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Adorable Photos Of A Young Austrian Boy Enjoys A Special Friendship With Shy Marmots

A 12-year-old boy from Austria has formed a unique bond with a group of marmots.

Matteo Walch struck up the remarkable friendship with the alpine marmots when he was first introduced to the animals by his nature-loving family when he was just four years old. Matteo and his mum Michaela, a schoolteacher from Innsbruck, Austria, return to visit the colony of marmots in Grossglockner in the Austrian Alps for two weeks every year. Continue »

Tiny, Super Minimalist Tattoos That Are Subtle But Striking

If you like the idea of getting a tattoo, but do not want a design that is too conspicuous, these tiny and minimalist tattoos may be exactly what you are looking for. Here’s a collection of such subtle but eye-catching tattoos by the tattoo artist Jonathan Valena to inspire you. Continue »

Yana, The Two-Faced Kitty Whose Parents Ran Out Of Ink

Being two-faced is generally considered to be a bad thing. Unless you’re Yana the cat that is. Because as you can see, this adorable chimeric feline has the most beautiful unique markings. She looks like her parents ran out of ink while they were coloring her in! Continue »

British Hair Awards 2016 – Afro Finalist Collection

Collection nominated for the final of British Hairdresser of the Year Award Afro category and earned Lisa 3 Black Hair & Beauty Awards finalist nominations in the Weave, Natural and Stylist of the Year categories! Makeup: Suhyun Kang-Emery. Photography: Luke Nugent. Continue »

EcoHelmet: Portable Paper Head Protection For Cyclists

As urban cycling continues to increase in popularity, bike commuters still face the same challenge: carrying a clunky helmet with them wherever they go. For part-time, on-demand cyclists in places with bike share programs the problem is even more pronounced: hopping a ride is simply not a safe option unless they happen to have headgear handy. Continue »

Romantic Colorized Vintage Postcards Show French People During The WWI Era

These brightly colored postcards, sent by French families and soldiers during World War I, are part of a set of similar cards available on Flickr from the George Eastman House. Because sending postcards to soldiers was postage-free during the conflict, the cards were mass-produced in great quantity and variety. Imagery offered solace and urged staunch resolve. Continue »

Superb Minimalist Botanical Embroideries By Adam Pritchett

Adam Pritchett is an embroidery artist based in Lake District, England, a countryside famous for its forests, lakes, and mountains. From these bucolic surroundings he draws inspiration for his minimalist botanical embroideries that usually feature flowers, vines, and tiny insect inhabitants. For a particularly ingenious series, Pritchett stitched a variety of spiders into the canvas, turning gaping holes in the fabric into spider webs. Continue »

Elegant Nose Candle Holders Are Designed To Hold A Candle With Their Nose

Belgian industrial designer Quentin de Coster has designed NOSE, a prototype for a minimalist candle holder, where the candle is held in place on the nose of the abstract profile. The candle holder is made from two pieces of laser cut steel that are then welded together. Once welded, the pieces are then powder-coated for a finished look. Continue »

Photojournalist Muse Mohammed Documents The Plight Of The Displaced People In Stunning Images

The ferocity of crises worldwide is forcing a record number of people to flee their homes, seeking some form of safety within their own country or across international borders. There are 65.3 million displaced people worldwide, including 21.3 million refugees. Most have lost their homes to armed conflict or natural disasters but other factors, such as extreme poverty and climate change, also drive displacement. The International Organisation for Migration commissioned photojournalist Muse Mohammed to document the plight of the displaced


Muse Mohammed/IOM

A woman and her child pose in front of their house made of cardboard in the Farm Centre Internally Displaced Persons camp in Maiduguri, Nigeria. Put together using any materials available, the shelter is unable to withstand the rainy season. Like many Internally Displaced Persons living in Maiduguri, this family fled their villages in north-Eastern Nigeria because of attacks from Boko Haram. Continue »

Beautiful Paper Beetle Sculptures To Assemble By Yourself

Dutch designer Joop Bource from the Assembli studio, created the Paper Beetles, a collection of beautiful paper and cardboard sculptures to assemble by yourself. These cardboard puzzles are presented as kits, which will allow you to assemble the different models of scarabs. Continue »

The Secret And Funny Life Of City Workers

With his hilarious street art creations, the street artist JAUNE is having fun imagining the secret life of the technical services and municipal employees. Jonathan Pauwels, aka JAUNE, is a Belgian street artist who populates the city with tiny workers wearing the classical fluorescent jackets, imagining amusing and offbeat situations. Continue »

Old Apple Products Turned Iinto Plants

Christophe Guinet, aka Monsieur Plant, transforms old Apple products into vegetal compositions. His work denounces technological waste and pollution by mixing fun and art. Continue »

This Artist Draws People’s Emotions That Can’t Be Expressed By Words

According to a young artist Ahmed Awad: “Hi, my name is Ahmed Awad, I’m 22 years old. Eritrea Studio is my creative child, a playground where I experiment with feelings through art. The main idea behind Eritrea is to express a specific emotion, feeling or a situation that you can’t normally express with words; so, I choose to deliver it with drawings. Expressing my ideas on love, gender equality, politics and pain through art has always been helpful for me. I used my mind and heart to build expressive artwork through drawing, digital illustration and other creative composition methods.” Continue »

“Shop Cats Of New York”: Photographer Captures Cats In Shops All Over NYC

Shop Cats of New York introduces forty of New York’s favorite felines—all who have an extraordinary story to tell. Popular cat blogger Tamar Arslanian and Instagram pet photographer Andrew Marttila capture these deeply loved and well cared for animals in their city habitat and reveal how they came to reign over their urban kingdoms. A celebration of some of the city’s most revered citizens and a unique look at New York life, this enchanting illustrated volume is a must for every cat lover, and every Big Apple devotee. Continue »

Swedish Designer Transforms Retro-Styled Household Appliances Into Series Of Cross-Stitch Art

Sometimes the most basic, outdated household items can be turned into something pretty spectacular.

Swedish designer Ulla-Stina Wikander has taken on a project which aims to transform old and unused household appliances into works of art. The sculptures utilise antiquated objects from around the home and transforms them into recycled, contemporary display pieces with the help of some thread. Continue »