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These Backpacks From Japan Look Like Giant Sushi

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These sushi backpacks are from Japan and they’re made by a company called Turn Over. They come in three delicious varieties (tamagoyaki, salmon, and shrimp) and they all feature photo-printed fabrics that make the sushi look super realistic. Continue »

Fake Animal Fact Posters Posted At The Los Angeles Zoo Are Priceless

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Prankster and comedian Jeff Wysaski (previously) printed and left these fake Animal Fact posters around the zoo in LA to spice things up a bit. And it was a big success. Continue »

Extraordinary Black And White Fashion Photography By John French In The 1950s And 1960s

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John French (1906–1966) was one of London’s top fashion photographers of the 1950s and 1960s, an era when those who wore and photographed clothing for a living could become famous overnight. The models he worked with included the most famous of the time and many were debutantes who went on to become well-known society figures. John persuaded the art editors of the national press to use his flawlessly lit images of top models and his work appeared in virtually every newspaper and magazine. Continue »

Surreal And Imaginative Black And White Photos That Will Confuse Your Eyes

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Using a little Photoshop wizardry, Russian photographer Alexey Menschikov is able to conjure up all kinds of unusual and strange images loaded with repetition, constantly toying with the idea of shadow and light. He initially photographs all kinds of subjects, from people in the street and urban architecture to various animals like birds, cats and dogs. Once he’s collected enough source material, he then adjusts, clones and repeats elements before arranging them into a surreal patchwork of shadows, movement and patterns. Continue »

Unconventional Tourist Photographs Reveal What’s Behind the World’s Most Visited Sights

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When visiting a monument such as the Taj Mahal, it’s easy to get wrapped up in the microcosm of these iconic sights. Photographer Oliver Curtis is seemingly unfazed by all the action and instead captures scenes that often go unnoticed by tourists—ones that are in the vicinity, but might as well be invisible. In the series Volte-face, he presents images that look opposite to historic sites such as Stonehenge, the Mona Lisa, and Lenin’s Tomb. Often, these views are less than stunning—they’re used for storage, are heavily traveled roads, or are crowded with other people. Here: Statue of Liberty, New York, USA Continue »

Married Japanese Man Claims He Has Finally Found Love With A Sex Doll

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Photo © by Getty Images

A Japanese man has revealed he has finally found happiness with his girlfriend – a silicone love doll. Senji Nakajima, claims he enjoys the ‘perfect’ relationship with ‘Saori’ – even taking the dummy out shopping to buy it fancy outfits – despite the fact that he is married to a woman with whom he has two children. Senji, 61, from Nagano, lives with his life size doll in his apartment in Tokyo where he enjoys a physical relationship with it – but he claims he is happy because his plastic companion isn’t ‘after only money’. Continue »

German Beer Ad Shows Men Cradling Their Beer Bellies Like Pregnant Moms

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German beer company has decided to take an honest approach to their advertising, and as you can see, the result is as refreshing as a cold beer on a hot day. Continue »

An Artist Has Made This Badass Raven Costume Entirely By Hand

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According to Rah-Bop, an illustrator and video game artist living in Seattle: “Since I get the impression it’s acceptable to dress up as an animal person at AC I took the opportunity to make a costume out of Rue, my D&D character, which I’ve been wanting to do for a while. If you see me, please feel free to say hi.” Continue »

Rio Olympics 2016 Team GB Athletes Strip Off For Campaign To Encourage Schoolgirls To Take Up Exercise

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Stef Reid (left), Amber Hill (centre) and Bryony Shaw (right) are among Team GB’s leading contenders for gold medals in Brazil. (Photo: CAVENDISH / Bluebella.com / Alisa Connan / The Daily Mail)

Sporty is sexy! Three Team GB athletes going for gold in Rio this summer have stripped down to their lingerie to show that a sporty body is a sexy body. Windsurfer Bryony Shaw, skeet shooter Amber Hill and Paralympian long jumper Stefanie Reid have posed for Bluebella‘s BeStrongBeBeautiful campaign to encourage young women not to neglect sport at school. Research has revealed that more than half of secondary school girls drop out of sport after the age of 13 due to body issues and negative experiences of PE lessons. Continue »

Atkins Ciwem Environmental Photographer Of The Year 2016 Winners

The overall awards winners have been announced in the 2016 Atkins Ciwem environmental photographer of the year competition, an annual international showcase for thought-provoking photography and video that tackles a wide range of environmental themes.

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The environmental photographer of the year 2016 is awarded to Sara Lindström for her imposing photograph “Wildfire”.

Swedish-born Sara picked up photography while studying in South Africa, and is now based in the Canadian Rockies. Her projects have seen her travel across more than 50 countries, capturing the beauty of the more remote corners of the Earth. “It was an exceptionally warm day in July in southern Alberta when I came across this massive pinkish smoke plume rising high towards the sky. The big flames were thriving on the dry land and had me completely mesmerized in fear and awe”. (Photo by Sara Lindström/2016 EPOTY) Continue »

This Photographer Has Captured Stunning Images Of America’s Most Intense Storms From An Extraordinarily Close Perspective

These stunning images capture some of America’s most intense storms from an extraordinarily close perspective. They showcase the power of Mother Nature with terrifying tornadoes, supercells and lightning. Storm-chaser Maximilian Conrad of Germany captured the images while on a “chase-cation” with friends in the U.S. Together with pals Dennis, Lars and Heiko, Max chased ferocious storms across Texas, Oklahoma and Kansas in search of the perfect shot.

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A panoramic view of the almost stationary supercell. Woodward, Oklahoma on May 24, 2016. (Photo by Maximilian Conrad/Caters News) Continue »

Mermaid Tights That Make It Look Like You’re Developing A Tail

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What was your dream when you were a child? To be a mermaid or a dragon, perhaps? Well, we’ve got some good news for you! You can now come closer to making your childhood dreams come true with these beautiful mermaid and dragon tights by Daniel Struzyna, aka tinkercast, on Etsy. The tights are made with handmade silicone scales and they will definitely make you feel like a true mermaid or dragon. Continue »

Kennel Club Dog Photographer Of The Year 2016

Puppies, pugs and the perfect antidote to political pandemonium, it’s the Kennel Club’s dog photographer of the year competition.

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This photo issued by the Kennel Club was taken by Monika Madi from the UK, of her puppy chewing a hat. It has won third place in the puppy category in the Kennel Club dog photographer of the year competition. (Photo by Monika Madi/PA Wire) Continue »

Artist Duo Uses Twigs And Flowers To Create Intricate Portraits Out Of Mother Nature

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Brooke and Vicki‘s introduction to art was somewhat the same, just generations apart. Vicki was inspired by her mother (Brooke’s grandmother) – a designer and photographer – whose decorating of their 1960’s ranch in the California valley was effortlessly modern and way ahead of its time. Continue »

Illustrator Draws On Her Self-Portraits To Create Fun, Whimsical Images

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Based in Brisbane, Australia, Lauren Carney is “a polly pocket sized artist” with “a fine appreciation of all things handmade, arty, crafty and vintage”. Not only does she create wonderful illustrations, she also has a knack for combining her drawings with her photographic self-portraits to produce delightful and whimsical images. Continue »