A Novelty Two-Person Sleeping Bag That Looks Like A Pair Of Blue Jeans

The Japanese have outdone themselves once again. To show that both partners can wear the pants in the relationship, they’ve made a sleeping bag for two that resembles a pair of pants. Continue reading »

This Is How A Person’s Appearance Can Change In Just One Day

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Every morning, millions of people spend a lot of time getting themselves ready for the coming day. The results can vary, but one thing is clear: a person’s appearance can change radically in the course of just one day. This theme caught the imagination of Belgian photographer Barbara Iweins, who decided to show the metamorphoses that can take place in 24 hours in a project she titled ’7 AM — 7 PM.’ Continue reading »

This Wedding Photographer Turns You Into A Miniature Person

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In Thailand, there’s a wedding photography business that’s attracting quite a bit of attention. It’s called คนตัวเล็ก, which literally translates to “Small Person.” The photographer’s specialty is making couples look like miniature figures living in a giant world. Each of the photographer’s pictures is a composite. After photographing the clients, the couple is cut out of their background and inserted into a small scale scene. A tilt-shift effect is then added to the photo to mimic the shallow depth of field look you get with macro photos. Continue reading »

How To Take Care Of A Sad Person In Ten Easy Steps

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We all deal with sad people in different ways. Some people are experts in the art of comforting others. Some freeze up like they’ve just seen a ghost. Some awkwardly pretend that nothing is wrong, and some become sad themselves, which then results in the sad person having to comfort them. For those of you who aren’t so great at “being there” for others, help is at hand thanks to these sweet illustrations by John Saddington. Just follow the simple 10-step guide and you’ll soon have your sad little subject wrapped up like a warm and happy sushi roll. Continue reading »

These 3-D Portraits Were Created Using Only A Person’s DNA

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How much information about ourselves do we leave behind in public, as we shed saliva, hair, and sweat throughout the day? It’s a question that drives the artwork of Heather Dewey-Hagborg, whose project ‘Stranger Visions’ reconstructs the faces of the anonymous as 3-D printed sculptures, using genetic detritus found in chewing gum, cigarette butts, and wads of hair around New York City. Continue reading »

The Good Person of Aleppo

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Alaa, an ambulance driver, feeds cats in Masaken Hanano in Aleppo, September 24, 2014. Alaa buys about $4 of meat everyday to feed about 150 abandoned cats in Masaken Hanano, a neigbourhood in Aleppo that has been abandoned because of shelling from forces loyal to Syria’s president Bashar Al-Assad on it. Alaa said that he has been feeding and taking care of the cats for over 2 months. Continue reading »