Rainbow Stairs Add Color To This Otherwise White Room

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Andy Martin Architecture were asked by their clients, a family with two young sons, to design the renovation of their home in London. A mostly white play area was included in the renovation, but it also received a pop of fun color from some rainbow stairs, where each stair is a different color. Continue »

Rare Photos Of Germany Before It Was Destroyed By War

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Long before it was crippled and destroyed by two World Wars, Germany was a land of beauty, gothic splendour and picturesque villages. After the second world war ended on September 2nd 1945, Germany went through decades of rebuilding with much of it’s original beauty bombed and laying in ruins. Continue »

Photographer Continues Quest To Document The Diversity Of Beauty Around The World

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A year ago, we shared here (and here) the incredible story of Mihaela Noroc — a photographer who quit her job, withdrew her savings, and embarked on a mission to capture portraits of women from every country in the world. The ambitious, ongoing project highlights beauty that exists everywhere, in densely-populated cities as well as remote villages. Continue »

Sad, True And Hilarious Revelations About Real Life

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Sometimes the world we live in can be a pretty awkward place. Continue »

Artist Creates Food-Shaped Purses To Add A Tasty Touch Of Whimsy To Any Wardrobe

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Dutch artist Rommy Kuperus designs with three F’s in mind: food, fashion, and fun. To complete her colorful and expressive outfits, the creative dresser produces her own cuisine-inspired fashion accessories because she doesn’t want to leave her favorite foods in the kitchen. To take these delicious treats with her wherever she goes, Kuperus mainly incorporates them into purse designs that have a sense of humor. Thus far, she’s established that a piece of farfalle pasta, donuts, cake, and even a baguette can become a key part of your whimsical wardrobe. Continue »

Watercolor Painter Uses Traditional Techniques To Reveal Expressive Faces Of Tibet

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Chinese artist Liu Yungsheng is one of the leading watercolor painters of his generation. Making use of inherited traditional techniques, Yungsheng creates hyperrealistic portraits that convey a trademark observational style. Each depiction seems more photograph than painting, as Yungsheng’s portraits seem to come alive by capturing his subjects, down to the smallest detail. Continue »

Dog Pants Are All The Rage This Year In Pet Fashion

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Baby it’s cold outside and your pup might not be ready to brave the elements! So when the weather get’s tough, the tough get going with a pair of Muddy Mutt Dog Pants. Continue »

This McDonald’s Is Built Into An Old Colonial Home

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This is in Freeport, ME, which is the headquarters of LL Bean, and the main street has basically turned into an outlet mall because of it. To keep the image up, the town has strict codes about the appearance of businesses on main street, and McDonald’s sort of one-upped what was asked of them. They also serve lobster rolls. Continue »

Inception Coffee Table By Stelios Mousarris

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Cyprus-based designer Stelios Mousarris created the ‘Wave City Coffee Table‘, a curved table that features the design of a cityscape, which appears to be lifted upside down. Made of wood and steel, the structure of the table was achieved using 3D printing technology. On the idea behind it, the designer says that he was inspired by the movie ‘Inception’. Continue »

21 Absolute Benefits Of Having A Cat

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We are crazy about our cats! And there are so many reasons why. Lingvistov (previously) has already published a guide on the benefits of having cats. Now you can get this awesome book for your cat friends, cat relatives, fellow cat ladies and cat appreciators and yourself of course! Continue »

The Battle For The Largest Bonfire In The Netherlands

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In the last few days of the year leading up to the midnight of December 31, two Dutch teams from the neighboring districts of Scheveningen (in Noorderstrand) and Duindorp (in Zuiderstrand) battle each other on Scheveningen’s North Beach for the title of “the largest bonfire in the Netherlands”. The long tradition and a matter of pride keeps the emotions churning as enthusiastic participants stack wooden crates and pallets as high as they can. The battle is closely monitored not only from Scheveningen and Duindorp, but also in the rest of the Netherlands and beyond. Tourists come all the way from America, Germany, France and England to see the bonfires. Before the bonfires are lit on the midnight of December 31, there are usually performances by artists and fireworks display. Continue »

This Tiny House Has A Strange Roof But The Reason Is Genius!

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Most of the time, a tiny home is inhabited by one or two people. There simply isn’t enough space for an entire family to live – until now. This home is under 200 square feet and yet, a family of four is able to make this tiny space their palace. Wait until you see how they maximized their space and used design elements to make everything feel more spacious. Continue »

Photo Series Shows That More Symmetrical Doesn’t Mean More Beautiful

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What is it that constitutes beauty? Is it the completely unique aspects to a person, perhaps their imperfections, or is it symmetry that makes a person beautiful? Continue »

Photographer Roland Miller Has Created Fascinating Photos Of NASA’s Abandoned Launch Sites

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The Mercury, Gemini and the Apollo Missions of the late 1950s and 60s still remain one of NASA’s greatest achievements — one that enabled humans, for the first time in history, to leave the surface of the Earth for another heavenly body. This monumental task was made possible through the hard work and genius of thousands of engineers, and the incredible infrastructure they built along the coast of Florida. With the advent of reusable rockets, private space programs and a change in NASA’s goals, unfortunately, many of these facilities were abandoned and left to the elements. American photographer Roland Miller has spent 25 years documenting these buildings in his photographs before they rot and crumble to the ground. Indeed, Miller estimates that about half of the locales he shot have already disappeared since he started shooting. Continue »

Woman’s Hilarious Parody Portraits Recreate Popular Celebrity Instagram Photos

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Comedian Celeste Barber set out to prove that while celebrity Instagram photos may be interesting to look at and admire, they aren’t always realistic. She created the #CelesteChallengeAccepted project that follows her as she attempts to recreate some of the most unique social media snapshots of famous actors, musicians, and TV personalities. Continue »