Artist Creates 16 Types Of Designer Packaging For Food Products To Show The Absurdity Of Brands

We’re all familiar with brands like Prada, Apple and Chanel. To most people, those brands carry a sense of luxury, quality, and refinement. There are also those who believe that such companies stand for decadence, mindless spending, and overpriced items. Perhaps driven by these conflicting opinions Israeli artist Peddy Mergui created a series of works where he imagined how would certain food products look like if they were packaged by famous brands. The project is called Wheat is Wheat is Wheat and explores the idea of how brand packaging changes our perception. After all, the food inside is still the same. “The exhibition explores the dynamic and often blurred ethical boundaries of design within consumer culture”. That’s how the artist …

This Cat Was Locked Up In Solitary Confinement For Letting The Other Shelter Cats Out

We all know that cats can be complete troublemakers. Sometimes they leave “gifts” on the carpet, sometimes they completely destroy our favorite couch. But then there are naughty cats of a completely different caliber. One such cat is Quilty, a rescue kitty currently housed at Friends For Life Animal Rescue and Adoption Organization in Houston. Turns out, this cat possesses a unique set of skills. And they all earned this feline a nickname… jailbreaker! Quilty is, apparently, an unstoppable force and caused the shelter a bit of trouble by letting all the other cats out of the senior room to roam loose around the facility. This cat named Quilty recently caused plenty of trouble at a local shelter by letting …

30 Times Things Were Completely Transformed By Powerwashing

And what gets grimier than the things that get left outside? Faced to deal with the elements – the rain, the mud, the smog and pollution – many of these objects seemed beyond rescue, doomed to decay in a fetid morass of crud and muck. Don’t believe us? Check it out for yourself below, and let us know your thoughts in the comments! This post may include affiliate links. #1 This Woman Uses The Power Washer She Got As A Birthday Gift To Unleash Her Creative Potential For more insight about the joys of powerwashing, why not hear from the man himself? That’s right, we here at Bored Panda have been speaking to The Powerwash Man, Dublin’s very own guardian …

Woman Uses Photo Of Her Dog To Show How Rape Is Not The Womans Fault

Dog pics go viral all the time – people simply love all things canine. This one, however, was as poignant as it was adorable. Tennessee pastry chef Bree Wiseman uploaded a pic of her dog sitting obediently next to his favorite food and used it to make a powerful statement about victim-blaming, something that is sadly still rife in modern society. “To the people that say women get raped due to the way they are dressed,” she wrote, “This is my dog.” “His favorite food is steak. He is eye level with my plate. He won’t get any closer because I told him no. If a dog is better behaved than you are, you need to reevaluate your life. Feel …

NASA Shares A Picture Of The Sun That Looks Like It Celebrates Halloween Already

Science is awesome. Period. Not only has science pushed (and continues to do so) humanity forward to achieve new heights, but it has also become its key to unraveling the secrets of the universe. NASA—the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, or more conventionally speaking, the people who explore space and show us cool stuff about it—has recently posted a picture of the Sun on their official social media accounts. However, this is no ordinary glimpse into the giant ball of fire in the sky, no. Nasa’s recent post of the Sun is oddly reminiscent of an evil jack o’lantern Image credits: The SDO is an ongoing NASA mission launched in 2010 as part of the Living With A Star program. …

The Japanese Take Halloween To A New Level By Celebrating It With Every-Day Situation Costumes (28 Pics)

Have you ever found yourself in a situation where you want to dress up for an office Halloween party, but really hate the idea of spending the whole day dressed in a flamboyant and uncomfortable costume?  Well, the Japanese have found a solution to this awkward situation. In 2014, they started a subculture called Jimi Halloween (地味ハロウィン) which roughly translates to “mundane Halloween.” The idea behind it is as mundane as it sounds—people dress up in a costume that tells a boring story and involves plain and regular clothes.The whole thing was started by a small group of adults at Daily Portal Z who “kind of wanted to participate in the festivities of Halloween, but were too embarrassed to go all …

Woman Crashes Into Drunk Drivers Car, Preventing A Couple With Baby From Being Hit

Recently, a heartstopping video showing a couple and their baby being just seconds away from death went viral. Shared by The Phoenix Police Department, the footage shows the miraculous escape the family made when one woman blocked the drunk driver’s car from running them over. The chilling crash took place around 10 p.m. and was captured by the traffic camera. A woman named Shannon Vivar was recently hailed a hero after preventing a drunk driver from hitting pedestrians The woman who happened to be in the right place at the right time is 27-year-old Shannon Vivar. That night, Shannon, her mother Shirley, and Shannon’s 3-year-old child were driving back home from Walmart, when suddenly Shirley screamed in shock. The woman …

Blake Lively Trolls Ryan Reynolds For His Birthday With A Post That Is Both Sweet And Silly

Case in point, renowned actress and mother of three children Blake Lively wished her husband of 7 years Ryan Reynolds (aka Deadpool, aka Green Lantern, however much he may deny it) a very happy 43rd birthday by posting a humorous photo of the two of them together. The photo shows Lively’s finger in Reynolds’ nose, and we love how genuine the shot is. Ryan Reynolds and Blake Lively are considered one of the cutest Hollywood couples out there Image credits: They are known for having the kind of banter with each other that is just adorable blakelively Image credits: Lively’s photo of her and Reynolds took the internet by storm, getting over 3.2 million likes and over 11,500 comments on …

Mother Shares Photos Of Her Oldest Son, Showing What Heroin And Meth Addiction Can Do In 7 Months

Addiction ruins lives. Those of the addicted, as well as those of their loved ones. Fortunately, however difficult life might get, there are people out there who care about us and do their darndest to help us in our hour of need. Jennifer Salfen-Tracy turned to Facebook to share with everyone how her oldest son Cody Bishop, who is suffering from heroin and meth addiction, is doing. According to his mom, Cody is homeless and she hasn’t heard from him in weeks. The photos she shared of him are shocking, especially when you realize that they’re only 7 months apart. Cody’s mom wants her son to come back home and get clean Cody’s mom, who is from Missouri, hopes that …

Guy Tries To Pay Back Girl $1, Turns Into A Back-And-Forth That Ends Up With Them Married With 3 Kids

A single dollar is worth much more than most people give it credit. It has the power to unite people. To bring them hope. To completely change their future. And, yes, it also has the power to buy a pack of chewing gum. For Reddit user Jason W., who goes by the moniker Jfreak7, a 1 dollar bill isn’t just a dollar bill: it’s the key that opened the door to a bright, happy, and wholesome future. According to the Redditor, a dollar bill was responsible for him having a wife, 3 kids, and his entire future. This is a story that will warm your heart on this chilly autumn day, so read on, preferably with a cup of hot …

My Daughter Researched That A Sphynx Is The Best Cat For Our Family And Although I Was Hesitant At First, She Was Right

Rosie, Poppy, and Ollie have truly changed my family’s entire life, and we are beyond thankful for them. Rosie’s story starts about 3 years ago when my oldest daughter (who was 9 at the time) had been asking for a cat to join our family. Our family cat (a tuxedo rescue girl) of 15 years had passed away earlier in the year, and she had been asking pretty frequently since then. My daughter had been diagnosed with Sensory Processing Disorder when she was younger, and it affects all aspects of her life daily. Around the time she was 7, we rescued an older golden retriever (Lucy), and we thought that would help her with her daily struggles. Lucy is like …

Mom Tells Kids They Need To Stay Still To Charge Glow-In-The-Dark PJs

If we had a nickel for every time our parents white-lied to us, we’d probably be millionaires by now. Folks make their kids believe all kinds of tales – some of which we realized were lies only when we grew up. This ingenious mom from Poughkeepsie, New York recently went viral for the hilarious white lie she told her children when she was struggling (just like the other 99.99% parents) to put them to bed. This mom told her hyped up kids they need to lie still to ‘charge’ their glow-in-the-dark PJs Image credits: Image credits: Jessica D’Entremont Sensory processing disorder defines a condition in which the person’s brain has trouble receiving and responding to information that comes in through …

Woman Reveals 22 Features You Need To Have To Be A Top 100 Influencer, Turns Herself Into One

Instagram vs. Reality has been a hot topic lately. With so many people working their butts off trying to make it as influencers, it’s fairly common that some of them seek a competitive edge by altering their appearances. Gotta reach that wider audience. However, what are the dominating social media beauty standards these wannabes are trying so desperately to reach? Well, blogger Cassey Ho might have the answer to this question. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates blogilates Watch the video below to see exactly how Cassey did it Image credits:

Womans Neighbor Wouldnt Throw Away Their Pizza Box, So She Made The Best Out Of The Smelly Situation

Queenlaqueffa‘s neigbor wouldn’t throw away their pizza box for at least 10 days, so she summoned her artistic powers and transformed it into a contemporary art installation. Adding a humorous piece next to the trash, she also shamed the neighbor in a way even they couldn’t get angry at. Image credits: Image credits: Image credits: People had a lot to say about this

Artist Makes Porcelain Weapons To Explore What It Means To Be A Woman

Helena Hauss is a 29-year-old French artist who was “bored and raised” in Paris, where she currently resides. While mostly known for her extremely detailed ball-point pen drawings, Hauss has recently branched out into the world of sculptures. In an interview with Bored Panda, Helena detailed her decision to switch media. “There were some things inside me I wanted to express which I felt I couldn’t do with just a drawing, I wanted to go beyond that. I needed to create an actual object that would say it all once you saw it,” she explained. “Something allegoric, a metaphor where people could go, “Here. This is exactly how I’ve been feeling all this time”. Artist Helena Hauss created these sculptures …