Arckit | Architectural Modular System

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ARCKIT is a freeform model making system that allows you to physically explore designs and bring your architectural projects to life. The system uses interconnecting components that are completely modular and based on modern panelled building techniques, making it possible to create a diverse range of scaled structures that can be quickly assembled and endlessly modified.

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15th Annual Hampton Beach Master Sand Sculpting Competition at Hampton Beach, New Hampshire

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The sculptors carved over three days, from June 18-20, to complete their own solo sculpture using 10 tons of sand.

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Unusual Hybrid Animal And Wildlife Murals Painted By Alexis Diaz

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Puerto Rican artist Alexis Diaz brings textures and patterns reminiscent of traditional engraving techniques to his murals of phantasmagorical creatures using only a paintbrush. Twisting tentacles, strange fusions of anatomy, beings wrapped in plants, all rendered atop colorful gradients create an unmistakable style Diaz has become famous for.

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An Abandoned Indonesian Church Shaped Like a Massive Clucking Chicken

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Towering above the trees in a densely forested area of Indonesia lies a giant chicken. The gigantic structure has the body, tail, and head of the bird, even holding open its beak in what appears to be mid-squawk. Although the very old bird is quickly decaying, Gereja Ayam (as the locals call it) attracts hundreds of photographers and travelers to its location in Magelang, Central Java each year who are looking to explore the bird’s bizarre interior.

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Portuguese Street Artist Creates These Fantastic Artworks By Using A City Garbage

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Bordalo II presents us a figurative painting full of vivacity and movement, where he paints his own interpretation of urban landscapes and city entertainment. He’s exploring his own mixed media on wood stand base, and are thus made a series of collages of objects (garbage). It is not only a way to recycle, but also a critique of the world we live in, where we often have nice things, which are based on junk without realizing it.

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First Cabin Hotel – A Business-Class Capsule Hotel Located In Tokyo

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“Business-class” cabins are seen at First Cabin hotel, which was converted from an old office building, in Tokyo, July 3, 2015. Record tourists to Japan are stretching the ability of hotels to accommodate them in a sector constrained by high costs, forcing developers to think out of the box for means to quickly increase lodging options without breaking the bank. (Photo by Toru Hanai/Reuters)

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France’s Grevin Wax Museum Opens In Seoul

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A boy poses for photographs next to the wax figure of South Korean singer Psy at Grevin Wax Museum in central Seoul, South Korea, July 30, 2015. French wax museum Musee Grevin has opened its first Asian branch in central Seoul with about 80 wax figures including those from hallyu (the Korean pop culture wave) displayed, according to local media. (Photo by Kim Hong-Ji/Reuters)

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Photo of the Day: A Smiling Sunflower

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A general view shows a “smiling” sunflower in a field in Tokyo on July 30, 2015. Some 20,000 sunflowers were enjoyed by visitors to the area. (Photo by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo)

A Wax Figure Of Scarlett Johansson Stands On Times Square In New York

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A wax figure of U.S. actress Scarlett Johansson stands outside Madame Tussauds New York attraction shortly after the figure was unveiled in Times Square in New York, July 30, 2015. (Photo by Mike Segar/Reuters)

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The “I Could Eat a Horse” Pasta Measurer: How Hungry Are You?

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This pasta measurer will ensure you cook the perfect amount of pasta every time, especially if you’re hungry enough to eat a horse.

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Yeah Papa – Free Font

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This unique hand drawn style custom font is from Rafa Miguel. Great for your new projects. Download from Dealjumbo and enjoy ;)

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Aquatico – Free Rounded Typeface

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This unique custom font is from Andrew Herndon. Modern font with rounded style. Great for your new projects. Download from Dealjumbo and enjoy ;)

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Elegant Fish Paintings Express Artist’s Vision of the World

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Fascinating work of Sydney based painter Niharika Hukku will make you realize that average fish possess an inherent beauty. The artist uses simple, white pottery as a functional canvas for her aquatic designs.

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Photographer Sun Kai Qiang Creates Surreal Pastel Portraits Of Her Art School

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In her latest series ‘School Selfie‘, Chinese photographer Sun Kai Qiang takes surreal pastel portraits of her art school. The photographs offer different perspectives of everyday student life and focus on unusual details of Hangzhou’s China Academy of Art. Motivated by the simple architecture of the campus and the people around her, Qiang says the plan is to document the transformations taking place within the institution.

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Illustrations Of People Who Love To Sleep Truly Understand

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Lingvistov is a group for learning English via Skype, founded by two recent university graduates. Ultimately, the group found their love to English jokes and illustrations. Illustrations on sleep are at least tangentially related, considering the feline love of those Z’s.

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