Photo of the Day: Up Yours, Gravity

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Team Spain performs during the women’s synchronised swimming free routine combination final at the Aquatics World Championships in Kazan, Russia August 1, 2015. (Photo by Hannibal Hanschke/Reuters)

14 Epic Pieces Of Edible ‘Harry Potter’ Food Art Made By Fans

While J.K. Rowling will be getting a few birthday wishes from fans today, we’re willing to bet she’ll only get one life-size, edible bust of Harry Potter’s head. A group of food artists from around the world collaborated to create some seriously impressive Potter-themed food art in celebration of the author’s 50th birthday, ranging from large character sculptures to intricate recreations of key scenes from the books. The project has been in the planning for the last year, after two U.S. bakers came up with the idea and recruited other members from across the world.

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Harry Potter Bust, by Lara Clarke. IMAGE: LARA CLARKE

British cake sculptor and owner of Tasty Cakes, Lara Clarke, took part in the project by baking a life-size, edible bust of Harry Potter. “I didn’t time myself,” she told Mashable when asked how long it took her. “I watched the first three Harry Potter films while I was making it – so it probably took around six hours in total.”

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Student Takes Used Skateboard Decks And Turns Into Guitars

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Self-taught woodworker and industrial design student, Nick Pourfard of Prisma Guitars, designs and makes one-of-a-kind guitars out of his workshop in San Francisco, California. Excited by his love of skateboarding and music, Nick chose to join the two and ended up creating vivid guitars using broken and used skateboard decks. Nick has also produced a variety of guitar accessories too.

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Stunning Sculptures from Layered Glass by Ben Young

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Today we want to present you some stunning glass sculptures by artist Ben Young, made from layers of cut laminate window glasses. The bodies of water described in Young’s work are usually cut into cross-sections akin to textbook illustrations, creating translucent geometric islands that can appear both monolithic or chasmic.

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Playful Photos Of People Playing With Clouds

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When we get bored of the work and bustle of the day, we stare out of the window and look at the sky to relax for a while. Sometimes, we imagine things in the clouds and their shapes apparently look like something else. Some artistic people take this one step further and play with clouds to catch impressive photographs. Call it forced perspective or real imagination, but the result is amazingly excellent. See them for yourself and please let us know about your thoughts.

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Photographer Shows Anyone Could Be A Superhero In His New Photo Series

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Martin Beck, a Dubai-based Scottish/South African photographer has produced a series of gritty portraits accompanied with a slice of humor in his latest project entitled “We Can Be Heroes’. This photographic series challenges the stereotype of Superheroes revealing them not as unrealistic magazine characters however rather as regular those who, even through their own personal struggles, have the potential to become heroes in their own manner by serving to others.

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Negative Space – Great Way To Attract The Attention

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The negative space is the space surrounding the elements in the picture. Equally important as the object itself, the negative space helps define the boundaries of space and a positive balance of the entire composition. It’s a great way to attract the attention of potential customers and get them thinking.

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Polish Artist Draws Abstract Paintings Of Dream-Like Worlds

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Artist Jacek Yerka was born in 1952 in Poland. Both of his parents are artists, so he grew up surrounded with paints and brushes. The artist was mainly inspired by XV century Dutch tablet compositions.

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How to Be Productive During Daily Commute

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While a student I never liked the time riding a bus or a train. It thought it was a waste of time though as time goes by and I have realised the opposite. I use the car to commute I have recognised the importance of time and the creation one’s time during a day by using public transportation. One can prioritise her day and be ahead of her schedule. This is refreshing, engaging and at the end of day more productive.

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Versatile Spreader

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Slice, scoop, scrape and spread with this multipurpose kitchen tool.

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These 20 Magical Photos Of Alaska Will Help You Escape The Heat

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While everybody sweats it out through temperatures in the 90s and above this time of year, the forecast for August in Alaska is drifting in the 60s and 70s.

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A Canadian Couple Lives On A Self-Sustaining Floating Island They Built On Their Own

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Canadian couple Wayne Adams and Catherine King living, in British Columbia. And it would be right to say floating, as the couple is residing in Freedom Cove, their self-sustaining floating island, northeast of Tofino, B.C.

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Char Evans Creates An Abstract Lavender Art To Attract Bees (And Humans)

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The soothing colours of this lavender art will relax and lift your spirits. Lavender Art, created in France, shares the soul of Provence. Lavender flowers have many health benefits and are highly attractive to bees.

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Faded Memory: An Artist Painted Over His Friends That He Don’t Remember

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According to Portuguese artist Alberto Achega Leitão: “I found some lost photographs taken by my father. After I saw these images, I started remembering old times and old friends. However, I did not remember everyone. So I decided to draw over those I do not remember very well. The less detailed a person is, the less I remember that person.”

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Imagine If Logos Represented Company Behaviour

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Imagine if brands were forced to create company logos that represent some recent discoveries and news headlines. Well, designers from around the world have done exactly that, by finding high-resolution images of company logos and transforming them into logos that represent the company behavior.

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