Stuff I Learned From Video Games

Mario and Bowser in Mario Series

Whoever said that you can’t learn important life lessons through video games hasn’t seen this adorable new set by artist PaperBeatsScissors. Aptly titled “Stuff I Learned From Video Games,” they are cute illustrations that feature characters we all know and love like Mario, Pikachu and Sonic. My favorite life takeaway?: “Family is family, no matter what.”


Sonic and Tails in Sonic the Hedgehog


Samus in Metroid Series


Kirby and King Dedede in Kirby series


Little Mac in Punch-Out!!


Mega Man and Zero in Mega Man Series


Ash and Pikachu in Pokemon


Captain Falcon in F-Zero


White Bomber in Bomberman


PaperBeatsScissors on DeviantArt



January 20, 2017

Floating Cabin Lets Nature-Lovers Sleep in the Treetops of Sweden

If you’ve ever dreamed of cuddling up in a contemporary treehouse, the 7th Room Treehotel may be your new favorite getaway. Designed by Snøhetta—a design office that dabbles in landscaping, architecture, interiors, and brand design—the floating bungalow is tucked away in Northern Sweden and perfectly positioned for a sweeping view of the Northern Lights. The 7th Room is elevated by twelve 10-meter stilts and is beautifully built around the towering trunk of a pine tree.

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January 20, 2017

19 Most Creative Water Fountains From Around the World

Water fountains have a long place in our history. Dating back to the Ancient Roman times, these reservoirs were first designed with a purely practical purpose—for holding precious drinking water and bathing. These early fountains were uncovered, free standing, and placed along the street for public consumption. (Wealthier folks also had them in their homes.)

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