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The Secret And Funny Life Of City Workers

With his hilarious street art creations, the street artist JAUNE is having fun imagining the secret life of the technical services and municipal employees. Jonathan Pauwels, aka JAUNE, is a Belgian street artist who populates the city with tiny workers wearing the classical fluorescent jackets, imagining amusing and offbeat situations. Continue »

Old Apple Products Turned Iinto Plants

Christophe Guinet, aka Monsieur Plant, transforms old Apple products into vegetal compositions. His work denounces technological waste and pollution by mixing fun and art. Continue »

This Artist Draws People’s Emotions That Can’t Be Expressed By Words

According to a young artist Ahmed Awad: “Hi, my name is Ahmed Awad, I’m 22 years old. Eritrea Studio is my creative child, a playground where I experiment with feelings through art. The main idea behind Eritrea is to express a specific emotion, feeling or a situation that you can’t normally express with words; so, I choose to deliver it with drawings. Expressing my ideas on love, gender equality, politics and pain through art has always been helpful for me. I used my mind and heart to build expressive artwork through drawing, digital illustration and other creative composition methods.” Continue »

“Shop Cats Of New York”: Photographer Captures Cats In Shops All Over NYC

Shop Cats of New York introduces forty of New York’s favorite felines—all who have an extraordinary story to tell. Popular cat blogger Tamar Arslanian and Instagram pet photographer Andrew Marttila capture these deeply loved and well cared for animals in their city habitat and reveal how they came to reign over their urban kingdoms. A celebration of some of the city’s most revered citizens and a unique look at New York life, this enchanting illustrated volume is a must for every cat lover, and every Big Apple devotee. Continue »

Swedish Designer Transforms Retro-Styled Household Appliances Into Series Of Cross-Stitch Art

Sometimes the most basic, outdated household items can be turned into something pretty spectacular.

Swedish designer Ulla-Stina Wikander has taken on a project which aims to transform old and unused household appliances into works of art. The sculptures utilise antiquated objects from around the home and transforms them into recycled, contemporary display pieces with the help of some thread. Continue »

Prankster Changed The Hollywood Sign To “Hollyweed” To Celebrate The Decriminalization Of Marijuana, Again!

Back in the day of January 1st 1976, Danny Finegood and friends climbed to the top of Mount Lee and used stones, rope and sheets to change the Hollywood sign into reading “Hollyweed”. This was done to celebrate that a new marijuana law had been implemented by the state of California. It changed the charge of possession of marijuana from a felony to a misdemeanor. The changing of the sign made front pages around the world. Continue »

This Woman Restored An Old Van To Make All Her Traveling Dreams Come True

Marina Piro wanted to travel the world with her rescue dog Odie, but she couldn’t find the right van to travel with. After a little bit of searching she decided that the best thing to do would be to build one herself. Continue »

“Honest Slogans”: What People Really Think Of Brands By Clif Dickens

Graphic designer Clif Dickens’ latest additions to his hilarious Honest Slogans Tumblr show what brands would say in their logos if they were actually being honest. Continue »

Microsculpture: Insect Portraits Under The Microscope By Levon Biss

Jewel Longhorned Beetle

Levon Biss is a talented British photographer and filmmaker, who’s typically shoots portraits of world-class athletes. His passion for nature led him to create the striking “Microsculpture” project, a unique photographic study of insects in mind-blowing magnification. His talent for capturing insects started as a side-project in his home, and featured bugs caught by his son, and now Levon embraced the world of macrophotography and has taken the genre to a new level. Continue »

Remember Hong Kong: Relive The Sights And Smells Of Old Hong Kong

According to photographer Andy Yeung: “I drew inspiration from the anime Ghost in the shell (1995), in which Hong Kong was a model in terms of street scenes and general atmosphere. In the movie, Kai Tak Airport was in full operation. But in reality, it it’s no longer existed – it was shut down in 1998. Hong Kong is a fast-changing city. The old is being replaced by the new. So I intend to capture the old Hong Kong before it’s gone forever. I hope I can get people to take notice of the beauty of old Hong Kong and try to preserve the old by creating the images from my perspective.” Continue »

Florigami: Wonderful, Intricate Origami Animals That Live In Glass Bell Jars

Based in Paris, Floriane Touitou has a PhD in Physics, but came to realise that her passion lines in origami and creating art with her hands—this epiphany led her to start Florigami, an online store where she sells handcrafted origami animals that are housed in glass bell jars. Continue »

Photographer Captures Funny Portraits Of Celebrities From 1960s

Willy Rizzo (1928 – 2013) was an Italian photographer and designer, recognized genius and one of the best documentary photographers of the XX century. During his relatively long life, he has worked with several generations of celebrities – from Marilyn Monroe to Milla Jovovich. The photo series of his photographs of celebrities below were shot at his Studio Willy Rizzo in Paris in 1966 came out very funny. Continue »

Started As A Mistake, Retired Gym Teacher Wore The Same Disco-Era Outfit For 40 Years Of Yearbook Portraits

Retired gym teacher Dale Irby posed for his first yearbook photo back in 1973 at Prestonwood Elementary school in Dallas, Texas. The next year, completely by accident, Irby wore the exact same outfit. Continue »

“Enfarinats” Festival – The Battle With Flour And Eggs In Spain


Jaime Reina/AFP Photo

Residents of the Spanish town of Ibi staged a mock military coup on Monday 28 December, pelting each other with flour and eggs, and letting off firecrackers and fire extinguishers. The battle was part of a festival held every year as part of celebrations of the Day of the Innocents in the village in the Valencia region. Continue »

Mindblowing Optical Illusion Rooms By Peter Kogler Will Give You Vertigo

With dizzying wall graphics reminiscent of warped funhouse mirrors, artist Peter Kogler transforms ordinary galleries, transit centers, and lobbies into near hallucinatory experiences. For over 30 years, the Austrian artist has worked at the intersection of architecture and new media to construct both immersive environments and sculptural elements that seems to redefine physical spaces. By plastering walls with optical illusions he challenges a viewer’s sense of depth (and sanity) with his ambitious monochromatic installations of repeating patterns that incorporate pipes, ants, and bold snake-like patterns. Continue »