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Turning Coffee Stains Into Art

If you ever thought your table cloth was ruined and worthless after someone left a nasty coffee cup stain on it, then you need to meet Jay Chou. That’s because the artist knows how to take those annoying brown rings and turn them into something absolutely stunning. To complete the piece above, Chou has a saucer [...]

Woman Paints Portrait of Famous Basketball Player with a Basketball

(Video Link) Hong Yi painted a strikingly detailed portrait of Yao Ming, a basketball player who recently retired from the Houston Rockets. She decided that a basketball would be a more appropriate instrument than a brush. Watch this time-lapse video of her at work. Link -via Gizmodo

Is Shortness a Disability?

Kyle Munkittrick encountered a story of a family who was encouraged to give their son growth hormones so that he would grow taller than the predicted 5′ 5″, which is just slightly taller than his parents. One parent thinks that may be a good idea; the other is appalled at the idea of treating a [...]