‘Dachshund’s Creek’, An Adorable Recreation of ‘Dawson’s Creek’ Using Dachshunds

Filmmaker Michael Immerman recreated a promotional trailer for the 1990s teen drama Dawson’s Creek using dachshunds to create “Dachshund’s Creek.” The video uses promotional voiceover and audio clips from Dawson’s Creek, but replaces the video with footage of dachshunds in wigs and costumes meant to make them look like the characters from the show.

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‘Cat Circles’, The Amazing Phenomenon In Which a Cat Will Always Sit Inside a Circle on the Floor

Cat in Wire Circle

Cat circles“, the amazing phenomenon in which a cat will deliberately sit in a circle on the floor, has been a subject of discussion on a thread on reddit. The original thread, started by admancb featured photos by guremike, who lays out the process very simply with his own cat as the subject.

Empty Tape Circle
Make a circle on the floor

Cat Entering Tape CircleThe cat zeroes in on the circle

Cat in Tape Circle
The cat sits down

Et voilá, a cat circle is made. Here are some other examples from around the world.

Black Cat in Circle

Orange Tabby in Hoop

Calico Tortie Circle

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‘Ocean Atlas’, A Massive Underwater Figure Sculpture in the Bahamas That Doubles as an Artificial Reef

Ocean Atlas by Jason DeCaires Taylor

Ocean Atlas is massive new underwater figure sculpture by artist Jason DeCaires Taylor that was installed in the waters off Nassau, Bahamas earlier in October. The 60-ton concrete sculpture is 16 feet tall. Like Taylor’s other underwater sculptures, it will double as an artificial reef. We previously posted about Urban Reef, Taylor’s underwater house sculptures.

Ocean Atlas by Jason DeCaires Taylor

Ocean Atlas by Jason DeCaires Taylor

Ocean Atlas by Jason DeCaires Taylor

Ocean Atlas by Jason DeCaires Taylor

photos via Jason DeCaires Taylor

via My Modern Metropolis

Hand-Drawn City Maps That Outline Short Tours for Visitors

Hand-Drawn City Maps by Oliver Jeffers
San Francisco. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, written by Jaime Gross.

Between 2009 and 2011, artist Oliver Jeffers created a charming series of hand-drawn city maps for the United Airlines in-flight magazine, Hemispheres. In the series, entitled One City, Five Hours, Jeffers (and writer-collaborators) outline whirlwind tours of San Francisco, Paris, Shanghai, and other world destinations. Earlier this month, Jeffers released a children’s book, Once Upon an Alphabet: Short Stories for All the Letters.

Hand-Drawn City Maps by Oliver Jeffers
Paris. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, written by Paul Tullis.

Hand-Drawn City Maps by Oliver Jeffers
Melbourne. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, written by Claire Davie.

Hand-Drawn City Maps by Oliver Jeffers
Vancouver. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, written by Celeste Moure.

Hand-Drawn City Maps by Oliver Jeffers
Shanghai. Illustrated by Oliver Jeffers, written by Laurie Werner.

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