Meet The Tree That Actually Bleeds When It’s Sliced Open

The bloodwood tree (Pterocarpus angolensis) is a deciduous tree with a high canopy, reaching about 15m in height and has dark bark. The red sap is used traditionally as a dye and in some areas mixed with animal fat to make a cosmetic for faces and bodies. It is also believed to have magical properties for the curing of problems concerning blood, apparently because of its close resemblance to blood. The name bloodwood for these trees stems from the dark red to brown sap that accumulates on wounds on the trunks. Continue »

14-Year-Old Designer Artfully Pairs Hand-Lettered Words With Striking Images

Judging from his work, you would be surprised to find that designer and entrepreneur Ted Bettridge is just 14 years old. Having been hand-lettering for two years—which means that he started at the ripe old age of 12 — Bettridge also has a precocious talent for pairing his lettering work with found images that seem to go perfectly together. Continue »

Finally There’s A Dictionary That Actually Tells The Truth

It’s time for you to throw your old dictionary away because this one’s going to tell you everything that you need to know. Continue »

Japanese Artist Creates Stunning Mashup Photos Of Superhero Action Figures

Japanese instagramer @hotkenobi takes his superhero action figures on miniature adventures that look even better than the fight scenes in movies. The Osaka-based photographer creates playful, fun scenes with eye-popping visuals using the action figures of our favorite heroes from rival universes. His instagram is filled with hilarious images of action figures, including many iconic Marvel and DC characters. Continue »

Tiny Trump Memes Take The Internet By Storm

It is no secret Donald Trump feels strongly about his public perception.

He has previously fired up publicly when he was mocked for having small hands and he slammed Saturday Night Live’s impersonation of him as a ‘complete hit job’. But no matter how much the President works to prove himself as a big leader, there’s always those willing to bring him down to something a little smaller. Behold the latest meme taking the internet by storm: Tiny Trumps. The edited images of the President first appeared on a new Reddit community called Tiny Trumps. Continue »

This Girl Has Mastered The Art Of Facebook Cover Photos

Enter Nikki, a Reddit user who has figured out how to insert herself into popular television shows and movies by masterfully interplaying her Facebook cover photo with her profile picture. Enjoy her brilliant Facebook cover photos below. Continue »

Guy Gives His Girlfriend Exactly What She Wants For Her Birthday

All this girl wanted was a generic party for her birthday, so her boyfriend made it as generic as possible. Continue »

Someone Has Made This Snow Kenny From The ‘South Park’

Just a couple of hours and such a cute snow Kenny is born! Isn’t he cute? Continue »

Tired Of Being Asked To Work For Free, This Artist Started Drawing These Client Requests

@forexposure_txt is a Twitter account dedicated to compiling quotes from artists who were expected to work for free. It was created by artist and writer Ryan Estrada. An artist has decided to take some of those quotes and use them to inspire various portraits of what she imagines those people look like. They’re part of a series titled “For Exposure,” and they were created for Format Magazine by Emmie Tsumura, a Toronto-based illustrator and graphic designer. Check out some of our favorites below. If you’re an artist then chances are that more than a few of them will resonate with you! Continue »

Model With Down Syndrome Launches Design Label At NY Fashion Week


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Australian model and designer Madeline Stuart, who has Down syndrome, acknowledges attendees after presenting creations from her label 21 Reasons Why By Madeline Stuart during New York Fashion Week in Manhattan, New York, U.S., February 12, 2017. Continue »

When Pin-Ups Meet Harry Potter Cosplay


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In this creative photoshoot, Ginny Di pays tribute to Gil Elvgren’s iconic pin-up art and Harry Potter in one fell swoop. Shot with the same pose and backdrop as iconic pin-up pieces, these mashups are perfectly spell-binding. Ginny Di is a well-known cosplayer who runs a Facebook page full of her awesome creations. She makes costumes for everything from Disney to Game of Thrones and Harry Potter. Continue »

A Giant Statue From Old Trash Movies Is Now Rests In Someone’s Backyard

Acccording to a Tumblr user trulyunpleasant: “This statue is a couple miles from where I live, just sitting in someones backyard. It was in two crappy Atlantis sword-and-sandal movies back in the 50′s/60′s. Then it sat on top of a bar (or club) for a few years, and then someone bought it for their house.” Continue »

Where Have All Your Dreams Gone: Magical Photography By Joel Robison

“Hi! I’m Joel, I live in a valley in British Columbia’s Rocky Mountains, as close to the forest as I could possibly be! I love to run, bike, jump, eat and create and I hope that you enjoy my work as much as I enjoy creating it!” – Joel Robison. Continue »

You Will Laugh Out Loud At This Seattle Gas Station’s Witty Signs

For over a decade, a Chevron gas station in the Seattle neighborhood of Wallingford has been delighting its residents by displaying funny witticisms on its roadside sign. Once a week, they post a humorous phrase consisting of four lines, with 17 characters per line, to the delight of the entire community. Continue »

An Artist Visualizes The Terrifying, Dystopian Metropolises Of Tomorrow

If you’ve never visualized dystopia, just look around. Visit a mega farm in California, a body of water near an industrial plant, or simply walk around Manhattan and let the rapidly evolving island for the rich, jet-setting class seep into your consciousness. If that doesn’t do the trick, San Francisco-based artist Michael Kerbow is here to take you on a tour of today’s dystopian milieu, and then extrapolate it all into a techno-induced future. Continue »