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As of this past December, the adorable canine duo Harlow and Indiana have welcomed a new little sister to the family! Reese (also called Reese Lightning), a miniature dachshund, was greeted with curious looks and cautious sniffs when she first arrived, but as these heartwarming photos show,…

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Hungarian pianist Gergely Bogányi recently gave the classic grand piano a makeover with a futuristic twist. The Bogányi Piano presents a sleek two-leg design that looks like a sideways “V” in profile. The streamlined style offers practical benefits: Supporting the piano with two legs instead of three lets sound waves waft unobstructed to the audience. Inside, when struck by the…

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When Dutch photographer Reinier Gerritsen turned his lens to people reading on the New York City subway system, he launched a project that proves the power of the printed word is alive and well in the midst of public transportation. Gerritsen spent three years collecting the photos for "The Last Book" project, which was exhibited at…

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Deep in the woods of southern France, artist Spencer Byles transformed the forest into a mysterious wonderland through a series of spectacular, organic sculptures. Byles spent a year immersed in the woodlands of La Colle sur Loup, Villeneuve-Loubet, and Mougins for this ambitious project. Surrounded by flora and fauna, the sculptor used only cables and natural, found materials to create…

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A hot bowl of soup pairs perfectly with the winter temperatures outside. What makes the meal even better are when hippos are included. Yes, you read that right - hippos in your soup! Sandra Denneler created a recipe for this adorable Healthy Hungry Hippo Soup. She crafted the creatures with bread dough and used black-eyed peas and black beans for the…

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Madrid-based photographer Elena del Palacio crafts images that conjure ethereal, dream-like scenarios in the wilderness. The vivid pictures feature young women who are often surrounded by the vast beauty of nature. They’re shown contemplating the world around them as well as being at rest. Babbling brooks, grassy fields, and gigantic tree roots become their bed in these peaceful tales.

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In Melissa Jay Craig’s enchanting diorama, a small forest of 96 whimsical toadstools made from books bloom across two walls. The mushroom tops — or book covers, depending on how you look at the installation — are patterned after the poisonous fungi Amanita Muscaria. The artist says she has been oddly fascinated by fungi since she was a child, when she came upon a group of the orange-and-white…

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Artist Frida Kahlo is probably best known for her painted self portraits, but she also had a well-documented life on camera. There are hundreds of photographs taken of her as an adult with husband Diego Rivera, but what’s less common are images from her childhood. Her father, Guillermo Kahlo, often captured her as a young girl on film. These rare and…

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