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A Photographer Has Captured The Hilarious Expressions Pulled By Dogs As They Go For A Run

From popping eyes to lolling tongues, Nick Ridley from Aylesbury in Buckinghamshire has managed to perfectly pause the pooches in time as they pull a host of funny faces in the great outdoors. The 56-year-old uses a fast shutter speed and lies on the ground snapping away as the dogs run towards him in order to get the perfect shot! Continue »

A Creative Dad Brings Family-Favourite Cartoon Characters To Life By Putting Them Into Hilarious Situations

You would be forgiven for thinking that the following images are created using Photoshop – but complete with real fire and coffee splashes, Mitchel Wuís images are all shot in real-time. Using plastic toy characters from family-favourite films such as Toy Story, Star Wars, ET and The Muppets, the California-based photographer puts the plastic characters into surreal situations Continue »

Can You Guess Who Is Kissing In These Pics: Real Couples Or Friends?

When photographer Ben Lamberty was walking down the street last summer, he saw a couple kissing and took a spontaneous picture of them. He liked the shot so much he decided to make a series of similar photos. Ben asked his friends to pose as models for his project. Continue »

New York Architects Plan Enormous Skyscraper Hanging From An Asteroid In Space

A New York architecture firm Clouds Architecture Office is proposing a design for the world’s tallest building Analemma Tower, which would hang down from the sky suspended by air cables attached to an asteroid. Continue »

Guardian Readers’ Travel Photography Competition: March 2017


“Wandering along London’s South Bank at dusk in mid-winter, I was drawn to this scene by the colours and symmetry”. (Photo by Alison Savvides/The Guardian) Continue »

A Completely Fascinating Collection Of Historical Photos

Prepare to be fascinated! Continue »

City Signs In Russia’s Yekaterinburg Turn Into ‘Captchas’ By The Street Artists

Future, as described by cyberpunk classics, keeps taking a more tangible form. Robots have already become an integral part of industrial process and of contemporary existence, and their numbers grow by the year. Continue »

Japanese Photographer Captures Very Sad Stray Cats And Their Games

A Japanese photographer who goes by Nyan Kichi has made friends with a colony of feral cats. He’s found that the cats particularly love to play in an area where the street has a lot of drain holes. They don’t seem to enjoy Nyan Kichi’s attempts at a gentle game of Whack-a-Mole, but they don’t mind having their pictures taken at all. Continue »

Bizarre Hospital Images From A Very Strange Cache Of Japanese Stock Photos

There’s a website called Sukima Nurse that offers pictures of a Japanese nurse holding unusual objects in a hospital and similar locales. The pictures fall generally into the stock photo category, although with a very, very narrow focus.

Japanese nurse blowing through a conch shell:

It’s difficult to imagine anyone having any reason to use a picture of a Japanese nurse blowing through a conch shell, but that is the very thing that makes the pictures so hilarious. Continue »

Daughter Brings To Life Her Dad’s Dream For A Caravan, Taken From Plans Found In His Secret Wartime Diaries During His Time As A Japanese Prisoner Of WWII

WWII POW Reg Newman dreamed of returning to the UK and building the luxury 1930s caravan he’d designed. While incarcerated at a prison camp in Borneo, he made meticulously illustrated designs for the holiday home. When he was released after three years and five months, he was too traumatised to get his caravan made. His daughter, Jan Fursier, found plans and asked Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces to bring her dad’s dream to life. Continue »

These Russian Social Media Profile Pictures Will Blow Your Mind With Photoshop Magic

Behold, the most magical social media profiles of Russia! Feast your eyes on the mermaids, unicorns, six-arm men, and angels living their wildest fantasies online. Whatever you’re into, these profiles are proof you can find like-minded people online. These gems were mined from the Russian social network Odnoklassniki, which means “Schoolmates”. Odnoklassniki is a popular network for old friend and classmates to stay in touch. It’s basically local Facebook for Russia and former Soviet Republics. Continue »

Tanks – The Fallen Giants Of The World War I

A British tank which has crashed into a tree, near Cambrai, Franc, 1917:

Getty Images

The development of tanks in World War I was a response to the stalemate that had developed on the Western Front. Although vehicles that incorporated the basic principles of the tank (armour, firepower, and all-terrain mobility) had been projected in the decade or so before the War, it was the heavy casualties sustained in the first few months of hostilities that stimulated development. Research took place in both Great Britain and France, with Germany only belatedly following the Allies’ lead. Continue »

Steer Clear: A Collection Of Sketchy Looking Vans

Vans were once seen as the coolest vehicles on the planet by those groovy guys (mostly) and (a few) gals who thought driving their own magic room around town sounded like pure heaven. And then the 90s ended, and non-work vans started to represent “stranger danger” to people who’d heard stories about creepy guys with vans doing all sorts of unspeakable things. Sadly, this stigma stuck and vans became largely unwanted vehicles, except among classic car enthusiasts and ironic hipsters looking to make a statement with their customizable box on wheels. Continue »

Action Figure Collector Turns His Toys Into A Funny Visual Diary

Imagine action figures crossing over to Toy Story, and you’ll get this priceless photography series by Instagram user @bmyhero.

Definitely Han shot first:

If you loved these action hero mashup photos, the following pictures by this Bali-based photographer will be up your alley—they hilariously feed to any fantasy you’ve had of superheroes from rivaling franchises meeting each other. The photos also have a surreal quality to them, which makes them all the more believable and enjoyable to fans. Continue »

Illustrations You’ll Love If You Agree That Being A Woman Is Hard

There are many ways to celebrate being a woman—you can reiterate powerful quotes, empower others, or even get an underboob tattoo—but there’s probably no better way to unite women than to have us laugh at our own struggles. London-based artist Natalya Lobanova including this quiz about what your spooning style says about your relationship, draws pencil illustrations that women everywhere can relate to. Continue »