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Awesome Makeup

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Makeup artist Elsa Rhae transforms herself into all kinds of characters... Awesome!
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The Survival Capsule

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After the devastating 2004 Indian Ocean earthquake, Julian Sharpe started thinking about ways to help people survive similar disasters. As CEO of a Seattle aerospace engineering consultancy, he started applying the same principals from his day job to a personal safety system designed to keep people safe during a tsunami.
survivalcapsule212But those ideas remained just that — ideas — until March 2011, when another mother nature caused havoc again, this time in Japan.
Fast forward two years later, and Sharpe has come a long way. He’s led development on something called the Survival Capsule, a sphere-like tethered ball that can ride on the surface of water and keep people protected from water, fire and debris for days.
"Using a PSS, as opposed to a municipal safety system like a safe house, allows individual groups and families to be more in control of their survival in an emergency situation. The capsule is also a variable disaster solution, which means it can vary position according to the water depth, so it will never be inundated by water levels rising too high. It also provides warmth, safety, and shelter during the initial post-disaster period before rescue crews and relief workers have arrived on the scene.
Built with strength and survivability in mind, by a team of experienced aerospace engineers, the survival capsule will operate safely and efficiently in the harsh circumstances and environments to which a natural disaster would expose it. The sphere will withstand the initial impact of a natural disaster, as well as sharp object penetration, heat exposure, blunt object impact, and rapid deceleration.
We’ve designed the capsule to be mounted inside or outside the home or business establishment. The capsules come in various sizes ranging from two-person capacity all the way up to a ten-person capacity. The smaller capsules are suitable for private dwellings and family homes. The larger capsules are designed for municipal buildings, businesses, hospitals, airports, schools and general public safe havens
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Standard Features
Safety Seating with Four-Point Harness Straps
Storage Space (sufficient for five day’s supply per person)
Multiple Counter Sunk Hoisting Points
Water Storage (bladder or tank)
Basic Internal Light
GPS (Global Positioning System)
Air Ventilation Vents
Capsule Storage Stand
Basic, High-Visibility Unit Color
Air Supply Tanks (one for each occupant)
Hard Restraint Support
Solid, Watertight Marine Door (opens from inside and outside)
Marine Standard Window"
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Batman-Themed Hotel Room is Awesome

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This is a Batman-themed hotel room at the Eden Motel, which is located in Kaohsiung City, Taiwan, and it’s filled with furnishings bearing the Dark Knight’s insignia and signature colors. Featuring includes a framed poster of Batman hangs on one of the walls, while the bed, headboard, side tables, chairs, and mirrors all bear the bat symbol. The best part? It only costs $50 a night to book this room.
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Calamityware: horrifying blue-china plates

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With Calamityware, Don Moyer(on Kickstarter) has turned his much-loved grotesque/horror designs for blue-print china plates into reality.
"This design includes a hungry sea monster who appears to have escaped from the wild areas of an early Renaissance map."
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The Dangers of a Bigger Godzilla

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Godzilla has grown larger over the years, as you can see in this graph. In 1954, the movie monster was only 50 meters (164 feet) tall. In the 2014 movie, opening later this month, Godzilla is estimated to be about 150 meters (492 feet) tall. For comparison the Empire State Building in New York City stands at 381 meters (1250 ft). Incarnations of Godzilla went from 13% of the height of the Empire State Building to nearly 40% of the height in just 60 years. Deep Sea News crunches the numbers to study this size change and speculate on its meaning.
So why is Godzilla obtaining ever larger sizes with time?  Skyscrapers.  Skyscraper height has increased dramatically over the last century.  For Godzilla to continue to plow through buildings in major metropolises, a more formidable size is needed.  Of course this size change can only be evolutionarily adaptive if it changes the fitness of Godzilla, i.e. in the simplest case the number of offspring passed to the next generation.  If Godzilla is able to topple buildings this might allow for greater acquisition of resources in this case food in the form of people. This would increase the lifespan of Godzilla allow for more reproduction or allow for greater amount of energy to be passed to the offspring increasing their rate of survival  Or perhaps toppling buildings is a sexual display that sexual partners cue on.  Sexual selection!
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3D sand drawings by Harkins

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Harkins is a fantastic artist who transforms a beach into alternate realities by creating 3D sand art. Harkins told The Herald:
We've seen other people doing stuff on beaches, but it's always been geometric, flat shapes, like a pattern, so we thought we'd get into the whole 3D thing," he said. "And I kind of like the fact that it disappears at the end of the day when the tide comes in. It makes it impermanent."
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Star Wars creature pancakes

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Star Wars creature pancakes made by pancake artist Nathan Shields and his kids
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Four Seasons Private Jet Around The World Tour

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Four Seasons have announced their new ultra luxurious private jet. A 24-day trip around the world will cost $119,000 per person. Their own Boeing 757 jet will take 52 guests around the world  in February 2015, starting with a nine-destination, 24-day trip that begins in Los Angeles and includes stops in Bora Bora, Thailand, India and Turkey as it makes its way to London. Guests will stay at Four Season hotels at each stop.

3-D printed portable wheelchair ramps

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Thingiverse user Nanonan 3D-printed small wheelchair ramps to carry in his bag as he rolls around Berlin. Simple and effective! Download the files here.
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Sleeping Bear Bag by Eiko Ishizawa

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Originally created way back in 2007 the project by Eiko Ishizawa. Now this plush bearskin sleeping bag is finally available for purchase. Because the sleeping bags will be made entirely from hand—including the fake nose and teeth—availability is going to be extremely limited. In 2014 Eiko only plans to make seven of them, but each one will be numbered so they can be cherished as pieces of art. About the price, $2,350 for the adult version, or just $2,050 for the kid's sized model.
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AeroPress coffee maker

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The AeroPress Coffee Maker offers a convenient way for you to be able to make a single cup of coffee and has been designed by toy designer Alan Adler. Now the AeroPress Coffee Maker is available to purchase for around $30 from the likes of Amazon and other online stores
“Fast and convenient, the AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker makes one of the best cups of coffee you'll ever taste. This innovative uses the ideal water temperature and gentle air pressure brewing to produce coffee and espresso that has rich flavor with lower acidity and without bitterness. It makes 1 to 4 cups of coffee or espresso (enough for 1 or 2 mugs), features a micro filtered for grit free coffee, and takes just 1 minute to make coffee (actualpress time takes only 20 seconds).!”
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The Soft Goat (Stubble Softener)

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With the Soft Goat($12), you'll never have to worry about your stubble irritating her face, good idea?
"When getting close matter, The Soft Goat stubble softener provides the cure to scratchy facial hair that leaves loved ones shying away from close contact. This single-sided, foam disc is comprised of a hypo-allergenic softening paper with a thin and comfortable elastic band for easy application."

Laser Engraved Rolling Pins

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These laser engraved rolling pins from Etsy seller ValekRollingPins. They’re able to laser engrave a standard 16.5″ beech rolling pin with the design of your choice. The pastries and pies that you make can then endlessly display your logo or message. Prices start at roughly $45.
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Spiegelau Stout Glass

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Spiegelau Stout Glass accentuates the roasted malt, rich coffee and chocolate notes that define the stout beer style.
"In collaboration with Left Hand Brewing Company and Rogue Ales, introducing the ultimate tool for the enjoyment of stout beer, the Spiegelau Stout Glass."

Captain America bathrobe with hood/mask

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Captain America bathrobe from thinkgeek. It has two front pockets and a removable belt. The eyes on the sides of the hood are cut out. It costs $70.It's got Captain America's shield embroidered on the back!
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