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26 Real Animals You Probably Didn’t Know Exist

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The world we live in is full of weird, bizarre, creepy and strange looking animal species with amazing habits and exotic names which many of us probably have never seen or heard of before. Scientists are always in search of amazing and unusual species and every year unveil variety of animals that are lesser known to the general public. Thanks to Imgur user preggit for introducing a whole new wealth of animal species that look like they've been Photoshopped, but believe me they are all real and exist in the animal kingdom. Below we have put a selection of animal that you probably never even knew existed, such as Fossa a cat-like carnivorous mammal, a 3.5-4.5 inches long Pink Fairy Armadillo, long-necked Gerenuk, Snub-nosed monkeys and the list goes on. Check them all out here! The Gerenuk The Babirusa  The Fossa Superb Bird of Paradise      Via:  BBC Planet Earth | National Geographic Snub-Nosed Monkey

Harmless Weapons Created from Organic Materials by Sonia Rentsch

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Australian artist and designer Sonia Rentsch created beautiful handmade weapons from organic materials such as leaves, twigs, petals and flowers. She graduated from RMIT University (Australia) in industrial design and working for various range of clients. It is her latest composition of handcrafted weapons made entirely from plants. The shape, size and outlook is really convincing. There's no doubt that these stylish firearms, bullets, and grenades have strong appeal for gun enthusiasts and collectors. To find more about Sonia Rentsch and her creative work check out her official website at www.soniarentsch.com .

Jill Greenberg Gives Children Lollipop Then Takes It Away

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Famous Photographer and manipulator Jill Greenberg causes storm of controversy with her new exhibition, “End Times” showing various children with gut-wrenching emotion. Now the question is that how does she get these shots? May be Greenberg would give kids a lollypop and then quickly take it away resulting tearful outbursts from children. Jill Greenberg has specialization in portrait making and fine art photography. Her recent work, “End Times” consists of 22 photographic portraits featuring young kids crying. Through these photographs, she depicted helplessness and anger which she feels about current political and social situation of her country.

Me and Sad Keanu: A 3D-Printing Story Part of a series on Keanu Reeves

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This photoshopping trend “Sad Keanu” was first began in June 2010 when a Splash News photographer Ron Asadorian captured a photograph of the well-known Canadian American actor Keanu Reeves eating a sandwich on a New York park bench. A Reddit user rockon4life45 share an image on June 3rd, 2010 entitled “Keanu. More sadness in comments.” The thread quickly made it to the front page of reddit, gathering thousands of page views. Since then the image was isolated from the original and reimagined into various scenes all over the internet. Recently life-like 3D-printing story “Me and Sad Keanu” creating buzz all around. Let us take a look what had the flip-flop done to him this time!

34 of the Most Amazing and Beautiful Abandoned Places in the World

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We humans are always surpassed as an uncertain, roving species due to our nature. Our quest to discover new and old are such characteristics that set us as humans apart from other living beings. The world we live in has gone through many natural disasters that have left behind some abandoned, places, cities and ghost towns which tell us things about the past in a visceral way. There are many reasons why below towns, cities and places are abandoned.   Pripyat in Ukraine for example is considered to be the worst symbol of human-caused disaster. Some abandoned cities and ghost towns have become time capsules and are almost untouched since the departure of their last residents years ago. Ghost towns in the American West are popular tourist attractions while others are abandoned or simply forgotten.   Below we’ve put together a list of some of the most amazing, beautiful and creepy abandoned places exist in our modern world. Abandoned mill from 1866 in Sorrento, Italy 15

Milo The Miniature Sausage Dog And Bonedigger The Lion Are Inseparable Friends

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A 500lb lion and a miniature sausage dog have totally changed the concept of “fighting like cats and dogs” by forming an unlikely friendship at Exotic Animal Park in Wynnewood, Oklahoma. A seven-year old Dacshund dog named Milo is so close with five-year old male lion, Bonedigger that Milo even helps his best friend Bonedigger to clean up his teeth after dinner. The lion was born with a metabolic bone disease that left him mildly disabled.  Bonedigger first became friend with Park manager John Reinke, who lost both his legs in an accident and also witness the unusual and inseparable friendship of Milo and his friends with Bonedigger. Park manager John Reinke describes this amazing example of friendship in these words: "This friendship between an 11lb wiener dog and a 500lb lion is the only of its kind in the world ever seen.”

Hyper-realistic Sculptures are Made Entirely of Wood by Tom Eckert

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Artist and Professor Tom Eckert uses traditional processes to carve these hyper-realistic sculptures of everyday objects entirely made of wood. He uses plenty of carpentry techniques in his creative sculptured pieces, such as constructing, bending, laminating, carving and painting. After receiving his M.F.A. degree from Arizona State University, Eckert began teaching at the university. He has exhibited his work in over 150 national and international exhibitions. Recently his incredible artwork has been featured in the Netherlands after getting lot of appreciation throughout the United States.

Cat Beard Meme Taking the Internet by Storm

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Recently a new photo trend “cat beard" is taking the internet world by storm.  It was first introduce in 2011 called ‘cat beards’ or ‘cat-bearding’ has now become an internet phenomenon.  The trick is very simple you just need to put a hapless moggie in front of your face to give the impression of a massive beard on your face which looks oddly similar to a cat. For those who think growing a beard can be a little tough and time consuming job then cat beard is probably the fastest solution for most of the cat lovers. It seems Dogs lovers are also getting in on the act too, expecting that the "dog beard" could be the next hot trend on the internet.

Created Equal: A Stunning Photo Series Exploring Cultural Difference in America

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Detroit-born Photographer Mark Laita explores social and cultural clashes between different social backgrounds by juxtaposing people of United States in his stunning series “Created Equal”. By contrasting social inequality, Laita invited the viewers to think about how and why they took these different directions. People born equal but turned out totally different in real life. Mark Laita in his photo series compare different people from all walks of life such as a bank robber and a policeman, a high school dropout and a college graduate, a company president  and a janitor etc. It took almost 8 years for Mark Laita to complete the project. Company President / Janitor Amish Teenagers / Punk Teenagers Marine / War Veteran Vegetarian / Butcher, 1999 / 2004   CEO / Messenger, 2006 / 2005