Hyperrealistic animal oil paintings glazed in resin

Hyperrealistic animal oil paintings glazed in resin

Artist Young-sung Kim creates intricate, hyperrealistic paintings of fish and other animals. He uses oil paint, a tiny paintbrush, and a resin glaze to create a realistic effect. The paintings look so real they’re mistaken for photographs.
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Flame nails have been a huge trend for a few months now, but these holographic nail stickers take it to the next level. Missy Elliott even wore them at Essence Fest in July. Alecia Mounixay of @thepaintedkoi on Instagram makes the stickers. They p...
How Dr. Bronner’s soap is made | The Making Of

How Dr. Bronner’s soap is made | The Making Of

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Trick your family this Thanksgiving with this turkey cake

Trick your family this Thanksgiving with this turkey cake

This turkey isn’t what it seems. That’s because it’s not actually a raw bird, but a meticulously decorated cake. Sarah Hardy makes incredible realistic cakes and chocolates by hand. From realistic chocolate fossils to severed head cakes, her work ...
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Gruyère cheese outsells Mozzarella and Emmentaler in Switzerland — here's why

In 2018, over 15,000 tons of Gruyère were sold in Switzerland, making it the most consumed cheese in the country, ahead of mozzarella and Emmentaler. Gruyère cheese is a component of a classic Swiss fondue, along with European dishes like quiche a...
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From coffee cups in Westeros to fake babies: 18 of the biggest TV and movie mistakes

From coffee cups in Westeros to fake babies: 18 of the biggest TV and movie mistakes

From stray coffee cups in Westeros to Bradley Cooper’s fake baby, things don’t always go as planned when filming a TV show or movie. There have been numerous mistakes this past decade that slipped through the cracks and made it onto the big and sm...
This artist creates portraits using thousands of LEGO bricks

This artist creates portraits using thousands of LEGO bricks

Most people have played with LEGOs at some point in their lives, but Andre Veloux took stacking the bricks to the next level. He uses thousands of bricks to create portraits of icons. Here’s how he turns these images into LEGO masterpieces.
NASA astronaut rates space movies based on how realistic they are

NASA astronaut rates space movies based on how realistic they are

Hollywood loves making movies set in outer space. But how does the actual science in these films measure up? Garrett Reisman, a former NASA astronaut and a former director of space operations at SpaceX, reacts to 10 memorable scenes from famous sp...
"Cake Boss" made Carlo's Bakery famous, but the New Jersey bakery was a staple for Italian pastries

"Cake Boss" made Carlo's Bakery famous, but the New Jersey bakery was a staple for Italian pastries

Buddy Valastro is known from the TLC show "Cake Boss," but his small-town bakery, Carlo’s Bakery, has been a staple in Hoboken, New Jersey, since 1910. The bakery is loved for more than its extraordinary cakes, wowing customers with its signature ...
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40 LA restaurants you need to try before you die

40 LA restaurants you need to try before you die

Insider compiled a list of 40 Los Angeles restaurants you need to visit before you die. The list includes institutions like Philippe the Original and highlights up-and-comers like Tacos 1986. Think of this as the quintessential guide to the LA res...
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There's a headband that creates natural, bouncy curls without heat

There's a headband that creates natural, bouncy curls without heat

The Aurora Band creates natural-looking curls without any heat. The headband was created by Aurora Hair Products and transforms your hair into glamorous curls overnight. It costs $19.99 and is available at www.aurorahairproducts.com.
People pay $500 for these custom cannabis-infused meals

People pay $500 for these custom cannabis-infused meals

Chris Sayegh is elevating cannabis-infused food with high-end dining. As The Herbal Chef, he adds the proper dosage of THC into his food, which he claims gives diners a euphoric feeling without feeling too high. Insider producer Joe Avella visited...
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Color-changing furniture pieces are painted by hand

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All the 'Sonic the Hedgehog' design changes they made for the live-action movie

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In April of this year, Paramount released a trailer for their live-action take on SEGA’s Sonic The Hedgehog franchise. Fans hated it. They attempted to make Sonic more “realistic” but ended up creating something fairly disturbing. Due to the backl...
Why you can legally get high in the country's first cannabis café

Why you can legally get high in the country's first cannabis café

Lowell Farms Cannabis Cafe is the first legal cannabis café in America. Located in Los Angeles, it features a food menu as well as a cannabis menu for diners to order and openly consume in the dining area or outdoor patio.
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How New Balance sneakers are made

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New Balance wasn’t always considered the “cool shoe,” as most sneakerheads turned towards Nike or Adidas. However, as of late, more and more people are choosing New Balance sneakers for its comfort and support. Star athletes like Coco Gauff, Kawhi...
Keens is one of New York's oldest steakhouses, but its most famous dish isn't beef

Keens is one of New York's oldest steakhouses, but its most famous dish isn't beef

Keens is one of the oldest steakhouses in New York City, but it’s arguably more famous for a plate that’s not steak. The restaurant serves over 400 orders of its legendary Mutton Chops each week. Insider’s Taryn Varricchio visited the storied stea...
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A stylist creates carnival-inspired hairstyles complete with pony figurines

A stylist creates carnival-inspired hairstyles complete with pony figurines

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How contact lenses are made for movies and TV shows

How contact lenses are made for movies and TV shows

Actors wear contacts to change their color pigment, to look older, create imperfections, or even transform into another species. Eyeworks for Film has worked on "Game of Thrones," "James Bond" movies and "Star Wars."
Here's how pumpkin is eaten around the world

Here's how pumpkin is eaten around the world

Autumn is pumpkin-everything season in the US. But did you know cultures around the world use pumpkins in their cooking year-round? In Armenia, the inside of the pumpkin is stuffed with boiled rice, dried fruit, nuts, and honey for a dish called G...
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You can make a custom candy bar at Hershey's Chocolate World in Pennsylvania

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You can make a custom candy bar at Hershey’s Chocolate World in Hershey, Pennsylvania. The Create Your Own Candy Bar attraction is separate from the rest of the theme park. For about $27, guests select the type of chocolate, ingredients, and filli...
38 incredible pools to swim in before you die

38 incredible pools to swim in before you die

Whether they're beautiful natural pools like Brazil's rainwater sand dunes or fun man-made pools like Singapore's rooftop infinity pool, here are 38 pools to add to your bucket list.