Superheroes – Past/Present series from artist Khoa Ho present superhero histories in a sort of motivating way, where they show the humble or tragic origins of these stalwarts. They may not all have started from zero, but they all did come a long way from where they started.
Taj Mahal in India is one of the most beautiful and extravagant structures ever made. Mughal emperor Shah Jahan had the white marble mausoleum built in the memory of his wife Mumtaz Mahal. It took nearly 22 years to build and was completed in around 1653, taking a sizable chunk of the rich emperor’s treasures.
As USA celebrates it’s independence, they also realize that the country is old. Where old means celebrating birthday number 2013. In that case, Happy 2013th Birthday America.
Superhero bikinis by SciFeyeCandy stay very true to the name of the shop, being sci-fi and as we see, there’s a whole lot of eye candy here. Truth be told, the set includes superheroes as well as some super villain costumes, but we can’t really be bothered with the differences here; because they’re all super… right?
The world of science demands that your drinks be perfect in ratio and mixture. And there is no better way to do that than making use of precise measuring instruments that happen to be on duty as shot glasses. Actually, forget the precise measurement part just start pouring drinks. Each glass holds 1 oz and a fair variety in the set that includes 2 beakers, 1 Erlenmeyer flask, 1 Florence flask. Costs $20.
Dutch artist Han Hoogerbrugge finds gravestones need some Facebook likes too.
How do you make condoms better? Give them the pop culture touch, of course. Italian artist Benedetto Papi, who had previously imagined the Star Wars condom wrappers, now has them in a whole range of geeky and popular culture setting. There’s a choice from the gaming world as well, if you’d be so inclined. Gandalf still makes quite the perfect companion for condom wrappers.
A common grouch females have is the inability to pee standing like men. GoGirl female urination device talks of gender equality that flows from the ability to pee standing. It’s billed as convenient, reusable, washable and the companion for an active life outdoors. Place the device right, and the funnel will do all the work. Costs $10.
Sharpening his pencil
A redditor has a guinea pig that seems a fairly active, well rounded guy. This little animal does a whole lot of things, though he doesn’t seem to be set for war (yet).
Intense development in China has brought in challenges that urban areas have to face, and usually what make the ugly sight beneath the glitter of cities. Beijing based photographer Sim Chi Yin‘s series The Rat Tribe takes us to an underground city beneath the city of Beijing. On an estimate, nearly a third of Beijings 20 million population lives in this dark underground city.