• Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

    Underwater Photos of Puppies Diving Into Water

    Thursday, September 11, 2014

    Seth Casteel, whose series of underwater photos of dogs fetching their ball first went viral in 2012 has continued to delight as the series extends with Casteel’s latest book, Underwater Puppies, set to release on 16 September 2014. In a recent interview with NPR, Casteel explains: Dogs was just such a random project, and…

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  • DIY Shelves with Glow in the Dark Resin Inlay

    DIY Shelves with Glow in the Dark Resin Inlay

    Monday, September 15, 2014

    In 2013, web-designer and software engineer Mat Brown ditched the mouse and keyboard to pursue his passion for art and design. Brown now focuses on making jewellery and other objects which are available through his Etsy store. The artist recently shared a DIY house project on his blog and reddit. Brown explains: “We were…

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  • 14 Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

    14 Extremely Detailed Close-Ups of Animal Eyes

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Photographer Suren Manevlyan (featured previously here, here and here) is back with his latest series of macro eye close-ups, Animal eyes 3. The amazing photos provide an astonishing level of detail and cover a wide variety of animals. In parallel to photography Suren has been teaching physics, mathematics, projective geometry and astronomy at the…

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  • 36 Famous Characters Carved Into Crayons

    36 Famous Characters Carved Into Crayons

    Tuesday, September 16, 2014

    Hoang Tran aka Wax Nostalgic is an artist that specializes in carving popular characters from film, television and comics onto the tips of crayons. In an interview with Lost at E Minor, Tran says he was inspired after seeing the artwork of Diem Chau (featured on the Sifter here and here). Each character can…

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  • This Guy Built a Rustic Cabin Man Cave for $107

    This Guy Built a Rustic Cabin Man Cave for $107

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Reddit user kelhans shared his amazing DIY project, transforming a small storage room in his basement into a ‘rustic cabin’ man cave. The most amazing part is that he only spent $107 on materials! While the finished room was furnished with stuff he already owned, much of the building material was scrap, found or…

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  • Artist Takes Portraits of His Bull Terrier and Illustrates the Background

    Artist Takes Portraits of His Bull Terrier and Illustrates the Background

    Wednesday, September 17, 2014

    Brazilian artist Rafael Mantesso takes portraits of his adorable bull terrier Jimmy Choo, placing him in funny situations by illustrating the background. Mantesso then posts the funny results on Instagram to his nearly 50,000 followers. In an interview with Bored Panda, Rafael says the project started after he and his wife got divorced and…

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  • These Adorable Grandmas Keep Accidentally Tagging Themselves as Grandmaster Flash

    These Adorable Grandmas Keep Accidentally Tagging Themselves as Grandmaster Flash

    Saturday, September 13, 2014

    Facebook’s ‘auto-tagging’ feature sometimes leads to unexpected results. For example, there are a growing number of grandmothers on Facebook who have accidentally tagged hip hop pioneer Grandmaster Flash in their status update when trying to sign off their message with a ‘Love Grandma’ or something similar. The hilarious results can be seen on Grandmaster…

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  • This Food Truck Rolls Around with a 3,500 pound Wood-Fired Oven

    This Food Truck Rolls Around with a 3,500 pound Wood-Fired Oven

    Thursday, September 18, 2014

    Photograph by ymo on reddit If you’re ever in the greater Orlando area you may come across this one-of-a-kind food truck called 900 Degreez. The 35-foot food truck features a bespoke wood-fired oven that can cook a pizza in 90 seconds. The façade features an all-glass panel that allows customers to view the chefs…

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Sep 29, 2014

What It’s Like to Have a Train Pass Overhead at 75 Mph

What It’s Like to Have a Train Pass Overhead at 75 Mph

A perfectly placed GoPro (it barely moves!) captures what it’s like to have a train pass directly overhead at 75 mph (120 km/h). Hint: It’s pretty terrifying. If you’re feeling impatient you can skip to the 0:56 mark :)

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Sep 29, 2014

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong Stands Up

Picture of the Day: Hong Kong Stands Up

Photograph by LI JIAHAO via Apple Daily In a watershed moment for Hong Kong, tens of thousands of citizens protested across the city on Monday; blocking roadways, prompting closures and disrupting daily life. According to The Guardian: Hong Kong enjoys considerable autonomy under the “one country, two systems” framework and has long been promised…

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Sep 29, 2014

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

This is What The Beatles Look Like as Pancakes

Nathan Shields is an illustrator, math teacher and self-proclaimed ‘professional dad’ to two wonderful kids. As a way to entertain them he began creating pancake art. It’s creative, delicious and fun for the kids, what more could you want? Here’s the Beatles as pancakes set to an instrumental cover of “Something” by The Beatles…

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Sep 29, 2014

The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest [10 photos]

The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest [10 photos]

The 2014 National Geographic Photo Contest is under way with entries being accepted until October 31, 2014. The Grand Prize Winner will receive $10,000 and a trip to National Geographic headquarters in Washington, D.C., to participate in the annual National Geographic Photography Seminar in January 2015. The First Place winner in each category (People,…

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Sep 29, 2014

The Reykjavik Police Department’s Instagram Feed is Pure Gold

The Reykjavik Police Department’s Instagram Feed is Pure Gold

According to the BBC, Iceland has one of the lowest violent crime rates in the world. Police are unarmed, ‘hard drugs’ usage is low and tensions between economic classes is virtually non-existent. [source] Reykjavík is the capital and largest city of Iceland and their Metropolitan Police Department has an official Instagram account that is…

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Sep 29, 2014

Autistic 5-Year-Old Expresses Herself Through Her Extraordinary Art

Autistic 5-Year-Old Expresses Herself Through Her Extraordinary Art

In December of 2011, Iris Grace Halmshaw was diagnosed with Autism. Iris’ parents say she rarely speaks and that interacting with others can be challenging, but is able to expresses herself through movement and art. Iris lives with her parents and cat, Thula, in Leicestershire, England. Artwork by IRIS GRACE Website | Facebook…

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Sep 28, 2014

Lemurs Loving Lollipops

Lemurs Loving Lollipops

Workers at Care Rescue Texas gave lemurs Mort and Miss Stewart a little treat. They only let them have a little of the lollipops as an entire one would be too much sugar for the cute critters.

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