A hipster beard comb created out of unwanted vinyl records

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By Rachel Oakley in New Products on Thursday 18 September 2014

Keeping your beard groomed and looking its absolute best takes a lot of work. And if you’ve been sporting a beard for a while, you might know about beard combs-tools especially designed to delicately brush through that facial hair. Well now there’s a new product on the market that not only tackles your beard, but also gets rid of unwanted vinyl records.

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Check out this awesome futuristic house hidden away in the mountains of the Scottish Highlands

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By Milo Sumner in Architecture on Thursday 18 September 2014

Talk about inaccessibility! Not only is this concept house located deep in the Scottish Highlands, but it’s mounted high above the ground on stilts. Roost House, created by French designer Benoit Challand, was inspired by the modernist architecture of Le Corbusier as well as the sculptural forms of Santiago Calatrava. Set several stories above the ground on an angular scaffold, the concept was created around the idea of a futuristic self-sustaining house.

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Ever seen inside the mouth of a leatherback turtle? You’ll wish you hadn’t after this

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By Rachel Oakley in New Eco on Thursday 18 September 2014

You’ve probably seen Leatherback turtles on documentaries before. They’re the largest of all living turtles, with their front flippers growing up to 2.7 metres and the mean size being anywhere from 250 to 700kg. These turtles feed mostly on jellyfish, but if you look inside their mouths, you might think they’re more suited to dine on humans.

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You won’t believe how tiny these watercolour paintings actually are

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By Milo Sumner in New Art on Thursday 18 September 2014

on January 1st of last year, Lorraine Loots decided to create one miniature painting a day for the 365 days. The resulting series, entitled Postcards for Ants, is truly incredible.

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These illustrations perfectly capture womens’ hopes and realities of hair grooming

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Illustration on Thursday 18 September 2014

19-year-old graphic designer Cassandra perfectly captures the problems women encounter with their hair through a series of illustrations. In the series, she pits her hair expectations (usually in the form of TV commercial-worthy hair) against its harsh realities (often tangled, hard to manage, and downright frustrating to fix.) No wonder it takes forever for women […]

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Beat the Tube: London sprinter manages to get off a train, run to the next stop, and board it again

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By Milo Sumner in News on Thursday 18 September 2014

This video could be an advert for personal fitness, go-pro or an exposé on how slow the London Underground is. Either way, it’s awesome! YouTube team Epic Challenges take it upon themselves to race against the Tube in both short sprints and gruelling endurance.

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Something wrong with this picture? Risque cycling uniforms cause confusion and controversy

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 17 September 2014

We didn’t know cycling was into risqué nowadays. At the recently-concluded ‘Instituto Distrital de Recreacion y Deporte’ in Italy, the Colombian women’s cycling team became the center of attention after going up on stage with their head-turning outfits.

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This puppy has been trained to ring a bell when it wants to go outside

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Wednesday 17 September 2014

We all know about Pavlov right? The guy who experimented with dog training and taught his canines to associate the sound of a bell with food to the point where they would salivate when they heard it ring. Well, even if that doesn’t ring any bells for you (ha geddit), you’ll certainly love this video that also involve a dog and a bell.

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This is the deepest swimming pool in world at 131-feet deep!

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By Inigo del Castillo in Cool Travel on Wednesday 17 September 2014

Perhaps not the best pool to leave your kid unattended. The world’s deepest pool, called ‘Y-40 The Deep Joy’, is located at the 4-star Hotel Terme Millepini complex in Montegrotto Terme, Italy. It measures 21×18 meters (69×59 feet) and has a maximum depth of 40 meters (131 feet). That’s like diving the height of a 12-story building!

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Russia’s new superhero is a real life girl unleashing her rage on people who litter by throwing it back in their cars

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By Milo Sumner in News on Wednesday 17 September 2014

Wow, we are in awe of this biker-chick from Russia who is fighting a war against littering. Her only allies are her go-pro, badass motorcycle and f*ck you attitude. Posted to YouTube yesterday, this video shows a first person perspective of our heroine as she spots drivers carelessly dropping litter onto the road out of their windows.

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This guy runs around New York high fiving people hailing cabs in a bid to make people happier

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By Milo Sumner in Video on Wednesday 17 September 2014

What better way to bring a bit of unexpected hilarity into peoples’ lives than by surprising them with a hi-five? There is no better way… that is the best way. Actor, comedian and friendly guy Meir Kalmanson has recently released his video High Five New York.

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This Shiba Inu will do anything just to avoid getting a kiss

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Tuesday 16 September 2014

This Shiba Inu might look adorable, but don’t be fooled, it has a heart as cold as ice. In the following videos by YouTube user ‘inosemarine’, an owner attempts to give his Shiba Inu a kiss, only to be denied. The dog employs various ways to reject its owner, including a foot to the face, slamming the door shut, and even letting its master drown.

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Wherever you go, these ants will always be on your plate

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By Milo Sumner in New Design on Tuesday 16 September 2014

Yet another picnic ruined by an marauding army of ants. Oh wait no, it’s just the new dinnerware collection from Evelyn Bracklow. German-based Bracklow, who works out of La Philie, has created many of the pieces in partnership with Etsy and the Rijks Museam in Amsterdam.

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This adorable bull terrier is a supermodel in the making!

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Photography on Tuesday 16 September 2014

I’m telling you, this dog has the look to become America’s next top model – even his name is all about fashion! Jimmy Choo, a bull terrier, is quickly becoming an Instagram star, thanks to his owner who casts him in some imaginative photoshoots.

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Awesome engineers created 3D-printed superhero prosthetics for kids

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Tuesday 16 September 2014

Why didn’t anyone think of this awesome concept before? ‘E-Nabling The Future’, an organization that creates prosthetic limbs for children in need, came up with the concept of superhero-themed prosthetic arms. So instead of an average prosthetic arm, kids would get a prosthetic Wolverine arm, complete with claws! Now who wouldn’t get excited over that!

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