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Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan

1265 Hitachi Seaside Park, Hitachinaka, Ibaraki, Japan

Covering an area of 190 hectares, the park features blooming flowers around the year. The park has become known for its baby blue-eyes flowers, with the blooming of 4.5 million of the translucent-petaled blue flowers in the spring drawing tourists. In addition to the annual “Nemophila Harmony”, the park features a million daffodils, 170 varieties of tulips, and many other flowers. The park includes cycling trails and a small amusement park with a Ferris wheel.

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400-Foot-Long Wooden Sculpture Enters Guinness World Records

1264 400 Foot Long Wooden Sculpture Enters Guinness World Records

A wooden sculpture, featuring the famous painting Along the River During the Qingming Festival, succeeds in creating a new Guinness World Record – “the world’s longest wooden sculpture” – on November 14, 2013. Chinese artist Zheng Chunhui spent four years creating the sculpture, which is 12.286 meters (400 foot) long. (Photo: China news Service/Lv Ming)

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Awesome Mom Turned Ticket Stubs Into Pillows

1263 Awesome Mom Turned Ticket Stubs Into Pillows

Redditor Sunflower_Fortunado was moving into a new apartment, and her mom wanted to do something special. Using ticket stubs from movies that were important to her – she had been saving stubs since Zoolander in 2001 — Sunflower’s mom turned the stubs into fabric using Spoonflower.com.

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Studio Allergutendinge’s Soul Box is a Portable Retreat for ‘Glamping’ in Nature

1262 Studio Allergutendinge’s Soul Box is a Portable Retreat for ‘Glamping’ in Nature

Allergutendinge created the ‘Spirit Shelter’, exploring the dream of Arcadia. On the one hand the term describes a real swath of land in antique Greece. On the other hand it is an idea for an emotional hideaway, to live in harmony with yourself and nature.

Like the idea of Arcadia, the ‘Spirit Shelter’ consists of two main parts. The research section provides tools to discover the physical world, the wilderness. In the sleeping section there is space for meditation and self-exploration. In order to find one‘s personal Arcadia the ‘Spirit Shelter’ is designed mobile. The woodframe construction can be disassembled and transported to any scenery.

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Monty Python: Giant Dead Parrot

1260 Monty Python: Giant Dead Parrot

A giant dead parrot measuring 15 metres is unveiled on London’s South Bank to promote the live broadcast of the final Monty Python Live stage show on comedy TV channel Gold this Sunday 20 July. A team of three sculptors spent over two months creating the homage to the famous Norwegian Blue after the dead parrot was voted the nation’s favourite Monty Python sketch in a survey by the channel. (Photo: David Parry/PA)

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Sloth Bear Family Like a Dog

1258 Sloth Bear Family Like a Dog

A Sloth Bear recently befriended a human family in Lakhapada village in India. While he was never domesticated, the sloth bear chose to bond with the family and become more than a pet, he was a member of the family.

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“Transformers” Built from Scrap

1255 “Transformers” Built from Scrap
Danilo Baletic, 22, picks scrap metal parts to make sculptures, at a junkyard in Podgorica July 20, 2014. Baletic makes sculptures of his childhood cartoon heroes, “Transformers”, from scrap metal. In the last two years he has made seven “Transformers” sculptures that are placed on the streets of Montenegro’s capital Podgorica as part of an exhibition called “Transformers defending Podgorica”. (Photo by Stevo Vasiljevic/Reuters)

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No More Nightmares: Kids Show Monsters who’s Boss!

Every child fears the monsters lurking under his or her bed as soon as the lights turn off. But now Paris-based photographer, Laure Fauvel, is helping kids battle those scary, hairy and creepy ghouls one nightmare at a time. “I wanted to show the nightmares in a different way, with children fighting fears and not being victims”, Fauvel, 22, said. (Don’t worry. No monsters were hurt during the making of these photos, Fauvel assured).

1254 No More Nightmares: Kids Show Monsters who’s Boss!
Christo fights a monster with a “gun” in his bedroom in Laure Fauvel’s “Terreurs”, 2014, in Paris, France. An imaginative photographer has brought to life monsters that haunt children’s nightmares. Armed with sticks, wands and swords the eight and nine year-olds appear to be getting the upper-hand against the villains. Parisian photographer Laure Fauvel, 22, said: I wanted the children not be victims and to fight the monsters. (Photo by Laure Fauvel/Barcroft Media)

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Six-year-old Roller Skater Gagan Satish

1252 Six year old Roller Skater Gagan Satish
A super flexible schoolboy has become a limbo legend – by roller-skating under 39 cars in a row. It took six-year-old Gagan Satish just 29 seconds to cover a distance of nearly 70 metres with his face just five inches from the ground. (Photo by Arkaprava Ghosh/Barcroft Media India)

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WebHostingBuzz: Hosting You Trust

whb promo1 WebHostingBuzz: Hosting You Trust

As you may have noticed, our site loads faster. That’s because we’re now proud to be hosted by one of the most trusted hosting companies in the design niche – WebHostingBuzz – and we’re in great company, among the likes of Designer Daily, Inspired Mag and DIYwpblog.

Every website owner will tell you the most important thing about their website is not the content posted, or the number of visitors they are getting but the fact that they have a web host they can count on. If you have been looking for a hosting service that offers everything you could ever imagine then look no further. These guys offer an amazingly professional service and I can tell from my own experience.

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The Mystery of the White Flags on the Brooklyn Bridge

1206 The Mystery of the White Flags on the Brooklyn Bridge

Two bleached-white American flags mysteriously appeared atop the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday morning. It is unknown whether this stunt was an art project, a political statement or just tomfoolery. Investigators are trying to determine how two bleached-white American flags mysteriously appeared atop the Brooklyn Bridge Tuesday morning—and whether the stunt was an art project, a political statement or just tomfoolery. (Photo: AP)

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Flying Piano Show Hits Munich Airport

1205 Flying Piano Show Hits Munich Airport

German pianist Stefan Aaron plays an orange piano on a “flying carpet” platform suspended from a helicopter, over Munich Airport on Wednesday. The concert is the fourth station of the “Orange Piano Tour,” which brings the artist to places around the world. (Photo: AFP)

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This Is What Different Foods Look Like When Separated Into Monochromatic themes

1204 This Is What Different Foods Look Like When Separated Into Monochromatic themes

Photographer Isabella Vacchi gives us an idea of what different meal settings look like when color variety is absent. Entitled ‘MONOCHROME’, the series organizes food and dining ware according to just four color palettes: black, white, grey, and brown.

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Patterned Paint Roller Kit

1203 Patterned Paint Roller Kit

These patterned paint rollers from The Painted House, based in the UK, come in a range of different designs and are a really good alternative to wallpaper. Each design roller is reusable and interchangeable, and can be used with either the fabric applicator or the wall & paper applicator. You can use them on walls, perk up old wooden furniture, make reams of wrapping paper and meters of fabric.

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Model Transforms Into a Tarantula

1202 Model Transforms Into a Tarantula

Tarantulas are some of the creepiest creatures on the planet but this is just amazing. Model Lowri Thomas is transformed into a human tarantula by body painter Emma Fay, who used water-based paints to turn the ultra-flexible model into the giant arachnid. The artwork was captured by photographer Jonathan Macauley, who recorded the progress of the animalistic designs as they developed.

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