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The White Frontier: Female Photographer Captures Beautiful Images Of Canada’s Most Remote Regions In The 1900s

Geraldine Moodie overcame harsh conditions to become western Canada’s first professional female photographer, capturing beautiful images in the country’s most remote regions. An exhibition, “North of Ordinary: The Arctic Photographs of Geraldine and Douglas Moodie”, is at Glenbow, Calgary, 18 February – 10 September.

Inuit women and children at summer camp, Fullerton Harbour, Nunavut, August 1906:

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Moodie was born in 1854 in Toronto, and after a move to England she met and married John Douglas Moodie in 1878, and had six children. Continue »

This Might Be The Coziest Bus Stop In Britain

Residents of Devon village of Walkhampton, England are close to what’s known as the “coziest bus shelter in Devon.” Continue »

Shrimp Neck Pillow Grabs The Attention Of Squid Girl And The Rest Of The Net

Today’s object of Japanese social media and blog fascination is a neck pillow designed to look like a realistic shrimp. The shellfish is designed to keep the wearer warm and comfortable. Continue »

The Octopus Chair By Maximo Riera

The Octopus Chair is a project of Spanish artist Maximo Riera. Produced in a limited series and one part of a larger collection entitled «Animal Chairs». Continue »

Miss Universe Contestants Prove Natural Beauty Is Better Than Artificial Beauty

Miss Universe is a yearly international beauty pageant that doesn’t involve anemic models or silicone divas but rather ordinary people like you and me. These girls are naturally beautiful and these “no makeup pictures” prove it. Here: Caris Tiivel, Australia. Designer, 23 years old. Continue »

A 1960s Bedford Panorama Bus Lovingly Converted Into A Traveling Home

A lovingly converted Bedford Panorama available to hire.

The bus has a beautiful wooden floor, painted pine boarding and a well thought-out dining/kitchen area with hand-built units, oak worktops, a gas cooker and a fridge. At the back is a cosy double bed and a wood-burning stove placed on an old flagstone. An L-shaped sofa seat folds into a further double bed. Solar panels on the roof power the lights and a socket to charge phones, laptops etc. Continue »

Pushing Photorealism To New Levels Of Beauty: Amazing Paintings By Yigal Ozeri

Yigal Ozeri is an Israeli artist based in New York City. He is known for large-scale cinematic portraits of young women in landscapes. His works are photo-realistic oil paintings. Continue »

This Clock Has A Levitating Sphere That Tells The Time

FLYTE, the Swedish design company specializing in levitating products, has a new project in the works called STORY, a modern wood clock that makes the passage of time seem like more than just ticks coming from a clock. STORY is a time telling piece that features a levitating chrome sphere that orbits around a wooden base to tell the time, count down days, and act as a timer. Continue »

Two Snails Lean In For A Kiss While Perched Precariously On Top Of Cherry Stems


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The amazing moment was caught on camera by photographer, Vyacheslav Mischenko, near his hometown in the Zhytomyr Oblast region. Footage shows the snails balancing carefully atop the cherry stems, which are floating in a stream. Continue »

Edwardian Angels: The Pure Beauties From The 1900s

Edwardian girls not only fascinated by their clothing, many of them also had a pure beauty as angels. Check out these lovely vintage photos to see the beauty of young Edwardian girls from the 1900s. Continue »

Artist Aravis Dolmenna Turns Water Into Pieces Of Art

Aravis Dolmenna use paint and props to give ordinary things a twist. She has also developed a technique which allows to create images using drops of water. She keeps the images simple, usually with plain backgrounds and only natural light. Aravis Dolmenna also paint on hands and create fun everyday object compositions. Continue »

Animals That Look Like They’re About To Drop The Hottest Albums Ever


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These animals totally knew they were posing for their hotly anticipated album covers. They’ve got hits for days stored in their nests, and they’re just waiting for the right time to send them to radio and top all of the charts. If your furry friend is also plotting a #fire new release this year, plug them into our list below. Continue »

‘What Will They Say About You?’ Nike’s New Ad Celebrating Arab Women In Sports

An online commercial released by Nike this week that showed Arab women fencing, boxing and spinning on ice-skates has stirred controversy over its attempt to smash stereotypes about women leading home-bound lives in the conservative region. It begins with a woman nervously peering out of her doorway and adjusting her veil before going for a run in the street, while a female voice narrates in a Saudi dialect: “What will they say about you? Maybe they’ll say you exceeded all expectations”. Within 48 hours the video was shared 75,000 times on Twitter and viewed almost 400,000 times on YouTube. Continue »

Paper Models Of The Most Controversial Buildings Erected Behind The Iron Curtain

Zupagrafika, creators of make-your-own-paper-model sets of “brut-iful” architecture in London, Paris, Warsaw, and Katowice, have released their newest set, ‘Brutal East’. The creators’ selection captures the “certainly brutal” charm of the “functionalist panelák estates and otherworldly concrete grand designs” of the Eastern Bloc. With ‘Brutal East’ you can build your own East European city. Continue »

Power Company Uses Drone To Burn Trash Off High Voltage Wires

A power company in Xiangyang, China, has found a new solution for burning trash off of their power lines. They sent in a drone that shoots fire and it cleaned up the problem real quick. Continue »