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An Artist Creates Dreamy Illustrations Out Of Clouds

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Few things are more beautiful than puffy white clouds floating in the bright blue sky. Do you remember the time when you would lay on the soft green grass, look up at the sky, and try to recognize shapes in the clouds floating overhead? Wasn’t it wonderful, just lying there, letting the wind caress your skin, as you imagine that the clouds in the sky are actually mystical or not-so-mystical creatures? Dragons, ducks, teddy bears, dinosaurs, everything was up there. Continue »

Man Babies: Mum And Dads Switch Heads With Children In Freaky Photos

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‘Photoswapped’: Mum and dads switch heads with their children in freakiest photos you’ll ever see. It is a position that many young children would love to be in. And now these strange and sometimes unnerving images show what it would actually be like if babies swapped roles, and heads, with their mother or father. The photos, created by top advertising photographer Paul Ripke, are so eye-catching that they have swept across the world online Continue »

License Plates Of The USA By Jonathan Lawrence

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You have to agree, that most of the designs of the license plates in the United States are pretty boring and bland. In most cases, a three-year-old could have done a better job. This is the reason why Jonathan Lawrence has decided to create a project of redesigning the license plates of all 50 states. His designs feature fresh vibrant colors, as well as clean and readable design. These are the license plates you’d want to use if you have anything that is better than a rundown, old pickup truck (no offence to owners of rundown, old pickup trucks). Some of his designs are humorous, some are strict and official; however, all of them look better than the license plates that are in circulation today. Continue »

Beautifully Arranged Visual Recipes By Mikkel Jul Hvilshøj

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Mikkel Jul Hvilshøj is a talented Danish photographer based in Copenhagen, who specializes in high-end still life photography, mainly shooting advertisements and editorial features. Mikkel captured stunning photo series of various recipes as minimalist photographs that show various recipes as minimalist photographs that show all the ingredients before they’re made into meals. Continue »

Beautiful Photo Portraits Of Australian Women Painted In Vibrant Colors

As part of FLAIR Melbourne – a Flinders Lane art festival – Melbourne’s Lisa Minogue presents stylised photographic portraits of Australian women of colour, their faces painted vibrantly to accentuate their individuality and encourage the viewer to study each face more closely. Minogue asked each woman the same question: “What do the words “coloured girl” mean to you?”.

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Ayah. “When I was at primary school, all these kids would touch my hair and rub my skin to see if the colour would come off. I would think, “It’s just skin … what do you expect?”. Continue »

Meet Angela Nikolau, The Russian Girl Who Takes The World’s Riskiest Photos

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Angela Nikolau is a talented self taught photographer, adventurer and roofer based in Moscow, Russia. Angela was born in 1993, she shoots a lot of urban, street and underground photography. Nikolau’s Instagram feed contains plenty of skyscrapers and high-rise buildings. Continue »

Here Is The Most Terrifying Place On Earth

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Shivers run down one’s spine while looking at pictures of this unique place which is located near San Diego, USA. It is called Potato Chip Rock. The world’s most intrepid tourists climb to the very edge of this super thin rock to take cool pictures. Continue »

This Girl Creates Magically Awesome Crowns Out Of Seashells

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Chelsea Shiels is a 27-year-old Australian accessories designer who has always been in love with the sea and collected seashells. Sometimes you can find a brilliant idea right beneath your feet: Chelsea, inspired by the elegance of the seashells, started to create awesome crowns with them, and she posted them on her Instagram and Facebook. At first it was a hobby for herself, but soon the beauty of these accessories conquered the Internet. Fashion magazines wrote about the crowns, worthy of a Sea Queen. Now, people buy them for photo sessions and parties. Continue »

Good Morning, Beautiful Woman: Paintings By Alexey Chernigin

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Alexey Chernigin is a professional painter, designer, photographer and a member of the Artists Union of Russia from the city of Nizhny Novgorod. Alexey draws still-life paintings, landscapes, portraits. But, a special place in his creative work is being held by images of women: unassuming and tempting, passionate and shameless. Slightly NSFW. Continue »

Detailed Animal Portraits Meticulously Painted Onto Delicate Feathers

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Using feathers of wild turkeys and macaws as her canvas, Krystle Missildine paints intricate acrylic portraits of animals, ranging from small birds to big cats and everything in between. The texture of the feathers naturally adds a wispy visual effect to the painted animal’s fur, producing a strikingly realistic image. The gifted artist has made a career out of pet portraiture—including ones on custom-made ornaments—but only recently decided to venture into the art of painting on feathers, using a molted feather from her Lutino Cockatiel as her very first quill canvas. Continue »

Toucan Beaten By Teenagers Shows Off New 3D Printed Prosthetic Beak

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Image: REX Features

One-year-old Grecia had the top of his colourful bill broken during the attack in a rainforest near Alajuela, Costa Rica. Continue »

This Hotel Is Built Around The Surrounding Rocky Landscape

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Instead of blasting away all of the rock to create a flat area to build on, this hotel worked with the landscape, and incorporated it into the design. Designed by C+ Architects and Naza design studio, the Nashare Hotel is located in a tranquil forest in Xiamen, China. In the design of this 12 room hotel they have worked around large boulders and rock walls, to create a natural element that is unexpected. Each room is different, depending on its location within the hotel. This room has a large rock that makes an appearance in the bathroom. Continue »

Artists Built A Colorful, Unique Island That They Call Home

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After realizing there is no way to afford real estate, artists Catherine King and Wayne Adams decided to build an island, and named it ‘Freedom Cove’—it is located off the coast of Vancouver Island, Canada, and is about a 45-minutes boat ride to the nearest town. Weighing around 500-tons, the 12 tethered sections of this floating home include “four greenhouses, living quarters, a kitchen, workshop, art gallery, a lighthouse and even a dance floor.” Continue »

Amazing Face Paintings By Jordan Hanz

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I found this amazing artist, Jordan Hanz, over the weekend and I had to share her work. The most amazing face paintings I’ve ever seen before. In her latest looks, she transforms herself into a version of Harley Quinn from Suicide Squad, and Pokémon characters such as Pikachu, Ivysaur and Jigglypuff. Check it out! Continue »

South Korean Photographer Shows Us His Fantasy Love Relationship With His Sex Doll Eva

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34 year-old South Korean photographer June Korea discusses Still Lives: Eva, a series of staged photographs which depict June’s imaginary relationship with a sex doll called Eva. Continue »