Yum! These Oreos have been transformed into works of edible art

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By Rachel Oakley in New Art on Saturday 25 July 2015

We’ve seen some pretty small canvases around here but nothing quite as small – or as tasty – as an Oreo cookie!

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These lamps look more like see-through boxes full of milk

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Friday 24 July 2015

Kazakhstan-based designer Nissa Kinjalina has created a clever lamp that doubles as an illusion reminiscent of 2D drawings.

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Balls of steel? Then head to Romania’s Transfagarasan Highway with drops of 1,000 feet

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By Rachel Oakley in Cool Travel on Friday 24 July 2015

Top Gear’s Jeremy Clarkson once called the Transfagarasan Highway the best road in the world. It’s easy to see why. This beautiful stretch of road was built as a strategic military route back in 1974 and stretches for 90km along the incredible Fagaras mountains of Romania.

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Get up close and personal with hummingbirds with a wearable mask feeder

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By Rachel Oakley in Video on Friday 24 July 2015

A wearable hummingbird feeder has finally been invented for all of us bird enthusiasts. It’s based on a full-face face shield with a miniaturized hummingbird feeding tube built into it. And yes, it’s as awesome as it looks.

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A healthy seaweed that tastes like bacon has just been invented

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Food and Packaging on Friday 24 July 2015

At the Hatfield Marine Science Center in Oregon State University, scientists have come up with a strain of seaweed that is not only healthy, but also tastes like everyone’s favourite food: bacon.

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If the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles looked like the artists they were named after

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Friday 24 July 2015

Cowabunga! Kiwi artist Owen Dippie just put up a mural in Brooklyn that depicts the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, albeit with less shells and green skin. At a wall along the railway track, Dippie combines pop culture with classical art by creating an artwork that sees the beloved turtles as the Renaissance artists they were […]

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Put rainbows in your home with this Nyan Cat paint roller

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Design on Thursday 23 July 2015

In celebration of same-sex marriage legalization all over the US, hobbyist Antzy Carmasaic decided that it wasn’t enough to turn his Facebook profile picture into a rainbow – he had to include everything else as well!

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Watermelon carved into a dragon will forever change the way you see this fruit

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Art on Thursday 23 July 2015

Everybody loves watermelon – that is until it tries to set you on fire. Italian sculptor Valeriano Fatica has set the bar for carving fruit by turning a beloved summer food item into a menacing, realistic dragon head.

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Unusual white patch looks like a small horse on the back of a horse

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Thursday 23 July 2015

In North Yorkshire, England, there’s an adorable foal that, at first glance, looks like he has a white shadow. But as it turns out, it’s just a really recognizable patch!

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This magical unicorn umbrella will brighten up your rainy day

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Thursday 23 July 2015

Why wait for the rain to stop until you see a rainbow? This here is the Magical Unicorn Umbrella from Think Geek. It might not actually have real unicorn powers, but it can sure make you smile on the gloomiest of rainy days.

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Two dogs hug each other hours before euthanasia, get saved just in time

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Thursday 23 July 2015

In a shelter in Atlanta, two dogs Kala and Keira badly needed a miracle after they found out they were scheduled to be euthanized. Luckily for them, it only took a hug and a viral photo to do the job.

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The stunning night skies of rural Greece captured by a 22-year-old photographer

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By Rachel Oakley in New Photography on Thursday 23 July 2015

For those of us who live in big cities, it’s difficult to see the beauty of the skies every night due to tall buildings and smog (sigh). But nevermind – Konstantinos Vasilakakos is here to show us all what we’re missing with his intense photography and time-lapse video of the Milky Way.

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Professor tests the greed of his students with this difficult extra credit problem

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By Inigo del Castillo in News on Wednesday 22 July 2015

Some men just want to watch the world learn. At the University of Maryland, psychology professor Dylan Selterman gave his students an evil extra credit problem that would test their ethical limits.

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Want: a backpack that looks like Rocket Raccoon is clinging on to you

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By Inigo del Castillo in New Products on Wednesday 22 July 2015

If you’re looking for a sidekick who’d always watch your back (literally), then there’s no better person (or animal) to do that than Guardians of the Galaxy’s Rocket Raccoon.

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Watching 10 cats all eat at the same time will calm your nerves

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By Inigo del Castillo in Video on Wednesday 22 July 2015

Here’s something to get you through the week – or through the rest of the month, for that matter. YouTube channel ’10 Cats’ shows us what supper is like for a family of, well, 10 cats.

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