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Brazilian Artist Uses The Used Tires That People Throw In The Streets To Create Beds For Animals

They say that no beauty shines brighter than that of a good heart. After all, good deeds always pay off!  Amarildo Silva is certainly one with a good heart, as the young Brazilian craftsman has already dedicated one year and six months giving comfort and joy to animals. He turns old tires into comfortable and decorated beds and the good news is that he is not willing to stop. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image…

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Woman Forced to Remove Dying Tree, Turns It Into Tiny Library Instead

When city workers of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho told Sharalee Armitage Howard they would have to remove a huge 110-year-old tree from her front yard, she was saddened. Determined to preserve whatever she could of the beautiful tree, she decided to turn the tree’s trunk into a free neighbourhood library with the help of the nonprofit organization, Little Free Library. With over 75,000 ‘Little Free Libraries’ in 88 countries, it’s possible you’ve seen these (though not as elaborate) in your own neighbourhood! According to Sharalee, the old cottonwood tree was starting…

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Very cool handmade jukebox uses a card reader to play music

We can all appreciate a handmade gift, but this is on another level. Designer Chris Patty was challenged by his family to create something that wasn’t store-bought, and so he made a nifty jukebox for his dad this Christmas. SEE ALSO: 5 surefire ways to find the name of that song It’s no regular jukebox, obviously: To play songs, you pick a card — which features a song title and the artist it’s by — and swipe it in the slot on the box. Patty posted a video of the…

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DIY Super Sized 122-Inch Flying Paper (Polystyrene) Airplane

Check out this awesome DIY project using polystyrene to create a ‘super sized’ version of the classic paper airplane design. Built by YouTuber The Q, this version measured 310 cm (122 in.) in length. The longest flight achieved was about 100 meters (328 ft). Read more: https://twistedsifter.com/videos/diy-giant-paper-airplane/

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Exploding Model Star Wars Ships Using Cotton Balls and LEDs

@plasticstarwars on Instagram Star Wars collector and amateur model maker @plasticstarwars found a creative way to make ‘exploding’ ships using cotton balls, LEDs and even some fibre optic lights for ‘sparks’. The Singapore-based model maker says his favourite model kits are made by Bandai and Deagostini and his Instagram page is filled with amazing custom paint jobs and landscapes. [via reddit] @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram @plasticstarwars on Instagram Read more:…

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Cheap Cosplay Guy Strikes Again With Low-Cost Costumes, And Results Are Hilariously On Point (20+ Pics)

It’s time again for some amazing “Lowcost Cosplay”. Bored Panda already wrote about Thai cosplay enthusiast Anucha “Cha” Saengchart (here), who keeps on surprising his fans with new awesome “designs”. Cosplay fans know, that this hobby is not a cheap one, so ideas from the “Lowcost Cosplay” project might come in handy for many aspiring and professional cosplayers. Take a look at some of his newest costumes from bananas, pens, bubble wrap and even underwear! Which one did you like the best? Let us know.

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Figure Out Where You Are With Nothing But a Watch and Protractor

In a recent episode of MacGyver, Angus (yes, that's his first name) finds his location in the desert using only a string, a protractor, and a watch. Is this actually possible? Basically, yes. (At least that's what I told the show-runners as the technical consultant for the show.) But you can do this, too. So now, for your super basic introduction to navigating the world. And don't worry—this won't be a full blown semester course on navigation, it's just the basics. Longitude If you want to find out where you…

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Guy Converts Old Ambulance He Bought Off eBay and Starts Driving South

Photograph by @vanlife_ian_down_travels on Instagram Late last year Ian Dow took a leap of faith and bought an old ambulance from Missouri on eBay for US$2,800. After driving it over 2,000 KM back to his home in Cali, he immediately began to convert it into what he called his, ‘adventure/travel machine and tiny home’. After six months of salvaging, building and tinkering he was ready for adventure with his new home, nicknamed ‘El Salvador’, and his best friend and dog, ‘Dino’. Photograph by @vanlife_ian_down_travels on Instagram Photograph by @vanlife_ian_down_travels on…

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This Lego tape turns anything into a Lego-friendly surfaceand it’s ridiculously cheap

Lego compatible tape is such a great idea, we’re amazed it’s not an official Lego product already. Nimuno’s Lego tape is an adhesive plastic strip with Lego bumps on one side. It allows you to turn anything into a Lego compatible surface, from walls to toys to your own body. This video shows the product in action. The tape is being crowdfunded on Indiegogo, where you can order a couple of rolls for $11. Nimunoalready reached its original goal with a month to go,so this toy is clearly as popular…

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