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Japanese Craftsman Restores Old Books To Look Good As New

Japanese Craftsman Restores Old Books To Look Good As New

Instead of being lost to memory, an old, tattered 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary was given new life when its owner handed it over to Nobuo Okano, a Japanese master craftsman who has spent 30 years perfecting the art of restoring old books.

Instead of being lost to memory, an old, tattered 1,000-page English-Japanese dictionary was given new life when its owner handed it over to Nobuo Okano, a Japanese master craftsman who has...

I Can’t Write Well, So I Create Pictures Instead

I Can’t Write Well, So I Create Pictures Instead

I start to create photo manipulation work(aka photoshop) about a year ago. At the time I just want to play with my imagination and try to see how wild I can go with it. I draw inspiration from dreams, mythology, and...

I start to create photo manipulation work(aka photoshop) about a year ago. At the time I just want to play with my imagination and try to see how wild I can...

Historical Paintings Merged With Modern Celebrities By Bénédicte Lacroix

Historical Paintings Merged With Modern Celebrities By Bénédicte Lacroix

Bénédicte Lacroix is a graphic artist and she works as a retoucher. She curates a Tumblr blog entitled “Voyages dans le temps”. Celebrities are morphed and integrated into paintings. Enjoy!

Bénédicte Lacroix is a graphic artist and she works as a retoucher. She curates a Tumblr blog entitled “Voyages dans le temps”. Celebrities are morphed and integrated into paintings. Enjoy!

Boston Bombing Survivor Will Run In Marathon Again With Her New Prosthetic Leg

Boston Bombing Survivor Will Run In Marathon Again With Her New Prosthetic Leg

On April 15th, 2013, the Tsarnaev brothers set off a homemade bomb at the Boston Marathon that wound up killing 3 and wounding more than 260 runners and spectators. One of them, Rebekah Gregory, had to undergo 35 operations and lose...

On April 15th, 2013, the Tsarnaev brothers set off a homemade bomb at the Boston Marathon that wound up killing 3 and wounding more than 260 runners and spectators. One of...

Artist Creates Art From Trash That Washes Up In Mexico From 50 Countries Around The World

Artist Creates Art From Trash That Washes Up In Mexico From 50 Countries Around The World

Sian Ka'an is an extraordinary UNESCO tropical nature reserve along Mexico's Carribean coastline, but the currents that pass by this area bring garbage from all over the world to the shores of this paradise. Alejandro Duran, an artist working in Brooklyn,...

Sian Ka'an is an extraordinary UNESCO tropical nature reserve along Mexico's Carribean coastline, but the currents that pass by this area bring garbage from all over the world to the shores...

Teacher Asked Third-Grade Students A Simple Question And Their Answers Will Break Your Heart

Teacher Asked Third-Grade Students A Simple Question And Their Answers Will Break Your Heart

Kyle Schwartz, a third grade teacher from Denver, Colorado, cracked the code and unlocked the secret stories of her students' lives. 92% of the pupils at Doull Elementary School rely on a subsidized lunch program, just one sign of the hardships...

Kyle Schwartz, a third grade teacher from Denver, Colorado, cracked the code and unlocked the secret stories of her students' lives. 92% of the pupils at Doull Elementary School rely on...

Meet The Dutch Owl Who Loves To Land On People’s Heads

Meet The Dutch Owl Who Loves To Land On People’s Heads

An owl that likes to land on people's heads has rocketed a small Dutch town to fame. Menno Shaefer, a 48-year-old from Zaandam, Netherlands, managed to document this friendly 6lb (2.7kg) European Eagle Owl as it tried to roost on the heads...

An owl that likes to land on people's heads has rocketed a small Dutch town to fame. Menno Shaefer, a 48-year-old from Zaandam, Netherlands, managed to document this friendly 6lb (2.7kg) European...

Japanese Restaurants Serve ‘Dam Curry Rice’ That Will Flood Your Plate

Japanese Restaurants Serve ‘Dam Curry Rice’ That Will Flood Your Plate

In the latest strange and whimsical example of Japanese kitchen artistry, dams throughout Japan have begun offering visitors 'damukare,' a special Japanese rice and curry dish. In damukare, the rice is shaped into a mighty dam that protects the diner's dry...

In the latest strange and whimsical example of Japanese kitchen artistry, dams throughout Japan have begun offering visitors 'damukare,' a special Japanese rice and curry dish. In damukare, the rice is...

Unwed Woman Takes Photos With Mannequin Family Over 14 Years

Unwed Woman Takes Photos With Mannequin Family Over 14 Years

I started this series of self portraits in the early years of my photo career, when I began to face what seemed to be universal pressure to hurry up and “make it happen,” before I shriveled into a “Spinster.” It seemed...

I started this series of self portraits in the early years of my photo career, when I began to face what seemed to be universal pressure to hurry up and “make...

Ivory Hunter Trampled To Death By The Elephant He Was Hunting

Ivory Hunter Trampled To Death By The Elephant He Was Hunting

Last week, professional Zimbabwean big-game hunter Ian Gibson was trampled by a young bull elephant after spending 5 hours tracking it for an American hunting client. The 55-year-old approached the elephant to measure its ivory when his client had stopped to...

Last week, professional Zimbabwean big-game hunter Ian Gibson was trampled by a young bull elephant after spending 5 hours tracking it for an American hunting client. The 55-year-old approached the elephant...

Winged Insects Made From Old Computer Circuit Boards And Electronics

Winged Insects Made From Old Computer Circuit Boards And Electronics

Our society discards a lot of electronics, as they are rendered obsolete almost every day, but artists like Julie Alice Chappell, based in the UK, are there to pick up the pieces and turn them into beautiful recycled art. In her...

Our society discards a lot of electronics, as they are rendered obsolete almost every day, but artists like Julie Alice Chappell, based in the UK, are there to pick up the...

20+ Space-Themed Interior Design Ideas That Bring The Stars Into Your Home

20+ Space-Themed Interior Design Ideas That Bring The Stars Into Your Home

Unfortunately, most of us probably won't get to see space within our lifetimes, but there are plenty of cool space interior décor items that will help us feel like daring astronauts. These cosmic household items will let you explore distant planets,...

Unfortunately, most of us probably won't get to see space within our lifetimes, but there are plenty of cool space interior décor items that will help us feel like daring astronauts....

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

This Is Your Brain On Drugs

'This is your brain on drugs'. This infamous slogan from a 1990s D.E.A. anti-drug P.S.A. became the tongue-in-cheek title of a series of posters that I designed for a psychology project. Shortly after I completed it and posted it for feedback,...

'This is your brain on drugs'. This infamous slogan from a 1990s D.E.A. anti-drug P.S.A. became the tongue-in-cheek title of a series of posters that I designed for a psychology project....

This Is How Photographers  Welcome  New Family Members

This Is How Photographers Welcome New Family Members

My girlfriend Vy, and I are the proud parents of a brand new, beautiful, tiny... Sony a7 ll camera. I know that some may be confused, but for anyone that has a love for photography should understand the overwhelming joy of...

My girlfriend Vy, and I are the proud parents of a brand new, beautiful, tiny... Sony a7 ll camera. I know that some may be confused, but for anyone that has...

Steampunk Jewelry Made From Old Watch Parts By Lithuanian Artist

Steampunk Jewelry Made From Old Watch Parts By Lithuanian Artist

Lithuanian artist creates unique steampunk jewelry like earrings, pendants, rings, cuff-links, bracelets and hairpins. All jewelry is made by hand using tiny, real wristwatch and pocket watch parts (gears, cogs, arrows, wheels, bridges, springs etc.).

Lithuanian artist creates unique steampunk jewelry like earrings, pendants, rings, cuff-links, bracelets and hairpins. All jewelry is made by hand using tiny, real wristwatch and pocket watch parts (gears, cogs, arrows,...

20+ Of The Biggest Pet Cats Ever

20+ Of The Biggest Pet Cats Ever

Keeping a lion or a tiger as a house pet is expensive, dangerous and, in many cases, illegal and/or immoral. The next best thing is having a huge cat for a house pet. They're like your own little ferocious house predator,...

Keeping a lion or a tiger as a house pet is expensive, dangerous and, in many cases, illegal and/or immoral. The next best thing is having a huge cat for a...

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

I See Music Because I Have Synesthesia, So I Decided To Paint What I Hear

As a synesthete, the music I hear is translated into a flow of texture and colors. Synethesia, although not disorientating, can sometimes leave me at odds trying to describe what I can see to others. Painting in oils and acrylics is...

As a synesthete, the music I hear is translated into a flow of texture and colors. Synethesia, although not disorientating, can sometimes leave me at odds trying to describe what I...

Photographer Dad Makes His Son With Down Syndrome Fly In Adorable Photo Series

Photographer Dad Makes His Son With Down Syndrome Fly In Adorable Photo Series

18-month-old William (Wil) Lawrence, the youngest in his family, was born a little bit different from the rest of his brothers and sisters, but that won't hold him back. Wil has Down syndrome, but thanks to a bit of Photoshop magic...

18-month-old William (Wil) Lawrence, the youngest in his family, was born a little bit different from the rest of his brothers and sisters, but that won't hold him back. Wil has...