why go to the mountains when you can get this climbing wall treadmill in your home?

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By Rachel Oakley in Tech on Wednesday 17 December 2014

The treadmill can get boring. And rock climbing in the great outdoors isn’t going to happen every weekend. So a couple of geniuses got to thinking and came up with the climbing wall treadmill.

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This building looks like a crumpled piece of discarded paper but its design is inspired by something else altogether

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By Kenny Ong in Architecture on Wednesday 17 December 2014

Love it or hate it, this piece of crumpled paper of a building will definitely stop you in your tracks. Housing the UT Sydney Business School and built at US$180 million, it is California-based architect Frank Gehry’s first building in Australia. With an imposing and asymmetrical facade spanning to the east and the west, the […]

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New London cafe sells 60 different types of cereal from all over the world

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By Nicole Hughes in New Food and Packaging on Wednesday 17 December 2014

Cereal doesn’t just have to be for mornings. Now that twin brothers Gary and Alan Keery have opened ‘Cereal Killer Café’ in Brick Lane, London, Londoners can have cereal at any time of day! With a selection of over 60 types of cereal from around the world, some popular flavours include Cap’n Crunch and Lucky […]

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Cheer yourself and everybody else up with one of these fun head wraps in the chill of winter

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By Kenny Ong in New Fashion on Tuesday 16 December 2014

If you’re one of those who gets a healthy dose of brain freeze in winter, you’ll probably have an arsenal of knitted woolies to protect your precious head during the cold months. Well, apart from doing a great job in keeping you warm and snugly, these head wraps will surely bring on a smile to […]

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