Tree in Jars Illusion (6 pics)


I love the originality of this installation by New York-based artist Naoko Ito. After sawing a tree branch into small pieces, she places the individual pieces into different sized jars. Once complete, she stacks up all the jars to recreate the orignal form of the branch, giving us the illusion that it’s still in one piece.

Naoko Ito’s website



January 19, 2017

Adorable Red Panda Cub Can’t Stop Hugging Toy That Looks Just Like Her

As if Maiya—a recovering red panda cub living at the Taronga Zoo in Sydney, Australia—wasn’t already completely adorable, the bright-eyed and bushy-tailed 2-month-old has recently been photographed with a cuddly new companion: a same-species stuffed animal. In November, Amala, a beloved red panda at the zoo, gave birth to Maiya. At first, the little one was happy and healthy. Not long ago, however, she was traumatically injured while being carried in her mother’s mouth.

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