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Prefab House

Photo credit: Hi Consumption

Just because a home is small doesn't mean it can't be practical at the same time. A perfect example would be the Vivood prefab house, which arrives in giant box and can be built out up to 345 square feet within a single workday. Inside, there's a kitchen, dining room, bedroom, dry toilet, and even a solar panel array for electricity. Pine wood panels cover interior and keep things cozy. Continue reading for more.

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One Handed Daughter

Photo credit: Holly Spring Photography

Photographer Holly Spring wanted her young daughter to believe that anything is possible, even if you aren't perfect. The little one suffers from Hirschsprung's Disease (disorder of the abdomen) and has only one hand. This inspiring photo series was created to motivate her daughter in trying times, showing that life doesn't have to be filled with limitations. Continue reading for more images.

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Japanese Single Stroke Dragon Painting

Dragon paintings are nothing new, but creating them with a single brush stroke is definitely something you don't see everyday. These paintings are known as Hitofude Ryuu (dragon with one stroke) in Japan, and the ones you're about to see are from a studio called Kousyuuya in Nikko, Japan. Continue reading for two more videos and information.

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Scarface House

Tony Montana is known for his luxurious tastes, and if the movie studios were to make a sequel, the Al House in Rio de Janeiro, would be the perfect setting. It was designed for a lone, but highly successful, entrepreneur by the Brazilian team at Studio Arthur Casas. His goal was to get away from the cramped quarters of his apartment, and into something more refreshing. Continue reading for more picture and information.

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Book Sculptures

Photo credit: Brian Dettmer

At first glance, these may seem to have been made by a machine, but they were all handcrafted by Brian Dettmer, a New York-based artist. He's also known as the "Book Surgeon", and rightfully so, as Dettmer uses tweezers, knives, scalpels and other surgical tools create these beautiful book sculptures. As for material, he uses old books, maps, encyclopedias, textbooks, manuals, and any other reading materials. Continue reading to see more.

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Useless Gadgets

Photo credit: Katerina Kamprani via Bored Panda

Form and function are two things designers usually strive to achieve when dealing with actual products, but 3D modeler Katerina Kamprini decided to do the complete opposite. In her series "The Uncomfortable", she envisions how everyday things, such as forks, spoons, and even a common household key, could be impractical. Click here to view the first image in today's viral picture gallery. Continue reading for a viral video of this year's coolest LEGO creations.

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When you see a camper like this, a hair salon doesn't usually come to mind, but after a complete overhaul, that's exactly what this one was transformed into. The exterior was resurfaced and then painted before the interior was completely gutted for stylist chairs as well as mirrors. To finish things off, a perm station was added in the corner, along with an L-shaped sofa of sorts. Continue reading for more pictures.

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Always wanted a BBQ grill, but just don't have the room for a free-standing model and prefer the charcoal smoked taste? Then Focus Creations has just the invention for you. Simply mount this to any wall, secure it, and pull down the grill when you're ready to use it. No word yet on pricing or availability. Continue reading for more clever inventions every small home and / or apartment should have.

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Photo credit: Laura Jenkinson

People may not pay much attention to the chin in their daily beauty routine, but London-based makeup artist Laura Jenkinson specializes in that body part by using it to recreate pop culture icons. She paints well known characters from Disney films, Looney Tunes cartoons, the South Park series, and lots more, onto her chin, lips, as well as the skin above them. Continue reading to see them all.

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Have a plethora of random gadgets charging around your home? Then why not organize things by drilling holes in your kitchen drawer or nightstand to make things a bit more sightly. Other easy decorating life hacks include painting floor tiles you are tired of looking at, using a ceiling-hung garment rack, transforming a lower drawer into a pet-feeding hutch and lots more. Continue reading to see them all.

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