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Painting by Sandra Chevrier, a Canadian contemporary  pop urban...

Students Who are Too Cool for School (25 pics)

Bites and Stings That Hurt Like Crazy (10 pics)

University of Arizona entomologist Justin Schmidt developed a scale to rank the most painful bites and stings in the world. How did he do this, you ask? Well this madman subjected himself to 150 creatures bites in order to figure out which was the worst, which he accompanied with a blurb and a ranking from 1 to HOLY S#IT THAT’S HORRIBLE (or 4). His pain is most definitely our gain. 1.0 Sweat bee “Light, ephemeral, almost fruity. A tiny spark has singed a single hair on your arm.” 1.2 Fire ant “Sharp, sudden, mildly alarming. Like walking across a shag carpet & reaching for the light switch.” 1.8 Bullhorn acacia ant “A rare, piercing, elevated sort of pain. Someone has fired a staple into your cheek.” 2.0 Bald-faced hornet “Rich, hearty, slightly crunchy. Similar to getting your hand mashed in a revolving door.” 2.0 Yellowjacket “Hot and smoky, almost irreverent. Imagine WC Fields extinguishing a cigar on your tongue.” 2.0 Honey bee “The sensation is lik

Laimonas Smergelis - Arte

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The Urbane House by Hiren Patel Architects

Hiren Patel Architects have designed a home in Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India. Project description This house is based on the ideology of form follows function. It is seen reflected in the sharp lines, which forms the characteristic language of the house. The entrance porch faces north which leads into a double height foyer, that is further connected to the family living and formal drawing room. The bedrooms, multipurpose room, dining room and kitchen open into a central space which is the family living room. The verandah visually connects the family living to the drawing room and serves as a transept between the private space of the family living and the surrounding lawns. The first floor consists of the master and parent’s bedroom as well as a terrace garden and verandah. The use of glass walls facing the east side literally brings the surrounding landscape into the adjoining spaces. The blending of nature with the crisp contemporary form of the