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.
Life & Style blogs
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Greggs Google fail: bakery falls afoul of search engine's algorithms with 'unofficial' logo
Anal sex study reveals climate of 'coercion'
Is this the end of apps? New research says a third of us don't bother to download
Isis threat: Cameron wants an alliance with Iran
Crisis? What crisis? A visiting US doctor gives the NHS a rave review
Ukip MEP calls for reintroduction of death penalty on fiftieth anniversary of last deaths
Russell Brand calls for Israel boycott: Comedian urges big businesses that 'facilitate the oppression of people in Gaza' to pull funding
Michael Brown shooting: Chaos erupts on the streets of Ferguson after autopsy shows teenager was shot six times – twice in the head
World peace? These are the only 11 countries in the world that are actually free from conflict
- 1 Three of Pope Francis' relatives die in Argentina car crash, including two young great-nephews
- 2 Michael Brown shooting: Amnesty International sends team within US for first time as National Guard deployed
- 3 Here’s the damning letter Robin Williams wrote to his Mrs Doubtfire co-star's principal after they expelled her
- 4 Ferguson protests: 90-year-old Holocaust survivor Hedy Epstein ‘arrested’ by police during St Louis demonstrations
- 5 Cilla Black defends Cliff Richard: 'I am positive that the allegations are without foundation'
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