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Apr 1, 2015

Suntory Whisky CNC Mills 24 of the Coolest Ice Cubes Ever

Suntory Whisky CNC Mills 24 of the Coolest Ice Cubes Ever

In an award-winning campaign for Suntory Whisky, creative agency TBWA\Hakuhodo used a CNC milling machine to create the coolest ice cubes we’ve ever seen. The campaign, entitled 3D on the Rocks, used a CNC (computer numerical control) milling machine or router, to carve and whittle ice cubes into the amazing sculptures seen below. To…

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Mar 29, 2015

Hobbiton is a Real Place in New Zealand. This is What it Looks Like

Hobbiton is a Real Place in New Zealand. This is What it Looks Like

When Peter Jackson spotted the Alexander Farm during an aerial search of the North Island for the best possible locations to film The Lord of The Rings film trilogy, he immediately thought it was perfect for Hobbiton. Site construction started in March 1999 and filming commenced in December that year, continuing for three months.…

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Mar 27, 2015

In 2001 John Bramblitt Went Blind. A Year Later, He Began Painting

In 2001 John Bramblitt Went Blind. A Year Later, He Began Painting

In 2001 John Bramblitt changed his epilepsy medication. Unfortunately his body had a bad reaction to the new medicine and his epileptic seizures got so severe that the damage caused his vision to go from 20/400 (double the limit for legal blindness) to complete blindness. While John maintained light perception he was no longer…

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Mar 26, 2015

After Fukushima this Town was Abandoned but One Man Returned to Care for the Animals

After Fukushima this Town was Abandoned but One Man Returned to Care for the Animals

After the Fukushima nuclear disaster of March 2011, an exclusion zone was established and everyone within a 20 km (12 mile) radius was ordered to evacuate. Tomioka, a community of 16,000 people, was located inside the exclusion zone, a mere 13 km (8 mi) from Fukushima. The entire town was abandoned as people fled…

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Mar 25, 2015

3D Replicas of 7 Historic Photos

3D Replicas of 7 Historic Photos

In an ongoing series entitled “Icons”, Jojakim Cortis and Adrian Sonderegger build miniature 3D replicas of historic photographs. The project began in 2012 and the duo have recreated 15 famous images to date which you can find on their website: Every field has its icons, guiding stars, which reflect the spirit of time in…

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Mar 19, 2015

Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

Builder Turns Old Star Wars Speeder Bike Into Actual Flying Quadcopter

Adam Woodworth transformed an old Imperial Speeder Bike toy from Return of the Jedi into a fully operational, flying quadcopter complete with a POV camera for FPV racing. You can see the finished product in action in the embedded video below. In an extensive post on Make Magazine, Woodworth says he used…

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Mar 18, 2015

The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

The 25 Cutest Miniature Crochet Animals Ever

Su Ami are a family of five artists from Vietnam who crochet the cutest miniature animals ever. The artists sell their creations on Etsy where you can find hundreds of their miniature creations in various sizes. Some fit on the tip of your finger while others fit in the palm of your hand. Below…

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