Giant Book Maze is Author’s Unique Fingerprint

This recently completed installation, by Brazilian artists Marcos Saboya and Gualter Pupo, gives the phrase “getting lost in a good book” a whole new meaning. A few weeks ago, we told you about a huge maze being made with 250,000 books. From today until August 26, aMAZEme is now being shown at the Southbank Centre in London. Inspired by the writer and educator Jorge Luis Borges, the maze forms the shape of Borges' unique fingerprint. As Borges once said, “I have always imagined that paradise will be a kind of library.”

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December 2, 2016

3-Year-Old Boy Forms Adorable Friendship With Foster Family’s Dog

If you ever need proof that dog is man’s best friend, look no further than Instagram. The social media site has no shortage of picture-perfect pups, as many doting dog owners share snapshots of life with their four-legged friends. While some go on adventures together and others dress alike, Reagan the labradoodle and “Little Buddy”—his family’s foster child—do both. Reagan was adopted by Oregon resident Sandi Swiridoff when he was just 11 months old.

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December 1, 2016

Quirky Matchbox Greeting Cards Open to Reveal Cute Illustrated Messages

The handmade products crafted by Shop3xu combine meaningful messages with delightful pictures. What makes the Vietnam-based Etsy shop’s well-wishes especially unique is how they’re inscribed—not on typical cardstock or glossy paper, but on upcycled matchboxes. Combining the company’s love of greeting cards, gift boxes, and miniatures, each matchbox card features felicitations accompanied by two tiny, hand-drawn illustrations: one on its cover, and one nestled inside.

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