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Though it might not seem like it, architecture and fashion can go hand in hand. United Nude envisions this with a stunning collection of shoes that are produced using 3D printing. The company teamed up with 3D Systems to create these accessories, which are designed by five of the world’s greatest living architects: Ben van Berkel, Fernando Romero, Michael Young, Ross Lovegrove and…

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If you're not a cat or a dog person, consider the next best thing: a giant tortoise similar to this man's faithful reptile companion. This elderly gentleman has become a familiar sight on the streets of Tsukishima, Tokyo, where he regularly takes his pet African spurred tortoise out for a stroll.

The gentle tortoise, who is sometimes spotted wearing a frilly pink pinafore,…

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Back in 2007, Kenton Lee was at church when he noticed a young girl in a white dress wearing shoes that were too small for her feet. At the time, Lee was living and working in Nairobi, Kenya, where he was surrounded by those living in extreme poverty. After seeing the girl, the hardworking man was inspired to ask himself, “Wouldn’t it be great if there was a shoe that…

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When quality assurance engineer Kevin Blandford won a trip to Puerto Rico for his outstanding work performance, he learned that he wouldn't be able to bring his family along. Seven months earlier, Blandford's wife gave birth to a beautiful baby girl and bringing her along on the trip would have been a liability, so the new mom decided to stay home with her. Not…

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Founded in 1977 by Dr. Dame Daphne Sheldrick, in honor of her late husband, The David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust is today the most successful orphan elephant rescue and rehabilitation program in the world. The Orphans' Project exists to offer hope to Kenya's threatened elephant and rhino populations as they struggle against the threat of poaching for their ivory and horns…

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Now here's something you don't see every day. Needle-felting expert Housetsu Sato and his students at the Japan School of Wool Art recently stitched together an incredibly realistic-looking giant cat head out of sheep's wool felt. The fantastically wacky creation, which can be worn on the head like a mask, was made as a project for the only class in the world that specializes in cat…

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Portsmouth, UK-based artist Julie Alice Chappell creates beautiful miniature sculptures of insects using circuit boards found inside discarded electronics. "My art practice involves breaking down the pre-existing materials, reinterpreting them and offering them a new form with new purpose, creating something beautiful, whimsical and precious," she said.

It…

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When photographer Alan Lawrence's son Wil was born in October 2013, he knew that there was something different about him. “While looking into his eyes, everything started to go into a dream state. My emotions of joy paused as everything around me seemed to slow down. The nurse may of been talking to me, but I wasn’t listening,” Alan states. “I could immediately…

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São Paolo-based photographer and art director Adriano Alarcon can grow quite a beard, and he spent four months cultivating his facial hair before shaving exactly half of it off. It’s an unconventional move to say the least, but one that was well worth it. His photo project called Fifty Fifty Selfie Barber Shop is an amusing look at how he fills in the other half of his…

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