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The world has spoken and it's declared the quokka, the happiest, most photogenic animal on the planet. Taking the Internet by storm is the hashtag #quokkaselfie which shows the small marsupial posing for the camera with people while donning its most charismatic grin. Though it bares a slight resemblance to…

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A London student recently designed this conservation-friendly faucet that swirls your water into captivating geometric patterns as soon as you turn on the tap. The faucet weaves small jets of water into intricate, cross-hatched designs that look like they belong on delicate crystal glassware. The faucet head is a simple, minimalistic curve, making the designs it spouts out all the more…

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Meet Hulk, an enormous pit bull that lives in New Hampshire. He’s only 18 months old but is already 175 pounds and growing, making him one of the world’s largest pit bulls. Hulk is even trained as a professional guard dog by his owners, Marlon and Lisa Grannan. They run Dark Dynasty K9s, which is a kennel that specializes in pit bull terriers. And, it’s partially because they…

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As this powerful video begins, a crowd of people curiously watch as two skeletons hug, kiss, and dance behind a giant x-ray screen. The pair then steps from behind the divider to reveal an affectionate, loving relationship between two women. And they aren’t the only ones, either. The video goes on to show many dancing skeletons that represent both romantic and platonic love among same sex…

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You wouldn’t normally expect to see a dazzling, site-specific installation when you look up at the ceiling. But, in artist Gabriel Dawe’s piece Plexus 27, thousands of rainbow-hued threads create an exquisite form that spans from the ceiling and onto the wall. Texas-based Dawe arranged and pulled the individual strings taut, giving the illusion that they’re simply a projection of light. It’s…

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We all love a good mash-up and this one by illustrator Steve Berrington ranks right up there as one of the best. Taking the beloved Star Wars character, R2-DR, he dresses up the droid in some fantastical colors, a far cry from his plain blue and white metal suit. An interesting side note on how R2-D2 was named. Creator George Lucus was making an earlier film,…

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Stock photos have never been this much fun! To help promote the upcoming movie, Unfinished Business, actor Vince Vaughn along with his co-stars Tom Wilkinson and Dave Franco are featured in a series of hilarious stock images. (You know those campy photos that look too staged to be real?) Watch as all three actors ham it up for the camera, giving us their blankest…

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On March 13, at Andipa Gallery, UK-based street artist will present new miniature scenes that draws on the urbanite's desire to seek out nature. Called Miniaturesque, the new works feature small figurines, who on the surface look like they're having a swell time, jumping over rocks in a "creek" or swinging from the branches of a "leaf." In actuality, these settings were…

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This unique gallery lets visitors do more than just admire great works of art — they get to play with it, too. At Art in Island, an interactive gallery that occupies a former bus station in the Philippines, visitors can step inside paintings and take pictures with the optical illusions.

Each piece offers guests a different experience. At some stations, people can climb over the picture…

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When you look at photos of Lucy and Maria Aylmer, you might have a hard time believing that they’re sisters, let alone twins. But it’s true - the 18-year-olds from Gloucester, UK are indeed biracial twins. They are two of the five children born to a Caucasian father and a “half-Jamaican” mother, and although you’d expect them to have a blend of features from both…

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