This Wall Clock Changes Shape When You Walk Around It

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Inspired by motion capture techniques used in movies such as Lord Of The Rings and Avatar, designer J.P. Meulendijks has created a wall clock for Plankton, that appears to change shape when looked at from different angles. When you have a closer look, you can see that the numbers on the clock face area made up of little white balls that ‘float’ at different heights. When you move around the clock, for example side to side, the numbers dissolve and transform into different shapes resulting in an optical illusion, and making the clock appear more as a piece of art than a device to tell time. Continue »

Artist Turns Lovable Cartoon Characters Into Terrifying Monsters

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Swedish tattoo artist Dennis Carlsson is responsible for these terrifying reinterpretations of beloved cartoon characters. Painted in Photoshop, he turns lovable characters like Pikachu, Winnie the Pooh, and Totoro into grotesque abominations. These illustrations are truly the stuff of nightmares. Continue »

Minimalist Tattoos By Irina Irchey And Eugenia Vorobej Beautifully Blends Geometry With Nature

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Russia-based artists Irina Irchey and Eugenia Vorobej from “Mama Budet Rugat” studio creates beautiful minimal tattoos. Using their delicate touch, girls duo blends together the graceful figures of nature and geometry, resulting in unique tattoos. Sometimes the artists even infuses the thinly-lined tattoos with vibrant colors which makes them look something like watercolor paintings. Continue »

US Soldiers Used Special Boots During The Vietnam War

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The US Army’s experimental “barefoot boot” was designed to leave the imprint of native feet by Special Forces patrol members. Continue »

These Photos From An Abandoned Doll Factory Will Fuel All Of Your Nightmares

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Urban explorer and photographer Nacho Labrador from Territorio Abandonado decided to explore an abandoned doll factory and he captured some of the creepiest photos you’re ever going to see. Continue »

This German Artist Creates Cartoons And Comic Series About Travel Adventures And Cultural Discoveries

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Mr. Fopa is a comic series about travel adventures and cultural discoveries centred around a friendly and native German artist Katarina Harth, who is fascinated with diverse cultures and places around the world. Accompanied by Max, a cowardly sausage dog that finds exploring the wide world terrifying, but faces his fear to back up his best friend’s adventures. Continue »

Human Living Statues Contest In Buenos Aires

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Hugo Falcon portraying “El Angel Magico” (The Magic Angel) takes part in a human living statues contest in Buenos Aires, Argentina, September 24, 2016. (Photo by Enrique Marcarian/Reuters) Continue »

Artist Covers Walls With Cross-Stitch Floral Patterns In Street Installations

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Set designer and artist Raquel Rodrigo brings the macro details of cross-stitch embroidery to building facades around Madrid. Her colorful installations are prepared beforehand with enlarged cross-stitch techniques utilizing thick string wrapped on wire mesh before each is unrolled and affixed to a surface. The decorative pieces create a fun, pixelated texture that looks completely different close up versus at a distance. Continue »

Polish Fashion Artists Creates Beautiful Felted Animal Scarves

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Polish fashion designers Maja and Celina Debowska have cleverly crafted these felt animal scarves and stoles. While the sisters make a range of cold-weather accessories such as hats and gloves, the critter stoles really steal the show—the level of detail is pretty astounding. Continue »

Dragon Scale Crochet Gloves For When The Winter Comes

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With lots of beautiful colors, crochet dragon scales, and a beautiful crocodile stitch pattern, the fingerless gloves look absolutely stunning. And not only will they make you look like a dragon, but keep you warm too! Well, except your fingers. They’re 100% hand crochet and made with wool, acrylic, and mohair. Are they awesome, or what?! Continue »

Designer Paints Alternative Posters Of Popular Movies Based On Mood In The Films

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UK-based freelance artist Karl Fitzgerald draws inspiration from the mood set in famous films, including Lord of the Rings, Star Wars and Kill Bill, to recreate their posters. The illustrator paints these alternative artworks and sells some of them as screen prints. Continue »

New Stunning Entries Of The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer Of The Year Contest

The 2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year contest is accepting entries in one or all of four categories: Landscape, Environmental Issues, Action and Animal Portraits. The grand-prize winner will receive a 10-day trip for two to the Galápagos with National Geographic Expeditions and two 15-minute image portfolio reviews with National Geographic photo editors.

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Built in complete darkness, a complex city is being constructed. A wild swarm of Honeybees (Apis mellifera) arriving in the spring, is developing natural wax comb formations to support the colony’s future larvae, and food storage. When this colony is at it’s strongest, it will eventually divide. The majority of the bees swarming to a new location with the queen and begin the process of reproducing all over again, thus spreading their genes farther. (Photo and Caption by Sam Morris/2016 National Geographic Nature Photographer of the Year) Continue »

An Eccentric Artist Has Collected Fifty Vintage Cars And Left Them To Rot In A Forest – And Now They’re Worth Over $1 Million

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Former racing driver Michael Fröhlich, from Dusseldorf, Germany, has purposely crashed the cars into trees, buried them in mud and parked them on cliff faces in his estate’s garden in the middle of the German Neanderthal. His collections includes a Jaguar XK120 worth $170,000, a Porsche 356 racer and a Buick worth $17,000. Perhaps his most interesting collectable is a Rolls Royce, with a purposefully misspelt “Buckingham Palace” – replacing the B with an F – emblazoned on the side with a replica of the Queen Elizabeth at the wheel. (Photo by Christoph Hagen/Barcroft Images) Continue »

Fantastic Minimalist Japanese Cruiser 1989 Nissan Neo-X Concept That Was Ahead Of Its Time

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According to Chicago Tribune, November 19, 1989: “Perhaps the two most intriguing designs at the show [Tokyo Motor Show, 1989] were the Nissan Neo-X and Mitsubishi HSR-II, experimental vehicles that provide a glimpse of how personal transporation may evolve in the 21st Century.” Continue »

Amazing Vintage Photographs That Show The Dangers Of Constructing The Empire State Building

The Empire State Building is an iconic office building known as “the Most Famous Skyscraper in the World.” Built during the Depression between 1930 and 1931, the Empire State Building became the world’s tallest office building until 1967. The design of the building changed 16 times during planning and construction, but 3,000 workers completed the building’s construction in record time: one year and 45 days, including Sundays and holidays. The Empire State’s construction work and its workers were a magnet for press and magazine photographers, which is how many iconic images of the construction work were created, like these.

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Sep, 13. 1930. Carl Russell waves to his co-workers on the structural work of the 88th floor of the new Empire State Building. Continue »