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Apr 23, 2015

This Book from 1908 is Dedicated to Blackboard Art and it’s Amazing

This Book from 1908 is Dedicated to Blackboard Art and it’s Amazing

In 1908, Frederick Whitney, an artist and teacher in Salem, Massachusetts published Blackboard Sketching, a book dedicated to the art of blackboard chalk drawings. As the book’s forward states: Ability to draw easily and well on the blackboard is a power which every teacher of children covets. Such drawing is a language which never…

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Apr 22, 2015

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

NASA Celebrates Earth Day with 26 Jaw-Dropping Images of Our Planet

In celebration of Earth Day, NASA released a breathtaking gallery of some of the most incredible images of our planet ever taken. The images were captured from a variety of sources including satellites, research modules and astronauts onboard the International Space Station. Below you will find highlights from the jaw-dropping 76-image gallery. To see…

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Apr 20, 2015

This Machine Feeds Stray Animals in Exchange for Recycled Bottles

This Machine Feeds Stray Animals in Exchange for Recycled Bottles

With roughly 14 million inhabitants, Istanbul, Turkey is one of the world’s largest cities. Living amongst the city dwellers is a swelling number of stray cats and dogs, with an estimated population of 150,000. The issue of stray animals is a polarizing topic in Turkey where any attempts by the Government to address the…

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Apr 17, 2015

The Floating Garden in Japan Where Flowers Move Skyward as you Approach

The Floating Garden in Japan Where Flowers Move Skyward as you Approach

Japanese art collective teamLab have created an incredible floating flower garden installation featuring over 2,300 living flowers in bloom. TeamLab adds: When a viewer gets close to this flower-filled space, the flowers close to the viewer rise upwards all at once, creating a hemispherical space with the viewer at its center. In other words,…

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Apr 16, 2015

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

The 55 Most Useful Life Hacks Ever

A definitive list of life hacks that will actually simplify and improve your everyday life. This selection of 55 life hacks were hand-picked from our two previous posts: 50 Life Hacks to Simplify your World and 40 Clever Life Hacks to Simplify your World. It also includes updated tips from the popular subreddit r/lifehacks.…

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Apr 16, 2015

Art Students in Japan Made a Giant Cat Head and it’s Glorious

Art Students in Japan Made a Giant Cat Head and it’s Glorious

A group of students at the Japan School of Wool Art have created a startlingly realistic, gigantic wool felt cat head that can be worn as a mask. The project was led by the students’ art teacher, Housetu Sato. The head will be on display at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum from April 18-23,…

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Apr 15, 2015

15 Striking Photographs That Are Actually Paintings

15 Striking Photographs That Are Actually Paintings

Patrick Kramer is an American hyper-realist painter based in Springville, Utah. After graduating from Brigham Young University in 2008 with a major in art, Kramer has been painting professionally ever since. Each painting can take Patrick anywhere from 50 – 300 hours. In an interview with Wallhop, Kramer says his process usually begins with…

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