1. Gaudi’s house, Casa Vicens, opens to the public for the first time in 130 years

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Built between 1883 and 1885, Casa Vicens is the very first home designed by Catalan architect Antoni Gaudí. During most of the Barcelona home’s 130-year-old history it served as a private residence, but thanks to a 2014 purchase by a bank in Andorra and a massive two-year renovation, the 19th-century building will reopen as a cultural centre this October.

 

 

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2. These Miniature hand soaps 

Marie Gardeski and David Birkey of Imaginary Animal have created a set of miniature novelty hand-shaped soaps that come in different colours and styles – they’re so tiny, eight of them literally fit in the palm of your hand.

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3. Abandoned jail and wedding chapel

A tiny, abandoned building has “Jail and Wedding Chapel” painted on its front in old-styling lettering as a modern-day roadside photo-op in North Carolina. Very Marfa, Texas.

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4. Art history comes to modern life

Artist Alexey Kondakov takes people from classic paintings and inserts them seamlessly into contemporary photographs, and it works so well!

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5. Brushstroke cakes

Moscow-based bakery Kalabasa have been setting off a new trend over on Instagram. Using chocolate or icing as their chosen medium the Kalabasa bakery turns normal looking cakes into works of art before airbrushing them into a variety of tones.

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6. Jack Nicholson, sitting, smoking

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7. A cool shirt for cowgirls

Embroidered shirt

 

 

The Japanese lady obssesed with strawberries

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