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15-Year-Old Artist Creates Incredible Animal Drawings From Memory

Some child prodigies leave you breathless when you see their talent. The Serbian Dusan Krtolica is such an example, as he has been drawing since he was 2 years old and his talent only grew more impressive over the years. Now, at 17 years old he emerged into a true artist and his intricate drawings representing the animal kingdom have earned him a large fanbase on the Internet and not only. Dusan prefers to work in pencil or black pen and his works represent anatomically correct animals and plants with a very keen eye for each small detail. (more…)

These Tiny Home And Shed Prefab Units Starts At $10,400

If your family is growing this year or you are simply in need of more space, there is no need in buying a larger house when you can extend the existing one.
Adding extra space is much easier than you think, with the use of prefab units that can be delivered right to your door.
Melwood Cabanas & Garden Rooms is a Sydney-based company that builds custom made units that can be used as guesthouses, storage space, and even tiny home offices. (more…)

Over 83,500 Vintage Sewing Patterns Are Now Available Online

Good sewing patterns are not easy to find, but the Internet is a great resource when you are in search of something very specific. Now you can have access to a great online collection of vintage sewing patterns, some that are even 25 years old. (more…)

5 out of 6 winter boots fail slip test on ice, Marketplace finds

When searching for the perfect winter boots, some essential criteria need to be met: comfiness, warmness, and the ability to prevent you from slipping on ice.

Marketplace has recently performed a series of tests on different brands of boots to find out if they can prevent accidents from happening on icy pavements, and the results are not great. (more…)

They Started With 3 Off-Grid Tiny Houses And Now They Have Hundreds

Off-the-grid living is still very popular, especially in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic which made a lot of people reconsider their lifestyle and move to the countryside. Besides lower living costs, off-the-grid houses can also offer more intimacy and a more peaceful living, away from the rush of big city life. (more…)

Intricately Hard-Carved Wooden Spoons Pay Homage to Nature with Decorative Handles

Giles Newman is a talented artist who started his career as a graphic designer and slowly became interested in fine art.
Newman started doing spoon carvings with intricate designs, with the help of an ancient technique, using an ax and a knife. (more…)

Largest Farm to Grow Crops Under Solar Panels Proves to Be a Bumper Crop for Agrivoltaic Land Use

Agrivoltaics is the co-location of solar power and agricultural production. It is not a new idea, but is not in widespread use.

Agrivoltaics is a relatively new field with infinite potential: it is the agricultural practice that uses solar power at its best. Studies observed that plants tend to have a more efficient growing cycle when planted under arrays of solar panels, and the panels produce more electricity as well. (more…)

Sound-Absorbing Wall Tiles Made From Colorful Hexagonal “Wood Wool”

Contemporary design is all about finding unconventional materials that are then turned into decor elements. If the process of doing this is a sustainable one, then even better.
Form Us With Love is a design studio that created the nicest wall ties, made from a new type of material called wood wool. (more…)

Scientists Discover Water Buffaloes Covered In Frogs – A Never Before Seen Mutual-Benefit Relationship

At first glance, they seem an unlikely pair: the massive, horned water buffalo that grazes along the Black Sea coast, and the tiny marsh frog.

After the accidental discovery of an Anatolian water buffalo covered in hitchhiking amphibians, however, researchers now say the two may have a relationship of biological importance. (more…)

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