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Cute Marshmallow Cats Float and Dissolve Inside Coffee Cups



How sweet is this? Imagine looking down at your cup of hot chocolate and seeing this! Nagano, Japan-based marshmallow shop Yawahada is the creator of CafeCat, an adorable package of floating marshmallow cats! For 860 yen (that's about $8 US dollars), you get two cats and four cat paw prints, two in chocolate and two in vanilla flavor. Not only are they cute, they're…

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Posted by alice on April 17, 2014 at 2:30pm

Modern Free-Standing Bookcase Designed to Mimic a Tree



A bookshelf doesn’t have to be a boring, rectangular piece of furniture that you push against a wall. The Albero proves this by being both a free-standing bookcase and a stunning centerpiece suitable for any room. Produced by Italian furniture maker Poltrona Frau, “albero” translates to “tree” in English, and it’s how the structure appears when you enter a room. The slender frame…

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Posted by Sara Barnes on April 17, 2014 at 10:30am

Incredible Trail of 1,000 Freshly Cut Flowers in Kirsty Mitchell's Latest Wonderland Scene

Photographer Kirsty Mitchell has just released the latest photo in her Wonderland series. Now, just four photos away from completing the whole series of 78 images, Kirsty pulled out all the stops, creating an enchanting trail of 1,000 flowers that were all freshly cut from the forest. Everything about this image is 100% real (as in, no Photoshop),…

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Posted by alice on April 17, 2014 at 10:00am

New Phone Booth Wiretapping Street Art in England



One moment, this plain white wall was blank. The next, it was covered with the stylings of what many are claiming to be the most recent work of British street artist Banksy. The piece quickly emerged overnight along a wall located on Hewlett Road in the Cheltenham borough of Gloucestershire, also notably, a town that is home to the…

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Posted by katie hosmer on April 17, 2014 at 9:30am

Aakash Nihalani is Back with More Playful Tape Illusions

New York-based artist Aakash Nihalani is a master with tape and uses it to create eye-catching optical illusions. We’re already big fans of his clever street art, and we are enjoying the pieces he’s installed indoors for a new solo exhibition entitled…

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Posted by Sara Barnes on April 17, 2014 at 9:30am

Famous Album Covers Pasted into Exact Locations in Google Street View

The Guardian's Google Street View specialist Halley Docherty (aka Redditor shystone) has released an incredible new series of…

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Posted by Jenny Zhang on April 17, 2014 at 9:23am

Retro Posters Redesigned to Feature Contemporary Musicians



French designer David Redon created this series of retro posters, entitled Ads Libitum, which seem to have come straight out of the mid-1900s. However, upon closer inspection, viewers will notice a few details that don't quite belong with the rest of the scene. Redon features the faces of many contemporary musicians, including Beyonce, Daft Punk, and Pharrell, to transform the vintage…

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Posted by katie hosmer on April 17, 2014 at 8:30am

Unique Photos of Monumental Statues and Their Landscapes



French photographer Fabrice Fouillet photographs colossal statues around the world in his intriguing new series Colosses. Traveling to locations such as Russia, China, Japan, Ukraine, and Senegal, the photographer captures images of the monuments from a distance, shrinking the stone…

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Posted by Jenny Zhang on April 17, 2014 at 8:25am

The Enormous Astronaut Sculpture at Coachella



Chances are, that if you have a friend who attended the first weekend of the music and art festival Coachella this year, you've already seen this huge astronaut sculpture. Los Angeles-based company Poetic Kinetic Inc. is behind Escape Velocity, a 36-foot-tall monumental mobile sculpture that's kinetic. That means this fun-in-the-sun loving astronaut has…

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Posted by alice on April 16, 2014 at 5:00pm

Spectacular Waves Captured by Fearless Photographer Kenji Croman

Kenji Croman is a Hawaii resident, body surfer, and former competitive swimmer whose thrill-seeking personality allows him to photograph unpredictable yet awe-inspiring waves. Despite some drawbacks with his profession, including broken bones and close encounters with sharks, the photographer says that he couldn’t see himself doing anything else. Croman’s passion is evident through these…

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Posted by Sara Barnes on April 16, 2014 at 3:36pm

 
 
 
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