This Clip Bag By Peter Bristol, Designed To Look Like A Binder Clip

It is a familiar trope these days, but fun nonetheless: take a common object, tweak the scale and transform the materials, and you get a new item that has a recognizable shape but a distinct new function.

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Really Weird Things That Were Washed Up On The Shore

The ocean hides many secrets not only because it is under-researched but also because it washes things up on beaches that we never expected to see. It’s not always seashells and starfish!

Giant pipes

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Giant pipes 6.5 feet in diameter (2 meters) fell into the sea during transportation. Norfolk inhabitants were extremely surprised to find them on the beach in August 2017. The longest pipe was 1,640 feet (500 meters).

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Giant Spider Webs Weave Through Jerusalem Forest


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Giant spider webs, spun by long-jawed spiders (Tetragnatha), cover sections of the vegetation along the Soreq creek bank, near Jerusalem.

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Stunning Photos Capture Bicycles From Underneath In Rarely Seen Angles

Lithuanian photographer Andrius Burba (previously featured) uses a special glass-tabled photography stand to capture how bicycles look from underneath. How’s that for some new perspective?

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The Safe Word Is “Barbie”: Russian Designer Creates Kinky Doll-Sized BDSM Furniture And Accessories

Russian designer Mick resides Novosibirsk — a city in the southwestern region of Siberia near the Ob River. According to his Etsy page, Mick has been making his little torture devices and equipment for about a year and will allegedly make custom BDSM pieces for you in either doll or human scale.

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Beautiful Handcrafted Tool Chess Set By The House Of Staunton

Headquartered in the United States, the House of Staunton manufacturers the world’s finest Chess equipment, no wonder they are the official sponsor and the exclusive equipment provider of the United States Chess Championship.

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Stunning Finalists Of The Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards 2017

Prepare yourself for some rib-tickling laughter because the Comedy Wildlife Awards has announced its finalists. Founded by Tanzania-based photographers Paul Joynson-Hicks MBE and Tom Sullam, the aim of the awards is to put a spotlight on wildlife conservation efforts while simultaneously injecting some humour into the world of wildlife photography.

A wild rabbit seen collecting nesting material in Belgium Flanders, Bredene, Belgium. (Photo by Olivier Colle/Comedy Wildlife Photography Awards)

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Gentle Giants Studio Has Designed A Collection Of Candles Intended To Raise Awareness Of The Global Warming

The collection of candles, created for BOZU Italian Design Workshop, is named Bergy Bit, which is the scientific term for a small iceberg “bit” that has broken free from a larger iceberg. And the candles melt and change form as they burn, reminding you that icebergs do the same.

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How Cool Are These Beer Cans That Show The Pantone Color Of The Brew Inside?

Spanish designer Txaber has managed not only to simplify but also to transform otherwise illustrative beer bottle and can packaging down to a minimal, perfectly recognizable label.

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Symmetric Top-Down Photographs Inspired By Nintendo Games Of The 80’s

Always curious to know what was hiding behind big buildings or beyond a thick forest, Martin Reisch started to photograph landscapes from above with his drone.

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This Instagram Account Dedicated To… Japanese Water Towers

The Instagram account Top of Water Tower proves that paying more attention to your surroundings leads to interesting visual sights. Dedicated to the tops of water towers in Japan, all colorful and graphic, this is an ongoing photographic collection by Osaka-based @watertoweruc.

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These Awkward Mid-Century Amateur Modelling Photos

Tyne and Wear Archives presents a set of images taken by the Newcastle-based firm Turners (Photography) Ltd. They were taken in mid ’60s by the firm on is own account for possible use in their advertising campaigns. Turners frequently hired models to help promote their work and to encourage sales in their shops. Some of the shots are humorous or bizarre while others are quite suggestive.

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A German Dancer Couple Created Extravagant And Playful Costumes Before They Committed Suicide In 1924

Knowledge of the astonishingly bizarre and tragic art of Walter Holdt and Lavinia Schulz is obscure and largely based on the rediscovery in 1986 of artifacts deposited in a Hamburg museum back in 1925.

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Stunning Surreal Photo Collages By Aidan Sartin Conte

Aidan Sartin Conte is a talented photographer, artist and graphic designer who was born in 1977 in Pescara, Italy and currently lives and works in Washington, DC, USA.

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“Lenin Lived, Lenin Lives, Lenin Will Live”: Lenin Statues 100 Years After Russian Revolution

His party’s power is long gone, his ideas mostly discredited – but Vladimir Lenin’s visage remains a fixture in much of the former Soviet Union. The thousands of statues of him spread across the vast region bring to mind poet Vladimir Mayakovsky’s ringing line of devotion: “Lenin lived, Lenin lives, Lenin will live”.

Uglich, 200 kilometers (124 miles) north-east of Moscow, Russia

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The past tense applies to many of the statues. They were torn down and pulverized by angry mobs, as happened in Kiev during the wave of protests in 2013-14, or methodically demounted by local authorities.

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