Eerily Lifelike & NSFW Sculptures Cast Sex And Death Anxieties In Wax

A self-taught artist, Sarda learned to paint by studying the works on museum walls. But after her father’s death, she stopped painting and became interested in ceroplastics, or the art of wax modeling. Using wax and found objects, Sarda often creates dystopian scenes featuring lifelike figures that express her anxieties about the world. 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 »

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 »

Nordstrom Is Selling Jeans Caked In Fake Dirt For Hundreds Of Dollars

Nordstrom is selling “mud-stained” jeans to the tune of $425. They’re called the “Barracuda Straight Leg Jeans” and come with some sort of fake mud substance caked all over them. (It’s not clear what that substance is.) The knees, pockets and crotch of the jeans appear bear most of the faux brown muck. Continue »

Super Dad Turns Cars Meant For Kids Into Something Straight Out Of Mad Max


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Mad Max superfan Ian Pfaff, of Glendale, California, was inspired to make Mad Max mobiles for his kids, Junior, 2, and Benji, five months. Ian — who is a director by day and makes props in his spare time — started with classic Little Tykes Cozy Coupes. Then added everything from old computer parts to pieces from an expresso machine. Continue »

Two Culinary Students Made Gigantic, Chocolate Covered Rock Candy Geodes

At the Culinary Institute of America, two students—Alex Yeatts and Abby Lee Wilcox—have spent the last six months creating a collection of chocolate-covered, rock candy geodes and they look absolutely amazing. Continue »

Ikea Had A Great Reaction To Balenciaga Making A $2,145 Version Of Its 99-Cent Blue Bag

IKEA have issued a hilarious advert for its $0.99 shopping bag so its customers can rest assured they’ve bought the real deal. The amusing ad is in response to French luxury fashion house Balenciaga’s new handbag which looks suspiciously similar to the iconic Ikea FRAKTA bag. Continue »

This Instagrammer Perfectly Matches Her Outfits With Art Masterpieces

In 2010, a social media manager combined her painting skills with her ability to design and construct clothing. The result was Artfully Awear, a website and a social media account that highlights Ariel Adkins’ ability to make clothing inspired by art. So far, Adkins has featured an impressive hand-painted dress inspired by Vasily Kandinsky’s Composition 8, a polka-dotted jumpsuit inspired by Yayoi Kusama’s Infinity Mirrors, and a long white jacket colorfully accented with multicolored sheafs inspired by Henri Matisse’s large-scale ceramic, La Gerbe. Continue »

Planet Pins: Tiny Hand-Painted Solar System Stationery

Hold the entire solar system in the palm of your hand with this unique set of planet push pins. Add a bit of outer-space to your home & office space. The 8 planet shapes are moulded in the UK over german-made, black steel pins, then sent to Tokyo where they are painstakingly brush painted by hand and assembled into their serial-numbered, polished-acrylic display cases. Continue »

Artist Carson Davis Brown Creates In-Store Installations Without Permission

Carson Davis Brown’s “Mass” project puts site-specific, color-based installations in big box stores and other “places of mass” without permission. These visual disruptions take otherwise disparate objects and groups them into temporary sculptures. The project has taken the artist to stores across the U.S. A primary charge for the project is to make passers-by more aware of their environment by recontextualizing the items around them. Continue »

Deborah Simon’s ‘Flayed’ Bears Reflect On Human, Animal Relationships

Deborah Simon, a Virginia-born, New York-based artist, creates sculptures that explore “the reality of the animal and the vulnerability imbued in toy.” Though her sculptures appear to be taxidermy, series like “Flayed Animals” are made entirely from hand. She uses materials like polymer clay, faux fur, acrylic paint, wire, foam, glass, and embroidery materials to create these animals, mostly focusing on bears. Continue »

Anonymouse Are Opening Tiny Amousement Park For Mice In Malmö, Sweden


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Anonymouse (previously featured) did it again!

“Last night Tjoffsans Tivoli (Amousement park) set camp in Malmö, and are now welcoming visitors of all ages. The opening of the Amousement park was met with some excitement by slightly larger visitors than expected. We apologize for the lack of personnel at certain hours, the management are working on a solution. Thank you for your interest and Cheese out!” Continue »

Lithuanian Artist Creates Stunning Steampunk Sculptures From Trash

According to Artūras, an artist from Lithuania: “I create steampunk art and use various antique stuff and metal details. I hope to get some support from you. There are my steampunk style works.” Continue »

Bold, Minimalist “Lord of The Rings” Book Covers Feature Bright Color Gradients

Canadian graphic designer Matthieu Jeanson has given the classic Lord of the Rings trilogy a twist by creating unconventional new covers for the beloved books. Instead of the usual motifs or illustrations of epic scenes from the story, he has opted for a minimalist design that does not even include the title or author’s name—instead, all you would see is a single circle representing the ring in the middle of the covers, against a background of brilliant color gradients. Continue »