Over 100 of these pyramid-like mounds are seen in Brahmanbaria, Bangladesh. Continue reading »
This uniquely shaped house located in Huntsville, TX, is currently available for rent and it just might be the home of any cowboy or cowgirl’s dreams. Designed by artist and builder Dan Phillips of the Phoenix Commotion, the shoe-shaped abode features a more conventionally-shaped annex too. Continue reading »
One creative guy named Sam just took cardboard cat houses to the next level. Inspired by his beloved kitty Denni, the entire thing is made out of cardboard and held by hot glue. “I love making things, especially out of cardboard. My cat also loves cardboard and I love my cat,” Sam writes on his website. Continue reading »
A huge Monkey King-shaped transformer monument has risen in Qingdao, east China’s Shandong Province. The transformer stands more than 10 meters (33ft) high and is made of discarded auto parts. This is what I call creativity. Awesome piece of art. Continue reading »
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 reading »
Dutch artist Rommy Kuperus designs with three F’s in mind: food, fashion, and fun. To complete her colorful and expressive outfits, the creative dresser produces her own cuisine-inspired fashion accessories because she doesn’t want to leave her favorite foods in the kitchen. To take these delicious treats with her wherever she goes, Kuperus mainly incorporates them into purse designs that have a sense of humor. Thus far, she’s established that a piece of farfalle pasta, donuts, cake, and even a baguette can become a key part of your whimsical wardrobe. Continue reading »
If you’re sick and tired of holding your own head up at work or can’t find a comfortable way to nap “al desko,” your struggles are over thanks to this hand-shaped, cushioned head holder. Continue reading »
Introducing young children to a school environment can be a challenge, but one kindergarten in Germany has no trouble getting their students excited for the day. This cat-shaped kindergarten in Karlsruhe, Germany, offers a whimsical playground for the kids, inside and out. Continue reading »
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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. Continue reading »
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Star sands, the minute wonders of nature found on beaches and in the sands of Indo-Pacific waters are protozoa that belong to the Foraminifera family. What made these earthly stars and how did they appear, though? Herelin lies a wonderful story that spars with modern biology.
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I’m not sure what part of this story I enjoy more: the fact that there’s a two-story building somewhere in the world that’s constructed to look like a giant Rolleiflex Camera; that the walk-in camera doubles as a coffee shop and miniature camera museum; or that the entire endeavor is the brainchild of a former helicopter pilot for the South Korean airforce. Located about 60 miles east of Seoul, South Korea, The Dreamy Camera should be high on the list for any coffee or camera enthusiast heading to the area. Check out more photos and info over on their blog. Continue reading »
Pentagon shaped iyokan citrus fruits are seen on January 15, 2014 in Yawatahama, Ehime, Japan. Farmers wish to promote these pentagon-shaped citrus fruits or “Gokaku no Iyokan”, which can also mean “sweet smell of success in exams”, as a good luck charm for students in the upcoming entrance exam season, and to revive the popularity of iyokan fruits. (Photos by The Asahi Shimbun via Getty Images) Continue reading »
Roger Buchko of Lopatcong Township, New Jersey, came up with the idea after seeing similar designs online. The semi-retired cabinet-maker spent a few hours every day for four months putting the mailbox together. While he is a gun rights supporter, he said that the bespoke letterbox is not a political statement and was more of an attempt to showcase his craftsmanship.
Roger Buchko has made a giant letterbox in the shape of a .44 Magnum revolver (Picture: AP) Continue reading »
A large beetle-shaped robot “Kabutom RX-03”, made by Japanese engineer Hitoshi Takahashi, is demonstrated in Higashi Ibaraki province, Japan, on August 15, 2013. The robot is 11-meters in length and weighing 17-tonnes, can walk with its six legs and can also blow smoke from its nose. (Photos by Yoshikazu Tsuno/AFP Photo) Continue reading »
State-shaped cast iron pans once a limited edition art piece, soon to become a national product line… launching with New York! Under the creation by FeLion Studios, a design/build sculpture studio in Madison Wisconsin, specializing in iron casting and fine wood working techniques to achieve unique and custom pieces of art for homes and commercial spaces.
After a year long regional pilot project producing Wisconsin, Illinois and Minnesota skillets, they’ve decided the next state-shaped skillet to be commercially produced is NEW YORK.