An urn that turns into a tree after you die, quirky illustrations: top StumbleUpon sites
Saturday 28 May 2011
A look at the top-rated sites on website discovery service StumbleUpon, recorded on May 27.
1. Crazy Illustrations By Chow Hon Lam | Pokkisam blog
A selection of humorous illustrations created by Malaysian-based T-shirt designer and illustrator Chow Hon Lam.
2. Don't mind me, just building my house
Time-lapse photos of two birds creating a nest on the side of a window seal.
3. Jamie Beck e Kevin Burg - Cinemagraphs
A collaboration between New York fashion photographer Jamie Beck and motion graphic artist Kevin Burg that results in a series of surreal "cinemagraphs" - animated gifs that blur the boundaries of still photographs and cinematography.
4. This Awesome Urn Will Turn You into a Tree After You Die...
A biodegradable urn created by Spanish designer Martin Azua that turns your remains into a tree. The Bios Urn is made from coconut shell, compacted peat and cellulose and contains personally selected plant seeds.
5. Books of Adam: Never Be My Friend
Illustrations drawn by Portland-based artist and writer Adam Ellis inspired by photos found on his friends' Facebook pages.
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- 2 Kate Moss: Previously unpublished nude photo revealed by Mert and Marcus
- 3 Indian woman creates 'Marriage CV' after parents put her on dating site: 'Definitely not marriage material. Won’t grow long hair, ever'
- 4 World Book Day: Boy 'excluded' from school after dressing up as Fifty Shades' Christian Grey
- 5 Bad Jews poster 'censored' on London Tube
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