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Even The Mailboxes In Japan Are Strangely Beautiful

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Mailboxes aren’t what you’d typically consider as artworks, but in Japan they kinda are. Japanese mailboxes have been made more colourful with images of mascots, animals, and references to local culture. Continue »

Children From A Remote Village In China Have To Take A Dangerous Path To Get To School

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These children from Atule’er village in China put their lives in danger every day when they are going to school. To get there, they have to climb up the side of a mountain on a vertical ladder that is unsafely attached to the steep cliff. Continue »

Fantastical New Worlds Created From Realistic Landscapes By Catherine Nelson

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The beautiful fictional worlds by Catherine Nelson are made by combining her wonderful mixed skills originating from the art education in painting received at the College of Fine Arts in Sydney and digit photography. Catherine produced a specific photographic technique by connecting many images in a photo series, and creating circular photos that embrace lovely flora and fauna in imaginary new worlds. These digital photos were presented in the exhibition series named ‘Future Memories’, ‘Nuit Americaine’, ‘Danube’ and ‘Other Worlds’. Continue »

Disturbingly Beautiful (Almost Dirty) Images Of Human Anatomy From The 1700s (NSFW)

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Jacques Fabien Gautier was a printmaker, painter, anatomist and philosopher who is now best remembered for his often lurid anatomical illustrations. Born in Marseilles in 1716, Gautier began his career as a painter before moving onto printmaking where he developed an interest in the techniques of color printmaking which were then being pioneered by Jacob Christoph Le Blon (1667-1741). Gautier posited the theory colored prints could be created in much the same way as colored patterns were woven into cloth. Continue »

Amusing Satirical Illustrations That Echo Our Behavior On Social Media

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British illustrator Joe Stone (previously) has launched an entertaining collection of comics that aptly depict our behavior on social media. His satirical drawings poke fun at our foolish addiction to Facebook, our true face of emotion when typing messages and the irony of being connected to the world yet feeling alone. Continue »

Cute As A Button Crochet Cowls

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Aren’t these adorable? If you love to working on handicrafts, crocheting is one of those crafts that you can feel very productive. You can create a lot of cute stuff out of crocheting – including these darling cowls. A cowl is perfect during winter, and you could make one for the kids and have them looking so swag. It is a like a hoodie without the jacket or anything below it, but just a headpieces that will protect the head from the breeze of the cold weather. Its a great piece of clothing that lets the kids run around in the cool evenings without the dew of the evening to get them chilled, wearing this is just ideal. Continue »

This Artist Has Created The Most Badass Looking Stationary Inspired By Horror Movies

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These gruesome, yet brilliant sheets of paper, envelopes and cards were created by Jacques Pense, a creative director of Jung von Matt AG agency, for Germany’s 13th Street television. The three hole-punch through the eyeball is priceless. Continue »

Men-Ups! Men Photographed In Stereotypical Pin-Up Poses

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“Men-ups!” is a humorous project by photographer Rion Sabean featuring men doing pin-up-style poses. It’s interesting how much more absurd some poses instantly look when they’re being done by men. Continue »

Tales From The Thousand Lakes: Stockholm’s Colourful Metro Stations

Beneath the Swedish capital lies an intricate web of underground train lines. More than 90 of the 100 stations in the 110km tunnel system, sometimes referred to as “the world’s longest art gallery”, have been decorated with paintings, installations, mosaics and sculptures by 150 artists since the 1950s. After spending a couple of weeks exploring arctic Norway and Sweden, London-based travel photographer Conor MacNeill headed underground to capture images of the metro stations.

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Painted blue vines climbing up a white cave in the T-Centralen station. (Photo by Conor MacNeill/The Observer) Continue »

The Kids Are Not Alright: Hollow Children By Björn Griesbach

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German illustrator Björn Griesbach knows how to give you haunting dreams. One of his more recent series, “Hollow Children,” features grinning children with dark smudged faces that, to be honest, are pretty terrifying. Griesbach primarily works on commissioned illustration projects for novels and other literature but also finds time for personal projects when he can. Continue »

This Guy Runs The Most Controversial Instagram Account

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A word of warning, this story isn’t for the faint-heated among you! Marc Clancy runs arguably one of the most horrifying accounts on Instagram under the username of Powdah. Clancy is a self taught make up artist who uses his gift to make grotesque and equally awesome optical illusions. The Melbourne artist uses everyday materials, such as wool and latex, to create his eerily realistic effects. Continue »

An Artist Beautifully Illustrates The Bright Moments In Our Life

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Set of colorful illustrations by Nguyen Bao Tin, an artist from Vietnam. Continue »

Pictures Taken At The Right Angle That Will Blow You Away

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This series of photos is called the “Coincidence Project” by Denis Cherim, a London-based photographer. He uses perfect timing and angle alignment to show a new perspective of ordinary things around us. Continue »

A Star Wars Fan Knows Better How To Spend His Tax Return

Standup comedian James Calabrese who’s also a super fan of “Star Wars” got his tax return on bills and savings accounts and knew better how to spend it. And what better way to do it than to make a glamour photo shoot with the original “Star Wars” cast.

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Here he is with Carrie Fisher (Princess Leia) reenacting the death of Jabba. Continue »

What Would Animals Say If They Could Speak?

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All of us have already wondered what animals think and what they would say to us if they could talk. Jimmy Craig tried to answer this question with these amusing comics which are part of a series called “They Can Talk.” Continue »