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We just discovered that Manchester-based Illustrator James...

We just discovered that Manchester-based Illustrator James Chapman (previously featured here) has another awesome Tumblr. It’s called Movie Cat! It’s a comic about “Hollywood’s favourite terrible director, who is also a cat”, and it’s positively puntastic.  It’s going to take us all day to recover from these proposed Harry Potter sequel puns. Show More Summary

On Surreal Sunday the entire solar system fits in your pocket...

On Surreal Sunday the entire solar system fits in your pocket and you can hold the sun in the palm of your hand, all thanks to the 3D printed artistry of Little Planet Factory. Visit the Little Planet Factory website to view all the different sets currently available. [via sosuperawesome]

Today the Department of Phenomenal Photoshop is...

Today the Department of Phenomenal Photoshop is playing Minecraft in Real Life thanks to the work of photographer and digital artist Aditya Aryanto, who found himself wondering what live animals would look like in the 3D cubic styleShow More Summary

On Surreal Sunday we play spherical games of chess on this...

On Surreal Sunday we play spherical games of chess on this magnetic globe chess board created by Ben Meyers. “This is a chess board that I made with my father. It is made out of Walnut, Soft Maple and Jatoba wood. It took several weeks...Show More Summary

Cats love boxes. Even if the box isn’t an ideal fit, they’re as...

Cats love boxes. Even if the box isn’t an ideal fit, they’re as irresistible as a warm patch of sunshine or a dangling piece of string. In his latest animation Simon Tofield of Simon’s Cat provides a guide to six different Cat vs Box scenarios. Which ones remind you of your cat(s)? [via Pleated-Jeans]

Cat scratches aren’t uncommon for those of us who live with...

Cat scratches aren’t uncommon for those of us who live with cats, but persuading your cat to simply scratch your back for you is pretty much impossible. Now, thanks to this Basswood Cat-shaped Back Scratcher, your cat may carry on napping...Show More Summary

Gather round fellow crazy cat people! Today, thanks to musician...

Gather round fellow crazy cat people! Today, thanks to musician Roger Brawn and his handsome grey cat named Spiggy, we’re going to learn how to put on a pullover sweater without disturbing the cat that’s forever perched on our shoulders: [via Neatorama]

The week the King of Caturday is Maru the Scottish fold...

The week the King of Caturday is Maru the Scottish fold (previously featured here), who’s wearing a crown made of his own snow-white fur, which he sometimes swaps out for bunny ears, which are made of his fur and the fur of Maru’s friend...Show More Summary

There are so many different breeds of doggo these...

There are so many different breeds of doggo these days. gudguymaybe created this handy guide to help us remember some of their names. We’re always on the lookout for Cuddle Bread and no one wants to be caught unable to tell the difference between a Waggly Dufus and Justice Bark.  [via Neatorama]

Because sometimes what you need most is to meet a beagle named...

Because sometimes what you need most is to meet a beagle named Buddy Mercury who plays the piano and howls the blues. [via Pleated-Jeans]

We’re always excited to hear that Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman...

We’re always excited to hear that Dutch artist Florentijn Hofman (previously featured here) has unveiled a new work of oversized whimsy. Hofman’s latest creation is this awesome playground shaped like a gigantic red octopus wearing a little sailor’s cap. Show More Summary

Time to put on our Finger Tentacles as we feast our eyes on this...

Time to put on our Finger Tentacles as we feast our eyes on this spectacular Kraken Piescraper. This towering, tentacular pie is the latest work of edible geekery by Jessica of Pies Are Awesome. Here’s how it was made: Over on her website...Show More Summary

LEGO animator Huxley Berg Studios painstakingly recreated the...

LEGO animator Huxley Berg Studios painstakingly recreated the final trailer for the upcoming Guardians of the Galaxy sequel as a stop-motion animated brickfilm: Here’s the original for comparison: [via io9]

Look away arachnophobes! Today the Department of Awesome Natural...

Look away arachnophobes! Today the Department of Awesome Natural Phenomena is marveling at this unbelievable footage from Tracey Maris via SunLive of a massive undulating spiderweb blanketing an entire field in Papamoa on New Zealand’s North Island. Show More Summary

Pareidolia is one of our favorite things. It’s a hobby that...

Pareidolia is one of our favorite things. It’s a hobby that requires nothing but your own eyes looking out at the world around you and your brain to perceive familiar patterns where there isn’t actually a pattern at all. Suddenly, wherever you look, there’s a face looking back at you, often with a hilarious expression. Show More Summary

Lets all enjoy the incredibly satisfying sight of English...

Lets all enjoy the incredibly satisfying sight of English woodworker Paul Sellers demonstrating how he creates sublime ’Fibonacci’ spiral shavings, mathematically perfect spirals of wood, with his chisel each time he sharpens the edge of a piece of wood: [via Colossal]

pardonmewhileipanic: the-nerdy-curvy-feminist: end0skeletal: ...

pardonmewhileipanic: he-nerdy-curvy-feminist: end0skeletal: This has been a baby turtle (and tortoise) post. (Sources: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10) Bonus: @0dongh he screm Because sometimes what you need most is ALL the wee baby turtles and tortoises.

It’s been ages since we last got to see some awesome Dirty Car...

It’s been ages since we last got to see some awesome Dirty Car Art. Moscow-based artist and illustrator Nikita Golubev recently embarked upon his own series of what he calls “Dirty Art”, using the dirt, dust, and grime on the sides of cars and vans to turn the vehicles into mobile canvases. Visit Golubev’s Facebook page for additional images. [via Colossal and Twisted Sifter]

It’s been over three years since the Department of Awesome Macro...

It’s been over three years since the Department of Awesome Macro Photography first encountered the dazzling work of biochemist and photographer Linden Gledhill. Since then Gledhill’s photos of butterfly and moth wings, the exquisite colors and textures of their individual cells, have grown even more beautiful. Show More Summary

For an ongoing series entitled Van Gogh Never, Scotia, New...

For an ongoing series entitled Van Gogh Never, Scotia, New York-based artist Aja Kusick recreates Vincent van Gogh’s The Starry Night while incorporating pop culture characters in the Dutch post-impressionist’s style. “Everything started when an education blog mistakenly shared Aja’s painting of the Eiffel Tower as Van Gogh’s. Show More Summary

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