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Color Palettes From Famous Movies Show How Colors Set The Mood Of A Film

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Trainspotting (1996) dir. Danny Boyle

Color sets the tone and mood of a film before any of the actors have even uttered a word. Directors Lilly and Lana Wachowski used a green tint in The Matrix (1999) to create a mood palette that was suggestive of the early monochrome computer monitors. Yellow was used in Kill Bill (2003) to depict Uma Thurman’s character’s madness and instability. Romantic comedies use pastel shades like beige, pink and lilac. Sci-fi and cyborg films use shades of blue, grey and green. Teal and orange seem to be the trend in Hollywood nowadays, especially in movie adaptations of graphic novels and comic books. Continue »

Hilarious “Work Safety” Posters From The Soviet Union Era

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Working is good, but working smart is better! Industrial era brought a lot of good to world, but also it was a major headache to doctors and medical staff! Machines, steam, electricity, hot iron, sharp tools, all that was a major threat for the “new era” workers. The human factor was usually the main cause for these accidents and even fatalities in industrial complexes. This is why authorities of those times tried to avoid future casualties and learn people how to behave at work. Continue »

Drift Away: Beautiful Handcrafted Eco-Friendly Jewelry Made From Driftwood And Bioresin

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The societal pressures of living in a fast-paced city can be daunting and stifling. We become engulfed by its constant demands and expectations that may often weigh us down. Continue »

Amazing Wooden VW Beetle Made By Bosnian Pensioner

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A Bosnian pensioner has made a wooden Volkswagen Beetle. Momir Bojić, 71, created the car from over 50,000 separate pieces of oak. The avid VW Beetle fan worked on his labour of love for more than two years. He covered the bodywork of a regular Beetle in thousands of oak tiles, each one of which required no fewer than 23 separate procedures. Mr Bojic made all of the wooden fittings – steering wheel, gearstick, hubcaps, radio – in his garden workshop. The car is perfectly roadworthy, and Mr Bojić says its draws crowds wherever it goes. Continue »

Daredevil Skateboarding On A Giant Yugoslav Monument

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Yugoslavia just as any other communist-era regime had a strong need to spend money on making oversized concrete structures. This is why today Balkans are filled with all kind of otherworldly statues that people don’t know how to use. Until two Slovenians, Jan Robek and Miha Miklavcic saw an opportunity to use them for a skateboard ramp. The 20 year-old photographer created a interesting visual story during his ride of the alien-looking ww2 monument that was created by a Macedonian sculptor Dusan Dzamonja. Continue »

This Russian Woman Grew Her Hair To Rapunzel Length

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Russian Goldilocks called Darya Gubanova comes from Barnaul (3576 km from Moscow). Darya hasn’t visited a hairdresser for 13 years. In 2003, she made the decision that she will leave her hair to grow all the way to her toes, and she has not shortened her hair ever since. Darias hair is healthy and nourished thanks to the healing properties of flax-seed oil, that is, according to her, very useful for the cultivation and stimulation of hair growth. Continue »

London Drug Dealers’ Messages Through The Lens Of Conventional Marketing

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This is a selection of messages from drug dealers in London. They have adopted some classic marketing and communication techniques. Continue »

Computer Love: The Ultimate Guide To Computing

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This colourful series of ten historic computers, created in close collaboration between INK and Docubyte, documents the beginning of our computing history. Continue »

Gibson Girls: The Sexiest Women Of All Time

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The Gibson Girl began appearing in the 1890s and was the personification of the feminine ideal of physical attractiveness portrayed by the satirical pen-and-ink illustrations of illustrator Charles Dana Gibson during a 20-year period that spanned the late 19th and early 20th century in the United States and Canada. The artist saw his creation as representing the composite of “thousands of American girls.” The Gibson girl’s neck was thin and her hair piled high upon her head in the contemporary bouffant, pompadour, and chignon fashions. Continue »

Surreal Abandoned Building From Kamchatka

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Yes you probably did wonder at the first glance is this a Photoshop or even a scene from some post-apocalyptic game like Fallout. But no you were wrong this is not digitally manipulated, it’s real and in all its destruction it is kind of beautiful. What you are looking at is a abandoned fisherman village of Kirovsky from Kamchatka region of Russia. No words needed, look at the photos yourself and enjoy them if you are abandoned structure enthusiast or if you’re pro nature be happy it’s dissolving as nature and time take it’s course! Continue »

Epic Video Game Room Decoration Ideas From PIXERS

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How many times have you heard your parents say not to waste time on playing computer games? Exactly, so many times that you are smiling at the very thought, while reading this sentence. When our parents were kids, it was difficult to believe that games would become a huge branch of the entertainment industry and the driving force for new technologies, that artists will be working on their development, and playing them will become a job that not only brings in a sizable income, but also great popularity. Continue »

This Artist Has Turned Store’s Regular Trashcan Into A Trashcan For People’s Hopes And Dreams

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According to Jeff Wysaski (previously), the comedian behind Obvious Plant: “I am a comedian that enjoys ‘planting’ funny signs and other jokes in public places for people to discover. It is part of an ongoing project I call Obvious Plant. For my latest prank, I altered a store trashcan so it is designed to accept people’s hopes and dreams. To add to the joke, I came up with a bunch of fake items and placed them in the trash bin.” Continue »

Edwardian Criminal Faces Of North Shields: Vintage Mugshots Of Women In The Early 1900s

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These images are a selection from an album of photographs of prisoners brought before the North Shields Police Court in the early 1900s. Continue »

Man Quits Job, Sells Everything To Travel With His Rescue Cat Across Australia

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Having spent 10 years in the corporate world, one day Richard East just had it. The man quit his job, sold his house and most of his possessions. He bought a VW van and hit the road with his rescue cat Willow in Australia. Continue »

What If Popular Media Persons Appears In Popular 2016 Movie Posters?

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Onur Kurnaz and Sevil Yılmaz are the creators of one of the most popular and humorous works of last year in Turkey which was a blend of Oscar nominees movie posters with Turkish memes and funny social media characters. Continue »