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Woman Stages Very Intimate Postpartum Photo Shoot To Build Back Her Body Confidence After Having 3 Babies In One Year

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Melanie Varney, from Vancouver, British Columbia, gave birth to a son on March 11, 2013, and twin girls on March 10, 2014. After the pregnancies, the young mother’s body confidence was shot as ‘the reflection of myself in the mirror was that of a stranger’. In an effort to become more accepting of her changed body, she answered a call for a couple to pose for an intimate photo session in a lake. Continue »

Lay’s Summer Days Promotion Puts Your Fav Summer Photo An A Bag Of Chips

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Lay’s Summer – fun Instagram campaign that turns digital (Instagram pics) to physical (a real bag of chips with your picture on in!) Fun packaging – and check out our Lay’s custom drooling Bucky BBQ potato chips! Continue »

Greeting Cards Are Better When They’re Attached To Alcohol

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Take a look at Delicate Estates – dark-humored adhesive sympathy cards that double as wine labels. They’re perfect for sensitive occasions like breakups, getting fired, and (eyeroll) having babies. Lol ;) Continue »

Elegantly Carved Wooden Platform Shoes

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Etsy seller LanVy Nguyen of New York City used to work in corporate finance. Now, she is “a designer of things beautiful.” And they certainly are! She designs wooden wedge shoes that are so beautiful that they look like they belong in museums instead of closets. They’re custom made by craftsmen in Vietnam, who take 18 days to make each pair. Continue »

Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: June 2016

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“I took this at 7am during an unusually quiet moment in the Arashiyama Bamboo Grove, in Kyoto, Japan. Mick Ryan, judge – The classic lead-in and vertical lines of this walkway through a bamboo forest are made complete by the two figures in the distance and the light illuminating the pale green of the canopy”. (Photo by Doug Stratton/The Guardian) Continue »

National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year 2016 Winners

The annual National Geographic travel photographer of the year contest attracted 10,000 entries worldwide this year. The grand prize went to Anthony Lau for his shot of a horseman in Inner Mongolia, winning him a trip to a polar bear photo safari at Churchill Wild-Seal Heritage Lodge. Here’s a selection of the winning entries.

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Winter Horseman
The Winter in Inner Mongolia is very unforgiving. At a freezing temperature of minus twenty and lower with constant breeze of snow from all direction, it was pretty hard to convince myself to get out of the car and take photos. Not until I saw Inner Mongolia horsemen showing off their skills in commanding the steed from a distance, I quickly grab my telephoto lens and capture the moment when one of the horseman charged out from morning mist. (Photo and caption by Anthony Lau / National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest) Continue »

Sliding Down The Skyslide In LA

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AFP / David McNew

For those who love to pair spectacular views with an adrenaline rush, a ride on the recently opened Skyslide is the perfect combination of both. Visitors can experience Skyslide’s unparalleled, panoramic views of downtown Los Angeles from within an enclosed glass slide that is suspended 1,000 feet above ground. The slide begins on the 70th floor of the U.S. Bank Tower, the tallest building on the West Coast, and extends 45 feet down to the 69th floor. The San Gabriel Mountains, Pacific Ocean, and even Catalina Island can be observed on clear days. Continue »

Public Pools Open In New York City For The Summer

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Spencer Platt / Getty Images North America

People enjoy a hot afternoon at the Astoria Pool in the borough of Queens on the opening day of city pools on June 29, 2016 in New York City.The main pool at Astoria, the biggest in New York City and administered by the New York City Department of Parks and Recreation, sees over 3,000 people on a typical summer weekday. Continue »

Shooting For New “Bavarian And Austrian Farmer Wives” Calendar

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AFP / Christof Stache

Six Bavarian and Austrian farmers wives have swapped their overalls for sexy sportswear for a new raunchy calendar that will be published in autumn 2017. Models Caroline, Sofia, Elena, Viktoria, Daniela and Veronika were all happy to get mucky at a farm in Apfeldorf, southern Germany, and sport gym kit for the ‘crossfit on the farm’ theme. Continue »

From New York To Bangkok: Photos Of Vintage Coca-Cola Signs

On January 31, 1893, Coca-Cola became a registered trademark, launching what would come to be one of the most recognized brands in the world. Accroding to TIME, during the 1930s, the company had begun to set up bottling plants in other countries. The photos here depict not just the way Coke began to blend into international surroundings, but also the wide array of American locales and subcultures the brand was penetrating

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Boy selling Coca Cola from a roadside stand, 1936. (Alfred Eisenstaedt—The LIFE Picture Collection/Getty Images) Continue »

Spectacular Photos Of The Lost Train Graveyard In Bolivia

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Chris Staring / Rex Features / Shutterstock

Chris Staring photographs a mysterious train graveyard in the heart of southern Bolivia, where the skeletons of British steam locomotives and rail cars rust away on the edge of the world’s largest salt flats. More than 100 rail cars and locomotives can be found in different states of decay in the train graveyard. Continue »

These Haunting Pictures Of An Abandoned Funeral Home Will Send A Shiver Down Your Spine

The once majestic building lies in ruins, with crumbling walls and chilling debris, including body bags and embalming fluids scattered throughout. Formerly an opera house, the building was transformed into a funeral home in 1946. The chilling snaps were taken by photographer Johnny Joo (previously) at the deserted House of Wills Funeral Home in Cleveland.

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The balcony in the abandoned opera hall. (Photo by Johnny Joo/Caters News) Continue »

World Bodypainting Festival Models Turn Themselves Into Living Art Work In Austria

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Heinz-Peter Bader / Reuters

Designs which are bright, bold and sometimes utterly bizarre are on display at the World Bodypainting Festival. More than 300 artists from 45 nations are involved in the three-day competition based at Woerthersee Lake, in south Austria, which started on Friday. Around 1,500 participants are competing in brush and sponge, airbrush and special effects categories. The festival also includes exhibitions and parties where guests dance in spectacular costumes and painted bodies. Over the years the festival has given a major platform to the art form that 20 years ago was unknown. Continue »

The Dog Project: 120 Playful Papier-Mâché Pooches Let Loose On The Beach

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For the Kinsale Arts Festival in County Cork, Ireland, local artist Tom Campbell decided to put a smile on every visitor’s face by creating 120 papier-mâché dogs, with the help of one hundred volunteers, and placing them at various locations around the town. Continue »

French Artist Creates Mind Blowing Trompe-L’oeil Illusions

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Patrick Commecy, a talented street artist from France, makes these mind-bending hyper-realistic wall paintings. The before and after photos show the big difference these murals create. It is true that sometimes walls of a building can look really dull and boring, but Patrick has some mad skills to transform them into something amazing and beautiful. Continue »