Cat Beds Don’t Have To Look Like A Cat Bed

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These cat beds from elevele look more like contemporary home decor pieces than cat beds. When they’re not being used by your cat, they still look like they belong as part of the overall decor scheme in your home, not like a typical cat bed. Continue »

Phoenix Vehicle Made From Bamboo Cane Is The New Green Car

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Future of cars is coming fast. It is no longer viable to drive on biodegradable fuels but the vehicle itself must be biodegradable. At least, that was the main idea behind the unique indigenous design by Albrecht Birkner & Kenneth Cobonpue called the Phoenix vehicle and made of bamboo cane stalks. It is amazing how the designers managed to pull out an aerodynamic line that is made of ecological materials and still produces a futuristic design. Continue »

Kaleidoscopic Street-Art Creation By Douglas Hoekzem

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When an artist has an ‘About’ section that starts with the words: “Time waits for no man” we know that we are going to encounter passion, if not a pure downright obsession for work he or she does. Here is the kaleidoscopic street-art creation by Douglas Hoekzema, currently living and working in Miami, otherwise from Boulder, Colorado who is partially doing artistic work, and partially exploring the philosophical dimension of time. Continue »

Imaginary Camouflaged Leaf Insects Painted By Takumi Kama

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To avoid becoming prey, leaf insects use mimicry to blend into their surroundings. But in Takumi Kama’s imagined future, when the insect’s natural environment has been completely destroyed, these masters of camouflage will have no choice but to move in with those who took away their home. Continue »

Beautiful New Zealand: Earth’s Mythical Islands

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Milford Sound, perhaps New Zealand’s most famous scenic location, was long overlooked by early sailors and explorers, who didn’t realise the narrow entrance concealed an enormous and beautiful interior. It wasn’t discovered by Europeans until 1812. Named the eighth “wonder of the world”, its actually one of the wettest places on Earth, with rainfall creating cascades of waterfalls, some reaching a 1,000m in length. (Photo by Tom Walker/BBC Pictures/The Guardian) Continue »

Photographer Capture’s Kawau Birds Perched On Electric Wires In Tokyo

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The Kawau are large seabirds, not unlike seagulls, that were pushed to the brink of extinction in Japan in the 1970s due to pollution. But in recent years they’ve come back – with a vengeance. Estimates now put the population of Kawau in Japan at as many as 150,000 and last year they were responsible for over 10 billion yen (about $100 million) in damages to the fishing industry because of their voracious appetite for eel and ayu (sweetfish). Continue »

Heart-Shaped Bike Light. Oh, Wait…

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The heart-shaped tail light looks so cool, let you and your bike more dazzling in the crowd. Provide safe and reliable visibility, improves safety tremendously as most bike-car collisions are due to inadequate side visibility. Tool-less to install — mount anywhere you want in seconds, such as the handlebar, the seat post, or anywhere on the frame — even your backpack. Continue »

Motorcycle Hybrid Designed As A Survival Bike That Can Travel 300 Miles Without Refueling

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The Survival Bike is your tactical blank canvas. A utilitarian, military-inspired super-hauler, it comes outfitted with a universal rack that accepts a myriad of bolt-on mounts, harnesses, and fitments so you can pack along darned near anything you can imagine. Continue »

Quirky Chalk Art In The Streets By David Zinn

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Since 2001, artist and illustrator David Zinn has stalked the streets of Ann Arbor, Michigan, creating temporary illustrations with chalk and charcoal. Zinn improvises each piece on the spot and makes use of found objects, street fixtures, and stairsteps to create trompe l’oeil illusions. Continue »

This Man Transforms Himself Into “Game Of Thrones” Characters

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Filipino artist Paolo Ballesteros is like the Many-Faced God, but instead of skinning other people, he uses makeup to transform into different Game Of Thrones Characters. His master makeup skills have even drawn the attention of Lena Headey (who plays Cersei Lannister) when he turned himself into the ruling Queen of Westeros. Continue »

Chinese Tourists Cram China’s Biggest Pool Named ‘The Dead Sea’ On Hot Day

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Image: Imaginechina / REX / Shutterstock

Thousands of Chinese holidaymakers flocked to the world’s most crowded swimming pool to cool off in an effort to escape the scorching heatwave. But while there was barely enough room to tread water, the pool – known as the ‘Dead Sea’ of China – was brimming with people in Daying County, Suining city in China’s Sichuan province over the weekend. The indoor salt-water pool became a vibrant display during a spell of sweltering temperatures as swimmers grabbed their inflatables and packed every inch of the resort in a kaleidoscope of colour. Continue »

Forget Diamonds – A Lynx Is This Girl’s Best Friend: Russian Family Share Their Home With Big Wildcat

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Pavel and Svetlana from Kaluga, Russia recently adopted a small Eurasian Lynx, Zen, who became an instant member of the family. The owners say it behaves like an ordinary cat and even sleeps with them in the same bed. The owners have always wanted a pet Lynx, and when an orphan came up for adoption at the local zoo they made the adoption go through. Continue »

Pandas Get To Know Their Wild Side

Pandas are one of the world’s most beloved bears, an animal that is not only adorable to many, but also a cultural icon, an economic mainstay and a source of national pride in China – the only country in which these Asian bears still survive.

Ami Vitale’s work focuses on compelling wildlife stories, and her images in this collection show the incredible progression of pandas bred in captivity: from infancy to release into the wild.

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Ye Ye, a 16-year-old giant panda, lounges in a wild enclosure at a conservation center in Wolong Nature Reserve. Her name, whose characters represent Japan and China, celebrates the friendship between the two nations. Ye Ye’s cub Hua Yan (Pretty Girl) is being trained for release into the wild. (Photo by Ami Vitale / National Geographic) Continue »

Bodies We Want 2016: This Is What Top Athletes Look Like Underneath It All

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Image courtesy of ESPN

The 2016 ESPN Body Issue features all of your favorite athletes stripped down to nothing (well, in some cases just a baseball glove!), ready to bare all to the world. Their dedication and drive shows in their incredibly strong bodies. We are happy to celebrate each and every one of them! Share this list with everyone to celebrate strength and perseverance! Continue »

Stylish Hospital Gowns Are Making A Huge Impact For Kids With Serious Illnesses

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A group of Canadians are aiming to redesign hospital wear for sick children and teens to help make them “feel more like themselves while undergoing treatment.” Continue »