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Jun 12, 2012

50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things

50 Creative Ways to Repurpose, Reuse and Upcycle Old Things

If you’re like me, you probably have a lot of old stuff just lying around your house. It’s not doing anything but taking up space, but you’re either too busy (or lazy), sentimental or just have more important things to deal with. Well if you’re looking for a little inspiration or a new DIY…

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Jun 11, 2012

Macro Insect Photography by Thomas Shahan

Macro Insect Photography by Thomas Shahan

Thomas Shahan is one of the most popular macro insect photographers on Flickr. His 250+ gallery has garnered hundreds of thousands of views and he has brought a level of detail and beauty to these insects that is truly astounding. Hailing from Oklahoma, USA, Thomas uses photography as a tool to raise awareness and…

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Jun 6, 2012

Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Visual Retrospective

Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Visual Retrospective

In this chilling WMD retrospective by photographer Martin Miller, we are confronted with beautifully shot images of menacing doomsday devices. These haunting black and white photographs will stir the emotions of many, as the incredible composition and tones contrast the stark reality of the subject matter. In Martin’s own words: Although the term, WMD,…

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Jun 5, 2012

10 Glorious Easter Eggs on the Internet

10 Glorious Easter Eggs on the Internet

Last month, Reddit user VampireElf started an amazing thread asking users to submit their favourite little known Easter Eggs on websites around the globe. Some 4406 comments later, and a treasure trove of Internet nuggets were left for others to discover. Below you will find a list of 10 glorious easter eggs that pleased…

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Jun 4, 2012

23 Jaw-Dropping Photos of Lava

23 Jaw-Dropping Photos of Lava

Lava refers both to molten rock expelled by a volcano during an eruption and the resulting rock after solidification and cooling. When first erupted from a volcanic vent, lava is a liquid at temperatures from 700 to 1,200 °C (1,292 to 2,192 °F). Up to 100,000 times as viscous as water, lava can flow…

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Jun 2, 2012

The World’s Most Beautiful Bookstore

The World’s Most Beautiful Bookstore

Photograph by Ross Aldershoff Completed in 2007 by Merkx + Girod Architecten, the Selexyz Dominicanen Bookstore in Maastricht in the Netherlands is an incredible church conversion that was originally consecrated in 1294. Located between Maastricht’s two major squares (the Markt and the Vrijthof), the bookstore is run by a large Dutch chain in…

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May 31, 2012

The 35 Cutest Baby Elephants You Will See Today

The 35 Cutest Baby Elephants You Will See Today

I was having a mediocre day until a photo of a baby elephant immediately lifted my spirits (#2 below, saw it on Reddit). I thought, if one simple baby elephant picture could spontaneously lift my spirits, a whole gallery may very well increase the happiness index the world over (quite facetious, yes). Sure when…

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