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The Art Of Living In French Polynesia


Gray Malin has situated archetypal Mid-Century Modern designs by Charles and Ray Eames, Eero Saarinen, and Knoll atop a floating 15 foot square mirrored platform handcrafted with the help of local engineers. Emphasizing the form of the furniture, ‘Art of Living‘ was photographed from a vantage point where the colossal Mount Otemanu presents a symmetrical and stunning backdrop. by situating stylized interior design elements in an unexpected outdoor setting, the series places natural and manmade beauty side-by-side, asking viewers to interpret the art of design in a new way. Continue »

Meet The World’s Oldest Cat: Nutmeg The Grumpy Tabby Who Is Going Strong At 31-Years-Old


This tabby kitty just celebrated his 31st birthday, which makes him 141 in human years. The cat’s name is Nutmeg, and his owners took him in back in 1990. Last year Nutmeg suffered a stroke, but now he’s stronger and better than ever. Continue »

Simpsons Illustrator Imagines What Animals Would Do On Halloween


Most animals don’t celebrate Halloween, unless their owners dress them up that is. Simpsons illustrator Elizabeth Climo has a big imagination, and she created some comics that show what animals would be doing if they actually did celebrate Halloween, and she nailed it. Continue »

Australian Nikon-Walkley Awards 2016 Winners


“Jason has beautifully captured a year of politics, sport and art in Australia. Through his lens he has also helped put a human face to social issues in the news”. Here, Melbourne Ballet Company dancer Kristy Lee Denovan is pictured at Princess Pier. (Photo by Jason Edwards/The Walkley Foundation) Continue »

The World’s Only Brown Panda Is Becoming A Celebrity


Qizai is the world’s only brown panda, and he was abandoned by his mother at only two months old. The neglected cub was taken to a nature reserve in the Qingling Mountains in China, and people are quickly falling in love with the bear. Continue »

This Barbershop Will Give Kids A Discount If They Read


Reading is very important when it comes to a child’s development, and this barbershop in Ypsilanti, Michigan encourages kids to pick up a book. Every child who picks up a book and reads out loud will get $2 off their haircut. Barber Ryan Griffin says he was inspired when he discovered another barber shop in Harlem was doing something similar, and so far the idea is a big hit. Continue »

Car Drivers Need To Beware Of The Barnacle


An American firm called Ideas That Stick has come up with a brutal way of punishing people who don’t obey parking laws. They’ve invented a device called the Barnacle which sticks to the windshields of cars with 750 pounds of force. The device is currently being tested but it could mean big trouble for anyone with unpaid parking tickets. Continue »

This Instagram Page Is Beyond Satisfying


Visual artist Adam Hillman is completely obsessed with arrangements and aesthetics. He spends hours putting items in the perfect positions so he can take incredible photographs of mundane things. His ideas are simple, but they’re also extremely satisfying. Continue »

Child Labor In America: Horrible Photographs That Show Boys At Coal And Zinc Mines From A Century Ago

A trapper boy, one mile inside Turkey Knob Mine in Macdonald, West Virginia, 1908.

After the Civil War, the availability of natural resources, new inventions, and a receptive market combined to fuel an industrial boom. The demand for labor grew, and in the late 19th and early 20th centuries many children were drawn into the labor force. Factory wages were so low that children often had to work to help support their families. The number of children under the age of 15 who worked in industrial jobs for wages climbed from 1.5 million in 1890 to 2 million in 1910. Continue »

Extraordinary Black And White Portraits Of ’60s and ’70s Celebrities Taken By David Bailey

Mick Jagger, 1964

After having been fashion photographer, John French’s, assistant, David Bailey begins the 1960s with a contract with Vogue and rapidly becomes a leading figure of the Swinging London scene, chronicling the unrestricted existences of models and musicians. Continue »

Georgian Couple Uses Fallen Leaves To Create Out-Of-This-World Art


Kristi Botkoveli (Nancy Woland) and Beka Zaridze are two self-taught artists who create art that is magical and mystical. When people ask them how they got the idea of using leaves as canvas, they answer – from love. They were walking together at the park during autumn, when Nancy picked a leaf, they looked at each other and knew exactly what they were supposed to do, create. Continue »

The Underbelly Of Fetish Parties Has Been Exposed In Photographs Captured By Belgian Photographer MagLau


Photographer MagLau dedicated three years to capturing the obsession with leather and chains, visiting fetish parties through Europe and Japan. He said that most people were happy to be photographed for the project, with the images included in a new book Fetish Ballad. Aiming to capture the candid moments, he said he never judged but instead wanted to simply observe and understand. (Slightly NSFW) Continue »

From Dusk To Dawn: Photographer Creates Amazing Cityscapes Showing The Transition From Night To Day


These stunning photographs are not just colourful depictions of city life – they are also part of a visionary attempt to capture the passage of time in still images. Artist Fong Qi Wei was keen to invent a way to show how scenes change over time, without resorting to a video camera or time-lapse photography. So he captured multiple pictures of the same sites over the course of a day, before splicing them together into a single image taken over several hours. The series is entitled ‘Time is a Dimension’, and aims to prove that skilled photography can show the passage of time just as easily as a video. Continue »

Flying Pig Recreates Pink Floyd Album Cover

Photo by Oli Scarff/Getty Images

An inflatable pig flies above Battersea Power Station in a recreation of Pink Floyd’s “Animals” album cover in London, England. The classic Pink Floyd album artwork was recreated to mark the release of several digitally remastered versions of their albums. Continue »

Judging America: Prejudice By Alternating Between Judgment And Reality By Joel Parés


Joel Parés is an internationally recognized photographer and digital artist based in Dallas, TX, who specializes in advertising and composites. He grew up watching his father take pictures with his 35mm camera and listening to his mother tell stories of her modeling days in Puerto Rico. This combination of image and story led to the use of the narrative throughout his work. Continue »