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This Saudi Artist Transforms Western Celebrities Into Khaleejis

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Over the past couple of years, Saudi Photoshop master Al-Harithy has been creating photoshopped images of Western celebrities dressed up as citizens of the Arab gulf. In his pictures, male celebrities wear the traditional Khaleeji loose white garment that is similar to a robe (thawb) and a headdress (ghutra). Meanwhile, females don a ‘abaya and a headscarf. Continue »

Plus-Size Model Ashley Graham Poses Nude For ‘V’ Magazine’s NSFW Summer Issue

American model Ashley Graham is all about body positivity, but it wasn’t always that way. In a new interview with Tracee Ellis Ross for V magazine’s summer issue, Graham discusses how she was once quite insecure with herself. Following a sultry photoshoot where the stunning 29-year-old stripped down for the camera, Graham revealed that she almost quit modeling at 18 due to feeling disgusted with herself. Continue »

Bewitching Photos Of Late-Night Tokyo That Look Like A Movie

These photos by Masashi Wakui capture the color and mood of late-night Tokyo. As the “witching hour” approaches around 11 or 12 pm, the Tokyo begins to transform. The city sorts itself between those who plan to stay in the city all night and those who must go home. The last train leaves at 12:30 pm, after which Tokyo becomes a lonely island of neon lights and cinematic moments. Continue »

2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer Of The Year – Nature

Enter today for a chance to be named the 2017 National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year. Each year, photographers around the world send National Geographic Travel gorgeous images that captivate and astonish. The judges are looking for photos that tell the story of a place and travel moments that inspire.

Lost in white

This photo captures the moment that I, along with 3 other Sami reindeer herders become a little lost while migrating with 350 reindeer. They were rounded up from a section of forest around 30kms south of this point. Our goal was to take them, via rivers, northwards to pastures new using the network of rivers and lakes that flow through Sweden. This was taken on Randijaur lake, Jokkmokk, Sweden. (Adam Cunningham-White/ National Geographic Travel Photographer of the Year Contest) Continue »

Rare Photographs Of The Beatles On Holiday On Tenerife Island Before They Became World Famous

In April 1963, just a few weeks before Beatlemania, Paul McCartney, George Harrison and Ringo Starr took a holiday in Tenerife, Spain. It was the last time they would spend such carefree days without being recognised. They lazed around San Telmo Lido and got themselves a sun tan while John Lennon and manager Brian Epstein choose to holiday in fashionable Torremolinos. Continue »

These NSFW Photographs Explore New Perspectives Of Female Beauty

Inspired by ancient Japanese art of Kintsugi, photographer Roger Weiss pieces together hundreds of photograph fragments to break down beauty ideals.

After finding himself increasingly disassociating with imagery depicting the female form and viewing anatomy as devoid of all meaning, reduced to a set of codes and combinations as opposed to the curves and flaws that make us human, Swiss photographer Roger Weiss became increasingly frustrated with the lack of humanity throughout imagery that represents what makes us human. Continue »

Journalists Mistook An Ordinary Teacher For A Famous Star, And This Changed Her Life In An Amazing Way

63-year-old Lyn Slater lives in New York and teaches students at Fordham University. She can pinpoint exactly the moment that her life changed forever. A few years ago, Lyn was waiting for a friend not far from the Lincoln Center, where the various shows of Fashion Week were taking place. Some photographers standing nearby mistook the stylish woman for a famous personality in the fashion industry. Continue »

Russian Female Putin Supporters Go Crazy About Having Him Emblazoned Over Their Chest

Russian women are being urged to emblazon Vladimir Putin on their chests in a new range of revealing patriotic shirts. With an election due next year, the designs are aimed at boosting support for the Kremlin strongman. The initiative is from a patriotic youth group called ‘Project Set’ (The Net Project). Some designs expose the cleavage in a love heart which Putin holds in his hands. Continue »

These Blackout Curtains Will Transform Your Windows Into A Spectacular Night Cityscape


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Blackout blinds, or curtains, are no longer just a token of edgy teenage bedrooms. They’re back in style, with a modern twist that will have you clamoring to hang them up in your home. Let’s take a moment to appreciate the beauty of blackout blinds and how far they’ve come. Continue »

Disney-Inspired Princesses Painfully Project Real World Problems In Photo Series

Much of your personality is shaped by your surroundings as a kid. Growing up, you could have picked up some behaviors from the people around you and perhaps even from watching many Disney films.

Alcoholism

For her class project, photography major at Antonelli Institute Shannon Dermody decided to educate adults on real world problems using familiar childhood role models. Continue »

Japan’s Ultra Luxurious Shiki-Shima Train


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The new Train Suite Shiki- Shima luxury sleeper train departs the Ueno Station, Tokyo. The train will run bound for Hokkaido, the Tohoku and Koshinetsu regions. JR East plans to offer services similar to luxurious hotels to improve the image of area along the railroad and attract tourists. Tickets for trips departing from this May to March 2018 have already sold out. Continue »

Baker Kat Thek Trolls Donald Trump With Cakes That Use His Own Words

Brooklyn baker Kat Thek is the brainchild behind Troll Cakes, a new bakery/detective agency that specializes in turning trolls’ mean internet comments into delicious cakes. But it’s Thek’s “Tiny Hands Special” ― meant for President Trump ― that’s got our attention. This “bigly satisfying” deal means that for only $30, you can get one of Trump’s tweets or comments printed on a cake and sent straight to the White House. Continue »

This Is A 1987 Lamborghini Countach 5000 QV By Bertone

‘Eye-catching 1980’s opulence’ is perhaps the best way to describe this particular Countach, one that stands out from even the most outlandish of Countaches thanks to its incredible specification. Finished new in white over a white leather interior, the car was further outfitted with much of its interior trim gold-plated, including the steering column, gated gear shifter and gate, instrument cluster, trunk and engine handles, door sills, and even the exterior badging, as well as exhaust pipe tips. Lamborghini has confirmed that this is one of just two Countaches to ever leave the factory equipped as such. Continue »

Photographer Josef Ibarr Captures Close Portraits Of People After Eating Habanero Peppers

To talk about chile (chili peppers) in Mexico is to talk about identity. Not only have they been grown since pre-Columbian civilizations but there are, at least, 64 different varieties of homegrown chiles in our territory. Chiles and tortillas are vital ingredients in our gastronomy just as bread and wine is to the French tradition. Chile adds another dimension to our palate and is that spark which gives our identity that rough, explosive, intrepid character. This holds up to the old adage: you are what you eat. Continue »

This Minimalist Goth Ice Cream Is The Ultimate Antithesis To The Unicorn Trend

Little Damage in Los Angeles is ushering in the goth trend, starting with a soft serve that resembles heavy metal music and black eyeliner. The flavour is almond charcoal and it gets its dark colour from activated charcoal. Continue »