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This Artist Turns People Into Aliens By Drawing Faces On Their Backs

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Spanish artist AnaHell creates some of the creepiest caricatures from human bodies. By using a few simple props and costumes the artist reveals a whole new insight to the human form. These works of art are made even more impressive by her simplicity in lighting and use of everyday settings and poses to bring out the whimsical side of her otherworldly creations. When you see her work you understand her proclaimed childlike fascination for the human body, and the absurd. Continue »

This Craftsman Creates Absolutely Badass Steampunk Masks, Outfits And Accessories

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If you want to up the ante in your handbag collection with something that’s a little, well, out there, look to the label Bob Basset. Basset puts the dark side into bags, courtesy of a touch of BDSM and plenty of steampunk references. Let’s just say, the next conversation starter begins on your arm. Continue »

Amazing Surreal And Tribal Backpacks By Konstantin Kofta

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Ready for a surreal backpack? Designer Konstantin Kofta (previously) knows how to transform the classic school kid accessory into a surrealist piece of art. He morphs knapsacks into sculptural creations, like Grecian volutes, smooth pyramid shapes, human spines, and even lifelike faces. It’s an outré accessory that is made to turn heads. Continue »

Foreboding Creature Tattoos Are Modern Brothers Grimm

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Tortoises, hares, skulls, and crows—these are all characters featured in Parvick Faramarz’s blackwork tattoos. The Moscow-based artist combines intricate dot and bold lines, creating a subtle texture and sense of motion in every tattoo. At times, they appear as if they’re crawling over the skin. Together, they conjure vintage illustrations of folklore; not the type that are friendly and welcoming, but the dark, psychological tales such as The Brothers Grimm. Continue »

These 13 Satirical Cartoons Depict The Disturbing Reality Of Modern-Day Society

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The Soldier’s Future

This is a satirical representation of the modern day World, through the eyes of Petry and Crisan, a Romaninan cartoonist duo. Continue »

The Algonquin Hotel In NYC Has A Kitty Concierge Named Matilda

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The Algonquin Hotel in New York City offers a unique amenity in the form of Matilda, a cat concierge whose main outpost is laying above the luxury hotel’s welcome desk. The experience is aimed at replicating the comforts of home and the Algonquin Hotel is one of many incorporating such mascots or concierges. Continue »

Romantic And Heart-Melting Unsent Text Messages

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The blogger and artist Röra Blue imagined a beautiful project called ‘The Unsent Project‘. Continue »

Mumbai’s Taxis Makeover

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Photo by Taxi Fabric / The Guardian

India’s classic Ambassador taxis and juddery auto rickshaws are iconic sights in the cities of the subcontinent. In Mumbai, one project has been using them as canvases for Indian graphic designers, giving them the opportunity to design new interiors for the vehicles. Continue »

Korean Woman Raises 200 Dogs Saved From Streets

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Jung Myoung Sook holds her puppies she rescued at a shelter in Asan, South Korea. In the country, where dogs are considered a traditional delicacy and have only recently become popular as pets, Jung’s love for her canine friends is viewed by some as odd. But others see her as a champion of animal rights. Continue »

You Can Stay At This Converted Oil Rig In Malaysia And Go Diving

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Located in the waters off Sipadan in Malaysia, is an old oil rig that is now a dive platform and resort named ‘Seaventures‘. The surrounding area is one of the diving industry’s renowned top dive destinations, and is commonly ranked as being one of the world’s best. Seaventures takes advantage of this position and allows guests to dive directly from the rig. Continue »

Le Bristol Hotel In Paris Has Two Birman Kitties Watching Over The Lobby

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Kléopatre and Fa-Raon are the two tiny feline guardians of Le Bristol, a luxurious Parisian hotel owned by Oetker Hotel Managment Company. The high-end kitties both wear custom bejeweled Goyard collars and greet guests at the hotel’s concierge desk. The two precious Birman cats rule over the lobby at Le Bristol in style and are great representations of the hotel’s brand, given their pristine nature and how well they fit in with the decor. Continue »

Stress Relief Service In Moscow

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Photo by Artyom Geodakyan / TASS / Barcroft Media

People in hard hats in a rage room in Moscow, Russia on January 27, 2016. The Debosh stress relief service gives its customers an opportunity to smash the rage room up with sledgehammers and bats to relieve stress and tension. Continue »

Winners Of The National Geographic’s Kids Photography Competition 2015

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The grand prize winner is Senne Mensink, 13, from the Netherlands with this shot of a grasshopper eating a leaf. (Photo by Senne Mensink/National Geographic) Continue »

These Protective Wearables Feature Tiny Cat Ears For Added Playfulness

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Russian brand Nitrinos has created a line of female-centric motorcycle helmets that add an element of playfulness into the overall design with a cat-themed aesthetic complete with three dimension cat ears at the top. The helmets are designed to give riders the much needed protection along with a stylish look that is quite unlike anything else currently on the market. Continue »

New Campaign ‘Sexxenger’ Highlights Online Danger For Kids

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Innocence in Danger, the charity for the protection of children from abuse and violence, has launched a press and outdoor campaign highlighting the potential dangers that lurk within the internet.

The campaign, created by McCann London, features a seemingly innocent message from an online conversation. However, there is more to this message than would meet a child’s eye, and adults will recognise the phallic shape of the speech bubbles. The campaign shows how sexual predators use social networks and messaging to contact their unsuspecting young victims. Continue »