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Claude Ponti's Sleepy Chick Topiary Is Possibly the Cutest Thing Ever Created
Offbeat  (tags: arts, design, funny, humor, interesting, off-beat, unusual, world )

Kathy
- 10 hours ago - inhabitat.com
In what may be the most adorable exhibit in the history of art, Claude Ponti's Sleeping Bird Topiary can be seen by those lucky people living in or visiting Nantes, France. Located in the city's botanical garden, Jardin des Plantes, the French artist's-->
Whoa! - Hello Kitty Is Not a Cat and Never Has Been Company Insists
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Caree
- 19 hours ago - news.msn.com
Hello Kitty is not a cat, the company behind Japan's global icon of cute insisted Thursday, despite an uproar from Internet users who spluttered: "But she's got whiskers!" The moon-faced creation that adorns everything from pencil cases to pyjamas isn't a
Giant Rubber Duck Floats Into Los Angeles Port to Join Tall Ships Festival - Video
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Caree
- 6 days ago - ph.news.yahoo.com
Sure to bring a smile to your day..The giant bathtub toy at six-stories tall - the largest in the world, is part of an art installation by Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman. Since 2007, the gigantic duckie has called at ports and harbors across the globe.
Engineers Without Degrees - Birds at Work
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Lone
- 23 days ago - guyaneseonline.wordpress.com
I think we should be happy when someone says we have a bird brain -
Man Finds Rare Calico Lobster, Gives It to Aquarium
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Caree
- 28 days ago - news.msn.com
A fisherman has caught a rare lobster that's bright orange with dark blue spots. Josiah Beringer found the calico lobster in a trap on July 23 in the mouth of New Hampshire's Hampton Harbor. He donated the 1.5-pound, 5-year-old male lobster to the Explore
The Glass Butterfly
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Lone
- 54 days ago - ba-bamail.com
A close look at the glass butterfly's wings will show you that through the veins running across its wings, you can see a perfect image. Most butterflies come with painted wings, using tiny scales to draw incredible designs we humans love to see.
Adios, Pacific Garbage Patch: This Teenager's Invention Could Clean It Up
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ValAWAYNO
- 75 days ago - takepart.com
It sounds like an awesome but silly science fair idea: a massive machine that could clean up the ocean's plastic trash. Dutch teenager Boyan Slat proposed just that two years ago at his high school. Though the concept went on to win recognition from gr...
11 Mesmerizing 3D Chalk Art Masterpieces That Will Melt Your Brains
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Lynn
- 89 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
There are few joys quite like turning an everyday sidewalk into a gaping cave cascading with rainbow waterfalls. To achieve such an uncanny phenomenon, ... experiment with some seriously hallucinogenic substances, or ... three-dimensional chalk art.
Tall Tales.......
Offbeat  (tags: animals, design, environment, interesting, off-beat, pictures, unusual )

Frans
- 113 days ago - focusingonwildlife.com
A nuthatch tells tall tales to a wolf...
10 Breathtaking Tree Canopies & Natural Tunnels That Look Like Scenes From a Fairy Tale
Offbeat  (tags: design, environment, interesting, photos, wildlife, world )

Kathy
- 124 days ago - inhabitots.com
Mother Nature can do a pretty stellar job of decorating all on her own. Need proof? Just take a look at these magnificent tree canopies and natural tunnels -- formed by wise trees, hardy bushes, and vibrant flowers--all over the world.
Breathtaking Beach Art - Photos
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Caree
- 143 days ago - photos.msn.com
Artist Andres Amador creates amazing pieces of art by raking the sand at beaches, mostly in San Francisco. He explains on his website: "In the beach mural exploration (aka: playa paintings, beach art) I use a rake to etch designs onto the beach during...
Exquisite Honeycomb Sculptures Explore the Relationship Between Humans and Bees
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Shaheen
- 169 days ago - treehugger.com
Canadian artist Aganetha Dyck collaborates with bees to create sculptures that explore the relationship between humans & pollinators. With the use of special apiaries, Dyck gives object to bees for them to sculpt on. The work's final form is dependent on
Is the Ukraine's Floating Castle Real or Fake?
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, interesting, odd, technology, unusual )

Frans
- 195 days ago - industrytap.com
Constructing a building involves serious time and requires both money and man-power. If a building has a special and unique concept and design, then it also needs a great amount of calculation, experience and innovation. Floating Castle is one such ...
More People Than Ever Have Access To Clean Energy - The New Age of Energy Campaign By Jacob SandryOctober 21, 2013
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Ruth
- 203 days ago - joinmosaic.com
'In the U.S. a growing number of states have begun to adopt "shared renewables" laws that allow for community supported renewable energy projects or "solar gardens...."
Skinny Jeans Nearly Ruined America's Currency System
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Kathy
- 207 days ago - ecouterre.com
Dollar bills pass through our hands all the time, but we rarely stop to think about where the money comes from. In the late 1800s, when a single currency system was established, the bills were sustainably produced from waste fabric from the fashion indust
 

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