Shoes That Grow: Guy Invents Sandals That’ll Grow 5 Sizes In 5 Years To Help Millions Of Poor Children
16 Apr

Shoes That Grow: Guy Invents Sandals That’ll Grow 5 Sizes In 5 Years To Help Millions Of Poor Children

Featured Product Design Social Issues adjustable sandal adjustable shoe 16th of April 2015

Sometimes, the simplest invention can change millions of lives. That's the goal of The Shoe That Grows, a sandal invented by inventor Kenton Lee that can adjust its size, allowing children in impoverished nations to grow up without having to go barefoot. The shoes, which come in catch-all Small and Large sizes, can grow 5 sizes and last at least 5 years.

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World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo
16 Apr

World’s Most Patient Pet Owner Walks His Giant Tortoise Through Streets Of Tokyo

Animals Featured Weird African spurred tortoise giant tortoise 16th of April 2015

Residents in Tokyo have recently reported several sightings of possibly the most patient pet-walker in the world: an elderly man who takes his enormous African spurred tortoise (or sulcata) out for walks around the town. Judging by the tortoise's size, the mysterious pair has probably been together for a very long time, and the tortoise always plods faithfully by its owner's side. It even tolerates the occasional silly costume!

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17 Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation
15 Apr

17 Powerful Images Showing The Devastating Effects Of Overpopulation

Featured Photography Social Issues awareness consumption 15th of April 2015

It's no secret that we are exploiting our planet and running out of resources at the speed of light, but many people refuse to take notice. These unbelievable photos of environmental damage, collected into a book by environmental awareness platform Global Population Speak Out, show the harsh realities of the ecological and social tragedies that Earth is suffering.

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86-Year-Old Instagram Celebrity Grandma Continues To Surprise Her Followers
15 Apr

86-Year-Old Instagram Celebrity Grandma Continues To Surprise Her Followers

Entertainment Featured Photography ad campaign baddie 15th of April 2015

The year of grannies in fashion campaigns officially continues. 80-year-old novelist, Joan Didion kicked things off earlier this year as the model in Celine’s recent ad campaign, Joni Mitchell then became the face of YSL and now Baddie Winkle, an 86-year-old grandmother and Instagram sensation, is the newest model for swimwear brand DimePiece L.A.

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Badass Afghanistan Vet Helps Rangers Hunt Down Poachers In Africa
15 Apr

Badass Afghanistan Vet Helps Rangers Hunt Down Poachers In Africa

Animals Featured Social Issues Africa conservation ranger 15th of April 2015

The fight against illegal poaching in Africa is extremely frustrating – both because of the irreparable damage that poachers cause and because most of us are powerless to do anything about it. Not so for Kinessa Johnson, however – this tattooed, gun-toting badass US Army veteran works for VETPAWS, an organization that connects US Armed Forces veterans with conservation rangers in East Africa who need professional training and support.

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Incredible Nurse Cat From Poland Looks After Other Animals At Animal Shelter
15 Apr

Incredible Nurse Cat From Poland Looks After Other Animals At Animal Shelter

Animals Featured angel cat animal shelter Bydgoszcz 15th of April 2015

Radamenes, an angelic little black cat in Bydgoszcz, Poland, has come through hell and high water to help the animals at the veterinary center there get better. After the veterinary center brought him back from death's door, he's returning the favor by cuddling with, massaging and sometimes even cleaning other animals convalescing from their wounds and operations.

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Giant Realistic Wool Cat Head Is Both Cute And Terrifying
15 Apr

Giant Realistic Wool Cat Head Is Both Cute And Terrifying

Featured Needle and Thread Weird cat head cat head mask 15th of April 2015

These giant cat people look like something out of your wildest dreams (or nightmares), but they actually exist! This enormous, super-realistic cat-head mask was needle-felted out of sheep's wool felt by needle-felting expert Housetu Sato and his students at the Japan School Of Wool Art. The school prides itself as the only school in the world to provide professional cat needle-felting courses.

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Wild Slice Designs: I Make Wall Sculptures From Reclaimed Wood
15 Apr

Wild Slice Designs: I Make Wall Sculptures From Reclaimed Wood

Featured Interior Design Sculpting Ben Labonte driftwood sculptures 15th of April 2015

My inspiration is nature with it's gentle curves and freedom of movement. I feel this medium of reclaimed wood and the unique process, allows me the freedom to fuse this natural inspiration with my artistic design. I have also found that the versatility of this medium and process allows me to work with other people and make their artistic ideas a reality.

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