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Russian Artist Proves That Classic Artwork Can Get Even Better With Cats

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Intelligent Russian artist Svetlana Petrova has created an entertaining series of portraits by inserting her big ginger cat Zarathustra into classic works of art. Svetlana inherited the gigantic ginger cat from her late mother. After the death of her mother in 2008, Svetlana was in great depression and unable to do anything creative for two years.

By chance one of her friend suggested her to do something creative with Zarathustra because he's so funny. Svetlana decided to start an art project titled Fat Cat Art. She digitally places her cat into iconic portraits and timeless masterpieces and the final results are both awesome and hilarious at the same time.



30 Most Incredible Entries in 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest

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Now there is only one month left for you to submit your best travel photo online to the 26th annual National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest 2014. This is another great occasion for the photographer around the world to show off their skills by entering the contest. The new entries will be accepted until June 30, 2014.

 Official categories include: Outdoor Scenes, Travel Portraits, Spontaneous Moments and Sense of Place. First prize winner will receive an 8-day National Geographic Expedition to Alaska for two.

 Below is our pick of the 30 best and most incredible entries in 2014 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest.

1. Mirror Wave

2. Tree-like rivers

3. End of the World

Amazing Pictures of Animals Showing Their Love in the Form of Kissing

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Only human beings are not the only one in this world that plant kisses on one another. Kissing is an expressional form of love and affection which separates us from the animals and makes us divine. Today we are displaying this unique show of love in animals for you. Most of the following pictures showing that they are hugging and giving kiss to others. Credit goes to those photographers who captured the right moment of kissing in their cameras. Have a look!

Image credits: Kishor Kumar Das

Image credits: Hen Bentlage

Image credits: Alan Cohen

Image credits: Joel Mochammad

A Fascinating Miniature World Of Frogs Captured By Wil Mijer

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Wil Mijer is a talented Dutch photographer who loves capturing the beautiful and fascinating world of colorful tropical frogs. She has a unique and special place in her heart for tinny creatures like butterflies, spiders, flies and frogs.

Mijer’s vivid and dream-like macro photographs feature incredible world of frogs perched on tropical plants and hanging out on plant stems. Although frogs are not the most common object in macro photography but these images below demonstrate them truly amazing and extraordinary creature of the nature.



Pregnant Bellies of Women Used As Canvas For Beautiful & Intricate Paintings

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A group of enthusiastic painters called, Pacific FacePainters used big and beautiful pregnant bellies as a canvas for showing their art. Through their paintings the group honor and bless the growing baby in a belly before he or she comes into the world. The painters group belongs to Santa Cruz, California.

The group presents its services of face paintings on different occasions of birthday parties, gatherings, and any other event in which they are invited. Check out the below list of some of the most amazing and wonderful pregnant belly paintings. If you want to see more creative work of the group, you can visit here.

Meet Millie: The Adopted Cat Who Becomes The Best Climbing Partner

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Meet Millie, a fully devoted and adorable domestic cat who loves scrambling up mountains with her owner Craig Armstrong. Millie was few days old when abandoned by her owners but luckily adopted by Craig Armstrong and now they are inseparable mountain-climbing partners.

“I go on a lot of weekend climbing adventures. I always figured when I have a pet friend, I’ll take her with me. It never seemed odd to me, just seems like something I’d do with my pet, take her places,” Craig said.
Unlike all other cats Millie doesn’t feel shy when outdoors. She has become a mountain-climbing legend who shares the same passion as her owner.



Artist Inserts Hilarious Monsters into Real-World Situations

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Marty Cooper is a creative storyboard artist and scribbler who draws some cute and funny cartoon characters on a transparent sheet and then cleverly insert them into real world scenes. He uses plain old sharpies markers and white out to create amusing birds, dogs, Mosquito, giant bears, lizard, monsters and so much more.

Check out some of these incredible interaction between monsters and real-life objects which will make you believe that they are actually living among us.



Inseparable Natural Relation Between a Baloo, Leo and Shere Khan

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Three known beasts of the jungle live together at Noah’s Ark rescue center in Locust Grove, Georgia. They are the only lion, tiger and bear in the world that live with each other in the same environment. Police officers discovered the trio in 2001 in Atlanta during a raid against narcotics. At that time they were just few months old. Administrators of the zoo decided to keep them together and from that time they are with each other in their very own habitat.

You can visit the zoo and watch the 350-pound Bengal tiger, 350-pound African lion and 1,000-pound American Black bear living and cuddling there. Leo is the name of African lion, Baloo is a black Bear and Shere Khan is the name of Bengal Tiger.


Growing Ultra Small Bonsai Plants Is The Hot New Trend In Japan

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In the recent years a new trend of raising tiny bonsai trees in miniature planters is taking over Japan. Growing itty-bitty bonsai plants is a traditional art in Japan. These plants are only 3 cm (about 1 inch) in height and take very less amount of space so a perfect fit for those who don’t have much gardening space in their homes.

This hot trend has given a rise to a new category called ultra-small bonsai, or cho-mini bonsai. The internet also responding well to the demand created by this trend for tiny pots, mini display shelves and wee gardening supplies that are as beautiful as these trees and plants.



Amazing Godzilla Sculpture Made from Pine Needles

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Li Yi-Kai creatively constructed an amazing statue of Godzilla, a Chinese Dragon from fallen pine tree branches. He is doing his graduation in landscape architecture from Taiwan's Nanhua University. Li used fallen leaves and boughs of pine trees in the construction and then assembled the whole sculpture with glue and wire. Li says that he took inspiration from Japanese monster movies. If you want to see more of Li's work, then visit here.

24 Weird Photos That Will Surely Blow Your Brain

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You may have seen some weird photos in your life which seriously mess with your mind. When you see these photos for the first time, you surely miss some important part in the scene. So we suggest you that take some time in watching these photos and find the actual the truth behind each photo. These pictures are not only just some funny pictures, they are excellent pieces of optical illusions. Photographers have perfectly shoot them with the touch of artistic creation. Take a tour of the following mind blowing images.




20 People Who Failed In Hilariously Painful Fashion

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No one is perfect in this world. The fact is that everyone one of us makes mistakes and experience failure in the life. Breaking things, falling and similar other fails are pretty embarrassing that gives others a good reason to laugh out loud. In my opinion there is nothing more funny and enjoyable than watching someone trying to do something silly and failed in painful fashion.

Today we are going to share with you some of the most hilarious and epic GIF fails that I hope will make you laugh out loud!



Anti-Abuse Photographs that Painfully Depicts the Victims of Verbal Abuse

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The 'Weapon of Choice' is a powerful visual series by Photographer Richard Johnson that painfully demonstrates the damage caused to a person by hurtful words. In this mind-blowing series the photographer features victims of all types of abuse like, emotional, physical, sexual and verbal abuse.

The victims depicted in the Weapons of Choice (WOC) project also labels with painful words like “stupid”, “useless”, “mistake” and "slut," written on their bodies and faces with applied makeup that  look like bruises.




Cute Adorable Kitten Dressed Up Like Princess Leia

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Pet lovers always love to dress up their cute little pets but when it comes to a tiny, malleable kitten they make especial little costumes for their little pets. Today we've posted cute pictures of Princess Leia who dressed up in a miniature yarn buns and white dress. The name of the owner of this cute little princess is Wendy who is a Flickr member. You can see more cute pictures of her here.



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Anjana Iyer Creatively Illustrated Untranslatable Words From DIfferent Foreign Languages

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Renowned media designer from New Zealand, Anjana Iyer has thoroughly studied different languages from all over the world for a unique project. Anjana searched those interesting words in foreign languages that have no direct translation in English language. After picking up those unique words, she made refined and humorous illustrations to define and explain those words in illustrated form.

Iyer participated in a website's program, “100 Days Project" which invited artists to post their 100 days artwork. For that purpose she started her illustrated series in the name of “Found in Translation”. Iyer is roughly half-way done with her project, so you can follow up to see her artwork on 100 days-project website. Aware (Japanese) Komorebi (Japanese) Tingo (Pascuense)

Young Artist Designed Beautiful Creative Fashion Dresses From Real Flower Petals

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Grace Ciao is a young student artist in Singapore who creates amazing fashion designs by using an unconventional medium in her art. She didn't used any watercolor, ink, paint, fabric or any other material in her fashion illustrations. She just used dying flower petals in her work and transformed them into beautiful clothing sketches.

Ciao is just 22 years old and studies at business school. She is also working as a freelancer and creates beautful designs for bridal wear and other costumes. According to Grace, she has had craze for fashion art since her childhood. She started making fashion clothes for her Barbie dolls in her childhood from scraps that her grandmother gave her. Take a look on the following images showing her creating artwork.



The Incredible World of Mushrooms and Fungi Photographed by Steve Axford

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Steve Axford is a creative photographer who lives and works in the Northern Rivers region of New South Wales in Australia. Axford is retired and spends most of his spare time observing and documenting the rich wildlife around him. He recently has revealed the hidden beauty of some of the world’s most stunning and amazingly diverse mushrooms and fungi you have ever seen.

Most of the mushrooms captured in these photographs were found near his home and many of them are so rare that have never been photographed by anyone before. Below we are going to showcase you some of world’s strangest mushrooms and fungi photographed by Steve Axford.