Finnish Woman Creates Controversial Self Portraits, Calls It Art

Some of us use selfies as a vain form of self-expression, trying to make ourselves look richer, happier or more beautiful than we really are. Finnish photographer Iiu Susiraja, however, turns this concept of the selfie on its head by taking brutally honest, surreal and unflinchingly funny self-portraits using her own body and other objects as props. Continue »

Aqueous Roses And Liquid Blooms Photographed By Mark Mawson

In his latest photographic series, London-based photographer Mark Mawson takes us underwater to the epicenter of swirling vortexes and explosions of colorful dye. Each image captures a brief split-second moment requiring extreme precision and choreography to create a perfect swirl or bloom. Continue »

These Photos Were Made By Spinning The Camera While Shooting

Natural Rotations is a photo series by Surrey, England-based photographer Simon Painter. Each of the images was created by spinning the camera while an exposure is in progress. Continue »

Stunning Colourised Photographs Of Australia’s 1920s Female Criminals

Colourised images have given vibrant new life to Australia’s most notorious female criminals of the early 1900’s including the fearsome London born razor-gang leader Matilda Devine.

Mrs Osbourne, location and details unknown, around 1919:

This series of expertly colourised pictures looks into the souls of their female counterparts Down Under, many of whom were British immigrants. The pictures have been colourised Matt Loughrey of My Colorful Past from Westport, Ireland. Continue »

A Bullied Student With Vitiligo Is Celebrating Learning To Love Her Skin By Turning It Into Art

A bullied student with vitiligo is celebrating learning to love her skin by turning it into art making a world map, flowers and even a Van Gogh painting. Ashley Soto, 21, from Orlando in Florida, USA, has found turning her white patches of skin into art has empowered her and helped her to embrace her vitiligo. Continue »

Read 15 Classic Books In Under A Minute

Sometimes reading 350-page novel is just too much work. Thankfully, there’s Book-A-Minute Classics! Continue »

25 Amazing 1970s Album Advertisements

Taken from pages of old music magazines like Creem, Circus, Hit Parader, Smash Hits and Billboard, here is a fun collection of album advertisements from Journey, Parliament, Diana Ross, Meatloaf and more Enjoy! Continue »

Family Leaves Husky For 3 Hours, Dog Redesigns The Apartment

Who said interior design is not for dogs? One Husky decided to prove the doubters wrong as soon as his owners went out to the movies. In only 3 hours, the aspiring artist turned the whole apartment into his canvas. The pooch released his inner artist by inking his paws and turning the floors (and anything else that got in the way!) into a giant piece of art. The artist even left his signature on the bed to prove the authorship. Although his new design had to be cleaned up by his humans, we hope that one day his artistry will be recognized. Continue »

This Set Of Pictures Were Provided By The Dupont Circle Hotel In Washington DC And Dramatically Brought To Life After Colourisation

This set of pictures were provided by the Dupont Circle Hotel in Washington DC and dramatically brought to life after colourisation by British colourisation expert Tom Marshall.

After a thrilling chase through the busiest streets of Washington, a couple of bootleggers and their car come to grief at the hands of the Capitol police, 21st January 1922:

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“I was asked to colourise these images of the Prohibition, perfectly capturing both the fashion and atmosphere of this fascinating chapter in American history”, said Tom. “In January 1919 the American Congress passed the Eighth Amendment, outlawing alcohol and ushering in the infamous Prohibition era. Throughout the 1920s the state tried but failed to enforce the ban of alcohol throughout the States. Those who opposed the law found ever-creative ways to enjoy a drink”, Tom explained. Bootlegging was rampant, as were stores and clubs who secretly served liquor”. Continue »

UK Shed Of The Year Finalists

Sheds may seem like a humble garden storage solution, but impressive designs across the globe could certainly end this stereotype. This year, to mark the 10th anniversary of the Cuprinol Shed of the Year contest, planners have joined forces with a fan site called Cabin Porn to run a Global category in the contest – and the designs are certainly envy inducing.


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West Wing – owned by Kevin Herbert in Berkshire Made from 90% recycled materials and set across three sections, the West Wing includes a bed in loft space, an area to relax and escape, a secret bookcase, a play area, storage and workshop. Continue »

A Giant Ancient Egyptian Statues Unearthed


Egyptian workers lift with an excavator parts of a statue for restoration after it was unearthed at Souq al-Khamis district, at al-Matareya area, Cairo, Egypt, 09 March 2017. According to the Ministry of Antiquities, a German-Egyptian archaeological mission found in parts two 19th dynasty royal statues in the vicinity of King Ramses II temple in ancient Heliopolis. The first is an 80cm tall bust of King Seti II carved in limestone, while the second is eight meters tall carved in quartzite. There were no engravings on the latter, however discovering it at the entrance of King Ramses II temple suggests that it could belong to him. (Photo by Khaled Elfiqi/EPA) Continue »

The Russia You’ll Never See On Postcards Through The Lens Of Photographer Alexander Petrosyan


Alexander Petrosyan

Award-winning photographer Alexander Petrosyan has spent decades discovering what makes his home town tick: the everyday comedy and drama of a city built on contradictions. Alexander Petrosyan doesn’t think pictures can change the world, but he does believe they can help you understand it a little better. Having received his first camera as a birthday gift at the age of 12, the photographer quit and came back to the practice several times before turning professional in 2000. Continue »

Dickens World, The Defunct Theme Park Dedicated To Live Action Re-Enactments Of Charles Dickens Novels

They theme park had life-sized replicas of the streets where Oliver Twist and Company picked pockets, poorhouses and the ghost chamber where you get haunted by the ghosts of the Marley Brothers from the classic A Christmas Carol. The website is still live even though it closed in 2016. Continue »

Yes, This Is The Real-Life Waterworld Project


Tod Seelie

In 2009, Brooklyn street artist Swoon and two dozen or so friends crashed the Venice Biennale contemporary art show in hulking rafts made from New York City garbage. Called the Swimming Cities of Serenissima, the boats looked like something out of the 1990s post-apocalyptic movies “Tank Girl” and “Waterworld” sprinkled with a bit of swamp water. (Swoon said some of the inspiration came from her childhood in Florida.) Continue »

Star Wars Spacecrafts Flies Over Rice Fields In Malaysia: An Artist Combines His Love For His Hometown With His Passion To Star Wars

A “Star Wars” superfan has brought the universe to his backyard. Amateur photographer Zahir Batin, from Selangor in Malaysia, added stormtroopers, X-wings and other famous sights to his native Tanjong Karang rice fields.

An Imperial AT-ST Walker moves through the Malaysian rice fields:
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The Malaysian snapper decided to combine his love for his hometown with his passion for the out-of-this-world space opera and, in particular, the toys. The amazing shots show TIE fighters on fire flying overhead and AT-AT walking tanks towering over tiny children, as well as Dark Side forces marching through the countryside. Continue »