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This Old Man Spent 13 Years Growing A Giant Dragon In His Yard

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For some, gardening and lawn care can be a therapeutic endeavor. For other, like Norfolk, England resident John Booker, lawn upkeep can be a way of life. It all started with a vision. The English man had a dream to grow a massive dragon on his lawn, so he began trimming his hedges. Continue »

This Artist Channels His Love Of Comics Into The Most Beautiful Illustrations For Dark

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Hector Trunnec has been able to turn his love of drawing into his career, but he hasn’t let that stop him from creating beautiful fan art for his own pleasure and displaying it online. Trunnec hails from Valencia, Spain and does draw comic books professionally, but posts these fan art illustrations of his favorite comic, film, cartoons and celebrity portraits online. Continue »

This Collection Of Web Comics Really Explains What Its Like To Be A Gamer

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Illustration by Jamal Khurshid

Being a gamer is like being any other subset of human being, like a gardener, or snake wrestler, it involves dealing with a number of stereotypes. Namely Sony, and Aiwa, but some prefer others. Continue »

26 Proofs That Love Is In The Little Things

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LoveByte has been helping couples stay together even when they’re apart since 2014, but they aren’t just an app designer: their Love Is… webcomic has become a favorite for those struck by Cupid’s arrow. Continue »

100-Year-Old Hand-Colored Postcards Offer A Fascinating Glimpse Of Pre-War Japan

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Cherry blossom at Mukojima, Tokyo

Postcards can offer a fascinating glimpse into eras that have long since passed. The Digital Collections of the New York Public Library (NYPL) has released a selection of postcards from Japan in the early 20th century. Comprising hand-colored photographs, these landscape snapshots represent the country—specifically the Tokyo and Yokohama regions—and the culture at a time when it was on the cusp of modernity. Many of the photographs are dated from the years 1907 through 1922. Continue »

Classic Literary Scarves Allow You To Literally Wrap Yourself Up In A Good Book

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The Little Prince Book Scarf

Thai retailer Fresh Comfy is a fashion retailer that creatively transforms classic literary poetry and novels into wearable fashions that capture the essence of the words and stories with beautiful calligraphy and drawings. The chic scarves are wearable versions of many of the pages of the books allowing fans of the classics to adorn their favorite literary pieces on an everyday basis. Continue »

Japan’s Terrifying Road Is Enough To Give The Most Confident Driver Nightmares

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It is a hill start to give even the most confident learner driver nightmares. The Eshima Ohashi bridge in Japan – the third largest of its kind in the world – rises sharply so ships can pass underneath. The concrete road bridge spans a mile across Lake Nakaumi, linking the cities of Matsue and Sakaiminato. Continue »

Bring The Argentinian Grasslands Indoors With These Stunning Handmade Rugs

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Argentinian artist Alexandra Kehayoglou hand-crafts gorgeous rugs that bring the outside in — the lush green blankets and tapestries let the owner snuggle up to the outside world, inside. Alexandra makes the rugs from discarded thread scraps that she collects from her family’s carpet factory in Buenos Aires, Argentina. Continue »

Shipwrecks And Deep Ocean Scenes Encapsulated Inside Translucent Whale Sculptures

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Japanese artist Isana Yamada creates clear resin whales that contain miniature worlds. The six whale project, titled Samsara, represents the six realms in Buddhist cosmology: the Heavenly Realm, the Asura, the Animal Realm, Hell, the Ghost Realm, and the Human Realm; Samsara is Sanskrit for the cycle of death and rebirth. Continue »

This Engineer Creates Incredible 3D Calligraphy That Leaps Off The Page

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Turkish calligrapher and graphic designer Tolga Girgin, previously featured for his 3D calligraphic work, has since produced even more stunning pieces. He experiments with perspective and shadow, creating optical illusions that make his words appear to be standing upright on paper, or weaving through the lines in notebooks. Continue »

Chinese Village Builds Giant Golden Statue Of Mao Zedong

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Mao Zedong, the founding father of the People’s Republic of China, was a controversial figure. His Marxist–Leninist theories, military strategies and communist ideas, especially his “Great Leap Forward” campaign, where he attempted to rapidly transform China’s economy from an agrarian economy to an industrial one, led to widespread famine resulting in the death of an estimated 45 million people. Through starvation, forced labor and executions, Mao killed a total of 70 million Chinese during his 27-years tenure as the Chairman of Communist Party of China. Continue »

Street Art That Only Appears When It Rains

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Most of us don’t really like rainy days, but Seattle-based artist Peregrine Church makes good use of the rain. Continue »

Men And Women Before 10 A.M. By Veronique Vial

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Following up on her highly praised bestseller Men Before 10 a.m., celebrity photographer Véronique Vial completes her wonderfully intimate and revealing portrait of the sexes with Women Before 10 a.m., a captivating collection of your favorite fashion, cinematic, and pop culture beauties, starlets, and models before ten o’clock in the morning. Continue »

Jellyfish Plants Transform Your Room Into A Underwater Wonderland

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Everyone loves adding a little greenery to their living space. They really freshen things up. But house plants aren’t always the easiest to keep alive. And these awesome airplant holders by JellyFishKisses on Etsy will get you moving in the right direction. She’s come up with everything from airplant jellyfish to pineapples and even unicorns with rainbow horns! You’ll have a hanging garden fit for a magical mermaid in no time! Continue »

Hairstylist Paints Hair Into Classic Paintings

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Starry Night by Van Gogh

Some haircuts are inspired by more than “I hate being bald and hats are expensive” sentiment. Ursula Goff, for example, gets her inspiration from classical paintings. Her color scheme roughly approximates the hues in Van Gogh’s Starry Night or Edward Munch’s The Scream. It’s amazing how you can see the resemblance just by the arrangement of colors. Continue »