A Man Annoys His Girlfriend While Shopping With a Relentless Series of Food-Based Puns

Comedian Cian Twomey annoys his girlfriend Emily while shopping with a relentless series of mostly food-based puns. Twomey certainly appears to enjoy his puns a lot more than Emily does.

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Marmalade the Cat Demonstrates Why It’s So Difficult to Enjoy a Meal With a Begging Feline Around

Whatever you have I want some!

Marmalade, of the amusing kitty duo Cole and Marmalade, and his human Chris demonstrate why it’s so difficult to calmly enjoy a meal when there’s a hungry cat incessantly and intrusively begging for human food all of the time. With that in mind, Chris thoughtfully provided a list of which human foods are not good for cats.

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SwimFin, A Shark Fin-Shaped Swimming Aid for Kids

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The SwimFin is a swimming aid that straps onto a child’s back to provide buoyancy and encouragement. Its shark fin shape not only looks cool, but also allows for a full range of arm movement so little swimmers can practice all kinds of strokes unimpeded. SwimFin is available in seven different colors and can be purchased at their website.

It should be worn high on the back, above the centre of gravity. This way it will ‘suspend’ the child in the water – it will not tip a child forward if worn correctly, as can be seen in the photos. A SwimFin should never be used with a baby that cannot control their body yet, and it must NEVER be worn on the front of the body.

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photos via SwimFin

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A Gorgeous Handmade Coin-Operated Arcade Cabinet With a Folding Lid

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Swedish design studio (that also happens to be a single person) Love Hultén has created a gorgeous handmade coin-operated arcade cabinet, dubbed Pixelkabinett 42, with a folding lid. The retro-futuristic cabinet features a planetarium on the front panel and sturdy rocket-shaped feet. Hultén is also selling a total of 50 made-to-order limited versions of the cabinet that are slightly smaller and can be customized.

Pixelkabinett

Pixelkabinett

Pixelkabinett

Pixelkabinett

photos via Love Hultén

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The Grand Jellyfish Chandeliers and Other Aquatic Light Sculptures of the 2015 Vivid Sydney Lights Festival

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Vivid Sydney, an annual spectacular of lights and music, recently released photos from a sneak peak into the festival, including the wonderfully grand “Jellyfish Chandeliers” created by Ample Projects at the Chatswood Mall. Also adding to the wonderful underwater theme are beautiful cuttlefish lights that change colors and a projection of a school of fish onto the floor.

Stepping off the train at Chatswood Interchange, you’ll enter an evocative underwater fantasy with floating water creatures and pulsing colours. From here, Chatswood Mall becomes an immersive, light-filled ‘river’ where glowing creatures are brought to life with lighting (by 32 Hundred Lighting), and projections. LED technology will create cascading waves of colour before an animated aquarium appears in front of you. Further along, at The Concourse – Chatswood’s cultural centre – an environmental fantasy titled The Nautilus and the Sea (by Ample Projects and TDC)reveals itself across the sails of the building.

The event takes place May 22 through June 8, 2015 with different light projects and events taking place all over Sydney.

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Cuttlefish Light

Cuttlefish Lights

The Nautilus and the Sea

Underwater

images via Vivid Sydney

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Puzzled Dog Eventually Figures Out How to Navigate His Giant Stick Through a Narrow Walkway

A beautiful but puzzled dog spends a bit of time trying to figure out how to navigate his giant stick through a narrow walkway that has a railing impeding his path. With encouragement from his human, the dog eventually comes up with a solution that works.

A Comedy Sketch About the Guy Who Listens by Interrupting

Mike Trapp and Brian Murphy star in a CollegeHumor sketch about the guy who listens by interrupting you. Trapp plays “Ronathan,” a believer in “hyperactive listening” sent to fix Murphy’s computer.

Artist Paints the Deck of a Roosevelt Island Pool in a Beautiful Array of Colors Reminiscent of the Setting Sun

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image via Manhattan Park Luxury Apartments

Design firms K&Co and Pliskin Architecture recently commissioned yarn artist Hot Tea (previously) to put his talents towards a pop-up pool installation and renovation for Manhattan Park, an apartment development on Roosevelt Island. Calling the project Asylum, the artist used a beautiful array of bright paint around the deck of the pool in colors that are reminiscent of the setting summer sun. Hot Tea spoke with Brooklyn Street Art about his process for this project.

This piece is inspired by my color field installations that take up both private and public spaces. I love introducing color to spaces that seem neglected or forgotten. …I entitled this piece “Asylum” because the act of creating it pushed my mental and physical endurance so far that I wasn’t sure I could complete the task. When people experience my installations I hope that they will remember the experience far after the moment is gone. My goal for people who are viewing my work is to evoke subconscious feelings one may have forgotten.

Walking Through Colors
photo by Jaime Rojo/Brooklyn Street Art

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photo by Jaime Rojo/Brooklyn Street Art

Asylum Rooftop
image via Hot Tea

Asylum Rooftop
image via Hot Tea

Getting Faded
image via Hot Tea

Asylum
image via Hot Tea

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