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Better Homes and Gardens - Gardening: Pooktre Walkaround   video
Offbeat  (tags: pooktre, tree shaping, art, design, off-beat, interesting, unusual, Living infrastructure, Peter Cook, Becky Northey )

- 19 days ago -
Pooktre: the art of shaping a tree as it grows. Peter and Becky of Australia have invented and mastered this art. It involves the gradual shaping of a tree along a predetermined design as it grows
Death Valley Mystery Solved But Still An Eerie Spot
Offbeat  (tags: bizarre, design, environment, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, unusual, world )

- 23 days ago -
Death Valley This backcountry outpost is where breadbox-sized rocks mysteriously make tracks across a pale, flat, dry lake bed, evoking thoughts of moon landings and Bonneville time trials. Photographers and conspiracy theorists love the place, especially
Derby the Dog: Running on 3D Printed Prosthetics   video
Offbeat  (tags: DOG, prosthetics, running, Derby the dog, animals, culture, design, dogs, humans, pets, safety, society, technology )

- 24 days ago -
See how unique, custom 3D printed prosthetics allow Derby the dog to run for the first time.
When It Rains in Seattle, You Might See a Hidden Sidewalk Message - If You're Paying Attention
Offbeat  (tags: art, design, funny, humans, humor, interesting, off-beat, unusual )

- 33 days ago -
Next time you're walking on a Seattle sidewalk on a rainy day, look down. You just might see a message reveal itself. At least that's the intention of Peregrine Church, the 21-year-old magician who has created the unusual art. His stenciled messages
Canadian Passports Look Amazing Under Black Light
Offbeat  (tags: passport, canadian, security features, electronic chip, airport, culture, design, humans, photos, pictures, protection, society, unusual, world )

- 36 days ago -
The 'new' passport -- which was made available on July 1, 2013 -- hosts a number of security features, including an electronic chip that helps airport officials validate its authenticity.
Things You Have Probably Never Seen Before
Offbeat  (tags: arts, culture, design, environment, humans, interesting, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, unusual, world )

- 47 days ago -
Some old, some new, all good......
This Couple Lives in the Most Amazing 242-Square-Foot Apartment
Offbeat  (tags: pictures, photos, interesting, news, homes, culture, design )

- 50 days ago -
They made great use in this small space.
19 Beautiful Houses of Worship Around the World - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: arts, culture, design, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, society, unusual, world )

- 60 days ago -
Unusual and beautiful houses of worship around the world - a showcase of 19 of them.
24 Gift-Wrapping Ideas That Are Actually Awesome
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, design, interesting, pictures )

- 64 days ago -
This luscious wrapping paper will definitely make the lucky recipient crave their gift.
Animals Restored With Prosthetics
Offbeat  (tags: animals, design, dogs, goodnews, humans, pets, pictures, society )

- 64 days ago -
In ancient times, and still - in the animal kingdom - losing a limb is a death sentence.
Try To Find The Hidden Man Who Disappears Into His Own Photographs
Offbeat  (tags: arts, design, odd, performance, photos, unusual )

- 64 days ago -
Liu Bolin sees the world - and his body - as a canvas.
12 Fabulously Glam Animals Who Would Make David Bowie Proud
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, animals, design, humor, interesting )

- 81 days ago -
If only David Bowie made animals instead of supreme psychedelic tunes, the entire planet would be filled with critters like these. Evolution, you've done a fine job with your random mutations and all, but feel free to kick up the
8 Things You Didn't Know About Eggnog
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, food, holiday, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, society )

- 86 days ago -
Eggnog is a classic holiday drink, but there are some things you might not know about it, like how it got its name, where the drink came from, and which U.S. president had his own eggnog recipe. The origin of the name eggnog is still somewhat of a mystery
Killer Climbs: The 10 Deadliest Mountains in the World - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: culture, design, environment, ethics, humans, interesting, performance, photos, pictures, safety, technology, unusual, world )

- 86 days ago -
10 Deadliest Mountains in the World: Though the infamous Mt. Everest has taken the most lives on this list, it's high number of attempts each year actually make it's fatality rate much less. At a rate of about 9%, Everest has claimed more than 200 lives
The World's Most Unusual Beaches - Photos
Offbeat  (tags: beach, design, environment, humans, interesting, odd, off-beat, photos, pictures, protection, unusual, world )

- 93 days ago -
Candy sands, disappearing waves, transformed trolls - if life's a beach, these are its strangest days. These 10 beaches might not all be swimmable, but they are all extraordinary.

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