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Meet Oreo, The World’s First Cat Nurse

Oreo is a cat nurse, and everybody loves her. Meet Oreo, the stray cat who somehow found her way into a nursing home – and decided to work there. Continue »

Photographer Olgaç Bozalp Captures Fashion People In Iran, And It’s Not Easy


Olgaç Bozalp

Antidote magazine approached turkish photographer Olgaç Bozalp with the opportunity to shoot an entire issue of the magazine around the theme “borders”, which the photographer saw as “the perfect opportunity to go to Iran. Travelling with his best friend and stylist Ruth Higginbotham, Olgaç Bozalp set his sights on the country’s capital Tehran and the city of Kashan in the Isfahan province, undeterred by one glaring problem: “un-Islamic” modelling has been forbidden in Iran since the Islamic Revolution. Continue »

A Hidden Jungle Book Facade Of Paris


Messy Nessy

This pastel mosaic menagerie has just been hanging out on a backstreet in Paris’ 11th arrondissement, waiting for someone to notice… Continue »

Dreamlike Images That Will Inspire Your Surrealist Soul

Welcome to a world imagined by artist Hüseyin Şahin. He combines striking photos to create a world where anything can happen. The Turkish art director treats his audiences to visions of whales majestically swimming in desert sand. Or if you look at the right moment, giant hands can be seen combing the earth beside regular sized farmers. Need to know the time? Big Ben’s iconic clock tower can be spotted melting into a mountain. Continue »

Photographer Dana Lixenberg’s 22-Year-Long Series In One Of LA’s Oldest Housing Projects


Dana Lixenberg

Photographer Dana Lixenberg is the woman behind a whole stack of iconic images of your favourite rappers of yesteryear. A slightly worse-for-wear Puff Daddy laying cocooned on a bed in a fluffy towelling robe surrounded by archaic communication devices, Biggie Smalls counting 50 dollar bills in an acid-tripping jumper, a doe-eyed Tupac gazing soulfully into the camera lens: looking through Dana’s archive brings a needle and thread to all the uncredited images you’ve seen floating around the internet but never had a clue as to their origins. Continue »

Embrace Spring With Pictures Of Japan’s Cherry Blossoms


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About a month before sakura season in Japan, the pink flowers started to bloom in a small town about three hours from Tokyo. Kawazu, located in Izu Peninsula, is home a to unique variety of sakura that blooms in the beginning of February. The cherry blossoms, called Kawazuzakura, last for about a month, compared to the usual sakura that blooms and wilts within one to two weeks. Continue »

Frida Kahlo Infiltrates The Snapchat Generation With A New Set Of Emoji

Of the 143 paintings that Frida Kahlo produced in her lifetime, 55 are self-portraits. They show the radical Mexican artist experiencing a vertiginous rollercoaster of emotions: anguish, resilience, heartache, self-doubt, and passion. They’re also the inspiration behind a new set of 160 emoji—dubbed FridaMoji — that hit the App Store. Continue »

A Meditative Photo Series Shows Tokyo’s Loneliest Moments

Yota Yoshida’s contemplative images are far from what you’d expect from the most populous metropolitan area in the world. A street photographer hailing from Tokyo, takes ideas of time and temporality to metaphysical heights in his new photographic series, ‘from somewhere, to elsewhere.’ Continue »

Can You Count How Many Seals There Are Selling Seashells By The Seashore?

These aerial photographs show how an army of seals and cormorants have taken over a sand bank off the coast of Great Yarmouth. The pictures were taken by aerial photographer Mike Page over Scroby Sands and he estimated there were at least 2,000 seals and 1,500 cormorants. Continue »

Powerful NSFW Photos From The 2017 Birth Photo Competition Prove That Moms Are Badass


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The International Association of Professional Birth Photographers has announced the winners of their 2017 contest, and the photos they chose show the struggles mothers go through to bring new life into the world, and the sheer joy that follows. The 2017 1st Place Winner is Jaydene Freund with Cradled Creations of Abbotsford, BC, Canada. Best in Category Winners are Natasha Hance, Katie Mathis, Elizabeth Farnsworth and Kourtnie Scholz. Honorable Mentions were awarded to 21 photographers.

Many of the photos below are intense and graphic, so reader discretion is advised. They are all, however, powerful in their own unique ways. Continue »

American Women Mugshots In The 1960s

The police mugshot photograph was developed as early as the mid-nineteenth century, and it has since developed as an iconic photographic type in its own right. Formulaic and recognized the world over, it was developed at a when the Victorian fascination of labelling and categorizing of people was at its height. Remarkably, the mugshot photograph has changed little in 150 years. Continue »

Portland Anarchist Road Care Is Here To Repair Those Pesky Potholes

What do the people of Portland, Oregon to do when the local government won’t pay for much needed road repair? They call in Portland Anarchist Road Care and let those masked madmen “illegally” repair potholes around town. Continue »

Gabriel Khiterer Captures Majestic Portraits Of Stray Cats

Gabriel Khiterer is a talented 19-year-old self-taught photographer from Vilnius, Lithuania who pays tribute to the stray cats live near his house. Continue »

The Gray Zone: Extraterrestrial Cartoons By Roger L Phillips

A daily comic strip based upon the lives of extraterrestrial aliens commonly known as the “grays”. Phillips’ artistic talent combined with whimsy, tongue-in-cheek humor about extraterrestrials and their ever going mission to abduct cows and humans, never fails to bring a laugh. He uploads the comics to his social media accounts on a daily basis. Check out The Gray Zone! Continue »

Awkward Christian Music Album Covers

The digital music revolution has, for the most part, been great for music fans. But even though listening to music online costs less and gives you access to millions and millions of songs you might not otherwise hear, one thing has sadly been lost in the streaming era: Appreciation for incredible album art. Continue »