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24 Jul 12:30

It Starts as Layers of Glass, But After Lots of Work, They Become Seemingly Liquid Tables

Liquid Table

Artist Ben Young takes layers of glass and transforms them into bodies of water. No high-tech machinery is used in the making of these stunning tables, each one of these pieces are 100% handcrafted. First, he sketches everything out to make sure things look right. Next, he constructs models, hand-cuts sheets of glass, and then laminates layer upon layer to create the amazing organic forms. The hue is either a lighter or darker shade depending on the thickness of the glass. Continue reading for more pictures.

19 Jan 13:00

A Desktop Rube Goldberg

Submitted by: (via Evelien Lohbeck)

27 Oct 21:00

Don't Forget About the Shellfish Rules

Don't Forget About the Shellfish Rules

Submitted by: (via Hollacaine)

Tagged: lgbtq , bible , burn , failbook
27 Aug 20:30

At 86 Years Old, This Gymnast Still Has it

30 Jun 15:30

This is Perfect Motivational Drone

This is Perfect Motivational Drone

Submitted by: (via PTT)

Tagged: gifs , jogging , prank , g rated , win
21 Jun 12:37

Komplettüberwachung, wir erinnern uns, machen wir ...

Komplettüberwachung, wir erinnern uns, machen wir ja, weil man Al Kaida nicht infiltrieren kann. Kann man doch, wie sich rausstellt.
22 Jun 15:00

If You Play it, They Will Come

If You Play it, They Will Come

Submitted by: (via Acid Cow)

16 Jun 06:42

Sie sind alt und brauchen das Geld

by (Peter Mühlbauer)
Rentnerprostitution in Südkorea

14 Jun 17:00

Bricksy: 20 Classic Banksy Street Artworks Recreated in LEGO

by Urbanist
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Sculpture & Craft. ]

Banksy maid Lego Diorama

Selecting from Banksy favorites and classics, this series of brick-based fan art both replicates and expands on familiar two-dimensional works.

LEGO Banksy royal guard graffitti

Banksy Balloon Girl

Fridge Kite

Professional photographer Jeff Friesen is known for staging LEGO creations around Canadian provinces and American states, the latter having since been compiled into a book: 50 States of LEGO.

Lego Banksy "Kissing Coppers".

Lego Banksy bouquet thrower

The Bricksy series includes some degree of whimsical interpretation, often putting existing Banksy art into an expanded physical context. The photographer is selling prints of these pieces for $20 each.

Bricksy Lego diorama of Banksy's brick cowboy.

Banksy monkey: "Laugh Now But We're In Charge."

A bit more about the artist: “Jeff Friesen’s photography has gathered worldwide recognition for an uniquely diverse collection of work. His awards include the most prestigious in the photography world, including an Award Of Excellence from Communication Arts and a winning image in the PDN Photo Annual. In 2009 Jeff’s work was among the most repeatedly honored by the International Photography Awards”

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25 May 13:00

Sunday Sweets Hitches A Ride

by Sharyn

Hey, Hoopy Froods! Don't look now, but it's Towel Day!!

(By CakeCentral member JenLGAJ)


But Don't Panic!

Even if you forgot your towel, we've got you covered:

(By I Dream in Icing)

So you'll be safe from any Ravenous Bugblatter Beasts of Traal.


Now, let's fire up our electronic thumb and take a spin among Douglas Adams' stars!

(By Strawberry Lane Cake Company)

We'll look for land masses with lovely, crinkly edges, and we'll never, ever use the word "Belgium."

(At least not gratuitously.)


I promise, we'll have a whale of a time!

(By Gelly's Cakes)

Um, maybe I should rephrase that...


We'll flollop, willomy and glurry on Sqornshellous Zeta with Zem,

(By Guloseimas da titia Lilly)

...and his friends Zem, Zem, Zem, Zem, Zem, and of course, Zem.



And maybe we can figure out where all the dolphins went.

(By Crunchies & Munchies)

It's been So Long...


Let's ask the mice, or Marvin the Paranoid Android!

(By Annica's Cakes)

Heck, he has a brain the size of a planet, so he ought to be able to figure it out.


And I'm sure we'll run into Agrajag again!

(By CakeCentral Member Ladybug Lady 13)

Really sorry about that, Dude. We didn't see you.

(You remember Agrajag, right? That poor creature who is continually reincarnated and then unknowingly killed -- every time -- by Arthur Dent? Of course you do...)


We'll stop at Milliways and dish with the Dish of the Day, before sitting down to a nice meal of...

(By Debbie Does Cakes)




(By The Sugar Syndicate)

Definitely salad.


You don't mind traveling by Chesterfield sofa, do you?

(By CakesDecor member Coocakecachoo)

Any other mode of transportation is most definitely not Krikkit.

(Extra geek cred if you get the sofa reference -- I even managed to stump Jen!)
(Shhhhhh... Don't tell her I ratted her out...)


I promise we'll get you home in time for tea.

(By Cakes by Lorinda)

Or something almost, but not quite, entirely unlike it.


And maybe some cookies.

(By Cookie Cowgirl)

Because even though the mice have assured us 42 is the answer to Life, the Universe, and Everything, a couple of Sweets couldn't hurt.


Be sure to check out our Sunday Sweets Directory if you want to see which bakers in your area have been featured here on Sweets!


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01 Jun 13:00

Sunday Sweets: Alphabetical Order Part 2

by Sharyn


Time for the second half of our Sweets Alphabet!


N is for Nursery Rhymes:

(By Sugar Creations) from a book.


O is for Owl:

(By Cake Whisperer)

Such a piercing look!


P is for Pinwheel:

(By Couture Cakehouse Melbourne)

So fun when it whirls.


Q is for Quilling:

(By Bella Cupcakes)

They do it with curls.


R's Ratatouille:

(By Richard's Cakes)

He cooks with renown.


S is for Steampunk:

(By Andrea's Sweet Cakes)

See, it's not all brown.


T is for Turtle:

(By Art2Eat Cakes)

Discworld on his back.


U's Ursa Minor:

(By Viva La Cake)

Countdown: Cute Attack!


V is for Violet:

(Submitted by Caroline H. and made by Cake Woman)

These cake builds are tough!


W's Wibbly wobbly...

(By Artisan Cake Company)

...timey wimey...



X marks the spot.

(By Man Bakes Cake)

What? You thought xylophone?


Y is for Yoda:

(By Cakes by Beth)

He fought with a Clone.


Z is for zebra:

(By Creative Cakes by Julie, a course cake from Margie Carter Cake World)

He knows that he's cool.


Don't you wish they taught Sweets Alphabet in your school?

Be sure to check out our Sunday Sweets Directory if you want to see which bakers in your area have been featured here on Sweets!


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06 May 18:37

im-not-a-climbing-frame: flynnabob: Just look at how his boobs...

by rampaigehalseyface



Just look at how his boobs jiggle


30 Apr 16:30

This New Zealand Beach Gets an Artsy Makeover

30 Apr 01:30

Lix is World's Smallest 3D Printing Pen, Lets You Doodle in the Air

London-based Lix Pen has just unveiled an all-new 3D printing pen that's touted as the world's smallest. Similar to the 3Doodler, you doodle in the air via melted plastic, which quickly cools so that 3-dimensional structures can be built up from the bottom. After some practice, you could use Lix for prototyping, making custom jewelry, freestanding decorative sculptures, or eye-catching art pieces. Continue reading for a video and more information.

22 Apr 20:26

Nigel Farage (Chef der britischen Rechtsaußen-Populisten ...

Nigel Farage (Chef der britischen Rechtsaußen-Populisten UKIP) hat seine deutsche Ehefrau als Sekretärin eingestellt. Hier muss er sich fiesen Fragen eines Journalisten stellen, ob es denn dafür nicht auch eine Britin getan hätte, immerhin vernichten diese Ausländer doch in England die ganzen Arbeitsplätze :-)
10 Apr 17:00

Animated Still Lifes: 7 Relaxing Cinemagraphic Illustrations

by Urbanist
[ By WebUrbanist in Art & Drawing & Digital. ]

animated bedroom fan gif

Reclining in the space between the extremes of sped-up, movie-style GIF files and traditional, immobile paintings, this artist brings lazy scenes of everyday reality to life.



Rebecca Mockam is a Brooklyn-based illustrator and comic artist whose cinemagraphs move only as much as needed, a different kind of visual artist’s takes on medium most often associated with photography.

animated gif magazine cover

Note that these reduced-sized examples don’t do justice to the detail and seamlessness of her originals, so it is worth looking more closely at her portfolio for these and more.

animated tabletop phone gif

Her work is peaceful and contemplative, lending itself to a lot of potential comparisons, including Edward Hopper and Norman Rockwell. At the same time, much of the subject matters is definitively contemporary, including all-too-familiar ringing phones and tablet swipes. Still-life Americana revisited, this approach (in the age of portable computers, tablets and phones) uses a medium that makes sense with its era.



Mockam has worked on everything from art exhibits and comic covers and is currently drawing a graphic novel titled Four Points, set to be released in 2015. She uses a Wacom tablet for most of her illustration work, sketches with a pencil and ink with various brush pens, and a nib & ink when it comes to drawing comics.

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15 Mar 17:00

Window Sketches: Minimalist Landscapes of Steam & Glass

by Urbanist
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steam glass sketch photos

No smoke-and-mirrors or post-production here, just fleeting vignettes swiftly staged on steamed windows and set against natural outdoor backgrounds.

steam water walking alone

Jim Osborne is a self-taught landscape artist who typically works in watercolor, acrylic and oils. He describes himself as being inspired by his surroundings, light and the weather. Recently, however, he has begun working in a new direction with water condensation on glass window surfaces.

band of brothers art

His Steamy Windows Collection represents a bit of a departure for him in terms of tools and approach – the work is necessarily fast, drawing on organic backdrops, lighting conditions and perceptual cues. Each piece is shot quickly as well, and prints can be found for sale on his website.

steam water window drawing

With the need for speed, every little gesture counts – the results are simultaneously planned but ultimately uncontrolled, a mixture of simple figures and hasty grounds that somehow manages to look like more than the sum of its parts. The approach seems like a a great way to train oneself to think in an agile fashion and be nimble in execution.

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11 Feb 22:12

Aus der beliebten Kategorie "bei UNS ist Kernkraft ...

Aus der beliebten Kategorie "bei UNS ist Kernkraft SICHER", heute: "Weitere rostige Atommüllfässer in Brunsbüttel gefunden". Und wenn sie "rostig" sagen, dann meinen sie: Die Außenhaut ist nur noch partiell vorhanden. Guckt euch mal das Foto an.
28 Jan 15:00

Please Vaccinate

Please Vaccinate

Submitted by: Unknown

01 Feb 13:00

7-Year-Old Girl Writes Stern Letter to LEGO, Becomes Internet Sensation

Photo credit: SocImages

Charlotte, may only be 7-years-old, but when there's something that angers her, she always expresses how she feels, and this letter to LEGO voices her most recent concern. Let's just say that she wants more gender-balanced Minifigs thrown into the mix. Click here to view the first image in this week's demotivational poster gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of an amazing mid-air skydiving rescue.

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19 Jan 14:01

Sunday Sweets: Pretty as a Peacock

by Sharyn

When I was younger, I read somewhere that having peacock feathers in the house was bad luck. Something about the "eyes" on the feathers being evil.

Now, I don't know about you, but if I could gaze into these eyes all day, I'd consider myself downright lucky.

(Baker unknown)

Especially if I had a fork.


In fact, I'd feel pretty fortunate if I had any of these cakes around.

(By Sweet On Cake, sub'd by Paul M.)

Who could dread such a perfect fall of feathers?


And this little birdie would be welcome in any season:

(By Tasha's Tasty Treats)

Especially with all that intricate Mehndi-inspired piping! Wow.


Here's another pipe(ing)-dream:

(Baker unknown)

Look closely. See the peacock?
(And wouldn't those piped feathers make a lovely tattoo?)


Check out how this next one manages to convey "peacock" without a single beak or feather:

(By Fleur De Lisa Cake)


And another modern take:

(By The Royal Bakery)

That crest on top is too perfect.


Not that I'm dissing feathers, mind you!

(By McGreevy Cakes)

I want these as earrings.


You can even have a gorgeous peacock cake without a hint of their iconic blue:

(By Sweet Little Morsels)

So soft and sweet! I like the blush of pink in the flower buds.


Or for a real statement, how about white-on-white?

(By Martha Stewart Weddings)

Fingers crossed the bird was the ring-bearer.


Think we can eat the cake out of the middle of this and turn it into a lamp?

(By Vinism Sugar Art)

Eat your heart out, Tiffany.


And finally, if you've got it, flaunt it!:

(By Cakelava)

Well, it seems we've run out of peacock Sweets.

How unlucky.


Can't get enough peacock Sweets? Then here's 11 more!  And if you're wondering which bakers in your area have been on Sunday Sweets, check out our Sunday Sweets Directory!


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21 Jan 23:30

Not That Simple

Not That Simple

Submitted by: Unknown

09 Jan 02:00

House in Reverse: Rooftop Driveway Leads to Hillside Home

by Steph
[ By Steph in Architecture & Houses & Residential. ]

House in Reverse 1

Most people with single-family homes are used to pulling up into their driveways and then ascending flights of stairs to get to the living spaces. But in this case, a ground-level driveway leads directly to an open-air rooftop terrace, and to enter the home, you go down.

House in Reverse 2

House in Reverse 3

‘Car Park House’ by Anonymous Architects takes advantage of the hilly Los Angeles landscape. Built on a steep plot of land just off a winding road, the home makes the most of a challenging site, maximizing views from every level. Local building code requires the home to have two parking spots.

House in Reverse 4

A steel frame and a series of concrete pillars support the modern house as it projects out from the hillside, with two separate terraces looking out onto the San Gabriel mountains from the kitchen and master bedroom.

House in Reverse 5

House in Reverse 6

Calling it a ‘car park house’ puts the emphasis on the least attractive part of the home, but perhaps it’s appropriate considering Los Angeles car culture. But it’s a lot more than just a driveway with a view.

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06 Jan 15:00

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber

by Nanette Wong

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber

Inspired by the belief that amber jewelry tends to be “strictly defined and conditioned by tradition,” Emilia Kohut created Superfine Jewelry to break that trend. The collection highlights and emphasizes the individual characteristics of amber.

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

To create this collection, Kohut used an unusual combination of materials and re-imagined uses of more well-known objects. Contrasts are created with indeterminate shapes and are visible through the used plastic. By combining wood, amber, synthetic and resin, Kohut provides a modern and unprecedented effect.

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

Superfine Jewelry Emphasizes the Unique Character of Amber in style fashion Category

06 Jan 07:00

Amazing Video Shows Paramagnetic Paint Which Changes Color at the Push of a Button

Photo credit: Epic Carnage

Here's an amazing look at paramagnetic paint, which allows you to change your vehicle color using your smart-phone or built in controls. Simply put, prism-shaped metallic pigments are rotated based on the voltage frequency dispersed throughout the vehicle body, giving you the ability to change your cars color. Continue reading for the video.

03 Jan 15:55

That Time Battlestar Galactica’s Starbuck (Katee Sackhoff) & Number Six (Tricia Helfer) Made a Naked Charity Calendar

by Mark Poynter


Now this is one great way to start off the new year. Two of our favorite ladies of Sci-Fi, Katee Sackhoff and Tricia Helfer, of Battlestar Galactica, created the charity Acting Outlaws, which raises and donates money to good causes. One might say they do it for the Bonerment . . . I mean BETTERMENT of Mankind . . . This latest project is a 2014 calendar featuring the two in various states of tastefully artsy undress. We’ve got some of the stills and a behind the scenes video of the making of the calendar. If you were already sold on the title alone and want to buy the calendar, use this link. The calendar is a mix of new black and white photos and some of last years, but we don’t mind.






Here’s the behind the scenes video:

Via: Uproxx

02 Jan 09:49

Star Trek Enterprise Quilt

by Starrley

tnitnetny (aka Quiltoni) has really outdone herself this time. This quilt is amazing. She says, “I finished my masterpiece. It is a queen sized quilt made with Batik fabric. The backing is an awesome Star Trek fabric. I am really proud of it and think this is my favorite quilt I have made so far. I can’t wait to display it at Magfest and see the look on the couples face that ordered it.”

All I know is that I WANT.


04 Jan 08:25

Naturally Us: Stunning Combinations of Nature + Humans

by Delana
[ By Delana in Art & Photography & Video. ]

we are nature volume iii

Photographer Christoffer Relander combines nature and human faces to create preternaturally beautiful portraits. The double and triple exposures blend aspects of the natural world and the grace of the human form.

humans plus nature photography

nature superimposed on humans

More than a few artists have compared the grace of nature and the beauty of humanity, but Relander’s interpretations imagine a world in which we, the animals, are as delicate and fragile as nature.

double exposures nature and humans

nature and human form

Many of the artist’s portraits add an extra dimension to the humanity of the subject. There are others, however, that all but erase the human portion of the composition. Leaves, branches and blossoms take the part of skin, veins and muscles.

graceful combinations of humans and nature

nature photography and human form

The truly amazing part of Relander’s work is that he doesn’t use Photoshop to create these masterpieces of multiple exposures. He creates them all in-camera using a Nikon DSLR.

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31 Dec 12:30

Love Across Space and Timey-Wimey

Love Across Space and Timey-Wimey

Submitted by: Unknown (via Neatorama)

30 Dec 10:00

My day with Nigella Lawson

by Stuart Heritage


Did Stuart Heritage keep it together when he cooked crumble for his longtime crush on her new TV show The Taste?

Things are not going to plan. After harbouring an intergalactically huge crush on her for longer than I care to remember, I'm now sitting in the same room as Nigella Lawson. This would be the greatest moment of my life, except she's sitting next to a surly Frenchman, and I'm pretty sure he hates me.

Nigella and the Frenchman – a chef called Ludo Lefebvre – are, along with Anthony Bourdain, the judges on Channel 4's upcoming new cookery competition The Taste. Already a moderate success in America, The Taste is best summarised as one part MasterChef to one part The Voice. Contestants cook dishes, and are judged on a single spoonful. Eventually, presumably, someone wins something.

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I'm here on a press day, seeing how the format works by trying it out for myself. These things are usually enjoyably zero-stake affairs, where nobody tries because nobody wins. But this time, the stress of meeting Nigella – not to mention the angry Frenchman – means I'm cacking myself. And that means I've started babbling.

"Why are you staring at me?" I gibber at Ludo. "You're very intimidating. Has anyone ever told you how intimidating you are? Why aren't you blinking? Do you have a condition? I like your tattoos. Where did you …" Ludo cuts me off by silently pointing at his temple. This means he's either thinking or that he wants me dead. It's hard to tell.

I've made them an apple and loganberry crumble and custard. As they are visitors to this country, I wanted Bourdain and Lefebvre to try something traditionally British. Also, the recipe is quite easy and I only had 45 minutes. The cooking itself was quite stressful – the counter was too small, the scales and timer didn't work, I hadn't worked out how to get any of it on to the poxy spoons – but it was nothing compared to the judging.

My heart beating in my chest, I sat down in front of Nigella, Ludo and Anthony. They stared at my slate, splodged with dodgy custard and molten fruit. They put the spoons into their mouths. And then …

And then they were quite nice, actually. Nigella, repaying my years of infatuation, was the first to compliment my crumble. Bourdain – who, for all his famed edge, has basically softened and aged into Elliott Gould – told me that he didn't like puddings, but that he'd happily eat mine in a restaurant.

And then Ludo. I have a feeling that Ludo will be the breakout star of The Taste, given that he is singularly the most intimidating man who has ever walked the face of the Earth. He'd only eaten half of the crumble. But after a moment's contemplation, he nodded and ate the rest. He asked if it was my own recipe, then displayed aggressive disbelief when I told him it was. He complimented the state of my custard. "Do you want more of it? I made loads. I can go and get some for you if you want. I can put it in a glass. Would you like a glass of custard?" I babbled. Apparently, Ludo did not want a glass of custard.

Nigella explained the show's format. Like The Voice, she explained that the judges are also mentors. If only one of them liked your food, they would become your mentor. If two liked your spoon, they would duke it out to mentor you. Nigella explained that I'd found myself in a threeway. "If this was the real show, we'd now have to convince you to join us."

"Do it!" I bellowed. "Fight for me!" So they did. Bourdain, polishing up a monologue he'd clearly used before, leaned across the table and told me he could see into my soul. Nigella declared herself to be a champion of good food like mine. Ludo muttered something indecipherable. With a predictability that sickened even myself, I chose Nigella. "We could make such beautiful food together," she cooed. I turned bright red, shouted "Fhrhrfhrhfrh" at her and ran away like a bloody schoolboy.

So The Taste, then. If my experience is any indication, it's just like MasterChef, except you get to spectacularly blow it with people you fancy.

Stuart's apple and loganberry crumble and custard

For the filling
300g braeburn apples
30g unsalted butter
30g golden caster sugar
130g loganberries
Half a lemon, juiced
1 tsp vanilla paste
1 tsp cinnamon

For the crumble
120g plain flour
60g unsalted butter, softened
60g demerara sugar

For the custard
150ml whole milk
150ml double cream
1 tsp vanilla paste
2 egg yolks
25g caster sugar

Heat the oven to 200C/400F/gas mark 6.

Peel, core and chop the apples. Melt the butter and sugar in a saucepan until it just starts to form a caramel. Add the apples and cook until they begin to break down. Add the loganberries, lemon juice, vanilla and cinnamon. Cook for another five minutes, pour into ovenproof dish, then set aside.

Mix the flour and butter with your fingers until they resemble breadcrumbs. Add the sugar, mix it together, sprinkle it on top of the filling and then bake for 20 minutes.

Pour the milk, cream and vanilla into a saucepan and heat until simmering. Remove from the heat.

Mix the egg yolks and sugar with an electric whisk. Slowly pour the hot milk mixture over the egg and whisk hard. Return to the saucepan. Heat gently, stirring, until it thickens.

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