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These 10 Machines Are The Most Satisfying Things You’ll See Today

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These machines will definitively lower your blood pressure. And who said machines aren’t man’s best friend?

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Famous Movie Directors and Their Iconic Movies

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Hamburg-Germany based illustrator Julian Rentzsch has teamed up with Steffen Heidemann and Viktoria Klein at Stellavie, an independent design studio, to create a unique set of posters featuring movie directors merged with their famous films. So far, the team has released three posters – Alfred Hitchcock, Martin Scorsese and David Lynch. The prints portray movie directors with their groundbreaking work, within the history of cinematography. By combining their faces with images of scenes from their famous movies, we get to appreciate the finer details in this work. At the bottom of each print, you’ll find a quote from each director that sums up his own approach to filmmaking. “Our main goal with the prints is to inspire others to look behind the scenes!,” the group says. While Julian created the illustrations, Steffen and Viktoria helped Julian with the overall concept and then worked in post-production – assisting in the typography, credits, blind embossing and photography. The works were made in both analogue and digital, with the analogue part including pen, ink and watercolor. The posters are printed as high quality giclée/fine-art prints on beautiful cotton paper stock. All are hand-signed and finished with an elegant embossing. You can expect to see the release of posters featuring Tim Burton and Stanley Kubrick.

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This Beautiful Table Actually Starts To Glow As The Sun Goes Down

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The table was made and designed by Mike Warren, a DIY-er and columnist for Dollar Store Crafts. It’s a beautiful table with streaks of blue scattered across the wood that begin to glow as the sun goes down. The best part is that it’s actually a pretty simple project. With a little bit of woodworking knowledge you can build one of these awesome tables for yourself.

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Optical illusion Street Art by Mehdi Ghadyanloo

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Mehdi Ghadyanloo is a visual artist from Tehran, Iran who creates murals that are part of the fabric of the city. Through the use of optical illusion, he portrays impossible scenes and gravity defying figures from radically altered perspectives.

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Wire Sculptures by Richard Stainthorp

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English artist Richard Stainthorp captures the beautiful energy and fluidity of the human body using wire. The life-sized sculptures feature both figures in motion and at rest, expressed in the form of large-gauged strands that are densely wrapped around and through one another. By doing this, he gives the work an undeniable presence. Stainthorp also allows the bent wires to shine by keeping their metallic appearance free from any obvious painting or additions. Stainthorp has created these alluring artworks for almost 20 years. They don’t have any facial features, but through their body language, we understand their emotions. Some look as though they’re falling and communicate a feeling of freedom or infinite possibility. Another sculpture has a breathtaking set of wire “wings” that appear as its shield. To think that Stainthorp articulates all of this through something as ubiquitous as wire is incredible.

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22 Hilarious Photos That Perfectly Combine Movie Scenes With Real Life

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France-based teacher and amateur photographer François Dourlen will help you to imagine what it might look like should fantasy and reality finally meet. He uses his iPhone, he pulls up a pic on Google Images and then shoots the combined moments with his regular camera, perfectly sewing together what you see on the small or silver screen, and what you come across in your everyday life.

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13 Creative DEA’s Patches For Their Serious Missions

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Mission patches used by military and space organizations identify, symbolize and describe a mission’s objectives and its crew. Take a look at some colorful and bizarre patches manufactured for various DEA divisions and task forces over the years.

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30 Cats Who Have Mastered The Art Of Sleep-Fu

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Anyone who has a cat knows where they’re most likely to find them during the day – sleeping peaceably in one of their cozy snoozing spots. Photos we are going to show you in this post will prove that cats can be comfortable in every kind of weird position: hanging from a hanger, inside a sink, under a dog and even in a boot.

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18 Adorable Pregnant Animals Look Ready To Pop

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The miracle of bringing life into the world can be result in some unusual looking animals. Aching back, swollen ankles, acid reflux … pregnancy can be the pits not only for humans. Take a look at these adorable roly-poly pregnancies around the animal kingdom.

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Hypnopompic Floral Collages by Rocio Montoya

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Rocio Montoya – photographer, graphic and web designer, and editor from Spain is focused on creating the experimental portrait, beautiful collages of women and illustrations of flowers that she finds in vintage botanical books or fashion magazines. The topics she mainly works are the behavior and emotional states of human beings.

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Life-size Sculpture from Steel Disks by Valay Shende

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Transit is a 2010 sculpture by Mumbai-based artist Valay Shende depicting a life-size work truck that carries figures of 22 people. Created over a period of 18 months, the piece was constructed from thousands of reflective stainless steel disks that have been individually spot welded together. Shende conceived of Transit as commentary on a dramatic rash of farmer sucides in India over the last decade. The truck’s rearview mirrors display video footage of roadways in London, Mumbai and Dubai, as if the vehicle is moving from the perspective of the driver’s seat but in reality it remains stationary.

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10 GIFs That Show How Mushrooms Grow

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These timelapses show the surprising power of mushroom buds, as they burst through the soil and elegantly expand their caps. What we see on the surface, though, is only a part of organism, called mushroom fruit. The fruit is a short-lived reproductive structure, consisting 92% of water. Meanwhile, mycelium of the mushroom sits and sprouts from the soil. This part, in contrast to the fruit, can live for years.

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Bizarrely Twisted Wood Sculptures By Japanese Artist Yoshitoshi Kanemaki

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Japanese sculptor Yoshitoshi Kanemaki delivers us to twisted wood sculptures that are so much more impressive, especially when you see how much work it took to make them.

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10 Stunning Mosque Ceilings Highlight The Wonders Of Islamic Architecture

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Mosques in Iran are known for having some of the most exquisite architectural designs found throughout the whole world. Since there is so much incredible eye-candy packed inside each place of worship, we decided to make a post entirely dedicated to mosque ceilings. Here are images from some of the most incredible mosques found in Iran, and elsewhere around the world.

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This Is What 32 Game Of Thrones Characters Would Look Like If They Lived In The ’80’s and ’90’s

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Artist Mike Wrobel has created some creative images that show exactly how characters of “Game Of Thrones” would look like if they had to live in our world in the ’80’s and 90’s.

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