OS: Windows 8 (ver 6.2, arch amd64)
Java: 1.7.0_45 (by Oracle Corporation)
Launcher: Minecraft Launcher 1.3.7 (bootstrap 5)
Minecraft: 1.7.4 (updated Mon Dec 16 14:44:19 GMT 2013)
When I made a Creative world for me and my friends to make a TNT cannon on, I placed a piece of redstone and it appeared 'Stretched'. Also a Flower Pot appeared to have 'Floating sides' and Lily Pads appeared 'invisible' (except the hitbox).
MC-3718 Textures and Effects are off when far away from the center of the map