Japanese Photographer Captures Very Sad Stray Cats And Their Games

A Japanese photographer who goes by Nyan Kichi has made friends with a colony of feral cats. He’s found that the cats particularly love to play in an area where the street has a lot of drain holes. They don’t seem to enjoy Nyan Kichi’s attempts at a gentle game of Whack-a-Mole, but they don’t mind having their pictures taken at all. Continue »

Bizarre Hospital Images From A Very Strange Cache Of Japanese Stock Photos

There’s a website called Sukima Nurse that offers pictures of a Japanese nurse holding unusual objects in a hospital and similar locales. The pictures fall generally into the stock photo category, although with a very, very narrow focus.

Japanese nurse blowing through a conch shell:

It’s difficult to imagine anyone having any reason to use a picture of a Japanese nurse blowing through a conch shell, but that is the very thing that makes the pictures so hilarious. Continue »

Daughter Brings To Life Her Dad’s Dream For A Caravan, Taken From Plans Found In His Secret Wartime Diaries During His Time As A Japanese Prisoner Of WWII

WWII POW Reg Newman dreamed of returning to the UK and building the luxury 1930s caravan he’d designed. While incarcerated at a prison camp in Borneo, he made meticulously illustrated designs for the holiday home. When he was released after three years and five months, he was too traumatised to get his caravan made. His daughter, Jan Fursier, found plans and asked Channel 4’s Amazing Spaces to bring her dad’s dream to life. Continue »

These Russian Social Media Profile Pictures Will Blow Your Mind With Photoshop Magic

Behold, the most magical social media profiles of Russia! Feast your eyes on the mermaids, unicorns, six-arm men, and angels living their wildest fantasies online. Whatever you’re into, these profiles are proof you can find like-minded people online. These gems were mined from the Russian social network Odnoklassniki, which means “Schoolmates”. Odnoklassniki is a popular network for old friend and classmates to stay in touch. It’s basically local Facebook for Russia and former Soviet Republics. Continue »

Tanks – The Fallen Giants Of The World War I

A British tank which has crashed into a tree, near Cambrai, Franc, 1917:

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The development of tanks in World War I was a response to the stalemate that had developed on the Western Front. Although vehicles that incorporated the basic principles of the tank (armour, firepower, and all-terrain mobility) had been projected in the decade or so before the War, it was the heavy casualties sustained in the first few months of hostilities that stimulated development. Research took place in both Great Britain and France, with Germany only belatedly following the Allies’ lead. Continue »

Steer Clear: A Collection Of Sketchy Looking Vans

Vans were once seen as the coolest vehicles on the planet by those groovy guys (mostly) and (a few) gals who thought driving their own magic room around town sounded like pure heaven. And then the 90s ended, and non-work vans started to represent “stranger danger” to people who’d heard stories about creepy guys with vans doing all sorts of unspeakable things. Sadly, this stigma stuck and vans became largely unwanted vehicles, except among classic car enthusiasts and ironic hipsters looking to make a statement with their customizable box on wheels. Continue »

Action Figure Collector Turns His Toys Into A Funny Visual Diary

Imagine action figures crossing over to Toy Story, and you’ll get this priceless photography series by Instagram user @bmyhero.

Definitely Han shot first:

If you loved these action hero mashup photos, the following pictures by this Bali-based photographer will be up your alley—they hilariously feed to any fantasy you’ve had of superheroes from rivaling franchises meeting each other. The photos also have a surreal quality to them, which makes them all the more believable and enjoyable to fans. Continue »

Illustrations You’ll Love If You Agree That Being A Woman Is Hard

There are many ways to celebrate being a woman—you can reiterate powerful quotes, empower others, or even get an underboob tattoo—but there’s probably no better way to unite women than to have us laugh at our own struggles. London-based artist Natalya Lobanova including this quiz about what your spooning style says about your relationship, draws pencil illustrations that women everywhere can relate to. Continue »

Hauntingly Beautiful Ophelia Paintings Seduce You From Beneath The Water’s Surface

Through a liquid lens, gorgeous flower-wreathed females gasp for air from below the water’s surface. Their hands and spindly limbs cling to bright and exotic floral arrangements as their bodies are ravished by lapping waves. Kari-Lise Alexander’s sublimely saturated paintings, part of a series called WAKE, are disturbingly beautiful. With just a glinting, sideway glance, Alexander’s painterly females have no trouble connecting with the viewer. Their relaxed forms are both provocative and vulnerable, and the aesthetic is reminiscent of the folklore-inspired paintings of Swedish artist John Bauer. Continue »

A Fascinating NSFW Look At Your Organs From The Inside Out

‘Visceral’ is a series of striking anatomical portraits created during a collaboration with Colombian illustrator David Pérez and photographer Paola Rojas H – who both live in the Bogota region.

Pérez meticulously illustrated various parts of the human anatomy onto the models whilst Rojas focusing capturing the portraits with a sense of serenity and calm. The two agreed to use red and blue as the dominant colours within the shoot – the cool blue hue to reflect the detached and surgical tone to the illustrations, offset with a warm red to represent the warmth of life, passion and instinct. Continue »

Artist Francesco Sambo Combines Humans With Beasts In Surreal Photo Collages

Italian artist Francesco Sambo’s Bestiary is a collection of digitally manipulated pictures where he swaps his head for that of different animals. The resulting beasts can be sometimes creepy, sometimes cute, but always interesting to look at. Continue »

The Lost Tribes Of Tierra Del Fuego: Rare And Haunting Photos Of Selk’nam People Posing With Their Traditional Body-Painting

The Selk’nam, a stone-age hunting culture inhabited the Tierra del Fuego area of southern Argentina and Chile for 7,000 years. During those times the tribes lived nomadically and in tune with the land—hunting, gathering and fishing. Continue »

These Lamps Allow You To Have A Planet At Home

Maria Elena from Pulsarmoonlight uses recycled garden globes to create lamps, and she turns them into something truly incredible. Continue »

Incredible Aerial Pics Show Thousands Of Burnt-Out Cars After Parking Lot Was Swallowed By Massive Fire

Aerial pictures show thousands of scrapped cars burnt to the ground in Haikou city in China. The massive flames wiped out the parking area in south China’s Hainan province on March 2. Firefighters were not able to get the fire under control until seven hours after it was started. Luckily, everyone escaped unharmed. Continue »

Man Creates “Passive-Aggressive Art Gallery” For His Roommate’s Mes

Justin Cousson got tired of cleaning up after his roommate. So rather than constantly reminding him to tidy up, he created the “Passive-Aggressive Art Gallery”. Continue »