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Behemoth Bike: German Man Builds Heaviest Bike In The World

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Photo by Markus Scholz / AP

Using giant tires from an industrial fertilizer spreader and scrap steel, a German man has built a bicycle weighing 940 kilograms (2,072 pounds) that he plans to pedal into the record books as the world’s heaviest rideable bike. Frank Dose’s bike already outweighs the current Guinness World Record holder’s 860-kilogram (1,900-pound) contraption. Continue »

This Modern Dog House Is Designed To Fit Your Home’s Aesthetic

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This dog house design proves that they can be just as architecturally designed as any other house. After searching for something that would suit their own home and not finding anything, RAH:DESIGN decided to create their own and launched the MDK9 Dog Haus. Using the techniques and materials that are found in modern homes, like Brazilian Teak, powder-coated steel and concrete, they were able to create a dog house that would look good and be functional at the same time. Continue »

“Star Wars Bands”: Superfi Spoofs Popular Album Covers Using Star Wars Puns

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Tupacca – All Jediz on Me

The bloggers at Superfi have used the escalating hype to create something rather amusing: “Star Wars Bands,” a series of iconic album covers twisted to match Star Wars-related puns. Lady Gaga’s face from The Fame is mutated into a grinning “Lady JarJar”; Chewbacca throws up Tupac’s “westside” on the cover of 2paca: all jediz on me. Other spoofs include the Sex Pistols, Run-D.M.C., and Green Day. Clever and good-humored, “Star Wars Bands” will amuse music and movie lovers alike. Continue »

American Sculptor John Bisbee Makes His Pieces Out Of Steel Nails

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John Bisbee is an American sculptor living and working in Maine, whose whole body of work is made entirely from steel nails.Through bending and twisting and thoughtful arrangement of the nails, he creates large scale sculptural pieces that look like they could have come right from the earth. And, in an effort to create pieces that compliment the existing architecture of the buildings his work is installed in, he makes most of his sculptures on site. Continue »

Striking Hyper-Realistic Murals By Italian Graffiti Artist Jorit Agoch

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The artistic activity of Jorit is unique because he carries out graffiti and paintings on canvas at a very high technical level.He declares that his aim is to portray as close as possible to reality. This is possible only after a very thorough analysis and, subsequently, scrupulous reproduction with all kind of painting techniques.Together with this high technical level, Jorit sends an ethical message, has accompanied him since he started to paint. He considers the human face the most characterising part of humanity, almost like a totem to venerate. That is why he has concentrated on painting human faces with all their peculiarities. Continue »

Unbelievable Hair Sculptures By Tresse Agoche

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Photo by Delphine Diaw Diallo

French hair designer Tresse Agoche created these complex sculptures of hair as part of the highness project, a series of works combining the skills of four women envisioning the 21st century female archetype. The pieces combine the mediums of sculpture, design and photography to create striking visual imagery pushing the boundaries of human adornment. Continue »

Food Styling Lettering By Panco Sassano

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Fantastic Food Styling lettering work by Argentinian designer Panco Sassano. One of great work is the “A gusto” decorative lettering project, produced in collaboration with food stylist Anna Keville Joyce and photographer Agustín Nieto, Continue »

Magical Glow-In-The-Dark Bookmarks By Manon Richard

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Jewelry designer and photographer Manon Richard has been making fabulous glow-in-the-dark pieces for some time now, but this time she’s applied her technique to creating fabulous bookmarks for literature lovers. The bookmarks add a welcome element of magical realism to the covers of your favorite books, but they also serve a practical purpose as well – you’ll be able to find your books in the dark, Continue »

A Thrill-Seeking Photographer Risked Life And Limb As He Swam Alongside A Ten-Foot-Long American Crocodile Near Belize

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Photo by Rodrigo Friscione / mediadrumworld.com

Stunning pictures show Mexican underwater photographer Rodrigo Friscione getting up close and personal with the two-hundred-pound predator. Other shots show the curious croc check itself out in the camera lens and poke its head above water. Rodrigo, who runs a dive shop in Cancun, Mexico, took the spectacular images in Chinchorro Banks. Continue »

Underwater Portraits Of People Diving Into A Freezing 4°C Dunking Pool

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Photo by Daan Verhoeven

There was a freezing 4°C (39°F) dunking pool at the freediving world championships in Turku, Finland… and photographer Daan Verhoeven did not want to let it go to waste. As the competitors took their shocking dunk into the freezing cold water, he was there to capture their reactions. Verhoeven is an award-winning freediver himself, and most of his portraits involve capturing the sport in action. These… well these are just fun. Continue »

Surreal Illustrations For Book Lovers By Korean Artist Jungho Lee

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Jungho Lee is a Korean artist and illustrator based in Seoul. He creates surreal illustrations incorporating books into our everyday surroundings and is also in the process of working on his own picture book. He creates hand-drawn images that are then scanned and layered digitally, citing surrealists such as René Magritte as a major influence. Jungho Lee was recently named the overall professional winner of the World Illustration Awards 2016. Continue »

Subway Doodles Bring New Life To New York

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If you’re riding the subway between Brooklyn and Manhattan, there’s a chance you could become the subject of some very entertaining artwork. Ben Rubin, who runs a creative marketing studio called The Mint Farm, has been keeping himself and his social media followers entertained with a series of sketches created during his commute. Continue »

Venezuelan Food Shortages Force Many To Abandon Their Pets

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Maria Silva, Milena Cortes, Maria Arteaga, Jackeline Bastidas and Gissy Abello pose for a picture at the Famproa dogs shelter where they work, in Los Teques, Venezuela, August 25, 2016. Venezuelans struggling to feed their families let alone their pets are dumping animals on the streets, in parks and at makeshift homes overrun with scrawny animals amid an economic crisis. Continue »

The Dreadful Beauty Of Abandoned Places

Kieron Connolly’s new book of photographs of more than 100 once-busy and often elegant buildings gives an idea of how the world might look if humankind disappeared.

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Rubjerg Knude lighthouse, northern Jutland, Denmark. This lighthouse was built on the top of a cliff in 1900 and ceased operating in 1968. With coastal erosion and continually shifting sands a major problem in the area, it is anticipated that by 2023 the cliff will have been eroded so far that the lighthouse will fall into the sea. (Photo by Elisabeth Coelfen/Dreamstime) Continue »

Meet Ellen Sheidlin, The Russian Instagram Princess

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The stunning Ellen Sheidlin is a Russian model and artist, with the emphasis on artist. With her doll-like otherworldly looks she creates a colorful world of fantastical whimsy. She makes us want to create magic and play, kid-like, every day, every minute. Life is a game and Ellen “is able to create the charming world of beauty and strength incorporated with magic actions and fantastic characters. She is a model with a flight of fancy, she can project an image and transform beyond recognition into it.” We love her daily dose of cute, often very strange, utterly unique pics. They’re a treat like a piece of candy. You get a sugar rush and you want more! Continue »