Sunday, November 23

Photo Series: What Do The Contents Of Your Refrigerator Say About You?

Texas-based photographer Marc Menjivar has a set of work titled ‘Refrigerator’. As its name suggests, this series simply takes a look at what is inside your fridge.

Taking the idiom, ‘you are what you eat’ into mind, Menjivar’s photos lets you make assumptions about the owner of the fridge through their choice of food.

It is fascinating to see the contents in various fridges. Whether they contain processed food, fresh food, takeout boxes, just meat, or nothing at all—each item seems to tell a different story.

View the series below:

[via Life Lounge]

A Gorgeous Bird-Shaped Lamp That's Created Out Of Paper

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London-based architect, designer and maker of kinetic works Umut Yamac has created the ‘Perch Lamp’, a lamp inspired by an Origami paper bird.

The lamp shade is created from paper, while the holder is made of brass.

It is available as a standing lamp and a wall fixture, and it swings back and forth when it is touched.

Watch it in motion below:

Perch light film1 from Umut Yamac on Vimeo.

[via Toxel]

Hilarious, Over-The-Top Acting In New Ads For Dandruff Shampoo

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Advertising agency Saatchi & Saatchi, Amsterdam, Netherlands has created three hilarious new ads for Head & Shoulders Anti-Dandruff Shampoo.

The idea is based around ‘Ridiculous Stuff You Could Try Against Dandruff’, and sees three different men who invent ludicrous inventions in order to solve their dandruff problem.

The ads are in Dutch, but its over-the-top acting and concepts are easy enough to understand. Simply turn on the subtitles on YouTube to understand the dialogue.

Watch the ads below:

[via Adeevee]

Artist Imagines Superheroes Sporting Awesome Facial Hair For Movember


To celebrate this month’s Movember movement, artist James Bousema has created a series of awesome illustrations that imagine how popular superheroes would look like if they grew out their facial hair.

For his ongoing ‘Super Movember’ project, Bousema imagined Dr. Manhattan, Wolverine, Ghost Rider, and Hulk looking mighty awesome as they posed with their stylish mustaches and beards.

While the facial hair seems to work well for Ghost Rider and Wolverine, Hulk appears rather menacing with his new look.

Scroll down to view Bousema’s work, and be sure to check out his page for more updates of this project.


Ghost Rider

Dr Manhattan

[via GeekTyrant, images via James Bousema]

Infographic: 10 Tips For Writing Effective Email Copy

If you find writing good email copy a daunting task, this infographic might come in handy.

Created by EmailDelivered, the infographic sums up 10 basic tips that you could practice to create effective email copy, such as creating a “killer subject line” and including a “P.S.” to capture your reader’s short attention span.

Scroll down to view the rest of the tips featured in the infographic.

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A ‘SpongeBob SquarePants’ Concept Car That Blows Bubbles As You Drive

Toyota and Nickelodeon have teamed up to create a SpongeBob SquarePants-themed concept car to promote The SpongeBob Movie that will be released in 2015.

To create the concept car, a Toyota Sienna was modified to include a custom-made Captain’s steering wheel and colorful seat covers inspired by SpongeBob and his Bikini Bottom pals.

The car’s exterior creatively referenced the lovable cartoon character with its yellow and blue painted body, removable eyeballs featured prominently on its windshield, and a “bubble blower attachment” on its top.

SpongeBob fans, would you go for a spin in this car?

Scroll down to view more images of the SpongeBob-themed car.

[via Neatorama, images via Toyota]

An IKEA ‘Table’ Made Entirely With The Pages Of Old IKEA Catalogues

An anonymous artist has painstakingly recreated IKEA’s ‘Lack’ side table with the pages of the furniture store’s old catalogues.

According to the IKEA-styled instruction manuals designed by the artist, all you need to create your own ‘Lack’ table at home are crumpled pages from two IKEA catalogues, and plenty of PVA glue and water to hold it in place.

Would you try this quirky IKEA hack?

[via Architizer]

Saturday, November 22

Brilliant New Outdoor Billboards That Show Just How Many Items A Car Can Pack

Toronto-based advertising agency Grip Limited has created some brilliant new outdoor billboards for Honda.

To promote the 2015 Honda Fit, Grip Limited wanted to show the world just how many things the boot of the compact Honda Fit could pack in.

In two separate executions, the contents in the car are exposed to showcase an overwhelming amount of things: camping gear, a canoe, a guitar, a bicycle, just to name a few.

The objects may seem too large and like there’s too much, but it all seems to fit in perfectly.

[via Adeevee]

This Computer Lets You Type Words By 'Punching' The Letters

European design studio Bless has created a very literal expression of a computer that encourages fitness, but not in the way that one would expect.

Desiree Heiss and Ines Kaagin, founders of Bless, have created the ‘Punching Bag Computer’. It is a spin on the “fitness meets workplace” phenomenon, taking a jab at treadmill desks or standing up desks.

To type a word on this computer, one must individually punch the alphabets and navigate the keys, making users work out for 10 times longer than typing on a normal keyboard.

The Punching Bag Computer is currently on display at the Istanbul Design Biennial.

[via Highsnobiety]

Friday, November 21

What’s It Like To Stop, Or Start, Wearing Makeup

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Writer Erin La Rosa has always been wearing makeup on a daily basis for 17 years, so she was curious to find out what would happen if she stops wearing it.

She then embarks on her social experiment for a week, which is summarized in the following video.

She said, “Makeup is something that I really do like wearing. It makes me feel powerful. But in the end, it doesn’t really have much effect on the people around me, the way I always thought it had.

“It’s really about how you present yourself that will change the way that people treat you. Not about what you put on your face.”

Another of her co-worker also attempted an alternative social experiment—she wanted to find out ‘What’s It Like To Start Wearing Makeup’.

Check out both videos below:

[via BuzzFeed Yellow]