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Needle Painting

Photo credit: Vera Shimunia

3D printers can be used to create just about anything these days, but these magnificent art pieces were all created by hand by artist Vera Shimunia from St Petersburg, Russia. That’s right, these needle paintings are exactly as they sound – intricately stitched threads that together form a stunning palm-sized masterpiece. The needle paintings are so popular that ever single one of her pieces have sold out online. Continue reading for more pictures.

Jacob Witzling Cabin

Photo credit: Jacob Witzling

At first glance, this may look like a scene from a movie, but it’s a real cabin in the forest by Jacob Witzling. Believe it or not, Jacob’s day job is teaching, but his father was an architect and engineer, so it piqued an interest in building structures. He would constantly flip through photography books of beautiful structures and decided to start building these tiny cabins. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

Up Memory Tower

Portable hard drives are nothing new, but there’s just no easy way of expanding one, without having to do some major modifications. Meet the “Up Memory Tower,” a modular hard drive system that consists of 1TB – 8TB of discs that can easily be stacked (or removed) to suit your needs. The base features a power button, Thunderbolt port, and an AC input to keep things powered up. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

Valtra H202 Tractor

Photo credit: Yanko Design

If Elon Musk decided to create a Tesla tractor, it would probably look something like the Valtra H202. It’s powered by an advanced hydrogen fuel cell / electric engine that generates massive torque for plowing through fields, and it boasts full-autonomous operation or can be controlled remotely with an app. Laser guidance technologies are used to enhance safety and efficiency in the field. Continue reading for more pictures and a bonus video.

Geometric Pastries

Photo credit: Dinara Kasko via Twisted Sifter

Dinara Kasko, a culinary artist from Ukraine, has become a social media star, thanks to her edible masterpieces. These geometric designs are first created in 3D-modeling program, 3D Studio MAX, and then the files are used to make actual cake molds. What happens next? Lots of work to get the final pastries looking picture perfect. continue reading for more.

Cafe Yeonnam-Dong
Photo credit: Bored Panda

You’ll feel as if you’ve stepped right into a comic book or cartoon after walking into Cafe Yeonnam-dong 239-20, which is actually also its address, in Seoul, South Korea. The entire shop has been plastered with comic book-inspired accents, right down to the cups, plates and furniture. Whether it be for a cup of coffee or to film a music video, this cafe fits the bill. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and information.

A Real Hobbit House

Lord of the Rings fanatic Jim Costigan has always wanted his very own Hobbit House, and couldn’t wait any longer, so he took things into his own hands. A New York construction supervisor by day, he spent over 6-years building the energy-efficient living space, complete with a curved shape, green roof, thermal bridge-free construction that provides a tightly insulated shell, as well as triple-pane thermal windows and a heat recovery ventilator. Continue reading for another video, more pictures and additional information.

F1 2021 Cars

An interesting concept vision of how Formula 1 cars might look in 2021 has leaked across social media ahead of the Singapore Grand Prix. Ross Brawn, F1’s managing director of motorsport, leaked the vision for the new look grand prix car in a ‘Tech Talk’ segment put on by race organizers in Singapore this past Wednesday night. Changes include: 18-inch wheels, minimalistic front wings with more aggressively sculpted endplates that extend much higher, and a joined engine cover / rear wing setup. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

McDonalds Chicago Headquarters

Photo credit: Garrett Rowland

This isn’t an Apple Store, just the new McDonalds headquarters in Chicago’s West Loop neighborhood that houses 2,000 employees and the company’s Hamburger University for training employees. Inside, you’ll also find ‘work neighborhoods’, a McCafe, lots of outdoor terrace spaces, and museum-like displays showcasing Happy Meal toys as well as vintage memorabilia. Continue reading for more pictures and information.

80s Airbnb Rental

Love the 80s and want to relive the experience? If so, then “The McFly”, an Airbnb home in Dallas, Texas, just might be your best bet. In addition to a Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles Arcade machine, there’s also a Nintendo Entertainment System with plenty of games to keep you entertained. There’s no shortage of pop culture memorabilia either, and items include: Marty McFly’s hoverboard, a Lamborghini Countach poster, and of course, a classic payphone. Continue reading for more pictures and information.