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Dalek Cupcakes

Won’t you look at these wonderful cupcakes all dressed up as daleks! And there’s a TARDIS, too! They were made by Flickr user seelensturm, who is willing to share. You can download the papercraft dalek wrappers and the TARDIS wrapper at DeviantART. See more pictures in the Flickr set. Link -via Nag on the Lake (Image [...]

Life Without Plastic

Sandra Krautwaschl, of Graz, Austria, was astonished by the amount of plastic trash on the beaches of Croatia, where recycling is not done on the scale of her native country. She wondered what it would be like to not have all that plastic in her family’s daily life. The Krautwaschl-Rabensteiners decided to try and live a [...]

How to Tell When You’re Over-Propped

How many of the things in your home are props? How about your car or your office? Props in this case mean things that are put there for style or to make a statement, but are really never used for anything else. Kurt Andersen, who wrote for an architectural magazine in the 1980s, noticed the [...]

Scientific Illustration

Scientific Illustration is a Tumbler blog with 66 pages of scientific drawings and paintings from many linked sources. Find what you’re particularly interested in seeing by scrolling through the archives -keep scrolling and watch yet more pictures load. Shown is a 1904 illustration by German biologist Ernst Haeckel. Link -via Nag on the Lake (Image credit: [...]

Female Drug Addicts in Afghanistan

Photographer Rafaela Persson has lived in Afghanistan since 2008, and spends time getting to know her subjects. I had an idea to photograph female drug addicts. Afghanistan is the world’s biggest producer of opium, from which heroin is derived. According to a study made by U.N. Drugs and Crimes Office in 2010, the rate of drug [...]

Happy Breakfast

Shirley Sirivong was put on bed rest during her pregnancy and has to follow a strict diet for gestational diabetes. Her husband Gat took special care to liven up her dull breakfasts first by creating funny faces, and then more elaborate scenes with her food. This breakfast depicts the iPhone game Angry Birds. See 19 [...]