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The Manhattan Project is a rare and unique collection of portraits that feature scientists who were closely tied to the creation of the world's first nuclear weapon. Created by American artist Noah Scalin, each piece was meticulously designed out of hundreds of matchsticks and effectively portrays people like Einstein and Oppenheimer. After building each…

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The Most Breathtaking Visuals at Beakerhead 2014

For five days in mid-September, Beakerhead throws an extraordinary five-day-long smash-up filled with extraordinary art, memorizing street installations, and thought-provoking talks.  Events are spread throughout different locations in Calgary, which started this past Wednesday and just finished up yesterday. I had the…

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One way to draw attention to those annoying potholes on your block is to turn the problem into a clever photo project. A creative group of friends, called Z999, created this hilarious photo series as a way to raise awareness of the poor road conditions in the Lithuanian city of Kaunas.

Professional photographers Arturas Artiusenka and Eurika Balciute documented the…

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Guangzhou, China-based sculptor Hu Shaoming's Dreamland piece is an evocative reflection on nature and humanity expressed through the form of a hybrid seahorse with a golden city sprouting from its head. Dignified and regal in bearing, the iridescent sea creature is almost entirely submerged in water, save for the gleaming metropolis that grows seamlessly from its crown. Created as a part of his…

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The phrase “finding a needle in a haystack” could be applicable when describing a new exhibition by studio yumakano. Run by its sole designer Yuma Kano, the installation features one of his signature smiley-faced screws hidden among 36,445 other variations of the tiny object. This…

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Miss Piggy has always been a fashionable Muppet, so it’s no surprise when her real-life counterparts are the same way. The brother and sister duo Priscilla and Poppleton might just be mini pigs, but the pair certainly have an impressive wardrobe! Donning pearls, bowties, hair accessories, and more, the two have an adorable Instagram that features their fashion…

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Move over, Segway, a new personal mobility vehicle has rolled into town. After his 13-year-old daughter asked if it was possible to build a one-wheeled motorcycle that she had seen in a video game, engineer Chris Hoffmann spent the next seven years making that dream a reality by constructing the RYNO, a futuristic-looking electric unicycle.

Touted as the world's first micro-cycle, the RYNO…

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New Jersey-based photographer Ryan Struck seeks to capture the thrill and beauty of surfing in his gorgeous images of crashing waves awash with the glow of natural sunlight. Transporting the viewer right into the depths of the ocean, the dynamic photos bring time to a breathtaking standstill. Enormous waves, frozen right in their instant of breaking, appear as pristine and clear-cut as glass,…

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Stunning Wood Furniture Looks Like Its Tied in a Knot

Artisan Kino Guerin makes sturdy wood look as though it’s as easy to tie as string. The beautifully-crafted furniture is a family affair - his wife, Elyse, sometimes helps in the fabrication of tables, shelving, and more. Guerin uses a variety of woods like walnut, zebrawood, and Wenge veneers, coupling them with an industrial bent plywood. The smooth curves and impeccable handling means that…

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