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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:

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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 »

Hauntingly Beautiful Ophelia Paintings Seduce You From Beneath The Water’s Surface

Through a liquid lens, gorgeous flower-wreathed females gasp for air from below the water’s surface. Their hands and spindly limbs cling to bright and exotic floral arrangements as their bodies are ravished by lapping waves. Kari-Lise Alexander’s sublimely saturated paintings, part of a series called WAKE, are disturbingly beautiful. With just a glinting, sideway glance, Alexander’s painterly females have no trouble connecting with the viewer. Their relaxed forms are both provocative and vulnerable, and the aesthetic is reminiscent of the folklore-inspired paintings of Swedish artist John Bauer. Continue »

A Fascinating NSFW Look At Your Organs From The Inside Out

‘Visceral’ is a series of striking anatomical portraits created during a collaboration with Colombian illustrator David Pérez and photographer Paola Rojas H – who both live in the Bogota region.

Pérez meticulously illustrated various parts of the human anatomy onto the models whilst Rojas focusing capturing the portraits with a sense of serenity and calm. The two agreed to use red and blue as the dominant colours within the shoot – the cool blue hue to reflect the detached and surgical tone to the illustrations, offset with a warm red to represent the warmth of life, passion and instinct. Continue »

Artist Francesco Sambo Combines Humans With Beasts In Surreal Photo Collages

Italian artist Francesco Sambo’s Bestiary is a collection of digitally manipulated pictures where he swaps his head for that of different animals. The resulting beasts can be sometimes creepy, sometimes cute, but always interesting to look at. Continue »

The Lost Tribes Of Tierra Del Fuego: Rare And Haunting Photos Of Selk’nam People Posing With Their Traditional Body-Painting

The Selk’nam, a stone-age hunting culture inhabited the Tierra del Fuego area of southern Argentina and Chile for 7,000 years. During those times the tribes lived nomadically and in tune with the land—hunting, gathering and fishing. Continue »

These Lamps Allow You To Have A Planet At Home

Maria Elena from Pulsarmoonlight uses recycled garden globes to create lamps, and she turns them into something truly incredible. Continue »

Incredible Aerial Pics Show Thousands Of Burnt-Out Cars After Parking Lot Was Swallowed By Massive Fire

Aerial pictures show thousands of scrapped cars burnt to the ground in Haikou city in China. The massive flames wiped out the parking area in south China’s Hainan province on March 2. Firefighters were not able to get the fire under control until seven hours after it was started. Luckily, everyone escaped unharmed. Continue »

Man Creates “Passive-Aggressive Art Gallery” For His Roommate’s Mes

Justin Cousson got tired of cleaning up after his roommate. So rather than constantly reminding him to tidy up, he created the “Passive-Aggressive Art Gallery”. Continue »

IKEA Introduces Affordable Hand-Drawn Poster Collection That’s Picture Perfect

The Swedish company known for its clever home solutions will be launching ‘ART EVENT 2017’ — a limited edition collection showcasing posters drawn by 12 internationally-loved artists—in April 2017, so clear your walls. Continue »

Street Memories: Surreal Digital Collages By Nacho Ormaechea

Nacho Ormaechea is a talented Spanish artist, photographer, graphic designer and art director currently lives and works in Paris, France. Nacho studied illustration and graphic design at Ecole Estienne. He uses digital collages to imagine the stories of the people he comes across on the street. Continue »

Amelia And The Animals By Robin Schwartz

Robin Schwartz is a 60-year-old professional photographer who lives in New Jersey with her husband, Robert Forman, daughter, Amelia, and five companion animals. Robin received a Master of Fine Arts in Photography from Pratt Institute and her photographs are held in several museum collections, including The Metropolitan Museum of Art, The Museum of Modern Art, The Smithsonian American Art Museum, Washington, D.C. and The San Francisco Museum of Modern Art. Continue »