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Stunning Digital Female Portraits By Irakli Nadar

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Most people agree that portraits are the most difficult subjects to paint. It’s not easy—especially for a beginner—to look at another person and draw and or paint them as they are in front of you or on a photograph. Irakli Nadar is an up-and-coming portrait artist who was a CG modeller before he chose to get into illustration. Continue »

Impeccably-Dressed Bunny Models The Tiny Dapper Outfits Made By His Human

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PuiPui is one bunny whose style is always on point. With help from his human Mumitan, the Tokyo-based Holland Lop dons dapper outfits and impressive costumes that include driving caps, capes, kimonos, and crowns. Often, his looks are inspired by literary characters or famous figures, such as the iconic Sherlock Holmes or an English Beefeater—all of whom PuiPui imitates with an adorable sense of poise. Continue »

Humorous Photo Manipulations By James Popsys

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James Popsys is a talented photographer based in his native London where he takes composite photographs. James shoots a lot of conceptual and creative photography. Popsys likes pugs, lasagne and maps, and he dislikes photos of people in vintage clothes lying on the floor in the woods looking confused. Continue »

The Emancipation Of Dissonance: Surreal Artworks By Charlie Davoli

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Charlie Davoli is a talented photographer and artist, who was born in Singapore 39 years ago. By a strange twist of fate, at the age of 6 he returns to his father’s homeland in a small town of Salento’s peninsula in Italy. His multiple influences create a singular retro rendering to his settings, between paintings, photography and collages. Continue »

Black Velvet Galaxy Nebula Cake

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“Space cake” usually calls to mind images of shoddily packaged treats in an Amsterdam storefront or a well-intentioned birthday treat gone horribly wrong. But the time has come for you to step your space cake game up, thanks to this dessert work of art called the Black Velvet Nebula Cake. Continue »

Surreal Photo Manipulations By Laurent Rosset Turn Landscapes Into Giant Waves

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Architect and digital artist Laurent Rosset creates sweeping photographic landscapes the seem to curl upward into infinity like an enormous wave that obliterates the sky. Rosset uses much of his own photography to create each image and enjoys discovering how even slight manipulations can vastly change the composition or meaning of a photograph. You can see more of his work on Instagram, and if you liked this also check out Aydin Buyuktas. Continue »

Military Dads Have Tea With Their Daughters In Touching Photo Series

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Lieutenant Navy Officer Andrew Bradstreet and Aliya. © Vanessa Hicks Photography

As a mom and Navy veteran, Vanessa Hicks knows that military family life can be challenging. That’s why she decided to celebrate the bond between military parents and their kids. Continue »

A Restaurant Perched Atop A Mountain Peak

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Basel-based architects Herzog & de Meuron were enlisted by tourism company Toggenburg Bergbahnen to design a restaurant atop Chäserrugg, the easternmost peak of Switzerland’s Churfirsten Massif mountain range. Continue »

Symbiosis Of Retro And Modernity: Russian Car By Bilenkin Vintage

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This may dispel all the stereotypes of the Russian automotive design. New Russian car Bilenkin Vintage which was represented at Dubai International Motor Show 2015, is astonishing with its charm and elegancy. The car body and interior are made in the beautiful retro style, but engine and the technical side are based on BMW 3 Series. Continue »

World’s Longest Tunnel Slide To Open In London This Summer

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Opening in London later this year, is this huge tunnel slide wrapped around the ArcelorMittal Orbit, a sculpture that was designed for the 2012 Olympics. The slide will allow visitors to loop their way through parts of the structure on their way to the ground. The tight corkscrew design of the tunnel slide will have visitors descending 178m (over 583 feet), from the observation level to the ground. Continue »

Beautiful Women Portraits By Marta Bevacqua

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A great photograph? “The atmosphere that moves something inside the viewer, that makes him fly with imagination, feel emotions or think about something.” Continue »

New Entries For The 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year Contest

The National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest is now accepting entries. Harness the power of photography and share your stunning travel experiences from around the globe. Enter your most powerful photos for a chance to become the 2016 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year. Show us photos that tell the story of a place or reveal insights about what inspires you when you travel. The contest ends May 27, 2016.

Eid ul Fitr Prayer
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This is a general view of Eid ul Fitr Prayer at Alamgir Mosque in Varanasi, Uttarpradesh, India. Eid prayers, also known as Salat al-Eid and Salat al-Eidain , is the special prayer offered to commemorate two Islamic festivals.This image depicts the Hindu–Muslim brotherhood exploring the dynamics of communal relations in Varanasi-a holy city of the Hindus. Location: Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, India (Photo and caption by Sirsendu Gayen / National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest) Continue »

Why Is This Little House In The Middle Of The Street In New York?

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American artist Mark Reigelman II has created little house covers for the manholes in New York City. When thinking about what type of installation to create, he started looking around the city and noticed the plastic orange steam tubes, that are placed over manholes to release steam. Continue »

Meet Smoothie, The World’s Most Photogenic Cat

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Type the words “smoothie” and “cat” into Google and you’re sure to find some pretty horrific results. But while a cat smoothie might not be to everybody’s tastes, we can all find something to like about this beautiful British Longhair named Smoothie. Continue »

Venezuelan Crisis Leaves Families With Empty Fridges

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A combination photo shows the contents of peoples fridges in Caracas, Venezuela April 2016. The combination of Venezuela’s sky-rocketing prices and chronic product shortages have left many struggling to put regular food on their tables and maintain a balanced diet. Amid a severe recession and dysfunctional state-run economy, poorer families say they are sometimes skipping meals and relying more on starch foods. According to one recent study, 87 percent of Venezuelans say their income is now insufficient to purchase their food needs. (Photo by Carlos Garcia Rawlins/Reuters) Continue »